[time-nuts] Loran - any good for timekeeping?

M. Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Fri Apr 21 03:02:22 EDT 2006

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            "Rob Kimberley" <time.bandit at btinternet.com> writes:
: Long time since I played with a LORAN-C timing receiver, but the Austron
: units were good to a microsecond. Interesting to know what the newer
: technology can manage.

I think three orders of magnitude better is the current state of the
art, at least in a lab setting.  Commercial units I've seen do about
one and a half orders of magnitude better.

I'm unsure how much of what I know about the performance that I've
seen in the development of loran timing system that my company
produced I can share.


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