[time-nuts] LORAN-C Programmatic environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)?
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Wed Jul 25 19:37:33 EDT 2007
From: Peter Vince <pvince at theiet.org>
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] LORAN-C Programmatic environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)?
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 11:38:37 +0100
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> The situation in Europe is just as uncertain. Germany,
> Denmark and Norway announced a couple of years ago that they intend
> to turn off their stations, leaving just France (2 stations) and the
> UK (no stations at the time) committed - which was not good since at
> least 3 stations are needed to form a Loran-C chain. I believe France
> has agreed to pay for the operation of the German station, Sylt, and
> to keep Loran going until at least 2015. However, it is not clear
> what their opinion will be when (if?) Galileo is fully operational.
When Galileo flies it is definitly dead here.
Norway is very close to close up operation as I understand it. It runs on
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