[time-nuts] Loran Europe Lessay seems to be back on air?
paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 14:33:41 UTC 2016
I will say that this is the case that Time-nuts can actually help.
I suspect no one knows there are people out here that can tell the
difference in the Master signals. I learned that lesson when I built up the
Loran C simulator. The first one did not do the flips. Then when the
Austrons would not lock I figured it out. Yes I should have read the spec
If you can find contacts that care they most likely will appreciate you
On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 6:55 AM, Alan Melia <alan.melia at btinternet.com>
> Hi Brian Yes I did mean the Royal Inst. of Navigation. I think the hard
> facts were that there seemed no support from Governments for systems for
> which the users could not be billed . That hastened the demise of our own
> Decca Nav system in the late 90s also hastened by the end of the Cold War.
> My contact may have been jaundiced as he had been a Decca man. I had a
> contact whilst the Loop Head gear was operating from Rugby, but not after
> the contract passed to Babcock and Anthorn......but there were ex BT staff
> working there.....I will enquire.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Inglis" <
> Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca>
> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement" <
> time-nuts at febo.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 07, 2016 6:26 AM
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Loran Europe Lessay seems to be back on air?
> The 2015 shutdown was of the Research Information Network, but I guess the
>> OP may have meant the Royal Institute of Navigation? Hard to believe anyone
>> responsible from the latter would decry eLoran, unless perhaps the
>> operational cost was seen to be unreasonable.
>> On 2016-01-06 18:39, Alan Melia wrote:
>>> Yeah well its all done by computers now you dont need qualified
>>> navigators, the Captain can easily run it aground on his own :-)) It took a
>>> little longer than dumping ROs but not much.
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Inglis" <
>>> Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca>
>>> To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 9:44 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Loran Europe Lessay seems to be back on air?
>>> On 2016-01-04 14:11, Alan Melia wrote:
>>>>> I remember being told by a senior member of the RIN that he thought it
>>>>> was a "dead duck" and a waste of money.
>>>> It appears someone also thought RIN was a "dead duck" and a waste of
>>>> money as it too shut down at the end of 2015!
>> Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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