Accession Number:

ADA503888

Title:

PTTI Capabilities of the Modernized LORAN System

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

SYMMETRICOM SAN JOSE CA

Report Date:

2008-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

This paper covers the current status and future plans of the modernized LORAN system. Special focus is placed on the enhanced LORAN system in North America and Europe. These modernized systems have new capabilities that allow them to serve as sources of precise time and frequency that can meet the needs of telecommunication and power industry users. The paper discusses recent technological developments in LORAN time and frequency equipment, at both the transmission and receiving sites. It presents and discusses results from recent field tests that demonstrate the current timing capabilities of the modernized LORAN System. It also describes future changes planned for eLORAN that will further improve its accuracy and performance.

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Navigation and Guidance
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE