Module 42 - Chapter 9D 12/2/2007 4:24:00 PM Area Navigation...

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Chapter 9D 02/12/2007 16:24:00 Area Navigation (RNAV) Basic Method used by a variety of equipment including VORTAC, long range  navigation systems, inertial nav systems, and GPS Long Range Navigation (LORAN) Developed by the Department of Defense Based on a principal of measuring time differences between the synchronized  signals received from each transmission in a chain Measures distance and location based on the intersection of two Lines of  Possibility Lines of Possibility found using the time difference between a master station  and two secondary stations LORAN-C Accurate within .3 nm or better LORAN Receivers Operates on low frequency AM radio waves so it can be effected by lightning Can also be effected by surface type, foliage, seasonal changes, and  weather. Will most likely be phased out over the next few years due to GPS
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course AS 121 taught by Professor Kirton during the Spring '08 term at Embry-Riddle FL/AZ.

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Module 42 - Chapter 9D 12/2/2007 4:24:00 PM Area Navigation...

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