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Long range navigation (LORAN)

Long range navigation (LORAN). An electronic navigational system by which hyperbolic lines of position are determined by measuring the difference in the time of reception of synchronized pulse signals from two fixed transmitters. LORAN-A operates in the 1750 1950 kHz frequency band. LORAN-C and -D operate in the 100 110 kHz frequency band.

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