TI 9900N

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <gram_at_cnct.com>
Date: Fri Dec 18 17:23:48 1998

Max Eskin wrote:
> I just got this curious item from somebody. It's labelled LORAN C
> NAVIGATOR on the back. I haven't powered it up yet, but I guess this is
> something similar to GPS (only LORAN is on the ground, isn't it?). It
> looks pretty old, and certainly has digital electronics in it. Could
> someone tell me what to do with this thing? Would it be useful in a car or
> an airplane? (I have neither)

Loran is a system of radio transmitters that ships and planes use to
navigate by triangulating the direction of the signals from two or
more stations. Can't thing of too much use for it in a car, unless
you're going _way_ off-road.
Ward Griffiths <mailto:gram_at_cnct.com> <http://www.cnct.com/home/gram/>
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Received on Fri Dec 18 1998 - 17:23:48 GMT

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