Loran Drift control

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Drift control (in Loran)

The equipment control by means of which the local time base oscillator is brought into synchronisation with the transmitted time base.

In Loran C and in most Loran A receivers the final "lock-in" is accomplished automatically.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM