Loran stations

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The transmitting stations whose positions define the two foci of a family of hyperbolic lines of position.

They are (1) a master station which initiates a continuous train of pulses and (2) a slave station which synchronises a continuous train of pulses with the pulses from the master station.




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

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