Accession Number : ADD001423

Title :   Loran Assist Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Roll, Ronald G ; Edwards, Charles R ; Moore, Robert C ; Wagner, George D ; Burek, Ronald K

Report Date : 31 Dec 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The patent describes apparatus to permit Loran-C navigation using an available Loran receiver and a commercial programmable desk-top calculator. A navigator is provided with heading angle, relative position information, velocity information and a real-time plot of ship's position on standard navigation charts. An interface unit adjusts signal levels for system compatability and stores incoming data in preparation for its use by the calculator. Destination data may be inserted from remote units and navigational information may be displayed remotely, as well.

Descriptors :   *LORAN, *PATENTS, INTERFACES, SIGNAL PROCESSING, READ ONLY MEMORIES, SHIFT REGISTERS

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE