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