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Decca

[′dek·ə]
(navigation)
A hyperbolic navigation system which establishes a line of position from measurement of the phase difference between two continuous-wave signals; the intersection of the two lines of position from two pairs of transmitting stations establishes a navigational fix, or location.

Decca

A trade name for an extinct long-range, ambiguous, two-dimensional radio navigation system that used continuous-wave transmission to provide hyperbolic lines of position, and position-fixing facilities, through the radio frequency phase comparison techniques from four transmitters. The system operated in the frequency band 68 to 150 kilocycles.
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