basic pulse repetition rate

basic pulse repetition rate

[′bā·sik ′pəls ‚rep·ə′tish·ən ‚rāt]
(navigation)
In the loran navigation system, the lowest pulse repetition rate used by a chain of stations; the chain has a number of stations, all operating on the same radio frequency; one of these stations uses the basic rate while the others use rates that differ by fractional numbers of pulses per second.