A-station

A-station

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A primary transmitting station in a LORAN (long-range navigation system). The designation is applied to the transmitting station of a pair, the signal of which always occurs less than half a repetition period after the next preceding signal and more than half a repetition period before the next succeeding signal of the other station of the pair, designated a B-station.
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The tooling's push-button design allows for fast and easy setting of overall length and die penetration in precise increments (0.006" for 1/2" A-station tools and 0.008" for larger station tools) without the need for measuring tools.
The A-Station section--a student site--is given a slot on the home page.