loran A

loran A

[′lȯr‚an ′ā]
(navigation)
A medium-frequency radio navigation system by which hyperbolic lines of position are determined by measuring the difference in the times of reception of synchronized pulse signals from two fixed transmitters. Also known as standard loran.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If Rovers do decide to make Loran a permanent signing they will not have to pay a fee by way of compensation for the player, despite him being younger than 24, because he is not the product of the Manchester City youth system.
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