low-frequency loran

low-frequency loran

[′lō ‚frē·kwən·sē ′lȯr‚an]
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A modification of standard loran, which operates in the low-frequency range of approximately 100 to 200 kilohertz to increase range over land and during daytime, and which matches cycles rather than envelopes of pulses to obtain a more accurate fix. Abbreviated LF loran. Also known as cycle-matching loran.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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