sky-wave-synchronized loran

sky-wave-synchronized loran

[′skī ¦wāv ‚siŋ·krə¦nīzd ′lȯr‚an]
(navigation)
A type of loran in which the transmitting stations are synchronized by signals reflected from the ionosphere; used to obtain greater range and more accurate nighttime navigation. Abbreviated ss loran.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.