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OMEGA navigation system status and future plansOMEGA is described as a very low frequency (VLF) radio navigational system operating in the internationally allocated navigation band in the electromagentic spectrum between 10 and 14 kilohertz. Full system implementation with worldwide coverage from eight transmitting stations is planned for the latter 1970's. Experimental stations have operated since 1966 in support of system evaluation and test. These stations provided coverage over most of the North Atlantic, North American Continent, and eastern portions of the North Pacific. This coverage provided the fundamental basis for further development of the system and has been essential to the demonstrated feasibility of the one to two nautical mile root-mean-square system accuracy. OMEGA is available to users in all nations, both on ships and in aircraft.
Document ID
19750019113
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Nolan, T. P. (Coast Guard Washington, DC, United States)
Scull, D. C. (Coast Guard Washington, DC, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1974
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center Proc. of the Sixth Ann. Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Planning Meeting
Subject Category
AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATION
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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