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LORAN-C User Handbook

COMMANDANT PUBLICATION P16562.5 Subj: Loran-C User Handbook 1. PURPOSE. To provide a general description of the Loran-C Navigation System and an introduction to its use. 2. DIRECTIVES AFFECTED. The Loran-C User Handbook, COMDTINST M16562.3, dated May 1980 is cancelled. 3. DISCUSSION. The new Loran-C User Handbook is a much more comprehensive edition than the previous one. A Loran-C system description, use of Loran-C receivers, interference to Loran-C and its effects, nautical charts and tables containing Loran-C information, and updated information on available Loran-C coverage are only some of the topics covered in the handbook W.J. ECKER Chief, Office of Navigation Safety and Waterway Services

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