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PTTI Capabilities of the Modernized LORAN System



Kirk Montgomery, Michael A. Lombardi


This paper covers the current status and future plans of the modernized LORAN systems in North America, the European Union, Asia, & Saudi Arabia. Special focus is placed on the enhanced LORAN system in North America and Europe. These modernized systems have new capabilities that allow them to serve as sources of precise time and frequency that can meet the needs of telecommunication and power industry users. The paper discusses recent technological developments in LORAN time and frequency equipment, at both the transmission and receiving sites. It presents and discusses results from recent field tests that demonstrate the current timing capabilities of the modernized LORAN System. It also describes future changes planned for eLORAN that will further improve its accuracy and performance.
Proceedings Title
Proc. 2008 PTTI Conf.
Conference Dates
December 1-4, 2008
Conference Location
Reston, VA, US


dissemination, LORAN, time scales, time transfer


Montgomery, K. and Lombardi, M. (2008), PTTI Capabilities of the Modernized LORAN System, Proc. 2008 PTTI Conf., Reston, VA, US, [online], (Accessed July 18, 2024)


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Created November 30, 2008, Updated October 12, 2021