, also mum to Jack, nine, described him as great fun to be around and a real joker.
In addition to her parents, Alma was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Loran
Schoolfriend Heidi Grunshaw said: "Loran
was a lovely, beautiful girl who I've known for many years.
They even developed a procedure whereby in bad weather that prevented visual search, they could use a collection of automatic-direction-finding cuts taken from a survivor's radio plotted from precisely recorded LORAN
positions to calculate a location within 1,000 meters--accurate enough to enable SAR operations in instrument flight rule (IFR) conditions.
receivers assume that the world is made of sea water, so the system must compensate for the fact that the signal also travels over land.
Why is it so difficult to convert GPS coordinates to Loran
TDs accurately anyway?
(75kg Middleweight) Loran
Shas (Germany) vs Richard Johns (England)
The Department of Homeland Security is terminating LORAN
entirely and expects the system to be completely offline by October 2010.
DANCING ON ICE: Whitley Bay skaters (left to right) Gemma Wilkinson, Loran
Watson and Deborah Russell show off their Dune of Flanders Cup trophies
When WAAS was first being discussed, upgrading the existing LORAN
system was discussed as a way of transmitting the WAAS signal.
Great 08 is the brainchild of Anthony McGuirk, Tim Harding, Loran
Kay and Rosie Campbell.
, 50, had been drinking with Graeme Baxter in the hours before the killing.