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GPS

Abbreviation for:
gastrocnemius-plantaris-soleus
General Pharmaceutical Services 
general practice strategy
Goodpasture syndrome
grey platelet syndrome
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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.
Loran 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.
What Loran did have, though, was outstanding repeatability, which meant it would take you to the same place over and over with remarkable consistency.
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.
COOL: Loran Kay, Anthony McGuirk and Tim Harding from the Impact School who created a Great 08 CD
Loran was shooting at targets pinned to the wall when he hit the 32-year-old, the High Court in Edinburgh heard.
One of the projects HP was working on at the time was a LORAN C receiver," recalls Lange.
Loran, unable to break into Tranmere's first team this season, spent the last month on loan at Port Vale.
One of the most public members of the Stewart clan, Loran LaSells "Stub" Stewart, died Sunday at age 93, contributing to Stewart's heightened emotion at Monday's swearing-in ceremony.