Publisher : Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research
DOI : 10.5394/KINPR.2013.37.1.35
Title & Authors
A study on the optimal geometrical placement of eLoran stations in Korea Lee, Chang-Bok; Shin, Mi-Young; Hwang, Sang-Wook; Lee, Sang-Jeong; Yang, Sung-Hoon;
In the eLoran navigation system, the dominant deterioration factors of navigation accuracy are the TOA measurement errors on user receiver and the GDOP between the receiver and the transmitters. But if the ASF data measured at dLoran reference station are provided for users through the Loran data channel, it will be possible to correct the TOA measurement errors. The position accuracy can be determined by the DOP depending on the geometry of receiver-transmitters, and their optimal placement improves the navigation accuracy. In this study we determined the geometric placement in case of up to six stations, and evaluated the performance of position accuracy for the receiver-transmitter geometry set of eLoran stations. The proposed geometry of eLoran stations can be referred for the construction of eLoran infrastructure meeting the capability of HEA for maritime, and time/frequency users in Korea.
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