Loran FAQs:


Q: Was Loran soon ready for deployment?

A: Yes, and the first chain went live in June 1942 at Montauk and Fenwick.

Q: Was Loran usable at 500–700 nautical miles using the groundwaves?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Loran another lightweight system?

A: Yes, and mounted on trucks.

Q: Was Loran a simple system that compared the arrival times of pulses to make a measurement?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Loran deliberately designed to allow skywaves to be used?

A: Yes, and the resulting received signal was far more complex.