Coast Guard to decommission 35-year old Long Range Navigation Station Caribou

CARIBOU, Maine – The Coast Guard is holding a decommissioning ceremony for its Long Range Aids to Navigation (LORAN) Station in Caribou, Maine, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010.

Coast Guard terminates LORAN-C signal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard terminated broadcast of the North American Long Range Navigation-C signal at 3 p.m. Monday with the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center in Alexandria, Va., coordinating the shutdown.

Coast Guard will terminate Long Range Aids to Navigation (Loran-C) signal February 8

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard will cease broadcasting the North American LORAN-C signal Feb. 8.

Coast Guard urges mariners to purchase GPS before termination of Long Range Aids to Navigation signal

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is urging mariners currently using United States Long Range Aids to Navigation (Loran-C), to ensure they have a GPS navigation system aboard their vessels and become familiar with it prior to Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, when the Coast Guard will cease transmission of the Loran-C signal. Once the signal transmission is terminated, mariners will not be able to rely on the Loran-C...

Coast Guard announces publication of notice of intention to terminate the Long Range Aids to Navigation Loran-C signal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Director of Prevention Policy announced Thursday publication in the Federal Register of plans to cease broadcasting the North American Loran-C signal Feb. 8.