# A New Approach to Geometry of Range Difference Location

@article{Schmidt1972ANA, title={A New Approach to Geometry of Range Difference Location}, author={R. Schmidt}, journal={IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems}, year={1972}, volume={AES-8}, pages={821-835} }

Loran, as an example of a "hyperbolic" range difference location system, provides hyperbolic lines of position on which the target must lie. It is shown in this paper that lines of position need not be hyperbolic, i.e., an exact straight line of position on the plane or the surface of a sphere (where the solution is a great circle) is derived and computer-generated error maps are given.

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