Many thanks are extended to the following individuals who contributed to the content in the Decca section of this web page.

Adams, John - Comissioner, Canadian Coast Guard, Ottawa , Ontario

Barnhouse, Pat - Deputy Scientific Advisor Maritime, DND, Ottawa, Ontario.

Dawson, Dan - former Decca transmitter technician. Nova Scotia

Grainger, Doug - former CDC employee, British Columbia

Jones, David. S.,  - Litra Manufacturing Inc.Norcross  GA,  USA

Kuiper, Tom - Jet Propulsion Labratory. Pasadena, CA

Miller, Ian A. - Ottawa, Ontario

Perkins, J. David - Submarine Historian, Halifax N.S.

Willson, Cdr Bob -  RCN (Ret'd)

Young, Michael  - RCN History List.


1) International Maritime Organization web page.

2) Racal/Decca web page:

3) BR-45 Admiralty Manual of Navigation.  Her Majesty's Stationery Office; London
    England, January 1964.

4) Jacek Tomczak - Janowski's Web page on Decca: The web page was kindly translated
    from Polish to English by Jan Bury who lives in Poland.

5) Radar At Sea ; Derek Howse, Derek.Macmillan Press, Great Britain  1993. ISBN

6) English Chain of Stations and Technical Data. s/n 3368. The Decca Navigator
    Company, London, England. 1946.

7) Air Manual. s/n 3373. The Decca Navigator Company, London, England. 1946.

8) Voyages Into Eternity. Ian A. Miller. ISBN 1 85821 446 7 ;
    Pentland Press, UK; 1997.

9) The Journal Of Navigation - Chapter 4W.F. Blanchard,
    Royal Institute of Navigation; Vol 44, No. 3; Sept 1991.
    Used with permission.

10)  David Sparvell (G4FTC) Decca web page.
    He has some great technical descriptions of Decca transmitting section.

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