Radar beacon

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beacon

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Definition

"A transponder beacon transmitting a coded signal on radar frequency, permitting an interrogating craft to determine the bearing and range of the transponder."

Definition Source

NATO: NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION, Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD/NATO) (1980), "Agard Multilingual Aeronautical Dictionary", Second Edition, London

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