Radio beacon

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Term radio beacon
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beacon

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Definition

"A radio transmitter whose radiations enable a craft to determine its own direction or position relative to the beacon by means of a communication receiver or direction finder."

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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