radar beacon, racon(noun)
a device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A receiver-transmitter combination that sends out a coded signal when triggered by the proper type of pulse, enabling determination of range and bearing information by the interrogating station or aircraft. Also called RB.
The numerical value of radar beacon in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of radar beacon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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