Definitions for radio beacon
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word radio beacon
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a transmitter that sends out a distinctive signal as a navigational aid for ships and aircraft.
Category: Navy, Electronics, Radio and Television
Origin of radio beacon:
a characteristic signal emitted by a transmitter used for navigation
radio beacon, beacon(noun)
a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes
A beacon that emits radio wave signal to guide ships and/or aircraft.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A radio transmitter which emits a distinctive or characteristic signal used for the determination of bearings, courses, or location.
Find a translation for the radio beacon definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these radio beacon definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"radio beacon." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/radio beacon>.