Definitions for radio beacon

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra′dio bea`con(n.)

  1. a transmitter that sends out a distinctive signal as a navigational aid for ships and aircraft.

    Category: Navy, Electronics, Radio and Television

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radio beacon(noun)

    a characteristic signal emitted by a transmitter used for navigation

  2. radio beacon, beacon(noun)

    a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes


  1. radio beacon(Noun)

    A beacon that emits radio wave signal to guide ships and/or aircraft.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. radio beacon

    A radio transmitter which emits a distinctive or characteristic signal used for the determination of bearings, courses, or location.


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