Definitions for 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.
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