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Categories: Radar, Radio stations and systems ITU, Radio navigation, Aids to navigation
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racon  radar beacon  Enhanced RACON  ITU-R M.824  Radar beacons
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A device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position WordNet 3.0
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A device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Radar beacon is – according to article 1.103 of the International Telecommunication Union's ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A transmitter-receiver associated with a fixed navigational mark which, when triggered by a radar, automatically returns a distinctive signal which can appear on the display of the triggering radar, providing range, bearing and identification information." Wikipedia
A beacon that, on detecting a radar signal, responds by transmitting a coded navigation signal. Wiktionary
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