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radio beacon

n.
A fixed radio transmitter that broadcasts distinctive signals as a navigational aid.

radio beacon

n
(Telecommunications) a fixed radio transmitting station that broadcasts a characteristic signal by means of which a vessel or aircraft can determine its bearing or position. Sometimes shortened to: beacon

ra′dio bea`con


n.
a transmitter that sends out a distinctive signal as a navigational aid for ships and aircraft.
[1915–20]

radio beacon

A radio transmitter which emits a distinctive or characteristic signal used for the determination of bearings, courses, or location.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radio beacon - a characteristic signal emitted by a transmitter used for navigationradio beacon - a characteristic signal emitted by a transmitter used for navigation
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
2.radio beacon - a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposesradio beacon - a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes
radio station - station for the production and transmission of AM or FM radio broadcasts
Translations
radiomajakka
radiolatarnia

radio beacon

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