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vor

(vɔː)
vb
to warn

VOR

An air navigational radio aid which uses phase comparison of a ground transmitted signal to determine bearing. This term is derived from the words "very high frequency omnidirectional radio range."
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This was back when we taught instrument students how to eyeball a course "direct" to a fix defined by two VOR radials,
According to the FAA, it used the following criteria to determine which VORs would be retained as a part of its minimum operational network MON):
Mode VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Radio Beacon) allows navigation to medium distance.
Vors, who is studying under Dr Mark Boyce, Alberta Conservation Association Chair in Fisheries and Wildlife at the University of Alberta, said that the decline raises serious concerns not only for the animals, but also for people living in northern latitudes who depend on the animals for their livelihood.
I'm old school enough that I have two VORs tuned when using GPS.
According to AOPA, the VORs will not be part of a planned "minimum operational network" (MON) of ground-based navaids to be used in event of a widespread GPS failure.
As we explored last month, the presence of the OBS with the VOR makes VOR navigation reasonably easy, eliminating the requirement to correct away from the CDI.