omnirange


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om·ni·range

 (ŏm′nĭ-rānj′, -nē-)
n.
A radio network that provides aircraft with complete information on bearings. Also called omnidirectional radio range.

omnirange

(ˈɒmnɪˌreɪndʒ)
n
(Navigation) a very-high-frequency ground radio navigational system to assist a pilot in plotting his exact position
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Noun1.omnirange - a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing
navigational system - a system that provides information useful in determining the position and course of a ship or aircraft
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On 30 August 1956 the Air Coordinating Committee approved a common military-civil short-range air navigation system called VORTAC, which combined TACAN with the Civil Aeronautic Authority's very high frequency omnirange direction finder.
Collins Series 900 products include traffic alert collision avoidance systems (TCAS II), Mode S transponder, low-range altimeter, high-frequency tranceiver, weather radar, satellite communications, distance measuring equipment, VHF omnirange receiver, VHF communications, instrument landing system and automatic direction finder.
The contracts in South America are for five very high frequency omnirange systems ("VOR") and distance measuring equipment ("DME") for Colombia and four instrument landing systems to be delivered elsewhere in South America.