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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The accident site was on the north slope of a mountain peak, about 70 feet below, and 380 feet from, the Lake Hughes very high frequency omnirange navigation beacon (LHS VOR) antenna.
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.
In actual line operations, very-high frequency omnirange navigation equipment (VOR) radials are usually intercepted inbound to the station.