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ping·er

 (pĭng′ər)
n.
A device used underwater to produce pulses of sound, as for an echo sounder or a locator device.

pinger

(ˈpɪŋə)
n
a device that makes a pinging sound, esp one that can be preset to ring at a particular time
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Noun1.pinger - a pulse generator used for echo sounding in sonar
pulse generator - a generator of single or multiple voltage pulses; usually adjustable for pulse rate
asdic, echo sounder, sonar - a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return; "sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging"; "asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee"
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In my opinion, the pinger locators are no longer necessary to finding the black box.
If you're Robert Pinger, you write short stories and plays.
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According to market research report " Cockpit Voice (Black Box), Towed Pinger Locator, Distress Radio Beacons, Flight Data Recorder Market by Application( Commercial, Military, UAV ' s) by Geography( North America, Latin America, The Middle East, APAC, and Europe)- Forecast and Analysis to 2014 - 2020 " by MarketsandMarkets, The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder market is expected to be at $136.
Calling the search for the missing jet a debacle, underwater scientists said the four crucial signals detected by a US pinger locator were from another man-made source and not the Malaysian Airlines plane's black boxes.
Ocean Shield will cease searching with the towed pinger locator later today and deploy the autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21 as soon as possible," said Angus Houston, who fronts the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, AFP reported.
Now that 30 days have passed we are in bonus time," said Anish Patel, head of US-based pinger maker Dukane Seacom.
The pinger signal, heard yesterday in the area where the Boeing 777 is thought to have come down, gave off a frequency of 37.
Australian ship Ocean Shield was towing a US Navy pinger locator device through the ocean depths off Perth.
The Australian navy ship Ocean Shield towed a pinger locator from the US Navy and the British navy's HMS Echo, equipped with similar gear, looked for the black boxes in an area investigators' settled on after analysing hourly satellite pings the aircraft gave off after it disappeared.