bearing angle

bearing angle

[′ber·iŋ ‚aŋ·gəl]
(navigation)
Horizontal direction measured from 0° at the reference direction clockwise or counterclockwise through 90° or 180°.

bearing angle

bearing angle
A horizontal direction measured from 0° at the reference direction clock-wise or counterclock-wise through 90° or 180°. The bearing angle is labeled with the reference direction as a prefix and the direction of measurement from the reference direction as a suffix. Thus, bearing angle N 35°W is 35° west of north, or bearing 325°.
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SigmaOne's second generation correlative location technology is networked-based system that will reliably and accurately measure the bearing angle of arrival (AOA) and time difference of arrival (TDOA) of incoming cellular phone 911 calls.