directional beacon

directional beacon

[də′rek·shən·əl ′bē·kən]

directional beacon

directional beacon
Polar diagram of a VOR (very high frequency omnidirectional radio-range).
A transmitter that emits coded signals automatically to enable aircraft to determine their bearing from a beacon with a communications receiver.
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Tenders are invited for Installation Of Non Directional Beacon (Ndb) At Ins Utkrosh.
It provides quick reference information on bend radius for more efficient use of drill pipe and installed product and compiles pipe information such as pipe number, depth, drill head roll angle, pitch, directional beacon temperature and battery level, date and time.
The stores continued to employ their large blue-and-white "Furniture" sign near the ceiling as a directional beacon.

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