angle-measuring equipment

angle-measuring equipment

[′aŋ·gəl ¦mezh·ər·iŋ i‚kwip·mənt]
(navigation)
A radio aid to navigation for measuring the vertical angle to a ground-based or sea-based transmitter by determining the phase difference between signals received by antennas at different positions on the aircraft. Abbreviated AME.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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