beacon tracking

beacon tracking

[′bē·kən ‚trak·iŋ]
(engineering)
The tracking of a moving object by means of signals emitted from a transmitter or transponder within or attached to the object.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

beacon tracking

The tracking of a moving object by means of signals emitted from a transmitter or transponder within or attached to the object.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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These companies bundle their beacon tracking code in a tool kit developers can use.
What we have instead are the actions of a floundering politician lighting for his life, announcing cheap Band-Aids in the form of studies and limited investment for new emergency beacon tracking satellites, quadrennial reviews of the state of affairs in all things search and rescue, and last minute musings about restoring a fleet of helicopters that were bought for parts into functioning members of the SAR fleet--all while waving an accusing finger at Public Works and calling for his mommy.
"The beacon tracking system (BTS) allows engineers to reach out by 300 feet past the edge of where the coils would have to be stopped, giving greater range and tracking capabilities," said Crumpton.
Every Phoenix terminal will be configured to support hub terminal operations and contain the equipment required to support a network consisting of up to four Enhanced Tactical Satellite Signal Processor multiplexed full duplex links, orderwire communications, and support beacon tracking for two antennas (but not simultaneously).
the device delivers three primary methods of operation: walkover beacon tracking, remote guidance and line locating.
For those applications requiring tracking signals for antenna control, two beacon tracking downconverters and companion dual-tracking receivers are available for inclusion in the drawer.
DISPATCH, through in-cab messaging, location beacon tracking, and infrared close proximity communication devices, detects trucks not following their assigned routes and alerts the operator or foreman prior to dumping.
The Subsite 752 Tracker/752 Display is a multi-function unit with three primary methods of operation: walk-over beacon tracking, remote guidance and line locating modes.