collision beacon

collision beacon

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Typical anti-collision light installation in a fin.
A powerful rotating visual light carried by aircraft to increase visibility in flight, especially at night and in poor visibility conditions. Normally there are two lights—one on the dorsal fin and the other in the ventral position. These lights are visible 360° around the aircraft.
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The hardware implementation consists of two power complementary antennas that are used for both, the target and the collision beacons. The left and right collision beacon receivers demodulate the unique collision beacon signals and provide at the output the detected signal strength for each of the n agents.
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