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pinger

[′piŋ·ər]
(engineering acoustics)
A battery-powered, low-energy source for an echo sounder.

pinger

(1) See ping.

(2) The transmitter in an aviation flight recorder (the airplane's black box) that emits a 37.5 kHz signal each second until the battery is drained. Officially an "underwater locator beacon" (ULB), the pinger is activated when immersed in water.

(3) (Pinger Inc.) The publisher of Textfree, a texting and voice application for PCs, Macs, iPhones and Android devices.
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The Navy is continuing to work with our partners to more thoroughly understand the data acquired by the Towed Pinger Locater," U.
5kHz is the exact frequency of a pinger from a black box," he said.
Salvage expert John Noble said: "It's a desperate last-minute move because they know the pinger is going to g to run out within the next few days and if they don't give it a go now they'll never find it using these techniques.
Experts have warned the Towed Pinger Locator may be of little use unless investigators can get a much better idea of exactly where the plane went into the water, because its limited range and the slow speed at which it must be pulled behind the ship mean it cannot cover large areas of ocean quickly.
The Australian navy ship Ocean Shield lies docked at naval base HMAS Stirling while being fitted with a towed pinger locator
The battery-powered pingers on the plane's black box stop transmitting about 30 days after a crash, giving the searchers now perhaps only a few days to locate it.
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