radio bearing


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radio bearing

[′rād·ē·ō ‚ber·iŋ]
(navigation)
The bearing of a radio transmitter from a receiver as determined by a radio direction finder.
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radio bearing

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The angle between the apparent direction of the transmitting station and a reference direction, normally true or magnetic north.
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