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a characteristic signal emitted by a transmitter used for navigation

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a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes


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Captions: Elbit's MCTR-7200 tactical radio family, part of the firm's E-Lynx radio range, uses the company's Multi-band Channel Waveform.
The receiver and loggers in the Ultra Radio range are compatible with existing Tinytag Radio products, and can be mixed and matched within a single system.
Thales's Doppler-VOR VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range system is particularly well suited to operatingunder demanding conditions and terrain.
He acknowledges the technology is a "double-edged sword" because it can be easy to fly outside of the drone's radio range, where the plane will go into auto-pilot and return back to the operator using the global positioning system.
Lind tuned his radio to the Pittsburgh-area radio range tower, the first checkpoint of a dozen along his route.
This scenario is present when the network is deployed on vast regions where the radio range of the nodes is short compared with the length of the region.
A new addition to Raymarine's extensive VHF radio range, the 260 VHF has a modular design with a remote Class D DSC black-box' transceiver, remote speaker receiver and full-function handset.
Instead of fixing the radio signals to some particular radio range for all obstacles sizes and shapes, which is an overly optimistic attempt to reflect system performance in the real world, more accurate obstacles model is developed by considering all static and moving obstacles that can have an effect of radio signal propagation with diffraction, attenuation, refraction, and reflection.
The radio receivers building and the radio range navigational aid were located off the field.
As an optical astronomer it has been an interesting experience to carry out observations at the large wavelengths which occur in the radio range," Julija Bagdonaite, lead author of the publication, said.
Furthermore, the company's VHF omnidirectional radio range (VOR) and DME will provide navigation equipment for various airports, for both en-route and terminal area guidance.
As soon as our radio range allowed, we hailed Sand Sailor, the callsign at EMFK, and told them of our intentions.
The radio range of each device will vary by manufacturer and can be extended by adding signal repeaters or additional devices.