omnidirectional radio range

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a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing

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It performs functional testing, signal generation and calibration of Marker Beacon (MKR), VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range (VOR), Instrument Landing System (ILS) and VHF/UHF Communications (COMM) avionics systems.
The airport under ANS will get VHF-based communication, Doppler VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range and Distance Measurement Equipment (DOVR/DME), voice recorder, GPS clock systems, instrument landing system, ATS automation, communication lines and radar signals from the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL).
Navigational aids, for example an instrument landing system and a Doppler VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range worth P225.
To satisfy the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards, equipment such as Doppler VHF omnidirectional radio range beacons and distance measuring equipment, flight procedure design systems, various aeronautical lights, and communication control units will be supplied to improve air traffic safety; and fire engines, X-ray screening machines, explosive detection devices and other equipment for airport security will be installed as necessary.
Officials at Charleston International Airport said that a VHF omnidirectional radio range malfunctioned and thus all flights were canceled.