Associations to the word «Racon»

Wiktionary

RACON, noun. A beacon that, on detecting a radar signal, transmits a coded navigation signal

Dictionary definition

RACON, noun. A device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position.

Wise words

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