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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope