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radio range beacon

noun
1.
a radio transmitter that utilizes two or more directional antennas and transmits signals differing with direction, permitting a flier receiving a signal to determine his or her approximate bearing from the transmitter without a radio compass.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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