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Radar beacons (Dcnspbp)

Receiver/transmitter transponder devices used as navigation aids, identifying landmarks or buoys on a shipboard marine radar display; the device responds to a received radar pulse by transmitting an identifiable mark back to the radar set. Radar beacons are also called racons, radar responders, or radar transponder beacons. (Source: Team: adapted from http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/enav.racon.htm)
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Radar transponders
Broader Term
Beacons (Dcnspb)
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