Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : RTPBCN
FeatureName: Radar transponder beacon
Alias : RTPBCN
CamelCase : Unspecified
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A transponder beacon transmitting a coded signal on radar frequency, permitting an interrogating craft to determine the bearing and range of the transponder.
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Remarks : Also called 'racon'. The object class 'radar transponder beacon' is only used to encode the technical equipment independent of the structure on which it is located (e.g. a beacon, light-vessel or tower).
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : NULL
Justification : NULL
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Accepted : 2000-11-01
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Successor : RTPBCN
Predecessor : -