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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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).
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