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EMERGENCY POSITION INDICATING RADIO BEACON [1 record]

Record 1 2012-06-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Telecommunications
  • Military Equipment
  • Ship Communications (Military)
  • Search and Rescue (Paramilitary)
DEF

An alerting device which gives the location in case of distress.

OBS

emergency position-indicating radio beacon; EPIRB: term and abbreviation officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • emergency position indicating radio beacon
  • electronic position indicating radio beacon

French

Domaine(s)
  • Télécommunications
  • Matériel militaire
  • Communications en mer (Militaire)
  • Recherche et sauvetage (Paramilitaire)
OBS

radiobalise de localisation des sinistres; RLS : terme et abréviation uniformisés par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Telecomunicaciones
  • Equipo militar
  • Comunicaciones marítimas (Militar)
  • Búsqueda y salvamento (paramilitar)
OBS

radiobaliza de localización de siniestros; RLS : término y abreviatura aceptados oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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