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Record 1 2015-10-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Navigation Aids
DEF

A ... VHF [very high frequency] radio beacon used in aviation ... to give pilots a means to determine position along an established route to a destination ...

CONT

Marker beacons serve to identify a particular location in space along an airway or on the approach to an instrument runway. [A] transmitter ... transmits a directional signal to be received by aircraft flying overhead.

OBS

marker beacon: term standardized by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee; term officially approved by the Electronics and Telecommunications Terminology Committee.

OBS

marker beacon; marker; marker radio beacon; MKR: terms and abbreviation officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • radio marker beacon

French

Domaine(s)
  • Aides à la navigation aérienne
DEF

Émetteur de radionavigation qui rayonne un faisceau vertical en vue de fournir à un aéronef une indication de position

OBS

radioborne : terme normalisé par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne et uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes, par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI) et par le Comité d'uniformisation des termes de l'électronique et des télécommunications (CUTEL).

OBS

radioborne : terme et définition publiés au Journal officiel de la République française le 22 septembre 2000.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ayuda para la navegación aérea
DEF

Cada una de las emisoras de ondas hertzianas que jalonan una ruta aérea o materializan la trayectoria que ha de seguir un avión [...]

OBS

[Las radiobalizas son] reconocidas e identificadas por el piloto merced a las señales convencionales que ellas mismas emiten.

OBS

El nombre de "baliza" [...] en aeronáutica [...] designa todos los medios que jalonan una ruta aérea. Abarca, pues, los radiofaros direccionales, las radiobalizas, las balizas respondedoras y las señales ópticas de los aeropuertos.

OBS

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

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