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BEACON. A signal erected as a sea mark for the use of mariners; also, to give warning of the approach of an enemy. 1 Com. Dig. 259; 5 Com. Dig. 173.

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For users looking for a meatier version, Radio Beacon Full adds features for third-party logistics management, zones, lots, serials and complex shipping for $6,000 per user.
DTSIL), the manufacturers of RADIO BEACON, notes, "Our software accommodates all warehousing needs of those distributing to the retail marketplace, delivering compliance labels and optimizing the pick-packship routine.
First over the stern is the top of the mooring, whose radio beacon and flashing light are designed to operate only when they are on the surface.
Development of the first national radio beacon for air transportation was announced.
The emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB), made by the Special Devices division of Litton, Springfield, Pa.
The alarm was raised after the rowers' emergency position indicating radio beacon, known as an Epirb, was set off.
As a backup safety measure, you also bought a standalone emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) or a personal locator beacon (PLB).
A final Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) signal was received from the ship at about 10:30 a.
The alarm was raised when the crew sent out a distress call through their emergency radio beacon.
Their radio beacon alerted coastguards thousands of miles away in Falmouth, Cornwall, and HMS Clyde was then sent to the yacht.
He was found by a United States coastguard helicopter which had tracked his emergency radio beacon.
The search was triggered after anElectronic Positioning Radio Beacon (EPIRB) fitted to all life rafts was set off automatically and picked up by the coastguard satellite at Falmouth and Kinloss.