Thesaurus Term/Concept: RADAR BEACON

Identifier 93066
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A structure which allows aircraft fitted with radar equipment to 'home' in on an airfield in the dark or in poor visibility, and land safely. Radar beacons can also be used as navigation aids.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSF15339 20th century Military Research Establishment at Orfordness (Monument)
Monument Type MSF25705 HFDF (High Frequency Direction Finder) tower, Adastral Park, Martlesham (Monument)
Monument Type MXS20113 Marine navigation beacon tower circa 1928 (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33640 Second World War site (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33438 Site of Leiston Very High Frequency (VHF) Fixer Station (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33616 Site of Second World War direction finding radar site. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF24345 World War II defences on the Swale (Mod) (Monument)