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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 1049

Concept definition: The type of a radar transponder <BEACON>.
Attribute value type: ENUMERATION
Reference type: IR
Reference: [FACC, Annex B: RTB]
Supplemental references:  

Enumerants (presented in a natural order)
Status Attribute label Enumerant label ▾ Concept definition Code Ref type Reference Supplemental references
RADAR_TRANSPONDER_TYPE LEADING_LINE_RACON A RACON that may be used (in conjunction with at least one other radar <BEACON>) to indicate a <MARINE_LEADING_LINE>. 1 PR [S57A, Attribute, CATRTB:3]  
RADAR_TRANSPONDER_TYPE RACON_TRANSPONDER A RACON transponder that returns a coded signal which provides identification of the <BEACON>, as well as range and bearing. The range and bearing are indicated by the location of the first character received on the radar screen. 2 PR [S57A, Attribute, CATRTB:2]  
RADAR_TRANSPONDER_TYPE RAMARK_BEACON A radar marker (RAMARK) <BEACON>, which continuously transmits a signal appearing as a radial line on a radar screen, the line indicating the <DIRECTION> of the beacon. RAMARKs are intended primarily for marine use. 3 PR [S57A, Attribute, CATRTB:1]  

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