Definition of racon in English:


Syllabification: ra·con
Pronunciation: /ˈrākän


chiefly US
A radar beacon that can be identified and located by its response to a specific radar signal.
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  • The racon on the Bishop Rock Lighthouse works on the 3cm and 10 cm wavelengths, has a range of around 18 nautical miles and the Morse coding of T.


1940s: blend of radar and beacon.

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