omnirange : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing
- Thus, omnirange signals cannot be picked up dependably beyond the "line of sight.
- Most airports are only equipped with a navigation and approach system called VOR-DME (for very high frequency, omnirange, distance-measuring equipment), which guides a plane into .
- Nicknamed ORDIR (omnirange digital radar), the new signal technique cannot be applied to existing radar systems.