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A navigation system in which short-range omnidirectional VHF transmitters serve as radio beacons.
- ‘A simple method has been introduced for analyzing VHF omnirange radio beacon errors caused by deficiencies in and misalignment of its antenna system.’
- ‘his VHF Omni-Range navigation method relies on the ground based transmitters which emitted signals to VOR receiver.’
- ‘All he has to do if he wants to fly toward the omnirange is to tune to its frequency and then watch a needle on his instrument board.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.