Definition of racon in English:

racon

noun

US
  • A radar beacon that can be identified and located by its response to a specific radar signal.

    • ‘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.’

Origin

1940s: blend of radar and beacon.

Pronunciation:

racon

/ˈrākän/