Ramark vs Racon difference

Ramark vs Racon difference

Radar marker (ramark)
Radar marker.
Give bearing only.
Radial line from the centre.
Series of dots.
Transmits continuously or at intervals.
X band and S band Radar.

Radar beacon.
Give range and bearing.
Like a transponder that emits characteristics signal when triggered by radar pulse.

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