Automatic direction finder

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4-2-075

A direction finder in which the bearing, with or without sense, is determined automatically.


Note: The automatic radio compass is an example of an automatic direction finder.

Reference: B.S. (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Centre of buoyancy

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