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direction-finder

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  • Nautical stars were used as direction-finder to guide and protect the sailors in the wide open seas at night to prevent deviating from set destination.

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  • On foggy evenings the smugglers would get their bearings by transmitting international code to a U.S. Navy radio direction-finder station, whose operators had no way of knowing who was doing the signaling.

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  • The grasping brambles seemed almost conscious of her, corralling Tally the way they wanted her to go, no matter what her direction-finder said.

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  • Furthermore, a song can be thought of as both map and direction-finder.

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  • The other four stations were engaged solely in radio direction-finder operations aimed at tracking Japanese merchant vessels and warships throughout the Pacific.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • His radio transmissions, according to the CAST radio direction-finder bearings, placed his force off the east coast of Japan.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • The center was manned by 75 trained cryptographic specialists—including intercept operators, radio direction-finder experts, translators, and cryptographers—who monitored Japanese diplomatic and military communications.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • He included the bearings of Japanese warships obtained by the direction-finder stations in his Daily Chronology.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • Except for the direction-finder and its operator in Luton's control tower, and but for Kris's 'give-it-all-you've-got' semi-crash landing, the BBC would have lost two forecasters permanently, and on a cloudless fine evening, no less.

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  • He asked Martin and James to give him an automatic direction-finder signal but there was no response.

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