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  • n. Plural form of pinger.

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Examples

  • One of the reasons why is, they have devices on them called pingers that are activated by contact with the salt water.

    CNN Transcript Jan 31, 2000

  • The U.S. Navy and the National Transportation S.fety Board will help, along with accident experts from Britain, Germany, Russia and Brazil and private companies The lifespan of the so-called "pingers" attached to the black boxes is only about a month, but officials say submarines and boats equipped with sonar gear can find the wreckage from the Airbus 330 even without such signals.

    Air France Crash Search to Resume

  • Mr. Bouillard said search teams will continue efforts to locate the recorders 'audible beacons using ultra-sensitive undersea microphones until July 10, when batteries on the "pingers" will almost definitely have died.

    Air France Jet Hit Water Largely Intact, Investigators Say

  • The lifespan of the so-called "pingers" attached to the black boxes is only about a month, but officials say submarines and boats equipped with sonar gear can find the wreckage from the Airbus 330 even without such signals.

    USATODAY.com News - Top Stories

  • The lifespan of the so-called "pingers" attached to the black boxes is only about a month, but officials say submarines and boats equipped with sonar gear can find the wreckage from the Airbus 330 even without the signals.

    Top Stories: BreakingNews.ie

  • The life span of the so-called "pingers" attached to the black boxes is only about a month, but officials say submarines and boats equipped with sonar gear can find the wreckage from the Airbus 330 even without such signals.

    The Shad Plank

  • The life span of "pingers" attached to the plane's recorders is only about a month, but officials say submarines and boats equipped with sonar gear can find the wreckage from the jet even without such signals.

    News24 Top Stories

  • Recently developed software had picked up what investigators were convinced was the distinctive signal from at least one of the "pingers" attached to the jet's two flight recorders.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In the first month-long search, which began nine days after the crash, submarines and boats equipped with listening devices combed a much larger area in search of the acoustic signals emitted by the boxes '"pingers" for as long as their batteries were expected to hold out.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • Additional beacons should be fitted to commercial aircraft and the "pingers" attached to the black boxes should emit signals for 90 instead of 30 days, it said.

    Winnipeg Sun

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