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BEACON

Boston Exchange Automated Communication Order-Routing Network

A computerized system allowing for the automatic execution of orders on any exchange in the United States at the consolidated market price.

BEACON

A Boston Stock Exchange computerized system for automatically executing orders for stocks listed on any of the U.S. securities exchanges. Executions are made based on the prices posted in the consolidated market. Also called Boston Exchange Automated Communications Order-Routing Network.
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Most modern ships have a position indicating radio beacon which, in an emergency, sends a signal to rescue services with the ship's location.
There has been no communication from the boat since before 6pm and the emergency positioning radio beacon has been found, with no sign of the vessel.
But the airport has a less advanced system, a VHF Omnidirectional Radio beacon, or VOR, that should have sufficed.
Digital Angel (NASDAQ: DIGA), an advanced technology company in the field of animal identification and emergency identification solutions, announced today that on Saturday evening February 28 CBS TV will air a program entitled Live to Tell: Black Wave that tells the story of a family of six that was rescued by an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) manufactured by the Company's McMurdo unit.
Mr Nalder said the department's presence at the Dowerin event also provided an opportunity to raise awareness in the community about carrying in-date flares, emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRBs) requirements and the need for boat to be registered with the department.
Stan McNally, of Pensby, Wirral, has designed a prototype for a new radio beacon system for ships.
A NASA study cited Friday by the aviation agency found that letting pilots pick their own routes instead of following the airways laid out by the radio beacon routes would have saved $1.
Contract awarded for Sabot air navigation safety facilities measuring small radio beacon equipment purchases (Network Analyzer and other 3 kinds)
30pm on Sunday his Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) was activated 230 miles west of Ireland.
Danny told how at first the coastguards asked him to take EPIRB - emergency position indicating radio beacon - from its mounting and attempt to stop the signal.
How could the pilots, with years of experience and a cockpit full of electronic navigation gear, have lost track of their location relative to a critical radio beacon just 33 miles north of the Cali airport, their destination?
Investigators also blamed inadequate maintenance for the failure of the trawler's emergency positioning radio beacon and issued a second safety bulletin.