Definition of Direction finder

1. Noun. Radio; determines the direction of incoming radio waves.

Specialized synonyms: Goniometer, Radio Compass
Generic synonyms: Receiver, Receiving System



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Literary usage of Direction finder

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1. Practical Wireless Telegraphy: A Complete Text Book for Students of Radio by Elmer Eustice Bucher (1917)
"GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION OF THE direction finder. ... The Marconi direction finder is an adaptation of the apparatus originally evolved by Messrs. ..."

2. Practical Wireless Telegraphy: A Complete Text Book for Students of Radio by Elmer Eustice Bucher (1917)
"GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION OF THE direction finder. ... The Marconi direction finder is an adaptation of the apparatus originally evolved by Messrs. ..."

3. General Physics and Its Application to Industry and Everyday Life by Ervin Sidney Ferry (1921)
"Such an outfit is called a "direction finder" or "radio compass." Suppose that a ship is a few hundred miles from New York and the commanding officer wishes ..."

4. General Physics and Its Application to Industry and Everyday Life by Ervin Sidney Ferry (1921)
"The Radio direction finder.—A vertical transmitting antenna emits «magnetic waves of the same intensity in all horizontal directions. ..."

5. War Work of the Bureau of Standards: April 1, 1921 by National Bureau of Standards, United States Bureau of Standards, United States (1921)
"Radio direction finder A few turns of wire wound around a wooden frame ... This direction finder is a much smaller structure than an antenna, being, ..."

6. Aircraft Year Book by Manufacturers Aircraft Association (1921)
"The direction finder, or radio-goniometer, is a war development which has only ... One type of radio direction finder operates on the principle that as long ..."

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