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A blue flag with white square in centre used as ship's signal



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PENNANT

1) A long streamer of decorative flag bunting. 2) A broad pennant is square and its insignia indicates the owner, club or personage on board.

BLUE PETER

A blue and white flag (the flag for the letter 'P') hoisted at the foretrucks of ships about to sail. Formerly a white ship on a blue ground, but later a white square on a blue ground.

WAFT

The signal flag on a vessel.

GROUNDED-GRID AMPLIFIER

An electrontube amplifier circuit in which the control grid is at ground potential at the operating frequency; the input signal is applied between cathode and ground, and the output load is connected between anode and ground.

SEARCH AND RESCUE RADAR TRANSPONDER

An electronic device which transmits a homing signal on the radar frequency used by rescue ships and aircraft.

CIVIL RED ENSIGN

The British Naval Ensign or Flag of the British Merchant Navy, a red flag with the Union Flag in the upper left corner. Colloquially called the 'red duster'.

DISTANT SIGNAL

A signal placed at a distance from a block of track to give advance warning when the block is closed.

CHALLENGE

A signal transmitted by a interrogator

GATE

A circuit which has two or more input-signal ports and which delivers an output only if and when every input signal port is simultaneously energized. circuit; passive AND gate.

PENDANT

  1. A length of wire or rope secured at one end to a mast or spar and having a block or other fitting at the lower end.
  2. A length of wire or rope hooked to a tackle on leeboards.
  3. A long, thin triangular flag flown from the masthead of a military ship (as opposed to a burgee, the flags thus flown on yachts).

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