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What does HB stand for?

HB stands for Homing Beacon

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Explaining that the birds must use the loft's infrasonic homing beacon to get their bearing before setting the direction for their return flight according to their sun compass, Hagstrum said, "I am a bit surprised that after 36 years I finally answered Bill Keeton's question to the Cornell Geology Department", adding that he is particularly pleased that he was able to use Keeton's own data to solve the mystery.
Once it is 10 kilometres above the ground the pod will shed its heat shield and deploy a parachute and homing beacon to signal its exact landing location in the Woomera rocket-testing range, in the central Australian desert.
Once it is 10 kilometres above the ground the pod will shed its heat shield and deploy a parachute and homing beacon to signal its exact landing location in the Woomera rocket-testing range, in the central Australian desert.