Sonar Beacon

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The Sonar Beacon is a portable electrical device that can be activated to create a marker at its location, visible on a Navigation Terminal, Sonar Monitor, or Handheld Sonar. This can be used to mark a specific location, or to locate characters.

Sonar Beacon
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Inventory icon.

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The Sonar Beacon can be equipped and held in one hand, at which point the Beacon's GUI opens up. There's an on/off toggle, and an option to edit the Beacon's label that appears on sonar devices. After being turned on, the Beacon can be put anywhere in the inventory, or dropped.