Planet Nomads – Solar Beacon Setting

A basic guide on setting solar beacons, that are great for marking your stuff, from base to vehicles.

Beacon Setting

Target the beacon press “Setup [C]” to Access the redial menu.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting
Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

Important! Set this to make the beacon appear on the world map.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting
Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

Setting a letter/alphabet (Cycles up to G for the moment) for the marker on the world map.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

Press this to rename your beacon.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting
Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

And on the world map you will see the marker with the alphabet you set in it
(the listed name had not being refresh which will only occur after a save and reload of the game).

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

Do note the beacon like all signature only get capture within the limit of 2km radius around the beacon source, which is denote on the NSEW compass bar at the top of the UI/HUD/screen.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

Tips: lay a string of beacons within 2km of each other will greatly help travelling alot.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

Put them on your vehicles, greatly help locating if you lose your bearings in locating it, plus it doesn’t need power to light it’s surrounding.

Planet Nomads - Solar Beacon Setting

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