We know that you can see only ships near you. With this item you could make your own channel with other person. For example, you bought it. Now in profile tab there is a picture of radar. Every player has his own locator ID, like
#01E64A5UR. If someone want to see you, he needs to put your ID in his radar search field. After that, owner of other radar will see request from other locator, but you can’t accept or decline. You need to put second locator’s ID in your one to connect it.
After successful connect you can see each other even if you far away. Radar is upgradeable. Upgrade allows you to use more than one target (Up to 4) and increases work distance. Marks (*) of located players change to light blue.