frequency control

Definitions

Electronics

  • A control which can be adjusted to set or vary the frequency or frequency response of a component, circuit, device, or instrument, such as a receiver, transmitter, or oscillator.
  • A control which is utilized to lock an electronic component onto a chosen frequency. Used, for instance, in TV receivers, radio receivers, and superheterodyne receivers. If automatic, also called automatic frequency control (1).
  • A circuit that maintains the frequency of an oscillator within precise limits. Also called automatic frequency control (2).
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