incidental FM

Definitions

Electronics

  • Frequency modulation of a signal when amplitude or phase modulation is desired. It is an abbreviation of incidental frequency modulation. Also called incidental modulation (3), or residual FM.
  • synonymincidental frequency modulation
  • synonymincidental modulation
  • In an RF signal, noise produced by variations of a carrier in the absence of any intended modulation. Also known as carrier noise.
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