residual modulation

Definitions

Electronics

  • In an RF signal, noise produced by variations of a carrier in the absence of any intended modulation. Also known as carrier noise.
  • synonymresidual AM
  • synonymresidual FM
  • synonymresidual PM
  • phase modulation of a signal when frequency or amplitude modulation is desired. It is an abbreviation of residual phase modulation. Also called residual modulation (4), or incidental PM.
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