amplitude shift keying


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amplitude shift keying

[′am·plə‚tüd ¦shift ‚kē·iŋ]
(communications)
A method of transmitting binary coded messages in which a sinusoidal carrier is pulsed so that one of the binary states is represented by the presence of the carrier while the other is represented by its absence. Abbreviated ASK.
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Footnote ASK = Amplitude Shift Keying FSK = Frequency Shift Keying IF = Intermediate Frequency PA = Power Amplifier PAE = Power-Added Efficiency PEG = Passive Entry Go PLL = Phase-Locked Loop RKE = Remote Keyless Entry TPMS = Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems About Atmel
Footnote AIDU = Atmel's UHF platform concept (Tag Identification Unit) ASK = Amplitude Shift Keying CRC = Cyclic Redundancy Check DSBM = Double SideBand Modulation EAS = Electronic Article Surveillance EIRP = Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power RFID = Radio Frequency Identification IDIC = Identification ICs (registered trademark of Atmel) PSK = Phase Shift Keying PWM = Pulse Width Modulation TAGIDU = Atmel's RFID IC ATA5590 (Tag Identification Unit) UHF = Ultra High Frequency (860 - 960 MHz)
Available today with 315/433 MHz Amplitude Shift Keying, pricing is $25 for the rfPIC receiver module, $30 for the rfPIC transmitter module, and $135 for a kit that includes two receivers, two transmitters and the PICkit 1 Flash Starter Kit.
Footnote ASK = Amplitude Shift Keying FSK = Frequency Shift Keying PEG = Passive Entry Go PLL = Phase-Locked Loop LF = Low Frequency NRZ = Non-Return-to-Zero TPMS = Tyre-Pressure Monitoring System UHF = Ultra-High Frequency VCO = Voltage-Controlled Oscillator XTAL = Crystal

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