carrier-to-noise ratio


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carrier-to-noise ratio

[¦kar·ē·ər tə ¦nȯiz ‚rā·shō]
(communications)
The ratio of the magnitude of the carrier to that of the noise after specified band limiting and before any nonlinear process such as amplitude limiting and detection.
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Although many of the features and capabilities of SPECTRASYS are not covered in this article, a list of some of the measurements includes adjacent channel frequency, added noise, channel frequency, conducted third-order intermodulation power, cascaded gain, cascaded noise figure, channel noise power, carrier-to-noise ratio, channel power and desired channel power.
Before the final output, a controlled amount of additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) is added to the signal to simulate the carrier-to-noise ratio that is desired.
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