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(communications)
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(Amplitude Shift Keying) A simple digital modulation technique that uses two voltage levels for 0 and 1. See amplitude modulation.


Amplitude Shift Keying
ASK is a simple technique that uses two voltage levels to represent 0 and 1.
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