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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RFIC amplitude shift keying (ASK) or on-off keying (OOK) superheterodyne receivers are replacing regenerative receivers in garage door openers, remote keyless entry (RKE) systems, tire pressure monitoring (TPM) systems, home automation systems and other applications.

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