channel hopping


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channel hopping

(chat)
To rapidly switch channels on IRC, or a GEnie chat board. This term may derive from the TV idiom, "channel surfing".
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A sudden lack of power in your flicker dicker (that's another one) no matter how hard you repeatedly press it, is the worst nightmare to a couch potato who enjoys channel hopping.
PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM has hailed Barnsley's PS20million takeover, which could trigger some Channel hopping with French side Nice.
The effect (and it's intentional) is to replicate the TV channel hopping of yore.
It's a good time of the day for channel hopping and we could see a ten percent increase in turnover.
To obtain the accurate performance of CQM MAC protocol, a Markov chain model, which combines the channel hopping strategy of CQM protocol and IEEE 802.
In addition, although some schemes on channel hopping in CR networks can be used for finding a common channel between two nodes [24], [25], [26], they still suffer various limitations and cannot be used in broadcast scenarios.
In fact, some of these anchors seem to be doing quite a bit of channel hopping.
It is one of those sports you find by accident, like synchronised swimming or men's beach volleyball, sports you pause on momentarily when channel hopping just to see what on earth is going on.
Yes, I know it's hardly highbrow entertainment and it certainly won''t scoop any top telly awards, but it's amazing that whenever I'm channel hopping, how often I manage to "stumble upon" - and what's more, get engrossed in this hilarious show.
The upgrade optimises several RFID tag read/write operations resulting in an overall performance improvement, including continuous read capabilities for moving-tag applications; BlockWrite operations that reduce the time to write many bytes of data to a tag; and enhanced channel hopping.
The most common complaints include loo roll not being replaced, lights that aren't switched off, channel hopping and the lavatory seat being left up.
Offering superb picture quality, the 15-inch set comes complete with a remote control for horizontal channel hopping.