Kendall effect


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Kendall effect

[′kend·əl i‚fekt]
(communications)
A spurious pattern or other distortion in a facsimile record caused by unwanted modulation products arising from the transmission of a carrier signal; occurs principally when the width of one side band is greater than half the facsimile carrier frequency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.