analog channel


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analog channel

[′an·əl‚äg ′chan·əl]
(electronics)
A channel on which the information transmitted can have any value between the channel limits, such as a voice channel.
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analog channel

In communications, a channel that carries voice or video in analog form as a varying range of electrical frequencies. Contrast with digital channel.
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No manufacturer makes an MSO with only one set of specifications labeled "channel characteristics." Instead, there are analog channel specs and separate digital channel specs as shown in Table 1.
The NAB insists that cablers are obligated to carry the digital signal just as they are obligated to the regular analog channel under the so-called "must carry" law.
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This new recorder is an economical alternative to the DAS240-BAT and features 10 integrated universal analog channels to measure and record voltage, temperature, current, resistance, frequency, and pulse.
For example, they use digital marketing to acquire customers, only to make them use analog channels for setup and ordering, but then hope they will use digital channels for self-service.
All analog channels can run simultaneously and in synch with the digital I/O channels.
"In 2012, we removed certain analog channels, which freed up bandwidth for us to launch more HD channels, which customers have requested."
As the deadline ended midnight, analog channels stopped airing in most of the 33 cities where digitisation kicked in.
This is similar to watching television at home and comparing the quality of analog channels to those of high definition (HD) channels.
The insider noted that although Next TV cannot be broadcast via the analog channels of cable TV at present, the problem can be solved by 2015, when local TV channels will be completely digitalized, according to the government's plan.
They can convert existing analog channels to P25 digital signaling without changing base stations.