automatic sensitivity control


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automatic sensitivity control

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē kən‚trōl]
(electronics)
Circuit used for automatically maintaining receiver sensitivity at a predetermined level; it is similar to automatic gain control, but it affects the receiver constantly rather than during the brief interval selected by the range gate.
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