bias telegraph distortion

bias telegraph distortion

[′bī·əs ′tel·ə‚graf dis′tȯr·shən]
(communications)
A distortion that causes telegraph mark-and-space pulses to be lengthened or shortened; often caused by changes in the amplitude of incoming pulses. Also known as bias distortion; spacing bias.
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