clear QAMAn unencrypted digital channel from the cable company. Most digital TV sets have a built-in clear QAM tuner, which can decode a limited number of TV stations, such as local broadcasts, PBS and shopping channels. Premium channels are always encrypted, and non-premium channels may be as well. See QAM.
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