companded single-sideband system
companded single-sideband system[kəm′pan·dəd ¦siŋ·gəl ¦sīd‚band ‚sis·təm]
A long-haul microwave telecommunications system that employs repeaters and single-sideband amplitude modulation and achieves subjective noise improvement by companding to reduce circuit noise between syllables and during pauses in speech. Abbreviated CSSB system.
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