controlled carrier modulation


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controlled carrier modulation

[kən¦trōld ′kar·ē·ər ‚mäj·ə′lā·shən]
(communications)
System of modulation wherein the carrier is amplitude-modulated by the signal frequencies and, in addition, the carrier is amplitude-modulated according to the envelope of the signal so that the modulation factor remains constant regardless of the amplitude of the signal. Also known as floating carrier modulation; variable carrier modulation.
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