low-frequency padder

low-frequency padder

[′lō ‚frē·kwən·sē ′pad·ər]
(electronics)
In a superheterodyne receiver, a small adjustable capacitor connected in series with the oscillator tuning coil and adjusted during alignment to obtain correct calibration of the circuit at the low-frequency end of the tuning range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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