receiver noise threshold

receiver noise threshold

[ri′sē·vər ′nȯiz ‚thresh‚hōld]
(electronics)
External noise appearing at the front end of a receiver, plus the noise added by the receiver itself, determines a noise threshold that has to be exceeded by the minimum discernible signal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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