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single sideband

The upper or lower sideband of a carrier frequency that is amplitude modulated. To save power, the carrier and one of the sidebands is eliminated, leaving only a single sideband for transmission. Single sideband is used mostly in amateur radio (ham radio). See sideband.
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At the RN, the downlink signal is combined with the coming P2P light from BS_1 by a 33/66-GHz optical interleaver (IL) to realize single sideband transmission for the two signals.
There is the hiss of the burner, and the single sideband radio is on.
Shu, "Reversely modulated optical single sideband scheme and its application in a 60-GHz full duplex ROF system," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol.
The SGAs also provide a typical single sideband phase noise specification of -135 dBc/Hz at 20 kHz offset from a 1-GHz carrier, 1-ms settling times in the conventional frequency selection mode or 100 [mu]s in the list mode, and + 13-dBm maximum RF output power with 0.01-dB resolution.
In particular, the company's microwave and millimeter-wave mixer ICs have been used to implement image reject mixer (IRM) and single sideband (SSB) upconverter circuits.
However, single sideband modulation is particularly challenging because the carrier is suppressed, so the received signal strength rises and falls with modulation.
Features include an advanced synthesizer-based design, one-button autotuning, channel power measurements, peak search, marker measurement, switchable 50-[ohm] or 75-[ohm] input impedance, single sideband phase noise of -90 dBc @ 100 Hz offset, and a built-in RS-232 interface.
Its single sideband (SSB) phase noise is typically -135 dBc at 1 GHz (20 kHz offset, 1 Hz measurement bandwidth).
The AIP method even suppresses the feed through on single sideband signals, and consequently the intelligence on the signal can be detected while the system is deriving the bearing angles.
Detailed digital modulation analysis is not possible, but the unit does perform amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and single sideband (AM/FM/SSB) demodulation and has the capability to identify common signal types by their bandwidth and spectrum skirt shape as an aid to determining the sources of interference.
Schoenike, Single Sideband Systems and Circuits, Second Edition, McGraw Hill, 1995.
A sample of the radar LO is used with the synthesized signals in phase-locked loops to generate the desired Doppler shifted clutter and target are used rather than single sideband modultion of the radar transmitted signal to reduce the spurious signals in the output.