spread spectrum transmission

spread spectrum transmission

[′spred ¦spek·trəm tranz‚mish·ən]
(electronics)
Communications technique in which many different signal waveforms are transmitted in a wide band; power is spread thinly over the band so narrow-band radios can operate within the wide-band without interference; used to achieve security and privacy, prevent jamming, and utilize signals buried in noise.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Chapter 2 provides some basic concepts, explaining the technique of spread spectrum transmission, circuit and packet switching, and client-server architecture.
Spread spectrum technology in general makes phones much less prone to eavesdropping; frequency hopping is reportedly even more secure than direct sequence, another form of digital spread spectrum transmission.
The base station packetizes and then transmits the pricing data over the airwaves using spread spectrum transmission technology.
The bands available for nonlicensed spread spectrum transmission (per 47 CFR part 1.5) are 902 to 928 MHz, 2.4 to 2.484 GHz and 5.725 to 5.85 GHz.
* The spread spectrum transmissions of multiple users occupy the

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