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quadrature amplitude modulation

quadrature amplitude modulation in Technology


(QAM) A method for encoding digital data in an analog signal in which each combination of phase and amplitude represents one of sixteen four bit patterns. This is required for fax transmission at 9600 bits per second.
(1995-02-02)

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