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Consumer electronics

A broad field of electronics that are purchased for casual use or entertainment rather than for professional use; such as TVs, VCRS, DVD players,mp3 players, hi fi stereos, games consoles as well as Internet appliances.

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Consumer electronics; Radio

Frequencies in the high frequencies region of 3 to 30 MHz, but this term is often used to refer to frequencies from 1.7 to 30 MHz.

shortwave radio

Consumer electronics; Radio

A radio player that is able to receive high frequency (HF) signals of the radio spectrum, between 3,000–30,000 kHz. Shortwave radio obtained its name because its radio wavelengths ...

single sideband (SSB)

Consumer electronics; Radio

A modulation technique that suppresses one sideband and the carrier and transmits only the remaining sideband.


Consumer electronics; Radio

Popularly known as radio bands. Frequencies are grouped according to their wavelengths, in meters. The tuning locations of a station can be expressed as a frequency (kHz or MHz) ...

amplitude modulation (AM)

Consumer electronics; Radio

A modulation technique that varies the power output of a transmitter in accordance with the variations in the modulating audio signal.

medium wave (MW)

Consumer electronics; Radio

Radio signals from 300 to 3000 kHz, although this term is often used to mean any radio signal in the AM broadcast band (540 to 1700 kHz).

frequency steps

Consumer electronics; Radio

A radio turning feature that lets the user more easily set the frequency increment for tuning or scanning.