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Aug1210, 12:31 PM

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From a book:
"The waveform is distorted because of different amounts of attenuation and phase shift suffered by different frequency components of the signal" Question: If there are different frequency components in a single, how do the ratio channels operate on a single frequency. A channel, for example, operates on the frequency 101. How can this happen when the signal contains components of differing frequencies? Thanks. 


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Aug1210, 01:47 PM

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Any signal can be broken down into an infinite number of simple sinusoid components. Fourier is mind blowing.
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FourierSeries.html 


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Aug1210, 01:57 PM

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The bandwidth of each US FM broadcast radio station is 200kHz, in the band from 87.8 MHz to 108.0 MHz. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FM_broadcasting . 


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Aug1210, 02:05 PM

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Frequency components in a singnal.
So, when we say ration station 106 (for example), we're talking about the Bandwidth. And Bandwidth means that this station/channel can be captured on all the frequencies in this band, right?



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Aug1210, 02:06 PM

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Another related question: When we say that a certain broadband/DSL connection has a bandwidth of say, 1 Mbps, what does that mean?
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Aug1210, 02:15 PM

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Thanks.
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Aug1210, 02:17 PM

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modulation . 


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Aug1210, 02:22 PM

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Thanks a lot! It was really helpful! Taking first course in Analogue Communication. :)



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