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Second, just to check for myself, I went to Newegg.com, and looked up an arbitrary modem and looked for the specs. Below is a listing,

Channel Bonding: Up to 4

Channel Width: 200KHz / 400KHz / 800KHz / 1.6MHz / 3.2MHz / 6.4MHz

Modulation: QPSK, 8/ 16 / 32/ 64 / 128 QAM

Symbol Rate: 160 / 320 / 640 / 1280 / 2560 / 5120 Ksym/s

Maximum Data Rate: Up to 143 Mbps

Frequency Range: 5 to 42 MHz (edge to edge)

WIthout getting too weedy or into the nitty gritty, I'm not sure how the numbers here work out. Is Symbol Rate here, specified as Msym/s and Ksym/s the same as baud? wouldn't symbols per second be the same number as the baud? So for example, when bonding 4 channels as shown below... it can have a max of 5120 Ksym/s...meaning that it's 5120 baud?

So basically if the modulation is using say, 32-QAM, that's 32 different symbols, and each symbol can then be 160/320/640/1280,2560, or 5120 thousand? (because of the Ksym/s)?

Again I know it's probably an overly simplified look, but do I have the idea right?