ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q46.
A1. Modulation is the impressing of intelligence on a transmission medium.
A2. May be anything that transmits information, such as light, smoke, sound, wire lines,
or radio-frequency waves.
A3. Mixing two frequencies across a nonlinear impedance.
A4. The process of recovering intelligence from a modulated carrier.
A5. The sine wave.
A6. To represent quantities that have both magnitude and direction.
A7. Sine q = opposite side / hypotenuse.
A8. e = Emax sine q.
A9. The value at any given point on the sine wave.
A10. Phase or phase angle.
A11. The rate at which the vector which is generating the sine wave is rotating.
A12. The elapsed time from the beginning of cycle to its completion.
A13. Wavelength = rate of travel X period.
A14. Process of combining two signal frequencies in a nonlinear device.
A15. An impedance in which the resulting current is not proportional to the applied
A16. The display of electromagnetic energy that is arranged according to wavelength or
A17. At least two different frequencies applied to a nonlinear impedance.
A18. Any method of modulating an electromagnetic carrier frequency by varying its
amplitude in accordance with the intelligence.
A19. A method of generating oscillations, a method of turning the oscillations on and off
(keying), and an antenna to radiate the energy.
A20. Plate keying and cathode keying.
A21. Machine keying.
A22. A high degree of clarity even under severe noise conditions, long-range operation,
and narrow bandwidth.
A23. Antenna-to-ground capacitance can cause the oscillator frequency to vary.
A24. To isolate the oscillator from the antenna and increase the amplitude of the rf
oscillations to the required output level.
A25. To raise the low frequency of a stable oscillator to the vhf range.
A26. An energy converter that changes sound energy into electrical energy.
A27. The changing resistance of carbon granules as pressure is applied to them.
A28. Background hiss resulting from random changes in the resistance between individual
A29. The piezoelectric effect.
A30. A dynamic microphone has a moving coil and the magnetic microphone has a moving
A31. Rf and af units.
A32. 100 kilohertz, 5 kilohertz, 95 kilohertz, and 105 kilohertz.
A33. All of the sum frequencies above the carrier.
A34. The intelligence is contained in the spacing between the carrier and sideband
A35. The highest modulating frequency.
A36. The depth or degree of modulation.
A37. One-half the amplitude of the carrier.