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Extract or separate (a modulating signal) from its carrier:‘the signal is passed through a filter at 300 kHz and demodulated’
- ‘Software-defined radio ‘tunes’ and demodulates radio signals with software, using off-the-shelf, low-cost computer parts.’
- ‘The receiver demodulates the wireless signal and ships it on to the customer's terminal equipment.’
- ‘A modem is a piece of telecommunications equipment which modulates and demodulates a message.’
- ‘The fundamental characteristic of software radio is that software defines the transmitted waveforms, and software demodulates the received waveforms.’
- ‘Thus, this signal can be demodulated and played on an ordinary FM radio receiver.’
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