Analog Signal

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Analog Signal

A continuous, electrical wave containing data. The magnitude of the signal corresponds to the amount of data contained in it. An analog signal is one of two ways to change raw data into an electrical wave. See also: Digital system.
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With the court dismissing the petitions, the Multi-System Operators (MSOs) will now discontinue the analog signals in Bangalore and Mysore cities at any time.
According to the FCC, 143 broadcasters have already terminated their analog signals and another 60 plan to do so before February 17.
Since a digital computer controller only recognizes zeroes and ones, it needs an A/D board to convert the analog signals into this digital form so it can use analog signals in its control scheme.
One possible way to simplify the whole procedure involves working directly with the continuous wave itself, circumventing the time-consuming and costly process of converting the analog signal into a digital form.