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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As a result of detecting a change in the above CAN signal and analogue signal that were collected during the synchronization collection period, in other words, the pre-determined time interval from the aforementioned signal collection device, the above diagnostic device determines that CAN communication module, which generates CAN signal and analogue signal, is broken down unless a change in either of the two signals is not detected.
Their present sets will be useless without an analogue signal so, if they can't afford a new one, they'll have to sit in silence.
Once the analogue signal is switched off, we all need to know what to do to make sure we can still get a TV signal.
The digital signal coverage needs to be guaranteed at the required quality, free of charge for the entire Estonian territory before July 1, 2010, when the analogue signal will be switched off, with Estonia fully transferred to digital signal coverage.
BBC Two will be the first analogue signal to go followed by all the remaining terrestrial channels on December 2.
The analogue signal will be turned off on November 4, 2009, and replaced with Freeview digital channels.
The UCM provides a 0.5 to 4.5V DC analogue signal output, but by using additional module cards can produce a variety of different voltage ranges, a current output, or digital PWM output.
The analogue signal will be finally switched off on September 21 and people will have to have a digital receiver to continue to watch TV.
Switching off the analogue signal within five years may save broadcasters part of their pounds 70million transmission cost but the bill for drivers and householders has been estimated to be as high as pounds 3.6billion.
The Caldbeck transmitter which serves them will no longer emit the analogue signal for BBC2 from midnight.
"The analogue signal, which gives us BBC 1, BBC 2, ITV, S4C and Channel 5,will be switched off and in its place will be a stronger digital signal.
Our reception is from the main Preseli transmitter and currently we are unable to receive a satisfactory terrestrial digital reception for Channels, 5, 35 and 36; we have absolutely no problem with the terrestrial analogue signal for Channel 5.