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primary channel
The channel that is designated as a prime transmission channel and is used as the first choice in restoring priority circuits. 2. In a communications network, the channel that has the highest data rate of all the channels sharing a common interface. Note: A primary channel may support the transfer of information in one direction only, either direction alternately, or both directions simultaneously.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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