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off-the-air
In radio communications systems, pertaining to a station that is completely shut down, i.e., that is not transmitting any signal, not even an unmodulated carrier. 2. In a radio station, pertaining to a particular source of modulation, such as a specific microphone, that is disconnected, i.e., is no longer capable of modulating the carrier. Note: The carrier may continue unmodulated or it may be modulated by another signal source.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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