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image frequency
In radio reception using heterodyning in the tuning process, an undesired input frequency that is capable of producing the same intermediate frequency (IF) that the desired input frequency produces. Note: The term image arises from the mirror-like symmetry of signal and image frequencies about the beating-oscillator frequency.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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