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carrier-to-noise ratio (CNR)
In radio receivers, the ratio of the level of the carrier to that of the noise in the intermediate frequency (IF) band before any nonlinear process, such as amplitude limitation and detection, takes place. Note: The CNR is usually expressed in dB.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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