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Carrier Squelch A part of a radio that can help reduce static and background noise while transmitting.
UHF band A band that can easily penetrate the walls of buildings and travels short distances with a good signal.
VHF band A band that is best used outside and carries radio signals longer but the signal may be not as good quality as a UHF band.
HF band A band that travels the farthest but has by far the weakest signal.
anode Is the first type of electrode in a diode.
cathode The second type of electrode in a diode that is identified with a stripe.
Foxhunt A way the FCC tracks down a receiver that is causing trouble, or it can be used as a form of entertainment.
diode A part of a radio that holds data it has two electrodes.
mobile reciever A receiver located in a moving vehicle.
telecomand It is a command that tells the transmitter to stop transmiting
Created by: GH2398