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Enterprise Control System

Glossary

Please take time to view our Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations - we hope you will find the information useful.

 
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A or Amp

Ampere


ABS

32-bit ABS encryption standard


AC

Alternating Current


Active Symbol Period

The period of a signal containing data excluding the GI


ACU

Antenna Control Unit


ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line


AES

Advanced Encryption Standard


AFDX

Avionics Full Duplex Ethernet


AGC

Automatic Gain Control


Algorithms

A finite list of well-defined instructions for accomplishing a task that, given an initial state, will produce through a well-defined series of successive states, eventually terminating in an end state.


Alpha

Path loss exponent (rate of path loss change with distance)


AM

Amplitude Modulation


APR

Access Point Repeater


ARS

Antenna Receiver Site


ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a character encoding scheme


ASI

Asynchronous Serial Interface - this is a streaming format much like an MPEG Transport Stream MPEG-TS. It can contain a single program or be a multiplex of multiple programs, each consisting of video and audio. It is electrically identical to an SDI signal.


ASK

Amplitude Shift Keying


ATE

Automatic Test Equipment


AUDS

Anti-UAV Defence System


AWG

American Wire Gauge


AWGN

Additive White Gaussian Noise