Electronics (Mike Jaroch)


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PARALLEL-WIRE

A type of transmission line consisting of two parallel wires [10].

PARASITIC ARRAY

An antenna array containing one or more elements not connected to the
transmission line [10] [18].


PARASITIC ELEMENT

The passive element of an antenna array that is connected to neither the
transmission line nor the driven element [10].


PART

A part is one component or two or more components joined together. It is not normally subject to disassembly without destruction [17].


PASSIVE SATELLITE

A satellite that reflects radio signals back to earth [17].

PATCH PANEL

A panel used to tie a receiver or transmitter to its associated equipment [17].

PEAK AMPLITUDE

The maximum value above or below the reference line [12].

PEAK CURRENT

The maximum current that flows during a complete cycle [6].

PEAK DETECTION

Detection that uses the amplitude of pam or the duration of pdm to charge a holding capacitor and restore the original waveform [12]


PEAK POWER

The maximum value of the transmitted pulse [12].


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