## Electronics (Mike Jaroch)

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### P

#### PARALLEL-WIRE

A type of transmission line consisting of two parallel wires [10].
 Keyword(s): PARALLEL-WIRE

#### PARASITIC ARRAY

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

 Keyword(s): PARASITIC ARRAY

#### PARASITIC ELEMENT

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

 Keyword(s): PARASITIC ELEMENT

#### PART

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

 Keyword(s): PART

#### PASSIVE SATELLITE

A satellite that reflects radio signals back to earth [17].
 Keyword(s): PASSIVE SATELLITE

#### PATCH PANEL

A panel used to tie a receiver or transmitter to its associated equipment [17].
 Keyword(s): PATCH PANEL

#### PEAK AMPLITUDE

The maximum value above or below the reference line [12].
 Keyword(s): PEAK AMPLITUDE

#### PEAK CURRENT

The maximum current that flows during a complete cycle [6].
 Keyword(s): PEAK CURRENT

#### 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]

 Keyword(s): PEAK DETECTION

#### PEAK POWER

The maximum value of the transmitted pulse [12].
 Keyword(s): PEAK POWER

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