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D/A
Data Acquisition
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DAB
Digital Audio Broadcasting
Hits: 476
DAB+
Digital Audio Broadcasting plus (upgrade to the DAB standard using HE-AAC v2 audio coding)
Hits: 401
DAC
Digital to Analogue Convertor
Hits: 402
DALS
Dedicated Line Access
Hits: 406
DAMA
Demand Assigned Multiple Access
Hits: 440
DAPSK
Differential Amplitude Phase Shift Keying
Hits: 446
DASS
Digital Access Signalling Standard
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DAT
Digital Audio Tape
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DATV
Direct Antenna Television
Hits: 391
DAVC
Digital Audio Video Council
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DAVIC
Digital Audio Video Council
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dB
Decibel
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dBc
Decibel relative to Carrier
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dBc/Hz
Decibel relative to Carrier in one Hz bandwidth (Phase noise)
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dBi
Decibel relative to isotropic source
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dBK
Decibel relative to 1 deg K
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dBm
Decibel Milliwatt
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dBm0
Decibel relative to 1mW at point of zero reference level
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dBm0p
as dBm0 but psophometrically weighted
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dBm0ps
as dBm0p but weighted for audio transmission
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dBmV
decibels relative to 1mV
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DBPSK
Differential Binary Phase-Shift Keying
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DBPT
Deutsche Bundespost Telecom
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DBS
Direct Broadcast Satellite
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dBuV
decibels relative to 1uV
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dBV
decibels relative to 1V
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dBW
Decibel Watt
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DC
Direct Current; Direct Coupler
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DCC
Direct Card Connect, Digital Compact Cassettes; Data Communications Channel
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DCD
Data Carrier Detect; Duty Cycle Distortion
Hits: 441
DCE
Data Communications Equipment: Data Circuit terminating Equipment
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DCM
Direct Connect Module
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DCN
Data Communications Network
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DCP
Data Communications Processor
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DCS
Diagnostic and Control System, Digital Cross-connect System
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DCT
Discrete Cosine Transform
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DD
Dolby Digital
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DDC
Digital Down Converter
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DDCMP
Digital Data Communications Message Protocol
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DDD
Direct long- Distance Dialling
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DDJ
Data Dependent Jitter
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DDS
Direct Digital Synthesis, Dataphone Digital Service: Digital Data Service
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DE
Discard Eligible
Hits: 412
DEA
Digital Encryption Algorithm
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DECT
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications
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DES
Data Encryption Standard
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DFB
Distributed Feedback
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DFM
Design For Manufactureability
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DFR
Digital Fault Recorder
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DFSK
Differential Phase Shift Keying
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DFT
Design For Test: Discrete Fourier Transform
Hits: 337
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Hits: 452
DIA
Data Interface Adapter
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DID
Direct Inward Dialing
Hits: 432
DIN
Deutsche Industrie Normen
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DisEqC
Digital Satellite Equipment Control
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DIU
Data Interface Unit
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DLC
Digital Loop Carrier: Data Link Control
Hits: 371
DLIC
Data Link Connection Identifier
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DLSw
Data Link Switching
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DM
Delta Modulation
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DMA
Direct Memory Access
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DMB
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
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DMM
Digital MultiMeter
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DMS
Digital Multiplex Systems
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DMT
Design Maturity Testing; Discrete Multitone
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DNIC
Digital Network Interface Circuit
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DNS
Domain Name System ( Internet )
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DOC
Department of Communications
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DOCSIS
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification
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DOPSK
Differential Offset Phase Shift Keying
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DOS
Disc Operating System
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DP
Dial Pulsing
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DPAK
Power Transistor Surface Mount Package
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DPCM
Differential Pulse Code Modulation
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DPDT
Double-Pole, Double-Throw ( switch )
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DPM
Digital Processor Module
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DPM2
Digital Processor Module 2
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DPN
Data Packet Network
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DPO
Dial Pulse Originate
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DPSK
Differential Phase Shift Keying
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DPT
Dial Pulse Terminate
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DQPSK
Differential Quadrature Phase Shift Keying
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DR.
Dynamic Range
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DRAGA
Dual Rate Adaption Gate Array
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DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory
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DRC
Dynamic Range Control
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DRM
Digital Radio Mondiale
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DS
Digital Signal
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DS-0
Digital Signal Level 0 (64Kbps), Usually single voice channel
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DS-1
Digital Signal Level 1 (1.554 Mbps) 24 voice or other data services
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DS-3
Digital Signal Level 3 (45 Mbps) 28 DS-1 circuits
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DS-SSMA
Direct Sequence-Spread Spectrum Multiple Access
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DS/CDMA
Direct Sequence CDMA
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DS/PPM
Direct Sequence Pulse Position Modulation
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DS0
Digital Service level 0
Hits: 438
DSB
Double Sideband Modulation
Hits: 410
DSBSC
Double Sideband Suppressed Carrier
Hits: 411
DSD
Direct Stream Digital
Hits: 384

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