Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
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Subject: Re: How does a mixer work?
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Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 16:39:49 +0100
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"James Meyer" wrote in message
> On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 07:42:09 +0100, "Kevin Aylward"
> >"James Meyer" wrote in
> >> If we make a deal whereby I will pay you one dollar for every Hz of
> >> tone that I will send you via amplitude modulation and if I throw
> >> carrier because it is constant in amplitude and therefore contains
> >> information and if I throw away both sidebands because they also
> >constant in
> >> amplitude and therefore contain no information, how will you know
> >much money
> >> I owe you?
> >Your set-up require *two* states, one with a tone and one without the
> >tone. Your coding your payment on the tone being on *and/or* off, not
> >just being on.
> You didn't read the terms very well, did you. I will send you a
> tone whose frequency represents the amount I owe you. I don't have to
> more than one tone.
Same difference. The setup requires at least two frequencies then, one
for zero payment, and at least one other to code an amount. The rest of
the argument is the same.
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