: modulation of the amplitude of a radio carrier wave in accordance with the strength of the audio or other signalalso: a broadcasting system using such modulation — compare frequency modulation
Examples of amplitude modulation in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebEarly experiments with radio communication developed amplitude modulation around 1900.
Kiona N. Smith, Forbes, 31 May 2021 The current electric motors generate radio frequency interference (RFI) in the same wavelengths as amplitude modulation (AM) signals, creating static.
Motormouth Bob Weber, Star Tribune, 21 May 2021
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