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Analog Television

"Analog technology refers to electronic transmission accomplished by adding signals of varying frequency or amplitude to carrier waves of a given frequency of alternating electromagnetic current. Broadcast and phone transmission have conventionally used analog technology.

Analog also connotes any fluctuating, evolving, or continually changing process. Analog is usually represented as a series of sine waves. The term originated because the modulation of the carrier wave is analogous to the fluctuations of the voice itself."
(Definition from What?is.com)

It is planned that by 2008, Australian television stations will cease to broadcast analog television and switch to broadcasting for digital televisions. For more information about this, see the digital television section.

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