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By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Committee on Broadband Last Mile Technology

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Heat dissipation is an important component of designing electronic circuitry because of the current flow through the various parts in the device. Current flow is the movement of the free electrons in the same direction in a conductor. The unit of measure used to describe current flow is the ampere, or amp. The letter I is used to represent current in electronic schematic drawings and equations. Alternating current (AC) is the type of electrical power available at wall outlets. It is one of the two types of current flow; the other is direct current.

28 kHz 280 MHz a. b. c. d. Ohm (W) Ampere (A) Watt (W) Volt (V) a. b. c. d. Second (s) Bit per second (bps) Hertz (Hz) Hertz (Hz) a. b. c. d. Do not possess an electrical charge Are composed of atoms Are negatively charged particles Are positively charged particles Match the units: 1. 2. 3. 4. Voltage Current Resistance Power Match the units: 1. 2. 3. 4. Frequency Period Bandwidth Throughput Match the definitions: 1. 2. 3. 4. Molecules Protons Neutrons Electrons Match the characteristics: 1. Copper a.

Interference caused by power spikes b. Interference caused by household appliances and cordless phones c. Curvature of the earth, atmospheric conditions such as fog and rain, or buildings that might block the path of transmission 7. What is modulated in AM? a. Frequency b. Power c. Amplitude 8. The information carrier in AM reaches its minimum value when the information signal is at its: a. Highest value b. Lowest value c. Average value 9. AM radio is very susceptible to noise; this is caused by: a.

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