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jamming equipment

Definition/Scope: In electronics, broadcasting a strong signal that overrides or obscures a target signal. Jamming of radio and television stations broadcasting from beyond borders may be carried out by a country that does not wish its citizens to receive programs from abroad. In military activities, jamming is frequently employed to confuse enemy radar or communications. The techniques of jamming are many and varied, but most of them simply consist of broadcasting a powerful radio signal, modulated with noise, o

Broader Terms:

acoustic warfare countermeasures
electronic countermeasures

Narrower Terms:

acoustic jamming
countering radio-controlled IED device
electromagnetic jamming
infrared jamming
look through jamming
noise jamming
noncommunications jammers
optical jamming
repeater jammers

Related Terms:

communications jammers

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