Appendix 2. Abbreviations and acronyms

ABM Adaptive bandwidth management
ABSOC Advanced Broadcasting Systems of Canada
ACK Acknowledge
ADC, A/D Analogue to digital conversion/convertor
ADM Adaptive delta modulation
ADPCM Adaptive differential pulse code modulation
AFTN Aeronautical fixed telecommunications network
AM Amplitude modulation
AMI Alternate mark inversion
AM-VSB Amplitude modulation-vestigial sideband
ANSI American National Standards Institute
APD Avalanche photodiode
ARINC Aeronautical Radio INCorporated
ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency
ARQ Automatic repeat request
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASIC Application specific integrated circuit
ASID Application specific ...

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