ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line. A technology upgrade to a local telco exchange which converts a normal copper wire phone line to a broadband connection for domestic receivers. ‘Asymmetric’ refers to there being a higher bandwidth available for incoming signals than outgoing.
Airport Apple’s wireless technology which allows multiple computers to be networked together over short distances using radio frequencies (RF).
Algorithm A complex mathematical formula which defines a sequence of steps or computations. In this context, any formula which compresses digitized sound data.
AM Amplitude Modulation: the first of the two technologies for transmitting analogue sound on radio waves.
Analogue Applied to radio, as ...