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P
Puncturing
Hits - 864
P
French term for SCART (connector)
Hits - 811
P-Frame
Predictive-coded (P) Pictures Frame Structure
Hits - 799
P-pictures
Predictive pictures
Hits - 816
PABX
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Hits - 760
PAD
Packet Assembler/Disassembler, Program Associated Data
Hits - 816
PAL
Phase Alternating Line; Programmable Array Logic
Hits - 879
PALC
Plasma Addressed LCD
Hits - 842
PALE
Programmable Atomic Logic Elements
Hits - 846
PAM
Pulse-Amplitude Modulation
Hits - 779
PARS
Private Advanced Radio Service
Hits - 801
PAT
Program Association Table, (multiplex)(part of SI); Power Alignment Technology
Hits - 805
PAX
Private Automatic Exchange
Hits - 819
PBGA
Plastic Ball Grid Array
Hits - 815
PBX
Private Branch Exchange
Hits - 851
PC
Personal Computer; Printed Circuit
Hits - 855
PCB
Printed Circuit Board
Hits - 836
PCC
Programmer Control Center
Hits - 841
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect
Hits - 839
PCM
Pulse Code Modulation
Hits - 850
PCMCIA
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
Hits - 830
PCN
Personal Communications Network
Hits - 819
PCR
Programmable Clock Reference
Hits - 824
PCS
Program Control System; Personal Communication Services
Hits - 836
PCSN
Private Circuit Switching Network
Hits - 761
PDF
Pulse Density Function; Portable Document Format
Hits - 811
PDFA
Praesodymium-Doped Fibre Amplifiers (1310nm)
Hits - 802
PDH
Plesiosyncronous Digital Heirarchy
Hits - 862
PDM
Phase Division Multiplex ;Passive Display Model: Pulse Duration Modulation
Hits - 870
PDMI
Portable Digital Media Interface
Hits - 838
PDN
Public Data Network; Primary Directory Number
Hits - 821
PECL
Pseudo ___________
Hits - 766
PEL
Picture Element
Hits - 798
PES
Packetized Elementary Stream, Personal Earth Station
Hits - 805
PFD
Power Flux Density
Hits - 757
PFM
Pulse Frequency Modulation
Hits - 788
PGA
Pin Grid Array
Hits - 828
PID
Program Identification, Packet Identifier
Hits - 817
PIN
Personal Identification Number
Hits - 778
PIO
Programmable Input Output
Hits - 883
PIV
Peak Inverse
Hits - 769
PIXEL
Peak Inverse Voltage
Hits - 765
PK
Program Key
Hits - 783
PKI0
Public Key Infrastructure
Hits - 1057
PLA
Programmable Logic Array
Hits - 814
PLAR
Private Line Automatic Ring down
Hits - 758
PLC
Programmable Logic Controller
Hits - 814
PLCC
Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier
Hits - 797
PLD
Programmable Logic Device
Hits - 798
PLL
Phase Locked Loop
Hits - 761
PLMN
Public Land Mobile Network
Hits - 757
PLR
Private Link Repeater
Hits - 698
PLUGE
Picture Line Up Generator Equipment
Hits - 710
PM
Phase Modulation, Poly-phase Matched
Hits - 716
PMR
Private Mobile Radio
Hits - 760
PMT
Program Map Table (multiplex) (part of SI)
Hits - 698
PN
Pseudo-random Number
Hits - 750
PNNI
Private Network to Network Interface
Hits - 716
POCSAG
Post Office Code Standardisation Advisory Group
Hits - 721
POF
Plastic Optical Fibre
Hits - 692
PON
Passive Optical Network
Hits - 770
POP
Proof Of Performance / Point of Presence
Hits - 763
POS
Programmable Option Select
Hits - 735
POTS
Plain Old Telephone Service
Hits - 738
PPM
Pulse Position Modulation
Hits - 739
PPP
Point - to - Point Protocol
Hits - 778
PPV
Pay Per View
Hits - 722
PQFP
Plastic Quad Flatpack
Hits - 792
PRA
Primary Rate Access ( 2Mb/s - ISDN )
Hits - 745
PRBS
Pseudo Random Binary Sequence; Pseudo Random Bit Sequence
Hits - 716
PRF
Pulse Repetition Frequency
Hits - 780
PRI
Primary Rate Interface
Hits - 700
PROM
Programmable Read Only Memory
Hits - 707
PSD
Power Spectral Density; Programmable System Device
Hits - 759
PSDN
Packet Switched Data Network
Hits - 775
PSI
Program Specific Information (part of SI)
Hits - 727
PSK
Phase Shift Keying
Hits - 722
PSS
Packet Switched System/ Service
Hits - 789
PSTN
Public Switched Telephone Network
Hits - 830
PSTS
Profile Specific Test Specification
Hits - 696
PSU
Power Supply Unit
Hits - 785
PT
Packet Terminal
Hits - 734
PTL
PASS Transistor Logic
Hits - 701
PTM
Pulse Time Modulation
Hits - 772
PTS
Presentation Time Stamp
Hits - 811
PTT
Postal, Telephone and Telegraph
Hits - 738
PTX
Packet Transfer Exchange
Hits - 671
PVC
Permanent Virtual Connection
Hits - 696
PVR
Personal Video Recorder
Hits - 730
PWA
Printed Wiring Assembly
Hits - 751
PWB
Printed Wiring Board
Hits - 700
PWM
Pulse-Width Modulation
Hits - 749
PWR
Power
Hits - 754

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