Glossary

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P
Puncturing
Hits - 803
P
French term for SCART (connector)
Hits - 754
P-Frame
Predictive-coded (P) Pictures Frame Structure
Hits - 753
P-pictures
Predictive pictures
Hits - 757
PABX
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Hits - 709
PAD
Packet Assembler/Disassembler, Program Associated Data
Hits - 762
PAL
Phase Alternating Line; Programmable Array Logic
Hits - 816
PALC
Plasma Addressed LCD
Hits - 789
PALE
Programmable Atomic Logic Elements
Hits - 788
PAM
Pulse-Amplitude Modulation
Hits - 717
PARS
Private Advanced Radio Service
Hits - 742
PAT
Program Association Table, (multiplex)(part of SI); Power Alignment Technology
Hits - 740
PAX
Private Automatic Exchange
Hits - 755
PBGA
Plastic Ball Grid Array
Hits - 761
PBX
Private Branch Exchange
Hits - 786
PC
Personal Computer; Printed Circuit
Hits - 798
PCB
Printed Circuit Board
Hits - 773
PCC
Programmer Control Center
Hits - 775
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect
Hits - 774
PCM
Pulse Code Modulation
Hits - 789
PCMCIA
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
Hits - 776
PCN
Personal Communications Network
Hits - 753
PCR
Programmable Clock Reference
Hits - 761
PCS
Program Control System; Personal Communication Services
Hits - 772
PCSN
Private Circuit Switching Network
Hits - 707
PDF
Pulse Density Function; Portable Document Format
Hits - 754
PDFA
Praesodymium-Doped Fibre Amplifiers (1310nm)
Hits - 749
PDH
Plesiosyncronous Digital Heirarchy
Hits - 800
PDM
Phase Division Multiplex ;Passive Display Model: Pulse Duration Modulation
Hits - 811
PDMI
Portable Digital Media Interface
Hits - 774
PDN
Public Data Network; Primary Directory Number
Hits - 762
PECL
Pseudo ___________
Hits - 707
PEL
Picture Element
Hits - 737
PES
Packetized Elementary Stream, Personal Earth Station
Hits - 748
PFD
Power Flux Density
Hits - 701
PFM
Pulse Frequency Modulation
Hits - 736
PGA
Pin Grid Array
Hits - 767
PID
Program Identification, Packet Identifier
Hits - 757
PIN
Personal Identification Number
Hits - 722
PIO
Programmable Input Output
Hits - 831
PIV
Peak Inverse
Hits - 717
PIXEL
Peak Inverse Voltage
Hits - 709
PK
Program Key
Hits - 728
PKI0
Public Key Infrastructure
Hits - 992
PLA
Programmable Logic Array
Hits - 756
PLAR
Private Line Automatic Ring down
Hits - 696
PLC
Programmable Logic Controller
Hits - 753
PLCC
Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier
Hits - 743
PLD
Programmable Logic Device
Hits - 738
PLL
Phase Locked Loop
Hits - 702
PLMN
Public Land Mobile Network
Hits - 707
PLR
Private Link Repeater
Hits - 654
PLUGE
Picture Line Up Generator Equipment
Hits - 667
PM
Phase Modulation, Poly-phase Matched
Hits - 671
PMR
Private Mobile Radio
Hits - 716
PMT
Program Map Table (multiplex) (part of SI)
Hits - 653
PN
Pseudo-random Number
Hits - 705
PNNI
Private Network to Network Interface
Hits - 666
POCSAG
Post Office Code Standardisation Advisory Group
Hits - 671
POF
Plastic Optical Fibre
Hits - 644
PON
Passive Optical Network
Hits - 725
POP
Proof Of Performance / Point of Presence
Hits - 715
POS
Programmable Option Select
Hits - 690
POTS
Plain Old Telephone Service
Hits - 695
PPM
Pulse Position Modulation
Hits - 694
PPP
Point - to - Point Protocol
Hits - 733
PPV
Pay Per View
Hits - 677
PQFP
Plastic Quad Flatpack
Hits - 745
PRA
Primary Rate Access ( 2Mb/s - ISDN )
Hits - 700
PRBS
Pseudo Random Binary Sequence; Pseudo Random Bit Sequence
Hits - 663
PRF
Pulse Repetition Frequency
Hits - 734
PRI
Primary Rate Interface
Hits - 657
PROM
Programmable Read Only Memory
Hits - 658
PSD
Power Spectral Density; Programmable System Device
Hits - 710
PSDN
Packet Switched Data Network
Hits - 724
PSI
Program Specific Information (part of SI)
Hits - 682
PSK
Phase Shift Keying
Hits - 679
PSS
Packet Switched System/ Service
Hits - 742
PSTN
Public Switched Telephone Network
Hits - 785
PSTS
Profile Specific Test Specification
Hits - 651
PSU
Power Supply Unit
Hits - 735
PT
Packet Terminal
Hits - 690
PTL
PASS Transistor Logic
Hits - 655
PTM
Pulse Time Modulation
Hits - 723
PTS
Presentation Time Stamp
Hits - 757
PTT
Postal, Telephone and Telegraph
Hits - 690
PTX
Packet Transfer Exchange
Hits - 624
PVC
Permanent Virtual Connection
Hits - 651
PVR
Personal Video Recorder
Hits - 684
PWA
Printed Wiring Assembly
Hits - 701
PWB
Printed Wiring Board
Hits - 657
PWM
Pulse-Width Modulation
Hits - 705
PWR
Power
Hits - 710

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