Definition of intermediate frequency in English:

intermediate frequency

Line breaks: inter|medi|ate fre|quency

noun

  • The frequency to which a radio signal is converted during heterodyne reception.
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    • TV detection works by detecting leakage from the receiver of the oscillator used to convert the received frequency down to the intermediate frequency used inside the receiver.
    • The components are connected using an intermediate frequency that carries both power and data.
    • The center frequency of the output range is called the intermediate frequency, or IF.

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