carrier power (of a radio transmitter)

carrier power (of a radio transmitter): 1. The average power supplied to the antenna transmission line by a transmitter during one radio frequency cycle taken under the condition of no modulation. [NTIA] [RR](188) Note: The concept does not apply to pulse modulation or frequency-shift keying. 2. The average unmodulated power supplied to a transmission line.

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