Meaning : Frequency Modulation
Category : Telecommunications
Sub Category : Technology / Propagation
What does FM mean or stand for ?
Frequency modulation is a technology that is used to transmit signals for propagation over long distances by varying the frequency.It is used most notably in telecom industry and local radio transmission.
Many of our favorite radio stations are 108.1 MHz or 99.1 Mhz.This means the frequency on which we can receive these signals is 108.1 or 99.1.By tuning our radios to decodes these signals,our radio decodes the signals and plays it back as sound.
There are two main ways of transmitting signals over the air.FM and AM.In AM the frequency is kept constant and the Amplitude if varied.