electrical scanning


electrical scanning
1. Electronics. a technique for varying the sector covered by a transmitting or receiving antenna by electrical means without moving the antenna.
2. Also called electronic scanning. Television. the technique used in scanning a surface to reproduce or transmit a picture.

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