sideband splatter
  • Interference of radio or TV reception by other stations using adjacent channels. Such interference may be unilateral or bilateral, and is caused, for instance, by overmodulation. It may be manifested as extraneous confusing, musical, or repetitive sounds being heard along with the desired program. Also known as sideband splash, splatter, monkey chatter or adjacent channel interference.
  • synonym sideband splash

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