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Related to Vestigal sideband: Single Side Band, Single sideband modulation

side·band

also side band  (sīd′bănd′)
n.
Either of the two bands of frequencies, one just above and one just below a carrier frequency, that result from modulation of a carrier wave.

sideband

(ˈsaɪdˌbænd)
n
(General Physics) the frequency band either above (upper sideband) or below (lower sideband) the carrier frequency, within which fall the spectral components produced by modulation of a carrier wave. See also single sideband transmission
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In a pivotal decision to move ahead of the high-definition television front, the HDTV grand alliance chose Zenith's vestigal sideband (VSB) technology over General Instrument's QAM technology in the last big technical decision remaining to purpose a standard for HDTV systems.
The THEATER 310 demodulates and decodes vestigal sideband (VSB) for ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) terrestrial broadcast, 64 or 256 quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) for digital cable, BTSC (Broadcast Television Systems Committee) for analog audio and demodulates analog NTSC (National Television Standards Committee) for terrestrial and cable reception.