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A is for Antenna 1

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A is for Antenna 1

A  is for Antenna

A  is for Antenna, the two-in-one, receiving in and transmitting away.
B  is for Broadband, to fire away on the high speed  digital highway.
C  is for Current, what a beauty, it is all but  free- electron- flow.
D  is for decibel, not the horrible, but a logarithmic unit and a ratio.
E  is for Electrons, the teeny weeny charged particles, so light
F  is for Fibre, or simply glass that passes streams of bits as light.
G  is for Gain, could also mean loss, a measure of what’s in and what’s out.
H  is for Harmonics, often unwanted multiples that are up and about.
I  is for Ionosphere, the  upper reaches of appreciable ionization
J  is for Jitter, Who wants this unwanted, random fluctuation
K  is for Klystron, just a tube which, in the microwave range, oscillates
L  is for Limiter, thank God, the input to a system , it limits.
M  is for Modulation, a  wave-on -wave  super imposition
N  is for Noise, the hated disturbances due to heat’s action
O  is for Oscillators, they  are  from low to ultra high frequency 
P  is for Pulse, not of the heartbeat, but a quick  shot of energy.
Q  is for Quartz, the stabilizer that is piezo-electric
R  is  for Regeneration, recuperating-the- sick- signal- trick.
S  is for Semiconductors, not semi-precious, but indispensable
T  is for Transmission, making   communication finally possible,
U  is for Unlimited Plans, the veritable godsend for the customer
V  is for Voltage, the difference of potentials, one should remember.
W  is for Waves, electromagnetic waves not the ones in the ocean,
X  is for X-rays, against which the engineer should exercise caution
Y  is for Yagi,  it’s only an antenna, not a yogi or a tribal totem
Z  is for Zirconium,   hungry for neutrons in the context of atom.

That puts in a nutshell the revolution
Of electronics and communication.

02 Mar 2013

S.Jagathsimhan Nair

For: Cyndi Macmillan’s “ Z is for Zaria-ABC poetry” contest.

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  1. Date: 9/10/2014 5:14:00 PM
    JAG, I checked out your alphabet acrostic here. This is an absolutely fantastic read. What a quite novel approach to the subject. Best Wishes, Gary

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:13:00 PM
    Jag, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 3:50:00 PM
    Congrats on your win with this unique work..Sara

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 1:46:00 PM
    Jag. Congratulations on this amazing win...

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 6:41:00 AM
    Love it an FAVing it! It beats the white noise.... ;-) Thank you for your kind comment on my Quantum Physics -which made a quantum leap from HM to 9th....lol.... to Love, Su

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 5:31:00 PM
    Boy are you communicating now, S.Jagathsimhan Nair, wonderful way to communicate by ABCs. Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 2:56:00 PM
    haven't read this one before, I see you utilized your background in telecommunications, congrats on your win in the contest jaggy :)

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 11:40:00 AM
    Big congrats Jag!! Well done!! Deb

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:43:00 PM
    A super cool one Jag. Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 4:28:00 AM
    Very scientific entry..Enjoyed reading and learning..Winner for sure..Sara

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 12:56:00 AM
    Gosh love this Jag, its so clever.xx

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 10:11:00 AM
    Jag, a wonderful ABC poem you have penned. A sure winner, great job! I enjoyed the read~ Caryl

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 11:33:00 PM
    wow, I don't think anyone is going to do one as technically oriented as this one is. Amazing!! they should put it in a kid's science book!

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 10:21:00 PM
    Jag great job here!! Winning wishes for you in the contest!! Well done. Huggsss deb

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 8:35:00 AM
    Wonderful Jag!! I love this.You seems to be from the field of electronics and communication.I am thinking of writing one from the electrical technology...with those relays ,circuit breakers,contactors etc etc..:)