Skip to main content

Data Transmission SAQ

1

Components of data transmission system

What are the six basic components found in a data transmission system?

A data transmission system can be considered as consisting of six components:

1. A sender or source that transmits the message

2. An encoder to code the message

3. The actual message to be transmitted between the two parties.

4. A channel or medium to carries the message

5. A decoder to decode the message

6. A receiver or destination who gets the message

Check your answer

2

Transmission Vulnerability

In early implementations of Open Wire Systems what was transmission quality particularly vulnerable to?

Open wire systems were out in the open and as such vulnerable to the weather with rainfall creating leakage paths for the signals to go to the ground.Check your answer

Next: Number Systems Overview