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Performs double sideband (DSB) amplitude modulation. This node performs signal processing on data and operates independently of hardware settings. Use this node in both simulated and hardware-equipped applications.

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message signal

Message signal used to modulate the carrier wave.

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modulation index

Desired modulation index of the AM modulated waveform parameter. A value of 0.7, for example, corresponds to a modulation index of 70%. A value greater than unity may cause overmodulation and distortion. The node ignores this parameter if you set the suppress carrier? parameter to TRUE.

Default: 1.0

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peak message amplitude

Peak message amplitude of the message signal parameter. The node uses this value to scale or normalize the input message signal prior to modulation. This value must be positive.

Default: 1.0

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error in

Error conditions that occur before this node runs. The node responds to this input according to standard error behavior.

Default: no error

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suppress carrier?

A Boolean that determines whether to suppress the carrier of the modulated signal.

TRUE The DC component corresponding to the carrier tone in the amplitude-modulated baseband signal is suppressed.
FALSE The output amplitude-modulated baseband signal consists of a DC component corresponding to the carrier tone.

Default: FALSE

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AM modulated waveform

The modulated complex baseband time-domain data for demodulation.

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t0

The trigger (start) time of the Y array.

Default: 0.0

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dt

Time interval between data points in the Y array.

Default: 1.0

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Y

The complex-valued signal-only baseband modulated waveform. The real and imaginary parts of this complex data array correspond to the in-phase (I) and quadrature-phase (Q) data, respectively.

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error out

Error information. The node produces this output according to standard error behavior.