One thousand symbols of data per second. Equivalent to 1 kb/s for binary signaling.
A very strong, very light, synthetic compound developed by DuPont which is used to strengthen optical cables.
Generating signals by the interruption or modulation of a steady signal or carrier.
Abbreviation for kilogram. Approximately 2.2 pounds.
One thousand cycles per second.
Abbreviation for kilometer. 1 km = 3,280 feet or 0.62 miles.