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modem

 [mo´dem]
a hardware device that converts digital signals from a computer or computer terminal to and from analog signals for transmission along communication lines.

modem

[mō′dəm]
abbreviation for modulate/demodulate. It is a device for transforming serial binary numbers into an audible tone, and vice versa, for transmission over a telephone line to another computer.

modem

Informatics
A device that converts digital data into analogue data for transmission by telephone via copper cable lines.

modem

Modulator/demodulator Online An acoustic coupling device that converts a computer's digital signals to analog signals, allowing transmission of data through standard telephone lines. See Cable modem, Codec.

modem,

n (modulator/demodulator), a device that converts data from a form compatible with computer manipulation to a form compatible with transmission equipment and vice versa.
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25 putter, a forged titanium Trilogy TXD driver, a Trilogy Tx Wedge or a John Letters bag.
WestSide's Wood Group Wagner-operated Schramm TXD rig is currently mobilising to the Paranui CSG pilot near Moura in the southern Bowen Basin.
Brisbane, Australia, May 19, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL) will draw on the Wood Group's (LON:WG) international coal seam gas (CSG) expertise by appointing Wood Group Wagners (WGW) to operate, maintain, manage and support WestSide's Schramm TXD 'Telemast' drilling rig.
Proposed dates Drilling Contractors The program is being drilled with the Boart Longyear operated TXD 180 rig and the Lucas 180 rig.
At WestSide's promising Mount Saint Martin prospect in ATP 688P, the MSM #2 appraisal well will be drilled using the Boart Longyear TXD rig before the rig moves to Paranui (ATP 769P) to commence a four well drilling program, including Paranui wells #11, 12, 13 and 9.