Beat frequency oscillator

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4-1-715

Acronym: B.F.O.

In superheterodyne reception, the adjustable oscillator which, when heterodyned with the output of the final intermediate frequency stage, serves to translate an A-1 signal to the audio frequency range.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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