Diversity reception

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A method of reception in which a single output signal is derived from a combination of, or selection from, a plurality of transmission channels or paths.

Note: The methods of reception employed may include space diversity, polarization diversity, or frequency (channel) diversity.

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

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM