SAM mode - Explained
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It is just a different type of AM detector. Synchronous AM detection (SAM) phase-locks the BFO to the AM carrier and then uses the BFO with product detection. It doesn't suffer from the loss of intelligibility during QSB that a normal AM envelope detector does. But you also can't see zero beat with it either since it will track the AM carrier even if you tune a little bit off-frequency.
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