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a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data

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The module includes a VIP patient support feature, as well as a check sum function to validate database integrity.
Between now and Thursday's new Moon is a good time for you to sift through paperwork and check sums, particularly those calculated last month, when Mercury was acting up.
The second method is the use of 16- or 32-bit CRC check sums. With this method, each data packet is analyzed by the receiving radio to ensure all of the data that was supposed to be sent in fact arrived, is intact, and in the correct shape and format.
"Spread spectrum cannot use as much radiated power as a licensed radio, therefore it can't be as good!" True, it does not have the same power, but it can accomplish the same results by using "daisy chaining," and by using CRC check sums.