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channel-hopping

Quickly switching between channels on a TV, as while looking for a program to watch. I'm channel-hopping, but it doesn't look like anything good is on.

channel hopping

and channel surfing and channel zapping
n. using a remote control to move quickly from one television channel to another, pausing only a short time on each channel. I wish you would stop channel hopping! He spends more time channel zapping than actually watching.
See also: channel, hop
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The gateway changes its wireless channel when it predicts congestion; initially, it shares the plan for channel hopping when an end-device joins the LPWA network.
"Control channel establishment in cognitive radio networks using channel hopping," IEEE J.
Asynchronous Efficient Channel Hopping. In [13], asynchronous efficient channel hopping (ASYNC-ETCH) protocol was proposed.
We also addressed RDV issues in decentralized CRNs surveying exhaustively channel hopping approaches.
Yes, I know it's hardly highbrow entertainment and it certainly won''t scoop any top telly awards, but it's amazing that whenever I'm channel hopping, how often I manage to "stumble upon" - and what's more, get engrossed in this hilarious show.
The upgrade optimises several RFID tag read/write operations resulting in an overall performance improvement, including continuous read capabilities for moving-tag applications; BlockWrite operations that reduce the time to write many bytes of data to a tag; and enhanced channel hopping. The upgrade also adds custom command support for newer RFID tags developed with NXP and Impinj ICs, which provides additional anti-eavesdropping security and support for a tamper alarm, switch control and battery status reporting.
The most common complaints include loo roll not being replaced, lights that aren't switched off, channel hopping and the lavatory seat being left up.
Offering superb picture quality, the 15-inch set comes complete with a remote control for horizontal channel hopping.
The Channel hopping of three Wasps players - James Haskell, Riki Flutey and Tom Palmer - has rocked the English game in the past week.
"I'd like to stay in one place so I don't have to be channel hopping, which is not going to be the best for jet lag.
economy is weak, and our reliance on imported foods is growing.Channel hopping on the riseAt store level, we're seeing more channel hopping than ever before, even with gasoline prices soaring towards $4.50 a gallon, more shoppers heading toward the frozen and canned aisles, and dollars shifting to store brands.
While some Americans consider RCN "the best company," it is more difficult to determine the "best programmer," since channel hopping is an hourly event.
Sequence-based methods use a common channel that is selected from a hopping pattern [9], in which the mechanism to decrease rendezvous-setting time is used in a hop-and-wait channel hopping scheme.
Channel hopping. Now that's another one to ranK alongside darts at the Olympics.
In this paper, we propose two Channel Hopping Sequences to establish a link in CR sensor networks with and without the assumption of global clock synchronization.