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TUNING RESONANT CIRCUITS; SELECTING RESONANT CIRCUITS (indicating arrangements for measuring G01D; measuring, testing G01R; remote-control in general G05, G08; automatic control or stabilisation of generators H03L)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:
  • tuning of resonating circuits, in particular RLC circuits in which the inductance and/or the capacitance is controlled;
  • this subclass also covers the control of tuning, including the combined control of tuning and other functions, e.g. combinations of tuning control and volume control, combinations of control of local oscillator circuits and of supplementary resonant circuits.
References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Indicating arrangements for measuring
Measuring, testing
Remote-control in general
Automatic control or stabilisation of generators
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Resonator consisting of distributed elements
Antennas
Oscillators
Filters comprising lumped elements
Radio receiver circuits
Calibrating and monitoring of receivers and transmitters
Television receiver circuits
Details of adjusting, driving, indicating, or mechanical control arrangements for resonant circuits in general (machine elements in general F16; coupling of knobs to shafts F16D)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Machine elements in general
Coupling of knobs to shafts
Continuous tuning (H03J 7/00, H03J 9/00 take precedence; combination of continuous and discontinuous tuning other than for bandspreading H03J 5/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Tuned circuits in which the tuning (or control) signal is continuously applied to the resonating circuit.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Combination of continuous and discontinuous tuning other than for bandspreading
Automatic frequency control; Automatic scanning over a band of frequencies
Remote-control of tuned circuits; Combined remote-control of tuning and other functions, e.g. brightness, amplification
Discontinuous tuning; Selecting predetermined frequencies; Selecting frequency bands with or without continuous tuning in one or more of the bands, e.g. push-button tuning, turret tuner (H03J 7/00, H03J 9/00 take precedence; for bandspreading H03J 3/10)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:
  • Tuned circuits in which the tuning (or control) signal is not continuously applied to the resonating circuit;
  • Radio frequency filters used for bandswitching in receivers and transmitters.
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Tuning for bandspreading
Automatic frequency control; Automatic scanning over a band of frequencies
Remote-control of tuned circuits; Combined remote-control of tuning and other functions, e.g. brightness, amplification
Automatic frequency control; Automatic scanning over a band of frequencies
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:
  • Automatic frequency control circuits, such as used in radio and television receivers: H03J 7/02 to H03J 7/16;
  • Automatic scanning over a band of frequencies, with or without mircrocomputer controlled circuits: H03J 7/18 to H03J 7/32.
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Automatic frequency control (H03J 7/18 takes precedence)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Automatic tuning control for television receivers
Remote-control of tuned circuits; Combined remote-control of tuning and other functions, e.g. brightness, amplification (mechanical remote-control arrangements H03J 1/00; {using a microprocessor H03J 1/0025; constructional details of remote control switching devices H01H 9/0235} )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Remote control of tuned circuits such as used in television and radio receivers and consumer electronics in general.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Constructional details of remote control switching devices
Mechanical remote-control arrangements
Using a microprocessor
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Universal remote controls
Remote control of television receivers
Housing of remote controls
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