Primary Channel

In telecommunication, the term primary channel has the following meanings:

  1. The channel that is designated as a prime transmission channel and is used as the first choice in restoring priority circuits.
  2. In a communications network, the channel that has the highest data rate of all the channels sharing a common interface.

A primary channel may support the transfer of information in one direction only, either direction alternately, or both directions simultaneously.

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Clairvoyance - Usage
... to be indicative of all/most forms of purported mediumship." There are four primary channels, clairsensing, trance, healing and physical, plus a whole raft of others that do not fit neatly into any one ... capability even though both "gifts" belong in the primary channel of clairsensing ... which do not fit neatly into any of the four main channels ...

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