Note: The carrier may continue unmodulated or it may be modulated by another signal source.
Also, off-the-air may be synonymous with over-the-air or from-the-air, as in picking up a terrestrial broadcast TV station off-the-air instead of from cable TV. As this usage may be confusing due to the term's other meanings, the terms "over the air" or "on the air" are more standard in the broadcasting industry.
ALDS PLAYOFFS: Yankees 7, Twins 2; YANKED AROUND; Struggles against Yankees continue; Almost predictably, the Twins came up a little flat against the Yankees after Tuesday's 12-inning thriller. A three-run fifth inning took the air out of the AL Central champs, who surprisingly grabbed an early 2-0 lead.(SPORTS)
Oct 08, 2009; Byline: JOE CHRISTENSEN; STAFF WRITER NEW YORK - Coming off the best game of their lives, the Twins had a difficult time with the...