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end of transmission (EOT)

In character-oriented protocols, End of Transmission (EOT) is a transmission control character (TC4) and in bit-oriented protocols it is a bit field that, when set to logic "one", indicates to the receiver

that all user data has been sent.

Transmission Control Character of the IA-5

Transmission Control Character of the IA-5

Alphabet The End of Transmission (EOT) transmission control character from the ASCII character set indicates the end of the transmission period. Used to reset transmitting and receiving stations to their initial state and triggers the disconnect when data is transmitted over dial-up connections. In the ASCII character set, EOT control character has ASCII value 004.

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Englisch: end of transmission - EOT
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