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RE: 1200/9600 Baud REAL test



On Wed, 19 Jul 2000, Howie DeFelice wrote:

> This seems to make a lot of sense. Every time data rate is doubled, power 
> must also be doubled to maintain the same Eb/N0. So logically going from 
> 1200 bps to 9600 bps should require 6 dB more power. Sounds like the 
> experiment confirmed this.

Yes, but you are comparing apples and oranges since one is AFSK and the
other is FSK.  One is analog and the other is digital.  But this test
finally gives me some confidence that they are both in the same ballpark.

Bob


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