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*Subject*: Re: [amsat-bb] Just to be clear - eirp vs transmitter power*From*: Gregg Wonderly <w5ggw@xxxxxxx>*Date*: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 15:10:23 -0600*In-Reply-To*: <200601170819.k0H8JvNv021565@mercury.acsalaska.net>*User-Agent*: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6 (Windows/20050716)

Edward R. Cole wrote: > For those who are dB challenged: > 3 dB = a ratio of 2 > 6 dB = a ratio of 4 > 7 dB = a ratio of 5 > 9 dB = a ratio of 8 > 10 dB = a ratio of 10 For the less math inclined, but more information hungry, the formula is dB = a ratio of (10^(dB/10)). With a calculator, you get the less integral values like: 3.0 dB = a ratio of 1.9952623149688795 6.0 dB = a ratio of 3.9810717055349722 7.0 dB = a ratio of 5.011872336272722 9.0 dB = a ratio of 7.943282347242816 10.0 dB = a ratio of 10.0 12.0 dB = a ratio of 15.848931924611133 15.0 dB = a ratio of 31.622776601683793 17.0 dB = a ratio of 50.11872336272722 23.0 dB = a ratio of 199.52623149688787 30.0 dB = a ratio of 1000.0 Gregg Wonderly W5GGW ---- Sent via amsat-bb@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author. Not an AMSAT member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program! To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org

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