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Post subject: Average Power from FM radio transmitters
Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 12:25 pm
Joined: Sat Mar 19, 2005
I was wondering how, in general terms,
one might calculate the average power radiated from
an FM radio broadcast transmitter. Now, most transmitters
list their ERP (which is the peak power times the
antenna gain), but I need to know what the average
transmitted power is?
Bearing in mind that
the FM radio band (88-108 MHz) contain many different
broadcast channels within its 20 MHz bandwidth.
So, the energy is probably not distributed eavenly
across the band. How will this affect the average
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