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1-Way (Radio) Path Loss Calculator

This 1-way path loss calculator uses the familiar Friis equation. It is applicable in the case of something like a transmitter broadcasting to a distant receiver. The transmission medium is assumed to be air in a line-of-site configuration.

As a rule of thumb, do not specify a distance (d) less than the wavelength or the results become unreliable.

The calculator originally on this page has been removed because of compatibility issues with outdated Microsoft OWC components. A 1-Way Path Loss Calculator is included in RF Cafe Calculator Workbook for FREE.





Click here for more information on path loss.
Click here for a 2-way (radar) path loss calculator.


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