[amsat-bb] Re: Arecibo on 432 MHz Moon Bounce (some calculations)

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Wed Apr 21 12:07:24 PDT 2010

Of course, this ia all rubbish as the stated power of 243TeraWatts (READ BELOW CAREFULLY) is clearly not true.
That would require an antenna gain of, in the regeon of, 120dB.

On 21-Apr-10 17:49, i8cvs wrote:

> The only official data given for Arecibo by WF1F are the following :
>> The 1,000 foot dish has 60 dBi on 432 mc and 400 watts.
>> That comes out to be approximately 243,902,443 Million Watts ERP.

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