[amsat-bb] EO-80 FM Transponder Tested (noise floor?)

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Jun 17 21:07:51 UTC 2015

If I read that correctly the charts are showing almost 20 dB or more higher
noisefloor measurements on VHF than UHF.  That is a huge difference.
But in the text they say it is "30 dB" higher.  I haven’t had time to dig
out why the say that, but at a first cut, this shows the 9 dB link advantage
of VHF over UHF vanishes at the ground station trying to hear a weak signal
in the noise...

I did not have time  to thouroughly digest the report.  SO may have jumped
to the wrong conclusion based on the details.

Bob, WB4aPR

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Results of Ambient RF Environment and Noise Floor Measurements Taken in the
U.S. in 2004 and 2005

73 Trevor M5AKA

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