1996 - 2016
BSEE - KB3UON
RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...
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Prx = received power at detector ( dBW )
|Ptx = transmitter output power ( dBW )|
|Gtx = transmitter antenna gain ( dBi )|
|Grx = receiver antenna gain ( dBi )|
|Afs = free space attenuation ( dB )|
|Am = miscellaneous attenuation ( radome, rain, etc. )|