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DbMicro to dbm convertion

  1. Oct 11, 2009 #1
    any one could you explain about dbMicro to dbm convertion.
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  3. Oct 11, 2009 #2


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    dBm is dB above 1mW into a 50 Ohm load. by ""dbMicro" I believe you mean dBuV, or dB above a microvolt.

    This website calculator also explains a little bit about how to convert between the two. Just remember that the dBm number assumes a 50 Ohm load resistance. Otherwise it would make no sense to talk about a conversion between a voltage and a power.

    http://www.giangrandi.ch/electronics/anttool/decibel.html [Broken]

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