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Old 20-May-2012, 8:40 PM   #1
retired17
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Displayed received power Rx. what's assumed

After running FMFool for my location, I get a table and one of the items listed is Received power in dBm at the receiver. I checked the FAQ but didn't find an explaination on what the power actually means. Is this power in the air, and do I have to make adjustments as a function of any antenna gain and losses?

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Old 21-May-2012, 4:30 PM   #2
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You're right, you need to add antenna gain and subtract distribution losses.
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