If you had 0.3dB loss in a connector I doubt you or the guy at the other
end would hear the difference. But if you ran 1.5kW through it you'd
probably smell the difference!
100w is a lot of power to dissipate in such a small volume!
On 16/01/2012 13:10, Frederick Vobbe wrote:
> You know, there is another component to this discussion. Let's suppose
> you have .1 to .5dB loss in an RF system. During transmission or
> reception, will that really mean anything? I'm not sure I would "hear"
> that, or see that on an "S" meter. The transfer of power in RF systems
> can be a complicated science, and yes, ever connector and cable add
> up. Personally, I would worry more about line loss, and antenna
> efficiency, than .3dB in a connector.
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