Link Budget Calculations
POP SITE       REMOTE SITE
      Frequency Mhz      
Sending Data Gain dB   Distance mi Receiving Data Gain dB  
Radio output power(mW) mW   km Received Power dBm
Radio output power(dBm) dBm       Antenna dBm
Pigtail connector dBm   Connector Loss dBm
Lightning Arrestor dBm Free space loss dBm Cable dBm
Connector Loss dBm       Connector Loss dBm
Cable length dBm 1st Fresnel zone ft Lightning Arrestor dBm
Connector Loss dBm 2nd Fresnel zone ft Pigtail connector dBm
Input to Antenna dBm 3rd Fresnel zone ft Radio Input Power dBm
Antenna dBm 4th Fresnel zone ft Min Rx Signal Strength dBm
EIRP dBm       Max Rx Signal Strength dBm
        Desired fade margin dBm
Receiving Data       Fade margin
Received Power dBm   At 0dB fading
Antenna dBm       Margin extra (shortfall)
Connector Loss dBm        
Cable dBm   Sending Data    
Connector Loss dBm   Radio output power(mW) mW
Lightning Arrestor dBm   Radio output power(dBm) dBm
Pigtail connector dBm   Pigtail connector dBm
Radio Input Power dBm   Lightning Arrestor dBm
Min Rx Signal Strength dBm   Connector Loss dBm
Max Rx Signal Strength dBm   Cable dBm
Desired fade margin dBm   Connector Loss dBm
Fade margin   Input to Antenna dBm
At 0dB fading   Antenna dBm
Margin extra (shortfall)   EIRP dBm