Link Budget

Below is a Slide Show Explaining the Maths/Science of the Link Budget (roughly)

For an introduction to, and explanation of a simple Link Budget, this document explains how to calculate a link budget and what factors need to be taken into account.

The Presentation was roughly the 'place coms was at' on 26/02/2008

Coms Update Pesentation

The spread sheets below essentially the same document. One has the values of the satellite as the transmitter and the ground station as the receiver, and the other has the reverse. The values can be changed so if you wish to see what effects a change will have, play around.

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