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Link Power Budgetting

7.Calculation of Downlink path loss

1.Down Link frequency   Down link frequency is frequency at which satellite is communicating with ground station. For C band up link frequency is in the order of 4 G Hz , 12 G Hz for Ku band. 

2.Downlink path loss    Down link path loss depend on up link frequency & distance between satellite and ground station.
                             
Here
                                                          d is the distance between satellite & ground station
                                                          f is the frequency of the down link wave
                                                          C is the velocity of the light = 3 x108 m/Sec
                              .......................[11]

                              Here             f is in Giga hertz  

Example : calculate downlink path loss for the satellite located 37000 km far from the earth station and operating 3,950 GHz frequency
                              Down link loss = 20 log (4pd/(3/10*f)
                                                    = 195.73 dB

Operating Band Width Reciever Antenna Gain
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