So what is a
- Deci = 1/10 or 10 to the power of -1. (Remember Logarithms
- Bel is a measurement unit of electrical, thermal or mechanical
power and was named in honor or Dr. Alexander Graham Bell.
- A Decibel therefore equates to 1/10 of a Bel.
- Generally, it's employed much in the same way that Political Pollsters
play with sampling error rates of plus or minus X percentage
points. In other words - there are acceptable dB gain or loss
levels. If the readings or samples are found to be inside or outside of
the acceptable spread, then:
"Houston, we have a problem."
Using the formulas - the Translator will return dB
Units refer to:
- or any unit that relates to energy.
- Standard Unit: X Units (10 Watts or 10 Volts for example.)
- Mega:(M) 1,000,000.
- Kilo:(k) 1,000.
- Milli:(m) .001
- Micro:(μ) .000,001
- The Noise Voltage is the measurement without traffic or
conversation (On hook).
- The Signal Voltage includes the Noise Level along with
traffic or conversation (Off hook).