Friis Transmission Equation Calculator

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The Friis transmission equation, as shown below, gives the ratio of received to transmitted power for given antenna gains, range and wavelength under ideal conditions. The calculator below uses this equation to calculate any one of the variables, provided all the other variables are known.

Friis Transmission Equation

Enter the known values in any one of the available units, then click on the Calculate button next to the value you wish to calculate.

Transmit Power, Pt  W  
dBm
 
Transmit Antenna Gain, Gt  dBi  
dBd
 
Receiver Antenna Gain, Gr  dBi  
dBd
 
Received Power, Pr  W  
dBm
 
Range, meters  
miles
 
Frequency kHz  
MHz
GHz
Wavelength, λ  meters  
cm
mm

Effective Isotropic Radiated Power, EIRP
 Power Density at Receiver, PD
 
Electric Field Strength at Receiver, E Assuming
free space
Magnetic Field Strength at Receiver, H
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This page was last changed on: 17 September 2017.

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