17 dbm ???

Posted on 2004-10-28
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
dear sir
when i configure an eusso wireless 2.4 ghz access point i see maximum power 17 dbm
how can we calculate it to get the result in Mw ??

Question by:skynoc
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    The formula for the calculation is dBm = (10Log10(milliWatts)).

    But if I was you, I would just go to they have a calculator! :)

    have fun!
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    Accepted Solution

    17 dBm = 17 dB over 1 milliwatt.
    17 dB = 10^1.7 = 50
    So, 17 dBm = 50 milliwatt (mW).

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