The return links from Africa VSATs to Turin are expected to comprise mostly 156 ksps burst carriers with 180 kHz noise bandwidth and 200 kHz spacing. Based on a satellite saturated EIRP to Europe of 48 dBW and -5 dB output back off the downlink power per carrier is approx 48 - 5 -10log(200k/36000k) = 20.5 dBW.
The LinkStar transmit module (BUC) is 2 watt standard (Bentley Telecom 5 April 2004)
The input figures below are all guesses and estimates. You may overwrite the figures with your own assumptions.
Amend any white boxes and then click any calculate button to obtain results in the green boxes.
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