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dBW(DecibelWatt)

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DecibelWatt(dBW)
dBWdefinition
dBWtodBm,Watt,mWconversioncalculator
HowtoconvertdBWtoWatt
HowtoconvertWatttodBW
HowtoconvertdBWtodBm
HowtoconvertdBmtodBW
dBWtodBm,Watt,mWconversiontable

dBWdefinition
dBWordecibelwattisaunitofpowerindecibelscale,referencedto1watt(W).
Thepowerindecibelwatts(P(dBW))isequalto10timesbase10logarithmofthepowerinwatts
(P(W)):

P(dBW)=10log10(P(W)/1W)
Thepowerinwatts(P(W))isequalto10raisedbythepowerindecibelwatts(P(dBW))dividedby10:

P(W)=1W10(P(dBW)/10)

1wattisequalto0dBW:

1W=0dBW
1milliwattisequalto30dBW:

1mW=0.001W=30dBW
dBWtodBm,Watt,mWconversioncalculator
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HowtoconvertdBWtoWatt
HowtoconvertpowerindBWtowatts(W).
Thepowerinwatts(P(W))isequalto10raisedbythepowerindBW(P(dBW))dividedby10:

P(W)=1W10(P(dBW)/10)

Forexample:whatisthepowerinwattsforpowerconsumptionof20dBW?
Solution:

P(W)=1W10(20dBW/10)=100W
HowtoconvertWatttodBW
Howtoconvertpowerinwatts(W)todBW.
ThepowerindBWisequaltothebase10logarithmofthepowerinwatts(W):

P(dBW)=10log10(P(W)/1W)

Forexample:whatisthepowerindBWforpowerconsumptionof100W?
Solution:

P(dBW)=10log10(100W/1W)=20dBW
HowtoconvertdBWtodBm
HowtoconvertpowerindBWtodBm.
ThepowerindBmisequaltothebase10logarithmofthepowerinwatts(W):

P(dBm)=P(dBW)+30

Forexample:whatisthepowerindBmforpowerconsumptionof20dBW?
Solution:

P(dBm)=20dBW+30=50dBm
HowtoconvertdBmtodBW
HowtoconvertpowerindBmtodBW.
ThepowerindBW(P(dBW))isequalto10raisedbythepowerindBm(P(dBm))dividedby10:

P(dBW)=P(dBm)30

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Forexample:whatisthepowerinwattsforpowerconsumptionof40dBm?
Solution:

P(dBW)=40dBm30=10dBW
dBWtodBm,Wattconversiontable
Power(dBW) Power(dBm) Power(Watt)
130dBW

100dBm

0.1pW

120dBW

90dBm

1pW

110dBW

80dBm

10pW

100dBW

70dBm

100pW

90dBW

60dBm

1nW

80dBW

50dBm

10nW

70dBW

40dBm

100nW

60dBW

30dBm

1W

50dBW

20dBm

10W

40dBW

10dBm

100W

30dBW

0dBm

1mW

20dBW

10dBm

10mW

10dBW

20dBm

100mW

1dBW

29dBm

0.794328W

0dBW

30dBm

1.000000W

1dBW

31dBm

1.258925W

10dBW

40dBm

10W

20dBW

50dBm

100W

30dBW

60dBm

1kW

40dBW

70dBm

10kW

50dBW

80dBm

100kW

60dBW

90dBm

1MW

70dBW

100dBm

10MW

80dBW

110dBm

100MW

90dBW

120dBm

1GW

100dBW

130dBm

10GW

Seealso
dBm
Decibel
Watt
dBmtomWconversioncalculator
mWtodBmconversioncalculator
dBmtowattsconversioncalculator
WattstodBmconversioncalculator
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