- Carrier-to-receiver noise density
Carrier-to-receiver noise density ( "C" /k "T" ): In
satellite communications, the ratio of the received carrier powerto the receiver noise power density.
"Note 1:" The carrier-to-receiver noise density ratio is usually expressed in dB.
"Note 2:" The carrier-to-receiver noise density is given by
where "C" is the received carrier power in watts, k is
Boltzmann's constantin joules per kelvin, and "T" is the receiver system noise temperaturein kelvins.
"Note 3:" The receiver noise power density, k"T", is the receiver noise power per
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