|Watts in ERP||Kilometers Rural area|
How far will a 50 watt FM transmitter go?
If 50 Watt ERP is used, it’s very likely that 20 miles of range will be achieved. This is because 50 Watt ERP is ample power to propagate a strong signal 20 miles. If 1 Million Watts of power is used, it is very likely that signal will only propagate just over 20 miles.
How far will a 15 watt FM transmitter reach?
At 15 watts, the range increases to 5 miles, at 40 watts to 10 miles and at 100 watts to 15 miles. The general rule of thumb is it will take four times the power to double the transmission distance. Increase the transmission range of the FM antenna without increasing the power by raising the antenna.
Are FM transmitters worth it?
It can produce excellent sound and clarity. FM transmitters are generally used to produce a better sound quality of an indoor or an outdoor audio system. The range of spreading the audio signal through radio frequency is comparably as short as personal purpose using.
How far will a 1w FM transmitter go?
>Long Range: This 1 watt FM transmitter is able to cover 0.6 miles in open land. >Various audio input: 1w radio broadcaster supports Bluetooth audio input, TF card MP3 play, 3.5mm Line-in, basically any audio source used in your daily life. >
How far can you talk on GMRS?
GMRS radios with a low optimal range of 10-16 miles typically have basic features and functionality.
Rick’s Simple GMRS Radio Range Chart.
|Advertised Range||Actual Range||Range Rating|
|16 miles||300-800 feet||Low|
|20 miles||0.1-0.3 mile||Low|
|26 miles||0.4-0.5 mile||Mid|
How can I increase the range of my radio transmitter?
To increase the range of a transmitter one can either increase the power output, use a better antenna with more gain or place the antenna in a better location such as with FM broadcast or commercial 2-way radio place the antenna at much higher height. Same can be done at the receiving end.
How far does an FM radio signal travel?
VHF radio waves usually do not travel far beyond the visual horizon, so reception distances for FM stations are typically limited to 30–40 miles (50–60 km). They can also be blocked by hills and to a lesser extent by buildings.
How far can a 10w radio transmit?
Thus the typical ranges with around 400 MHz frequency range with 1 W transmitter power are up to ~30 kilometers and up to ~80 kilometers with 10 W transmitter power. See sample picture of a RF link functional factors at the end of this document. The links can be extended by using repeater radio stations.