ykhaled wrote:My ultimate goal is to measure channel power and be able to plot a power distribution percentage.
The API is working - I can stream I/Q. As I understood the sample either I or Q is a number in the range [-2048, 2047]. So signal ith sample is (Ith + Qthj).
To get the power - I can simply calculate "I*I + Q*Q"
The maximum power that can be measured is basically 2048*2048*2
ykhaled wrote:To get relative power for N samples; power (dB) = 10*log10(SUM(I*I + Q*Q)/N) - 69.23
ykhaled wrote:I have few questions:
1- How can I get the actual power measured (dBm). I'm not asking for perfect calibrated level
ykhaled wrote:2- Do I need to deduct the gains/losses in the reception chain? when I increase the vga1, vga2 and lna. If someone has a formula that accommodate for all parameters would be great.
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