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How to calculate the attenuator pad needed for 30W radio?

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Hi,

I need to connect my mobile radio to a power meter. My radio is a 30W so hw do i calculate the the attuanuater (-30db) pad is enough nt to damage my power meter.
 

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Re: -30dB pad

It all depends on power meter max. power rating. If it is 3W then you need 10dB attenuator but it has to be rated for 30W.
 

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