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E-Book Section Chapter 1: Decibels, Can You Hear Me Now?

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

You have probably heard of decibels, in the context of loud noises, rock concerts and similar. Decibels are also used in a radio context, and have a very similar meaning. In this case, the frequencies used are far beyond what humans can perceive – but the concept is the same, it represents “how loud is the signal from the other end?” Much of the content later-on requires that you understand decibels, so this section explains them to you.


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