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BER (Bit Error Rate)


The fraction of bits transmitted that are received incorrectly. The bit error rate of a system can be estimated as follows:

Where N0 = Noise power spectral density (A2/Hz).
IMIN = Minimum effective signal amplitude (Amps).
B = Bandwidth (Hz).
Q(x) = Cumulative distribution function (Gaussian distribution).

BER (Bit Error Rate)