effective isotropic radiated power

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effective isotropic radiated power

[i‚fek·tiv ‚ī·sə‚träp·ik ‚rād·ē‚ād·əd ′pau̇·ər]
(communications)
A measure of the strength of the signal leaving a satellite antenna in a particular direction, equal to the product of the power supplied to the satellite transmit antenna and its gain in that direction. Abbreviated eirp.
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