path attenuation

path attenuation

[′path ə‚ten·yə′wā·shən]
(communications)
Power loss between transmitter and receiver, due to any cause.
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What's more, our superior fiber optic system designs and technology offers exceptional video transport stability and reliability that is unaffected by changes in fiber path attenuation due to aging or splicing.
Code Rate--Modern satellite modems use forward error-correcting codes to compensate for the very high path attenuation that gives rise to low signal-to-noise ratios and high bit-error rates.