Understanding Range for RF Devices
Published on October 2, 2018
Understanding how environmental factors can affect range is one of the key aspects to deploying a radio frequency (RF) solution. This paper will provide a high-level overview of the factors that can affect RF range, including hardware selection, environmental factors, frequency ranges, and proper implementation.
Whether you are looking to connect across 10 meters in a crowded hall or 10 kilometers outdoors, the environment plays a significant role in the maximum range that can be achieved. This white paper explains how range numbers are calculated and discusses the factors that limit range.