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Table 1 Link budget calculation (most numbers are per BB channel)

From: Channel-bonding CMOS transceiver for 100 Gbps wireless point-to-point links

Element64QAM16QAMQPSKBPSK
Emitter    
 RF BW (GHz)32323232
 Number of bonded channels16161616
 Single channel BW (GHz)1.61.61.61.6
 Per PA OCP1B (dBm)10.510.510.510.5
 Per ch. OCP1 dB (dBm)4.54.54.54.5
 Back off (dB)7533
 Average power @PA out (dBm)3.55.57.57.5
 Per channel Tx av. Pout (dBm)-2.5-0.51.51.5
 Interconnection losses (dB)2222
 Antenna gain (dBi)33333333
 EIRP (dBm)28.530.532.532.5
Channel    
 Range (m)2550120150
 Attenuation coefficient2222
 Carrier frequency (GHz)156156156156
 O2 & rain attenuation (dB)0.801.603.844.80
 Path loss (dB)-105.06-111.88-121.73124.63
Receiver    
 Antenna gain (dBi)33333333
 Interconnection losses (dB)2222
 Power per channel (dBm)-44.6-49.5-57.3-60.2
 Power at LNA input (dBm)-32.6-37.5-42.3-48.2
 NF (dB)12121212
 Implementation loss margin (dB)4.22.51.21.3
 SNR @ ADC in (dB)25.320.512.79.8
 SNR for PER 10-5 (dB)211811.58.5
Raw data-rate (Gbps)153.6102.451.225.6