A satellite link budget is a learning tool used for adding, subtracting of gains and the losses that are within an RF link. You have to use various factors to uplink amplifier gains, the noise factors and many other factors that are dealt with to figure this out. With all the information, computers and the spreadsheets, it is not as difficult as you may think. This particular Satellite link budget can be found on the Excel template spreadsheet. There is information that is needed for any customers, specific data, types, spread factors, antenna sizes and several other pieces of information.