BER is the Bit Error Rate of a digital data transmission.

This is the ratio of errors to the number of bits transmitted.

BER = the number of errors in the number of bits

Example:

BER = 100 errors in 1000 bits = 100 / 1000 = 0.01

This is expressed as 1 error in 10 to the power of -2 = 1.0 E-2.

Edited by Satcoms UK - 16/April/2015 at 22:50]]>