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To convert a power level in watts to decibels relative to 1 milliwatt (dBm), you can use the formula:

dBm = 10 * log10(power (in watts) / 1 milliwatt)

For example, to convert a power level of 10 watts to dBm:

dBm = 10 * log10(10 watts / 1 milliwatt) = 10 * log10(10000 milliwatts) = 10 * 4 = 40 dBm

To convert a power level in dBm to watts, you can use the formula:

power (in watts) = 1 milliwatt * 10^(dBm / 10)

For example, to convert a power level of 40 dBm to watts:

power (in watts) = 1 milliwatt * 10^(40 dBm / 10) = 1 milliwatt * 10^4 = 10000 milliwatts = 10 watts

Note that the decibel (dB) is a unit of measure used to express the ratio of two quantities, such as power levels, on a logarithmic scale. The dB is often used in telecommunications and other fields to represent power levels and signal-to-noise ratios.