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The cellular radio handbook : a reference for cellular system operation

Author: Neil J Boucher
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

The fourth edition of this handbook has been fully updated to incorporate the latest developments in the field.


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boucher, Neil J.
Cellular radio handbook.
New York : Wiley, ©2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil J Boucher
ISBN: 0471387258 9780471387251
OCLC Number: 43555114
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes index.
Description: xxv, 724 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface to the Fourth Edition. About the Author. What is Cellular Radio? World System Standards--A History. Basic Radio. Planning--An Essential Network Function. Cell Site Selection and System Design. Radio Survey. Cellular Radio Interference. Cell Plans. Units and Concepts of Field Strength. Filters and Combiners. Cellular Repeaters. Antennas. Cellular Links. Base-Station Maintenance. Base-Station Control and Signaling. Power and Distribution. Protection and Grounding. Trunking. Switching. Traffic Engineering Concepts. Mobiles. Tower and Masts. Installations. Equipment Shelters. Budgets. Billing Systems. Marketing. Fraud. Data Over Cellular. Privacy. Rural and Offshore Applications of Cellular Radio. Interconnection. Preparing Invitations to Tender. Modulation/Demodulation Methods. Noise and Noise Performance. Digital Cellular. GSM Pan-European Cellular. DAMPS. NAMPS. E-TDMA. Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA). Japanese Digital. Satellite Mobile Systems. Cordless Telephone Technologies. iDEN. Wireless Local Loop. The Technology. Coding, Formats, and Error Correction. Digital Modulation. Other Mobile Products. Safety Issues. Buying Used Hardware. Appendix A: RF Propagation Routine Appendix B: ISO Model. Appendix C: Amplifier Classes. Appendix D: 911 Location Requirements. Appendix E: Distortion and Noise. Appendix F: Recommended Further Reading and Sources of Information. Appendix G: Internet Protocols. Appendix H: Erlang B and C Tables. Appendix I: Conversion of Units Used for Cellular RF. Appendix J: Country Codes. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: Neil J. Boucher.
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