This acclaimed wireless intro book provides a thorough understanding the basic workings of wireless networks, technology, and regulations, clearly explaining concepts like radio frequency, cell sites and switching, as well as the regulatory processes that affect all wireless service providers and equipment manufacturers. This new edition has been heavily revised to cover digital wireless: GPRS, 3G, UTMS, cdma2000, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and the host of new digital services driving wireless growth.
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Paul Bedell (Rosemont, IL) is currently Manager of Data Network Planning and Engineering for SBC/Ameritech Communications. Previously he designed and engineered fixed and interconnected networks geographically covering over 65% of the US as a Network Engineer with U.S. Cellular.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Cellular Radio History and DevelopmentChapter 2: Basic Wireless System Design and OperationChapter 3: The Cell Base StationChapter 4: Radio Frequency (RF) PropagationChapter 5: Digital Wireless TechnologiesChapter 6: Radio Frequency (RF) ChannelizationChapter 7: Personal Communication Services (PCS)Chapter 8: TowersChapter 9: Antennas and Radio Frequency (RF) PowerChapter 10: Base Station Equipment and RF Signal FlowChapter 11: Wireless System Capacity EngineeringChapter 12: Design Tools and Testing MethodsChapter 13: The Mobile Switching Center (MSC)Chapter 14: The Backhaul NetworkChapter 15: Microwave Radio SystemsChapter 17: Interconnection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)Chapter 19: Wireless Call ProcessingChapter 20: Intercarrier NetworkingChapter 23: Wireless Data TechnologiesChapter 24: The Business SideChapter 26: E-SMR and NextelChapter 27: Third Generation Wireless (3G)Chapter 28: Wi-Fi 802.11Chapter 29: Wi-Fi 802.16Appendix A: Wireless Industry PublicationsAppendix B: Wireless-Related Internet SitesReferences
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