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Outlines the theoretical framework of mobile radio communications and how such systems are designed, for designers, researchers, and graduate students. Explains the differences between fixed and wireless radio systems, describes the mobile radio environment, defines design parameters for both base and mobile units, and offers troubleshooting tips for system design. Other topics include calculation of fades and frequency plans. This second edition features expanded information on PCS, microcell, and CDMA systems. Includes b&w graphs and diagrams. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Revised and enlarged version that discusses how to design a mobile communications system. Comprehensively examines the mobile radio environment. Covers prediction of propagation loss, calculation and methods of reducing fades, interference, frequency plans and associated schemes, design parameters, signaling and channel access, cellular CDMA, microcell systems, and miscellaneous related systems. Contains chapter-by-chapter references and problems.