The cellular radio handbook: a reference for cellular system operation

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Wiley, Jan 22, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 724 pages
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"A comprehensive guide for operators, engineers, technicians, marketing staff, and systems managers, explaining the intricacies of designing, installing, and operating a cellular network. Although the volume explains both the theory and practice of cellular systems, it is structured in such a way that nontechnical readers can bypass mathematically oriented sections without losing overall comprehension."-Book News, Inc.
This Fourth Edition of Neil Boucher's internationally bestselling handbook has been thoroughly updated and expanded to provide comprehensive coverage of the new technologies that are shaping the industry, as well as the important changes brought about by the rapid domination of the cellular markets by digital systems. Encyclopedic in scope, it covers the design, installation, and operations of a cellular network, features concise discussions of best engineering practices, and provides helpful guidelines on critical business issues involved in planning, budgeting, and administering a cellular system.
Authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date, The Cellular Radio Handbook, Fourth Edition is an indispensable working resource for telecom designers, operators, and marketers. In addition to covering traditional cellular networks, this book also includes PCS/PCN, WLL, and satellite mobile technology.

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Contents

What is Cellular Radio?
1
World System StandardsA History
7
Basic Radio
21
Copyright

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NEIL J. BOUCHER is the founder of DNA Communications, an Australia-based cellular consulting firm. His career in cellular systems began in 1980 with his involvement in the planning and implementation of Australia's first cellular network. He is the author of over 60 technical papers on cellular radio, several professional books, including The Trunked Radio and Enhanced PMR Radio Handbook, The Paging Technology Handbook, and The User's Guide to Cellular Radio, and "Cellular Engineer and Mobiles Engineer," a comprehensive Windows(r)-based cellular software package for cellular design.

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