Introduction to Digital Professional Mobile Radio

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Artech House, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 351 pages
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If you are involved in the planning, design, testing, installation, maintenance, sales, or frequency management of digital PMR equipment and systems, this first-of-its-kind book is a smart choice. Written by one of the key developers of PMR, this essential reference provides comprehensive coverage of digital PMR systems, including the standards APCO 25, TETRA and DIIS and the proprietary systems ASTRO, EDACS, iDEN, MOBITEX II and TETRAPOL. Offering unique insight from the authorOCOs years of experience working with this technology, the book helps you gain a solid understanding of the transition from analogue to digital PMR. It provides you with methods for estimation coverage distance and bandwidth for digital PMR systems."
 

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Contents

PMR Roots and User Requirements
1
12 Typical PMR User Groups
5
13 Specific PMR Requirements
6
14 Basic PMR System Configurations
10
References
13
Alternatives to PMR
15
22 Competition Between PMR and Public Cellular Systems
17
23 Impact of Advanced GSM Versions and UMTS
24
62 The ISOOSI Reference Model
177
63 TETRA Standardization
178
64 General Properties and the Physical Layer of TETRA V+D
181
65 TETRA V+D Services and Key Features
194
66 TETRA DMO
200
67 TETRA PDO
209
69 DAWS MESA and Future TETRA Development
210
References
213

24 Other Alternatives to PMR
26
25 Basic PMR Market Structure
27
26 Consequences
29
References
30
Propagation and TrafficRelated Fundamentals of Digital PMR Technology
33
32 Propagation in the Mobile Environment
35
33 Refined Propagation Model for Large Distances
39
34 Static Path Loss for Small Medium and Large Distances
44
Dynamic Path Loss
47
36 Specific Problems Related to Multipath Propagation
51
37 Some Specific Propagation Problems with Digital Radio Transmission
57
38 Frequency Economy and Frequency Management
62
39 PMRRelated Frequency Economy Considerations
72
310 System Design and a Short Introduction to Traffic Theory
73
References
79
Review of the Basics of Analog PMR Technology
83
42 Analog Modulation Techniques
85
43 Properties of Conventional Analog PMR Equipment
94
44 European Coexistence Standards for PMR
96
45 ModulationRelated Aspects of Analog PMR Equipment Design
97
46 Selective Calling and Slow Data Transmission Systems
102
47 The Path to True Digital PMR Systems
109
References
110
Fundamentals of Digital Modulation and Coding
115
52 Baseband Pulse Spectrum Evaluation
119
53 Basic Binary Modulation Schemes
126
54 Multilevel and Partial Response Modulation Schemes
135
55 Sophisticated PSK Techniques
141
56 Sensitivity and Cochannel Rejection of Digital Receivers
146
57 Channel Access and Transmitter Keying
155
58 Fundamental Principles of Error Correction and Channel Equalization
163
59 A Short Introduction to Speech Encoding
167
References
171
An Overview of TETRA
175
European and American Standardized Digital PMR Systems
217
The New Digital FDMA Standard for PMR
218
73 Narrowband PMR
224
The North American PMR Standard
226
75 Comparison of Standardized PMR Systems
233
References
235
Proprietary Digital PMR Systems
237
82 EDACS
239
83 iDEN
241
84 Enhanced Specialized Mobile Radio
243
85 TETRAPOL
244
86 Narrowband Systems and RVE
250
ARDIS MOBITEX and MODACOM
252
88 Other Digital PMR Systems
256
89 Comparison of Selected Nonstandardized Digital PMR Systems
257
References
259
Specific PMR Topics
261
92 Properties of Digital PMR Systems in Comparison to Analog PMR
262
93 Interference Scenarios and the NearFar Problem
270
94 Comparison of FDMA with TDMA
273
95 Shared Use of Channels
277
The European Frequency Allocation Table
278
97 Migration from Analog to Digital PMR Technology
279
98 EMC Issues and Health Risks
282
References
284
Outlook PMR in the Decade Until 2010
289
102 Future Development of Radio Communication Technology
292
103 LongTerm Prospects of Digital PMR
294
References
298
Acronyms and Abbreviations
303
About the Author
321
Index
323
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