The Cellular Radio Handbook: A Reference for Cellular System Operation
"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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
What is Cellular Radio?
World System StandardsA History
52 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
amplifier AMPS analog antenna band bandwidth base station base-station battery bits cable capacity carrier CDMA cell cell site cellular operator cellular radio cellular systems circuits CODEC connectors control channel cordless cost coverage data rate dBuV/m designed device digital systems division multiple access downtilt equipment Erlang error field strength filter frequency reuse function gain handheld handoff input installation interface interference intermodulation kbits/s limited linear loss measured meters microwave mobile phone modulation multipath NAMPS noise noise figure output PABX path path loss percent problem produce PSTN range receiver route sample satellite sector seen in Figure shown in Figure signal SINAD spectrum spread spectrum standard subscriber Supercell Table TDMA telephone tion tower traffic transmission transmit trunk typical United users usually voltage VSWR watts wireline