The Cellular Radio Handbook: A Reference for Cellular System Operation

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Wiley, Feb 5, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 736 pages
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"A comprehensive guide for operators, engineers, technicians,marketing staff, and systems managers, explaining the intricaciesof designing, installing, and operating a cellular network.Although the volume explains both the theory and practice ofcellular systems, it is structured in such a way that nontechnicalreaders can bypass mathematically oriented sections without losingoverall comprehension."-Book News, Inc.
This Fourth Edition of Neil Boucher's internationally bestsellinghandbook has been thoroughly updated and expanded to providecomprehensive coverage of the new technologies that are shaping theindustry, as well as the important changes brought about by therapid domination of the cellular markets by digital systems.Encyclopedic in scope, it covers the design, installation, andoperations of a cellular network, features concise discussions ofbest engineering practices, and provides helpful guidelines oncritical business issues involved in planning, budgeting, andadministering a cellular system.
Authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date, The Cellular RadioHandbook, Fourth Edition is an indispensable working resource fortelecom designers, operators, and marketers. In addition tocovering traditional cellular networks, this book also includesPCS/PCN, WLL, and satellite mobile technology.

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What is Cellular Radio?
World System StandardsA History
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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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