This acclaimed wireless intro book provides a thorough understanding the basic workings of wireless networks, technology, and regulations, clearly explaining concepts like radio frequency, cell sites and switching, as well as the regulatory processes that affect all wireless service providers and equipment manufacturers. This new edition has been heavily revised to cover digital wireless: GPRS, 3G, UTMS, cdma2000, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and the host of new digital services driving wireless growth.
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The Best Introduction to Wireless--Completely Revised and Updated
Get a complete overview of the rapidly evolving field of wireless telecommunications, including the basics of wireless networks, essential technologies, applications, and markets. The new, completely updated edition of this practical resource offers clear, easy-to-follow explanations of fundamental design and operation concepts, and delves into the very latest advancements in the field. Real-world examples, photos, and diagrams from the wireless industry are included throughout the book.
The Latest Developments
Wireless Crash Course covers all aspects of wireless system operations and features all-new information on digital wireless technologies, including 3G (UMTS and CDMA 3X), Bluetooth, Ultra Wideband (UWB), Wi-Fi, Wi-MAX, GPRS, SMS, and a multitude of new applications and services driving wireless growth. This is a must-have resource for all current and aspiring wireless telecommunications professionals, including IT staff, business decision-makers, marketing and sales staff, and students.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WIRELESS
Cellular Radio History and Development * Basic Wireless Network Design and Operation * The Cell Base Station * Radio Frequency (RF) Operations and Technologies * Antennas, Radio Frequency (RF) Power and Sectorization * Digital Wireless Technologies: TDMA (IS-136), CDMA, GSM * 3G: Third Generation Wireless * Personal Communication Services (PCS) * Towers * Base Station Equipment and RF Signal Flow * Capacity Engineering, Propagation Models, and Drive Testing * The Mobile Switching Center (MSC), The Network Operations Center (NOC), and The Backhaul Network * Microwave Radio Systems * Interconnection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and the Internet * Roaming and Intercarrier Networking * Wireless Data Technologies * The New Age of Cell Phones * The Business Side and Wireless Applications * E-SMR and Nextel * Wi-Fi (802.11 Wireless Fidelity) * 802.16 Wi-MAX * Wireless Home Networking
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Paul Bedell is Associate Director in Product Marketing at SBC, managing the SBC PremierServ Hosted IP Service. He has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.About the Author:
Paul Bedell (Rosemont, IL) is currently Associate Director, Product Management on GigaMAN, for SBC/Ameritech Communications. Previously he designed and engineered fixed and interconnected networks geographically covering over 65% of the US as a Network Engineer with U.S. Cellular. In 1995 he designed and has since taught the cellular and wireless courses at DePaul University.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M007145280X
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