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Digital Cellular Radio : Telecommunications Library - George Calhoun

Digital Cellular Radio

Telecommunications Library

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1988
ISBN: 9780890062661
Number Of Pages: 464

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Offers synthesized information on the rapidly evolving technology of digital cellular radio, including historical development, current status, and future trends of the mobile telephone field.

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The Uncertain Future of Mobile Telephonyp. 3
Marconi versus Bellp. 3
The Unique Failure of Mobile Telephonyp. 7
The Cellular "Disaster"p. 12
The "Digital" Panaceap. 17
The Age of FMp. 21
Mobile Radio Before Cellular: 1921-1968p. 23
The Pioneer Phase: 1921-1945p. 23
The Commercial Phase: 1946-1968p. 29
The Cellular Idea: 1947-1982p. 39
The Evolution of the Cellular Ideap. 39
The Struggle for Spectrum: 1947-1970p. 45
Industry Politics: 1970-1982p. 49
Competition and the Changing Regulatory Agenda: 1970-1982p. 54
Cellular Realitiesp. 63
The Cost Syndromep. 68
Mobile Equipment Economicsp. 68
Cellular System Economicsp. 72
System Overhead Costs (Hardware)p. 74
Start-Up and Operating Costsp. 83
Cellular Pricingp. 86
The Performance Syndromep. 92
Coverage Problemsp. 93
Call-Processing Problemsp. 98
Privacy and Securityp. 103
Data Transmissionp. 111
The Spectrum Efficiency Syndromep. 113
The Licensing Syndromep. 120
The Comparative-Hearings Phasep. 121
The Lottery Phasep. 124
Speculationp. 129
The End of an Erap. 134
Digital Communication: The Basicsp. 141
The Reemergence of Digital Communicationp. 143
The Analog Revolutionp. 143
The Digital Resurgencep. 146
The Digital Vocabularyp. 151
The First Coding Stage: A/D Conversionp. 154
Samplingp. 154
Quantizationp. 158
Codingp. 160
The Second Coding Stage: Modulationp. 164
Transmission and Signal Processingp. 168
Regeneration: The "Conquest of Distance"p. 170
Control of Intersymbol Interference: Recovery of the Physical Codep. 174
Error Control: Recovery of the Logical Codep. 177
Multiplexingp. 178
The Advantages of Digital Communicationp. 185
The Digital Networkp. 187
The Digital Network Is Robustp. 188
The Intelligence of the Digital Networkp. 190
The Flexibility of the Digital Networkp. 192
The Digital Network Is Genericp. 192
The Efficiency of the Digital Networkp. 193
Security and the Digital Networkp. 193
The Digital Network Is Dynamicp. 194
The Integrated Digital Networkp. 195
Design Challenges for Mobile Telephonyp. 197
Designing for the Mobile Environmentp. 199
The Vocabulary of Radiop. 202
The Fate of the Radio Wavep. 206
Free Space Lossp. 206
Blockage (Attenuation)p. 207
Multipathp. 212
Delay Spreadp. 214
Rayleigh Fadingp. 216
Doppler Shiftp. 220
Effects on System Performancep. 221
Path Effectsp. 221
System Effectsp. 222
Traditional Countermeasuresp. 225
Fade Marginsp. 225
Diversityp. 226
Supplementary Base Stationsp. 229
Digital Countermeasuresp. 229
Robust Voice Codingp. 231
Robust Modulationp. 232
Adaptive Equalizationp. 232
Error Correctionp. 235
Designing for Frequency Reusep. 239
The Engineering Implications of Frequency Reusep. 240
Interference-Limited Systemsp. 242
Cochannel Interference and the Mobile Environmentp. 244
The Relationship Between Geographical Separation and the Reuse Factorp. 249
The Effect of Reduced C/I Requirements for Digital Systemsp. 251
Other Design Considerationsp. 255
Designing for Modularity and Geographical Flexibilityp. 256
Example: Adjacent Channel Utilizationp. 257
Example: Modularity and Growthp. 259
Designing for Low Costp. 259
Designing for Compatibility with Future Network Servicesp. 260
Designing for a Competitive Marketplacep. 262
Future Proofingp. 262
Competition Among Operatorsp. 263
Technological Alternatives for the Next Generationp. 265
The Broad Technology Alternativesp. 267
The Flexibility of Digital Designp. 268
The Flexibility of Digital Formatsp. 269
Analog versus Digitalp. 274
Wideband versus Narrowband Systemsp. 276
Multiplexing and Access Technique: FDMA versus TDMA versus CDMAp. 283
System Control Structures: Centralized versus Distributed Controlp. 290
Netsp. 290
Interface Pointp. 294
Summary of General Directions of the Next Generationp. 294
Alternatives for the Radio Linkp. 297
Analog Techniquesp. 298
Narrowband FMp. 298
Single-Sideband Modulationp. 299
Digital Techniquesp. 303
Digital Modulation for Mobile Radiop. 304
Spectral Efficiency and Multilevel Modulationp. 304
Narrow Power Spectrump. 309
Intersymbol Interferencep. 312
Modulation Strategiesp. 316
Voice Coding for Mobile Radiop. 317
Coding Strategiesp. 318
Representative Coding Techniquesp. 321
Interdependence of Coding and Modulationp. 334
Interdependent Designp. 334
Interdependent Performancep. 336
Spread-Spectrum Techniquesp. 339
The Great Unknownp. 339
The Background of Spread Spectrump. 343
Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum (FH/SS)p. 344
Direct-Sequence Spread Spectrum (DS/SS)p. 351
Performance of Spread-Spectrum Techniquesp. 355
Application to Mobile-Telephone Systemsp. 356
Alternative System Architectures: Cell Levelp. 363
FDMA Architecturep. 365
TDMA Architecturep. 369
CDMA Architecturep. 373
Alternative System Architectures: Network Levelp. 377
Frequency Plansp. 378
Growth Plansp. 381
Cochannel-Interference Reduction Measuresp. 381
Traffic and Service Objectivesp. 383
Roaming and Related Issuesp. 384
Interface to the Wireline Networkp. 385
Control: Centralized versus Distributedp. 389
Choosing the Future: Evaluating the Alternativesp. 393
Spectrum Efficiencyp. 394
Spectral Efficiency (Information Density)p. 394
Circuit Spectrum Efficiency: Circuits per Megahertzp. 395
Geographical Spectrum Efficiency: Circuits per Square Milep. 396
Economic Spectrum Efficiency: Cost per Circuit (per Megahertz per Square Mile)p. 398
Communication Efficiency: Improved Individual Communication Utilityp. 398
Allocation Efficiency: Improved Social Utility of Communicationp. 401
Improving Spectrum Efficiencyp. 403
Summaryp. 409
Costp. 410
System Cost Comparisonsp. 410
Mobile-Unit Cost Comparisonsp. 414
Operating Cost Comparisonsp. 415
Other Criteria: Modularity, Digital Compatibility, Openness to New Technologyp. 415
Modularity and Geographical Flexibilityp. 415
Digital Network Compatibilityp. 416
Openness to New Technologyp. 417
Summaryp. 418
Managing the Transitionp. 421
A Look Aheadp. 423
The Question of Standardsp. 426
Looking Backward: Compatibility of the Next Generation with the Installed Analog Basep. 432
Looking Forward: Openness to Future Technological Changep. 437
Competitionp. 438
A Modest Proposalp. 442
Indexp. 445
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ISBN: 9780890062661
ISBN-10: 0890062668
Series: Telecommunications Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st July 1988
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.85