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Method and apparatus for limiting a transmission in a dispatch system
A controller 103 for a dispatch communications system 100 that is arranged and constructed for limiting a transmission in the dispatch communications system,...
Method and apparatus for automatically tracking location of a wireless
A wireless communication system (100) employs a method (700) and apparatus for automatically tracking locations of wireless communication devices (102, 104, 106)...
Wireless receiver with stacked, single chip architecture
A monolithic wireless receiver suitable for use in a global positioning system (GPS) or other radio frequency (RF) application suitably includes a mixed-mode...
Method and system for adapting a training period in a turbo decoding device
A method of processing an information sequence with a decoder is provided. A window within the information sequence is selected. A training period is calculated...
Portable electronic device including an acoustic chamber
An electronic device. The electronic device can include a frame including at least one aperture, the frame having a first side and a second side, an audio source...
Monolithic bridge capacitor
According to the most preferred embodiments of the present invention, at least one of the two plates of a capacitor is formed in at least two different layers of...
Speech recognition by dynamical noise model adaptation
The invention provides a Hidden Markov Model (132) based automated speech recognition system (100) that dynamically adapts to changing background noise by...
Interference reduction within a communication system
When polled, a remote unit (113) provides a radio access network (RAN 101) with an acknowledgment message. The acknowledgment message contains information such...
Power amplifier module assembly
A power amplifier module assembly (100) includes a PA module (102) having a flange (104) and a mounting bracket (106) coupled thereto. A thermally conductive pad...
Semiconductor component having first surface area for electrically coupling
to a semiconductor chip and second...
A semiconductor component for electrical coupling to a substrate (230) includes: a semiconductor chip (110); a non-leaded leadframe (120) including a plurality...
Appending signature to size limited message
A messaging device (100) has a keyboard, keypad or other input device (150) that receives entry of a message. A processor (110), upon receipt of a command from...
Method for improving accuracy of a velocity model
A first velocity model for a first object (190) and a second velocity model for a second object (195) are established. A spatial relationship between the first...
Variable delta voltage tracking regulator and method therefor
A telematics communication system (100) receives an input supply voltage (Vin) (122) from a battery (102) charged by an alternator (101) in an automotive...
Method and apparatus for reducing echo feedback in a communication system
A method and apparatus for reducing echo feedback in a wireless communication system (10) is accomplished when a receiving communication unit (24) senses a...
User interface for a portable electronic device
The present invention is a user interface (120) for an ideographic character input device (100) comprising three rows (148, 150, 152) of adjacent input keys. A...
Method of optimizing the transmission of data in a wireless communication
A method of optimizing the transmission of data in a wireless communication network is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of acquiring a first ...
Communication device having illuminated audio indicator
A radio (100) provides multiple audio modes of operation, such as a cellular and dispatch modes. Illumination devices (108, 110) are located near the radio's...
Least mean power consumption in telecommunications systems
A programmable access point (110) has a line driver (201), sensors (202), comparator and control logic (203), a power supply (206), and a backup power supply...
Slot format and acknowledgement method for a wireless communication system
A slot format and acknowledgment method for use in a communication network that contains one or more wireless links. The slot format provides for the segmenting...
Method for optimizing forward link data transmission rates in
spread-spectrum communications systems
An apparatus and method that optimizes the data rate for forward link data transmissions in a spread-spectrum communications system 106 is provided. The...
Establishing connections between terminal equipment and a mobile terminal
A method (500, 600), and apparatus (110, 120) is provided for establishing a connection (111) between a terminal equipment TE (110) and mobile terminal MT (120)....
Method of optimizing a network
An optimized network (300), includes providing a switch card topology (350) having a plurality of switching elements (305), where the plurality of switching...
Method for reducing analog facsimile call duration over CDMA
Analog facsimile transmission message time can be significantly reduced over a CDMA network by preemptively sending a preamble message indicator (PMI) without...
Time determination in satellite positioning system receivers and methods
Method in a Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers, including determining pseudorange (PNR) measurements for at least four satellites (210), determining a...
Method for radio access bearer reconfiguration in a communications system
A method for Radio Network Controller (RNC) initiated Radio Access Bearer (RAB) negotiation or renegotiation/reconfiguration in a communication system that...
Selective networking method for mobile ad hoc networks
A method of selecting one or more active slave wireless devices from a plurality of active/parked slave wireless devices is implemented by a master wireless...
Reduced crossmodulation operation of a multimode communication device
A method to reduce crossmodulation in a multimode radio communication device with a transmitter, a receiver, and a second receiver (400) that operates in a...
Method and device for detecting an interference condition
A method of detecting a jamming signal (304) in a wireless device (102) includes providing a plurality of channels (401), wherein each of the plurality of...
Delay insertion for echo cancellation, with echo supression, in a
The invention provides an apparatus and method for bulk delay insertion prior to echo cancellation, with echo suppression. The exemplary apparatus embodiment...
Multi-pass interference reduction in a GSM communication system
An iterative method (400) and apparatus (200) for a receiver for reducing interference in a desired signal in a GSM communication system that use a ...
Method and apparatus for providing power control for CDMA dispatch services
To address the need to provide power control for listening participants of CDMA dispatch services, the concept of "shared channel signaling windows" for shared...
Method and apparatus for a talkgroup call in a wireless communication
In a wireless code-division multiple access (CDMA) system (100), a talkgroup (101) of subscriber units is provided. A sub-talkgroup (102) of subscriber units,...
Electronic device with user interface capability and method therefor
An electronic device (11) includes a keypad (22) for data entry, a character recognition system (34), and a processor (28). The keypad (22) is comprised of one...
Compact multiband inverted-F antenna
A compact multiband Inverted-F antenna (110) that has a compact form factor and is particularly suited for manufacturability and inclusion into small form-factor...
System and method for controlling methanol concentration in a fuel cell
A system and method for controlling or otherwise effectively parameterizing the delivery of fuel to a fuel cell device comprises a fuel pump (330), a mixing...
Method for implementing a modified radio link protocol
A method of performing a modified RLP that reduces the transmission delay in a communications system by detecting frame erasures when they occur. The modified...
Method and apparatus for providing instant messaging in a wireless
An apparatus (20) and methods are provided for providing Instant Messaging (IM) in a wireless communication system. The apparatus (20) comprises an IM data...
Method and apparatus for asperity sensing and storage
A fingerprint capture device (10) has a plurality of charge storage devices (12) that couple through conductive surfaces (22) to conductive spheres (21) that are...
Method and apparatus for detecting loss and location of a portable
A portable communication device (10) includes a transceiver (12 and 14), an acceleration sensor (20) coupled to the transceiver, and a processor (16) coupled to...
Detached portable battery with universal clip
This invention includes a battery pack capable of attaching to an ordinary belt. The battery pack includes springy, U-shaped clips that are capable of coupling...
Housing for a communication device
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Power control in spread spectrum communications systems
A method for power control in spread spectrum communication systems includes a first step of providing multiplexed registers coupled to a control circuit and...
Method and apparatus for dropping and reacquiring a dispatch channel
A communication system (100) provides for improved dispatch communications, by providing a method for monitoring the signal quality at each of the Mobile...
Method for push-to-listen remote monitoring
A method of operating a wireless communication system (101) including initiating (S402) a call from a first communications unit (120) to a second communications...
Digital predistortion system for linearizing a power amplifier
A predistortion linear power amplifier utilizes several predistortion computation engines to receive a first carrier signal. The predistortion computation...