TITLE

Not your father's radio networks

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobsmeyer, Jay M.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Mobile Radio Technology;Jan2008, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on modern land mobile radio systems, along with its usage. It also examines the protocols used on packet-switched radio networks and the methods for managing bandwidth on those networks. It is said that the systems are packet-switched networks that contrast sharply with legacy systems using circuit-switched connections. Moreover, it is stressed that the management broadband capacity in a packet-based world requires a new mindset.
ACCESSION #
28095519

 

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