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Wireless Telecommunications Systems and Networks, 1st Edition

  • Gary J. Mullett
  • ISBN-10: 1401886590  |  ISBN-13: 9781401886592
  • 72 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $167.25
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Learn the fundamentals of the most popular forms of wireless telecommunications systems, as well as the emerging wireless technologies being used to extend the reach of the wired public or private data network. With comprehensive, broad-based coverage, Wireless Telecommunications Systems and Networks will provide a deeper understanding of the fundamental operations of wireless technologies used by professionals and technicians involved in a technical support segment of this field. Readers will also gain knowledge about other popular technologies in this and the next generation of wireless telecommunications systems and networks. Lastly, the text serves as a good reference for those who simply need to know more about the fundamentals of present-day wireless telecommunications systems.

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Features and Benefits

  • systems-level approach will benefit today�s technicians, who will evaluate system operations and possible reconfigurations of hardware/system functions more often than they perform repairs
  • topics include both major cellular wireless technologies such as global system for mobile communications (GSM) and code division multiple access (CDMA), 3G cellular, as well as the technical aspects of the air interface
  • comprehensive coverage of all IEEE standards-based wireless network technologies, such as Bluetooth, local area networks (LANs), personal area networks (PANs), and metropolitan area networks (MANs)
  • useful learning aids, such as acronyms, abbreviations, and glossary give readers a quick reference for basic terms

Table of Contents

Introduction to Wireless Telecommunication Systems
and Networks. Evolution and Deployment of Cellular
Telephone Systems. Common Cellular System
Components.Wireless Network Architecture and
Operation. GSM and TDMA Technology. CDMA
Technology. Cellular Wireless Data Networks – 2.5
and 3G Systems.Wireless Modulation Techniques
and Hardware.Wireless LANs / IEEE 802.11x.Wireless
PANs / IEEE 802.15x. Broadband Wireless
MANs / IEEE 802.16x. Broadband Satellite and
Microwave Systems. Emerging Wireless Technologies


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary J. Mullett

Gary Mullett is a long time faculty member at Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield, Massachusetts. For the past decade he has been actively involved in the field of telecommunications as a consultant and Co-Director of the National Science Foundation, Advanced Technology Education, National Center for Telecommunications Technologies located at Springfield Technical Community College. He has been a principle figure in the implementation of the Verizon NextStep Program.