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A packet format for accurately transporting signaling information in a packet network is described. The packet format comprises a burst count, a sequence number, a burst time, and a signaling status bit. The burst count is for indicating a burst to which the packet belongs. The sequence number is for identifying a first packet of the burst. The burst time is for selectably indicating (1) a time delay from onset to a packet node bus for the first packet of the burst and (2) a time interval between successive signaling bit transitions.

Title
Method and apparatus for packet communications signaling
Application Number
7/589699
Publication Number
5115431
Application Date
September 28, 1990
Publication Date
May 19, 1992
Inventor
Shrikanth S Kattemalalavadi
San Jose
CA, US
Charles S T Williams
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Stratacom
CA, US
IPC
H04J 3/24
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