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A technique for spread-spectrum communication which uses more than one mode and more than one frequency band. Selectable modes include narrowband mode and spread-spectrum mode, or cellular mode and microcellular mode. Selectable frequency bands include both licensed and unlicensed frequency bands, particularly frequency bands including the 902-928 MHz, 1850-1990 MHz, and 2.4-2.4835 GHz frequency bands. Spread-spectrum communication channels are 10 MHz or less in width. The frequency band onto which spread-spectrum signals are encoded may be changed upon a change in environment or other control trigger, such as establishment or de-establishment of communication with a private access network.

Title
Multi-band, multi-mode spread-spectrum communication system
Application Number
698694
Publication Number
5815525
Application Date
March 27, 1996
Publication Date
September 29, 1998
Inventor
Jeffrey S Vanderpool
Colorado Springs
CO, US
Robert C Dixon
Palmer Lake
CO, US
Douglas G Smith
Arlington
VA, US
Agent
Lyon & Lyon
Assignee
Omnipoint Corporation
CO, US
IPC
H04B 7/04
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