05874903 is referenced by 186 patents and cites 31 patents.

An automatic meter reading system utilizes repeater technology to access hard to read meters within a fixed network structure. The components of the radio system that are needed for two-way communications are employed without adding significant cost to the meter. Using this approach, each meter in the network has the ability to repeat messages as required.

Title
RF repeater for automatic meter reading system
Application Number
8/870640
Publication Number
5874903
Application Date
June 6, 1997
Publication Date
February 23, 1999
Inventor
Arnold W Bragg
Raleigh
NC, US
Rodney C Hemminger
Raleigh
NC, US
Kathryn J Smith
Raleigh
NC, US
Kenneth C Shuey
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris
Assignee
ABB Power T & D Company
NC, US
IPC
G08B 23/00
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