06795413 is referenced by 41 patents.
In one embodiment, the present invention comprises broadcasting a broadcast burst in a broadcast channel from a base station. The broadcast channel has at least one assigned frequency and a plurality of time slots, at least one time slot being assigned for the broadcast burst. The invention further comprises transmitting traffic in a traffic channel from the base station. The traffic channel has a timed frequency hopping scheme, the hopped frequencies including the at least one broadcast channel frequency so that the traffic channel collides with the broadcast burst time slot. The invention further comprises broadcasting the broadcast burst in the traffic channel from the base station when the traffic channel collides with the broadcast channel, receiving a request for retransmission of traffic after the broadcast burst is broadcasted in the traffic channel due to a collision, and retransmitting the traffic in the traffic channel in response to the retransmission request.