07187949 is referenced by 28 patents and cites 260 patents.

A communication system has a first plurality of wireless basestations having adaptive antennas with a plurality of main array antenna elements for generating a plurality of communication beams. The system further includes a gateway station coupled to the first plurality of wireless basestations. The gateway station forms a plurality of beam commands by communicating a plurality of control signals to the first plurality of wireless basestations to form the communication beams. A second plurality of wireless base stations having a second plurality of adaptive antennas with a second plurality of main array antenna elements for generating a plurality of communication beams to communicate with said mobile user and a fixed user. The beams include a first link and a second link from the first plurality of basestations that communicate with the fixed user terminal and a third link and fourth link from the second plurality of wireless basestations to communicate with the mobile user terminal.

Title
Multiple basestation communication system having adaptive antennas
Application Number
9/858956
Publication Number
7187949 (B2)
Application Date
May 15, 2001
Publication Date
March 6, 2007
Inventor
Ming U Chang
Rancho Palos Verdes
CA, US
Wah L Lim
Newport Beach
CA, US
Donald C D Chang
Thoussand Oaks
CA, US
Agent
Georgann S Grunebach
Assignee
The DirecTV Group
CA, US
IPC
H04M 1/00
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