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Jay R Walton, Mark Wallace, Jack Holtzman, Franklin P Antonio: Method and apparatus for controlling transmissions of a communications system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Thien T Nguyen, Byron Yafuso, June 1, 2004: US06744743 (166 worldwide citation)

In some aspects, each cell in the communications system can be designed to operate in accordance with a set of back-off factors that identify the reductions in peak transmit power levels for the channels associated with the back-off factors. The back-off factors are defined to provide the required p ...


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Sandip Sarkar: Method and apparatus for fast WCDMA acquisition. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Kent D Baker, Byron Yafuso, March 26, 2002: US06363060 (127 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for quickly acquiring synchronization of a signal in a WCDMA communication system utilizing variable duration sample accumulation, validity testing of decoder estimates, and parallel decoding of multiple synchronization signals within a PERCH channel. The receiver accumulates ...


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Joseph P Odenwalder: High data rate CDMA wireless communication system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Kent D Baker, Byron Yafuso, May 28, 2002: US06396804 (126 worldwide citation)

A novel and improved method and apparatus for high rate CDMA wireless communication is described. A set of individually gain adjusted subscriber channels are formed via the use of a set of orthogonal subchannel codes. The set of sub-channel codes are comprised of four Walsh codes. The pilot data and ...


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Edward G Tiedemann Jr, Daisuke Terasawa, Sandip Sarkar, Yu Cheun Jou, Joseph P Odenwalder, Abihijit Shanbhag, Serge Willenegger: Method and system for handoff between an asynchronous CDMA base station and a synchronous CDMA base station. Qualcomm, Philip Wadsworth, Byron Yafuso, June 12, 2001: US06246673 (119 worldwide citation)

A method and system that enables faster acquisition of the forward link signal of a target base station in a mixed network of synchronous and asynchronous base stations is disclosed. The serving base station transmits in a neighbor list an estimated timing error


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Keith W Saints, Tao Chen: Method and apparatus for adjusting thresholds and measurements of received signals by anticipating power control commands yet to be executed. Qualcomm, Phillip Wadsworth, Sean English, Byron Yafuso, June 13, 2000: US06075974 (106 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for providing improved quality or power control by recognizing the delays inherent in a closed-loop communication system. The mobile station or receiver properly adjusts its forward link quality or power level thresholds or measurements with whic ...


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Rajesh K Pankaj: System for allocating resources in a communication system. Qualcomm, Philip R Wadsworth, Kent D Baker, Byron Yafuso, May 21, 2002: US06393012 (86 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for allocating and using a finite resource to transmit wireless information signals to a plurality of subscriber units is disclosed. Individual subscriber units transmit data rate requests to serving base stations. The data rate requests and weight values associated with each ...


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Edward G Tiedemann Jr, Keith W Saints: Method and apparatus for forward link power control. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Maryanne E DeAngelo, Byron Yafuso, May 28, 2002: US06396867 (85 worldwide citation)

A forward link power control mechanism measures the reverse link power control bits which are transmitted on the forward traffic channel. At the remote station, the reverse link power control bits from multiples base stations or multiple signal paths are measured, combined, and filtered to yield an ...


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Keith W Saints, Tao Chen: Method and apparatus for adjusting thresholds and measurements of received signals by anticipating power control commands yet to be executed. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip R Wadsworth, Kent D Baker, Byron Yafuso, April 16, 2002: US06374085 (78 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for providing improved quality or power control by recognizing the delays inherent in a closed-loop communication system. The mobile station or receiver properly adjusts its forward link quality or power level thresholds or measurements with whic ...


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Franklin P Antonio: Increased capacity data transmission in a CDMA wireless communication system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Kent D Baker, Byron Yafuso, July 30, 2002: US06426960 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transmitting voice and data in a code division multiple access (CDMA) wireless telecommunications system is described. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a base station transmits voice information at a voice transmit power and data at a data transmit power that i ...


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Paul E Bender: Method and apparatus for adaptive transmission control in a high data rate communication system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Sandra L Godsey, Byron Yafuso, August 29, 2006: US07099629 (64 worldwide citation)

In a high data rate communication system, a method and apparatus for efficiently establishing a connection between an access terminal and an access network using a fast access channel and a fast access indicator. Upon receiving a fast access indicator in response to a fast access probe, an access te ...