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Pauline Shuen: Mobile networking method and apparatus. Novell, A John Pate, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, November 5, 1996: US05572528 (680 worldwide citation)

An internetwork including a plurality of local area networks may include wireless and hard-wired local area networks. The internetwork may also include wide area network links between routers. The system includes routers between networks, which may be bridged networks. Certain routers are configured ...


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Carl W Thompson, Carl R Foster: Quick-release mechanical knot apparatus. Gary D E Pierce, Berne S Broadbent, November 26, 1996: US05577299 (163 worldwide citation)

A quick-release mechanical knot device for use in securing objects together having a novel means for quickly and safely releasing the mechanical knot device from the body of a rope or tether regardless of the amount of tension or load strain acting on the rope. The device comprises a semi-rigid elon ...


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Kent C Ericksen, Kim Hayes: Programmable controller apparatus for irrigation systems. Pro Mark, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, December 26, 1995: US05479338 (104 worldwide citation)

A programmable controller apparatus and method for irrigation systems including at least one removable control module interfacing with internal circuitry of the programmable controller for activating and operating a plurality of watering valves. A housing unit is provided for the control module and ...


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Duane O Hall, Alan R Selfridge: Multi-frequency ultrasound therapy systems and methods. Dynatronics Laser Corporation, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, October 24, 1995: US05460595 (82 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound therapy system and method for providing therapeutic treatment to tissues using multiple, user-selectable frequencies generated from a single applicator sound head. The multi-frequency ultrasound therapy system and method includes a generator/control unit having a microprocessor for con ...


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E Paul France, Earl Van Wagoner: Instrumented therapy cord. Hoggan Health, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, A John Pate, July 23, 1996: US05538486 (71 worldwide citation)

An instrumented therapy cord including a load cell transducer, a resistive stretch cord and a microprocessor control module having internal memory capacity and programming means for assessing, monitoring and controlling rehabilitation treatment programs. Operably attached to a handle member and pref ...


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Leonard R Nebeker: Liner for hat. A John Pate, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, October 22, 1996: US05566395 (35 worldwide citation)

A disposable liner is fitted against the inside surface of a sweatband of a cap or hat. The liner functions to absorb moisture and oils, and to eliminate odor. The liner wicks moisture away from a user and may hold moisture away from the hat. The liner may wick moisture to an evaporation region to b ...


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Stephen S Despain: Bicycle rack. A John Pate, Gary D E Pierce, Berne S Broadbent, June 18, 1996: US05526971 (32 worldwide citation)

A bicycle carrier is attachable to a hitch receiver secured to the rear end of a vehicle. A trunnion insertable into the receiver may extend rearwardly (with respect to the vehicle) to support an upright connected at a lower end to the trunnion. A lower arm may extend from the trunnion to be substan ...


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Joseph D Burton, Stephen P Vuyk, Steven C Hatch: Insert for loose-leaf binder. A John Pate, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, January 28, 1997: US05597256 (30 worldwide citation)

An insert for a loose-leaf binder is provided with a perforation near one inside corner at a proximal end of the insert to receive one ring of a loose-leaf binder. The insert is thus positioned with respect to the rings of the binder, and retained by the one ring. In one embodiment, the insert is pr ...


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Elliot W Page, Linda G Rector Page: Systems and methods for the synthesis of natural base steroidal hormones and more especially estrogens and progesterone and estrogen-like and progesterone-like compounds and their derivatives derived as phytohormones from herbaceous plants. Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, A John Pate, October 15, 1996: US05565199 (30 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for synthesizing natural base steroidal hormones and more especially estrogens and progesterone and estrogen-like and progesterone-like compounds and their derivatives which are derived in the form of phytohormones from herbaceous plants and formulated to provide a broad spectrum ...


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Phillip M Adams: Systems and methods for FDC error detection and prevention. Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, January 3, 1995: US05379414 (27 worldwide citation)

A system and method which provides a complete software implementation of a device driver that is capable of detecting an undetectable data corruption problem without hardware redesign and/or internal modification to an existing FDC. The approach taken consists of software DMA shadowing and use of a ...