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Earl R Gomersall, Arthur F Cipolla: Real time, computer-driven retail pricing display system. Motorola, Donald B Southard, James W Gillman, Edward M Roney, February 19, 1985: US04500880 (337 worldwide citation)

A computer driven, informational display system is disclosed which visually displays selected information in real time. The arrangement is particularly adapted for displaying pricing and other associated information in retail establishments which utilize the standard Universal Product Code for the i ...


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Kirk A Sievers, Robert W Mortonson: Fault detection and diagnostic system for automotive battery charging systems. Motorola, James W Gillman, James S Pristelski, Joseph T Downey, April 12, 1983: US04379990 (188 worldwide citation)

An in situ self-diagnostic automotive alternator battery charging system is disclosed. Included are: a battery; voltage regulator sensing battery voltage and generating an excitation signal; and an alternator driven by a vehicle engine provide a rectified electrical signal to charge the battery in r ...


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Frank R Skutta, Lee D Tice: Method for automatically matching a radio frequency transmitter to an antenna. Motorola, Sang Ki Lee, James W Gillman, May 6, 1980: US04201960 (166 worldwide citation)

A plurality of series inductors and shunt capacitors are provided between a radio transmitter and an antenna. The inductors and capacitors are arranged in binary increments and are inserted in, or withdrawn from the circuit via provided reed relays. A microprocessor activates the relays in one of se ...


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Ronald J Webb, Larry C Puhl: Method and apparatus for assigning duplex radio channels and scanning duplex radio channels assigned to mobile and portable radio telephones in a cellular radiotelephone communications system. Motorola, Rollan R Hackbart, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, November 27, 1984: US04485486 (164 worldwide citation)

A unique method and apparatus for efficiently assigning duplex radio channels and scanning duplex radio channels assigned to mobile and portable radiotelephones in a cellular communications system is described. Each cell includes a base station radio having a signalling channel and a plurality of vo ...


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Raymond L Sokola, Charles Choi: Ceramic bandpass filter. Motorola, Rolland R Hackbart, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, February 14, 1984: US04431977 (162 worldwide citation)

A unique ceramic bandpass filter is disclosed that is comprised of a dielectric block having one or more holes extending from its top surface to its bottom surface and further having input and output electrodes each disposed on the dielectric block at a predetermined distance from a corresponding ho ...


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Stephen N Levine, Ezzat A Dabbish, John P Byrns: Scrambler key code synchronizer. Motorola, Charles L Warren, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, February 28, 1984: US04434323 (161 worldwide citation)

A method for synchronizing the scrambling sequences of communicating scrambler units of a privacy communications system in a reliable and secure manner. The method is particularly adapted for use in noisy or fade prone transmission environments, and permits late entry of authorized third parties to ...


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Robert K Lockhart Jr, William J Macko, Robert H Bass, Craig S Wallace, Morris A Moore: Re-linked portable data terminal controller system. Motorola, Margaret Marsh Parker, James W Gillman, January 27, 1981: US04247908 (156 worldwide citation)

A two-way communications system for use with a host computer includes a control unit, a base station and multiple radio/data terminal units. The control unit interfaces directly with the computer but uses a radio link to the portable units. Voice and data signals can be transmitted and data between ...


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Sorin Barash, Yigal Brandman, Yitzhak Cohen, Shaul Shporn, Joseph Vishnipolsky, Elisha Yanai: Computer-controlled irrigation system. Motorola, Rolland R Hackbart, James W Gillman, June 24, 1980: US04209131 (152 worldwide citation)

A irrigation system for automatically irrigating an agricultural area having a plurality of fields for producing various crops includes a central station and a plurality of remote stations located in the fields. A computer with associated peripherals in the central station is loaded with an irrigati ...


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John D Nocilini, Ronald E Sharp, Emilio J Cuadra: Stanby mode controller utilizing microprocessor. Motorola, Margaret Marsh Parker, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, April 26, 1983: US04381552 (147 worldwide citation)

Logic circuitry in a portable electronic device is combined with the microprocessor to reduce power consumption in the microprocessor and its associated memories during inactive periods of the device, with periodic sampling for inputs from peripherals or received data which would require active oper ...


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Kirk A Sievers, Robert W Mortonson: Ripple detector for automotive alternator battery charging systems. Motorola, Joseph T Downey, James S Pristelski, James W Gillman, February 9, 1982: US04315204 (147 worldwide citation)

A detector monitoring the voltage ripple in the rectified electrical output signal of an alternator in a multiphase alternator battery charging system is disclosed. A circuit monitors the undulating alternator output signal and produces a signal level in response. To correct the detector operation f ...