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Steven C Jasper: Method of doppler searching in a digital GPS receiver. Motorola, Thomas G Berry, James E Jacobson, Joseph T Downey, October 20, 1987: US04701934 (201 worldwide citation)

An improved method of doppler searching in a digital GPS receiver is described. According to the principles of the present invention, an N-point fourier transform is performed on samples of a down converted GPS signal representing the entire range of Doppler-shifted GPS carrier frequencies. The magn ...


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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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George J Selinko: Motorola, Winfield J Brown Jr, Joseph T Downey, Anthony J Sarli Jr, December 27, 1988: US04794392 (173 worldwide citation)

An alerting device for a paging receiver for generating vibration motion in the paging receiver housing. The alerting means comprises an electric motor, an eccentric weight, and a linking means. The electric motor is activated in response to an alert signal for rotating a driving shaft. The driving ...


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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 ...


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John M Dinwiddie Jr, Bobby J Freeman, Lonnie E Grice, John M Loffredo, Kenneth R Sanderson, Gustavo A Suarez: Data processing system with system resource management for itself and for an associated alien processor. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph T Downey, John C Black, May 12, 1992: US05113522 (145 worldwide citation)

The functions of two virtual operating systems (e.g., S/370 VM, VSE or IX370 and S/88 OS) are merged into one physical system. Partner pairs of S/88 processors run the S/88 OS and handle the fault tolerant and single system image aspects of the system. One or more partner pairs of S/370 processors a ...


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Alfred R Lucas, Jerome C Leonard: Multiple frequency message system. Motorola, Joseph T Downey, Anthony B Sarli, Donald B Southard, February 17, 1987: US04644347 (137 worldwide citation)

In the preferred embodiment the multiple frequency receiver comprises a decoder responsive to a transmitted coded message signal having a special code for designating that the message is being sent on the local frequency and which is also responsive to the absence of the special code which indicates ...


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Andrzej T Guzik: Method of mounting interrelated components. Motorola, Joseph T Downey, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, February 1, 1983: US04371912 (131 worldwide citation)

One specially designed fixture allows two components such as a microprocessor and its associated ROM to be simultaneously mounted on opposite surfaces of the substrate, with all or nearly all internal connections made through the area of the substrate between the components. A second fixture allows ...


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Ross J Lillie, Steven C Jasper: FM demodulator. Motorola, Joseph T Downey, James E Jacobson, June 23, 1987: US04675882 (131 worldwide citation)

A digital FM demodulator is described. According to the principles of the present invention, a digital FM signal is demodulated by processing sampled input vectors of a quadrature FM digital signal centered approximately zero frequency. The sampled quadrature input vectors are quantized to lie withi ...


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Thomas F Kneisel, Quirino Balzano, Thomas A Freeburg: Homotropic antenna system for portable radio. Motorola, James E Jacobson Jr, Edward M Roney, Joseph T Downey, April 22, 1986: US04584709 (119 worldwide citation)

An adaptable homotropic antenna system for use with a portable communication transceiver is described. The antenna system can be used for reception or transmission and can be completely enclosed within the portable transceiver housing. The homotropic antenna system evaluates the quality of a receive ...


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Jay J Miniet: Flexible printed circuit board having integrated circuit die or the like affixed thereto. Motorola, Martin J McKinley, Daniel K Nichols, Joseph T Downey, June 30, 1987: US04677528 (117 worldwide citation)

A flexible printed circuit board assembly having an integrated circuit die bonded directly thereto. A first layer of the flexible printed circuit board assembly includes a plurality of conductive paths and geometrical patterns on each of its surfaces. The conductive patterns include pads for mountin ...