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Randy Ekl
Thomas V D Amico, Jeffrey D Bonta, Randy L Ekl, Avinash Joshi, Michael D Kotzin, Surender Kumar, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson: Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network using elected broadcast relay nodes. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, September 22, 2009: US07593376 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electing broadcast relay nodes (520B, H, M) in an ad hoc network (500). Each node (520A-520O) generates an attribute message including associated parameters. Each node (520A-520O) generates a weighted value (WV) based on the parameters. The WV can be included in the attrib ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: Method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier WLAN. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 27, 2010: US07706337 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wireless local area network where a client creates a neighbor list identifying a neighbor wherein the neighbor is identified as an access point or a client. Then, the client determines a time to perform a scan of neighbors based upon 1) a ty ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (WLAN) systems. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, April 7, 2009: US07515577 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating beacon transmissions from a wireless access point (WAP) to a client transceiver in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system (500) includes obtaining a reference timing for the wireless access point (WAP) (502). The sector configuration and the sector timing in the WAP i ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for omniscient root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697456 (6 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network that contains a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first node can receive a message from at least one of the other nodes. Each message includes a number of primary fa ...


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Randy Ekl
Shmuel Silverman, Randy L Ekl, Robert D LoGalbo, Ron Rotstein: Medium access control for simultaneous channel communications. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, June 3, 2008: US07382758 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for wireless data transmission between at least three stations use multiple frequency bands for simultaneous channel communications. The method includes transmitting a Request To Send (RTS) packet from a first station to an intermediate second station over a first frequency band. ...


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Randy Ekl
Robert D LoGalbo, Randy L Ekl, Ron Rotstein, Christopher G Ware: Methods for delivery in a wireless communications network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Indira Saladi, August 5, 2008: US07408931 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods for delivery of multicast packets in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The methods comprise transmitting a contention free period initiation signal from an access point to the station, transmitting broadcast packets from the access point to the station, transmitting multicast pa ...


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Randy Ekl
Anthony R Metke, Randy L Ekl: Method for intelligent merging of ad hoc network partitions. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, September 7, 2010: US07792050 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for merging of ad hoc network partitions within an ad hoc network, the method includes forming a plurality of network partitions by forming a security association among each of a group of partitioned nodes. Each network partition includes a Network Identifier. A node operating within one of ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, January 25, 2011: US07876706 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network comprising a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first node can receive a message from at least one of the other nodes. Each message includes a number of primary facto ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (WLAN) systems. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, November 10, 2009: US07616617 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for transmitting beacon transmissions in a wireless local area network (WLAN) communications system (100) operating on one or more channels includes transmitting a first beacon (C1) using a directional antenna in a first direction (D1) on a first channel. A second beacon (C2) is then transm ...


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Randy Ekl
Joseph E Phillips, Mario F Derango, Randy L Ekl, Michael H Retzer: Method for preserving wireless resources in a wireless local area network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Indira Saladi, January 30, 2007: US07170868 (1 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the present invention, an access point (111) receives a multicast packet intended for a particular multicast group. Upon receipt, the access point only rebroadcast the multicast packet over a wireless segment if it determines that there is at least one wireless subscriber unit ( ...



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