Randy Ekl
Mark P Zollner, Randy L Ekl: Optimized dynamic system restart sequence for a wide area communication system. Motorola, Steven R Santema, Indira Saladi, March 27, 2007: US07197552 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods for determining a optimized restart sequence for sites, communication devices and/or zones are disclosed. A rule based criteria is determined for prioritizing sites (102) is determined by a zone controller (126), in one embodiment, by downloading from a network manager (128). Based on the cr ...

Gary W Grube, Leslie Gabor Seymour: Group location and route sharing system for communication units in a trunked communication system. Motorola, Steven R Santema, Terri S Hughes, Indira Saladi, April 26, 2005: US06885874 (287 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for sharing location and route information between communication units (e.g., talkgroup members) that are subscribed to a group location sharing service. The group location sharing service is event-based, such that the communication units may form a subset of a talkgroup desiri ...


David Moon Yee, Robert Henry Bickley, Philip John Zucarelli, Theodore Woolley Keller, Taul Eric Aragaki, Michael Durkin: Data transfer system and method for communicating utility consumption data over power line carriers. Motorola, Steven R Santema, October 9, 2001: US06300881 (143 worldwide citation)

Utility consumption data is provided over power line carrier links to local nodes and routed through a network of local nodes over peer-to-peer line-of-sight RF links to a utility service provider. Backhauler nodes combine the utility consumption data from the local nodes within a coverage region fo ...

Gary W Grube, Ronald Thomas Crocker: Method of providing temporary access of a calling unit to an anonymous unit. Motorola, Steven R Santema, December 5, 2000: US06157829 (117 worldwide citation)

A method is provided of establishing a direct communication session by a central service agent between a calling unit and an anonymous unit without revealing the permanent direct access information of the anonymous unit to a calling member. The central service agent is configured to be able to ident ...

Stuart W Thro, Alex P Hirsbrunner, Sewim Fewsi Ablay: Method and apparatus for processing messages based on originator and recipient priorities. Motorola, Steven R Santema, November 14, 2000: US06147977 (102 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus that process messages within a wireless communications system based on originator priority and recipient priority is accomplished when a server (12, 52) receives a message from an originating party (50). The message includes identity of the receiving party (54), originator pri ...

Lawrence Edwin Connell, Patrick Lee Rakers, Timothy James Collins, Donald Bernard Lemersal Jr: Power reception circuits for a device receiving an AC power signal. Motorola, Steven R Santema, October 17, 2000: US06134130 (97 worldwide citation)

Power reception circuits employable in portable data devices (e.g., smart cards) to derive power and/or data from an input AC power signal (e.g., an ASK modulated carrier signal). In one embodiment, the power reception circuit comprises a power rectifier (120), a shunt rectifier (142) and a shunting ...

Michael L Needham, Guy G Romano: Dispatch call server in a packet based communication network. Motorola, Steven R Santema, Jeffrey K Jacobs, November 29, 2005: US06970926 (97 worldwide citation)

A dispatch server (206) is provided in a packet based dispatch radio network to serve as coordinator and arbitrator for dispatch group calls. Participants in a group call transmit internet protocol (IP) voice packets to the server in unicast fashion. The server receives voice packets from multiple s ...

Mark N Boundy: Using PSTN to convey participant IP addresses for multimedia conferencing. Lucent Technologies, David J Zwick, Steven R Santema, December 27, 2005: US06981022 (71 worldwide citation)

An IP/PSTN hybrid multimedia conferencing system in which standard telephone and user station participants establish voice communications over the PSTN, and then exchange IP addresses in-band over the PSTN. User stations then negotiate capabilities over the IP network. All users can participate at a ...