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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
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
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
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (wlan) systems. Motorola, Motorola, January 3, 2008: US20080002633-A1

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
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: System and method for communicating beacon transmissions in wireless local area network (wlan) systems. Motorola, Motorola, January 3, 2008: US20080002632-A1

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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Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and system for data transmission in a wireless network. Motorola Solutions, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, Daniel R Bestor, April 3, 2012: US08149737 (86 worldwide citation)

A method and system for data transmission by computational devices in a wireless network (100) are disclosed. A computational device (102) organizes the wireless network in a hierarchical topology having at least one root node and updates a list of interferers and a list of descendents. Then, the co ...


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Floyd D Simpson, Jaime A Borras, Eryk Dutkiewicz, Raad Raad, Christopher G Ware: Communication unit energy conservation apparatus and method. Motorola, January 24, 2006: US06990362 (12 worldwide citation)

A communication unit (10) can have at least a first receiver (11) and a second receiver (12). The latter typically consumes more power than the former during ordinary operation. Pursuant to one embodiment a communication unit can use the lower-power receiver to detect energy on a monitored channel w ...



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