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Donald C Kauffman: Reconfigurable wireless modem adapter. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, December 4, 2012: US08326359 (75 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable wireless modem adapter is provided. The reconfigurable wireless modem adapter includes a control board and a radio frequency switch. The control board has at least two interfaces for a respective at least two modems and is configured to communicatively couple to at least one onboard ...


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Donald C Kauffman, Brian P Bunch: Systems and methods for assessing weather in proximity to an airborne aircraft. Honeywell International, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, July 19, 2011: US07982658 (33 worldwide citation)

Dynamic weather model systems and methods are operable to assess weather in proximity to an airborne aircraft. An exemplary embodiment receives a radar return from the weather, determines reflectivity information from the received radar return, retrieves a weather model from a weather model data bas ...


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Donald C Kauffman, Louis Toth, Eric N Foster: Internetworking air-to-air network and wireless network. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, May 29, 2012: US08190147 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems of operating a communication system are provided. One method comprises establishing at least one communication link between a mobile-to-mobile communication network of mobile nodes and at least one route computing system via gateway node. The gateway node is one of the mobile nod ...


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Donald C Kauffman: Systems and methods for collecting weather information using an airborne aircraft. Honeywell International, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, December 27, 2011: US08085182 (8 worldwide citation)

Weather information recording systems and methods are operable to record information detected by airborne aircraft. An exemplary embodiment generates a trigger event corresponding to the presence of weather of interest, stores weather information collected by an aviation electronics system in a memo ...


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Donald C Kauffman: Message transmission in onboard and off board aircraft communications networks. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, December 8, 2009: US07630710 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for transmitting one or more messages over a secure communications network is disclosed. The method involves receiving the one or more messages from a plurality of message sources at a management unit within the secure communications network, the one or more messages protected with informat ...


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Donald C Kauffman: System and method for transmitting information using aircraft as transmission relays. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, August 13, 2013: US08509140 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of processing a message in a relay network comprises determining if a destination node is within range; if the destination node is not in range, identifying one or more network member aircraft within range; selecting one of the one or more network member aircraft within range; authenticatin ...


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Donald C Kauffman: Travel characteristics-based ad-hoc communication network algorithm selection. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, October 29, 2013: US08570990 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an ad-hoc communication system is provided. The method comprises determining a pattern type relating to mobile node travel characteristics over a defined traveling region. Based on the pattern type, selecting a neighbor discovery and route determination algorithm. Implementing ...


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Donald C Kauffman, Edward Scott Anderson: In-flight communications system. Honeywell International, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, November 28, 2006: US07142854 (5 worldwide citation)

An in-flight communications system and method suitable for discrete use by, e.g., an Air Marshal, includes a personal digital assistant (PDA) device having wireless communications capabilities, an aircraft cabin wireless local area network (LAN) within which the PDA device can operate, a communicati ...


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Donald C Kauffman, Edward Scott Anderson: In-flight communications system. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, December 16, 2008: US07466980 (5 worldwide citation)

An in-flight communications system and method suitable for discrete use by, e.g., an Air Marshal, includes a personal digital assistant (PDA) device having wireless communications capabilities, an aircraft cabin wireless local area network (LAN) within which the PDA device can operate, a communicati ...


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Donald C Kauffman, Alfonso Malaga: Reconfigurable wireless modem adapter including diversity/MIMO modems. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, October 30, 2012: US08301196 (2 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable wireless modem adapter is provided. The reconfigurable wireless modem adapter includes a control board and a radio frequency switch. The control board includes at least two user-data interfaces for respective at least two modems, the modems including at least one diversity/multiple- ...