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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Satellite telecommunications system using network coordinating gateways operative with a terrestrial communication system. Space Systems Loral, Perman & Green, September 5, 1995: US05448623 (268 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system (10) capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user (30) includes a satellite (22) communications system consisting of at least one orbiting satellite (22); at least one terrestrial-based gateway (12, 14, 16, 18) having access to a database (20) of users, destinat ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Satellite communications system having distributed user assignment and resource assignment with terrestrial gateways. Globalstar, Perman & Green, May 23, 2000: US06067442 (189 worldwide citation)

A satellite communications system (10) includes at least one satellite (12); a system controller (38); a plurality of gateways (18); and at least one user terminal (13) operable for bidirectionally communicating with at least one of the gateways through the at least one satellite. Individual ones of ...


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Paul A Monte, Edward Hirshfield: Satellite communication service with non-congruent sub-beam coverage. Globalstar, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, August 8, 2000: US06101385 (186 worldwide citation)

A method for use in a satellite communications system (20) of a type that has at least one satellite (22) having forward and reverse beams each comprised of sub-beams for relaying user communications between a ground station (24) and user terminals (30). In a first embodiment forward and reverse ant ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Low earth orbit distributed gateway communication system. Globalstar, Perman & Green, March 16, 1999: US05884142 (178 worldwide citation)

A communication system includes a satellite communication system segment having at least one satellite, that projects a plurality of beams on the surface of the earth, and at least one terrestrial satellite gateway that is bidirectionally coupled to the at least one satellite and also to a terrestri ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Satellite communication system providing multi-gateway diversity and improved satellite loading. Globalstar, Karambelas & Associates, August 10, 2004: US06775251 (156 worldwide citation)

A method includes steps of (a) establishing a call connection between a terrestrial telecommunications network and a user terminal via a first gateway and at least one satellite, (b) while the call connection is established, selecting at least one further satellite, and (c) maintaining the call conn ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Satellite communication system that is coupled to a terrestrial communication network and method. Space Systems Loral, Perman & Green, January 14, 1997: US05594780 (154 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system (10) capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user (30) includes a satellite (22) communications system consisting of at least one orbiting satellite (22); at least one terrestrial-based gateway (12, 14, 16, 18) having access to a database (20) of users, destinat ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Low earth orbit distributed gateway communication system. Globalstar, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, June 26, 2001: US06253080 (141 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a communication system includes providing a satellite communication system segment and a terrestrial communication segment, initiating a call from one user terminal to another user terminal, setting up the call using a ground station that is part of the satellite communication ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Worldwide satellite telephone system and a network coordinating gateway for allocating satellite and terrestrial gateway resources. Space Systems Loral, Perman & Green, June 11, 1996: US05526404 (112 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system (10) capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user (30) includes a satellite (22) communications system consisting of at least one orbiting satellite (22); at least one terrestrial-based gateway (12, 14, 16, 18) having access to a database (20) of users, destinat ...


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Paul A Monte, Robert A Wiedeman, Michael J Sites: Method for accounting for user terminal connection to a satellite communications system. Globalstar, Perman & Green, September 2, 1997: US05664006 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and system for accurately accounting for an amount of satellite communications system resources that are allotted to and utilized by a user terminal on a per call or connection basis. The method accumulates data at periodic intervals during a connection, the data indicating what portion of ...


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Frederick J Dietrich, Paul A Monte: Antenna for multipath satellite communication links. Globalstar, Perman & Green, September 3, 1996: US05552798 (65 worldwide citation)

An antenna (70) includes a first sub-structure (72) having a major plane that is oriented at a first angle (for example, 90.degree.) with respect to an axis (normal) that is perpendicular to the surface of the earth. The antenna also includes a plurality (for example six) of second sub-structures (7 ...