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Steven G Lee, Brian D Iehl, Omer Manya, Michael J Schellinger, Robert F D Avello: Method for adjusting reference frequencies in a communication system. Motorola, John J King, December 23, 1997: US05701589 (17 worldwide citation)

A method generally improves the frequency accuracy in a communications system without requiring the use of accurate frequency references in all of the stations or types of stations. An accurate frequency reference is utilized in one of the stations or station types. The reference frequencies of the ...


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James A Van Bosch, Robert F D Avello: Controlling the power in a wireless client device. Continental Automotive Systems, August 23, 2011: US08005453 (13 worldwide citation)

A system and method in a client device (22) for controlling the power within the client device (22). The client device (22) has a network access device (30, 130), a programmable timer (48), and a controller (42). The network access device (30, 130) has at least a powered state and a power-off state. ...


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James A Van Bosch, Thomas A Brey, Robert F D Avello: Method for communicating teletype information in a vehicle communication system between a vehicle and a remote station. Temic Automotive of North America, September 30, 2008: US07430428 (12 worldwide citation)

A communication system and method for transmitting and receiving teletype information in a vehicle (20). The communication system (22) includes an external interface (24) and a communication control unit (26). The external interface (24), embedded in the vehicle (20), is capable of receiving a first ...


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James M Williams, Robert F D Avello, Robert K Krolopp: Method and apparatus for determining a serving communication system where communication systems operate conjunctively. Motorola, Jeffrey G Toler, Kevin A Buford, June 4, 1996: US05524278 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for facilitating scanning of radio control channels where a plurality of communication systems conjunctively cover the same area. A subscriber unit receives an overhead message train on a control channel which includes a channel count representing the number of con ...


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Emad Isaac, Tim R Van Goethem, Ramy P Ayoub, Robert F D Avello: Rapid vehicle bus network activity. Temic Automotive of North America, Brian M Mancini, Thomas V Miller, Gary J Cunningham, April 24, 2007: US07209490 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for rapidly providing activity on a vehicle network bus includes a node having a bus connection to the vehicle network bus. The node includes a Rapid Response Stack loaded with the predetermined message to respond to any network bus request before the application is up and ru ...


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James A Van Bosch, Robert F D Avello: System and method for controlling the power in a wireless client device. Temic Automotive of North America, October 27, 2009: US07610035 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method in a client device (22) for controlling the power within the client device (22). The client device (22) has a network access device (30, 130), a programmable timer (48), and a controller (42). The network access device (30, 130) has at least a powered state and a power-off state. ...


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James A Van Bosch, Robert F D Avello: Telematics system and method having combined cellular and satellite functionality. Continental Automotive Systems, April 17, 2012: US08160656 (4 worldwide citation)

A vehicle Telematics unit includes a cellular transceiver and a satellite receiver. At least one controller controls the transceiver and the receiver and determines which one to use to communicate with a source of Telematics service. If the transceiver is to be used, the controller receives messages ...


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Robert F D Avello, James Snider: Apparatus and method for maintaining communications with a vehicle in the presence of jamming. Continental Automotive Systems, May 8, 2012: US08175573 (4 worldwide citation)

Jamming is detected as occurring to communications associated with at least one electronic device disposed at a vehicle. Responsive to detecting the jamming, an indication is transmitted from the vehicle to a base station informing the base station that jamming is occurring. Communications are subse ...


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James Snider, Michael Cruz, Robert F D Avello: Apparatus and method for detecting jamming of communications. Continental Automotive Systems, November 27, 2012: US08319615 (3 worldwide citation)

Location determination signals are received and a location of interest is determined from the location determination signals. A communication service with a known, valid base station via a first communication channel is established and synchronized. A first rate of rise of a signal strength indicato ...


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James Snider, Robert F D Avello: Apparatus and method for detecting communication interference. Continental Automotive Systems, December 17, 2013: US08611847 (3 worldwide citation)

Location determination signals are received and a location of interest is determined from the location determination signals. A communication service is established and synchronized with a known, valid base station via a first communication channel. A value of a signal strength indicator associated ...