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Ryan S Talley, Bryan T Barbee, Timothy W Sill: Mitigating interference by low-cost internet-base-station (LCIB) pilot beacons with macro-network communications. Sprint Spectrum, July 5, 2011: US07974230 (61 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for mitigating interference by low-cost Internet-base-station (LCIB) pilot beacons with macro-network communications. In one embodiment, an LCIB transmits a pilot beacon on the forward link of a carrier at a first power level. While transmitting the pilot beacon on t ...


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Rajveen Narendran, Ryan S Talley, Muralidhar Malreddy: Methods and devices for limiting access to femtocell radio access networks. Sprint Spectrum, August 20, 2013: US08515434 (29 worldwide citation)

Femtocell radio access network (RAN) devices are typically small, low-cost base stations that can be deployed in areas where macro-cellular RAN coverage is poor or congested. Thus, wireless communication devices (WCDs) using femtocell devices may benefit from improved wireless coverage, while traffi ...


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Ryan S Talley, Andrew M Wurtenberger: Dynamic Adjustment of the pilot-channel, paging-channel, and sync-channel transmission-power levels based on forward-link and reverse-link RF conditions. Sprint Spectrum, August 31, 2010: US07787899 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for dynamic adjustment of the pilot-channel, paging-channel, and sync-channel transmission-power levels based on forward-link and reverse-link RF conditions. In an exemplary embodiment, a base station provides service on a carrier in a wireless coverage area, and com ...


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Ryan S Talley, Bryan T Barbee, Timothy W Sill: Low-cost-internet-base-station-(LCIB) user-adaptation algorithm. Sprint Spectrum, October 15, 2013: US08559339 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for implementing a low-cost-Internet-base-station-(LCIB) user-adaptation algorithm. In an embodiment, an LCIB receives usage attempts from a plurality of mobile stations. The LCIB stores records corresponding to the usage attempts, where each record identifies the co ...


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Timothy W Sill, Bryan T Barbee, Jason M Jugar, Ryan S Talley: Multi-carrier capacity increase in low-cost internet base station (LCIB) systems by logical grouping of base stations. Sprint Spectrum, November 9, 2010: US07830847 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for multi-carrier capacity increase in low-cost Internet base station (LCIB) systems by logical grouping of base stations. In an embodiment, an LCIB controller determines that a set of multiple LCIBs should be logically grouped, and selects operational parameters for ...


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Hector M Ribas, Abhijit V Apte, Ryan S Talley, Meng Y Yew: Method and system for mobile station handoff. Sprint Spectrum, April 6, 2010: US07693521 (11 worldwide citation)

A mobile station is associated with a first wireless coverage area that has a first pilot signal. A second wireless coverage area that has a second pilot signal is in the mobile station's neighbor list. The mobile station measures E1, the energy per chip of the first pilot signal, and I1, the total ...


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Ryan S Talley, Andrew M Wurtenberger: Dynamic adjustment of reverse-link frame-error-rate (RFER) target based on reverse-link RF conditions. Sprint Spectrum, October 12, 2010: US07813323 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for dynamic adjustment of the reverse-link frame-error-rate (RFER) target based on reverse-link RF conditions. In an embodiment, a base station provides service to at least one mobile station on a carrier in a wireless coverage area using a first RFER target. The bas ...


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Robert C Pippert, Joseph E Bennett, Ryan S Talley, Joseph I Schield, Andrew M Wurtenberger: Dynamic selection by a mobile station of its home agent using its preferred roaming list (PRL). Sprint Spectrum, June 29, 2010: US07747251 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for dynamic selection by a mobile station of its home agent using its preferred roaming list (PRL). A mobile station maintains a PRL comprising an association between (i) a first set of data identifying a first wireless wide area network (WWAN) and (ii) a first ident ...


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Ryan S Talley, Kristin Hayne, Tom Trueman, Jerry Wade, Robert Pippert: Method and system for frequency band allocation based on frequency band usage measurements. Sprint Spectrum, August 24, 2010: US07782964 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for selecting a frequency band, from among a plurality of frequency bands controllable by a radio network controller (RNC), to carry a data communication. The method may include obtaining frequency band usage measurements for a plurality of frequency bands, and using the frequency band usag ...


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Christopher Yenney, Ryan S Talley, Timothy W Sill, Bryan T Barbee: System and method for determining whether to allow a base station to perform a particular base station function. Sprint Spectrum, September 21, 2010: US07800534 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and system for determining whether to allow a base station to carry out at least one particular base station function and for configuring the system, based on the determination, to allow the base station to carry out the at least one particular base station function or to prevent the base s ...