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Eugene J Bruckert, Stuart W Thro: Method and apparatus for selecting a serving transceiver. Motorola, Richard A Sonnentag, Christopher J Reckamp, February 14, 1995: US05390339 (263 worldwide citation)

A radio communication system selects a serving transceiver for a remote unit by generating and using a center of mass location estimation. The radio communication system collects uplink and downlink signal characteristics, including impaired signals caused by co-channel interference, from a set of t ...


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Sewim F Ablay, Stuart W Thro, Kenneth J Zdunek: Subscriber unit for a trunked voice/data communication system. Motorola, Thomas G Berry, Wayne J Egan, June 6, 1989: US04837858 (157 worldwide citation)

A trunked voice/data subscriber is provided that operates in either a voice mode, or one of three data modes. In a first data mode, the voice/data subscriber monitors the voice control channel to enable rapid participation in a voice call. In a second data mode, the subscriber monitors an assigned d ...


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Stuart W Thro, Gary W Grube, Paul J Cizek: Method and apparatus for communicating video information in a communication system. Motorola, Susan L Lukasik, March 14, 2000: US06037991 (128 worldwide citation)

A communication system (100) employs a method and apparatus for communicating video information therein. A first communication device (e.g., 101) preferably includes a video compressor (203), a memory device (205) containing a computer program, and a modem (207). The first device receives video info ...


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Stuart W Thro, Mark L Shaughnessy, Michael D Kotzin: Infrastructure transceiver and method for configuration based on location information. Motorola, Susan L Lukasik, January 26, 1999: US05864764 (106 worldwide citation)

In a radio frequency communication system (100), infrastructure transceivers operate in a configuration mode (301-306) and an active mode (307). When in the configuration mode, a given infrastructure transceiver (106-109) derives information regarding RF operating circumstances proximal to the infra ...


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Stuart W Thro, Alex P Hirsbrunner, Sewim Fewsi Ablay: Method and apparatus for processing messages based on originator and recipient priorities. Motorola, Steven R Santema, November 14, 2000: US06147977 (103 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus that process messages within a wireless communications system based on originator priority and recipient priority is accomplished when a server (12, 52) receives a message from an originating party (50). The message includes identity of the receiving party (54), originator pri ...


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Stuart W Thro: Data communications system transmitter selection method and apparatus. Motorola, Rolland R Hackbart, June 2, 1987: US04670906 (84 worldwide citation)

A data communications system is described which comprises a general communications controller (GCC), a plurality of channel communications modules (CCM) and associated co-located transmitters and receivers, and a plurality of portable radios. Message signals carrying alphanumeric information are com ...


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Stuart W Thro: Self-calibrating signal strength detector. Motorola, James E Jacobson Jr, Edward M Roney, Donald B Southard, October 21, 1986: US04619002 (57 worldwide citation)

A self-calibrating signal strength detector is described. The present invention utilizes a relatively narrow dynamic range receiver sensitivity threshold indicator circuit to calibrate the output signal of a relatively wide dynamic range signal strength detector. In accordance with the present inven ...


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Timothy J Wilson, Stuart W Thro: Flexible-bandwidth radio. Motorola, Wayne J Egan, May 4, 1993: US05208804 (42 worldwide citation)

A flexible-bandwith radio is provided. Briefly, the radio is equipped with a multiplicity of modulator and demodulator units arranged to communicate on a multiplicity of discrete frequency bands. There is no need for the individual frequency bands to be contiguous. As a result, the radio is able to ...


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Stuart W Thro, David E Morgan, Gary W Grube: Method of spawning a communication service. Motorola, Susan L Lukasik, Raymond J Warren, March 16, 1999: US05884159 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of spawning a communication service comprises the steps of detecting (201) a failed call attempt initiated by a first communication unit (101) and directed to a second communication unit (109), and determining (207) if a code associated with the first communication unit (101) is an authoriz ...


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Stuart W Thro: Random frequency offsetting apparatus for multi-transmitter simulcast radio communications systems. Motorola, Rolland R Hackbart, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, February 11, 1986: US04570265 (37 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for randomly offsetting the frequencies of each transmitter in a simulcast radio communications system is described. The random frequency offsetting apparatus includes a random noise source for generating a noise signal which is amplified and low-pass filtered before application separately ...