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William P Dawson, Jay B Schiller, Richard A Schmelzer, Daniel J Zigmond: System for distributing video/audio files from central location to a plurality of cable headends. Cable Services Technologies, Myers Liniak & Berenato, January 14, 1997: US05594490 (204 worldwide citation)

A system and method for ensuring accurate reception of digitally encoded files that are transmitted in non-real time from a distribution station to a plurality of receiving stations, e.g. cable headends. Each file is divided into a plurality of data packets, with the packets being transmitted via sa ...


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William P Dawson: Attenuator element. Texscan Corporation, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, August 15, 1978: US04107632 (4 worldwide citation)

An attenuator element, for high frequency electrical signals, at a characteristic impedance such as 50 ohms. One or more distributed resistance regions are interposed between an input and an output and are coupled to a ground pad. The impedance of the distributed resistance portion or portions is hi ...


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Marcel F Schemmann, William P Dawson, Derald Cummings: Systems and methods for reducing frequency spectrum losses in a bidirectional communication system. ARRIS Enterprises, Lori Anne D Swanson, December 8, 2015: US09209898 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are techniques for a full or partial elimination of a diplexer in the communication system. Embodiments disclosed include techniques for avoiding the loss of usable frequency spectrum to reduce the bit/Hz efficiency needed in a bidirectional high bitrate system.


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Bruce G Malcolm, William P Dawson: Direct contact rotary attenuator. January 4, 1977: US04001736 (3 worldwide citation)

A rotary step attenuator having a housing and a rotor rotatably mounted in the housing. An array of attenuator elements is mounted on the rotor, appearing in an end view as chords of a circle whose center is at the axis of rotation of the rotor. Each attenuator element has a first surface bearing an ...


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Zoran Maricevic, Marcel F Schemmann, Dean Painchaud, William P Dawson, Zhijian Sun: Overlay system with digital optical transmitter for digitized narrowcast signals. ARRIS Enterprises, Lori Anne D Swanson, March 20, 2018: US09923751

Methods and apparatuses are provided to modify existing overlay system architectures in a cost effective manner to meet the growing demand for narrowcast services and to position the existing overlay systems for additional future modifications. The implementations of the improved overlay system of t ...


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Zoran Maricevic, Marcel F Schemmann, Zhijian Sun, Dean Painchaud, Jeffrey L Sauter, William P Dawson: Service group aggregation. August 23, 2012: US20120213515-A1

Methods and systems for aggregating service groups are provided. A chain of fiber nodes in a DOCSIS system is formed to aggregate the service groups served by the fiber nodes to form a super-service group. Multiple channels of a multiplexed data stream are used to transmit the signals from the super ...


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Zoran Maricevic, Marcel F Schemmann, Dean Painchaud, William P Dawson, Zhijian Sun: Overlay system with digital optical transmitter for digitized narrowcast signals. January 3, 2013: US20130004173-A1

Methods and apparatuses are provided to modify existing overlay system architectures in a cost effective manner to meet the growing demand for narrowcast services and to position the existing overlay systems for additional future modifications. The implementations of the improved overlay system of t ...


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William P Dawson: Citrus hybrid Templeo. Duckworth Allen Dyer & Pettis, May 24, 1983: USPP005055

A newly found seedling of a fruit bearing citrus plant characterized by the large size, bright distinctive color, pleasant taste, ease of peeling and sectioning, and flattened shape of the fruit.