The Complete Wireless Communications Professional: A Guide for Engineers and Managers / Edition 1

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Career success for today's wireless engineer or manager requires a well-rounded understanding of the wireless communication business, combined with finely tuned career development skills. The Complete Wireless Communications Professional provides this guidance. It details essential engineering principles and examines the financial and marketing considerations that contribute to making any communications product viable. The book also provides valuable guidance on career topics such as conflict resolution and career structure, to help you further enhance your value to your organization.

"...details essential engineering principles & examines the financial & marketing considerations involved in making any communications product viable...covers future developments in mobile radio, standardization, and regulatory issues."

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After an introduction to the history of mobile communications, this guide considers the basics of mobile radio, the design of cellular and private radio systems, and issues of interworking with the fixed network. It then looks at the role of the mobile radio operator, the design and operation of mobile radio networks, the needs of large user groups, and relevant regulatory and government decisions. A final section focuses on career development through resolution of conflicts, understanding managerial issues, and professional vehicles. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890063385
  • Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: Artech House Mobile Communications Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Sales rank: 1,124,768
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

William Webb is director of strategy at Motorola. He received both a Ph.D. in mobile radio and an M.B.A. from Southampton University. Dr. Webb holds four patents, and has published more than 40 professional papers. He is a member of the IEE, a senior member of the IEEE, and a chartered engineer.

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Table of Contents

: Some Interesting History. The Basics of Mobile Radio. Cellular Radio Technologies. Private Mobile Radio Systems. Other Wireless Systems. Interfacing with Fixed Networks. Designing a Mobile Radio Network. Economics of a Mobile Radio Network. Operating a Mobile Radio Network. Large Users of Mobile Radio Networks. Future Mobile Radio Systems. Radio Spectrum. Standardization. Areas of Conflict. Management. The Complete Wireless Communications Professional.

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