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Chapt-01_Slides - Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Copyright 2011,...

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1 Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Copyright © 2011, Dr. Dharma P. Agrawal and Dr. Qing-An Zeng. All rights reserved 1 The History of Mobile Radio Communication (1/3) 1880: Hertz – Initial demonstration of practical radio communication 1897: Marconi – Radio transmission to a tugboat over an 18 mi path 1921: Detroit Police Department: -- Police car radio dispatch (2 MHz frequency band frequency band) 1933: FCC (Federal Communications Commission) – Authorized four channels in the 30 to 40 MHz range 1938: FCC – Ruled for regular service 1946: Bell Telephone Laboratories – 152 MHz (Simplex) 1956: FCC – 450 MHz (Simplex) 1959: Bell Telephone Laboratories – Suggested 32 MHz band for high capacity mobile radio communication 1964 FCC 152 MH (F ll D l Copyright © 2011, Dr. Dharma P. Agrawal and Dr. Qing-An Zeng. All rights reserved 2 1964: FCC – 152 MHz (Full Duplex) 1964: Bell Telephone Laboratories – Active research at 800 MHz 1969: FCC – 450 MHz (Full Duplex) 1974: FCC – 40 MHz bandwidth allocation in the 800 to 900 MHz range 1981: FCC – Release of cellular land mobile phone service in the 40 MHz bandwidth in the 800 to 900 MHz range for commercial operation
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2 The History of Mobile Radio Communication (2/3) 1981: AT&T and RCC (Radio Common Carrier) reach an agreement to split 40 MHz spectrum into two 20 MHz bands. Band A belongs to nonwireline operators (RCC), and Band B belongs to wireline operators (telephone companies) Each market has two operators operators (telephone companies). Each market has two operators. 1982: AT&T is divested, and seven RBOCs (Regional Bell Operating Companies) are formed to manage the cellular operations 1982: MFJ (Modified Final Judgment) is issued by the government DOJ. All the operators were prohibited to (1) operate long-distance business, (2) provide information services, and (3) do manufacturing business 1983: Ameritech system in operation in Chicago Copyright © 2011, Dr. Dharma P. Agrawal and Dr. Qing-An Zeng. All rights reserved 3 1984: Most RBOC markets in operation 1986: FCC allocates 5 MHz in extended band 1987: FCC makes lottery on the small MSA and all RSA licenses 1988: TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) voted as a digital cellular standard in North America 1992: GSM (Groupe Speciale Mobile) operable in Germany D2 system The History of Mobile Radio Communication (3/3) 1993: CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) voted as another digital cellular standard in North America 1994: American TDMA operable in Seattle, Washington 1994: PDC (Personal Digital Cellular) operable in Tokyo, Japan 1994: Two of six broadband PCS (Personal Communication Service) license bands in auction 1995: CDMA operable in Hong Kong 1996: US Congress passes Telecommunication Reform Act Bill 1996: The auction money for six broadband PCS licensed bands (120 MHz) almost reaches 20 billion US dollars 1997: Broadband CDMA considered as one of the third generation mobile Copyright © 2011, Dr. Dharma P. Agrawal and Dr. Qing-An Zeng. All rights reserved 4 communication technologies for UMTS (Universal Mobile
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