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SITE SOFIWARE UPGRADE WHILE MAINTAINING TRUNKING OPERATION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007662D
Original Publication Date: 1996-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-12

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Jeffrey Shroda Michael Wirtjes Kristin Cramer

Abstract

In current trunked systems that utilize a LAN network to allow communication between stations, a remote site must be taken off the air when the remote site's sofiware is upgraded using current meth- ods or Flash technology. The reduction in commu- nication capability is necessary because ofthe poten- tial for messaging incompatibilities between the current version of sofiware and the upgrade version of sofiware. This results in a significant time period in which the site can not provide users with trunked communication capabilities.