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METHOD TO PROTECT ENCRYPTION KEYS THAT ARE DISTRIBUTED WITHIN A X-ZONE INFRASTRUCTURE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009575D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-04

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Scott James Pappas Hans Christopher Sowa

Abstract

The system is X-Zone based with a Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) air interface. Encryption keys for voice activity are sent over-the-air encrypt- ed so that they are not disclosed on the air interface.