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EFFICIENT MSU LOCATION TRACKING FOR DATA SITE STEERING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011396D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Feb-18
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Feb-18

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
John Suh Nathanael Kuehner Robert Biggs

Abstract

This paper describes a method for a set of simulcast channel controllers in a trunked mobile radio communications system to efficiently track mobile subscriber unit (MSU) locations among multiple simulcast RF sites for the purpose of site steering packet data transmissions to individual MSUs. The method is efficient because only the subset of MSUs that are currently using or preparing to use a packet data channel (PDCH) are tracked from among the entire set of MSUs using a simulcast subsystem.