What Topics Are Covered in the Book "Introduction to Code Division Multiple Access"?


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Published in 2004, "Introduction to Code Division Multiple Access: Network, Services, Technologies, and Operation" by Lawrence Harte explains the basic components and technologies on which IS-95 CDMA systems operate. This book provides an in-depth overview of the basic services of IS-95 CDMA systems and its evolution through the generations. All key functional sections of CDMA network components, voice and data, and how they communicate with each other are explained in this 79-page paperback or e-book.

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This book opens up with the basic introduction of CDMA systems, including their evolution, industry specifications, and mode and band capabilities. The use of CDMA applications such as voice, data, messaging and location-based services are introduced before Harte provides great detail on CDMA radio and channels.

The CDMA radio section of the book provides over 30 pages of information on CDMA radio channels, frequencies and transmissions. The book explains channels and control signaling used in everyday mobile devices and applications.

The history of CDMA AirCards and their previous use in the growing mobile markets to device addressing of mobile units such as MIN, MDN, ESN and TMSI identities are also explained in this book. Finally, the book also provides information on future possibilities in CDMA technology.

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