Description: 472 pages | 13.28 MB | PDF
Here is a comprehensive look at the global system for mobile communications from an engineer's viewpoint. GSM System Engineering covers the architecture, protocols, and time and frequency domain representation, as well as the important issues of network maintenance and management of mobility, subscribers, and security. The book includes explanations of the hardware and software configurations and functions of the mobile switching center, base transceiver station, operations and maintenance center, mobile station sub-systems, the basics of a typical advanced cellular system, an example of an actual Time-Division Multiple Access (TDMA) system, and a look ahead at the industry's future. Includes 200 illustrations.