Non-collaborative mechanisms for enhanced coexistence of wireless networks

  • US 20020122405A1
  • Filed: 12/20/2001
  • Published: 09/05/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/16/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for transmitting information in a wireless network operating in an environment with other wireless networks and sources of errors, noise, and interference, the method comprising:

  • tuning a receiver to a frequency band of interest;

    taking a snapshot of a communications channel at the frequency band of interest;

    calculating a channel metric based on the channel snapshot;

    comparing the channel metric against a threshold; and

    performing an action based on the result of the comparison.

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