• US 20170230094A1
  • Filed: 04/24/2017
  • Published: 08/10/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/04/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A receiver for use in a wireless communications system, the receiver comprising:

  • a smart antenna comprising at least a first antenna element and a second antenna element;

    a transceiver operatively coupled to the smart antenna and configured to transmit and receive electromagnetic signals using the smart antenna; and

    a processor operatively coupled to the transceiver, the processor configured to;

    receive a first signal transmission from a remote station via the first antenna element and a second signal transmission from the remote station via the second antenna element simultaneously;

    determine first signal information for the first transmission;

    determine second signal information for the second transmission, wherein the second signal information is different than the first signal information;

    determine a set of weighting values based on the first signal information and the second signal information, wherein the set of weighting values is configured to construct one or more beam-formed transmission signals; and

    cause the transceiver to generate the one or more beam-formed transmission signals based on the set of weighting values for transmission to the remote station.

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