Reduction of power consumption in a mobile station

  • US 5,570,369 A
  • Filed: 03/14/1995
  • Issued: 10/29/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for controlling the power consumption of a mobile station in a cellular radio system when receiving a message, the method comprising the steps of:

  • a) providing power for receiving a first predetermined portion of a message;

    b) determining whether the message can be reconstructed from the received portion of the message; and

    c) if the message cannot be reconstructed from the previous predetermined portion of the message, providing power for receiving a next predetermined portion of the message, receiving a second predetermined portion of the message, and returning to step b) if the complete message has not been received.

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