Method and system for efficiently providing two way communication between a central network and mobile unit

  • US 5,590,403 A
  • Filed: 11/12/1992
  • Issued: 12/31/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/12/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for information transmission by a plurality of transmitters to provide broad communication capability over a region of space, the information transmission occurring during at least both a first time period and a second time period and the plurality of transmitters being divided into at least a first and second set of transmitters, the method comprising the steps of:

  • (a) generating a system information signal which includes a plurality of blocks of information;

    (b) transmitting the system information signal to the plurality of transmitters;

    (c) transmitting by the first and second sets of transmitters a first block of information in simulcast during the first time period;

    (d) transmitting by the first set of transmitters a second block of information during the second time period; and

    (e) transmitting by the second set of transmitters a third block of information during the second time period.

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