Communication apparatus and control method therefor

  • US 7,020,467 B2
  • Filed: 12/27/2000
  • Issued: 03/28/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/28/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A communication apparatus in which a communication channel and a control channel are exclusively assigned to a radio communication resource to be used, said apparatus comprising:

  • means for executing data transmission/reception using the communication channel;

    means for periodically executing an inquiry scan;

    user interface means for setting preferentiality related to one of the data transmission/reception and the inquiry scan in accordance with a user operation; and

    means for controlling an execution time interval of the inquiry scan on the basis of a setting result of said user interface means.

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