Wireless mesh routing method

  • US RE44,607 E1
  • Filed: 08/23/2012
  • Issued: 11/19/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/14/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. In multi-node, multi-remote radio telephone systems, a method of call connection and call routing between said multiple nodes comprising:

  • a) using destination number designations and routing tables to select different routes for different calls;

    b) utilizing directional or beam antennae for communications between said nodes;

    c) providing a first set of beams from a first node, and providing a second set of beams from a second node, a beam from the first node and a beam from the second node comprising a pair;

    d) measuring the signal strengths created by pairs of beams; and

    e) selecting a beam pair between different nodes with the highest signal strength, for communications by eliminating beam pairs that have the weaker signals,whereby the multi-nodes comprise base sites, repeaters, and exchanges,wherein the exchanges may be from different radio telephone systems.

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