1996 - 2016
BSEE - KB3UON
RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...
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These companies manufacture and/or provide services for the GSM cell phone industry. They also have information on their websites regarding GMS standards, implementation, and theory. GSM stands for Global System for Mobile communications (originally from Groupe Spécial Mobile).
3G Americas, LLC | 3gamericas.org | 425-372-8925
The mission of 3G Americas is to promote and facilitate the seamless deployment throughout the Americas of GSM and its evolution to 3G and beyond. 3G Americas is committed to working with regulatory bodies, technical standards bodies, and other global wireless organizations to promote truly seamless interoperability and convergence.
3G LTE Tutorial - 3GPP Long Term Evolution |
Information, overview, or tutorial about the basics of the 3GPP / 3G LTE, the long term evolution plans for the next generation of cellular telecommunications services.
By Ian Poole, radio-electronics.com.
3GSM World Congress | 3gsmworldcongress.com
As befits our move to a larger, more exciting venue we are pleased to bring you the most heavyweight line-up of speakers and a diverse, multi-faceted congress agenda which caters for gevery sector of the extended mobile industry value chain.
Digital Sampling Power Analyzer for GSM and CDMA
| boonton.com/products/4400a-4500a/app notes/Digital Sampling Power
Analyzer for GSM and CDMA.pdf
By Richard H. Blackwell, Boonton Electronics.
ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute
| etsi.org | +33 (0)4 92 94 42 00 | France
An independent, non-profit organization, whose mission is to produce telecommunications standards for today and for the future, and is officially responsible for standardization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) within Europe. These technologies include telecommunications, broadcasting and related areas such as intelligent transportation and medical electronics.
Evaluation of GSM and GPRS Systems in Emergency Telemedicine
The objective of this paper is to carry out a practical evaluation of the performance of the GSM and GPRS systems in the transmission/reception of images and video as well as Patient Record and biosignals in emergency cases. From ZDNet.
Global System for Mobile Communication | burnsidetelecom.com/whitepapers/gsm.pdf
Whitepaper by the International Engineering Consortium.
Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) Tutorial
From the International Engineering Consortium.
GSM & WCDMA Seamless Network | scribd.com/doc/7029820/Gsm-Wcdma-Seamless-Network
White paper from Ericsson.
GSM Basics Tutorial (5 pages) | radioelectronics.com
A tutorial, description, overview about the basics of GSM - Global System for Mobile communications with details of its radio interface, infrastructure technology, network and operation. From radioelectronics.com.
GSMArena.com | gsmarena.com
GSM handset information, includes product reviews, opinions, forums, manuals, and ringtones.
GSM Handset Vulnerabilities, Part I: RF Performance
From CommsDesign, by Brian Senese and Laurent Ronc.
GSM Design Library | eesof.tm.agilent.com/products/e8859a-new.html
E8859A GSM Design Library enables you to assemble a GSM system design using behavioral models and examples, from Agilent Technologies.
GSM History | radio-electronics.com/info/cellulartelecomms/gsm_technical/gsm-history.php
A description of the development or history of GSM, Global System for Mobile communications developed out of the original Groupe Special Mobile pan_european system. From radioelectronics.com.
GSM Mobile Phones and Linux | windclimber.net/linux/gsm-modem.pcgi
By Dave Davey.
GSM Resource Channel | experts-exchange.com/Programming/Wireless_Programming/GSM
Access instant solutions for your most demanding GSM problems. Our vast IT library puts more IT information at your finger tips.
GSM Specifications | telecomspace.com/gsm-specifications.html
Information from TelecomSpace Telecom Tutorials and Forum.
GPRS Technology Tutorial (5 pages) | radioelectronics.com
A sumary or tutorial describing GPRS, the General Packet Radio Service, the technology used to provide higher speed data over the GSM cellular telecommunications network. From radioelectronics.com.
GSM World / GSM Association | gsmworld.com |
+44 (0)20 7759 2300 | London, UK
Global trade association that exists to promote, protect and enhance the interests of GSM mobile operators throughout the world.
HSDPA Testing | reed-electronics.com/tmworld/article/CA6302574.html?industryid=3125
Test methodologies must evolve as GSM and WCDMA combine with High-Speed Downlink Packet Access. Dr. Salim Manji, Spirent Communications -- Test & Measurement World, 2/1/2006.
Implementation Effects on GSM’s EDGE Modulation
ETSI Standards by Stephan V. Schell.
Investigation Into the Performance of EOTD for GSM Users
in Telematics Applications | whitepapers.silicon.com/0,39024759,60175040p-39000666q,00.htm
White paper from Silicon.com.
LTE Advanced for IMT 4G | radio-electronics.com/info/cellulartelecomms/4g/3gpp-imt-lte-advanced-tutorial.php
Overview, information, tutorial about the basics of LTE Advanced, the 4G technology being called IMT Advanced being developed under 3GPP.
By Ian Poole, Radio-Electronics.com radio-electronics.com
Mobile Terms and Acronyms | gsmworld.com/newsroom/resources/glossary.htm
From GSM World.
Overview of EDGE Cellular | radio-electronics.com/info/cellulartelecomms/gsm-edge/basics-tutorial-technology.php
Summary about the 2.5 G EDGE cellular technology and system including a description of its use of 8PSK, and packet switched data technology.
Overview of the Global System for Mobile Communications:
GSM | privateline.com/PCS/GSM0.html
Information by by John Scourias.
Performance Modelling of GSM/GPRS Cells With Different
Radio Resource Allocation Strategies | whitepapers.zdnet.com/abstract.aspx?docid=154956
This paper presents an analytical model for the performance evaluation of GSM/GPRS cells with different resource allocation schemes - White paper from ZDNet.