WIRELESS SYSTEMS This book is aimed at engineers, software developers, and sales professionals. You need a good understanding of wireless telecom systems/services, but don't want to wade through large amounts of mathematics, formulae or theoretical exercises. We cover topics, clearly and concisely, such as: - Fixed wireless - Cellular (GSM) - Satellite - GPRS, HSPA, EDGE - Wireless LAN - Radio systems - Fading - Panning - Power budgets JUST IN TIME ‘ JIT ’ in the title of this book (and all books in the series) is an acronym for ‘Just In Time.’ It is used in production, manufacturing and supply chain to signify delivery of materials just when required. This reduces inventory. We apply the same principles to our books, and educational materials. Careful presentation, and self-tests. Learn what you need, and only what you need, now. TAKING NOTES Your tablet/book reader may have a facility to store notes within the text. You may choose to store notes as you go for later review. EDITORS Donald Hickey (Ossidian COO) holds a degree in electronic engineering from TCD. He also hold a Masters Degree in Multimedia Design from the Royal College of Art, London. He has worked with a variety of publishers including Maris Multimedia London/Moscow, and was cofounder of Cell Media. Donald has represented Ossidian as speaker at several conferences. Eamon O Doherty (Ossidian CEO) holds an MSc in OR and Statistics from TCD. He is a PMP-certified project manager with over 30 years experience of operations and financial management systems in wireless, wireline and cable covering Europe, Asia and the United States. AUTHORS Ossidian’s JIT eBooks have been developed from content authored by a wide range of contributors. The Editors take no credit - they merely proofed, and whinged. ELEARNING Check out Ossidian’s website at www.ossidian.com for lots of datacom/ telecom eLearning. Ossidian is the leading independent provider of technology courseware and mobile educational apps/eBooks to IT, cellular network operators, system inte- grators, government regulators and consultants. Our learning materials are in use every day in more than 40 countries.