Handover management for a PCS network

Anthony Noerpel, Yi-Bing Lin

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A handover is required in wireless personal communications systems when a portable moves from one base station coverage area to another during the course of a conversation. In general, the handover should be completed while the portable is in the overlap region to be successful. This article considers several issues for handover management, handover detection, channel assignment, and radio link transfer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-24
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Personal Communications
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1997

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