Claes Beckman

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This paper gives a general overview of the design of base station antennas for mobile communications. It explains underlying theoretical and practical implementation aspects in mobile communication networks of today and the future. In the first part the fundamental parameters of a base station antenna are discussed in the context of radio network design. In(More)
The increased complexity of mobile networks, the need to deliver high data rate services and the variation of mobile traffic put a high burden on operation and maintenance in terms of extra workload and additional costs . New approaches to network optimization and management should be taken into account to increase network performance and reduce operational(More)
The criteria of trustworthiness developed by Guba (1981) can be utilized to both plan and judge evaluations within the naturalistic inquiry paradigm. This article (1) describes the process and results of a study done to evaluate an educational program developed to increase faculty-student contact in a clinical clerkship, (2) applies the criteria of(More)
We report an investigation into the interference rejection capabilities of a dual antenna system on a mobile telephone prototype for the 1800 MHz band. The investigation is done by means of narrowband downlink channel measurements in a microcellular-like environment. Complex signal samples are used in order to investigate the interference rejection gain(More)
Mobile users need more capacity and higher velocity to work with new data applications. In order to satisfy these requirements, mobile systems of third generation were created and they are established every day in more places. Consequently second and third generation of system have to coexist. In this paper is presented a study about the coexistence between(More)