Analysis of public safety traffic on trunked land mobile radio systems

  title={Analysis of public safety traffic on trunked land mobile radio systems},
  author={Duane E. Sharp and Nikola Cackov and Nenad Laskovic and Qing Shao and Ljiljana Trajkovi{\'c}},
  journal={IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications},
Mobile radio systems for public safety and agencies engaged in emergency response and disaster recovery operations must support multicast voice traffic. In this paper, we analyze the distribution of call interarrival and call holding times for multicast voice (talk group) traffic on a transmission trunked mobile radio system. In such systems, the channel is held only while a user is making a call (while the push-to-talk key is pressed and the radio is transmitting). We find that the call… 
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