personal communications service


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personal communications service

[‚pərs·ən·əl kə‚myü·nə′kā·shənz ‚sər·vəs]
(communications)
A mobile telephone service in which pocket-sized telephones carried by the users communicate via small low-power transmitter-receiver antennas that are installed throughout a city or community. Abbreviated PCS.
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Personal communications services (PCS), the largest of these networks, are spreading over the Earth's surface with incredible speed.
Apple's proposal, called Data Personal Communications Service, is asking for communications on 40 megahertz of radio frequency bandwidth to be used by all computer companies.
The government of Argentina plans to auction national 4G spectrum in the 700MHz and 1,700MHz/2,100MHz advanced wireless services (AWS) frequency bands and also regional 3G spectrum in the 850MHz SRMC and 1,900MHz personal communications service ranges on October 31 2014.
Personal communications service (PCS) base station transmitter and receiver designs frequently require amplifiers that simultaneously exhibit a combination of low noise and excellent linearity and impedance match.
(Cellular phones operate within this range at 860- 900 MHz; personal communications service phones operate at 1,800-2,000 MHz.) Telecommunications companies are spending billions of dollars leasing chunks of spectrum from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for use in dozens of new types of cellular, paging, radio, television and other global networks that will link computers and people without the inconvenience of costly, hard-to-maintain copper wires.
It is developing a completely new service called personal communications service, which it hopes to launch early in 1992.
The model AP112 900 MHz PA is designed for the GSM900 cellular market; the model AP114 PA is tuned externally for use in either the 1800 MHz digital communications system (DCS) band or the 1900 MHz US personal communications service (PCS) band.
PCS (Personal Communications Service) has grown much faster than cellular telecommunications.
(PCSD) was awarded by the Federal Communications Commission with five of the hotly contested personal communications service licenses.
Faced with allegations by the new personal communications service (PCS) licensees that municipalities and other incumbent microwave radio users are trying to negotiate exorbitant "buy-outs" of their microwave frequencies, the FCC has put out for public comment new procedures to facilitate such buy-outs.
The model RMPA1911-96 GaAs power amplifier is a high efficiency, 5 W unit supplied in a metal-based in-line package for use as a driver stage for personal communications service (PCS) base stations.
Competition in the mobile wireless marketplace has become intensely competitive, particularly with the worldwide deployment of the digital communication system (DCS), personal communications service (PCS) and satellite networks.

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