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The cellphone : the history and technology of the gadget that changed the world / Guy Klemens.

Author/Creator:
Klemens, Guy, 1973-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
v, 216 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Cell phone systems.
Summary:
"The first two chapters deal with bandwidth and radio. Subsequent chapters look at precursors to the contemporary cellphone, including the surprisingly popular car phone of the 1970s, the analog cellphones of the 1980s and early 1990s, and the basic digital phones which preceded the feature-laden, multipurpose devices of today"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Bandwidth
Radio
Mobile phones
Analog technology
The analog cellular phone
Digital technology
Digital standards
The digital cellphone
The business reaches maturity
Implications of cellphones
Inside the cellphone
Cellphones beyond phones.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780786458677 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786458674 (softcover : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99939891350
Web link:
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page
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