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Books on TETRA

The Association is aware of the following boks which address TETRA. If you are aware of others please advise the Association be email to phil.kidner@tandcca.com who will be pleased to add it to the listing on this page.

Published 2004
You and Your TETRA Radio
TETRA as a Tool for Public Safety!

bookds.jpgThe book is an answer to a loud cry from public safety professionals for a straightforward, down-to-earth explanation of TETRA technology and what it offers to its users. Written by a team of leading TETRA experts, You and Your TETRA Radio is a comprehensive guide to using a TETRA radio terminal. The book focuses on features already in use in TETRA networks, but also introduces upcoming features of both the network and the terminals.

The book introduces TETRA technology, presents the most commonly used voice communication features, examines data services and security in TETRA, as well as describes Direct Mode Operation. Whether you are a public safety professional, consultant, or policy maker, this book is an indispensable reference to using TETRA terminals. It is presented in a clear way, avoiding jargon, and includes several examples of actual use.

About the authors

Kimmo Heikkonen has broad experience in business development, product management, and sales of TETRA terminals. Tiina Saaristo has an extensive background in the telecommunications industry, and has held various positions in Nokia and other companies. Tero Pesonen has worked in TETRA development and in particular promoted and organized TETRA interoperability activities.

Authors: Kimmo Heikkonen, Tero Pesonen, Tiina Saaristo
Release date: 8.4.2004
ISBN: 951-826-770-7
Pages: 100
Price: 34,00 €
Publisher: IT Press, Edita Publishing Ltd

Published 2003
TETRA: The Advocate's Handbook
Author : Doug Gray
Pages : 290, Chapters : 30, Words : 100,000+, Illustrations : 60+, 80+ Tables, ISBN : 0-9544651-0-5DGbook2.jpg

The book contains 30 Chapters with more than 100,000 words supplemented with 60+ illustrations and 80+ tables of information to provide a detailed overview of TETRA using eight logical chapter groupings:

  • Back to Basics
  • Network Design
  • The User
  • Technology Comparisons
  • Marketing
  • Challenges
  • Summary

Where relevant at the end of each chapter, a list of TETRA Advocacy points are provided with additional space for personal notes or comments, if required by the reader, to form an aide memoir.

This book is no longer available.

Published 1999
Digital Mobile Communications and the TETRA System
Authors: John Dunlop, Demessie Girma, James Irvine
ISBN: 0-471-98792-1
464 pages
August 1999
£80.00 / €124.00
TETRA is a system for mobile wireless communications and this is a highly topical and comprehensive introduction to the design and applications of TETRA systems including practical examples. TETRA is comparable in structure to the world-wide successful GSM system, however, individual features of TETRA are different, often more efficient and better designed than in GSM. TETRA is therefore providing an important source for the further development of standards for mobile telecommunications.

This volume is timely and one of the first to cover TETRA and related subject areas.

Features include:

  • Detailed discussion of public and private mobile communications domain
  • Architecture, components and services of TETRA
  • Design and operational aspects of the system

Based on courses for industry, presented by the authors, Digital Mobile Communications and the TETRA System will prove indispensable reading for service providers, design engineers and systems managers in the private mobile communications market. It also provides a thorough grounding in general digital mobile communications for communications engineers and undergraduate and postgraduate students in telecommunications. www.wileyeurope.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0471987921.html>

Published 1998
Wege zum digitalen Betriebsfunk
Author: Hans P Ketterling
Vorteile digitaler Übertragungsverfahren für den modernen Betriebsfunk (PMR)
2., erw. Aufl., 2003, ca. 120 S., (K&S, 544), Kt.,
ca. 24,00 €, 42,00 SFr
ISBN 3-8169-2234-1

Das Buch gibt einen Überblick über die Entstehung und die besonderen Bedürfnisse des Betriebsfunks (PMR - Private or Professional Mobile Radio). Neue Anforderungen und ihre Realisierung sowie die künftige Marktentwicklung sind eingehend dargestellt. Wellenausbreitung, Modulationsverfahren und Gerätetechnik werden behandelt, und die gemeinsamen Grundlagen der analogen und der digitalen Funktechnik werden dargelegt. Auf Verkehrsszenarien und die geeigneten Zugriffsverfahren wird eingegangen. Die technischen Grundlagen und die operationellen Betriebsfunkstandards TETRA (Trans European Trunked Radio) werden beschrieben. Eine Analyse der Kräfte, die die Entwicklung von Funksystemen vorantreiben, und ein Ausblick auf die zukünftige Entwicklung der Funkkommunikation und des digitalen Betriebsfunks runden das Buch ab.

Die Interessenten:
Das Buch spricht Systemplaner und Anwender von kleinen, mittleren und großen Betriebsfunksystemen an, die die neuen, durch digitale Funkübertragung gebotenen operationellen Möglichkeiten kennenlernen wollen. Es gibt Entscheidungshilfen für den Ausbau vorhandener oder die Errichtung neuer PMR-Systeme

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