Digital Pagers - Technical Info

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Digital Pagers - Technical Info

Post by phurm » Fri Sep 27, 2002 5:46 am

This is a hypothetical question – I do not actually plan to transmit on the frequency mentioned but want to understand the technical details behind the processes involved.<p>I have a “number only” pager that simply displays the phone number that the caller punches in. This pager operates on a frequency of 931.33750 MHz.<p>Let’s assume that I want to build a low power transmitter for this frequency and transmit a phone number to my own pager.<p>I would like to know details of what type of signal is used and how the data is encoded.<p>Any pointers to technical details would be appreciated.<p>TIA<p>Paul Hurm
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Post by bwts » Sat Sep 28, 2002 4:07 am

I 2 would like this inormation also the format 4 moblie phone texting. But it seems people R reluctant to give it. I have thought about building a reciever to capture the incomming data and analysing the signal on a computer but unfortunatly this is well beyond my technical capabilities.
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Re: Digital Pagers - Technical Info

Post by bodgy » Sat Sep 28, 2002 4:49 am

Hunt down a copy of Elektor magazine from January and May this year.<p>The January copy has an SMS interfacing design and somewhere on their website is alink to the University that designed it.<p>
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Re: Digital Pagers - Technical Info

Post by phurm » Sat Sep 28, 2002 9:23 am

Thanks, these two article references are helpful. Interestingly, the May article is downloadable from the Elektor site.<p>Both these articles seem to be mobile phone related. They refer to "SMS" as the method used for phone text messaging. Is this the same process used for pagers? If so I'm sure I can then search for SMS on the web for further info.<p>Even knowing about SMS is a helpful first step since I knew nothing about this type of process when posting my first question.<p>Any other hints from anyone on things specific to pagers will help guide my web searching.<p>Thanks.<p>Paul

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Re: Digital Pagers - Technical Info

Post by kmagers » Fri Nov 08, 2002 7:40 pm

do a search for a program called pd204 the authors web sight gives a pretty explanation also
he has a program called pe that generates a pager
signal all you have to do is tie the fsk signal to a transmiter on the frequency you want
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Re: Digital Pagers - Technical Info

Post by Dimbulb » Sun Nov 10, 2002 3:25 pm

Paul
here is one of many links.
Since there are so many pic chippers on here.
look for:
poc_code.zip A Pocsag encoder project utilizing a PIC16C84. <p>http://users.rcn.com/carlott/projects.html

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Re: Digital Pagers - Technical Info

Post by mhanks » Wed Nov 13, 2002 1:48 pm

Head to www.ramseyelectronics.com.<p>They have pager know-how in their company, including boxes and training. Might be a little pricey, but a great place to start out.<p>Follow their test equipment link.
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