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This Page is for collection special vocabulary/abbreviations used inside our project Openmoko.
 
This Page is for collection special vocabulary/abbreviations used inside our project Openmoko.
 
  
 
==AGPS==
 
==AGPS==
Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS
 
  
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Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS
 
==BGA==
 
==BGA==
A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA
 
  
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A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA
 
==BSC==
 
==BSC==
Base Station Controller - This is a part of the GSM network. It is connected via Abis interface to the BTS. Upstream connection is to the MSC.
 
  
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Base Station Controller - This is a part of the GSM network. It is connected via Abis interface to the BTS. Upstream connection is to the MSC.
 
==BTS==
 
==BTS==
Base Transceiver Station - This is the part between the MS and BSC in a GSM network. It is interfaced to the BSC using the Abis protocol.
 
  
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Base Transceiver Station - This is the part between the MS and BSC in a GSM network. It is interfaced to the BSC using the Abis protocol.
 
==FBGA==
 
==FBGA==
FINE ball grid array - see ([[Glossary#BGA|BGA]])
 
  
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FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)
 
==FPGA==
 
==FPGA==
Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA
 
  
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Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA
 
==GPRS==
 
==GPRS==
General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service
 
  
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General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service
 
==GPS==
 
==GPS==
Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps
 
  
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Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps
 
==GTA01==
 
==GTA01==
Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the [[Neo 1973]]
 
  
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Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973
 
==GTA02==
 
==GTA02==
Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the [[Neo FreeRunner]]
 
  
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Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner
 
==MSC==
 
==MSC==
Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.
 
  
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Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.
 
==PLMN==
 
==PLMN==
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Acronym for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_land_mobile_network Public Land Mobile Network] what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.
 
Acronym for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_land_mobile_network Public Land Mobile Network] what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:46, 21 August 2008

This Page is for collection special vocabulary/abbreviations used inside our project Openmoko.

Contents

AGPS

Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS

BGA

A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA

BSC

Base Station Controller - This is a part of the GSM network. It is connected via Abis interface to the BTS. Upstream connection is to the MSC.

BTS

Base Transceiver Station - This is the part between the MS and BSC in a GSM network. It is interfaced to the BSC using the Abis protocol.

FBGA

FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)

FPGA

Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service

GPS

Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps

GTA01

Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973

GTA02

Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner

MSC

Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.

PLMN

Acronym for Public Land Mobile Network what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.

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This Page is for collection special vocabulary/abbreviations used inside our project Openmoko.


AGPS

Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS

BGA

A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA

BSC

Base Station Controller - This is a part of the GSM network. It is connected via Abis interface to the BTS. Upstream connection is to the MSC.

BTS

Base Transceiver Station - This is the part between the MS and BSC in a GSM network. It is interfaced to the BSC using the Abis protocol.

FBGA

FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)

FPGA

Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service

GPS

Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps

GTA01

Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973

GTA02

Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner

MSC

Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.

PLMN

Acronym for Public Land Mobile Network what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.