Patent Number: 7,042,923

Title: Method and apparatus for frequency hopping in a spread spectrum digital cordless telephone system

Abstract: A communications system includes a first and second communication unit coupled together via a radio communications link. In one embodiment, the communications system takes the form of a frequency hopped, spread spectrum digital cordless telephone, where the first unit is a base unit and the second unit is the remote unit. The first and second communication units are respectively set to transmit and receive communication over a first radio frequency during a first time frame, select a second radio frequency during the first time frame, and set to respectively receive and transmit communication over the second radio frequency during a second time frame.

Inventors: McCrank; Christopher L. (Austin, TX), Magana; Javier V. (Austin, TX)

Assignee: Legerity, Inc.

International Classification: H04K 1/00 (20060101); H04B 15/00 (20060101); H04L 27/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018