US Pat. No. 9,065,415

CONFIGURING SIGNAL BOOSTERS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A method of configuring a signal booster, the method comprising:
receiving an indication that a first interface port of a first amplifier is configured such that external signals are not
introduced to the first amplifier;

measuring thermal noise output by the first amplifier at a second amplifier communicatively coupled to a second interface
port of the first amplifier after receiving the indication;

determining signal loss between the first amplifier and the second amplifier based on the measured thermal noise; and
setting a gain of the second amplifier based on the signal loss.

US Pat. No. 9,537,455

MULTIPLEX DETECTOR SIGNAL BOOSTERS

Wilson Electronics, LLC, ...

1. A signal booster, comprising:
a first port;
a second port;
a first uplink amplification path that includes a first uplink tap circuit, the first uplink amplification path coupled between
the first port and the second port and configured to pass a first uplink signal of a first frequency in a wireless communication
network;

a second uplink amplification path that includes a second uplink tap circuit, the second uplink amplification path coupled
between the first port and the second port and configured to pass a second uplink signal of a second frequency in the wireless
communication network;

an uplink radio frequency detector circuit;
an uplink switch circuit coupled to the first uplink tap circuit, to the second uplink tap circuit, and the uplink radio frequency
detector circuit, the uplink switch circuit configured to switch between coupling the uplink radio frequency detector circuit
to the first uplink tap circuit and coupling the uplink radio frequency detector circuit to the second uplink tap circuit
to provide either a portion of the first uplink signal or a portion of the second uplink signal to the uplink radio frequency
detector circuit;

a first downlink amplification path that includes a first downlink tap circuit, the first downlink amplification path coupled
between the first port and the second port and configured to pass a first downlink signal of a third frequency in the wireless
communication network;

a second downlink amplification path that includes a second downlink tap circuit, the second downlink amplification path coupled
between the first port and the second port and configured to pass a second downlink signal of a fourth frequency in the wireless
communication network;

a downlink radio frequency detector circuit; and
a downlink switch circuit coupled to the first downlink tap circuit, to the second downlink tap circuit, and to the downlink
radio frequency detector circuit, the downlink switch circuit configured to switch between coupling the downlink radio frequency
detector circuit to the first downlink tap circuit and coupling the downlink radio frequency detector circuit to the second
downlink tap circuit to provide either a portion of the first downlink signal or a portion of the second downlink signal to
the downlink radio frequency detector circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,054,664

MULTIPLE-PORT SIGNAL BOOSTERS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A signal booster, comprising:
a first interface port;
a second interface port;
a signal splitter device that includes a first splitter port, a second splitter port, and a third splitter port, the signal
splitter device configured such that a first direction signal that is received at either of the second and third splitter
ports is output at the first splitter port and a second direction signal, which traverses in a direction opposite of the first
direction signal, received at the first splitter port is output at each of the second and third splitter ports;

a main booster that includes a main first direction amplification path and a main second direction amplification path that
are each communicatively coupled between the first splitter port and the first interface port; and

a front-end booster that includes a front-end first direction amplification path and a front-end second direction amplification
path that are each communicatively coupled between the second splitter port and the second interface port.

US Pat. No. 9,444,543

MULTIPLE-PORT SIGNAL BOOSTERS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A signal booster, comprising:
a first front-end booster including:
a first signal power level detector configured to detect a first power level of a first signal; and
a first gain unit with a first adjustable gain configured to be applied to the first signal, the first adjustable gain adjusted
based on the first power level;

a second front-end booster including:
a second signal power level detector configured to detect a second power level of a second signal; and
a second gain unit with a second adjustable gain configured to be applied to the second signal, the second adjustable gain
adjusted based on the second power level;

a signal combiner device configured to:
receive the first signal after the application of the first adjustable gain;
receive the second signal after the application of the second adjustable gain; and
combine the first and second signals to form a third signal; and
a main booster including:
a third signal power level detector configured to detect a third power level ofthe third signal; and
a third gain unit with a third adjustable gain configured to be applied to the third signal, the third adjustable gain adjusted
based on the third power level.

US Pat. No. 9,408,016

REMOTE CONTROL APPLICATION FOR WIRELESS BOOSTER

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A wireless repeater system comprising:
a wireless repeater comprising a short-range antenna associated with a short-range communication channel, a tower-side antenna,
a mobile-side antenna, and a base unit comprising a bidirectional amplifier operative for amplifying and repeating duplex
telecommunication signals transmitted over the tower-side and mobile-side antennas;

an external device operative to communicate with the wireless repeater via the short-range antenna;
a remote booster application running on the wireless repeater cooperatively operating with a remote booster application running
on the external device via communications transmitted over the short-range antenna;

the remote booster application running on the external device and the remote booster application running on the wireless repeater
operative for autonomous registration over the short-range communication; and

the wireless repeater operative for activating the bidirectional amplifier in response to the autonomous registration, and
deactivating the bidirectional amplifier in response to absence of the autonomous registration for a predetermined period;

a first signal strength indicator located on the external device operative to display signal strength information received
from the wireless repeater;

wherein the signal strength information is transmitted from the wireless repeater to the external device via the short-range
antenna without utilizing the tower-side antenna or the mobile-side antenna; and

wherein the first signal strength indicator displays signal strength information for communications received by the wireless
repeater via the tower-side antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,788,274

WIRELESS DEVICE SIGNAL AMPLIFIER

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A signal repeater, comprising:
a first antenna configured to communicate signals with a wireless device;
a second antenna configured to communicate signals with a base station;
one or more amplification and filtering signal paths configured to be positioned between the first antenna and the second
antenna, wherein the amplification and filtering signal paths are configured to amplify and filter signals for communication
to the base station via the first antenna or for communication to the wireless device via the second antenna; and

a bypass signal path configured to be positioned directly between the first antenna and the second antenna, wherein the bypass
signal path receives signals that have not been amplified and the bypass signal path does not amplify and filter the signals
traveling through the bypass signal path,

wherein signals are directed to one of the amplification and filtering signal paths or the bypass signal path.

US Pat. No. 10,212,716

CHANNELIZATION FOR SIGNAL BOOSTERS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A method for increasing signal booster gain while maintaining network protections using channelization, comprising:measuring a downlink signal at a plurality of channels for a selected band to determine a base station coupling loss (BSCL) at each of the plurality of channels;
identifying a channel of the plurality of channels associated with a base station that is located nearest to the signal booster by determining a signal with a highest received signal strength indicator (RSSI) as the channel;
using a comb filter to receive the plurality of channels to enable delayed versions of each channel to be combined to determine the signal with the highest RSSI;
determining a base station coupling loss (BSCL) value for the channel of the plurality of channels; and
adjusting one or more of a gain and a noise power of an uplink signal of the signal booster based on the BSCL value of the channel to maintain the network protections.

US Pat. No. 10,148,341

INDEPENDENT BAND DETECTION FOR NETWORK PROTECTION

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A signal booster, comprising:a first signal path that includes one or more amplifiers and one or more band pass filters, wherein the first signal path is configured to amplify and filter first signals in one or more selected bands;
a second signal path that includes one or more amplifiers and one or more band pass filters, wherein the second signal path is configured to amplify and filter received second signals in a plurality of selected bands, wherein the second signal path combines at least a first band and a second band in the plurality of selected bands; and
a controller operable to perform network protection by adjusting a gain or noise power for at least one of a first band or a second band in the first signal path, wherein the gain or noise power is adjusted for the first band in the first signal path using control information associated with a received signal in the first band of the second signal path, wherein the gain or noise power is adjusted for the second band in the first signal path using control information associated with a received signal in the second band of the second signal path.

US Pat. No. 10,153,826

CELLULAR SIGNAL BOOSTER WITH MULTIPLE SIGNAL CHAINS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A signal booster, comprising:a selected number of uplink transmission paths, wherein each uplink transmission path is configured to amplify an uplink signal on a selected band; and
a selected number of downlink transmission paths, wherein each downlink transmission path is configured to amplify a downlink signal on a selected band, wherein one or more of the selected number of uplink transmission paths or the selected number of downlink transmission paths include multiple parallel signal paths that are redundant for a same selected band, respectively,
wherein the selected number of uplink transmission paths in the signal booster does not equal the selected number of downlink transmission paths in the signal booster,
wherein the signal booster includes separate antenna ports for each of the multiple parallel signal paths that are redundant for the same selected band.

US Pat. No. 10,485,057

SIGNAL BOOSTER WITH COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTIONS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first defined connection;
a second defined connection;
a first coaxial cable connector configured to be communicatively coupled to the first defined connection;
a second coaxial cable connector configured to be communicatively coupled to the second defined connection;
a repeater unit communicatively coupled to the first defined connection and the second defined connection; and
a controller configured to adjust a gain or output power of the repeater unit that compensates for insertion losses between the first coaxial cable connector and the first defined connection and the second coaxial cable connector and the second defined connection.

US Pat. No. 10,470,244

SIGNAL BOOSTER WITH COAXIAL CABLE CONNECTIONS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first coaxial cable with a first defined connection;
a repeater unit communicatively coupled to the first coaxial cable via the first defined connection; and
a controller configured to adjust a gain or output power of the repeater unit that accounts for known losses on the first coaxial cable.

US Pat. No. 10,374,698

REDUCING OSCILLATION IN A SIGNAL BOOSTER

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:one or more amplification and filtering signal paths; and
a controller configured to:
detect an oscillation in the repeater;
reduce a gain in the repeater by a first amount to cease the oscillation in the repeater;
reduce the gain in the repeater further by a second amount to create an oscillation margin level;
modify the gain in the repeater further by a third amount to create an offset to the oscillation margin level, wherein the offset to the oscillation margin level is an oscillation margin offset level that is less than the oscillation margin level; and
increase a gain of the repeater by the oscillation margin offset level to verify an accuracy of the oscillation margin level, wherein the oscillation margin offset level reduces a noise floor impact of the repeater when the gain is increased to verify the accuracy of the oscillation margin level.

US Pat. No. 10,348,392

DESKTOP SIGNAL BOOSTER

Wilson Electronics, LLC, ...

1. A desktop signal booster, comprising:a cellular signal amplifier configured to amplify signals for a wireless device, wherein the wireless device is within a selected distance from the desktop signal booster;
an integrated device antenna coupled to the cellular signal amplifier, wherein the integrated device antenna is configured to transmit signals from the cellular signal amplifier to the wireless device; and
an integrated node antenna coupled to the cellular signal amplifier, wherein the integrated node antenna is configured to transmit signals from the cellular signal amplifier to a base station,
wherein the cellular signal amplifier further comprises one or more amplification and filtering signal paths configured to be positioned between the integrated device antenna and the integrated node antenna,
wherein the cellular signal amplifier further comprises a bypass signal path configured to be positioned between the integrated device antenna and the integrated node antenna, wherein the bypass signal path does not amplify and filter signals traveling through the bypass signal path, wherein signals are directed to one of the amplification and filtering signal paths or the bypass signal path depending on a power level of the signals in relation to a defined power level threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,389,430

MULTI-AMPLIFIER BOOSTER FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A system comprising:a first repeater including;
an amplifier configured to amplify one or more Radio Frequency (RF) communication signals;
a transmission loss detector configured to determine a transmission loss of one or more RF reference signals across a RF wired signal path, wherein frequency bands of the one or more RF reference signals are outside frequency bands of the one or more RF communication signals to permit continuous amplifying the one or more RF communication signals while determining the transmission loss; and
a gain controller configured to adjust a gain or noise power of the amplifier of the first repeater or a second repeater based on the determined transmission loss across the RF wired signal path; and
the second repeater, coupled to the first repeater by the RF wired signal path, the second repeater including;
an amplifier configured to amplify the one or more RF communication signals; and
a signal generator configured to generate the one or more RF reference signals at a predetermined amplitude or power.

US Pat. No. 10,251,127

WIRELESS DEVICE SIGNAL AMPLIFIER

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A signal booster, comprising:a signal amplifier that includes one or more amplification and filtering signal paths, wherein the amplification and filtering signal paths are configured to amplify and filter one or more signals; and
one or more detectors configured to detect a power level of the one or more signals prior to a bypassable amplifier and a switchable multi-band pass filter;
an amplifier bypass path to enable the one or more signals to be directed from the one or more amplification and filtering signal paths to the amplifier bypass path to bypass the bypassable amplifier based on the power level of the one or more signals in relation to a defined power level threshold; and
a band pass filter bypass path to enable the one or more signals to be directed from the one or more amplification and filtering signal paths to the band pass filter bypass path to:
bypass the switchable multi-band pass filter when the power level of the one or more signals is less than the defined power level threshold; and
not bypass the switchable multi-band pass filter when the power level of the one or more signals is greater than the defined power level threshold,
wherein the switchable multi-band pass filter is configured to be bypassed prior to a first stage of a downlink (DL) path in the one or more amplification and filtering signal paths in a weak signal area to reduce a noise figure.

US Pat. No. 10,432,294

SIGNAL BOOSTER WITH SPECTRALLY ADJACENT BANDS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first multiband filter;
a second multiband filter;
one or more first-direction signal paths communicatively coupled between the first multiband filter and the second multi-band filter, wherein at least one of the one or more first-direction signal paths are configured to amplify and filter signals in two or more spectrally adjacent bands, and wherein the one or more first-direction signal paths includes a first-direction band 12 (B12) and a first-direction 600 megahertz (MHz) band combined signal path or a first-direction band 13 (B13) and band 14 (B14) combined signal path; and
one or more second-direction signal paths communicatively coupled between the first multiband filter and the second multi-band filter, wherein at least one of the one or more second-direction signal paths are configured to amplify and filter signals in two or more spectrally adjacent bands.

US Pat. No. 10,432,332

NARROWBAND SIGNAL DETECTION

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising one or more processors and memory configured to:identify first power levels for a plurality of sub-bands included in a defined passband, wherein the repeater is configured to amplify signals on frequencies within the defined passband in accordance with an amplification level;
identify second power levels for the plurality of sub-bands included in the defined passband after the amplification level is adjusted by a predetermined amount;
compare the first power levels with the second power levels to determine whether or not the repeater is approaching an oscillation; and
modify the amplification level depending on whether the repeater is approaching the oscillation or not approaching the oscillation.

US Pat. No. 10,424,822

MULTI-COMMON PORT MULTIBAND FILTERS

WILSON ELECTRONICS, LLC, ...

1. A repeater, comprising:a first interface port to communicate two or more signals that include multiple bands with one or more guard bands between the multiple bands;
a second interface port to communicate the two or more signals;
a dual-common port multi-bandpass filter communicatively coupled to the first interface port, the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter comprising:
a first common port coupled to the first interface port and an input to each of two or more analog filters in the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter, wherein each analog filter in the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter is configured to filter one or more bands in the two or more signals; and
a second common port coupled to the second interface port and an output of each of the two or more analog filters in the dual-common port multi-bandpass filter; and
an amplifier communicatively coupled between the first interface port and the second interface port.