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This paper presents a new multiple access control (MAC) protocol called adaptive acquisition multiple access with common-transmission channel assignment (AAMA-CT) and its improved one (AAMA-ICT) for wireless multihop mobile ad hoc networks. In the protocol, every node adaptively chooses a usable channel as its transmission channel in advance in multihop mobile environment and takes advantage of request-to-send (RTS) packet transmitted on a common channel to evoke its recipient to complete their communication process on their transmission channels without packet collisions. With this protocol, resource reservation is flexibly and effectively made on multiple channels by half-duplex radios without any help of powerful central controllers and wired backbone networks in an asynchronous fashion. The protocol can solve hidden and exposed terminal problems perfectly as is validated through analysis and simulation results.