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Fisher, W. C. ; Lenkurt Electric Company, Inc., San Carlos, Calif.

MICROWAVE is considered very carefully before it finds itself in the toll plant of a telephone company. To an even greater extent than other communication services, telephone companies require microwave to be capable of the utmost in performance and reliability, and yet be economical. In fulfilling these obviously contradictory requirements, microwave must meet the unusual and exacting specifications of the telephone plant and, often at the same time, compete with the cost of time-honored open-wire and cable facilities.

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American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Part I: Communication and Electronics, Transactions of the  (Volume:75 ,  Issue: 5 )