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Sunday, February 23, 2020

I drink the charger electric

What Walt Whitman would have written if he lived in our age of 5G NR cell phone technology

I drink the charger electric,[1]
The armies of those electrons I love engirth me and I engirth them,
They will not let me off the grid until I go with them,
Converting them into electrochemical potential till I go with them,
And charge them full with the charger of the cell.

The five gee NR the four gee eltee ee,
I use downlink control information, yea I acknowledge successful decoding
Through my CBG transmit indicator bitmap
To meet the deployment scenario in terms of carrier frequency, expected
Delay spread in the RF channel, and coexistence requirements with LTE-based
Systems on the same carrier.

Though I be made of Linus you are the Gates of the soul
My CPUs are sacred and my FPGAs are sacred
O my capacitors! My BGAs, strong soldered with the exquisite realization
of health;[2]
The voice, demodulation, language preferences, waveforms. The blind decoding,
the search spaces,
When monitoring CORESET #1 for possible PDCCH transmissions[3]
I know the spatial QCL relation and utilize the appropriate reception beam.

O I say these are not the circuit elements and reentrant routines of my circuit
board only, but of the programming,
O I say now these are the soul!


[1] Based on I Sing the Body Electric By Walt Whitman https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45472/i-sing-the-body-electric

[2] TR 21.905 Vocabulary for 3GPP Specifications https://www.3gpp.org/DynaReport/21-series.htm

[3] First 5G NR Specs Approved https://www.3gpp.org/news-events/3gpp-news/1929-nsa_nr_5g

This is how a poem from the future will look. Poems will come with Tables of Acronyms, footnotes, technical diagrams, and equations.

feb 23 2020, 7:21 am. edited 11:46 am

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