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how does a base station deliver call tomy mobile

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sandeepmhptr
how does a base station deliver call tomy mobile

My phone is idle. No activity going on in my phone. A call for my mobile comes from another mobile. How does the base station locate me and deliver the call? There are many base stations and many users under each base station. how is the mapping made between a base station and my mobile?

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Its called paging: For a

Its called paging:
For a mobile-terminated call, the base station sends a message to the mobile on the paging channel. If attached to the system, the mobile sends an acknowledgement response on the access channel. The base station receives the acknowledgement, The base station receives the acknowledgement, configures a forward traffic channel, and assigns a receiver to the mobile's reverse traffic channel.

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how does the base station know which basestation is to send message on paging channel. There are so many basestations. Does it mean that all basestations will send message on paging channel to all subscriber mobiles?