LTE; Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA); Base Station (BS) conformance testing (3GPP TS 36.141 version 13.13.0 Release 13)

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ETSI TS 136 141 V13.13.0 (2019-10)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
LTE;
Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA);
Base Station (BS) conformance testing
(3GPP TS 36.141 version 13.13.0 Release 13)
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Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 2

Legal Notice ....................................................................................................................................................... 2

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 2

Foreword ........................................................................................................................................................... 15

1 Scope ...................................................................................................................................................... 16

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 16

3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations ................................................................................................. 17

3.1 Definitions ........................................................................................................................................................ 17

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 20

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 21

4 General test conditions and declarations ................................................................................................ 23

4.1 Measurement uncertainties and Test Requirements ......................................................................................... 23

4.1.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 23

4.1.2 Acceptable uncertainty of Test System ....................................................................................................... 23

4.1.2.1 Measurement of transmitter .................................................................................................................. 24

4.1.2.2 Measurement of receiver ....................................................................................................................... 25

4.1.2.3 Measurement of performance requirement ........................................................................................... 29

4.1.3 Interpretation of measurement results ......................................................................................................... 33

4.2 Base station classes .......................................................................................................................................... 34

4.3 Regional requirements ...................................................................................................................................... 34

4.4 Selection of configurations for testing.............................................................................................................. 37

4.5 BS Configurations ............................................................................................................................................ 37

4.5.1 Transmit configurations .............................................................................................................................. 37

4.5.1.1 Transmission with multiple transmitter antenna connectors ................................................................. 38

4.5.2 Receive configurations ............................................................................................................................... 38

4.5.2.1 Reception with multiple receiver antenna connectors, receiver diversity ............................................. 38

4.5.3 Duplexers .................................................................................................................................................... 38

4.5.4 Power supply options .................................................................................................................................. 39

4.5.5 Ancillary RF amplifiers .............................................................................................................................. 39

4.5.6 BS with integrated Iuant BS modem .......................................................................................................... 40

4.5.7 BS using antenna arrays .............................................................................................................................. 40

4.5.7.1 Receiver tests ........................................................................................................................................ 40

4.5.7.2 Transmitter tests .................................................................................................................................... 40

4.6 Manufacturer’s declarations of regional and optional requirements ................................................................ 41

4.6.1 Operating band and frequency range .......................................................................................................... 41

4.6.2 Channel bandwidth ..................................................................................................................................... 41

4.6.3 Base station output power ........................................................................................................................... 41

4.6.4 Spurious emissions Category ...................................................................................................................... 41

4.6.5 Additional operating band unwanted emissions ......................................................................................... 42

4.6.6 Co-existence with other systems ................................................................................................................. 42

4.6.7 Co-location with other base stations ........................................................................................................... 42

4.6.8 Manufacturer's declarations of supported RF configurations ..................................................................... 43

4.6.9 NB-IoT sub-carrier spacing ........................................................................................................................ 44

4.6.10 NB-IoT power dynamic range .................................................................................................................... 44

4.7 Specified frequency range and supported channel bandwidth .......................................................................... 44

4.7.1 Base Station RF Bandwidth position for multi-carrier and/or CA testing .................................................. 45

4.7.2 Aggregated Channel Bandwidth position for Contiguous CA occupied bandwidth testing ....................... 45

4.7.3 NB-IoT testing ............................................................................................................................................ 46

4.8 Format and interpretation of tests ..................................................................................................................... 46

4.9 Applicability of requirements ........................................................................................................................... 47

4.10 Test configurations for multi-carrier and/or CA operation ............................................................................... 47

4.10.1 ETC1: Contiguous spectrum operation ....................................................................................................... 47

4.10.1.1 ETC1 generation ................................................................................................................................... 47

4.10.1.2 ETC1 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 48

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4.10.2 ETC2: Contiguous CA occupied bandwidth ............................................................................................... 48

4.10.2.1 ETC2 generation ................................................................................................................................... 48

4.10.2.2 ETC2 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 48

4.10.3 ETC3: Non-contiguous spectrum operation ............................................................................................... 49

4.10.3.1 ETC3 generation ................................................................................................................................... 49

4.10.3.2 ETC3 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 49

4.10.3.24 VOID ..................................................................................................................................................... 49

4.10.4 ETC4: Multi-band test configuration for full carrier allocation .................................................................. 49

4.10.4.1 ETC4 generation ................................................................................................................................... 49

4.10.4.2 ETC4 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 50

4.10.5 ETC5: Multi-band test configuration with high PSD per carrier ................................................................ 50

4.10.5.1 ETC5 generation ................................................................................................................................... 50

4.10.5.2 ETC5 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 50

4.10.6 ETC6: NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ..................................................................................... 51

4.10.6.1 ETC6 generation ................................................................................................................................... 51

4.10.6.2 ETC6 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 51

4.10.7 ETC7: E-UTRA and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ............................................................... 51

4.10.7.1 ETC7 generation ................................................................................................................................... 51

4.10.7.2 ETC7 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 51

4.10.8 ETC8: E-UTRA and NB-IoT in-band multi-carrier operation .................................................................... 51

4.10.8.1 ETC8 generation ................................................................................................................................... 52

4.10.8.2 ETC8 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 52

4.10.9 ETC9: E-UTRA and NB-IoT guard-band multi-carrier operation .............................................................. 52

4.10.9.1 ETC9 generation ................................................................................................................................... 52

4.10.9.2 ETC9 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 52

4.11 Applicability of test configurations .................................................................................................................. 52

4.12 Requirements for BS capable of multi-band operation .................................................................................... 58

5 Operating bands and channel arrangement ............................................................................................. 59

5.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 59

5.2 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 59

5.3 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 59

5.4 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 59

5.5 Operating bands ................................................................................................................................................ 59

5.6 Channel bandwidth ........................................................................................................................................... 73

5.7 Channel arrangement ........................................................................................................................................ 77

5.7.1 Channel spacing .......................................................................................................................................... 77

5.7.1A CA Channel spacing ................................................................................................................................... 77

5.7.2 Channel raster ............................................................................................................................................. 78

5.7.3 Carrier frequency and EARFCN ................................................................................................................. 78

5.8 Requirements for contiguous and non-contiguous spectrum ............................................................................ 81

6 Transmitter characteristics ..................................................................................................................... 82

6.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 82

6.1.1 E-UTRA Test Models ................................................................................................................................. 82

6.1.1.1 E-UTRA Test Model 1.1 (E-TM1.1)..................................................................................................... 82

6.1.1.2 E-UTRA Test Model 1.2 (E-TM1.2)..................................................................................................... 83

6.1.1.3 E-UTRA Test Model 2 (E-TM2) .......................................................................................................... 86

6.1.1.3a E-UTRA Test Model 2a (E-TM2a) ....................................................................................................... 87

6.1.1.4 E-UTRA Test Model 3.1 (E-TM3.1)..................................................................................................... 87

6.1.1.4a E-UTRA Test Model 3.1a (E-TM3.1a) ................................................................................................. 88

6.1.1.5 E-UTRA Test Model 3.2 (E-TM3.2)..................................................................................................... 88

6.1.1.6 E-UTRA Test Model 3.3 (E-TM3.3)..................................................................................................... 91

6.1.2 Data content of Physical channels and Signals for E-TM ........................................................................... 94

6.1.2.1 Reference signals .................................................................................................................................. 94

6.1.2.2 Primary Synchronization signal ............................................................................................................ 94

6.1.2.3 Secondary Synchronization signal ........................................................................................................ 94

6.1.2.4 PBCH .................................................................................................................................................... 94

6.1.2.5 PCFICH ................................................................................................................................................. 95

6.1.2.6 PHICH ................................................................................................................................................... 95

6.1.2.7 PDCCH ................................................................................................................................................. 95

6.1.2.8 PDSCH .................................................................................................................................................. 95

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6.1.3 NB-IoT Test Model .................................................................................................................................... 96

6.1.4 Data content of Physical channels and Signals for N-TM .......................................................................... 96

6.1.4.1 Reference signals .................................................................................................................................. 97

6.1.4.2 Synchronization signals ........................................................................................................................ 97

6.1.4.3 NPBCH ................................................................................................................................................. 97

6.1.4.4 NPDCCH .............................................................................................................................................. 97

6.1.4.5 NPDSCH ............................................................................................................................................... 97

6.1.5 Test Model for NB-IoT guard band operation ............................................................................................ 98

6.1.6 Test Model for NB-IoT in-band operation .................................................................................................. 98

6.2 Base station output power ................................................................................................................................ 98

6.2.1 Definition and applicability ........................................................................................................................ 98

6.2.2 Minimum Requirement ............................................................................................................................... 99

6.2.3 Test purpose ................................................................................................................................................ 99

6.2.4 Method of test ............................................................................................................................................. 99

6.2.4.1 Initial conditions ................................................................................................................................... 99

6.2.4.2 Procedure ............................................................................................................................................ 100

6.2.5 Test Requirements .................................................................................................................................... 100

6.2.6 Home BS output power for adjacent UTRA channel protection............................................................... 101

6.2.6.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................. 101

6.2.6.2 Minimum Requirement ....................................................................................................................... 101

6.2.6.3 Test purpose ........................................................................................................................................ 102

6.2.6.4 Method of test ..................................................................................................................................... 102

6.2.6.4.1 Initial conditions ............................................................................................................................ 102

6.2.6.4.2 Procedure ....................................................................................................................................... 102

6.2.6.5 Test Requirements ............................................................................................................................... 103

6.2.7 Home BS output power for adjacent E-UTRA channel protection ........................................................... 103

6.2.7.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................. 103

6.2.7.2 Minimum Requirement ....................................................................................................................... 104

6.2.7.3 Test purpose ........................................................................................................................................ 104

6.2.7.4 Method of test ..................................................................................................................................... 104

6.2.7.4.1 Initial conditions ............................................................................................................................ 104

6.2.7.4.2 Procedure ....................................................................................................................................... 104

6.2.7.5 Test Requirements ............................................................................................................................... 105

6.2.8 Home BS output power for co-channel E-UTRA protection .................................................................... 105

6.2.8.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................. 105

6.2.8.2 Minimum Requirement ....................................................................................................................... 106

6.2.8.3 Test purpose ........................................................................................................................................ 106

6.2.8.4 Method of test ..................................................................................................................................... 106

6.2.8.4.1 Initial conditions ............................................................................................................................ 106

6.2.8.4.2 Procedure ....................................................................................................................................... 107

6.2.8.5 Test Requirements ............................................................................................................................... 107

6.3 Output power dynamics .................................................................................................................................. 108

6.3.1 RE Power control dynamic range ............................................................................................................. 108

6.3.1.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................. 108

6.3.1.2 Minimum Requirement .....................................................................................

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