5G; NR; User Equipment (UE) radio transmission and reception; Part 3: Range 1 and Range 2 Interworking operation with other radios (3GPP TS 38.101-3 version 15.9.0 Release 15)

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ETSI TS 138 101-3 V15.9.0 (2020-04)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
5G;
NR;
User Equipment (UE) radio transmission and reception;
Part 3: Range 1 and Range 2 Interworking operation
with other radios
(3GPP TS 38.101-3 version 15.9.0 Release 15)
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3GPP TS 38.101-3 version 15.9.0 Release 15 3 ETSI TS 138 101-3 V15.9.0 (2020-04)
Contents

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

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

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

Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................. 9

1 Scope ...................................................................................................................................................... 10

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 10

3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations ................................................................................................. 11

3.1 Definitions ........................................................................................................................................................ 11

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 11

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 11

4 General ................................................................................................................................................... 12

4.1 Relationship between minimum requirements and test requirements .............................................................. 12

4.2 Applicability of minimum requirements .......................................................................................................... 12

4.3 Specification suffix information ....................................................................................................................... 13

5 Operating bands and channel arrangement ............................................................................................. 14

5.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 14

5.2 Operating bands ................................................................................................................................................ 14

5.2A Operating bands for CA ................................................................................................................................... 14

5.2A.1 Inter-band CA between FR1 and FR2......................................................................................................... 14

5.2B Operating bands for DC ................................................................................................................................... 15

5.2B.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.2B.2 Void ............................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.2B.3 Void ............................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.2B.4 Void ............................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.2B.5 Void ............................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.2B.6 Void ............................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.2B.7 Void ............................................................................................................................................................ 15

5.3 UE Channel bandwidth .................................................................................................................................... 15

5.3A UE Channel bandwidth for CA ........................................................................................................................ 15

5.3A.1 Inter-band CA between FR1 and FR2......................................................................................................... 15

5.3B UE Channel bandwidth for EN-DC .................................................................................................................. 15

5.3B.1 Intra-band EN-DC in FR1 ........................................................................................................................... 16

5.3B.1.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 16

5.3B.1.2 BCS for Intra-band contiguous EN-DC ................................................................................................ 16

5.3B.1.3 BCS for Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC ......................................................................................... 17

5.4 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 18

5.4A Channel arrangement for CA............................................................................................................................ 18

5.4B Channel arrangement for DC............................................................................................................................ 18

5.4B.1 Channel spacing for intra-band EN-DC carriers ......................................................................................... 18

5.5 Configuration ................................................................................................................................................... 19

5.5A Configuration for CA ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.5A.1 Inter-band CA configurations between FR1 and FR2 ........................................................................... 19

5.5B Configuration for DC ....................................................................................................................................... 22

5.5B.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 22

5.5B.2 Intra-band contiguous EN-DC .................................................................................................................... 22

5.5B.3 Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC ............................................................................................................. 23

5.5B.4 Inter-band EN-DC within FR1.................................................................................................................... 23

5.5B.4.1 Inter-band EN-DC configurations within FR1 (two bands) .................................................................. 23

5.5B.4.2 Inter-band EN-DC configurations within FR1 (three bands) ................................................................ 26

5.5B.4.3 Inter-band EN-DC configurations within FR1 (four bands) ................................................................. 30

5.5B.4.4 Inter-band EN-DC configurations within FR1 (five bands) .................................................................. 34

5.5B.4.5 Inter-band EN-DC configurations within FR1 (six bands) ................................................................... 37

5.5B.4a Inter-band NE-DC within FR1.................................................................................................................... 37

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5.5B.4a.1 Inter-band NE-DC configurations within FR1 (two bands) .................................................................. 37

5.5B.5 Inter-band EN-DC including FR2 ............................................................................................................... 37

5.5B.5.1 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR2 (two bands) ............................................................. 37

5.5B.5.2 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR2 (three bands) ........................................................... 41

5.5B.5.3 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR2 (four bands) ............................................................. 44

5.5B.5.4 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR2 (five bands) ............................................................. 46

5.5B.5.5 Void....................................................................................................................................................... 47

5.5B.6 Inter-band EN-DC including FR1 and FR2 ................................................................................................ 47

5.5B.6.1 Void....................................................................................................................................................... 47

5.5B.6.2 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR1 and FR2 (three bands) ............................................. 47

5.5B.6.3 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR1 and FR2 (four bands) .............................................. 50

5.5B.6.4 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR1 and FR2 (five bands) .............................................. 51

5.5B.6.5 Inter-band EN-DC configurations including FR1 and FR2 (six bands) ................................................ 52

5.5B.7 Inter-band NR-DC between FR1 and FR2 .................................................................................................. 52

5.5B.7.1 Inter-band NR-DC configurations between FR1 and FR2 (two bands) ................................................ 52

6 Transmitter characteristics ..................................................................................................................... 53

6.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 53

6.2 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 53

6.2A Transmitter power for CA ................................................................................................................................ 53

6.2A.1 UE maximum output power for CA ............................................................................................................ 53

6.2A.1.1 Inter-band CA between FR1 and FR2 ................................................................................................... 53

6.2A.2 UE maximum output power reduction for CA ............................................................................................ 53

6.2A.2.1 Inter-band CA between FR1 and FR2 ................................................................................................... 53

6.2A.3 UE additional maximum output power reduction for CA ........................................................................... 53

6.2A.4 Configured output power for CA ................................................................................................................ 54

6.2A.4.1 Configured output power level .............................................................................................................. 54

6.2A.4.2 ΔT for CA ......................................................................................................................................... 54

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6.2A.4.2.1 ΔT for Inter-band CA between FR1 and FR2 ............................................................................. 54

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6.2B Transmitter power for DC ................................................................................................................................ 54

6.2B.1 UE maximum output power for DC ............................................................................................................ 54

6.2B.1.1 Intra-band contiguous EN-DC .............................................................................................................. 54

6.2B.1.2 Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC ....................................................................................................... 55

6.2B.1.3 Inter-band EN-DC within FR1 .............................................................................................................. 55

6.2B.1.3a Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 .............................................................................................................. 57

6.2B.1.4 Inter-band EN-DC including FR2 ......................................................................................................... 58

6.2B.1.5 Inter-band EN-DC including both FR1 and FR2 .................................................................................. 58

6.2B.2 UE maximum output power reduction for DC ............................................................................................ 58

6.2B.2.0 General .................................................................................................................................................. 58

6.2B.2.1 Intra-band contiguous EN-DC .............................................................................................................. 58

6.2B.2.1.1 General ............................................................................................................................................ 58

6.2B.2.1.2 MPR for power class 3 and power class 2 ....................................................................................... 59

6.2B.2.2 Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC ....................................................................................................... 59

6.2B.2.2.1 General ............................................................................................................................................ 59

6.2B.2.2.2 MPR for power class 3 and power class 2 ....................................................................................... 60

6.2B.2.3 Inter-band EN-DC within FR1 .............................................................................................................. 61

6.2B.2.3a Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 .............................................................................................................. 61

6.2B.2.4 Inter-band EN-DC including FR2 ......................................................................................................... 61

6.2B.2.5 Inter-band EN-DC including both FR1 and FR2 .................................................................................. 61

6.2B.3 UE additional maximum output power reduction for EN-DC .................................................................... 61

6.2B.3.1 Intra-band contiguous EN-DC .............................................................................................................. 61

6.2B.3.1.0 General ............................................................................................................................................ 61

6.2B.3.1.1 A-MPR for DC_(n)71AA ................................................................................................................ 61

6.2B.3.1.2 A-MPR for NS_04 ........................................................................................................................... 63

6.2B.3.2 Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC ....................................................................................................... 65

6.2B.3.2.0 General ............................................................................................................................................ 65

6.2B.3.2.1 A-MPR for NS_04 ........................................................................................................................... 65

6.2B.3.3 Inter-band EN-DC within FR1 .............................................................................................................. 67

6.2B.3.4 Inter-band EN-DC including FR2 ......................................................................................................... 67

6.2B.3.5 Inter-band EN-DC including both FR1 and FR2 .................................................................................. 67

6.2B.4 Configured output power for DC ................................................................................................................ 67

6.2B.4.1 Configured output power level .............................................................................................................. 67

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6.2B.4.1.1 Intra-band contiguous EN-DC ......................................................................................................... 67

6.2B.4.1.2 Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC.................................................................................................. 71

6.2B.4.1.3a Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 ........................................................................................................ 75

6.2B.4.1.4 Inter-band EN-DC including FR2 ................................................................................................... 78

6.2B.4.1.5 Inter-band EN-DC including both FR1 and FR2 ............................................................................. 78

6.2B.4.2 ΔT for DC ......................................................................................................................................... 79

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6.2B.4.2.0 General ............................................................................................................................................ 79

6.2B.4.2.1 Intra-band contiguous EN-DC ......................................................................................................... 79

6.2B.4.2.2 Intra-band non-contiguous EN-DC.................................................................................................. 79

6.2B.4.2.3 Inter-band EN-DC within FR1 ........................................................................................................ 79

6.2B.4.2.3.1 ΔT for EN-DC two bands ...................................................................................................... 79

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6.2B.4.2.3.2 ΔT for EN-DC three bands .................................................................................................... 81

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6.2B.4.2.3.3 ΔT for EN-DC four bands ..................................................................................................... 86

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6.2B.4.2.3.4 ΔT for EN-DC five bands ...................................................................................................... 90

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6.2B.4.2.3.5 ΔT for EN-DC six bands ....................................................................................................... 92

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6.2B.4.2.3a Inter-band NE-DC within FR1 ........................................................................................................ 92

6.2B.4.2.4 Inter-band EN-DC including FR2 ................................................................................................... 92

6.2B.4.2.4.1 ΔT for EN-DC two bands ...................................................................................................... 92

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6.2B.4.2.4.2 ΔT for EN-DC three bands .................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.4.2.4.3 ΔT for EN-DC four bands ..................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.4.2.4.4 ΔT for EN-DC five bands ...................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.4.2.4.5 Void ........................................................................................................................................... 93

6.2B.4.2.5 Inter-band EN-DC including both FR1 and FR2 ............................................................................. 93

6.2B.4.2.5.1 ΔT for EN-DC three bands .................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.4.2.5.2 ΔT for EN-DC four bands ..................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.4.2.5.3 ΔT for EN-DC five bands ...................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.4.2.5.4 ΔT for EN-DC six bands ....................................................................................................... 93

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6.2B.5 Configured output power for NR-DC ......................................................................................................... 94

6.2B.5.1 Configured output power level .............................................................................................................. 94

6.2B.5.1.1 Inter-band NR-DC between FR1 and FR2 ...................................................................................... 94

6.3 Output power dynamics .................................................................................................................................... 94

6.3A Output power dynamics for CA ....................................................................................................................... 94

6.3B Output power dynamics for DC ....................................................................................................................... 94

6.3B.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 94

6.3B.1 Output power dynamics for EN-DC with UL sharing from UE perspective .............................................. 94

6.3B.1.1 E-UTRA and NR switching time mask for TDM based UL sharing from UE perspective .................. 94

6.3B.1a Output power dynamics for NE-DC with UL sharing from UE perspective .............................................. 96

6.3B.2 Output power dynamics for intra-band EN-DC without dual PA capability .............................................. 96

6.3B.3 Output power dynamics for intra-band EN-DC with dual PA capability ................................................... 96

6.4 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 97

6.4A Transmit signal quality for CA ......................................................................................................................... 97

6.4A.1 Frequency error for CA ............................................................................................................................... 97

6.4A.2 Transmit modulation quality for CA ........................................................................................................... 97

6.4B Transmit signal quality for DC ......................................................................................................................... 97

6.4B.2 Transmit modulation quality for DC ........................................................................................................... 98

6.4B.2.1 Transmit modulation quality for Intra-band contiguous EN-DC .......................................................... 98

6.4B.2.1.1 Error Vector Magnitude................................................................................................................... 98

6.4B.2.1.2 Carrier leakage................................................................................................................................. 98

6.4B.2.1.3 In-band emissions ..................................
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