5G; NR; Base Station (BS) conformance testing Part 2: Radiated conformance testing (3GPP TS 38.141-2 version 15.5.0 Release 15)

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ETSI TS 138 141-2 V15.5.0 (2020-04)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
5G;
NR;
Base Station (BS) conformance testing
Part 2: Radiated conformance testing
(3GPP TS 38.141-2 version 15.5.0 Release 15)
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Contents

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

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

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

Foreword ........................................................................................................................................................... 14

1 Scope ...................................................................................................................................................... 15

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 15

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

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

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

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 22

4 General radiated test conditions and declarations .................................................................................. 24

4.1 Measurement uncertainties and test requirements ............................................................................................ 24

4.1.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 24

4.1.2 Acceptable uncertainty of OTA Test System ............................................................................................. 26

4.1.2.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 26

4.1.2.2 Measurement of transmitter .................................................................................................................. 27

4.1.2.3 Measurement of receiver ....................................................................................................................... 30

4.1.2.4 Measurement of performance requirement ........................................................................................... 31

4.1.3 Interpretation of measurement results ......................................................................................................... 32

4.2 Radiated requirement reference points ............................................................................................................. 33

4.3 Base station classes .......................................................................................................................................... 34

4.4 Regional requirements ...................................................................................................................................... 34

4.5 BS configurations ............................................................................................................................................. 35

4.5.1 Transmit configurations .............................................................................................................................. 35

4.5.2 Receive configurations ............................................................................................................................... 36

4.5.3 Power supply options .................................................................................................................................. 37

4.5.4 BS with integrated Iuant BS modem .......................................................................................................... 37

4.6 Manufacturer's declarations .............................................................................................................................. 37

4.7 Test configurations ........................................................................................................................................... 46

4.7.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 46

4.7.2 Test signal configurations ........................................................................................................................... 46

4.7.2.1 Test signal used to build Test Configurations ....................................................................................... 46

4.7.2.2 NRTC1: Contiguous spectrum operation .............................................................................................. 46

4.7.2.2.1 NRTC1 generation ........................................................................................................................... 46

4.7.2.2.2 NRTC1 power allocation ................................................................................................................. 47

4.7.2.3 NRTC2: Contiguous CA occupied bandwidth ...................................................................................... 47

4.7.2.3.1 NRTC2 generation ........................................................................................................................... 47

4.7.2.3.2 NRTC2 power allocation ................................................................................................................. 47

4.7.2.4 NRTC3: Non-contiguous spectrum operation ....................................................................................... 48

4.7.2.4.1 NRTC3 generation ........................................................................................................................... 48

4.7.2.4.2 NRTC3 power allocation ................................................................................................................. 48

4.7.2.5 NRTC4: Multi-band test configuration for full carrier allocation ......................................................... 48

4.7.2.5.1 NRTC4 generation ........................................................................................................................... 48

4.7.2.5.2 NRTC4 power allocation ................................................................................................................. 49

4.7.2.6 NRTC5: Multi-band test configuration with high PSD per carrier ....................................................... 49

4.7.2.6.1 NRTC5 generation ........................................................................................................................... 49

4.7.2.6.2 NRTC5 power allocation ................................................................................................................. 50

4.8.1 Requirement set applicability ..................................................................................................................... 50

4.8.2 Applicability of test configurations for single-band RIB ............................................................................ 50

4.8.3 Applicability of test configurations for multi-band RIB ............................................................................. 51

4.9 RF channels and test models ............................................................................................................................ 52

4.9.1 RF channels ................................................................................................................................................ 52

4.9.2 Test models ................................................................................................................................................. 53

4.9.2.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 53

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4.9.2.2 NR FR2 test models .............................................................................................................................. 53

4.9.2.2.1 NR FR2 test model 1.1 (NR-FR2-TM1.1) ....................................................................................... 55

4.9.2.2.2 NR FR2 test model 2 (NR-FR2-TM2) ............................................................................................. 55

4.9.2.2.3 NR FR2 test model 3.1 (NR-FR2-TM3.1) ....................................................................................... 56

4.9.2.3 Data content of physical channels and signals for NR-FR2-TM ........................................................... 56

4.9.2.3.1 PDCCH ............................................................................................................................................ 56

4.9.2.3.2 PDSCH ............................................................................................................................................ 57

4.10 Requirements for contiguous and non-contiguous spectrum ............................................................................ 58

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

4.12 Co-location requirements ................................................................................................................................. 58

4.12.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 58

4.12.2 Co-location test antenna .............................................................................................................................. 59

4.12.2.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 59

4.12.2.2 Co-location test antenna characteristics ................................................................................................ 59

4.12.2.3 Co-location test antenna alignment ....................................................................................................... 59

4.13 Format and interpretation of tests ..................................................................................................................... 60

4.14 Reference coordinate system ............................................................................................................................ 61

5 Operating bands and channel arrangement ............................................................................................. 63

6 Radiated transmitter characteristics ........................................................................................................ 64

6.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 64

6.2 Radiated transmit power ................................................................................................................................... 64

6.2.1 Definition and applicability ........................................................................................................................ 64

6.2.2 Minimum requirement ................................................................................................................................ 64

6.2.3 Test purpose ................................................................................................................................................ 65

6.2.4 Method of test ............................................................................................................................................. 65

6.2.4.1 Initial conditions ................................................................................................................................... 65

6.2.4.2 Procedure .............................................................................................................................................. 65

6.2.5 Test requirement ......................................................................................................................................... 66

6.3 OTA base station output power ........................................................................................................................ 66

6.3.1 Definition and applicability ........................................................................................................................ 66

6.3.2 Minimum requirement ................................................................................................................................ 66

6.3.3 Test purpose ................................................................................................................................................ 66

6.3.4 Method of test ............................................................................................................................................. 67

6.3.4.1 Initial conditions ................................................................................................................................... 67

6.3.4.2 Procedure .............................................................................................................................................. 67

6.3.5 Test requirement ......................................................................................................................................... 67

6.3.5.1 BS type 1-O ........................................................................................................................................... 67

6.3.5.2 BS type 2-O ........................................................................................................................................... 68

6.4 OTA output power dynamics ........................................................................................................................... 68

6.4.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 68

6.4.2 OTA RE power control dynamic range ...................................................................................................... 68

6.4.2.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 68

6.4.2.2 Minimum requirement .......................................................................................................................... 68

6.4.2.3 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 68

6.4.3 OTA total power dynamic range ................................................................................................................. 68

6.4.3.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 68

6.4.3.2 Minimum requirement .......................................................................................................................... 69

6.4.3.3 Test purpose .......................................................................................................................................... 69

6.4.3.4 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 69

6.4.3.4.1 Initial conditions .............................................................................................................................. 69

6.4.3.4.2 Procedure ......................................................................................................................................... 69

6.4.3.5 Test requirement ................................................................................................................................... 70

6.4.3.5.1 BS type 1-O ...................................................................................................................................... 70

6.4.3.5.2 BS type 2-O ...................................................................................................................................... 70

6.5 OTA transmit ON/OFF power.......................................................................................................................... 71

6.5.1 OTA transmitter OFF power ....................................................................................................................... 71

6.5.1.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 71

6.5.1.2 Minimum requirement .......................................................................................................................... 71

6.5.1.3 Test purpose .......................................................................................................................................... 71

6.5.1.4 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 71

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6.5.1.5 Test requirements .................................................................................................................................. 71

6.5.2 OTA transmitter transient period ................................................................................................................ 71

6.5.2.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 71

6.5.2.2 Minimum requirement .......................................................................................................................... 72

6.5.2.3 Test purpose .......................................................................................................................................... 72

6.5.2.4 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 72

6.5.2.4.1 Initial conditions .............................................................................................................................. 72

6.5.2.4.2 Procedure ......................................................................................................................................... 73

6.5.2.4.2.1 General procedure ...................................................................................................................... 73

6.5.2.4.2.2 BS type 1-O ................................................................................................................................ 73

6.5.2.4.2.3 BS type 2-O ................................................................................................................................ 73

6.5.2.5 Test requirements .................................................................................................................................. 74

6.5.2.5.1 BS type 1-O ...................................................................................................................................... 74

6.5.2.5.2 BS type 2-O ...................................................................................................................................... 74

6.6 OTA transmitted signal quality ........................................................................................................................ 74

6.6.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 74

6.6.2 OTA frequency error .................................................................................................................................. 74

6.6.2.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 74

6.6.2.2 Minimum Requirement ......................................................................................................................... 74

6.6.2.3 Test purpose .......................................................................................................................................... 74

6.6.2.4 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 74

6.6.2.4.1 Initial conditions .............................................................................................................................. 75

6.6.2.5 Test Requirements ................................................................................................................................. 75

6.6.3 OTA modulation quality ............................................................................................................................. 75

6.6.3.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 75

6.6.3.2 Minimum Requirement ......................................................................................................................... 75

6.6.3.3 Test purpose .......................................................................................................................................... 75

6.6.3.4 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 75

6.6.3.4.1 Initial conditions .............................................................................................................................. 75

6.6.3.4.2 Procedure ......................................................................................................................................... 76

6.6.3.5 Test requirements .................................................................................................................................. 77

6.6.3.5.1 BS type 1-O ...................................................................................................................................... 77

6.6.3.5.2 BS type 2-O ...................................................................................................................................... 78

6.6.4 OTA time alignment error .......................................................................................................................... 79

6.6.4.1 Definition and applicability ................................................................................................................... 79

6.6.4.2 Minimum requirement .......................................................................................................................... 79

6.6.4.3 Test purpose .......................................................................................................................................... 79

6.6.4.4 Method of test ....................................................................................................................................... 79

6.6.4.4.1 Initial conditions .............................................................................................................................. 79

6.6.4.4.2 Procedure ......................................................................................................................................... 80

6.6.4.5 Test Requirement .................................................................................................................................. 80

6.6.4.5.1 BS type 1-O ...................................................................................................................................... 80

6.6.4.5.2 BS type 2-O .........................................................................

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