Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+) (GSM); Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; 5G; NR, E-UTRA, UTRA and GSM/EDGE; Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) Base Station (BS) conformance testing (3GPP TS 37.141 version 15.8.0 Release 15)

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ETSI TS 137 141 V15.8.0 (2019-10) - Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+) (GSM); Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; 5G; NR, E-UTRA, UTRA and GSM/EDGE; Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) Base Station (BS) conformance testing (3GPP TS 37.141 version 15.8.0 Release 15)
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ETSI TS 137 141 V15.8.0 (2019-10)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+) (GSM);
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS);
LTE;
5G;
NR, E-UTRA, UTRA and GSM/EDGE;
Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) Base Station (BS)
conformance testing
(3GPP TS 37.141 version 15.8.0 Release 15)
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RTS/TSGR-0437141vf80
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Contents

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

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

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

Foreword ........................................................................................................................................................... 11

1 Scope ...................................................................................................................................................... 12

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 12

3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations ................................................................................................. 13

3.1 Definitions ........................................................................................................................................................ 13

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 16

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 19

4 General test conditions and declarations ................................................................................................ 20

4.1 Measurement uncertainties and test requirements ............................................................................................ 20

4.1.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 20

4.1.2 Acceptable uncertainty of Test System ....................................................................................................... 21

4.1.2.1 Measurement of transmitter .................................................................................................................. 22

4.1.2.2 Measurement of receiver ....................................................................................................................... 23

4.1.3 Interpretation of measurement results ......................................................................................................... 25

4.2 Base Station classes .......................................................................................................................................... 26

4.3 Regional requirements ...................................................................................................................................... 26

4.4 Operating bands and band categories ............................................................................................................... 28

4.4.1 Band category 1 aspects (BC1) ................................................................................................................... 32

4.4.2 Band category 2 aspects (BC2) ................................................................................................................... 33

4.4.3 Band category 3 aspects (BC3) ................................................................................................................... 33

4.5 Channel arrangement ........................................................................................................................................ 33

4.5.1 Channel spacing .......................................................................................................................................... 33

4.5.1A CA Channel spacing ................................................................................................................................... 34

4.5.2 Channel raster ............................................................................................................................................. 34

4.5.3 Carrier frequencies and numbering ............................................................................................................. 35

4.6 Manufacturer's declarations of regional and optional requirements ................................................................. 35

4.6.1 Operating band and frequency range .......................................................................................................... 35

4.6.2 Spurious emissions category ....................................................................................................................... 35

4.6.3 Additional operating band unwanted emissions ......................................................................................... 35

4.6.4 Co-existence with other systems ................................................................................................................. 36

4.6.5 Co-location with other Base Stations .......................................................................................................... 36

4.6.6 NB-IoT sub-carrier spacing ........................................................................................................................ 36

4.6.7 NB-IoT power dynamic range .................................................................................................................... 36

4.7 Capability set definition and manufacturer's declarations of supported RF configurations ............................. 37

4.7.1 Definition of Capability Sets (CS) .............................................................................................................. 37

4.7.2 Manufacturer's declarations of supported RF configurations ..................................................................... 39

4.8 MSR test configurations ................................................................................................................................... 43

4.8.1 TC1: UTRA multicarrier operation ............................................................................................................ 43

4.8.1.1 TC1a generation .................................................................................................................................... 43

4.8.1.2 TC1b generation .................................................................................................................................... 43

4.8.1.3 TC1 power allocation ............................................................................................................................ 43

4.8.1a NTC1: UTRA multicarrier non-contiguous operation ................................................................................ 43

4.8.1a.1 NTC1a generation ................................................................................................................................. 44

4.8.1a.2 NTC1 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 44

4.8.2 TC2: E-UTRA multicarrier operation ......................................................................................................... 44

4.8.2.1 TC2 generation ...................................................................................................................................... 44

4.8.2.2 TC2 power allocation ............................................................................................................................ 44

4.8.2a NTC2: E-UTRA multicarrier non-contiguous operation ............................................................................ 44

4.8.2a.1 NTC2 generation ................................................................................................................................... 45

4.8.2a.2 NTC2 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 45

4.8.3 TC3: UTRA and E-UTRA multi RAT operation ........................................................................................ 45

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4.8.3.1 TC3a generation .................................................................................................................................... 45

4.8.3.2 TC3b generation .................................................................................................................................... 46

4.8.3.3 TC3 power allocation ............................................................................................................................ 46

4.8.3a NTC3: UTRA and E-UTRA multi RAT non-contiguous operation ........................................................... 46

4.8.3a.1 NTC3a generation ................................................................................................................................. 46

4.8.3a.2 NTC3 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 47

4.8.4 TC4: BC2 transmitter operation.................................................................................................................. 47

4.8.4.1 TC4a generation .................................................................................................................................... 47

4.8.4.2 TC4b generation .................................................................................................................................... 47

4.8.4.3 TC4c generation .................................................................................................................................... 48

4.8.4.4 TC4d generation .................................................................................................................................... 48

4.8.4.5 TC4e generation .................................................................................................................................... 48

4.8.4.6 TC4 power allocation ............................................................................................................................ 49

4.8.4a NTC4: Non-contiguous multi RAT operations with GSM for the transmitter ........................................... 49

4.8.4a.1 NTC4a generation ................................................................................................................................. 49

4.8.4a.2 NTC4b generation ................................................................................................................................. 50

4.8.4a.3 NTC4c generation ................................................................................................................................. 50

4.8.4a.4 NTC4 power allocation ......................................................................................................................... 51

4.8.5 TC5: BC2 receiver operation ...................................................................................................................... 51

4.8.5.1 TC5a generation .................................................................................................................................... 51

4.8.5.2 TC5b generation .................................................................................................................................... 52

4.8.5a NTC5: Non-contiguous multi RAT operations with GSM for the receiver ................................................ 52

4.8.5a.1 NTC5a generation ................................................................................................................................. 52

4.8.5a.2 NTC5b generation ................................................................................................................................. 52

4.8.5a.3 NTC5c generation ................................................................................................................................. 52

4.8.6 TC6: Single carrier for receiver tests .......................................................................................................... 53

4.8.6.1 TC6a generation .................................................................................................................................... 53

4.8.6.2 TC6b generation .................................................................................................................................... 53

4.8.6.3 TC6c generation .................................................................................................................................... 53

4.8.7 Generation of MB-MSR test configurations ............................................................................................... 53

4.8.7.1 TC7a: MB-MSR test configuration for full carrier allocation ............................................................... 53

4.8.7.1.1 TC7a generation .............................................................................................................................. 53

4.8.7.1.2 TC7a power allocation .................................................................................................................... 54

4.8.7.2 TC7b: MB-MSR test configuration with high PSD per carrier ............................................................. 54

4.8.7.2.1 TC7b generation .............................................................................................................................. 54

4.8.7.2.2 TC7b power allocation .................................................................................................................... 55

4.8.7.3 TC7c: MB-MSR test configuration with GSM/EDGE single RAT operation in one band ................... 55

4.8.7.3.1 TC7c generation .............................................................................................................................. 55

4.8.7.3.2 TC7c power allocation .................................................................................................................... 56

4.8.8 TC8: NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ....................................................................................... 56

4.8.8.1 TC8 generation ...................................................................................................................................... 56

4.8.8.2 TC8 power allocation ............................................................................................................................ 56

4.8.9 TC9: GSM and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ....................................................................... 56

4.8.9.1 TC9 generation ...................................................................................................................................... 57

4.8.9.2 TC9 power allocation ............................................................................................................................ 57

4.8.10 TC10: UTRA and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ................................................................... 57

4.8.10.1 TC10 generation .................................................................................................................................... 57

4.8.10.2 TC10 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 57

4.8.11 TC11: E-UTRA and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ............................................................... 57

4.8.11.1 TC11 generation .................................................................................................................................... 58

4.8.11.2 TC11 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 58

4.8.12 TC12: GSM and UTRA and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ................................................... 58

4.8.12.1 TC12 generation .................................................................................................................................... 58

4.8.12.2 TC12 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 59

4.8.13 TC13: GSM and E-UTRA and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ............................................... 59

4.8.13.1 TC13 generation .................................................................................................................................... 59

4.8.13.2 TC13 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 59

4.8.14 TC14: UTRA and E-UTRA and NB-IoT standalone multi-carrier operation ............................................. 59

4.8.14.1 TC14 generation .................................................................................................................................... 59

4.8.14.2 TC14 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 60

4.8.15 TC15: GSM and E-UTRA with NB-IoT in-band multi-carrier operation .................................................. 60

4.8.15.1 TC15 generation .................................................................................................................................... 60

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4.8.15.2 TC15 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 60

4.8.16 TC16: UTRA and E-UTRA with NB-IoT in-band multi-carrier operation ................................................ 60

4.8.16.1 TC16 generation .................................................................................................................................... 60

4.8.16.2 TC16 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 61

4.8.17 TC17: E-UTRA and E-UTRA with NB-IoT in-band multi-carrier operation ............................................ 61

4.8.17.1 TC17 generation .................................................................................................................................... 61

4.8.17.2 TC17 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 61

4.8.18 TC18: GSM and E-UTRA with NB-IoT guard-band multi-carrier operation ............................................ 61

4.8.18.1 TC18 generation .................................................................................................................................... 61

4.8.18.2 TC18 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 62

4.8.19 TC19: UTRA and E-UTRA with NB-IoT guard-band multi-carrier operation .......................................... 62

4.8.19.1 TC19 generation .................................................................................................................................... 62

4.8.19.2 TC19 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 62

4.8.20 TC20: E-UTRA and E-UTRA with NB-IoT guard-band multi-carrier operation ...................................... 62

4.8.20.1 TC20 generation .................................................................................................................................... 62

4.8.20.2 TC20 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 63

4.8.21 TC21: Contiguous operation in CS16 ......................................................................................................... 63

4.8.21.1 TC21 generation .................................................................................................................................... 63

4.8.21.2 TC21 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 63

4.8.22 NTC21: Non-contiguous operation in CS16 ............................................................................................... 64

4.8.22.1 NTC21 generation ................................................................................................................................. 64

4.8.22.2 NTC21 power allocation ....................................................................................................................... 64

4.8.23 TC22: Contiguous operation in CS17 ......................................................................................................... 64

4.8.23.1 TC22 generation .................................................................................................................................... 64

4.8.23.2 TC22 power allocation .......................................................................................................................... 65

4.9 RF channels and test models ............................................................................................................................ 65

4.9.1 RF channels ................................................................................................................................................ 65

4.9.2 Test models ................................................................................................................................................. 66

4.10 BS configurations ............................................................................................................................................. 67

4.10.1 Transmit configurations .............................................................................................................................. 67

4.10.1.1 Transmission with multiple transmitter antenna connectors ................................................................. 67

4.10.2 Receive configurations ............................................................................................................................... 67

4.10.2.1 Reception with multiple receiver antenna connectors, receiver diversity ............................................. 68

4.10.3 Duplexers .................................................................................................................................................... 68

4.10.4 Power supply options .................................................................................................................................. 68

4.10.5 Ancillary RF amplifiers .............................................................................................................................. 68

4.10.6 BS with integrated Iuant BS modem .......................................................................................................... 69

4.10.7 BS using antenna arrays .............................................................................................................................. 69

4.10.7.1 Receiver tests ........................................................................................................................................ 69

4.10.7.2 Transmitter tests .................................................................................................................................... 70

4.11 Format and interpretation of tests ..................................................................................................................... 70

4.12 Requirements for BS capable of multi-band operation .................................................................................... 71

4.13 Tests for BS capable of multi-band operation with three or more bands ......................................................... 72

5 Applicability of requirements and test configurations ........................................................................... 72

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