Fixed Radio Systems - Characteristics and requirements for point-to-point equipment and antennas - Part 4-2: Harmonized EN covering essential requirements of Article 3.2 of R&TTE Directive for antennas

The present document is intended to cover the provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE Directive) [1] regarding article 3.2, which states that "[…] radio equipment shall be so constructed that it effectively uses the spectrum allocated to terrestrial/space radio communications and orbital resources so as to avoid harmful interference". The present document is applicable only to antenna types that are intended for use with the systems falling within the scope of documents EN 302 217-2-2 (see bibliography) and EN 302 217-3 (see bibliography). Those documents introduces requirements, for systems (equipment and antennas) that were formerly covered by EN 301 751 (see bibliography) and that are technically equivalent or less stringent requirements. Therefore, from a strictly technical point of view, it is expected that antennas, covered in the present document and already conforming to the previous EN 301 751 (see bibliography) or previous versions of the present harmonized standard, would not need a new test report for re-assessment of essential requirements according this new EN 302 217 series (see notes); however, legal implications with respect to the declaration of conformity have not been considered, not being in the scope of the present document.

Fiksni radijski sistemi - Karakteristike in zahteve za opremo in antene tipa točka-točka - 4-2. del: Harmonizirani EN, ki zajema bistvene zahteve člena 3.2 direktive R&TTE za antene

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Fixed Radio Systems - Characteristics and requirements for point-to-point equipment

and antennas - Part 4-2: Harmonized EN covering essential requirements of Article 3.2

of R&TTE Directive for antennas
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 302 217-4-2 Version 1.3.1
ICS:
33.060.30 Radiorelejni in fiksni satelitski Radio relay and fixed satellite
komunikacijski sistemi communications systems
33.120.40 Antene Aerials
SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008
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SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008
ETSI EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1 (2007-10)
Harmonized European Standard (Telecommunications series)
Fixed Radio Systems;
Characteristics and requirements
for point-to-point equipment and antennas;
Part 4-2: Harmonized EN covering essential requirements
of Article 3.2 of R&TTE Directive for antennas
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SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008
2 ETSI EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1 (2007-10)
Reference
REN/TM-04167-4-2
Keywords
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radio, regulation, transmission
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SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008
3 ETSI EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1 (2007-10)
Contents

Intellectual Property Rights................................................................................................................................4

Foreword.............................................................................................................................................................4

Introduction ........................................................................................................................................................5

1 Scope........................................................................................................................................................6

2 References................................................................................................................................................7

3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations ...................................................................................................7

3.1 Definitions..........................................................................................................................................................7

3.2 Symbols..............................................................................................................................................................7

3.3 Abbreviations.....................................................................................................................................................7

4 Technical requirements specifications .....................................................................................................7

4.1 Environmental profile.........................................................................................................................................8

4.2 Radiation Pattern Envelope (RPE) .....................................................................................................................8

4.2.1 Frequency range 0: 1 GHz to 3 GHz ............................................................................................................9

4.2.2 Frequency range 1: 3 GHz to 14 GHz ........................................................................................................13

4.2.3 Frequency range 2: 14 GHz to 20 GHz.......................................................................................................15

4.2.4 Frequency range 3: 20 GHz to 24 GHz.......................................................................................................17

4.2.5 Frequency range 4: 24 GHz to 30 GHz.......................................................................................................19

4.2.6 Frequency range 5: 30 GHz to 47 GHz.......................................................................................................21

4.2.7 Frequency range 6: 47 GHz to 66 GHz.......................................................................................................24

4.2.8 Frequency range 7: 71 GHz to 86 GHz.......................................................................................................26

4.3 Cross-Polar Discrimination (XPD)...................................................................................................................27

4.3.1 Frequency range 1 GHz to 3 GHz...............................................................................................................27

4.3.2 Frequency range 3 GHz to 66 GHz.............................................................................................................28

4.4 Antenna gain....................................................................................................................................................29

5 Testing for compliance with technical requirements..............................................................................29

5.1 Environmental conditions for testing ...............................................................................................................29

5.2 Wide radio-frequency band covering antennas specification and tests ............................................................30

5.3 Essential antenna test suites..............................................................................................................................30

Annex A (normative): HS Requirements and conformance Test specifications Table (HS-

RTT)................................................................................................................31

Annex B (informative): The EN title in the official languages ...........................................................33

Annex C (informative): Bibliography...................................................................................................35

History ..............................................................................................................................................................36

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4 ETSI EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1 (2007-10)
Intellectual Property Rights

IPRs essential or potentially essential to the present document may have been declared to ETSI. The information

pertaining to these essential IPRs, if any, is publicly available for ETSI members and non-members, and can be found

in ETSI SR 000 314: "Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs); Essential, or potentially Essential, IPRs notified to ETSI in

respect of ETSI standards", which is available from the ETSI Secretariat. Latest updates are available on the ETSI Web

server (http://webapp.etsi.org/IPR/home.asp).

Pursuant to the ETSI IPR Policy, no investigation, including IPR searches, has been carried out by ETSI. No guarantee

can be given as to the existence of other IPRs not referenced in ETSI SR 000 314 (or the updates on the ETSI Web

server) which are, or may be, or may become, essential to the present document.
Foreword

This Harmonized European Standard (Telecommunications series) has been produced by ETSI Technical Committee

Transmission and Multiplexing (TM).

The present document has been produced by ETSI in response to a mandate from the European Commission issued

under Council Directive 98/34/EC (as amended) laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of

technical standards and regulations.

The present document is intended to become a Harmonized Standard, the reference of which will be published in the

Official Journal of the European Communities referencing the Directive 1999/5/EC [1] of the European Parliament and

of the Council of 9 March 1999 on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual

recognition of their conformity ("the R&TTE Directive").
Technical Specifications relevant to Directive 1999/5/EC are given in annex A.

The present document is part 4-2 of a multi-part deliverable covering the Fixed Radio Systems; Characteristics and

requirements for point-to-point equipment and antennas, as identified below:
Part 1: "Overview and system-independent common characteristics";

Part 2-1: "System-dependent requirements for digital systems operating in frequency bands where frequency

co-ordination is applied";

Part 2-2: "Harmonized EN covering essential requirements of Article 3.2 of R&TTE Directive for digital

systems operating in frequency bands where frequency co-ordination is applied";

Part 3: "Harmonized EN covering essential requirements of Article 3.2 of R&TTE Directive for equipment

operating in frequency bands where no frequency co-ordination is applied";
Part 4-1: "System-dependent requirements for antennas";

Part 4-2: "Harmonized EN covering essential requirements of Article 3.2 of R&TTE Directive for

antennas".
National transposition dates
Date of adoption of this EN: 5 October 2007
Date of latest announcement of this EN (doa): 31 January 2008
Date of latest publication of new National Standard
or endorsement of this EN (dop/e): 31 July 2008
Date of withdrawal of any conflicting National Standard (dow): 31 July 2009
ETSI
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Introduction

The present document is part of a set of standards developed by ETSI and is designed to fit in a modular structure to

cover all radio and telecommunications terminal equipment within the scope of the R&TTE Directive [1]. The modular

structure is described in EG 201 399 (see bibliography) and shown in figure 1.
3.3f
Emergency*
3.3e
Fraud*
3.3d
3.3c
Privacy*
No harm to the network*
3.3b
* If needed
Scoped by
equipment
Inter-working via the network*
3.3a
class or type
Use of spectrum
3.2
New radio harmonized standa rds
Scoped by frequency and/or equipment type
Radio Product EMC
EN 301 489 multipart EMC standard
3.1b
EMC
Generic and product standards also notified under EMC Directive
Standards covering Human Exposure to Electromagnetic
Fields relating to individual products
New standards for acoustic safety
3.1a
Safety
Standards also notified under LV Directive
Non radio Radio (RE)
TTE Non TTE
Legend:
Scope of the present document: Any Point-to-point
FDRS
and antennas in all frequency bands

Figure 1: Modular structure for the various standards used under the R&TTE Directive

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1 Scope

The present document is intended to cover the provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE Directive) [1] regarding

article 3.2, which states that "[…] radio equipment shall be so constructed that it effectively uses the spectrum allocated

to terrestrial/space radio communications and orbital resources so as to avoid harmful interference".

The present document is applicable only to antenna types that are intended for use with the systems falling within the

scope of documents EN 302 217-2-2 (see bibliography) and EN 302 217-3 (see bibliography).

Those documents introduces requirements, for systems (equipment and antennas) that were formerly covered by

EN 301 751 (see bibliography) and that are technically equivalent or less stringent requirements. Therefore, from a

strictly technical point of view, it is expected that antennas, covered in the present document and already conforming to

the previous EN 301 751 (see bibliography) or previous versions of the present harmonized standard, would not need a

new test report for re-assessment of essential requirements according this new EN 302 217 series (see notes); however,

legal implications with respect to the declaration of conformity have not been considered, not being in the scope of the

present document.

NOTE 1: Few antenna types of the lower classes, covered by EN 301 751, have not been carried over since the first

version of the present document because no longer considered appropriate, from the system point of view,

with the increasing demand of spectrum in ETSI Countries, and therefore no more suitable for essential

requirements under article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive [1] within the European Union. Nevertheless,

recognizing that ETSI ENs have worldwide relevance, they are still found into EN 302 217-4-1

(see bibliography).

In addition to the present document, other ENs that specify technical requirements in respect of essential requirements

under other parts of article 3 of the R&TTE Directive will apply to equipment within the scope of the present document.

NOTE 2: A list of such ENs is included on the web site http://www.newapproach.org.

In order to technically cover different market and network requirements, with an appropriate balance of performance to

cost and effective and appropriate use of the radio spectrum, the present document, together with

EN 302 217-2-2 (see bibliography), offers a number of system types and antennas alternatives, for selection by

administrations, operators and manufacturers dependent on the desired use of the radio spectrum and network/market

requirements; those options include:

• channel separation alternatives (as provided by the relevant CEPT Recommendation);

• spectral efficiency class alternatives (different complexity of modulation formats provided in radio equipment

standards);

• antenna directivity class alternatives (for different network density requirement).

The present document is considered applicable to fixed radio systems products with integral antennas, for which all the

technical requirements included in the present document, in EN 302 217-2-2 (see bibliography) and in EN 302 217-3

(see bibliography) apply; the present document applies, as well, to separate antenna products, to which only the relevant

technical requirements apply. For more background information on the equipment and antenna parameters relevant to

Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive see EG 201 399 (see bibliography) and TR 101 506 (see bibliography).

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2 References

The following documents contain provisions which, through reference in this text, constitute provisions of the present

document.

• References are either specific (identified by date of publication and/or edition number or version number) or

non-specific.
• For a specific reference, subsequent revisions do not apply.
• For a non-specific reference, the latest version applies.

Referenced documents which are not found to be publicly available in the expected location might be found at

http://docbox.etsi.org/Reference.

NOTE: While any hyperlinks included in this clause were valid at the time of publication ETSI cannot guarantee

their long term validity.

[1] Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 1999 on radio

equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their

conformity (R&TTE Directive).
[2] ETSI EN 301 126-3-1 (V1.1.2): "Fixed Radio Systems; Conformance testing;

Part 3-1: Point-to-Point antennas; Definitions, general requirements and test procedures".

[3] ETSI EN 302 217-1 (V1.2.1): "Fixed Radio Systems; Characteristics and requirements for

point-to-point equipment and antennas; Part 1: Overview and system-independent common

characteristics".
3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations
3.1 Definitions

For the purposes of the present document, the terms and definitions given in EN 302 217-1 [3] apply.

3.2 Symbols

For the purposes of the present document, the symbols given in EN 302 217-1 [3] apply.

3.3 Abbreviations

For the purposes of the present document, the abbreviations given in EN 302 217-1 [3] apply.

4 Technical requirements specifications

In the following clauses, electrical characteristics are given as function of specific classification of the antennas

according to the principles referred to in EN 302 217-4-1 (see bibliography).

The antenna supplier shall state, for each antenna type, the frequency band of operation and antenna gain at least at the

frequency band edges and at mid-band. An antenna, which employs a radome, shall meet the requirements of the

present document with the radome in place. The antenna system shall radiate a linear (single or dual) polarized wave. In

bands where frequency co-ordination is applied, single polarized antennas shall meet cross-polar RPE and XPD

requirements also.
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NOTE: In bands where frequency co-ordination is not applied, cross-polar RPE and XPD are not considered as

essential requirements for R&TTE Directive [1] conformance, even if the antenna is actually dual

polarized. Values given in the present document should be considered for reference purposes only. For

definition of co-ordination in frequency bands, refer to definitions in EN 302 217-1 [3].

4.1 Environmental profile

The required environmental profile for operation of the antenna or the equipment-antenna assembly (in case of systems

with integral antenna) shall be declared by the supplier. The antenna shall comply with all the technical requirements of

the present document at all times when operating within the boundary limits of the declared operational environmental

profile. For testing the compliance to technical requirements refer also to EN 301 126-3-1 [2] and clause 5 in the present

document.
4.2 Radiation Pattern Envelope (RPE)

The present document defines only RPE which characteristics are considered suitable, within the European Community,

and relevant to essential requirements under article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive [1]; however, it is recognized that ETSI

ENs have worldwide relevance and therefore, in other countries, there might be applications and low density radio

networks that justify a different trade-off in terms of performance, size and cost. Therefore in EN 302 217-4-1

(see bibliography) other Class 1 antenna RPE are standardized for such purpose.

Not all classes of antennas defined in EN 302 217-4-1 (see bibliography) are presently represented by specific RPEs in

the present document; missing RPEs are intended for future inclusion whenever the market might possibly require them.

Table 1 provides for each frequency range an overview of the currently standardized antenna classes.

Table 1: Summary of RPE classes represented in the present document
Frequency range Antenna Radiation Pattern
(GHz) Envelope (RPE) class
1 to 3 1A, 1B, 1C, 2, 3
3 to 14 2, 3, 4
14 to 20 2, 3, 4
20 to 24 2, 3, 4
24 to 30 2, 3, 4
30 to 47 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, 4
47 to 66 2, 3A, 3B
71 to 86 No class defined
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4.2.1 Frequency range 0: 1 GHz to 3 GHz

The choice of antenna depends on the application planned for this band, requirements of the operators and the

responsible administration. Figures 2 to 7 give the RPEs for antenna classes 1, 2 and 3.

Co-polar Pattern
Gain, dBi
Cross-polar pattern
-10
-20
-30
-40
30 50
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
ANGLE OF AZIMUTH RELATIVE TO MAIN BEAM (degrees)
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
20 16 20 0
50 6 30 0
100 6 50 -6
140 -5 180 -6
180 -5
Figure 2: Class 1A antenna RPE (1 GHz to 3 GHz)
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Co-polar Pattern
Gain, dBi
Cross-polar pattern
-10
-20
-30
-40
15 30 50
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
ANGLE OF AZIMUTH RELATIVE TO MAIN BEAM (degrees)
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
15 20 20 0
40 6 30 0
100 6 50 -6
140 -5 180 -6
180 -5
Figure 3: Class 1B antenna RPE (1 GHz to 3 GHz)
30
Co-polar pattern
Gain, dBi 0
-10
Cross-polar pattern
-20
-30
-40
110
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
ANGLE OF AZIMUTH RELATIVE TO MAIN BEAM (degrees)
Azimuth angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Azimuth angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
20 12 20 0
40 4 30 0
110 -7 100 -10
180 -7 180 -10
Figure 4: Class 1C antenna RPE (1 GHz to 3 GHz, azimuth plane)
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Gain, dBi
0 1020 3040 50 6070 80 90
ANGLE OF ELEVATION RELATIVE TO MAIN BEAM (degrees)
Elevation angle (°) dBi
20 15
60 1
90 -4
Figure 5: Class 1C antennas RPE (1 GHz to 3 GHz, elevation plane)
Co-polar pattern
Gain, dBi 0
Cross-polar pattern
-10
-12
-15
-20
-30
-40
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
ANGLE OF AZIMUTH RELATIVE TO MAIN BEAM (degrees)
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
20 12 20 0
40 4 30 0
90 4 100 -15
120 -12 180 -15
180 -12
Figure 6: Class 2 antenna RPE (1 GHz to 3 GHz)
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Co-polar Pattern
Gain, dBi
-10
Cross-polar pattern
-18
-20
-30
-40
30 110
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
ANGLE OF AZIMUTH RELATIVE TO MAIN BEAM (degrees)
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
10 18 20 0
30 3 30 0
80 2 100 -20
110 -18 180 -20
180 -18
Figure 7: Class 3 antenna RPE (1 GHz to 3 GHz)
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4.2.2 Frequency range 1: 3 GHz to 14 GHz

The choice of antenna depends on the application planned for this band, requirements of the operators and the

responsible administration. Figures 8 to 10 give the RPEs for antenna classes 2, 3 and 4.

-10
-20
-30
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
‑ ‑
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
5 26 5 10
10 20 10 5
20 12 15 5
50 5 30 -3
65 2 70 -3
80 2 100 -20
105 -20 180 -20
180 -20
Figure 8: Class 2 antennas RPE (3 GHz to 14 GHz)
ETSI
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30 30
20 20
-10
-10
-20
-20
-30
-30
-40
-40
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
‑ ‑
‑ ‑
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
5 20 5 5
5 16 5 5
20 8 10 0
10 5 10 0
70 -5 13 -5
20 -7 13 -5
100 -25 20 -5
50 -18 20 -15
180 -25 40 -6
70 -20 30 -20
50 -10
85 -24 40 -24
75 -15
105 -30 45 -24
95 -25
180 -30 70 -25
180 -25
85 -25
105 -33
Figure 9: Class 3 antennas RPE (3 GHz to 14 GHz)
180 -33
Figure 10: Class 4 antennas RPE (3 GHz to 14 GHz)
ETSI
Gain (dBi)
Gain (dBi)
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4.2.3 Frequency range 2: 14 GHz to 20 GHz

The choice of antenna depends on the application planned for this band, requirements of the operators and the

responsible administration. Figures 11 to 13 give the RPEs for antenna classes 2 to 4.

-10
-20
-30
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
‑ ‑
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
5 25 5 10
15 13 7 7
20 10 15 2
70 0 20 2
80 -8 25 -1
100 -18 45 -1
160 -20 70 -10
180 -20 90 -20
180 -20
Figure 11: Class 2 antennas RPE (14 GHz to 20 GHz)
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-10
-20
-30
-40
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
‑ ‑
Angle Co-polar Angle Cross-polar
(°) (dBi) (°) (dBi)
5 18 5 5
10 9 10 1
25 2 30 -13
60 -4 50 -15
95 -27 85 -25
180 -27 95 -31
180 -31
Figure 12: Class 3 antennas RPE (14 GHz to 20 GHz)
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-10
-20
-30
-40
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
‑ ‑
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
5 18 5 -3
10 9 13 -7
20 -4 20 -15
40 -13 30 -20
80 -25 65 -22
100 -30 95 -31
180 -30 180 -31
Figure 13: Class 4 antennas RPE (14 GHz to 20 GHz)
4.2.4 Frequency range 3: 20 GHz to 24 GHz

The choice of antenna depends on the application planned for this band, requirements of the operators and the

responsible administration. Figures 14 to 16 give the RPEs for antenna classes 2 to 4.

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30 30
20 20
10 10
0 0
-10 -10
-20 -20
-30 -30
-40 -40
0 20406080 100 120 140 160 180 0 20406080 100 120 140 160 180

Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees) Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)

Co-polar (dBi) Cross-polar (dBi) Co-polar (dBi) Cross-polar (dBi)

Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)

5 20 5 -5 5 20 5 -5
10 12 20 -5 10 12 10 -5
20 10 35 -7 20 7 15 -8
50 2 100 -25 40 3 35 -8
70 0 180 -25 50 0 100 -30
100 -20 100 -23 180 -30
180 -20 180 -23

Figure 14: Class 2 antennas RPE (20 GHz to 24 GHz) Figure 15: Class 3 antennas RPE (20 GHz to 24 GHz)

ETSI
Gain (dBi)
Gain (dBi)
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SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008
19 ETSI EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1 (2007-10)
-10
-20
-30
-40
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)
Co-polar (dBi) Cross-polar (dBi)
Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)
5 18 5 -5
10 9 13 -7
20 -4 20 -15
40 -13 30 -20
80 -25 65 -22
100 -30 95 -31
180 -30 180 -31
Figure 16: Class 4 antennas RPE (20 GHz to 24 GHz)
4.2.5 Frequency range 4: 24 GHz to 30 GHz

The choice of antenna depends on the application planned for this band, requirements of the operators and the

responsible administration. Figures 17 to 19 give the RPEs for antenna classes 2 to 4.

ETSI
Gain (dBi)
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SIST EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1:2008
20 ETSI EN 302 217-4-2 V1.3.1 (2007-10)
30 30
20 20
10 10
0 0
-10 -10
-20 -20
-30 -30
0 20406080 100 120 140 160 180 0 20406080 100 120 140 160 180

Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees) Angle of azimuth relative to main beam axis (degrees)

Co-polar (dBi) Cross-polar (dBi) Co polar (dBi) Cross polar (dBi)
‑ ‑

Angle (°) Co-polar Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Co-polar (dBi) Angle (°) Cross-polar (dBi)

(dBi)
5 20 5 -3
5 23 5 2
...

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