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Radio Parameters

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• Network Identification Parameters(CGI, BSIC ) • System Control Parameters(RLT, CBA, CBQ, etc ) • Cell Selection Parameters ( C1, C2 ) • Network Functional Parameters (INTAVE, LIMITn, etc )

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Network Identification Parameters • As a global cellular mobile communication system. or even numbers each location area.cn univ.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. every station or every cell in every network in order that every cell around the globe has an sole corresponding number. . This numbering mode aims to: • Enable the MS to correctly identify the ID of the current network so that it can correctly select the network the user (or telecom operator) wants to access to in any conditions. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte. the GSM strictly numbers each GSM network in each country. ZTE University univ.com.com. Enable the MS to correctly identify the ID of the current network so that it can correctly select the network the user (or telecom operator) wants to access to in any conditions.zte.

The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. • Enable the MS to report correctly the adjacent cell information during the conversation process so that the network can hand-over the calls when necessary to ensure the continuity of the conversation. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn .com.zte.cn univ.com. ZTE University univ.Roles of Network Identification Parameters • Enable the network to be real time informed of the correct geographical location of the MS so that the network can normally connect various service requests with the MS as the terminal.zte.

ZTE University univ. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn .zte.com.com.Cell Global Identity(CGI) MCC MNC LAC CI LAI CGI The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.zte.cn univ.

Setting of CGI • MCC resource is allocated and managed by ITU. • MNC is usually allocated by the relevant telecommunication administration department of a country. • The LAC encoding mode is specified correspondingly by every country. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn univ.cn . The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. • Two or more cells in the same location area are not allowed to share the same CI. ZTE University univ.com. the location area should be as large as possible. The MCC of China is 460(decimal).com. Usually.zte.zte.

ZTE University univ.zte.zte.cn univ.cn . in a physical location. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.BSIC • In GSM system. each BS is allocated with a local color code called base station identity code (BSIC). If.com. the MS will distinguish them by the BSIC. one MS can receive the BCCH TRX of two cells at the same time and their channel numbers are the same. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com.

ZTE University univ.BSIC NCC BSIC BCC BSIC is composed of NCC(network color code) and BCC(base station color code). The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. NCC ranges from 0~7.cn . Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. BCC ranges from 0~7.cn univ.com.com.zte.zte.

NCC and BCC In the connection mode (during conversation).cn . ZTE University univ.zte. The high 3 bits (i. NCC) in the BSIC serve this purpose. so it is necessary to control the MS so as to only report the information of cells factually related to the cell concerned. The BCC is used to identify different BS using the same BCCH in the same GSM PLMN. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.e. As each measurement report sent by the MS can only contain the contents of six cells.com.com.zte. the MS must measure the signals in the adjacent cells and report the result to the network.cn univ. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.

Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. When the BSIC resources are not enough. B. D.com. the cells close to each other may take the priority to use different BSIC. ZTE University univ.zte. E and F use different BSIC.cn .zte.cn univ.BSIC Configuration Principle A B C D E F In general. it is required that Cells A.com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. C.

com. The TSC used by the common signaling channel of each cell is determined by the BCC. So one of the functions of the BSIC is to inform the MS the TSC used by the common signaling channel of the cell.zte. sent by the MS to an adjacent cell. 2. ZTE University .com.Roles of BSIC 1. As the BSIC takes part in the decoding process of the random access channel (RACH).cn univ. When MS receives the SCH. as the access channel of this cell. it is considered to have synchronized with the cell. the MS must be aware of the training sequence code (TSC) used by the common signaling channel. it can be used to prevent the BS from mis-decoding the RACH. But in order to correctly translate the information on the downlink common signaling channel. univ.zte.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.

cn univ. the BS can distinguish such cells by way of BSIC in order to avoid the wrong handover or even the handover failure. In some special cases. In the uplink measurement report. When the MS is in the connection mode (during conversation). i. ZTE University univ. it must measure the BCCH level of adjacent cells specified in adjacent cell tables broadcasting by BCCH and report the results to the BS.com.3.e.zte.zte.com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. two or more adjacent cells in a cell use the same BCCH. MS must show BSIC of this carrier it has measured to every frequency point.cn .

it will scan from the BA (Adjacent cell BCCH table) it remembered when turned off last time.zte.BA When a MS is turned on. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.zte.com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. The MS will first search carriers from this table and if none is found it will turns to find any of 30 carriers with highest levels. then try to decode BCCH carriers one by one according to their level sequences.com.cn univ. ZTE University univ.cn .

The GSM Specifications defines the path loss rule C1. ZTE University univ.cn univ. it will try to contact a public GSM PLMN. so the MS will select a proper cell and extract from the cell the control channel parameters and prerequisite system messages.For the so-called proper cell. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. The quality of radio channels is an important factor in cell selection.cn .com. This selection process is called cell selection.zte. C1>0 must be ensured.zte.Cell Selection When the MS is turned on. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com.

com.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University univ. MAX(X. RXLEV is average received level.0) where.RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN .com.zte. Y)=Y. if Y≥ X.Max(MS_TXPWR_MAX_CCH .zte. . if X≥ Y.cn univ.C1 C1 = RXLEV . MAX(X. RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN is the minimum received level the MS is allowed to access the network MS_TXPWR_MAX_CCH is the maximum power level of the control channel (when MS sending on RACH).P . P is the maximum TX power of MS. Y)=X. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.

i.Path loss Criterion • All the candidate cells for MS must meet the path loss criterion. ZTE University univ. MS will select the cell with the maximal C1 to access and will camp on this cell unless some key conditions has changed greatly.cn .zte.zte.cn univ.com.e C1>0. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.

Default value is 0 (-110dBm). Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. when a MS is to access to a network. the minimum receiving level the MS is allowed to access to (RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN).com. i.RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN In order to avoid providing unsatisfactory communication quality and avoid the unnecessary waste of radio resources if the MS accesses to the system (the communication quality after the access often cannot ensure the normal communication process) at the very low received level.cn univ.e.cn .zte. its receiving signal level must be larger than a threshold level. ZTE University univ.zte. the GSM system regulates that.

Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. ZTE University univ.cn univ.Cell Reselection The necessity to make a cell reselection • Parameters regarding to cell reselection PI C2 Cell Selection Hysteresis CRO、TO and PT CBA CBQ The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.zte.cn .com.com.zte.

zte.Definition Cell reselection is a process MS change its service cell in idle mode. This process is called cell reselection.com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. When given conditions are met. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University univ. the MS will stay in the selected cell. record 6 adjacent cells whose signal levels are the strongest and extract from them various types of system messages and control messages of each adjacent cell. and the MS will begin to measure the signal levels of the BCCH TRX of its adjacent cells.cn . When the MS selects a cell and if there are not major changes in the various conditions. the MS will move from the current cell into another one.com.zte.cn univ.

to be used to calculate C2(channel quality criterion). when PT = 31 C2=C1-CRO . The equation is as follows: C2=C1+CRO-H(PT-T)×TO. when PT=31 Where T is a timer. TO and PT) .timer starts counting.com. When a cell is recorded by MS as one of the six strongest cells. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com.C2 When PI indicates YES,the MS will get parameters (CRO. ZTE University univ. which serves as cell reselection norm. otherwise.cn . T is reset to zero. from BCCH.zte.cn univ.zte. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.

ZTE University univ.zte. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com.cn univ.com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.zte.PI • PI is used to notify the MS whether to use C2 as the cell reselect parameter and whether the parameters calculating C2 exist. • PI consists of 1 bit.cn . “1”means the MS should extract parameters from the system message broadcasting in the cell to calculate the C2 value. “0” means the MS should use parameter C1 as the standard for cell reselect (equivalent to C2=C1). and use the C2 value as the standard for cell reselect.

cn univ.zte. ZTE University univ. Note that the cell reselection caused by the parameter C2 should be originated at least at the interval of 15s so as to avoid the frequent cell reselection by MS.C2 • If the MS calculates that the C2 value of an adjacent cell (in the same location area with the current cell) surpasses the C2 value of the cell where the MS stays and maintains for 5s or longer.cn . Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. If the MS detects a cell that is not in the same location area with the current cell.com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.zte. the MS will start cell reselection and access to the adjacent cell. the MS will start the cell reselection and access to the new cell. the calculated C2 value surpasses the sum of the C2 value of the current cell and the cell selection hysteresis (CSH) parameter and if it remains for 5s or longer.com.

but reduces the access success rate of the system. the C2 values of two adjacent cells measured along their borders will fluctuate greatly. Due to the fading features of the radio channel. the MS will frequently conduct the cell reselection.CELL SELECTION HYSTERESIS When a MS reselects a cell. as the MS cannot respond to paging calls in the location updating process. As a result. then the MS must initiate a location updating process after cell reselection.cn . ZTE University univ.zte.cn univ.com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com. which will not only increase the network signaling flow and lead to low efficiency use of radio resources.zte. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. if the old cell and the target cell are in different locations.

which requires that the signal level of adjacent cell (in a different location area) be larger than the local cell signal level.com. In this case. and their difference be larger than the value specified by the cell selection hysteresis. the GSM specifications put forward a parameter called cell selection hysteresis (CSH). the MS will start the cell reselection.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University .cn univ.zte. its range is 0~14. • The cell selection hysteresis is represented in decimal numerals. its unit is dB. univ.CELL SELECTION HYSTERESIS • To minimize the influence of this issue.zte. its step length is 2dB.com. and its default value is 4. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.

there are three other factors influencing C2.CRO.zte.com. The artificial influence is to encourage the MS to take the priority in accessing to some cells or prevent it from accessing to others. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University univ.com.cn univ.zte. TEMPORARY_OFFSET (TO) and PENALTY_TIME (PT).TO and PT • The cell reselection initiated by the radio channel quality regards C2 as the standard. These methods are often used to balance the traffic in the network. • In addition to C1.cn . C2 is a parameter based on C1 plus some artificial offset parameters. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. namely: CELL_RESELECT_OFFSET (CRO).

and vice versa. ZTE University univ.zte.com. . the PT may be set 31.cn univ. Because the C2 is lowered deliberately.CRO.com. the possibility that the cell will be reselected by MS is lowered greatly.zte. it’s not expected that MS access the cells where the traffic is very heavy or the channel quality is very low. The greater the CRO.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. the less possibility that the cell will be reselected. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. In this case . making TO invalid. so C2=C1-CRO.TO and PT The adjustments of above 3 parameters are as followed: 1. In general.

it’s expected that MS stay as much as possible in cells where the system utilization are very low and the traffic load is light.zte.and vice versa. whose main role is to avoid frequent cell reselection by MS. the more possible the cells will be reselected . The greater the CRO.CRO. is generally recommended to be set at 20 seconds or 40 seconds.cn univ. it’s recommended that CRO be ranged from 0 to 20dB. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. PT.com.zte. It’s also suggested that TO is equal or a litter higher than CRO.cn .TO and PT 2. On the other hand.com. ZTE University univ. In this case. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.

e. For cells where the traffic is moderate. i.zte.com.zte.cn univ.3. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. the recommended value for CRO is zero and PT 620 seconds. no artificial impact will be imposed. thus causing C2=C1. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com.cn . ZTE University univ.

The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. Its value range is: YES: Set the CBA. Usually all the cells are allowed to be accessed by MS . then the bit can be set YES.com. The parameter CBA is to indicate whether the cell bar access is set in a cell. in special cases.zte. so the bit is set NO. there is a bit information indicating whether to allow the MS to access to it. However.com.cn univ.cn .CBA In the system message broadcasting in each cell.zte. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. NO: Do not set the CBA. The CBA bit is a parameter for the network operator to set. the telecom operator may want to assign a certain cells for handover service only. ZTE University univ. which is called cell bar access (CBA). The parameter is represented in character string.

com.cn univ. ZTE University univ.zte.Application of CBA Area A BTS B BTS A BTS C The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.cn .com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte.

Application of CBA • Suppose Area A (shaded part) in the figure is the busy area (e. ZTE University univ.cn .e. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn univ. to set up BTS A (its capacity can be smaller) to cover the whole Area A. we usually adopt the micro cellular mode to increase the access rate of the area via the limited frequency resources. We often use the double layer network concept. in order to reduce the handoff times while the MS is moving rapidly.zte. commercial area in a large city). The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.zte.com.com.g. i.

zte. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. When the MS is moving at a fast speed during a conversation.zte. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University univ.cn .com.com.Application of CBA • In general situations.cn univ. the MS works in the micro cellular (you can set the priority of the cell and proper reselect parameter to achieve this purpose). the network will force the MS to be handed over to BTS A.

zte.cn . the above situation will lead to the congestion of BTS A.zte.Application of CBA • If the MS is just near BTS A and at the edge of a micro cellular after the conversation. you can set the CBA of BTS A as 1. As the capacity of BTS A is usually smaller. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn univ. and permit only the handover service to access to the coverage of BTS A. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com. ZTE University univ.com. the MS cannot return to the micro cellular cell. As a result. that is to forbid the MS from directly accessing to BTS A. the MS will not start the cell reselect process according to the GSM specifications because the signal quality of BTS A is far better than that of the micro cellular BTS . To solve this problem.

cn univ. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. CBQ CBA Cell selection priority Cell reselection state NO NO Normal Normal NO YES Barred Barred YES NO Low Normal YES YES Low Normal The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. the telecom operator often hopes that the MS can have priority in selecting some cells. traffic and functions. This function is set by way of the parameter "Cell Bar Qualify" (CBQ). ZTE University univ.zte. that is.com.CBQ In areas where the cells overlay with each other and differ in capacity.cn . the setting of cell priority.com.zte.

cn . It must be noted that the result of this setting is that the actual coverage of Cell A and Cell B is narrowed. the traffic of Cells A and B is apparently higher than that of other adjacent cells. However. the latter may cause blind areas of the network coverage and the reduction of communication quality.cn univ.。 The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. you can set the priority of Cells A and B as low.zte.com.Example of CBQ Setting A B For some reasons.zte. this is dissimilar to reducing the transmitting power of Cell A and Cell B. To balance the traffic in the whole area. ZTE University univ.com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. and set the priority of the rest cells as normal so that the traffic in the shade area will be absorbed by adjacent cells.

cn univ. ZTE University univ.cn . The main parameters includes: •MAX RETRANS •AC •RE The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com.zte.com.Random Access Random access is the process that messages being transmitted on RACH when a MS turns from “idle” to “specialized” mode.zte.

As the RACH is an ALOHA channel. the network allows the MS to transmit multiple channel request messages before receiving the immediate assignment message. in order to enhance the MS access success rate.com.cn univ.MAX RETRANS • When starting the immediate assignment process (e.com. originating calls or responding to paging calls). ZTE University univ. the MS will transmit the "channel request" message over the RACH to the network. when MS needs location updating.zte. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.g.cn . Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte. The numbers of maximum retransmission (MAX RETRANS) are determined by the network.

• For areas (not bustling city blocks) where the cell radius is less than 3km and the traffic is moderate.zte.zte. the MAX RETRANS can be set 11(i. the MAX RETRANS is 1). ZTE University univ.MAX RETRANS The MAX RETRANS is often set in the following ways: • For areas (suburbs or rural areas) where the cell radius is more than 3km and the traffic is smaller.e. the MAX RETRANS is 2). the MAX RETRANS can be set 10(i. • For micro-cellular. the MAX RETRANS is 4). The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. it’s recommend that the MAX RETRANS be set 01(i. • For microcellular areas with very high traffic and cells with apparent congestion. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. it’s recommend that the MAX RETRANS be set 00(i.cn .com.e. the MAX RETRANS is 7).cn univ.e.com.e.

which range from 11 to 15. For this reason. For example. the telecom operator wants to bar all or part of MS from sending out the access request or paging response request in some special areas.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. . The GSM Specifications reserves 5 special access levels for some special subscribers. The access level ranges from 0 to 9 and is stored in the SIM card of the subscriber.Access Control (AC) In some special conditions.cn univ. and their access levels are also stored in the SIM cards.11 ) stipulates that each GSM subscriber (ordinary subscriber) is allocated with an access level.com. in case some areas are in emergency state or in case a GSM PLMN encounters a serious fault.zte. ZTE University univ.zte.com. These levels usually have higher access priority. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. Special subscribers can have one or more access levels (11~15). GSM Specification ( 02.

gas).zte.com.cn univ. ZTE University univ. • C13: public utilities (e.AC The access levels are distributed as follows: • C 0~C9: ordinary subscribers. • C12: used by the security department. • C11: used for PLMN management. • C14: emergency service.cn . water. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. • C15: PLMN staff.com.g. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte.

For example.com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com. the congestion will occur in busy hours. univ.cn univ. The network operator can set proper access control parameters (C0~C15)to control the traffic of some cells. • In some cells with very high traffic.zte.Setting of AC • In the BS installation and commissioning process or in the process of maintaining or testing some cells. the operator can set C0~C9 as 0 to forcedly forbid the access of ordinary subscribers so as to reduce the unnecessary effects on the installation or maintenance work. the AGCH is overloaded and the Abis interface flow is overloaded.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University .zte. the RACH conflict happens frequently.

the call reestablishment process will occupy a longer period of time. the mean drop call rate will be reduced. If the call reestablishment is allowed. as a result.cn . “1”=No.com. but the network is entitled to determine whether the call reestablishment is allowed or not.zte.com. “0”=Yes. We recommend that the call reestablishment be not allowed in the network except for some individual cells. the drop call may occur when the MS goes through a blind area during the conversation.zte. the MS can start the call reestablishment process to resume the conversation. However.cn univ. In some special circumstances. the call reestablishment failed to achieve its purpose and wasted many radio resources. most of the subscribers have hung up before the reestablishment process is over. • The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.Reestablishment Enable • For the drop calls caused by the radio link fault due to the burst interference or blind areas owing to the high rise buildings. ZTE University univ.

LIMITn According to GSM Specification 05. The parameter "Interference band border(LIMITn)” determines the borders of the 5 interference bands.e.com.08. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. the socalled interference bands) is set by the operator through the man-machine interface.cn .cn univ. Moreover. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte. ZTE University univ. the BTS should analyze its measured results.com. The division of the 5 interference grades (i. divide the interference levels into 5 grades and report them to the BSC.zte. the BTS must measure the interference levels of the upward links of all the free channels for the purpose of providing basis for managing and allocating radio resources.

ZTE University . In the ordinary situations.zte.cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. the free channel interference level is smaller. univ.Setting of LIMITn 0 <-110dBm 1 -110dBm - -109dBm 2 -109dBm - -108dBm … … 61 -50dBm - -49dBm 62 -49dBm - -48dBm Default: LIMIT1:4 LIMIT2:8 LIMIT3:15 LIMIT4:25 The division of the interference bands should be favorable in describing the interference in the system. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. you can properly increase the LIMIT1~4 values in order to know the exact interference. Generally the default values are recommended.com. When apparently large interference appears in the system.com.zte.cn univ. so the LIMIT1 ~ 4 value should be smaller.

When receiving the location updating or IMSI attach process. The corresponding IMSI attach process is that the MS notifies the network that it has been in the working state .com. otherwise the MS will start the location updating process (instead of the IMSI attach process). it will detect whether the current LAI is the same as the LAI finally recorded in the MS. the MS will start the IMSI attach process.zte. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.cn univ. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. When receiving the notification from the MS. so the connection request ending the subscriber as the called party will be rejected. ZTE University univ. the network will indicate the IMSI subscriber to be in the non-working state.IMSI Attach/Detach(ATT) The IMSI detach process is that: the MS notifies the network that it is moving from the working state to the non-working state. When the MS re-enters the working state. the network will indicate the IMSI subscriber being in the working state. or the SIM card is reinserted into the MS.cn .com.zte. or the process of the SIM card being taken from the MS. If they are the same.

and the network will record the fact that the MS is in the non-working state and reject all the connection requests when using MS as the called. thus saving the processing time of the network entities and saving lots of network resources.cn . The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. ZTE University univ. In this case. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte. Please note that the ATT in different cells but in the same location area should be set the same. When the MS restarts and is in the same location area (so the location update process is not started) as when it shuts down but is in a different cell and the ATT of the cells is set as NO. the MS cannot become the called party until it starts the location updating process.cn univ.com.IMSI Attach/Detach (ATT) An ATT mark should be set as YES so that the network will no longer process the connection process using the MS as the called after the MS shuts down.com. Because the shutdown of the MS in cells where the ATT is YES will start the IMSI detach process.zte. so the MS will not start the IMSI attach process. either.

CCCH_CONF

The CCCH can be one or more physical channels. The CCCH and SDCCH can share the same physical channel. The combination mode of the common control channel in a cell is determined by the CCCH_CONF.
CCCH_CONF Coding Meanings CCCH message blocks in one BCCH 000CCCH use one basic physical channel, not shared with SDCCH 9 001CCCH use one basic physical channel, shares with SDCCH 3 010CCCH use two basic physical channels, not shared with SDCCH 18 100CCCH use three basic physical channels, not shared with SDCCH 27 110CCCH use 4 basic physical channels, not shared with SDCCH 36 Others Reserved

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Setting and Impact of CCCH_CONF The CCCH_CONF is determined by the telecom operation department according to the traffic model of a cell. It is often decided in the system design period. According to the ordinary experience, if a cell has 1 or 2 TRX, we recommend that the CCCH uses one basic physical channel and shares it with the SDCCH; if a cell has 3 or 4 TRX, we recommend that the CCCH uses one basic physical channel but does not share it with the SDCCH.

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AGBLK Since the CCCH consists of the access grant channel (AGCH) and paging channel (PCH), it is necessary to set how many blocks of the CCCH information blocks are reserved and dedicated to the AGCH. To let the MS know about the configuration information, the system message of every cell contains a configuration parameter, that is, the access grant reserve blocks (AGBLK). AGBLK is represented in decimal numerals, and its value range is: • CCCH is not combined with SDCCH: 0~7. • CCCH is combined with SDCCH: 0~2.
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com. try to reduce the parameter as much as possible to shorten the time when the MS responds to the paging and improve the quality of service of the system. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. 2 or 3 (when the CCCH is not combined with the SDCCH).cn .cn univ. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com.zte.zte. ZTE University univ. The recommended value of AGBLK is usually 1 (when the CCCH is combined with the SDCCH).Setting and Impact of AGBLK The AGBLK setting principle is: given that the AGCH is not overloaded.

zte. . every mobile subscriber belongs to a paging group.zte. the MS only "receives“ the contents in the paging subchannel to which it belongs but ignores the contents in other paging subchannels. or even turn off the power supply of some hardware equipment of the MS for other paging subchannels to save the MS power overhead (i. This parameter in fact determines how many paging subchannels are to be divided from the paging channels of a cell. every paging group corresponds to a paging subchannel. In an actual network. The BS-PA-MFRMS refers to how many multi-frames are used as a cycle of a paging subchannel. In every cell.com.cn univ. then calculates the location of the paging subchannel belonging to the paging group.e. ZTE University univ. DRX source).cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. the MS calculates the paging group to which it belongs by basing on its own IMSI.com.BS-PA-MFRMS According to the GSM specifications. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.

Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.com.cn univ.BS-PA-MFRMS is represented in decimal numerals and its value range is 2~9.com.zte. its default value is 2 BS-PA-MFRMS Multiframes of the same paging group that cycle on the paging channel 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ZTE University 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 univ. its unit is multiframe (51 frames).cn The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. .zte.

In areas where traffic is far beyond the system capacity.). we recommend that you set T3212 as 0. the other one is that the network requires the MS to periodically update its location.com. ZTE University univ. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. The frequency of periodic location update is controlled via the network and the period length is determined by the parameter T3212. you should select the larger T3212(e. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. 16 hours.g.zte. 20 hours or even 25 hours). in areas with larger traffic and signaling flow.Periodic Updating Timer (T3212) The reasons for the location update in the GSM system are of two types: one is that the MS finds its location area changed (with a different LAC). you can set the smallerT3212 (3 hours or 6 hours.zte.cn univ.com. etc. In general.cn . but in areas with smaller traffic and lower signaling flow.

com. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com. the MS will report the measured signals of the adjacent cells to the BS. let the MS only report the information of the cells that may become the hand-over target cells.cn univ. ZTE University univ.zte.NCCPERM In the connection mode (during the conversation). but each report may contain at most 6 adjacent cells.zte. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. Therefore. The NCCPERM lists the NCCs of cells to be measured by the MS. do not let the MS report the information merely according to the signal level without selection (usually do not let the MS report other GSMPLMN cells).cn . The above functions can be fulfilled by limiting the MS to merely measure the cells whose NCC have been specified.

ZTE University univ. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.NCCPERM • In general.com. The NCCPERM of each cell in the area should contain the NCC of the area.zte.zte. otherwise a large number of cross-cell drop calls will occur and the cell reselection will fail.com. the border cells of an area should contain the NCC of its adjacent areas. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. To ensure the normal roaming between different areas.cn . each area is allocated with one (or several) NCC.cn univ.

RLT • During the MS conversation-. In this case. the MS will either start the call re-connection or forcedly disconnect the link. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.e.zte.cn univ. the MS will report the downward radio link fault. When S is counted to 0. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.cn .zte.com. the so-called radio link fault). As the forced disconnection actually means a "drop call" process. when the downward voice (or data) quality is degraded to be unacceptable and cannot be improved through the RF power control or handover (i. it is provided in the GSM specifications that the MS needs a counter S to assign an initial value--"downward radio link timeout"--. the MS will regard it as a downward radio link fault when the communication quality is unacceptable (usually the user has to hang up). ZTE University univ.com.

The parameter "multiband indication (MBCR)" is used to notify the MS that it should report the multiband adjacent cell contents.cn . The value is 0-3 The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. When multiple bands form a network.zte.MBCR In the single band GSM system.zte.com. when the MS reports the adjacent cell measurement result to the network. wants the MS to access to a frequency band with priority during the handover. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. so the operator hopes that the MS will report the measurement result on the basis of not only signal strength but signal band as well. the telecom operator often. according to the actual situation of the network. it only needs to report the contents of the 6 adjacent cells with the strongest signals in a band. ZTE University univ.cn univ.com.

the MS reports the measurement results of 6 adjacent cells whose signals are the strongest. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.MBCR • 0: Based on the signal strength of adjacent cells. ZTE University univ.zte. The default value is “0” The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com.cn univ.cn .zte.com. whose NCC are known and allowed no matter in which band the adjacent cells lie.

Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. whose signal is the strongest and whose NCC is already known and allowed.cn . ZTE University univ. It should also report in the rest position the adjacent cells in the band used by the current service area.com.com. If there are still rest positions.MBCR 1: The MS should report the measurement result of an adjacent cell in each band (not including the band used by the current service area) in the adjacent table.cn univ.zte. it will report the information of the rest adjacent cells no matter in which band these adjacent cells lie.zte.

It should also report in the rest position the adjacent cells in the band used by the current service area.MBCR 2: The MS should report the measurement results of two adjacent cells in each band (not including the band used by the current service area) in the adjacent table. ZTE University univ.cn univ.zte. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation. If there are still rest positions. it will report the information of the rest adjacent cells no matter in which band these adjacent cells lie.com. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn .com. whose signals are the strongest and whose NCC are already known and allowed.zte.

cn univ. The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.com. ZTE University univ. whose signals are the strongest and whose NCC are already known and allowed.com.cn .MBCR 3: The MS should report the measurement results of three adjacent cells in each band (not including the band used by the current service area) in the adjacent table.zte. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.zte.

ZTE University univ.com.zte. Any kind of disclosing without permission is prohibited.cn .The information contained in the file is solely property of ZTE corporation.cn univ.zte.com.

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