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How to align Dual Polarization antennas with XPIC and SD configuration

Picture-1 Dual Polarization antenna with XPIC and SD Configuration

Step-1, Align the Local site main antenna towards remote site main antenna 1.1 Fix the feeder boo of the antenna horizontall! and strictl!. 1." Connect the #th and $th IFX cable fro %in& to %out& on the sa e IFX card. 1.' ( )olarization align ent* turn on the #th slot IFX +,ain- (.- turn off the $th- /th and 0th slot IFX- this setting should a))l! on local site and the re ote site1 and then align the antenna and get the re2uired 3S4 of %(& )olarization as )er design. 1.5 H )olarization align ent* turn on the $th slot IFX+(.- turn off the #th - /th and 0th slot IFX- this setting should a))l! on local site and the re ote site1 the 3S4 of the %H& )olarization should be auto aticall! o6- and ax )ossible it should be 'db difference to the %(& )olarization as )er ex)erience. 1.# H7( )olarization Co bination* connect the IFX cable fro %in& to %out& between #th and $th Slot IFX- and turn on the both #th and $th IFX- in this wa! Main to Main align ent will be co )leted.

Step-2, Align the Local site main antenna towards remote site diversity antenna ".1 Connect the #th and $th IFX cable fro %in& to %out& on the sa e IFX card at local site- and connect the /th and 0th IFX cable fro %in& to %out& on the sa e IFX card at the re ote site. "." ( )olarization align ent 4ocal site* turn on the #th slot IFX +,ain- (.- turn off the $th- /th and 0th slot IFX-

3e ote site* turn on the /th slot IFX +Standb!- (.- turn off the #th- $th and 0th slot IFX. 8hen align the antenna and get the re2uired 3S4 of %(& )olarization as )er design. ".' H )olarization align ent* 4ocal site* turn on the $th slot IFX +,ain- H.- turn off the #th- /th and 0th slot IFX3e ote site* turn on the 0th slot IFX +Standb!- H.- turn off the #th- $th and /th slot IFX. 8he 3S4 of the %H& )olarization should be auto aticall! o6- and ax )ossible it should be'db difference to the %(& )olarization as )er ex)erience. ".5 H7( )olarization Co bination* 4ocal site* connect the IFX cable fro %in& to %out& between #th and $th Slot IFX)ower on. 3e ote site* connect the IFX cable fro %in& to %out& between /th and 0th Slot IFX)ower on. In this wa! Main to Standby align ent will be co )leted. Step-3, Align the Local site diversity antenna towards remote site main antenna '.1 Connect the /th and 0th IFX cable fro %in& to %out& on the sa e IFX card at local site- and connect the #th and $th IFX cable fro %in& to %out& on the sa e IFX card at the re ote site. '." ( )olarization align ent 4ocal site* turn on the /th slot IFX +Standb!- (.- turn off the #th- $th and 0th slot IFX3e ote site* turn on the #th slot IFX +,ain- (.- turn off the $th- /th and 0th slot IFX. 8hen align the antenna and get the re2uired 3S4 of %(& )olarization as )er design. '.' H )olarization align ent* 4ocal site* turn on the 0th slot IFX +Standb!- H.- turn off the #th- $th and /th slot IFX3e ote site* turn on the $th slot IFX +,ain- H.- turn off the #th- /th and 0th slot IFX. 8he 3S4 of the %H& )olarization should be auto aticall! o6- and ax )ossible it should be 'db difference to the %(& )olarization as )er ex)erience. ".5 H7( )olarization Co bination* 4ocal site* connect the IFX cable fro %in& to %out& between /th and 0th Slot IFX)ower on. 3e ote site* connect the IFX cable fro %in& to %out& between #th and $th Slot IFX)ower on. In this wa! Standby to Main align ent will be co )leted.

XPIC*Cross-)olarization interference cancellation SD* S)ace di9ersit! H* Horizontal (* (ertical