Hardware Structure of the BTS3900 (-48 V

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The BTS3900 cabinet that uses -48 V DC power contains the WRFU, MRFU, FAN unit, BBU, and DCDU. In addition, 2 U space is available in the cabinet for installing the user equipment. The BTS3900 cabinet (-48 V) supports the 3RFU typical configuration and the 6RFU full configuration, as shown in Figure 1 and Figure 2 respectively. The SLPU is optional. Figure 1 BTS3900 cabinet (-48 V) in typical configuration

Figure 2 BTS3900 cabinet (-48 V) in full configuration

BBU3900 Equipment
This describes the BBU3900 equipment. It is a baseband unit that implements communication between the NodeB and the RNC. The BBU3900 has the following functions: • Providing ports for data communication between the NodeB and the RNC

one of which facilitates NodeB upgraded when a USB disk is inserted during software installation and data configuration • Providing OM channels between the BBU and the LMT or the M2000 to operate and maintain the BBU • • • Processing uplink and downlink baseband signals Managing the entire NodeB system in terms of OM and signaling processing Providing the system clock Logical Structure of the BBU3900 The BBU3900. and power module. control subsystem. consists of the transport subsystem. which features a modular design. baseband subsystem. Figure 1 shows the logical structure of the BBU3900. Figure 1 Logical structure of the BBU3900 Transport Subsystem The transport subsystem has the following functions: • Providing physical ports for data communication between the NodeB and the RNC • Providing OM channels between the BBU3900 and the OMC (LMT or M2000) for operation and maintenance .• Providing the CPRI interface for communication between the BBU and the RRU or the RFU • Providing USB ports.

physical channel generating. phase locking. • The clock module has functions such as providing a phase-locked line clock extracted from the Iub interface (the clock is extracted from an E1. • Downlink baseband data processing module: Consists of the modulation unit and the coding unit. Access Link Control Application Part (ALCAP) processing. framing. processes signaling. a GPS clock. and dedicated channel demodulation. In this module. The module receives the service data from the transport subsystem and sends the service data to the FP processor for FP processing. or an external clock. configuration management. Ports on the BBU3900 This describes the ports on the mandatory and optional boards of the BBU3900. uplink baseband data is processed into despreading soft decision symbols after access channel searching. transport channel mapping. modulation. • The signaling processor has functions such as NodeB Application Part (NBAP) signaling processing. spreading. The subsystem performs OM. access channel demodulation. and logical resource management. Control Subsystem The control subsystem manages the entire NodeB. - FE electrical port RJ45 1 . Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) processing. alarm management. • The OM module has functions such as equipment management. and power control combination. software management. optical port. and provides the system clock. The BBU3900 extracts the clock from the Iub interface and then provides a system clock for the NodeB after frequency dividing. The functions of the baseband subsystem are performed by the following modules: • Uplink baseband data processing module: Consists of the demodulation unit and the decoding unit. In the baseband subsystem. or FE). the BBU3900 has an integrated CPRI interface module that connects the BBU3900 to the RRU.Baseband Subsystem The baseband subsystem processes uplink and downlink baseband data. and phase adjusting. The signals are finally sent to the interface module after encoding. The symbols are then sent to the RNC through the transport subsystem after decoding and Frame Protocol (FP) processing. and commissioning management. Power Module The power module converts -48 V or +24 V DC power into the power required by the boards and provides a port to connect to an external monitoring device. Ports on the Mandatory Boards of the BBU3900 Board WMPT Port E1 port Connector DB26 1 Quantity Description One port supports four E1s.

Board Port FE optical port USB port for loading USB port for test Commissioning port Connector SFP USB 1 1 Quantity - Description Port for software loading Port for test Port for local maintenance of the NodeB Port for leading in -48 V DC or +24 V DC power Providing two RS485 monitoring ports and connecting to external monitoring devices Providing eight dry contact alarm inputs and connecting to external alarm devices USB RJ45 1 1 GPS port WBBP UPEU CPRI PWR SMA SFP 3V3 1 3 1 MON0 MON1 RJ45 RJ45 1 1 EXT-ALM0 EXT-ALM1 port RJ45 RJ45 1 1 Ports on the Optional Boards of the BBU3900 Board UELP Port INSIDE Connector DB25 1 Quantity Description Port for four E1/T1 inputs Port for four E1/T1 outputs Connecting to either the WMPT or UTRP Connecting to external devices. OUTSIDE DB26 1 UFLP FE0 and FE1 (INSIDE) RJ45 2 FE0 and FE1 (OUTSIDE) RJ45 2 .

. and Low Noise Amplifier (LNA). consists of the interface module.Board Port Connector Quantity Description The FE0 (OUTSIDE) connects to the FE0 (INSIDE) and the FE1 (OUTSIDE) connects to the FE1 (INSIDE). USCU RGPS port DB8 3 Connecting to the RGPS signal cable Connecting to the BITS clock Port for testing clock signal output RF signal input terminal of the satellite card Providing eight ATM over E1s or eight IP over E1s Providing one unchannelized STM-1/OC-3 Connecting to external monitoring devices Connecting to external alarm devices BITS port SMA 1 Clock test port SMA 1 Antenna port for the satellite card SMA 1 UTRP E1/T1 port DB26 2 STM-1/OC-3 port SFP 1 UEIU MON MON1 port EXT-ALM0 port EXT-ALM1 RJ45 RJ45 RJ45 RJ45 1 1 1 1 Logical Structure of the WRFU/MRFU The WRFU/MRFU. Power Amplifier (PA). which features a modular design. Figure 1 shows the logical structure of the WRFU/MRFU. transceiver (TRX). filter.

Figure 1 Logical structure of the WRFU/MRFU Interface Module The functions of the interface module are as follows: • Receiving downlink baseband data from the BBU • Transmitting uplink baseband data to the BBU • Forwarding the data sent from the cascaded WRFUs/MRFUs TRX The TRX provides two RX channels and one TX channel for RF signals. • The RX channels perform the following functions:       Down-conversion of the received signals to IF signals Amplification of the IF signals Analog-to-digital conversion Digital down-conversion Matched filtering Digital Automatic Gain Control (DAGC) • The TX channel performs the following functions:    Shaping and filtering of downlink spread spectrum signals Digital-to-analog conversion Up-conversion of the IF signals to the TX band PA The PA adopts the DPD and A-Doherty technologies to amplify low-power RF signals from the TRX. .

the IF signals are sent to the BBU for further processing. it filters RX and TX signals. and the MRFU is the multi-carrier RF filter unit. After amplification. matched filtering. and commissioning port. The filters perform the following functions: • The duplex filter multiplexes one RX and one TX signals over RF channels so that they can share one antenna channel. After filtering and amplification. the baseband signals are transmitted to the antenna system through the duplex filter. RF ports. which adopts the direct frequency conversion technology. analog-to-digital conversion. . The WRFU/MRFU performs the following functions: • The WRFU/MRFU. modulates the baseband signals to the WCDMA TX band. Ports on the WRFU/MRFU The external ports of the WRFU/MRFU are located at the bottom of the module and in the cabling cavity. LNA The LNA amplifies the signals received from the antenna system. automatic gain control (AGC). digital down-conversion.Filter The filters consist of a duplex filter and an RX filter. The ports on the WRFU/MRFU are the power port. transmission ports. • The WRFU/MRFU receives uplink RF signals from the antenna system and then down-converts the received signals to IF signals. In addition. • The RX filter filters one RX signal. Table 1 Ports on the WRFU/MRFU Port Type Connector Type 3V3 SFP female Quantity Remarks -48 V DC power input port CPRI port 1 2 Power port Transmission port for BBU cascading Transmission port for WRFU/MRFU cascading RF port Interconnection port for receiving RF signals Port for transceiving antenna signals Commissioning port QMA female 2 DIN 2 RJ45 1 Reserved for fan monitoring Functions of the WRFU/MRFU The WRFU is the WCDMA RF filter unit.

and alarm detection .• • • Power control and Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) detection Reverse power detection Frequency synthesis and loopback test • Generation of the CPRI clock. recovery of the CPRI clock of lost synchronization.

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