ANTENNA SYSTEMS

RET SYSTEM
I N S T A L L AT I O N A N D S E R V I C E M A N U A L

D 0 4 4 - 0 5 2 8 8 R E V. C

APRIL 2009

Installation and Service Manual

DECLARATION OF CONFORMANCE
Hereby, Powerwave Technologies Sweden AB declares that the antenna line device communication equipment described in this document is in conformity with the relevant provision(s) of the directives RTTE 99/5/EG LVD 73/23/EEG. Stockholm 2004-09-03

Mattias Nyström Manager, Product Development

© 2009 Powerwave Technologies Incorporated. All rights reserved. Powerwave Technologies, and the Powerwave logo are registered trademarks. All other brand or product names that appear in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by the respective companies or organizations. Read this manual carefully before installing the Powerwave RET System equipment and follow any and all instructions set forth herein. Non-compliance with, or non-observance of the instructions in this manual may cause personal injury or damage to property and may be illegal. Powerwave AB and its subsidiaries disclaim any and all liability in case of non-compliance with, or non-observance of the instructions in this manual. Powerwave Technologies, Inc. reserves the right to make changes to the documentation and equipment, including but not limited to component substitution and circuitry changes. Changes that impact this manual may subsequently be incorporated in a later revision of this manual. This document is subject to revision without notice. Powerwave AB has no liability for typing errors in this document or damages of any kind that result from the use of this document. This Powerwave product is designed to operate within the Normal Operating (typical operating) ranges or conditions specified in this document. Operation of this equipment beyond the specified ranges in this document may cause (1) spurious emissions that violate regulatory requirements; (2) the equipment to be automatically removed from service when maximum thresholds are exceeded; or (3) the equipment to not perform in accordance with its specifications. It is the Operator's responsibility to ensure this equipment is properly installed and operated within Powerwave operating specifications to obtain proper performance from the equipment and to comply with regulatory requirements.

Remote Electrical Tilt (RET)

Warnings, Cautions, and Notes

Warnings, Cautions, and Notes
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes are found throughout this manual where applicable. The associated icons are used to quickly identify a potential condition that could result in the consequences described below if precautions are not taken. Notes clarify and provide additional information to assist the user. WARNING: This symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical and RF circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents.

CAUTION: This symbol means reader be careful. In this situation, the user might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

NOTE This symbol means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the document. Procedures are not contained in notes.

044-05288 Rev C

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00 to 044-05288. Added i-RET and MCU R9F firmware Added procedures for setting the electrical tilt of a RET or i-RET unit with MCU. page 3-46 ii 044-05288 Rev C . reformatted and document number changed from 7005.Revision Record Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Revision Record Revision Letter R1A R1B R1C D A B C Date of Change February 2005 May 2005 July 2005 March 2006 Nov 2007 Aug 2008 April 2009 Original Issue Reason for Change New software version R2E New software version R5A New document layout Manual updated for new software version R7A.

Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Abbreviations Abbreviations AISG ALD ANT AWG BTS CILOC CIN CLI DB DHCP DNS FTP GSM HB HTTP HW ICILOC ID IP LAN LB LED LOC MCU MCU MET MIB N/A NC NO NTP NWM 044-05288 Rev C Antenna Interface Standards Group Antenna Line Device Antenna American Wire Gauge Base Transceiver Station Current Injector and Layer One Converter Current Injector Command Line Interface Dual-Band Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Domain Name System File Transfer Protocol Global System for Mobile communication High Band Hypertext Transfer Protocol Hardware Intelligent Current Injector Layer One Converter Indoor Internet Protocol Local Area Network Low Band Light-Emitting Diode Layer One Converter Master Control Unit Master Control Unit Mechanical Electrical Tilt Management Information Base Not Applicable Normally Closed Normally Open Network Time Protocol NetWay Manager™ iii .

Double Throw Secure (Socket) Shell Secure Sockets Layer Shielded Twisted Pair Software Triple-Band Transmission Control Protocol Tower Mounted Amplifier User Datagram Protocol Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service Uniform Resource Locator Coordinated Universal Time Variable Gain Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) iv 044-05288 Rev C .Abbreviations OD OMC PPP RAM RET SB SMA SMB SNMP SPDT SSH SSL STP SW TB TCP TMA UDP UMTS URL UTC VG Outdoor Operation & Maintenance Centre Point-to-Point Protocol Random Access Memory Remote Electrical Tilt Single-Band Sub-Miniature version A Sub-Miniature version B Simple Network Management Protocol Single Pole.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TMAs . 3-2 Separate Cable Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 Connector Vulcanization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Small Housing . . . . . Indicators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-12 CILOC and RET System Cable Installation . . RET Modules . . . . . . DC Power Supply Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Software and Data Storage . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents Chapter 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RET Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Unpacking and Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . System Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Cable Installation . . . 2-7 2-7 2-8 2-8 2-8 2-8 2-8 Chapter 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CINs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 I-CILOC Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CILOCs . . . . . . . . 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-3 1-4 1-4 1-4 1-5 1-5 1-5 1-6 1-6 Chapter 2 . . . . . . . . . . . TMAs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-13 Separate RET System Cable Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lightning Protection . . . . . 3-4 Dimensioning RET System Cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Typing Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-11 TMA Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i-RET Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Site Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Antenna Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MCU / LOC MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Installation Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LOC MCU Cables . . MCU Reset Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Large Housing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14 RF Feeder Cable Installation with TMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 Cable Reliefs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-22 044-05288 Rev C v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-13 Basic RF Feeder Cable Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . ICILOCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and Connections Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 RET Unit Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Required Tools . . . Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Product Description Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Installation Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 RF Feeder Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-17 Lightning Protection Module Installation . . . . . . . . 3-9 MCU Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scope of Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-26 Connecting the PC . . . . . 3-52 Installing the FTP server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-25 Establishing a Local Management Connection . . . . . 3-58 Configuring IP Routing . . . . . 3-30 Configuring the DHCP server in the MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-62 vi 044-05288 Rev C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-27 Configuring Management Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Alarm (IN) and Control (OUT) Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-26 Accessing the Webpages of the MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29 Dynamic IP Address on the Site LAN Port of the MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-48 Generate and Upload the XML FIle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 Control (OUT) Port Connections . . . . . . . . 3-26 MCU Login . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-58 Configuring IP Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-33 Setting up SNMP Traps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-26 Windows XP Configuration for Dynamic IP Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-34 Entering MCU Identification Data . . . . . 3-57 Network Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-37 Entering RET Installation and Configuration Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-61 Configuring SNMP Settings . . . . . . . . . . . 3-56 Restarting the MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-32 Connecting the MCU to the Site LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-35 Switching between AISGV1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-43 Device Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-34 Workflow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-46 MCU/Antenna Tilt Settings and XML File Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-62 Contacting Powerwave Technical Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-52 Downloading and Installing MCU Software . .1 and AISGV2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-50 Downloading and Installing Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-28 Workflow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-36 Uploading Antenna Configuration Files to RET Units . . . . 3-33 Configuring and Calibrating the System . . 3-22 Alarm (IN) Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-52 Configuring the FTP server . . . . 3-25 Windows 2000 Configuration for Dynamic IP Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-53 Downloading and Installing ALD Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-44 Setting the Electrical Tilt of a RET Unit with MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-52 Updating the MCU Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-49 Setting the Gain of an AISG TMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-51 FTP Server Setup and MCU Software Updating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-25 Initial Start-up Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-38 Calibrating RET and i-RET Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-31 Setting Up IP Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-61 Configuring NTP Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-35 Configuring Device Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-24 Relay Port Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-60 Configuring IP Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-26 Access Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29 Static IP Addresses . . . . 3-22 Alarm Port Connections . . . . . . . . 3-44 Scanning for New ALDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-32 Restarting the MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-28 Setting up IP Addresses on the MCU Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-24 Preparing the Power Cable . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Software License Information 044-05288 Rev C vii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-9 RET . . . . . 4-4 Configuring Triggers for Alarm (IN) Ports . . . . 5-9 RET System Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1 Other Specifications: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4 Configuring Alarms and Control (OUT) Ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 TMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Table of Contents Chapter 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 Obtaining an RMA . .Maintenance Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Specifications Introduction . 4-1 Periodic Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 CILOC/I-CILOC/CIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Alarm handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3 Viewing active alarms . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 Repackaging for Shipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 Return For Service Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-9 Field Replaceable Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-10 MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7 Monitoring the Status of the RET System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 MCU Reset Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 Reporting problems and getting technical support . . . 5-10 Appendix A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11 Chapter 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-10 i-RET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-49 Table 4-1 Recommended Periodic Maintenance . . . . . . . .3-1 Table 3-2 Default Access Levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-1 Table 4-3 Alarm Severity Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-5 Table 5-4 CILOC Unit Specification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Table 4-5 RET Replacement Procedure . . . . .List of Figures Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) List of Tables Table 2-1 MCU LED Indications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2 Table 3-1 Required Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-7 Table 5-6 CIN Unit Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-11 Table 4-8 CILOC/I-CILOC/CIN Replacement Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-8 Table 5-7 Other Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-10 Table 4-6 i-RET Replacement Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-27 Table 3-3 FTP Site Details for XML File Upload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 Table 5-5 I-CILOC Unit Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-1 Table 4-2 Alarm List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-9 Table 5-8 RET Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-10 Table 4-7 MCU Replacement Procedure . . . . . . . . .4-11 Table 5-1 MCU Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-2 Table 5-2 RET Unit Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-4 Table 5-3 TMA Unit Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-10 ix 044-05288 Rev C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-10 Table 5-9 RET System Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3 Table 4-4 Alarm Status LED Behavior. .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-24 Figure 3-11 MCU Alternative Power Inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-3 Figure 1-3 RET modules (small and large) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-4 Figure 1-6 CILOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-23 Figure 3-10 Relay Ports (OUT) . . . . . . . .3-1 Figure 3-2 Separate RET System Cable Configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-5 Figure 3-6 Mounting the MCU in a 19" rack . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-1 Figure 3-1 Required Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-4 Figure 1-7 Current Injector (CIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Installation Option (a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-22 Figure 3-8 Grounding Cable Connection . .3-27 Figure 3-13 User Name Pop-up Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Figure 2-1 MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-3 Figure 1-4 Dual Band Antenna with Two i-RET Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Figure 1-9 Management protocol hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Figure 1-8 Lightning protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4 Figure 3-5 Cable Relief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-11 Figure 3-7 Lightning Protection Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-25 Figure 3-12 MCU Login Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-1 Figure 2-2 LOC MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Table of Contents List of Figures Figure 1-1 System overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-3 Figure 3-4 I-CILOC Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-4 Figure 1-5 TMA . . . . .1-2 Figure 1-2 Standard MCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-2 Figure 3-3 RF Feeder Configurations Installation Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-28 Figure 3-14 ALD Software Download Screen 044-05288 Rev C viii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-22 Figure 3-9 Alarm Sensing Port (IN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installation Chapter 4 . Connections. and Indicators Chapter 3 . Clear prompts you to click in a check box on the screen to de-activate an option.Controls. Changes which occur after the printing date may be incorporated by a complete manual revision or alternately as additions. Response 044-05288 Rev C 1-1 .Product Description Chapter 2 . Press prompts you to press a button on the keyboard. and maintenance of the Powerwave Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) and integrated Remote Electrical Tilt (i-RET) systems.Chapter 1 Product Description Introduction This manual contains information and procedures for installation. field or screen in the software. The manual is organized into the following chapters: ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ Chapter 1 . list. It contains service information required for the equipment described and is current as of the printing date. operation. Text in bold shows you that the text represents a button. Scope of Manual This manual is intended for use by service technicians familiar with similar types of equipment.Maintenance Chapter 5 . Text in this font indicates text displayed in response to an executed command. Enter prompts you to type text using the keyboard.Specifications Typing Conventions The following typing conventions are used throughout this manual: Select Enter Press Clear Devices List Select prompts you to perform a selection on the screen by clicking on an active object or check box.

such as TMA RET AISG: RS-485 / Coaxial MCU · Web browser · NetWay Manager · Text Terminal · HTTP · SNMP · Telnet Local Management LAN Data Communications Network · Web browser · NetWay Manager · Text Terminal ALD033-3 Remote Management Figure 1-1 System overview RET system component part numbers and descriptions are listed in Chapter 5. The MCU acts as the primary station. controlling data signalling as well as ongoing activities. MCU The Master Control Unit (MCU) controls the Antenna Line Devices (ALDs) and supplies DC power to them on a common bus. or by using a separate cable. remote re-configuration when changing network plans or expanding existing networks. for example during rush hours. or by using a text terminal. providing several benefits including: ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ easy configuration/tuning of new equipment. real-time adaptation to changes in capacity need. The MCU monitors system status. The Powerwave RET System is designed to meet the high requirements for reliability. all parts of which are compatible with the requirements of the AISG specification. and supplementary equipment. 1-2 044-05288 Rev C . Powerwave offers a complete range of MCUs. ALDs are connected to the MCU either by using the existing RF feeders in your system. flexibility and efficiency needed for remote control of mast-mounted telecommunication equipment. You can access an MCU through a site LAN by using a web browser. and one or more Antenna Line Devices (ALDs). ALDs. Remote-controlled electrical downtilt (RET) has become one of the most important features of such networks. The system consists of a Master Control Unit (MCU). through a standard Telnet client. and receives commands and configuration instructions from a Network Operations Center (NOC). RET units. TMAs. through an SNMP agent by using the Powerwave NetWay Manager (NWM). power control and cell breathing through variation of antenna coverage footprints.Overview Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Overview The development of UMTS has increased the need for dynamic networks that can be configured by remote real-time access. fine tuning of soft handover situations during running operation. The ALDs act as secondary stations reporting data and carrying out instructions received from the MCU.

one with a small housing and one with a large housing. -48 VDC or 115/230 VAC versions. Operations such as electrical tilting of antennas and setting of TMA gain can be performed from a remote NOC using a web or an SNMP interface. two or three RET positioning racks. There are two types of RET units.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Overview A standard MCU is illustrated in Figure 1-2. RET units in small housings are mainly used for single-band antennas with a single RET positioning rack. RET units can be mounted on an antenna that is already mounted in place on site. the multi-pole AISG connectors are replaced with SMA female to deliver DC power and AISG signalling. When it receives a command from the MCU. The RF ports make it possible to use Current Injectors (CINs) instead of Current Injector and Layer One Converters (CILOCs) at the Base Transceiver Station (BTS) end in RF feeder configurations. The small and large RET modules are illustrated in Figure 1-3. Local management of the MCU at the base station is also possible by connecting a computer directly to the local ethernet port on the MCU.176 MHz RET Units A RET unit consists of one. The MCU has three AISG-compatible ALD ports and is available in +24 VDC. . two. They can also be delivered mounted on a Powerwave antenna. ALD006-2 Figure 1-3 RET modules (small and large) 044-05288 Rev C ALD080-1 1-3 . The CINs must be able to transfer signals at the AISG sub-carrier frequency 2. or three stepping motors that can be connected to the positioning racks used for adjusting the electrical down tilt of MET antennas. a stepping motor moves the positioning rack up or down to achieve the desired antenna tilt angle. Figure 1-2 Standard MCU On a Layer One Conversion (LOC) MCU. The connection to the MCU is made using the AISG compliant connector. RET units in large housings are used for dual-band and triple-band antennas with one. An additional connector is available for daisy-chaining of several RET units or connecting to other types of ALDs.

If an i-RET is removed from its antenna. They perform the same actions as a standard RET. Monitoring of TMA alarms and configuration of RF gain can be performed for both branches. which is a passive unit that tracks the tilt position of the antenna. dual band antennas will contain two i-RET units as shown in Figure 1-4. for example. A TMA is shown in Figure 1-5. When a new i-RET is installed (or the existing i-RET is replaced). Figure 1-5 TMA 1-4 044-05288 Rev C . it notes the position on the sensor and sets itself appropriately. TMAs Powerwave provides AISG-compatible TMAs with built-in CILOC functionality that can be used in RF feeder configurations.Overview Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) i-RET Units The i-RET units are integrated in the Powerwave 8000 series antennas. the antenna is held into position. DC supply and AISG signals to TMAs and other ALDs are transferred via the RF feeder. i-RET i-RET Figure 1-4 Dual Band Antenna with Two i-RET Units i-RET Antennas also contain an Absolute Position Sensor. Each i-RET unit controls one band on an antenna so. Both variable and fixed gain TMAs are available for GSM and UMTS networks.

It converts and transfers the signalling from the RET port to the BTS. such as RETs. The ICILOC provides the DC supply and an evaluation of DC current alarms for the TMA that is installed between the ICILOC and the antenna. and adds signalling from the TMA DC alarm evaluations.176 MHz. Figure 1-6 CILOC ICILOCs The intelligent CILOC (ICILOC) is used for RET unit installation on sites that have non-AISG TMAs so that current level alarms can be monitored. CINs If you use a LOC MCU you can use CINs instead of CILOCs at the BTS end for injecting DC and AISG signals to the ALDs in the RF feeder. CINs for indoor and outdoor use are available for different RF frequencies and have a built-in lightning protection circuit. Active voltage regulation is implemented within the ICILOC to provide DC transfer at the specified voltage level from the BTS port to the TMA DC ports. Figure 1-7 Current Injector (CIN) 044-05288 Rev C 1-5 . Note that CINs used together with the LOC MCU must be able to transfer signals at the AISG sub-carrier frequency 2. The ICILOC provides a signaling link to the BTS following AISG standards.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Overview CILOCs The CILOCs use an ordinary RF feeder cable to transfer DC power and AISG signalling to ALDs. as well as an additional TMA connected to the ICILOC DC voltage supply connector.

MCU and ALD alarms. Software modules are stored in the MCU. and has a Management Information Base (MIB) that lists all of the configuration parameters for each device in an RET system. Figure 1-8 Lightning protection NOTE CILOCs or CINs in your system will protect the RF BTS port from lightning. control and maintenance from a NOC can be performed via NWM. it may be stored in the individual device. The management system is based on open standards. All system software can be updated from any management terminal. For example. Depending on the parameter. both locally and remotely. Powerwave recommends that a Lightning protector is included in your configuration. or in the MCU.and a Command Line Interface (CLI). System Management The RET System can be managed locally or remotely. each ALD stores all of its configuration data locally. This makes it possible to manage the RET System using a web 1-6 044-05288 Rev C . to ensure protection of your complete system. ICILOC. Remote supervision. an SNMP agent. system performance. and system communication. Local management is performed using a PC connected to the Local Ethernet port on the MCU. Production data for each device (MCU and ALD) is stored locally in the permanent memory in each unit. however. Software and Data Storage The software for the RET System includes functions for control of hardware functionality. RET unit. New software can be downloaded remotely for all units. Each MCU includes a web server.System Management Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Lightning Protection The lightning protection unit protects the ALD ports on the MCU from damage due to lightning strikes in the mast and cables. The Powerwave RET system uses AISG standards. and are executed by CPUs in these units. or by an internet browser connected through a site LAN. while the MCU only saves information needed to identify connected ALDs. and TMA.

NTP SNMP SSH SSL Transport Layer TCP UDP Network Layer IP Data Link Layer PPP MAC RS-232 Ethernet Figure 1-9 Management protocol hierarchy 044-05288 Rev C ALD007-8 Physical Layer (External I/F) 1-7 .Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) System Management browser. a text terminal or a Telnet client.00 R5A. an SNMP manager. (Dashed lines indicate functionality that is not available in MCU software version 7000.) MCU Application Command Line Interface Web Server Internal Functions SNMP Agent Application Protocol Layer Telnet HTTP FTP. SCP DHCP.

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double throw (SPDT) relays. Indicators. The standard MCU has three AISG-compatible ALD ports while the LOC MCU has three SMA RF ports. the MCU has the following ports for system management: ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ 2 Ethernet ports: one Local Ethernet 10/100 BaseT port for connection to a computer. indicators and connections of the RET System. 2 control ports (OUT ports) for control of external functions/equipment via single pole. Each port is capable of supporting 12 devices. DC power provided to each ALD is +24 V.Chapter 2 Controls. each have three ALD signalling ports. and Connections Introduction This chapter contains descriptions of the controls. In addition to the ALD ports. AC Supply and Fuse (on back panel) Control ports MCU Reset Switch ALD Ports Alarm ports RS-232 DC Supply Local LAN Site LAN Figure 2-1 MCU AC Supply and Fuse (on back panel) MCU Reset Switch Power Control ports ALD Ports Alarm ports RS-232 DC Supply Local LAN Site LAN Figure 2-2 LOC MCU 044-05288 Rev C 2-1 . 1 RS-232 DTE port for serial communication (for factory use only). MCU / LOC MCU The MCU and LOC MCU. 8 alarm sensing ports (IN ports) for surveillance of external functions/equipment. Each relay can switch one common line between two contacts – one that is normally closed (NC) and one that is normally open (NO). and one 10 BaseT port for connection to a site LAN. illustrated in Figures 2-1 and 2-2.

LOC MCU Cables The LOC MCU cables are RF cables for connecting the ALD ports on a LOC MCU to CINs with SMA or SMB connectors.RET Modules Table 2-1 MCU LED Indications Color Power Green Flashing Stable Red ALD Port Green Red Stable Flashing ALD connector current OK ALD connector overcurrent Flashing Power OK. TMAs AISG TMAs have input and output RF connectors and the DC supply and AISG signalling is transferred via the RF feeder connected to the BTS 0 port. Only use this switch as a final option in the event the MCU locks-up. DC Power Supply Cable The DC power supply cable for the 24 V MCU and the -48 V MCU is equipped with a MATE-N-LOK connector at the MCU end. the DC only is sent to the BTS port. an input connector for communication to the MCU and an output connector for daisy-chain configurations. Booting Power OK Power not OK Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Pattern MCU Status MCU Reset Switch The MCU has a hard reset switch located next to the Power LED on the front panel. You must mount a connector that fits your DC power source at the other end of the power cable. With combinations of the ICILOC and standard TMAs. RET Modules Each RET module has two connectors. Use a pin or paperclip to press this switch and reset all values in the MCU back to factory defaults. 2-2 044-05288 Rev C .

size SW 10 or SW 13 (depending on product version) 044-05288 Rev C ALD079-2 ALD093-2 ALD078-1 3-1 . Site Survey Powerwave recommends that a site survey be performed prior to equipment ordering or installation. Specifications are listed in Chapter 5. If possible. 2. size SW 10 Pen and paper Wrench. If equipment is damaged. If equipment must be returned to factory. Unpacking and Inspection This equipment has been operated. Performing a detailed site survey reduces or eliminates installation and turn-up delays.Chapter 3 Installation Introduction This chapter contains unpacking. Perform the following steps: 1. or extraneous packing material in connectors. See Chapter 4. as well as RF cabling requirements. file a claim with the carrier once the extent of any damage is assessed. Retain all packing material that can be reassembled in the event unit must be returned to the factory. size TX20 Pozidrive screwdriver. please contact Powerwave for a Return Material Authorization (RMA). bent or warped chassis. inspection and installation instructions for the RET System. in the presence of the delivery person. Pay particular attention to power cabling and breaker requirements. Carefully open containers to remove equipment. and calibrated at the factory. size 1 Cutting pliers Flathead Screwdriver Box spanner with flexible shaft. Visually inspect equipment for damage that may have occurred during shipment. Check for evidence of water damage. tested. loose screws or nuts. Required Tools The following tools are required for RET System installation: Size 1 SW 10 TX20 SW 10/ SW 13 ALD089-1 ALD091-1 ALD092-1 ALD090-1 Figure 3-1 Required Tools Table 3-1 Required Tools Torx screwdriver.

Remote configuration of TMA gain and supervision of TMA alarms for both branches is in this case possible via the MCU. RET module Feeder MCU Base station RF Feeder Configuration Figure 3-2 Separate RET System Cable Configuration RF feeders connect the MCU to the ALDs in several different ways depending on your overall system design.Installation Options Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Installation Options There are two ways to connect the MCU to the ALDs: 1. Use a separate cable. a. DC supply and data signalling is distributed to the RET units via a separate cable connected to the MCU. 2. Using CILOCs at the base station end and AISG-compatible TMAs with built-in CILOC functionality at the antenna end. Separate Cable Configuration The example illustrated in Figure 3-2 shows three daisy-chained RET units mounted on Powerwave MET antennas. Figure 3-3 illustrates two common ways of implementing an RF feeder configuration: ❑ ❑ Using CILOCs at both base station and antenna end. 3-2 ALD034-3 044-05288 Rev C . Use the existing RF feeder cable.

To do so. The I-CILOC has four ports: a DIN connector port for the connection to the BTS. uses standard TMAs & CINs. the CIN must pass the AISG sub-carrier frequency. At the BTS. illustrated in Figure 3-4.176 MHz). and to the diversity dualband TMA CIN through the 044-05288 Rev C 3-3 . along with a LOC MCU. the RF sub-carrier and DC power is output onto the feeder cable through a a standard CIN. RET module CILOC AISG TMA RET module Feeder CILOC MCU Base station I-CILOC Configuration CILOC Base station Figure 3-3 RF Feeder Configurations Installation Options Feeder MCU The I-CILOC configuration. the feeder cable connects to the ICILOC on the tower. and an AISG port to connect to a RET. The I-CILOC receives the RF sub-carrier and DC power from the feeder line and distributes the DC power to the primary TMA through the port labeled ANT. a DIN connector port for the connection to the Antenna (ANT).Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Installation Options It is also possible to use a LOC MCU with built-in layer one conversion and RF outputs (SMA connectors) for DC supply and AISG signalling with either option. The CILOCs at the BTS end can then be replaced by CINs with capability of transferring signals at the AISG sub-carrier frequency (2. At the other end. an SMA connector port for DC power.

The I-CILOC converts the RF sub-carrier into RS-485 data distributes the data and DC power to the AISG RET port. However. Cable Reliefs When you connect the RET System cables to the ALDs it is very important that you add cable reliefs at each connection point. Always add cable reliefs as illustrated in Figure 3-5. connectors and equipment can limit the maximum cable length in the system and the maximum number of ALDs that can be connected. 3-4 044-05288 Rev C . the maximum cable length in the RET System is normally not a limiting factor when designing Node B/BTS sites. This allows the cable to stretch and shrink due to variations in temperature without causing stress on the connectors. RET module TMA CIN I-CILOC Feeder CIN Diplexer UMTS 1900 Node-B Duplexed LOC MCU TDMA 850 Figure 3-4 I-CILOC Installation Cable Installation Dimensioning RET System Cables The voltage drop across the system cables.Cable Installation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) DC port. in practice.

make sure that all RF signals to the antenna are turned off. Use a pozidrive screwdriver to loosen the locking screw of the locking device. Antenna Installation For instructions on how to mount the MET antenna. 2 1 4 3 3 044-05288 Rev C ALD008-2 ALD049-3 3-5 . Unscrew the two torx screws that hold the locking device in place. which means they are dust proof and protected from temporary immersion in 1 meter deep water for 30 minutes. CAUTION: Vulcanization can weaken the protection and make the connectors more sensitive to dust and water. Pull the tab of the locking device to release the positioning rod. Small Housing Follow the steps listed below to install a RET contained in a small housing (single band).Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Antenna Installation Figure 3-5 Cable Relief Connector Vulcanization Do not vulcanize AISG connectors on Powerwave products (including RET units. 1. TMAs. WARNING: RF radiation can cause serious harm. 3. If you mount the RET unit on an antenna that is already in place. 4. The connectors themselves have an IP67 ingress protection rating. and CILOCS) whether or not the connectors are attached. refer to the appropriate antenna mounting instructions. 2. RET Unit Installation The following sections describe the steps for installing the RET unit. Slide the locking device off the positioning rod.

ALD009-3 3-6 ALD010-5 ALD058-3 044-05288 Rev C . 7. then apply the grease (supplied) to all four sides of the rod. Pull the positioning rod slowly. If the cover is difficult to remove. Attach the adapter plate to the bottom of the antenna using the supplied torx screws. until it stops. Use as many screws as possible to fasten the plate (3 or 5 depending on the number of holes). CAUTION: Do not use excessive force when inserting the screwdriver. 6. Tighten screws firmly. CAUTION: Over-tightening screws may damage the threads.RET Unit Installation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) 5. by hand. This can damage the plastic cover. Remove the plastic cover from the back of the RET unit. carefully insert a screwdriver in the slot at the bottom of the RET unit to ease removal.

11. Make sure the stepping motor wheel hooks onto the notches on the positioning rod. Insert the four steering pins on top of the RET unit into the grooves on the adapter plate. The notches should be on the left side when seen from the front of the antenna. 044-05288 Rev C ALD014-3 ALD050-3 11 9 ALD011-4 3-7 .Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) RET Unit Installation 8. Make sure the positioning rack is oriented according to the figure below. 10. 9. Make sure the catch locks the clasp in place when you reach the down position. Slide the RET unit diagonally towards the back of the antenna until the steering pins reach the dedicated holes.The vertical position of the rod is not important at this point. the positioning rod must be fully extended before you mount the RET unit so it can be pushed back in again by the stepping motor wheel. NOTE The force required to turn the stepping motor wheel is very high. Hook the mounting clamp onto the flange of the adapter plate and fasten the RET unit by pulling the clasp fully downwards. 10 12. Therefore.

the antenna model number. Attach the plastic cover to the back of the RET unit. and will have to climb up the mast again to obtain this information before configuring the system. Write down the RET unit serial number.RET Unit Installation 13. and the sector in which the antenna will be operating. Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) 14. r Secto RET Serial No Antenna Model Antenna Serial No ALD046-5 NOTE You must write down this information. 3-8 044-05288 Rev C ALD015-2 . Ground the RET unit by connecting a grounding cable to the ground screw. SW 10/ SW 13 ALD086-2 15. Otherwise you will not be able to configure the system properly. the antenna serial number.

Slide the RET onto the positioning rods (A) making sure that the stepping motor wheels hook onto the notches on the positioning rods (B). Pull the tab of the locking devices to release the positioning rods. 2 1 4 3 3 5. ALD070-2 6.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) RET Unit Installation Large Housing 1. Slide the locking devices off the positioning rods. Remove the plastic cover from the back of the RET unit. Use the Pozidrive screwdriver to loosen the locking screw of the locking devices. and apply grease – delivered in a plastic tube together with the RET unit – to all sides of the positioning rods. Pull out the positioning rods so that they are fully extended. The tightening torque must be 5–7 Nm (3. 2. 4.2 ft lb) 044-05288 Rev C ALD072-3 ALD071-3 3-9 . Unscrew the two M4 torx screws that hold the locking devices in place. 3. 7. Secure the RET unit onto the antenna using the three M6 screws (C).7–5.

9. Pull to tighten the cable ties and cut away the loose ends. 10. and the sector in which the antenna will be operating for future system configuration purposes 3-10 044-05288 Rev C ALD085-1 ALD075-2 .RET Unit Installation . Therefore. the positioning rods must be fully extended before you mount the RET unit so that they can be pushed back in again by the stepping motor wheels. 8. Write down the RET unit serial number. Attach the plastic cover to the back of the RET unit. the antenna serial number. the antenna model number. Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) SW 10 C B A ALD074-4 NOTE The force required to turn the stepping motor wheels is very high.

Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) MCU Installation r Secto RET Serial No Antenna Model Antenna Serial No NOTE You must write down this information. NOTE Grounding is not required on the large housing. ALD076-3 Figure 3-6 Mounting the MCU in a 19" rack WARNING: You must make sure the mounting rack is connected to ground and verify the MCU is grounded via the rack’s connection to ground. Newer versions have the grounding lug removed. 044-05288 Rev C 3-11 ALD016-5 . MCU Installation Mount the MCU in the 19-inch rack using screws as illustrated in Figure 3-6. Otherwise you will not be able to configure the system properly. Previous version had a grounding lug available for a grounding strap. and will have to climb up the mast again to obtain this information before configuring the system.

refer to the TMA Installation and Service Manual 044-05214. Add an extra margin for a cable relief at both AISG connectors. TMA r Secto TMA Serial No ALD060-3 Write down the TMA serial number and the Sector in which the connected antenna will be operating for future system configuration purposes. make sure that a RET system cable of suitable length is available to connect the AISG port of the TMA to the next ALD. and will have to climb up the mast again to obtain this information before configuring the system. Otherwise you will not be able to configure the system properly. NOTE If you are mounting an TMA with AISG functionality. 3-12 044-05288 Rev C . NOTE You must write down this information. for instructions on how to mount the TMA.TMA Installation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) TMA Installation If you are installing a system with a TMA.

daisy-chain these modules using RET System cables. The tightening torque for AISG connectors must be 0. ANTENNA ALD051-2 MCU MODULE 3. or other ALDs that you want to connect. Separate RET System Cable Installation 1.7 ft lbs).5 to 1. Verify that the RF jumper cable from the BTS is connected to the antenna ANTENNA BTS / Node B 2.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) CILOC and RET System Cable Installation CILOC and RET System Cable Installation The following sections describe the procedures for installing CILOC and RET cables. ALD052-2 044-05288 Rev C ALD053-2 3-13 .0 Nm (0. NOTE The tightening torque must be from 25 to 30 Nm (18 to 22 ft lbs) for all 7/16 connectors. Use a RET System cable to connect one of the RET ports of the MCU to the RET unit.4 to 0. If you have several RET units.

use an RF jumper cable to connect the BTS RF port of the CILOC to the base station b) Alt BTS CILOC a) ALD047-3 BTS CILOC BTS RF CABINET CABINET 3-14 ALD031-7 044-05288 Rev C ALD049-3 . leaving excess cable for strain relief. If there is not enough room on top of the cabinet. Fasten all cables! NOTE Verify that sufficient cable is available for strain relief at each AISG connector.CILOC and RET System Cable Installation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) 4. Secure all RET System cables to the structure. Basic RF Feeder Cable Installation 1. Mount the BTS CILOC in one of the following ways: ❑ ❑ Mount the BTS CILOC directly onto the RF connectors on top of the cabinet.

Additional lightning protection devices that generate DC short circuits are not allowed in the RF feeder path towards the antenna after the BTS CILOC.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) CILOC and RET System Cable Installation NOTE The CILOC contains sufficient lightning protection for the base station. Connect the RF feeder/RF jumper cable to the ANT RF port of the BTS CILOC. BTS CILOC ALD017-8 3. ANTENNA NOTE The CILOC should be mounted on the antenna port to the right when seen from the front. Mount the Antenna CILOC directly on the RF port of the antenna. as illustrated above. 044-05288 Rev C ALD032-7 ANTENNA CILOC 3-15 . ANTENNA BTS CILOC Do not mount lightning protection above the BTS CILOC! ALD038-7 2.

Connect the RET unit to the Antenna CILOC using a RET System cable. ANTENNA ANTENNA CILOC 5. or other ALDs that you want to connect. Connect the RF jumper cable from the RF feeder/base station to the Antenna CILOC.CILOC and RET System Cable Installation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) 4. ALD020-11 7. If you have several RET units. ANTENNA RET MODULE ANTENNA CILOC ALD018-13 6. daisy-chain these modules by using RET System cables. Connect the RET port of the BTS CILOC to one of the AISG ports of the MCU by using a RET 3-16 ALD057-2 044-05288 Rev C .

Secure all RET System cables to the structure. mount the BTS CILOC in one of the following ways: ❑ Mount the BTS CILOC directly on the RF connectors on top of the cabinet. 3-17 044-05288 Rev C ALD031-7 ALD049-3 . 9.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) System cable. For AISG TMA Installation. RF Feeder Cable Installation with TMA b) Alt BTS CILOC a) ALD047-3 BTS CILOC BTS RF CABINET CABINET 1. Secure all RET System cables to the structure leaving excess cable for strain relief Fasten all cables! ALD021-9 BTS CILOC MCU MODULE NOTE Verify that sufficient cable is available for strain relief at each AISG connector. CILOC and RET System Cable Installation 8.

TMA S BT 0 BTS CILOC 3-18 ALD022-12 044-05288 Rev C . For AISG TMA installations. Additional lightning protection devices that generate DC short circuits are not allowed in the RF feeder path towards the antenna after the BTS CILOC or CIN. 2. use an RF jumper cable to connect the BTS RF port of the CIN to the base station For Non-AISG (Standard) TMA Installation. connect the RF feeder cables to the TMA.CILOC and RET System Cable Installation ❑ Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) If there is not enough room on top of the cabinet. CIN and I-CILOC contain sufficient lightning protection for the base station. BTS CILOC ALD017-8 3. If there is not enough room on top of the cabinet. use an RF jumper cable to connect the BTS RF port of the CILOC to the base station Mount the BTS CIN directly on the RF connector on top of the cabinet. Connect the RF feeder/RF jumper cable to the ANT RF port of the BTS CILOC or CIN. mount the CIN in one of the following ways: ❑ ❑ ANTENNA BTS CILOC Do not mount lightning protection above the BTS CILOC! ALD038-7 NOTE The CILOC.

connect the RET unit to the TMA using a RET System cable. the feeder from the BTS CILOC must be connected to the BTS 0 port on the TMA. Connect the RF ports of the TMA to the antenna ports using jumper cables. Write down the following information for future system configuration purposes ❑ ❑ TMA serial number I-CILOC serial number (if used) 044-05288 Rev C ALD024-6 3-19 . ANTENNA TMA 5. 4. connect the RET unit to the I-CILOC RET port using a RET system cable and connect the TMA DC port to the TMA. RET MODULE ALD023-8 ANTENNA TMA 6. NOTE On AISG TMA installations. For AISG TMA installations. For Non-AISG (Standard) TMA installations.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) CILOC and RET System Cable Installation For Non-AISG (Standard) TMA installations. connect the RF feeder from the CIN to the I-CILOC BTS port and connect the I-CILOC TMA port to the TMA.

daisy-chain these modules by using RET system cables. 7. If you have other ALDs that you want to connect.CILOC and RET System Cable Installation ❑ Sector in which the connected antenna will be operating Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) TMA r Secto TMA Serial No ALD060-3 NOTE You must write down this information. 3-20 ALD025-10 BTS CILOC MCU MODULE ALD057-2 044-05288 Rev C . Connect the RET port of the BTS CILOC or CIN to one of the RET ports of the MCU by using a RET system cable. 8. Otherwise you will not be able to configure the system properly. and will have to climb up the mast again to obtain this information before configuring the system.

044-05288 Rev C ALD047-3 ALD049-3 3-21 . Secure all RET system cables to the structure leaving sufficient cable for strain relief.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) CILOC and RET System Cable Installation 9. Fasten all cables! NOTE Verify that sufficient cable is available for strain relief at each AISG connector.

Lightning Protection Module Installation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Lightning Protection Module Installation Follow the steps below to install the lightning protection module. The characteristics of the ports are: ❑ ❑ 3-22 Output voltage at open: 5 ± 1 V Output current at closed: 20 ± 5 mA 044-05288 Rev C ALD099-2 ALD098-2 . The alarm ports are normally open. NOTE The lightning protection should be mounted outside the base station. Stripped cables can then be connected to the ports using these screws. The connector panel can be pulled from the MCU chassis for access to the screws on the top and bottom. Figure 3-7 Lightning Protection Module Installation The module is grounded by connecting a grounding cable to the M8 ground screw located on the right side as illustrated in Figure 3-8. ALD097-1 SW 13 Figure 3-8 Grounding Cable Connection Alarm (IN) and Control (OUT) Connections The alarm and control ports are available through the connector panel located on the front of the MCU. no alarm will be triggered. The alarm associated with an input port will be triggered when the port is short-circuited by external circuitry. Mount the splitter or lightning protection module on a pole using the hose clamp delivered with the unit or on a wall using screws (not supplied) as illustrated in Figure 3-7. The maximum screw size is M6. as close to the wall entrance as possible. As long as an input port is in open circuit. Alarm (IN) Ports The local alarm sensing ports can be used for surveillance of external functions/equipment.

If necessary. push the connector panel back in place. if necessary. Insert the stripped cable in the connector and tighten the M2 screw on the top or bottom of the connector. but do not over tighten the screws. CAUTION: Make sure the cable is locked firmly in place. 2. pull out the connector panel for better access to the connector screws.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Alarm (IN) and Control (OUT) Connections 1 4 5 8 Figure 3-9 Alarm Sensing Port (IN) Alarm Port Connections ALD081-3 ALD054-2 1. Strip the cable you want to connect to the port. 3. When you have connected all cables. 4. 044-05288 Rev C ALD083-2 3-23 .

pull out the connector panel for better access to the connector screws 3. If there are no active MCU alarms. Each relay can switch one common line between two contacts – one that is normally closed (NC) and one that is normally open (NO). input current: 0. When you have connected all cables.Alarm (IN) and Control (OUT) Connections Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Control (OUT) Port Connections The single pole. push the connector panel back in place CAUTION: Make sure the cable is locked firmly in place. Relay 1 Relay 2 Normally Closed Common Normally Open Normally Closed Common Normally Open Figure 3-10 Relay Ports (OUT) Relay Port Connections ALD082-2 1. The relays can be activated by an MCU alarm or a combination of MCU alarms that you specify. Insert the stripped cable in the connector and tighten the M2 screw on the top/bottom of the connector 4. 3-24 044-05288 Rev C ALD084-2 ALD056-1 Normally Closed Common Normally Open ALD059-1 . but do not over tighten the screws. in necessary. Strip the cable you want to connect to the port 2. the control ports will be deactivated as soon as the MCU is switched on and power is restored.5 A NOTE The control ports are in alarm mode – NC contact open and NO contact closed – as long as the MCU is without power. If necessary. input voltage: 30 V DC Max. double throw (SPDT) relays can be used for control of external functions/equipment. The maximum operational limits of the relay ports are: ❑ ❑ Max.

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Preparing the Power Cable

Preparing the Power Cable
Depending on the product version, the MCU will either be designed for AC or DC power. MCUs that require a DC power supply are equipped with a MATE-N-LOK connector (male) on the front panel (1). You must mount a connector that fits your DC power source at the other end of the power cable, by connecting the black lead to the positive terminal on your power source. The required voltage level, +24 V or -48 V is indicated on the front panel of the unit. Pin 1 (to the left on the MCU when seen from the front) is connected to positive voltage, and pin 2 (to the right) is connected to negative voltage. The MCU is equipped with a protection circuit that prevents it from starting if the polarity of the power supply voltage is reversed. MCUs requiring an AC power supply have a power inlet (male) at the back (2). NOTE Do not connect the power cable until you are ready to start up the system.

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Initial Start-up Procedure
.Follow the steps below to start the MCU and connected ALDs. 1. Power-up the MCU by connecting the power cable. 2. Verify Power and ALD Port LED indications. 3. Wait until the MCU has finished booting and the Power LED has stopped flashing before establishing a local management connection. NOTE The first time you switch on the MCU it may take several minutes for the MCU to scan the AISG bus for connected devices and retrieve device information. Before the MCU has finished retrieving device information the data in your management application may not correspond to the actual system configuration.

Establishing a Local Management Connection
The MCU can be managed both locally and remotely, but when accessing the MCU for the first time you must connect locally. A web browser, an SNMP manager, a Telnet client or a text terminal may be used to configure the system. Verify that your PC is using dynamic IP addressing. This is the default case for most computers, but if you are unsure you can configure your PC by following the steps listed below.

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Windows 2000 Configuration for Dynamic IP Addresses
1. In Windows, open the folder containing your network connections by selecting Start → Programs → Accessories → Communications → Network and Dial-up/Internet Connections. 2. Right-click Local Area Connection, and select Properties. 3. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties. 4. Write down all settings on this screen, so that you can change the settings back when you have completed the procedure. 5. Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. 6. Click OK twice. 7. Close the Network and Dial-up/Internet connections folder.

Windows XP Configuration for Dynamic IP Addresses
1. In Windows, open the folder containing your network connections by selecting Start → All Programs → Accessories → Communications → Network Connections. 2. Right-click Local Area Connection, and select Properties. 3. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties. 4. Write down all settings on this screen, so that you can change the settings back when you have completed the procedure. 5. Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. 6. Click OK twice. 7. Close the Network Connections folder.

Connecting the PC
1. Use a shielded crossover Ethernet cable (STP Cat. 5 or higher) to connect the Ethernet port of your PC to the Local LAN port of the MCU. (MDI–MDI connection) 2. Normally, your PC will receive a valid IP address automatically when you connect it to the MCU. However, if you are unable to communicate with the MCU, you might have to restart your PC after you have connected it to the MCU. If you don’t want to restart your PC, you can do the following instead: a. Open the command prompt by selecting Start → Programs → Accessories → Command Prompt, or by selecting Start → Run, typing cmd in the Open box, and clicking OK. b. In the command prompt, type ipconfig/renew to receive a valid IP address from the MCU. When your PC has connected to the MCU, you can start your management application to configure the system.

Accessing the Webpages of the MCU
This section is only applicable if you are going to use a web browser for configuration and/or management of the RET System. Before you can access the web pages of an MCU you must establish a local management connection via the Local LAN port or the RS-232 port or a remote management connection. The web pages are best viewed using a minimum screen resolution of 800 × 600 pixels.

Access Control
There are four different access levels for the MCU, as listed in Table 3-4. A higher level always has access to everything that is accessible at lower levels. The user name and password are case sensitive.

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Surveillance ALD Configuration Network Configuration Software version verification

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User name
Level1 Level2 Level3 Level4

Default password
public limited private admin22 Read access only.

Description

Write access to parameters for ALD configuration. Write access to configuration parameters for the management network. Unlimited read/write access. Allows user to validate updated software revision for the MCU.

MCU Login
To access the MCU, start a web browser on your PC and enter the IP address of the Local LAN port of the MCU (Always 192.168.47.10) in the URL address field and press Return. The login dialog box illustrated below will appear.

Figure 3-12 MCU Login Window Depending on what you want to do, enter the corresponding user name and password from Table 3-2 and click OK. The main web page of the MCU and a pop-up asking you to enter your user name appears. NOTE Your web browser must be set up to allow pop-ups. If the pop-up does not appear, click the information bar that appears at the top of the browser window to change your settings and allow pop-ups from this site.

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Configuring Management Connections Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Figure 3-13 User Name Pop-up Window The user name you enter will be added to the beginning of any event texts that are recorded in the event log when you configure the MCU. Enter your user name and click Set. you should plan your work carefully and decide which connections to make. 3-28 044-05288 Rev C . 6. The MCU main web page will then be displayed. NOTE You must make sure that Refresh this page automatically is checked on each individual web page you want your web browser to refresh. Restart the MCU to make the IP configuration take effect. Access the web pages of the MCU. and which routing scheme to use. make sure Refresh this page automatically is checked. Set up the SNMP traps. Configuring Management Connections NOTE Before attempting to establish a remote management connection. Configure allocation of IP addresses to computers connected to the Local LAN port. which IP addresses to configure. Set up the network routing path for accessing other networks. 7. If the Set button is still greyed out (not activated) after you have entered your user name. Set up the IP addresses on the Local LAN/Site LAN port. Establish a local management connection to the MCU. 3. In order to always display an updated view of the status of the RET System. 8. The maximum string length is 30 characters. 5. click somewhere in the dialog box – outside of the value field – to activate it. Connect the MCU to the site LAN. some of the web pages can be automatically refreshed. 2. 4. To make your web browser automatically refresh the Main Page. Workflow 1.

select Network → IP Addresses. make sure that Use DHCP is not checked for this port. The web page for configuration of IP addresses will be displayed. enter an IP address and a subnet mask for the Local LAN and/or Site LAN port. 044-05288 Rev C 3-29 . In the table IP Address Configuration. If you are setting up an IP address on the Site LAN port. Click Set.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring Management Connections Setting up IP Addresses on the MCU Ports Static IP Addresses To setup a static IP address.

check Use DHCP for the Site LAN port and click Set. NOTE The values on IP address. select Network → IP Addresses. subnet mask and default gateway further down on the web page are now greyed out and will be overridden by values obtained from the DHCP server on the site LAN. To make the MCU obtain a dynamic IP address from the DHCP server on the site LAN. 3-30 044-05288 Rev C . The web page for configuration of IP addresses will be displayed.Configuring Management Connections Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Dynamic IP Address on the Site LAN Port of the MCU To setup a dynamic IP address.

select Network → IP Addresses. The MCU will now automatically allocate an IP address whenever a PC is connected to the Local LAN port. To make the MCU allocate dynamic IP addresses to the Ethernet port of PCs connected to the Local LAN port. computers connected to the Local LAN port must be configured for dynamic IP addressing. check Use DHCP for the Local LAN port. The web page for configuration of IP addresses is displayed. To enable the allocation of IP addresses to computers connected to the Local Lan port. 044-05288 Rev C 3-31 .Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring Management Connections Configuring the DHCP server in the MCU NOTE In order to receive an IP address from the DHCP server in the MCU. Click Set.

Restarting the MCU The MCU must be restarted to make the IP configuration take effect. 3-32 044-05288 Rev C . To setup a default gateway. In the Default Gateway Configuration table. The web page for configuration of IP addresses is displayed. select Network → IP Addresses. To restart the MCU. the default gateway is obtained from the DHCP server and can not be configured manually. scroll down to the bottom of the page Network → IP Addresses and click Restart MCU to make the MCU perform a soft restart. enter the IP address of the default gateway in the Value field. Click Set.Configuring Management Connections Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Setting Up IP Routing NOTE If you have configured the MCU to use DHCP on the Site LAN port.

5 or higher) to the Site LAN port. or to another MCU connected to the LAN network. select Yes from the Enabled list. enter the NWM server IP address in the Destination field. (MDI–MDIX connection) If possible. to ensure a correct configuration. to add the new traps. Setting up SNMP Traps The MCU is capable of sending SNMP v1.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring Management Connections Connecting the MCU to the Site LAN Make sure your PC is connected to the site LAN. select Network → SNMP Traps. Enter the community once more. Connect the MCU to the site LAN by connecting a shielded straight-through Ethernet cable (STP Cat. If your network contains the Powerwave NWM software. Configure the following parameters for each SNMP manager the MCU should send traps to: Destination Community Confirm community Enabled Trap version Enter the IP address or host name of the SNMP manager. v2 or v3 traps to notify an SNMP manager about certain events. Select the SNMP version the traps should be sent in. Enter the community that should be used for the SNMP traps. If you want the MCU to send SNMP traps to this destination. and that it is set up to work properly in its environment. 044-05288 Rev C 3-33 . select Yes. verify that the MCU can communicate with the remote management terminal or other hosts connected to the site LAN. the community (password) Community field. then click Set. It can generate traps to as many as eight (8) SNMP managers simultaneously. and select SNMP v3 from the Trap Version list. The web page for configuration of SNMP traps is displayed. To configure SNMP traps.

Antenna configuration files for different Powerwave antennas are available from Technical Support at Powerwave. Start your web browser and log on to the MCU. Verify that you have files containing correct antenna configuration data for your RET units. or at http://www. NOTE You must always recalibrate the RET unit after mounting a RET unit back on an antenna and/or if you upload a configuration file. 3. Enter information about new ALDs to make it possible to distinguish them from each other. If you are unsure of what information you need. 7. it is recommended that you read the instructions in this chapter and acquire the necessary information before attempting to configure the system. 4.powerwave. 5. Calibrate new RET units. Configure the device scan procedure for a new MCU. some actions may not be applicable. Enter information about a new MCU. as well as information about the antenna the ALDs are connected to.com/retconfigfiles. 6.asp. 3-34 044-05288 Rev C . 2. The notes should contain the information needed to identify different ALDs in the system. Establish a local or remote management connection. Upload antenna configuration data to new RET units. ❑ Workflow When you have installed new units. 1. Depending on which type of units you have installed. you must perform the relevant actions listed below.Configuring and Calibrating the System Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring and Calibrating the System Before you can configure your system: ❑ Verify that you have notes from the mechanical installation of the ALDs at hand.

Click Set. Enter information in the available fields: MCU Id Location Contact User Name The name you want to use to identify the MCU. such as an e-mail address. string length: 30 characters. string length: 30 characters. Max.) 044-05288 Rev C 3-35 . If you have problems detecting ALDs from other manufacturers in your system. (The reason for the existence of different device scan procedures is that the definition of this procedure in the AISG specification is ambiguous and can be interpreted in different ways by different ALD manufacturers. string length: 30 characters. The Identification page for the MCU will be displayed. Contact information for the person responsible for the MCU. string length: 30 characters. Max. you can minimize the time the MCU spends on waiting for non-responsive ALDs by applying strict AISG compliance for response timing of ALDs.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring and Calibrating the System Entering MCU Identification Data Select the web page General → Identification. Your user name. Max. This will force the MCU to try several different device scan procedures. The location of the MCU. you can set the device scan speed to “Slow”. Max. Configuring Device Scan If the device scan process is too slow due to many non-responsive ALDs in your system. if different from the one that was entered in the pop-up query at login.

1 and AISGV2.0 in order to speed up scans and parameter updates.0. and the entire HDLC frame must be received within 104 ms. 3-36 044-05288 Rev C . set the following parameters: AISG Version Select the appropriate AISG version that you wish to scan for. follow the steps below. • Yes (Faster): The ALDs must start transmitting their response within 10 ms. • Select AISGV1. • Slow: The MCU will try all possible device scan procedures.1 to scan for only AISGV1. • Fast: The device scan will be performed using a procedure that will detect all Powerwave AISG equipment (and most equipment from other manufacturers). The MCU will always wait up to 140 ms for reception of an HDLC frame.) Device Scan Speed Select the device scan speed. Switching between AISGV1.1+AISGV2. this setting might solve the problem. If not. A list of the connected ALDs is displayed.0 to scan for only AISGV2 compliant devices. it may be necessary to have all of your ALDs set to AISGV1.1 or to AISGV2. • Select AISGV2. The MCU will check if at least one octet has been received after 10 ms.1 compliant devices.) then click Start Device Scan to cause the MCU to scan for the devices.Configuring and Calibrating the System Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Select the web page Devices → ALD List.To switch all ALD devices to a specific AISG version. (This option should only be used if the previous option fails to produce a valid list of ALDs.0 to scan for both types of devices. the MCU assumes that the ALD will not respond. The Powerwave MCU includes a feature that allows you to switch all connected AISG devices (which can switch) between the two versions. (If you experience communication problems. • Select AISGV1. Under Device scan. Strict AISG Response Compliance Select if AISG-compliant response timing should be applied. • No (Slower): The MCU will not require the ALDs to start transmitting their response within the required time.

If it is not. click the RET link in the Type column for the unit you want to configure. Click OK to continue. Uploading Antenna Configuration Files to RET Units Select the web page Devices → ALD List. start a device scan as described in the previous procedure. follow the instructions listed in Configuring Device Scan above. Select ALD SW Download from the menu ont he left On the ALD SW Download screen shown in Figure 3-14. When the RET unit displays. The RET Configuration page for the RET unit is displayed.0) and click Reset. Make sure that the RET unit is present in the list. A list of the connected ALDs is displayed. All devices will then be reset to the chosen AISG Version. then click OK to continue.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring and Calibrating the System Select the Devices → ALD List page and verify that there are units to be switched. In order to redisplay the ALDs. choose the approprate value in the Reset to AISG version list (AISGV1. 044-05288 Rev C 3-37 .1 or AISGV2. Figure 3-14 ALD SW Download Screen A dialog box is displayed to notify you that all ALDs will be removed in order to complete the process.

then click Send. Click the link in the Sector column for the unit you want to configure. The ALD Installation page is displayed. Repeat steps above for each RET unit you want to configure. enter the FTP or HTTP address for the antenna configuration file (you can enter an address for any location reachable from your computer).Configuring and Calibrating the System Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Scroll down to the table containing the field Antenna Configuration File and select the Browse or the URL radio button. do the following: Select the web page Devices → ALD List. A list of the connected ALDs is displayed. If it is not. To enter information about an RET. then click Send. If you select the Browse Radio button. start a device scan as described in the previous section. Make sure that the RET unit is present in the list. 3-38 044-05288 Rev C . Entering RET Installation and Configuration Data It is recommended that you enter unique information about all RETs to make it possible to distinguish them from each other. select the Antenna Configuration File you want to use from the list. If you select the URL button.

044-05288 Rev C 3-39 .Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring and Calibrating the System Enter the following installation data and click Set: Installation Date Installer Base Station Sector Antenna Bearing Mechanical Tilt The date the ALD was installed. Max string length: 12 characters The sector in which the antenna that the ALD is connected to will be operating. Max string length: 5 characters The ID of the base station. string length: 6 characters The name or ID of the person(s) who installed the ALD and performed the initial configuration and calibration. Max string length: 4 characters The bearing of the antenna in degrees. The mechanical tilt of the antenna in degrees. Max.

Possible frequency bands: 800. third band Gain. Beam Width. The gain in dB for frequency band 1 (lowest). 1900. for example: 900. The beam width in degrees for the frequency band 2.Configuring and Calibrating the System Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) If you are installing a RET unit. 900. second band Beam Width. and click Set: Antenna Model Antenna Serial No.1500. 1500. Enter the remaining configuration data. if necessary. first band Gain. second band 3-40 044-05288 Rev C . string length: 17 characters A comma separated list containing the frequency bands in MHz in which the antenna is operating. 1800. Frequency Bands The antenna model The serial number of the antenna. click the link RET Configuration. The beam width in degrees for frequency band 1 (lowest). The RET Configuration page will be displayed. and 2100 MHz. Most of the data below is automatically entered when you upload the antenna configuration file. Max. The gain in dB for frequency band 2 (middle). first band Beam Width.2100. The beam width in degrees for the frequency band 3.

Tilt Configuring and Calibrating the System The gain in dB for frequency band 3 (highest). The TMA Configuration page will be displayed. If you are installing a TMA. click the link TMA Configuration. third band Max. If needed. Tilt Min. 044-05288 Rev C 3-41 . The minimum tilt for the antenna.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Gain. select the appropriate TMA mode by clicking the button Change to Normal/Bypass mode. The maximum tilt for the antenna.

Gain (dB) Gain Resolution (dB) The model number of the TMA. Gain (dB) Min.0 The frequency band in MHz in which the TMA is transmitting. Repeat the steps above for all new ALDs. enter the following data and click Set: Model Serial No. If it isn’t.Configuring and Calibrating the System Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Scroll down. for example: 1210.01340.01340. Max. try clicking the refresh link in the left menu bar – not the refresh button in the toolbar of your web browser – or wait around 10 seconds for the web page to be updated automatically. The gain resolution in dB. for example: 1210.0 The maximum possible gain in dB. Max. The frequency band in MHz in which the TMA is receiving. string length: 15 characters The serial number of the TMA. string length: 17 characters The type of TMA: “Bypass” or “VSWR”. The minimum possible gain in dB. Check the Status field at the bottom of the table to see if the ALD is OK. 3-42 044-05288 Rev C . Type Receive Band Transmit Band Max.

When the device scan is finished. To calibrate a RET or i-RET unit. Make sure that the RET unit is present in the list. The device scan may take up to 1 minute. the text Last device scan finished successfully is displayed. A list of the connected ALDs will be displayed. 044-05288 Rev C 3-43 . There is no need to calibrate the i-RET units in a newly installed i-RET antenna. 2. it is necessary to upload the corect configuration file and then calibrate the new unit as described in this section. 3. so resetting the tilt is not necessary. Click Start device scan. click OK. If no ALD is connected to the MCU. Select the web page Devices → ALD List. follow the steps listed below. The web page is automatically updated every 10 seconds. and no ALD previously has been detected by the MCU. The message Device scan in progress is displayed in red. the text Last device scan failed is displayed. NOTE You must always re-calibrate the RET unit after mounting a RET unit back on an antenna and/or if you upload a configuration file. If an i-RET is replaced. When the calibration of a RET or i-RET is complete. When the system asks if you want to start a device scan. Click the tilt value link in the Tilt/Gain column for the RET unit you want to calibrate.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring and Calibrating the System Calibrating RET and i-RET Units Calibrating a RET or i-RET units allows the MCU to verify the top and bottom of the tilt range for the attached motors. The RET Tilt page for the RET unit will be displayed. NOTE i-RET Antenna units are pre-calibrated in the factory. If it is not. the motor will be reset to its original position. do the following: 1.

The Calibration Status is set to Calibrating. When the calibration has finished successfully. Scanning for New ALDs When a new ALD has been connected you have to perform a device scan so that the MCU detects it.Device Management Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Click Calibrate or Calibrate All ALDs. refer to the section Configuring Device Scan for information on how to modify the device scan procedure. The web page is automatically updated every 5 seconds. Access the MCU web pages. Device Management Before you can start managing the RET System you must do the following: 1. or if the device scan is very slow. NOTE If the MCU fails to detect the new ALD. Select Devices → ALD List. Establish a local management connection to the MCU. The new ALD will then appear on the web pages. 2. A list of the connected ALDs will be displayed. 3-44 044-05288 Rev C . the Calibration Status will change to Calibrated. Click Start device scan. Wait about 1–2 minutes for the RET unit to finish calibrating.

the text Last device scan failed is displayed. The device scan may take up to 1 minute. and no ALD previously has been detected by the MCU.) 044-05288 Rev C 3-45 . click OK. (If no ALD is connected to the MCU. the text Last device scan finished successfully is displayed. The message Device scan in progress is displayed in red. The web page is automatically updated every 10 seconds.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Device Management When the system asks if you want to start a device scan. When the device scan is finished.

2.(For information on how the electrical tilt value is defined. Enter the tilt value in degrees.Setting the Electrical Tilt of a RET or i-RET Unit with MCU Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Setting the Electrical Tilt of a RET or i-RET Unit with MCU The MCU provides an option for scheduling one or more tilt set tasks on RET/3GPP devices on the ALD list page. scheduled task details are maintained in Flash memory to avoid data loss during a MCU reboot operation. In the MCU. follow the steps below. The Schedule Tilt window displays. refer to the AISG specification (Ref. Select Devices → ALD List.. 1. [1]) 3-46 044-05288 Rev C . The MCU automatically places a completion notice in the event log when the tilt set task is complete. Each scheduled task is considered an individual record containing the following details: ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ALD Address Tilt values needs to be set Scheduled Date and time for setting tilt Status of the task. Subunit information for 3GPP device To schedule a MCU tilt set task. then select Schedule Tilt from the Commands list.

the tilt has been set successfully. When the correct value is displayed in the Current Tilt field. or second fields will be rejected. The web page is automatically updated every 5 seconds. NOTE: All information must be entered into this window. Setting the Electrical Tilt of a RET or i-RET Unit with 4. Then click Set to store the schedule. The Calendar window displays. When the scheduled time matches with the current time. Blank hour. the scheduler initiates the set tilt operation. The status of the scheduled task is available as a part of the MCU event logs. Periodically. Months can be selected from the month list. minute. Click Close to close the windows. as shown below. Click Set.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) 3. Enter the time using 24 hour notation. then click the Calendar icon. and years may be selected by clicking on the left or right arrows surrounding the year. the thread retrieves data from the flash memory and checks the date of the retrieved task with the current Date/Time. The Scheduler runs as a separate thread in the MCU to schedule the tilt operation. then click the date on which the task should be run. 044-05288 Rev C 3-47 .

10P1A1</aldProductNumber> <aldSerialNumber>2A0123456782</aldSerialNumber> <HardwareVersion>1100096323R1A(03)</HardwareVersion> <SoftwareVersion>7000. Since there is not enough memory to store the XML file. These details are used to generate the analysis report. See below for an example of the XML file format. the MCU must be set up to store the file in an FTP site.0</MinTilt> <MechanicalTilt>0. <?xml version="1.00blue</AntennaModel> <AntennaSerialNumber>33</AntennaSerialNumber> <AntennaBand>1800. This XML file can be used as a base file for generating analysis reports.2100</AntennaBand> <AntennaBeamWidth1>65</AntennaBeamWidth1> <AntennaBeamWidth2>65</AntennaBeamWidth2> <AntennaBeamWidth3>65</AntennaBeamWidth3> <AntennaBeamWidth4>0</AntennaBeamWidth4> <AntennaGain1>175</AntennaGain1> <AntennaGain2>175</AntennaGain2> <AntennaGain3>175</AntennaGain3> <AntennaGain4>0</AntennaGain4> <AntennaBearing>0</AntennaBearing> <CurrentTiltValue>2.12.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <Logs> <AntennaModel>7785.1900.64)</SoftwareVersion> </Logs> The above parameters are available as part of the MCU-MIB.xml Date Format: DDMMMYYYY Time Format: HHMMSS (Time in 24 hour Format) All the above values are retrieved from the MIB to generate the XML file name. 3-48 044-05288 Rev C . RET-MIB and 3GPP-MIB.0</MaxTilt> <MinTilt>0.10P4F3(2.0</MechanicalTilt> <InstallationDate>5</InstallationDate> <InstallersId>x</InstallersId> <BaseStationId>Three</BaseStationId> <SectorId>G123</SectorId> <UniqueId>PW2A0123456782</UniqueId> <Vendor>PW</Vendor> <aldProductNumber>8000.0</CurrentTiltValue> <MaxTilt>8. AISG-MIB. The MCU will generate and upload the XML file to a designated FTP site. The XML files contain the following information: ❑ ❑ ❑ (Sitename)_(antenna position)_(band)_(date)_(Time).MCU/Antenna Tilt Settings and XML File Generation Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) MCU/Antenna Tilt Settings and XML File Generation This feature enables the MCU to generate an XML file for each tilt change. See the following section for details.

Go to Report → RET Report Configuration. Enter the following information: Table 3-3 FTP Site Details for XML File Upload Field Host Folder Name Username Password Description FTP Host on which the file has to be uploaded Folder name at the FTP server side Login Credentials Password Each time the tilt value changes in the RET or 3GPP device. the MCU contains the details in the FTP settings and will not generate any XML file. 2.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) MCU/Antenna Tilt Settings and XML File Generation Generate and Upload the XML FIle Follow these steps to configure the FTP site details and upload the XML file from the MCU. in case of wrong FTP settings. File upload status (both success and failure) is available in the MCU event logs page (see below). 044-05288 Rev C 3-49 . The user must manually check the event log and correct the FTP settings. By default. the MCU uploads this data into flash memory to avoid data loss in case of an MCU reboot. 1. The Event log provides the failure logs.

A list of the connected ALDs is displayed. If necessary. The TMA Configuration page for the unit is displayed. 3-50 044-05288 Rev C . Click the TMA link in the Type column for the unit you want to configure.Setting the Gain of an AISG TMA Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Setting the Gain of an AISG TMA Select Devices → ALD List. select the correct TMA mode by clicking the button Change to Normal/Bypass mode.

Click Set. The old software is then erased from the MCU. NOTE If the MCU is restarted before you have validated the new software. The server can be located anywhere in the management network or on a local PC. This speeds up the subsequent download of software to ALDs of the same type.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Downloading and Installing Software In the field Change Gain To.asp. This means that you cannot revert to the old software once you have downloaded new software to an ALD. ALDs can only contain one software version at a time. When you have downloaded new MCU software. the gain has been set successfully.powerwave. If the image size of the latest downloaded ALD software is smaller than 128 kB. you can restart the MCU and swap to the new software to verify it. The web page is automatically updated every 5 seconds. When you have verified that the new software is functioning correctly. you must validate the new software in order to install it permanently in the MCU. Antenna hex files are available at http://www. However. if you don’t want to validate the new software you can revert to the old software. Before you can configure a RET System you must make sure you have access to files containing correct configuration data for the RET modules. the old software will automatically be reinstalled. a copy of this software is cached in the MCU. Downloading and Installing Software New software for the MCU and the ALDs can be downloaded from a remote server via FTP or HTTP.com/retconfigfiles. When the correct value is displayed in the Current Gain field. enter the gain value in dB. Contact Powerwave Technical Support if you encounter any issues or have additional questions. 044-05288 Rev C 3-51 .

14. Click I Agree to the licence agreement. 6. 7. Choose the folder c:\mcu and click OK. you must download one. Select the Shared folders page and click on the left most Add button to add a folder. and choose MCU SW Download. The default is having the server started automatically with windows and run as a service. Finally click Install which will start the copy process. The next screen lets you decide how the FTP server should be started. On the “General” page. In the list User should be member of the following group below. 3. 13. Choose Standard as the type of install and click Next. 4. The installed FTP server will be started automatically. 1. Powerwave recommends a free of use.sourceforge. click on Swap to new SW. In the directory list. select the folder just added and click on Read in the Files form. click Add and enter a description for this group. Contact Powerwave Technical Support as described at the end of this chapter and request a copy of the latest MCU software.img”) (same file name as used in Configuring the FTP server. Copy both the image (*. The other options should be left as they are. Enter the user name anonymous. 7. Run the downloaded program to start the installation. click Add to add a user. On the General page. 9. Configuring the FTP server 1. 4. for example “MCU software” and then click OK. Enter “anonymous” as user name and leave the password blank. and select Users. 2. 6. open source product called FileZilla. 3-52 Navigate in your web browser to the IP address of the MCU to be updated.sum) to the c:\mcu folder. 3. Download the open source (free) FTP server FileZilla from http://prdownloads. Choose the menu item Edit once again. Create a folder (using Windows explorer or similar) where the MCU software can be placed.net/filezilla/FileZilla_Server_0_9_3. 044-05288 Rev C . Then click Set. 3. 8. The MCU will then reboot with the new software. For example c:\mcu. Select ftp as download service and enter the name or IP address of the computer you’ve installed the FTP server on.sourceforge. click OK to continue. 5. When installation says “Completed”. Updating the MCU Software 1. and List and +Subdirs in the Directories form to set permissions of this folder on the FTP server. Close the Group configuration screen by clicking on OK. it can be stopped by the Windows Administrative Tools found in the Control Panel. 15. 5.img. It can be found at http://filezilla.Downloading and Installing Software Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) FTP Server Setup and MCU Software Updating Installing the FTP server If an FTP server is not available on your PC. The IP address can be found by starting a Command Prompt on the Windows computer and run the command ipconfig. click on Start Download. 5. 6. or browse the destination folder or use the recommended one and click Next. When the page has been reloaded. 8. 10. 2. highlight the group MCU software and then click on OK. Log in with “Level4” and the corresponding password. Close the User configuration screen by clicking on OK. If you later don’t need the server. 12.img) and the checksum file (*. Enter the file name of the MCU software image (for instance “pw_mcu_software. 7.net/. Enter.exe?download 2. step 3). 11. click Close to exit installation program. 4. Go back to the FTP server window and click edit and choose groups. The FTP server is now configured and accepting file transfers by the user “anonymous”. After the download has finished. Click on General tab. In the pop-up window.

The MCU Software Download page is displayed. Enter the password for the user name above.img. Enter the IP address or DNS name of the remote server you want to download software from. Since your laptop will be configured to be the FTP server. User name Password Enter the user name you want to use for logging on to the server.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Downloading and Installing Software Downloading and Installing MCU Software Select General → MCU SW Download. 044-05288 Rev C 3-53 . When the software has finished downloading the download status value will change to Successful. If the server requires user name authentication. Enter the name of the software file you want to download.00R7A. You must have the latest File name software somewhere on your laptop and this is where you call out to the name of that file. Specify the following parameters: Download service Server Select the method/protocol (ftp or http) you want to use for downloading data. simply run the command “ipconfig” to find your IP address and enter it as the server. The web page is automatically updated every 10 seconds. you must enter a password every time. Click Set then click Start Download. Example: mcu-7000.

The MCU is now restarted with the new software. The current software status of the MCU. 3-54 044-05288 Rev C .Downloading and Installing Software Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) The table at the bottom of the MCU Software Download page contains the following information: Current version Downloaded version Software status The software version currently running on the MCU The new software version that has been downloaded to the MCU. You cannot revert to the previous software version since it is no longer available in the MCU. To install new software in the MCU. • Running validated software: The software has been approved. • Running new software: New software that has not yet been approved is running on the MCU. You can still revert to the previous software version. if any. swap to the new software by clicking Swap to new software. The text No further information due to restart will be displayed on the web page.

check that the software status has been changed to Running new software. wait a couple of seconds and try again. the MCU is still rebooting. When the MCU Software Download page has been reloaded correctly. If not. Verify the new software is functioning correctly by select the web page General → MCU SW Download again and do one of the following: ❑ If the new software is functioning correctly. If the new software is not functioning correctly.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Downloading and Installing Software Wait for about 30 seconds for the MCU to restart then select General → MCU SW Download again to reload the MCU Software Download page. it will automatically swap back to the old software. 044-05288 Rev C 3-55 . click Revert to old SW to restart the MCU and reinstall the previous software version. If the web page is not displayed correctly. The previous software version is now automatically erased from the system and the software status is changed to Running validated software. click Validate new SW to permanently install the new software. ❑ NOTE If the MCU is restarted before you have validated the new software. the software swap has not been performed.

The software download page for the ALD is displayed. The ALD Software Download page will be displayed. 3-56 044-05288 Rev C . Click the link in the Current Version column for the ALD you want to download software to.Downloading and Installing Software Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Downloading and Installing ALD Software Select General → ALD SW Download.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Restart ALD. The MCU Software Download page is displayed. A soft restart restarts the software in the MCU only. It can be used for re-initiating MCUs or ALDs that are not responding. Enter the password for the user name above. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Hard restart or Soft Restart depending on what you want to do. A hard restart re-initiates all hardware and software in the MCU and any ALDs connected to the MCU. 044-05288 Rev C 3-57 . Click Set then click Start Download. Enter the user name you want to use for logging on to the server. Enter the name of the software file you want to download. Enter the IP address or DNS name of the remote server you want to download software from. To perform a reset. you must enter a password every time you download software. Restarting the MCU There are two types of restart: hard restart and soft restart. When the software has finished downloading the download status value will change to Successful. select General → MCU SW Download. The web page is automatically updated every 10 seconds. A hard restart can interrupt the traffic transmitted by AISG TMAs connected to the MCU.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Specify the following parameters: Download service Server File name User name Password Restarting the MCU Select the method/protocol (ftp or http) you want to use for downloading data. If the server requires user name authentication.

The web page for configuration of IP addresses opens. the dynamic IP address goes back into the IP address pool and can be assigned to another user. Static IP addresses are permanent. or for some other specified amount of time.Network Management Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Network Management Configuring IP Addresses IP addresses may be either static or dynamic. 3-58 044-05288 Rev C . make sure that Use DHCP is not checked for this port. If you are setting up an IP address on the Site LAN port. you can do this before you continue to the next step and restart the MCU. If you want to configure the default gateway. enter an IP address and a subnet mask for the Local LAN and/or Site LAN port and click Set. Once the host disconnects from the network. refer to the Configuring IP Routing section in this chapter. a DHCP server allocates all IP addresses upon DHCP requests from the hosts. Dynamic IP addresses are only allocated for the duration of each communication session. Scroll down to the bottom of the web page and click Restart MCU. In a network with dynamic IP addresses. select Network → IP Addresses. In the table IP Address Configuration. To setup static IP addresses.

NOTE The values on IP address. select Network → IP Addresses. Scroll down to the bottom of the web page and click Restart MCU. subnet mask and default gateway further down on the web page (see Configuring IP Routing) are now greyed out and will be overridden by values obtained from the DHCP server on the site LAN. 044-05288 Rev C 3-59 . check Use DHCP for the Site LAN port and click Set. The web page for configuration of IP addresses opens. To make the MCU obtain a dynamic IP address from the DHCP server on the site LAN.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Network Management To setup a dynamic IP address on the Site LAN port of the MCU.

select Network → IP Addresses. If you want to configure static IP addresses ("Static IP Addresses" on page 29) you can do this before you continue to the next step and restart the MCU.Configuring IP Routing Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring IP Routing In a network using static IP addresses. 3-60 044-05288 Rev C . This page intentionally left blank In the Default Gateway Configuration table. The computers that control traffic within your network are gateway nodes. enter the IP address of the default gateway in the Value field and click Set. Scroll down to the bottom of the web page and click Restart MCU. The web page for configuration of IP addresses is displayed. you can configure the default gateway for accessing other networks. To setup a default gateway. the default gateway is obtained from the DHCP server and can not be configured manually. A “gateway” is a network point that acts as an entrance to another network. NOTE If you have configured the MCU to use DHCP on the Site LAN port (see "Dynamic IP Address on the Site LAN Port of the MCU" on page 30).

044-05288 Rev C 3-61 . It can generate traps to up to eight (8) SNMP managers simultaneously. If IP forwarding is not activated in your version of the software. This means that computers connected to the Local LAN port of an MCU can communicate with other equipment connected to the site LAN. and request an upgrade to the newest software version. If you want the MCU to send SNMP traps to this destination. to ensure a correct configuration. NOTE It is not possible to communicate with equipment on the site LAN via a PPP connection to the RS-232 port. Enter the community once more. select Yes. Configure the following parameters for each SNMP manager the MCU should send traps to: Destination Community Confirm community Enabled Trap version Enter the IP address or host name of the SNMP manager. The web page for configuration of SNMP traps is displayed. Click Set. Enter the community that should be used for the SNMP traps. To configure SNMP traps. Configuring SNMP Settings The MCU supports SNMP v1. select Network → SNMP Traps. contact the Powerwave Technical Help desk as described at the end of this chapter. v2 and v3.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring IP Forwarding Configuring IP Forwarding The MCU forwards any IP packets received on the Local LAN port that are addressed to other hosts in the management network. It is capable of sending SNMP traps to notify an SNMP manager about certain events. Select the SNMP version the traps should be sent in.

com. according to the terms defined in the Powerwave Standard Warranty Policy. Enter the IP address or host name of the NTP server(s) you want to use in the Value fields and click Set. To contact Powerwave technical support: In the US: Call 1-888-797-9283 and select option 3 or e-mail support@pwav. use the next one or two drop-down lists to further specify the geographical location of the MCU.com In Asia: email techsupporthk@pwav. 7 days a week. The web page for the Network Time Protocol is displayed. Click Set. If you selected a geographical location in the previous step.com 3-62 044-05288 Rev C . Contacting Powerwave Technical support is available 24 hours a day. select Network → NTP Settings. Select the geographical location or time zone of the MCU from the left drop-down list. In EMEA: Call +46 8 540 822 00 or email techsupport@pwav.Configuring NTP Settings Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Configuring NTP Settings To connect to an NTP server.

Troubleshooting The sections that follow contain a list of problems that could occur and a few suggested actions that can correct the problem. Table 4-2 Alarm List Code 1 2–4 5 Description Authentication failure MCU overcurrent on port 1–3 Over temperature Details An authentication failure has occurred on an MCU interface.) Check connections to be sure they are tight. etc. cracks. Temperature in the MCU is lower than the minimum allowed operating temperature. Default severity Warning Major Minor Default trap Yes Yes Yes 6 Under temperature Minor Yes 044-05288 Rev C 4-1 . Temperature in the MCU is higher than the maximum allowed operating temperature. Table 4-1 Recommended Periodic Maintenance Task Inspection of cables and connectors Interval 12 months Action Inspect power and RF cables for signs of damage or wear (frayed insulation. If the suggested corrective action does not eliminate the problem. A complete list of alarms is shown in Table 4-2. The Status menu contains settings for configuration and monitoring of alarms. Periodic Maintenance Periodic maintenance requirements are listed in Table 4-1.Chapter 4 Maintenance Introduction This chapter contains periodic maintenance and performance test procedures for the RET System. Optional Clean equipment Clean as required depending on operating environment. as well as the intervals at which the tasks should be performed. 2 or 3 on the MCU has shut down due to overcurrent. An alarm is defined as an indication a fault has occurred. please contact your Powerwave field representative or help line for further instruction. To optimize the fault management of the RET System you should go through all alarms and adjust the behavior of the MCU to fit your requirements. ALD port 1. Perform cable sweeps. punctures.

Not used. The supply voltage to the MCU is outside the specified range. Is reported as ALD internal error. or the position of the RET has been lost. Not used.Troubleshooting Table 4-2 Alarm List (Continued) Code 7–14 15 16 17 18 19 Description External alarm #1–8 Power failure ALD does not respond Different ALD detected ALD software download failure ALD internal error Details An alarm signal has been received on the alarm port.) The RET is not calibrated. The ALD has been changed. Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Default severity Indeterminate Major RET: Minor TMA: Major Warning Minor RET: Minor TMA: Minor/ Major Warning N/A N/A Default trap Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 20 21 22 ALD comm error ALD TMA alarm ALD TMA gain out of range ALD RET jam ALD RET temporary jam ALD RET tilt out of range Yes N/A N/A 23 24 25 Minor N/A N/A Yes N/A N/A 26 27 ALD RET not calibrated ALD RET not scaled Minor Minor Yes Yes MCU Reset Switch The MCU has a hard reset switch located next to the Power LED on the front panel. Is reported as ALD internal error. Pressing this switch will reset all values in the MCU back to factory defaults.) The RET tilt mechanism cannot be operated. Is reported as ALD comm error. An ALD has produced an invalid response. 4-2 044-05288 Rev C . No antenna configuration file is present. Only use this switch as a final option in the event the MCU locks-up. The download of software to an ALD failed. An internal error has occurred in an ALD. (See 20 ALD comm error above. (See 19 ALD internal error above. (See 19 ALD internal error) Not used. The MCU has lost contact with an ALD. Not used.

Table 4-3 Alarm Severity Definitions Severity Indeterminate Warning Minor Major Critical Cleared Description An unknown fault or an event not considered to be a fault has occurred. A fault not affecting normal operation has occurred. A fault interrupting normal operation has occurred. Table 4-4 Alarm Status LED Behavior Color Green Red Pattern Stable Flashing MCU Status No alarm Alarm raised 044-05288 Rev C 4-3 . When an alarm condition ceases. A minor fault hindering normal operation has occurred. The alarm has been cleared. the alarm severity changes to “Cleared”.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Troubleshooting Alarm handling Table 4-3 lists the different alarm severities of the system. (An SNMP trap is sent by default when this occurs. A major fault hindering normal operation has occurred.) The Alarm Status LED on the front panel of the MCU will indicate if there are any raised alarms as listed in Table 4-4.

such as sending of an SNMP trap or on/off switching of external equipment via the control ports. Configuring Alarms and Control (OUT) Ports It is possible to configure how each alarm should be handled. You can define the following: ❑ ❑ ❑ A text string describing the alarm An action to be performed when the alarm is raised. such as sending of an SNMP trap or on/ off switching of external equipment via the control ports. Sector Description Severity Time ALD status The alarm number identified in Appendix A. The sector in which the device that generated the alarm is operating. The time the alarm occurred. Click the link to go to the Alarm Status page for the ALD.Troubleshooting Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Viewing active alarms To view active alarms. A list of the alarms that are currently active is displayed. 4-4 044-05288 Rev C . The configured severity of the alarm. Code Serial no. The alarm description. The serial number of the device that generated the alarm. An action to be performed when the alarm is cleared. select Status → Active alarms.

The Event Configuration page for the alarm is displayed. and one row for the raising of the alarm (Default severity = Indeterminate/Warning/Minor/Major/Critical). Click Configure to clear or raise an alarm.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Click on Status → Alarm model. A list of all available alarms is displayed. 044-05288 Rev C 4-5 . Troubleshooting The list contains two rows for each alarm: one row for the clearing of the alarm (Default severity = Cleared).

Define the actions.Troubleshooting Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) If you want. you can now change the description of the alarm by entering your own Alarm Description. that should be performed when the alarm is raised/cleared by checking the corresponding boxes and click Set. An SNMP trap will be sent. The outputs of relay 2 will switch state. 4-6 044-05288 Rev C . Relay output #1 Relay output #2 SNMP trap The outputs of relay 1 will switch state. if any.

Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Troubleshooting Configuring Triggers for Alarm (IN) Ports To configure triggers. A list of the alarm ports is displayed. use the Trigger on drop-down list to specify if the alarm should be triggered on the rising or falling edge of the input signal. 044-05288 Rev C 4-7 . click on Status → Alarm triggers. Click Set. Enable or disable the alarm port by selecting the corresponding alternative from the Enabled drop-down list. If you are enabling an alarm.

Log time Event type The time when the alarm occurred. Event text NOTE The Event Log is cleared at hard or soft restart of the MCU.Troubleshooting Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Monitoring the Status of the RET System To view the event log. the user name of the operator is stated first in the event text. 4-8 044-05288 Rev C . select Status → Event Log. A list of latest 100 alarms and events is displayed. Starting: An alarm was activated Ceasing: An alarm was cleared Single: A single event occurred A description of the event. If the event was caused by an operator.

attach the trouble report to the e-mail and send the e-mail to techsupport@pwav. Field Replaceable Units The following units can be replaced in the field on-site by a qualified technician with experience maintaining RF equipment: ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ RET i-RET MCU CILOC / I-CILOC / CIN TMA 044-05288 Rev C 4-9 . Click Generate report to generate a trouble report describing the status of the RET System. Technical support at Powerwave will get back to you as soon as possible. When the report has been generated. Save the trouble report file on your computer or your network. Write an e-mail describing your problem. select Status → Trouble report. The trouble report page will be displayed.com. an ftp link to the trouble report will appear on the web page. Right-click the ftp link and select Save Target As.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Field Replaceable Units Reporting problems and getting technical support If you experience problems and need technical support from Powerwave.

Slide the i-RET motor into the antenna until the front plate of the unit touches the antenna base. Follow the steps listed in Calibrating RET and i-RET Units in Chapter 3. The new RET must be recalibrated after installation. follow the steps listed in Table 4-5. i-RET To replace an i-RET. Follow the steps listed in Calibrating RET and i-RET Units in Chapter 3. Remove any cable ties holding plastic cover in place and remove cover. The new i-RET must be recalibrated after installation. Verify configuration by logging into MCU and following procedures outlined in Chapter 3. then disconnect all cables including ground cable. Insert and tighten the two screws holding the i-RET motor to the antenna Re-connect all cables. Verify that the new i-RET motor is turned in the correct orientation.Field Replaceable Units Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) RET To replace a RET. Remove mounting screws and carefully remove RET Unit making sure stepping motor wheels unhook properly from positioning rack(s). Slide the i-RET motor out of the antenna. Inspect positioning rack(s) for any damage or missing teeth. then disconnect all cables including the ground cable. Table 4-6 i-RET Replacement Procedure Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Action Verify that cables are labeled correctly. 4-10 044-05288 Rev C . Table 4-5 RET Replacement Procedure Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 Action Verify that cables are labeled correctly. follow the steps listed in Table 4-6. including the ground cable. Follow the steps outlined in Chapter 3 for the installation of the appropriate RET Unit housing starting at step 5. Remove and retain the two screws holding the i-RET motor into the antenna. and that the ridges on the side of the unit match the holes in the antenna.

Verify configuration by logging into MCU and following procedures outlined in Chapter 3. I-CILOC or CIN. follow the procedures outlined in the associated TMA Installation and Service Manual. TMA To replace a TMA. it will be necessary to upload the appropriate antenna configuration table (see Uploading Antenna Configuration Files to RET Units in Chapter 3. Verify configuration by logging into MCU and following procedures outlined in Chapter 3 for Configuring Management Connections. Table 4-8 CILOC/I-CILOC/CIN Replacement Procedure Step 1 2 3 Action Verify cables are labeled before disconnecting. the following procedures will ensure optimum response. Replace CILOC/CIN and reconnect cables. 044-05288 Rev C 4-11 . follow the steps listed in Table 4-7. Remove mounting screws holding MCU in rack and remove MCU from rack. Table 4-7 MCU Replacement Procedure Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 Action Set Power switch to OFF. and Configuring and Calibrating the System. Connect all cables and apply power. contact Powerwave’s Customer Service Department for packing materials. based on your location using a method listed in the Contacting Powerwave section. it is recommended that the original package designed for shipping the amplifier be reused. Verify cables are labeled before disconnecting. Please contact our Repair Department. Return For Service Procedures When returning products to Powerwave.) To replace an MCU. Mount new MCU in position and secure into place with mounting screws. then disconnect all cables. Repackaging For Shipment To ensure safe shipment of the equipment. proceed as described in the Table 4-8. Failure to obtain this RMA number may result in delays in receiving repair service. then disconnect all cables.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Return For Service Procedures MCU When an MCU is replaced. If it is not available. CILOC/I-CILOC/CIN To replace a CILOC. Obtaining An RMA A Return Material Authorization (RMA) number must be obtained prior to returning equipment to the factory for service.

Contacting Powerwave Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Contacting Powerwave In the Americas: call: +1 714 466 1000 or +1 888 797 9283 press 2 for RMA. Repair and Warranty press 3 for Technical support email: fax: In EMEA: call: email: In Asia: email techsupporthk@pwav.com +46 8 540 822 00 techsupport@pwav.com for RMA.com for Technical support +1 714 466-5816 for RMA. Repair and Warranty 4-12 044-05288 Rev C . Repair and Warranty support@pwav.com rma@pwave.

4kbps 044-05288 Rev C 5-1 .4 A (current limited.0 A (Vin = -39 V) 90–250 V RMS 45–65 Hz 1.7 A 3. Table 5-1 MCU Specifications MCU unit +24 V DC voltage range Nom.6kbps. output current Total min. current consumption -48 V DC voltage range Nom.7/1. sum of all connectors) > 54 mC during < 10 ms 9. current consumption Generated ALD supply voltage Output voltage range for +24 V Output voltage range for others Internal resistance Max. 38. 3-pole relays) Max.5 Ω 2.5 A 5 ± 1 V at open 5 ± 2 mA at closed Specifications/Features 22 to 30 V 4. available surge supply at start-up (sum of all connectors) AISG data rate Local alarm ports (IN ports) Output voltage Output current Local control ports (OUT ports. current consumption Max.6 A (Vin = 24 V) < 5. current consumption 115/230 V AC voltage range AC frequency Nom.0 A (Vin = 115/230 V) < 2.5 A (Vin = 90 V) 24 VDC 2 V below input voltage value 26 ± 0. current consumption Max.0 A (Vin = 22 V) -39 to -57 V 2.5 V (Output current I = 0 A) < 0. input current 30 VDC 0. input voltage Max. current consumption Max.5 A (Vin = -48 V) < 3.Chapter 5 Specifications Introduction This chapter provides specifications for the RET System. output current per connector (current limited) Total max.

× 1 U 2.M2 screw (IN and OUT) AC power supply RET 1-3 Site LAN (Ethernet 10 BaseT) Local (Ethernet 10/100 BaseT) RS-232 Local alarm and control ports Max.8 mm 5-2 044-05288 Rev C .51 lbs) Table 5-2 RET Unit Specifications RET Unit Power supply Current consumption Start-up surge Specifications 9–30 VDC < 2 mC (during first 10 ms.5 kg (5.Introduction Table 5-1 MCU Specifications (Continued) MCU unit Connectors DC power supply Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Specifications/Features CAP 2 Circuit Universal MATE-N-LOK 350778-1 (AMP) IEC/EN60320-1 male IEC 60130-9 (Ed. in addition to normal current consumption) During antenna tilting < 500 mA (Vin < 10 V) < 400 mA (10 V ≤ Vin ≤ 19 V) < 250 mA (Vin > 19 V) < 100 mA (Vin ≤ 19 V) < 50 mA (Vin > 19 V) During all other operating states AISG data rate Rack positioning accuracy 9. 3. conductor cross section 0.6kbps < ±0.14 ≤ Ø ≤ 1.0) female 4-pole RJ45 MDI 4-pole RJ45 MDI 9-pin D-SUB male Connector panel.5 mm Rigid/flexible cable AWG/kcmil Protection ground terminal Dimensions (W×H) Weight 28 ≤ Ø ≤ 16 M6 screw 19 in.

98 × 3.) IEC 60130-9 (Ed.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Table 5-2 RET Unit Specifications (Continued) RET Unit Connectors AISG input/output Protection ground terminal Dimensions (W×H×D) RET in small housing RET in large housing Weight RET in small housing RET in large housing for 1 positioning rack for 2 positioning racks for 3 positioning racks 1050 g (2.09 × 2.23 × 8.) 152 × 82 × 219 mm (5.62 in.91 × 8.3 lbs) 1160 g (2. 3.6 lbs) 1270 g (2.8 lbs) 900 g (2 lbs) 53 × 74 × 217 mm (2.0) male/female M6 or M8 screw depending on product version Introduction Specifications 044-05288 Rev C 5-3 .54 in.

0–30.0 V 10.35 lbs) 5-4 044-05288 Rev C .75 × 2.) 5.5 mC (Vin < 15 V) < 1 mC (Vin ≥ 15 V) < 1 mC (Vin < 15 V) < 2 mC (Vin ≥ 15 V) 9.0–30.3 A 169 × 273 × 68 mm (6. in addition to normal current consumption) LGP16720 < 0.65 × 10.6kbps LGP16721 AISG data rate Connectors Node B/ANT port Protection ground terminal AISG connector Type Pin 6/7 current handling Dimensions (W × H × D) Weight DIN 7/16 female M8 screw IEC 60130-9 (Ed.0 V Specifications < 175 mA (Vin < 19 V) < 90 mA (Vin ≥ 19 V) < 825 mA (Vin < 19 V) < 420 mA (Vin ≥ 19 V) LGP16721 Start-up surge (during first 10 ms.6 kg (12.Introduction Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Table 5-3 TMA Unit Specification TMA Unit Power supply LGP16720 LGP16721 Current consumption (sum of both branches) Normal mode LGP16720 9.0) female ≤ 1. 3.68 in.

15 in.6kbps.62 × 3. 3.65 lbs) IEC 60130-9 (Ed.89 × 3.4kbps 55dBm RMS 68dBm peak (Pulse duration <0.2dB 806–960 MHz and 1710–2170 MHz > 20dB ±0–3 kA / 10/350 μs 044-05288 Rev C 5-5 . 38.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Introduction Table 5-4 CILOC Unit Specification CILOC Power supply Current handling Current consumption AISG data rate Max. RF power Idle state biasing Insertion loss RF operational bands Return loss at RF ports Lightning current pulse handling Connectors Antenna CILOC AISG output Antenna/BTS RF Protection ground BTS CILOC AISG input Antenna/BTS RF Protection ground Dimensions (W×H×D) Weight IEC 60130-9 (Ed.0) male DIN 7/16 female/male M6 screw 48 × 92 × 80 mm (1.0) female DIN 7/16 male/female M6 screw 8–31 V Specifications ≤ 2. 3.7 A < 50 mA 9.) 750 g (1.5 μs) Yes < 0.

38.Introduction Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Table 5-5 I-CILOC Unit Specifications I-CILOC Power supply Current handling Current consumption AISG data rate Max. RF power Idle state biasing Insertion loss RF operational bands Return loss at RF ports Lightning current pulse handling Connectors Antenna CILOC AISG output Antenna/BTS RF Protection ground BTS CILOC AISG input Antenna/BTS RF Protection ground Dimensions (W×H×D) Weight IEC 60130-9 (Ed.0) female DIN 7/16 male/female M6 screw Specifications 9–31 V ≤ 2. 3.37 × 6.75 lbs) IEC 60130-9 (Ed.5 × 2.0) male DIN 7/16 female/male M6 screw 85 × 165 × 65mm (3.4kbps 55dBm RMS 68dBm peak (Pulse duration < 0.) 1600 g (3. 3.5 μs) Yes < 0.2dB 806–960 MHz and 1710–2170 MHz > 22dB ±0–3 kA / 10/350 μs 5-6 044-05288 Rev C .7 A < 50 mA 9.56 in.6kbps.

15dB 044-05288 Rev C 5-7 .6kbps.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Introduction Table 5-6 CIN Unit Specifications CIN Unit Voltage handling Current handling Voltage drop. (88 × 40 × 54 mm) 1.5 A 9.1 V @ I = 1. 38.46 × 1.5 kA 200/700 μs Connectors DC/AISG Antenna/BTS RF Dimensions Weight SMA DIN 7/16 female/male 3.4kbps 806–960 MHz and 1710–2170 MHz > 20dB 0.13 in.5 kg) Specifications 0–30 V ≤ 1.10 lbs (0.57 × 2. input to output AISG data rate Frequency range Return loss at RF ports Insertion loss Operation conditions LGP213nn Lightning current pulse handling Indoor/outdoor use ±0–3 kA / 10/350 μs ±0–2.5 A ≤ 1.

Other Specifications:

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Other Specifications:
Table 5-7 Other Specifications Lightning protection
Voltage handling Current handling (AISG ports pin 6/7) Internal resistance AISG data rate Idle state biasing Lightning current pulse handling at AISG ports at housing Connectors AISG connector input/output Protection ground terminal Dimensions Weight IEC 60130-9 (Ed. 3.0) male/ female M8 screw 5.90 × 4.72 × 3.94 in. (150 × 120 × 100 mm) 2.20 lbs (1.0 kg)

Specification
-55 to +55 V

≤ 4.9 A < 0.2 Ω
9.6–115.2 kbps Yes ±0–5 kA / 8/20 μs ±0–3 kA / 10/350 μs ±0–20 kA / 10/350 μs

RET System cables
Conductors DC RS-485 Max. current DC conductor resistivity (AWG18) Cable screening Connector type AWG18 or lower number AWG24 or lower number 5A 22 mΩ/m Yes 8-pin circular EC 60130-9 (Ed. 3.0) with screw ring locking

LOC MCU cables
RF/DC conductor Shield Resistivity Capacitance (nom.) Characteristic impedance (nom.) Connectors 2219 SPC (19 × 0.160 mm) Yes < 50 mΩ/m 190 pF/m @ 1 kHz 26 Ω @ 10 MHz SMA–SMA or SMA–SMB

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Tables 1-1 and 1-2 list the components that make up the RET System. The images in Table 1-1 illustrate the RET design when seen from the back, showing stepping motor wheels for RET positioning racks and fixing clips for MET positioning racks. Table 5-8 RET Units Product No.
7010.00 7011.00 7012.00

RET Design

RET Type1
SB

Antenna Type1, 2
SB DB HB/HB

7031.00 7032.00 7033.00

SB

DB LB/HB TB

7020.00

DB

DB LB/HB

7030.00

TB

TB

1. SB = Single-Band, DB = Dual-Band, TB = Triple-Band 2. HB = High-Band, LB = Low-Band

Table 5-9 RET System Products Product No. Description Details

Master Control Units (MCUs) 7070.10 7070.30 7070.50 7072.10 7072.30 7072.50 MCU AC MCU 24 V MCU -48 V MCU AC LOC MCU 24 V LOC MCU -48 V LOC Input voltage 115/230 V AC Output voltage 24 V Input voltage 24 V DC Output voltage 24 V Input voltage -48 V DC Output voltage 24 V Input voltage 115/230 V AC Output voltage 24 V. Built-in Layer One Converter (SMA connector interface at ALD ports) Input voltage 24 V DC Output voltage 24 V. Built-in Layer One Converter (SMA connector interface at ALD ports) Input voltage -48 V DC Output voltage 24 V. Built-in Layer One Converter (SMA connector interface at ALD ports)

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Tower Mounted Amplifiers (TMAs) LGP16720 LGP16721 LGP18607 LGP18610 UMTS 12 dB UMTS VG PCS 12 dB PCS 12 dB AISG-compatible TMA with 12 dB gain for UMTS AISG-compatible TMA with variable gain for UMTS AISG-compatible TMA with 12 dB gain for PCS AISG-compatible TMA with 12 dB gain for PCS

Current Injector Layer One Converters (CILOCs) 7060.00 7060.10 CILOC ANT 24 V CILOC BTS 24 V Converter for antenna side mounting, 24 V system Converter for BTS side mounting, 24 V system

Intelligent Current Injector Layer One Converters (ICILOCs) 7065.00 7065.50 ICILOC ICILOC Used with Dual-band TMA DDD - 850 and 1900 MHz Used with Dual-band DPX/TMA DD - DPX 850 and TMA 1900 MHz or TMA 850 MHz or TMA 1900 MHz

Current Injectors (CINs) LGP213nn RS-485 Splitters 7040.13 1:3 RS-485 AISG-compatible. Can be used if daisy-chaining is not possible. CIN OD For indoor and outdoor use an the BTS end together with a LOC MCU (with SMA connectors at ALD ports)

Lightning Protection and Grounding Equipment 7075.00 7075.50 Lightning protection Shield ground For protection of equipment inside the BTS For grounding of the RET System cable to the mast structure

RET System cables 7085.05 7085.15 7085.30 7085.50 7095.10 7095.20 7095.30 7095.40 7095.50 7095.60 RET short cable 0.5 m RET short cable 1.5 m RET short cable 3.0 m RET short cable 5.0 m RET long cable 10 m RET long cable 20 m RET long cable 30 m RET long cable 40 m RET long cable 50 m RET long cable 60 m 5-wire cable for MCU to BTS CILOC connection, for Antenna CILOC/ TMA to a RET unit connection, and for daisy-chaining See 7085.05 See 7085.05 See 7085.05 5-wire RET communication cable tower See 7095.10 See 7095.10 See 7095.10 See 7095.10 See 7095.10

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05 7087.70 7095.0 m SMA–SMA RF cable LOC MCU 5.10 See 7095. 7095.5 m SMA–SMB RF cable LOC MCU 1.Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) Table 5-9 RET System Products (Continued) Product No.90 7095. 044-05288 Rev C 5-11 .10 See 7095.05 7088.5 m SMA–SMB RF cable LOC MCU 3.5 m SMA–SMA RF cable LOC MCU 1.05 See 7087.05 See 7088.50 7088.0 m SMA–SMB RF cable LOC MCU 5.5 m SMA–SMA RF cable LOC MCU 3.10 See 7095.15 7088.05 DC Power Supply Cable 7082. This is not supplied by Powerwave.50 RF cable LOC MCU 0.05 See 7088.15 7087.0 m For MCU 24 V and MCU -48 V.80 7095.110 RET System Components Description RET long cable 70 m RET long cable 80 m RET long cable 90 m RET long cable 110 m See 7095. equipped with a MATE-N-LOK connector at the MCU end.30 7087.05 See 7087.30 7088.0 m SMA–SMA RF cable LOC MCU 0.05 RF cable for connecting the ALD ports on a LOC MCU to CINs with SMB connectors See 7088. You also need a separate connector – that fits your DC power source – to mount at the other end of the power cable. (The color coding of the DC power cable is black = positive).0 m SMA–SMB RF cable for connecting the ALD ports on a LOC MCU to CINs with SMA connectors See 7087.10 Details LOC MCU Cables 7087.50 DC power supply cable 5.

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