Andrew - Commscope Node AM Repeater | Filter (Signal Processing) | Gsm

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Node AM
A universal choice for selective transmission of interleaved sub-bands for amplification of GSMRail, GSM, EDGE, TDMA, CDMA, WCDMA, HSPA, HSPA , and LTE signals
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Universal Multi-Band, Multi-Service, Software-Based Repeater Platform for Mobile Applications
Coverage Solution for Interleaved Sub-bands within Multiple Frequency Bands
• Supports up to four frequency bands in a single chassis with fully integrated multi-band combiner and modem for remote monitoring and control. • Software-based platform enables on-the-fly filter changes and development of new features and capabilities without expensive hardware upgrades. • Channel and band selective automatic gain/power control for mobile multi-operator and public safety applications. • Available in both medium and high power classes to enhance coverage in trains and ferry applications. • Automatic Frequency Allocation enable self-acting repeater reconfigurations based on received GPS position or MCC (patent pending) • Intuitive auto setup wizard and help screens for easy system configuration, minimizing setup time and reliance on expensive and bulky test equipment. • Advanced QoS measurements and reports, including inbound and outbound measurement of channel power/pilot power/RSSI to facilitate set up and verify ongoing system operation. • Remote alarming through SNMP or SMS using wireless data including GPS positioning • Seamless integration with Andrew’s Integrated Management and Operating System (A.I.M.O.S.) • Rated for both indoor and outdoor use with versatile mounting option optimized for train and ferry applications.

within multiple frequency bands .

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. . dBm RF card AX23 . . . see table 1 Bandwidth available in Uplink and Downlink per rack. N Female Spurious Emissions. . . . . . . . . . . . . µs Power supply Uplink . . . . Downlink . . Collecting data (min. . . . -20 P-1dB. . . . . . . . . .0 6. . . . .AX36 . . to GSM05. . Features Items measured Statistic collection Auto configuration Access External alarms GPS functionality Automatic Frequency Allocation . . . . . . not gain. .AX25. . . . kg (lb) Environmental Operating temperature range. . . . . . . . . Based on received GPS position or MCC the Node AM automatically disables the RF functionality or reconfigures itself to predefined frequency bands. . . . . . . . . . . .1) Weight. . Modem wiht a built-in GPS receiver for fast and easy location detection available as an option. . . . . . . . . . . . . power (UMTS). . . . . dBm . . . . . dBm . . . . . . . 6 Standard . . dBm RF card AX23 . . . . . . 30 in steps of 1 OIP3. . . . . . . . channel power (GSM). . . . . . . RSSI. . . . . . . . . 4 Number of supported sub-bands per rack . . +32 Downlink . . . . . . . +48 Downlink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 to 110 Vdc** Filter selection step size. . . 47 @ 25°C . . . 70 RF card AX35 . see table 1 Gain adjust range. . 1 Output Power accuracy over all conditions.5) RF card AX23 . . . dB(A) . 10 Output Power step size in Powermode. Setup based on downlink power requirements. . . . . dB . . . . . . . ±2 Maximum Input Power without damage. . . . . . . . . Measurement of pilot power (UMTS). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . acc. . . . . . Ec/Io (UMTS). . . . . . . . . Packet data and circuit switched data options. 55 @ 50°C All figures are typical values and refer to the antenna ports of the RF card . . . . . 4.AX25 . . . . . . . . . IP65 (Fans: IP55) . . mm (in) Node AM chassis . . . . . . . .005. . . . . . . . . . 120 RF card AX23 . . . Watts Node AM chassis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kHz . -33 to +55 (RF card AX23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -33 to +50 (RF card AX35 .AX36 Uplink . . . . Mechanical Height. . . . . . . . (see table 2 for details) Gain in Uplink and Downlink . . . . . . . . . Downlink . . . . . 177. . . width. . . . . . Up to 5 alarms. . . .AX36 . . . . . . . . . . .5 (10) Acoustic Noise. . . 3GPP25. .. . . . . . . . dBm . . . dB Delay. +10 Maximum Input Power without overdrive.AX25 RF card AX35 . . . . . . . max.106 * Valid for sub-band bandwidth up to 5 MHz. .AX25 RF card AX35 . . . . . . . ** Mains voltage 24 to 36 Vdc can only be used with RF cards AX23 . Uplink . . . .Specifications Node AM RF Enhancer Electrical Number of supported RF cards (see table 1) . active high or low configurable via software. . . . 40* Frequency range and RF output power . . . . . . . +63 Uplink . . and system identification. . . . . . .AX36) Ingress protection Node AM chassis . . . . . +42 Power consumption. . . The loss of the integrated RF combiner section (Option) is typically 0 . . up to 200 . 145 Antenna port connectors . . . .AX25 . depth. . . synch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . dB . . . . . .AX36 Noise figure @ maximum gain. . .8 x 482. . .0 10. . . . . . . . . dB . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . 100 to 240 Vac Option . . . . Uplink gain is automatically setup based on the downlink settings. . . . standard deviation) of items measured in a 15 minutes interval. . .5 to 1 . . . . . .0 Standard filter set . . . . . .0 dB . . . +52 Downlink . . . . . . . . . . . . OMC connectivity via SNMP. . . . . BCCH power (GSM). . . . .(7 x 19 x 18. . . . . . . .5 (27. . . . . . . . . .0 4. .. . . . .AX25) . .05. . 3 (6. . . Web browser based local access and remote access. . . . . . . +35 Downlink . . average. . . . . . . . .6 x 460 . . . . . . . dB @ minimum gain. . . . . 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3GPP45. . . . °C . . . . .5) RF card AX35 . . . . MHz . . . . . . . . .

dB 80 90 80 90 80 90 80 92 82 92 Uplink Composite Output Power.00 55. the filter resources are grouped together.00 5.01 to 10.00 60.00 45. The Node AM can provide up to 40 filter resources (up to 5 MHz each).01 to 30.01 to 55. of carriers) Detailed System Description The Node A RF Cards convert the RF into digital signals and transfer them to the Node A rack for digital filtering.01 to 40. UMTS 900 EGSM 900. The total number of used filter resources is determined by adding the number of filter resources required for each sub-band. MHz 921 to 925 Max. However. For example. 11 MHz for the second sub-band.01 to 25.00 15.10 x log (no. MHz 876 to 880 DL Frequency.00 40. dBm* 25 25 25 25 25 25 26 26 28 28 Downlink Composite Output Power.01 to 15.01 to 75. the maximum available bandwidth (200 MHz) will only be achieved with sub-band bandwidths of integer multiple of 5 MHz.01 to 50.01 to 5.01 to 65. where the sub-band is defined by a start and stop frequency. MHz Sub-Band Bandwidth [MHz] 0.00 70. 3 filter resources are required for the second sub-band and 4 filter resources are required for the third sub-band. When the sub-band bandwidths are greater than 5 MHz. EGSM 900.01 to 35.00 50.Table 1: RF Card Options Modulation scheme RF Card AF 923 R AF 936 R AF 923 RE AF 936 RE AF 923 AF 936 AF 1823 AF 1835 AF 2125 AF 2135 UL Frequency. without phase or amplitude ripple. Gain.00 65.00 20. dBm* 23 36 23 36 23 36 23 35 25 35 GSM-R 900 GSM-R 900.01 to 20.01 to 70.01 to 45.00 30. if there are three sub-bands with 4 MHz for the first subband.00 10. and 20 MHz for the third sub-band.00 25.00 Filter Resources 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Examples: Filter Resources Allocation (up to 5 MHz wide) 37 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 38 39 40 1 2 3 Node AM 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 ∆ Operator A ∆ Operator A ∆ Operator A ∆ Operator B ∆ Operator B ∆ Operator B ∆ Operator C ∆ Operator C ∆ Operator C GSM 900 GSM 1800 UMTS 2100 GSM 900 DCS 1800 UMTS 2100 GSM 900 DCS 1800 UMTS 2100 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 1 Band 6 MHz 32 MHz 20 MHz 14 MHz 23 MHz 20 MHz 15 MHz 20 MHz 20 MHz ∆ Unused filter resources: 4 .01 to 60.00 35. The digital architecture allows sub-band filtering and is shared between all RF Cards inserted into the Node A rack. then 1 filter resource is required for the first sub-band. Table 2: Bandwidth available in UL and DL per rack. UMTS 900 GSM 1800 876 to 915 921 to 960 880 to 915 925 to 960 1710 to 1785 1805 to 1880 UMTS 2100 * 1920 to 1980 2110 to 2170 Output power per carrier (dBm) = composite output power (dBm) . The total number of used filter resources in this example is 8.

and number of supported sub-bands. BR-103450.com Visit our Web site or contact your local CommScope representative for more information. © 2012 CommScope.Table 3: Node A Ordering Guide Description Required Required System Rack: Power Supply: Node AM 4 Power Supply Unit AC IN 100-240V Power Supply Unit DC IN 24-110V DCM AF 923 R DCM AF 936 R DCM AF 923 RE (requires Slot Duplexer 7621867-00) DCM AF 936 RE (requires Slot Duplexer 7621867-00) Required (at least one) Slot Duplexer passiv (876-915/921-960 MHz) RF Cards: DCM AF 923 DCM AF 936 DCM AF 1823 DCM AF 1835 DCM AF 2125 DCM AF 2135 Optional Number of Dummy Cards (each empty slot must be filled with a Dummy Card): SW feature key Node A: 1 Band 1 Slot GPS SW feature key Node A: 4 Bands 1 Slot GPS SW feature key Node A: Full Bands 1 Slot GPS SW feature key Node A: 4 Bands 2 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: 4 Bands 3 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: 4 Bands 4 Slots GPS Optional Software Features: SW feature key Node A: Full Bands 2 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: Full Bands 3 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: Full Bands 4 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: 8 Bands 1 Slot GPS SW feature key Node A: 8 Bands 2 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: 8 Bands 3 Slots GPS SW feature key Node A: 8 Bands 4 Slots GPS Optional RF Combiner Section with integrated modem coupler: 3-way-Combiner (824-960/1710-1880/1920-2170MHz) GPS + Modem Port MC35 (GSM 900/1800) Optional Modem for alarm forwarding: MC75 (GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900) HC25 (GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900. Inc. www . UMTS 850/2100) HC25 (GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900. UMTS 850/2100) with GPS receiver Wall Mounting Kit Node A 2 and A 4 Optional Mounting Options: 19" Rack mounting Node A 4 (included in basic configuration) Wall Mounting Kit Node A 4 Outdoors 7597820 Part-Number 7613589 7547518-00 7609268-00 7606744-00 7606746-00 7621746-00 7625530-00 7621867-00 7562492-00 7562493-00 7562494-00 7562495-00 7562496-00 7562497-00 7574285-00 7617815 7617816 7617817 7617818 7617819 7617820 7617821 7617822 7617823 7617824 7617825 7617826 7617827 7617865 7572583 7572585 7572584 7622106 7597821 Note: A pre-configured System Rack including Power Supply. RF Combiner Section.commscope . All trademarks identified by ® or ™ are registered trademarks or trademarks. number of supported RF Cards. Contact your local Andrew Solutions sales representative to order with a single part number. channels can be ordered with one single Part Number. Inc.6-EN (04/12) . Modem. All rights reserved. respectively. of CommScope. This document is for planning purposes only and is not intended to modify or supplement any specifications or warranties relating to CommScope products or services.

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