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ALFO Series

Technical Training ALFO SERIES


By Monthien Satantoranin

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ALFO Series

The ALFO Series presents advanced technical solutions for Ethernet transport and small PDH applications Strong FEC (Reed-Solomon) Strong interference protection Internal Alarms Recorder (> 1000 Events) Relaxed NMS requirements nxE1 way side capability with hitless management GSM or UMTS synchronization can be easily distributed

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ALFO Series

Outstanding Features (1/2) Built-in 215-1 PRBS Generator and Error Detector No need for external instrumentation Hitless Modulation Switch based The system reduces throughput according to propagation conditions with no traffic interruptions Data Ciphering (128 bit) Security and privacy guaranteed to the customer

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ALFO Series

Outstanding Features (2/2) From 4 to 100 Mbit/s Ethernet bandwidth ALFO can fulfil all actual and future BW requirements QPSK, 16QAM, 32QAM available from same equipment Reduced spare parts count POE ready ALFO can be powered trough cat 5 ETH cables Automatic Hop Length Measurement Simple fade margin verification

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ALFO Series

Frequency Range: From 7 to 38 GHz


Frequency 7GHz 8GHz 10GHz 13GHz 15GHz 18GHz 23GHz 25GHz 28GHz 32GHz 38GHz
: Under development
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Frequency Band [GHz] 7.11 7.90 7.70 8.50 10.50 10.70 12.75 13.25 14.40 15.35 17.70 19.70 21.20 23.60 24.50 26.50 27.50 29.50 31.80 33.40 37.00 39.50

Duplex Spacing [MHz] 154, 161, 196 T.B.D. T.B.D. 266 420, 490, 728 1010 1008 1008 1008 812 1260

Reference ITU-R F.385 F.386 T.B.D. F.497 F.636 F.595-6 F.637 F.748 F.748 F.748 F.749

ALFO Series

LAYOUT (1/2) Split mount Layout


ODU Environmental Conditions Full Operational range : -33C +55C Operational humidity: 100% (IP65) OUTDOOR UNIT

IP67 25pin SUB-D connector 12 mm, Multi-pair CAT6like cable up to 100m.

Optional Passive IDU for Interface Termination and lighting protection


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ALFO Series

LAYOUT (2/2) Full outdoor layout Radio terminal is directly connected to ETH equipments with Maximum space saving. No need equipment for any indoor
LAN 4 /LAN0 E1
EYH Switch with POE PoE

Multi-pair or CAT6 cable 3x10/100BaseT

Two radios can be connected together, directly on mast using LAN 4 connector

Router

LAN 1
Server Workstation

LAN 3
Router

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ALFO Series

Series is available in two capacity versions


Low Capacity version High Capacity version

LC HC

From 4 to 16 Mbit/s (4x100BaseT+NxE1) From 16 to 100 Mbit/s (4x100BaseT+E1)

LC
Capacity Modulation Channel BW [MHz] 4Mb 4QAM 3.5 8Mb 16QAM 3.5 4QAM 7 16Mb 16QAM 7 16Mb 4QAM 14 34Mb 16QAM 14

HC
68Mb 16QAM 28 100Mb 32QAM 28

4QAM 28

4/16/32 Auto-Adaptive modulation scheme

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ALFO Series ALFO TX Power

ALFO Receive Threshold

ALFO Channel Spacing

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ALFO Series ALFO Software Management Connector

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ALFO Series

Payload PDH 4xE1 ConnectorConnector- Continued

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First Connection Procedure

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First Configuration

TX Frequency Setting

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ALFO Series Radio Branch parameters Frequencies Power - Manual or Automatic - ATPC Threshold Setting - Tx Transmitter On/Off - Measurement Resolution Ptx/Prx Dynamic Modulation

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Equipment General setting Capacity Modulation Local Link ID (Local NE) Interleaving

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ALFO Series

Step by Step to set Link ID

Note : 1.The value of Link ID at a same link shall be same 2.The value of Link ID 0 mean Disable Link ID 3.The value of Link ID of ALFO is a number of Bit from from 00-128 Bit
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LAN 3 Settings: Virtual LAN (VLAN)


Disable 802.1q: no Tag filter Fallback: if input is tagged, Virtual LAN properties rules will be followed; if input tag is not present in the map or input is untagged, Lan per port rules will be followed Secure: if input is tagged, Virtual LAN properties rules will be followed; if input tag is not present in the map or input is untagged, packets will be dropped

Untagged Frame Egress Mode Tag added to untagged frame if output is tagged Untagged frame in output: Unmodified, Tagged, Untagged

Output ports of packets in input at LAN1

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LAN Settings: Priority

How to manage input priority: - No check - 802.1p - IpToS - First 802.1p then IpToS - First IpToS then 802.1p default Queue and default Priority added to output if input is without priority

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ALFO Series ALFO E1 Tributary


No input or or cable disconnected

Trib.Status

Tributary Connected Loss Of Signal alarm is active when a situation opposite to that foreseen by configuration is performed on tributary interface:
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PRBS
Measure results and duration

(Pseudo Random Bit Sequence)

Alarm on Checked signal line

Sync Los events during test Measure status Pattern type Checked signal selection

Tributary selection if checked is Signal 2MBit

P.R.B.S replaces the traffic on selected channel P.R.B.S. test is pointed out as Manual Operation (subject to timeout)
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PRBS Fail When PRBS is working and no signal is received on checked signal, in PRBS window the field Sync Los Alarm is active together with PRBS Fail in Current alarms window Every ON-OFF transition increases the field PRBS Fail Alarm Counter

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Alarm configuration

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Firmware Update

Firmware Switch

Download of the firmware

Upload of the actual firmware


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Download of the new firmware

Position of the file firmware.dwl

Overwriting of old firmware (total dowload slow) Download of different sections only (fast) or towards peripheral (radio) Bench switch after the download
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Configuration upload/download Upload (from equipment)


Tool menu, open the proper Template zSelect Upload operation and the equipment you want to information from zSave them in a file (*.cfg)
zFrom

upload

Download (to equipment)


zFrom

Tool menu, open the proper file (*.cfg) zSelect Download operation and the equipment you want information to Uploaded parameters and *.cfg file are editable using Equipment Configuration Wizard.

to download

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Station management
ALFOs connected to SCT can be assigned in various stations using the tool : Subnetwork Configuration Wizard

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