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Contents
1 Introduction ..................................................................................................................................... 4
1.1 Positioning ....................................................................................................................................................... 4
1.2 Benefits ............................................................................................................................................................ 5

2 Architecture ..................................................................................................................................... 7
2.1 Overview .......................................................................................................................................................... 7
2.2 Hardware Architecture ..................................................................................................................................... 7
2.3 Software Architecture ..................................................................................................................................... 12
2.4 Reliability ....................................................................................................................................................... 13

3 Configurations ............................................................................................................................... 17
3.1 Overview ........................................................................................................................................................ 17
3.2 Hardware Configuration in BM/TC Combined Mode ................................................................................... 17
3.3 Hardware Configuration in BM/TC Separated Mode .................................................................................... 18
3.4 Hardware Configuration in A over IP Mode ..................................................................

4 Operation and Maintenance ........................................................................................................ 19


4.1 Overview ........................................................................................................................................................ 19
4.2 Benefits .......................................................................................................................................................... 20

5 Technical Specification ................................................................................................................. 22


5.1 Technical Specifications ................................................................................................................................. 22
5.2 Compliance Standards .................................................................................................................................... 25

6 Acronyms and Abbreviations ....................................................................................................... 28

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Introduction

1.1 Positioning
This product description is applicable to the BSC6000 V901R013 version.
The rapid development of mobile telecommunications technologies accelerates the upgrading
of wireless products. GSM-R operators have to meet challenges of rising operation
expenditure (OPEX), continuous upgrading of GSM products, ever-growing service demands,
and increasingly intense competition. High integration, easy operation and maintenance (OM),
IP transmission, and support of GSM and UMTS of the BSC are concerned widely by the
operators in the industry.
The BSC6000 is an important network element (NE) of Huawei GSM-R solution. It uses the
industry-leading multiple radio access technologies, IP transmission, and modular design. It is
characterized by high capacity, high integration, high performance, and low power
consumption.
Figure 1-1 shows the GSM-R BSC6000.
Figure 1-1 GSM-R BSC6000

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The GSM-R BSC6000 supports the star and ring topologies of the BTS. Figure 1-2 shows the
position of the GSM-R BSC6000 in the network.
Figure 1-2 Position of the GSM-R BSC6000 in the network

The interfaces between the GSM-R BSC6000 and each NE in the GSM network are as
follows:

Um: the interface between the BTS and the MS

Abis: the interface between the GSM-R BSC6000 and the BTS

A: the interface between the GSM-R BSC6000 and the Mobile Switching Center (MSC)
or Media Gateway (MGW)

Gb: the interface between the GSM-R BSC6000 and the Serving GPRS Support Node
(SGSN)

The A, Um, and Gb interfaces are standard interfaces, through which equipment from
different vendors can be interconnected.
The main functionalities of the GSM-R BSC6000 are radio resource management, base
station management, power control, and handover control.

1.2 Benefits
High Integration and Low Cost
The GSM-R BSC6000 in BM/TC separated mode or A over IP mode supports 4,096 TRXs in
a single cabinet. It caters to the mobile network requirements for higher capacity with fewer
sites, thus requiring less space in the equipment room and reducing the power consumption.
In addition, the GSM-R BSC6000 supports the simultaneous activation of up to 16,384
PDCHs, thus meeting the increasing requirements for packet service growth and reducing the
cost of purchasing packet equipment.

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Easy Configuration and Convenient Maintenance


The GSM-R BSC6000 has a small number of board types. In addition to transmission boards,
the GSM-R BSC6000 cabinet accommodates boards such as network switching boards,
signaling processing boards, and service processing boards. The simplification of board types
reduces the maintenance cost. The interface boards and service boards, not bound together,
are flexible in configuration and easy to maintain and expand.

All-IP Platform Meeting the Varying Needs for Network Evolution


Based on its all-IP platform, the PS service performance of the GSM-R BSC6000 is improved.
The Abis, A, and Gb interfaces support IP transmission, which provides sufficient bandwidth
and reduces transmission cost. The IP-based platform and interfaces meet the trend of flat
network and the requirements for network evolution.

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Architecture

2.1 Overview
Based on the all-IP platform, the GSM-R BSC6000 adopting the TDM/IP dual-plane
switching system meets the varying needs for network evolution. The BSC6900 GSM has a
modular design. The resource utilization and system reliability are enhanced by fully
interconnecting subracks and applying distributed resource pools to manage the service
processing units. The backplane is universal and every slot is common to different types of
boards so that different functions can be performed. In this way, the universality and evolution
of the hardware platform are improved.
The GSM-R BSC6000 is compatible with the hardware of the BSC6000 in the existing
network.

2.2 Hardware Architecture


2.2.1 Cabinets
The GSM-R BSC6000 uses the standard N68E-22 cabinet. The design complies with the
IEC60297 and IEEE standards.
The GSM-R BSC6000 cabinet is configured with subracks. In terms of the configured
subrack, the GSM-R BSC6000 cabinet is classified into main processing rack (MPR),
extended processing rack (EPR), and transcoder rack (TCR), as described in Table 2-1. The
subracks should be configured from the bottom up.
Table 2-1 Classification of GSM-R BSC6000 cabinets
Cabinet

Contained Subracks

Configuration Principle

MPR

1 main processing subrack (MPS),


and 02 extended processing
subracks (EPSs)

Only one MPR is configured.

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Cabinet

Contained Subracks

Configuration Principle

EPR

1 EPS

Based on the requirement for


traffic capacity, 01 EPR is
configured.

TCR

13 transcoder subracks (TCSs)

In BM/TC separated mode, 12


TCRs are configured.

Figure 2-1 GSM-R BSC6000 cabinet

2.2.2 Subracks
In compliance with the IEC60297 standard, the GSM-R BSC6000 subrack has a standard
width of 19 inches. The height of each subrack is 12 U. The boards are installed on the front
and rear sides of the backplane, which is positioned in the center of the subrack.
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A subrack provides 28 slots. The slots on the front of the subrack are numbered from 0 to 13,
and those on the rear are numbered from 14 to 27.
Figure 2-2 shows the front view and rear view of the subrack.
Figure 2-2 Front view (left) and rear view (right) of the subrack

The GSM-R BSC6000 subrack is classified into the MPS, EPS, and TCS. The MPS and the
EPS are generally called the basic module (BM), and the TCS is called transcoder (TC) for
short.
Table 2-2 Classification of GSM-R BSC6000 subracks
Subrack

Quantity

Functions

MPS

The MPS performs centralized switching and provides traffic


paths for other subracks. It also provides the service processing
interface, OM interface, and system clock interface.

EPS

0-3

The EPS performs the functions of user plane processing and


signaling control.

TCS

0-4

The TCS processes CS services by performing the functions of


voice adaptation and code conversion.

The TCS is configured in the TCR only in BM/TC separated mode.

2.2.3 Boards
Table 2-3 lists the hardware version and its corresponding boards.

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Table 2-3 Hardware version and its corresponding boards


Hardware
Version

Corresponding Board

HW60 R8

OMUb, SCUa, TNUa, GCUa, DPUc, DPUd, XPUa, EIUa, FG2a, GOUa,
OIUa, PEUa

HW69 R11

OMUa, SCUa, TNUa, GCGa, GCUa, DPUc, DPUd, XPUb, EIUa, FG2c,
GOUc, OIUa, PEUa, POUc

HW69 R13

OMUc, SCUb, TNUa, GCGa, GCUa, DPUf, DPUg, XPUb, EIUa, FG2c,
GOUc, OIUa, PEUa, POUc

The board names that are boldfaced in Table 2-3 indicate that the boards are not included in the previous
hardware version.

Table 2-4 describes the mapping between hardware versions and GBSS versions.
Table 2-4 Mapping between hardware versions and GBSS versions
Hardware
Version

BSC6000
GSM-R 3.1

GSM-R 3.0

GSM-R 3.3

GSM-R 5.0

HW60 R8

Support

Support

Support

Support

HW69 R11

Not Support

Not Support

Not Support

Support

HW69 R13

Not Support

Not Support

Not Support

Support

The BSC6900 GSM boards can be classified into the OM board, switching processing board,
clock processing board, signaling processing board, service processing board, and interface
processing board, as described in Table 2-5.
Table 2-5 Classification of GSM-R BSC6000 boards
Board Type

Board
Name

Functions

OM board

OMUc

Handles configuration management, performance


management, fault management, security management, and
loading management for the BSC6000.

Works as the OM agent for the LMT/M2000 to provide the


BSC6000 OM interface for the LMT/M2000, thus achieving
the communication between the BSC6000 and the
LMT/M2000.

Works as the interface to provide web-based online help.

Differences: The OMUc board occupies only one slot and


supports one hard disk.
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Board Type

Board
Name

Functions

Switching
processing
board

SCUb

Provides MAC/GE switching and enables the convergence of


ATM and IP networks.

Provides data switching channels.

Provides BSC-level or subrack-level configuration and


maintenance.

Distributes clock signals for the BSC6900.

Differences: The switching capability of the SCUb board is


four times that of the SCUa board.
TNUa

Clock
processing
board

GCUa

Signaling
processing
board

XPUb

Service
processing
board

DPUf

GCGa

Provides TDM switching and serves as the center in the circuit


switched domain.

Assigns resources of the TDM network and provides paths for


network establishment within the BSC6900.

Handles communication processing on the GE port.

Obtains the system clock source, performs the functions of


phase-lock and holdover, and provides clock signals.
Differences: Unlike the GCUa board, the GCGa board can
receive and process the GPS signals.
Manages user plane and signaling plane resources in the subrack
and processes signaling.
Differences: The processing capability of the XPUb board is
75% to 100% higher than that of the XPUa board.

Handles GSM speech coding and decoding, converts the speech


frame format over the IP speech channel, and processes speech
services in the system.
Differences: The processing capability of the DPUf board is
twice that of the DPUc board.

DPUg

Processes GSM data services.


The processing capability of the DPUg board is the same as that
of the DPUd board.

Interface
processing
board

EIUa

OIUa

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Provides 32 E1s/T1s.

Transmits, receives, encodes, and decodes the 32 E1s/T1s.


The E1 transmission rate is 2.048 Mbit/s, and the T1
transmission rate is 1.544 Mbit/s.

Provides one channel over the STM-1 optical port.

Provides one channelized STM-1 with the rate of 155.52


Mbit/s.

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Board Type

Board
Name

Functions

PEUa

Provides 32 channels in IP over E1/T1 mode.

Provides 32 E1s/T1s in Gb over FR mode.

Extracts the clock signals and sends the signals to the GCUa
board.

Provides 12 channels over FE electrical ports or 4 channels


over GE electrical ports.

Supports IP over FE/GE.

Provides four channels over GE optical ports.

Supports IP over GE.

Provides four channels over the channelized optical


STM-1/OC-3 ports based on IP/TDM protocols, equivalent to
252 E1s or 336 T1s.

Extracts the clock signals and sends the signals to the


GCUa/GCGa board.

FG2c

GOUc

POUc

If operators use Huawei Nastar, operators need to install the SAU board in the BSC6000.

2.3 Software Architecture


The BSC6900 GSM software is designed with a layered architecture. Each layer has
dedicated functions and provides services for other layers. At the same time, the technical
implementation and physical topology of each layer is isolated from other layer. Figure 2-3
shows the software architecture of the GSM-R BSC6000.
Figure 2-3 Software architecture of the GSM-R BSC6000

Application
STCP
ICCP
SMP

Infrastructure

Table 2-6 describes the functions of each layer in the software architecture.
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Table 2-6 Functions of each layer in the GSM-R BSC6000 software architecture
Layer

Functions

Infrastructure

Provides the hardware platform and hides the lower-layer hardware


implementations.

Hides the differences for operating systems, and provides enhanced


and supplementary functions for the system.

Service
Management
Plane (SMP)

Provides the OM interface to perform the OM functions of the system.

Internal
Communication
Control Plane
(ICCP)

Transfers internal maintenance messages and service control


messages between different processors, thus implementing efficient
control over distributed communication.

Operates independent of the infrastructure layer.

Service Transport
Control Plane
(STCP)

Transports the service data on the user plane and control plane at the
network layer between NEs.

Separates the service transport technology from the radio access


technology and makes the service transport transparent to the
upper-layer service.

Provides service bearer channels.

Implements the basic functions of BSC service control and


concentrates on the upper-layer service control, such as call
processing, mobility management, and RRM.

Hides the topology characteristics of various resources in the network


and in the equipment.

Provides the resource access interface, hides the distribution of


internal resources and network resources, maintains the mapping
between the service control and resource instance, and controls the
association between various resources.

Manages the resources and OM status, responds to the resource


request from the upper layer, and hides the resource implementation
from the upper layer.

Isolates the upper-layer services from the hardware platform to


facilitate the hardware development.

Application

2.4 Reliability
The resource pool design and redundancy mechanism are widely used in the system reliability
design of the GSM-R BSC6000. The techniques of detecting and isolating the faults in the
boards and in the system are optimized and the software fault tolerance capability is improved
to enhance the system reliability.

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2.4.1 System Reliability


The GSM-R BSC6000 system reliability is designed with the following features:

High reliable architecture design


The design of dual switching planes, with up to 480 Gbit/s GE star non-blocking
switching capability per subrack, solves the bottleneck and single point failure in the
deployment of the high-capacity GSM-R BSC6000.
Moreover, port trunking is adopted on the switching boards. The port trunking function
allows data backup in case of link failure, thus preventing inter-plane switchover and
cascading switchover and improving the reliability of intra-system communication.
Dual clock planes are used in clock transmission between the GCUa and the SCUb. Thus,
a single point of failure does not affect the functional operation of the system clock.

Resource pool design


In case of overload, the system achieves load sharing between the control plane and the
user plane by employing the resource pooling functionality. This effectively avoids
suspension because of overload, thus improving the resource utilization and system
reliability.

Redundancy mechanism
All the hardware in the GSM-R BSC6000 supports the redundancy mechanism. The
rapid switchover between active and standby parts improves the system reliability.
Moreover, with the quick fault detection and recovery feature, the impact of faults on the
service is minimized.

Flow control
The system performs flow control based on the CPU and memory usage. Thus, the
GSM-R BSC6000 can continue working by regulating the items pertaining to
performance monitoring, resource auditing, and resource scheduling in the case of CPU
overload and resource congestion. In this way, the system reliability is enhanced.

2.4.2 Hardware Reliability


The GSM-R BSC6000 hardware reliability is designed with the following features:

The system uses the multi-level cascaded and distributed cluster control mode. Several
CPUs form a cluster processing system. Each module has distinct functions. The
communication channels between modules are based on the backup design or
anti-suspension/breakdown design.

The system uses the redundancy design, as described in Table 2-7, to support hot swap of
boards and backup of boards and ports. Therefore, the system has a strong error tolerance
capability.

Table 2-7 Board redundancy


Boards

Redundancy Mode

DPUf/DPUg

Board resource pool

EIUa

Board redundancy

FG2c

Board redundancy + GE/FE port redundancy or load sharing

GCGa/GCUa

Board redundancy

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GOUc

Board redundancy + GE/FE port redundancy or load sharing

OMUc

Board redundancy

PEUa

Board redundancy

POUc

Board redundancy + MSP 1:1 or MSP 1+1 optical port redundancy

SCUb

Board redundancy + port trunking on GE ports

TNUa

Board redundancy

XPUb

Board redundancy

When a pair of boards work in board redundancy mode, the two boards work in the active and standby
states respectively. The active board performs the related functions. The standby board backs up the data
on the active board in real time.

Isolation mechanism is used. When entity A fails to accomplish a task, entity B that has
the same functionalities as entity A takes over the task. Meanwhile, entity A is isolated
until it is restored.

When a board with a single functionality is faulty, the board can be restarted to rectify
the fault.

All boards support dual-BIOS. When one BIOS is faulty, the startup or operation of a
board is not affected.

The system uses the non-volatile memory to store important data.

With advanced integrated circuits, the system is characterized by high integration,


sophisticated technology, and high reliability.

All the parts of the system are of high quality and pass the aging test. The process of
hardware assembly is strictly controlled. These methods ensure the high stability and
reliability for long-term operation.

2.4.3 Software Reliability


The GSM-R BSC6000 software reliability is designed with the following features:

Scheduled check on crucial resources


The software check mechanism checks various software resources in the system. If
resources are out of service because of software faults, the check mechanism can release
the abnormal resources and generate related logs and alarms.

Task monitoring
When the software is running, internal software faults and some hardware faults can be
monitored through the monitoring process. The monitoring process monitors the task
running status and reports errors to the OM system.

Data check
The digital signature technique is adopted to prevent the software from being tampered
during transmission and storage.
The software performs regular or event-driven data consistency check, restores the data
selectively or preferably, and generates logs and alarms.

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Data backup
Both the Back Administration Module and the host board support data backup to ensure
data reliability and consistency.

Operation logs
The system automatically records the history operations into logs. The operation logs
help in identifying and rectifying the faults caused by improper operations.

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Configurations

3.1 Overview
Based on the TCS configuration, the GSM-R BSC6000 supports two types of configuration
modes, namely, BM/TC combined and BM/TC separated. The GSM-R5.0 BSC6000 is
compatible with all the hardware configuration of the BSC6000 in the existing network. If the
hardware configuration does not change, the system specifications remain unchanged.

3.2 Hardware Configuration in BM/TC Combined Mode


In BM/TC combined mode, the BSC is not configured with the TCS. The boards that handle
the TC functionality are installed in the MPS or EPS. With the same capacity, fewer cabinets
and fewer subracks are required in the BSC, thus increasing the hardware integration.
Table 3-1 describes the typical configuration specifications of a single subrack when the
GSM-R BSC6000 in BM/TC combined mode is configured with the HW69 R13 boards.
Table 3-1 Typical configuration specifications of the GSM-R BSC6000 (BM/TC combined)
Item

1 MPS

1 MPS + 1 EPS

1 MPS + 2 EPSs

Number of cabinets

Max equivalent BHCA

1,750

4,375

5,900

Traffic volume (Erl)

6,500

16,250

24,000

Number of TRXs

1,024

2,560

4,096

Number of active
PDCHs (MCS-9)

4,096

10,240

16,384

(k)

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3.3 Hardware Configuration in BM/TC Separated Mode


In BM/TC separated mode, the BSC is configured with a separate TCS, which is located in
the TCR on the MSC side. In this manner, the transmission resources between the BSC and
the MSC are saved.
Table 3-2 describes the typical configuration specifications of a single subrack when the
GSM-R BSC6000 in BM/TC separated and Abis over non-IP mode is configured with the
HW69 R13 boards.
Table 3-2 Typical configuration specifications of the GSM-R BSC6000 (BM/TC separated and
Abis over non-IP)
Item

1 MPS + 1
TCS

1 MPS + 1 EPS + 2
TCSs

1 MPS + 2EPS + 3
TCSs

Number of cabinets

Max equivalent

1,750

4,375

5,900

Traffic volume (Erl)

6,500

16,250

24,000

Number of TRXs

1,024

2,560

4,096

Number of active
PDCHs (MCS-9)

4,069

10,240

16,384

BHCA (k)

Table 3-3 describes the typical configuration specifications of a single subrack when the
GSM-R BSC6000 in BM/TC separated and Abis over IP mode is configured with the HW69
R13 boards.
Table 3-3 Typical configuration specifications of the GSM-R BSC6000 (BM/TC separated and
Abis over IP)
Item

1 MPS + 1 TCS

1 MPS + 1 EPS +
3 TCSs

1 MPS + 2 EPSs + 3
TCSs

Number of cabinets

Max equivalent BHCA

1,750

5,250

5,900

Traffic volume (Erl)

6,500

19,500

24,000

Number of TRXs

1,024

3,072

4,096

Number of active
PDCHs (MCS-9)

4,096

12,288

16,384

(k)

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Operation and Maintenance

4.1 Overview
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides convenient local maintenance and remote maintenance, and it
supports multiple OM modes.
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides a hardware-independent universal OM mechanism and
provides OM functions such as security management, fault management, alarm management,
equipment management, and software management.
The Man Machine Language (MML) provides OM and configuration functions, and the
Graphic User Interface (GUI) provides the OM functions. The two modes meet the
requirements of different operation environments.
Figure 4-1 shows the OM networking of the GSM-R BSC6000.
Figure 4-1 OM networking of the GSM-R BSC6000

The OM system of the GSM-R BSC6000 adopts the browser/server (B/S) separated mode.
The OMUc board of the GSM-R BSC6000 works as the server, and the Local Maintenance
Terminal (LMT) is used for local maintenance. The iManager M2000 is the centralized OM
system, which is used for remote maintenance.
The alarm box connects to the LMT and provides audible and visible indications for alarms.
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4.2 Benefits
Web-based LMT Improving User Experience
The OM system of the GSM-R BSC6000 uses the web-based LMT. You can connect the LMT
to the OMUc board to perform OM functions and obtain the online help of the LMT. All the
operation results are displayed on the LMT through the web browser.

Diversified OM Modes
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides local maintenance and remote maintenance and supports
multiple OM modes.
The LMT used for local maintenance can access the GSM-R BSC6000 in the following ways:

Through the port on the panel of the OMUc board

Through the Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN)

Through the Intranet or Internet

The iManager M2000 used for remote maintenance can access the GSM-R BSC6000 in the
following ways:

Through the VLAN

Through the Intranet or Internet

Powerful Hardware Management Functions for Quickly Locating and Rectifying


Hardware Faults
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides precaution mechanism for hardware fault, thus ensuring that
sufficient time is available to rectify the fault in time before the services are disrupted.
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides functions such as status query, data configuration, and status
management of the internal physical devices.
When a hardware fault occurs, the GSM-R BSC6000 alerts the user by generating alarms and
flashing indicators and provides suggestions to guide the user in troubleshooting. The alarm is
cleared upon the rectification of the fault.
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides the functions of isolating the faulty part, such as activating or
deactivating the faulty part. When a faulty part needs to be replaced, the hot swapping
function enables the quick power-on of the substitute, thus reducing the time in fault
rectification.
In case of emergency, you can reset the board to quickly rectify the fault.

Advanced Software Management Functions for Secure and Smooth Upgrade


The GSM-R BSC6000 provides the remote upgrade tool, which enables the operator to
upgrade the software at the operation and maintenance center without affecting the ongoing
services. The remote upgrade tool provides the function of backing up the crucial data in the
system. When the upgrade fails, version rollback is performed immediately and the system
returns to functional in a short period.
After the upgrade is complete, version consistency check is performed to ensure the version
correctness.
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Rich Tracing and Detection Mechanisms for Reliably Monitoring the Network Status
The GSM-R BSC6000 provides the tracing and detection functions at different layers and
levels to accurately locate faults. The tracing and detection functions include user tracing,
interface tracing, message tracing, fault detection on the physical layer, fault detection on the
data link layer, and detection of other faults.
The tracing messages are saved as files, which can be viewed through the review tracing
function of the LMT.

Easy Equipment Installation, Commissioning, and Efficient Network Upgrade Scheme


for Quick Network Rollout
Before delivery, Huawei GSM-R BSC6000 is installed with boards, operating system, and
common data. In addition, it is correctly assembled and passes the strict test. You only need to
install the cabinet and cables on site. After the hardware installation is complete, you can load
software and data files to commission the software and hardware.
The GSM-R BSC6000 is compatible with the configuration of the BSC6000 in the existing
network. The BSC6000 can be upgraded to the GSM-R BSC6000 through hardware
adjustment and software upgrade, thus maximizing the resource utilization in the existing
network and reducing the cost of network rollout.

Steady Security Operation Mechanism, Preventing Improper Operations


The GSM-R BSC6000 provides man-machine interfaces and prompts users to repeatedly
confirm an important operation. This ensures that an operation is performed only when it is
required and prevents service disruptions caused by improper operations.

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Technical Specification

5.1 Technical Specifications


5.1.1 Capacity Specifications
Table 5-1 Capacity specifications of the GSM-R BSC6000
Item

Specification

Max equivalent BHCA (k)

5,900

Traffic volume (Erl)

24,000

Number of TRXs

4,096

Number of configured PDCHs

30,720

Number of active PDCHs (MCS-9)

16,384

Gb interface throughput (Mbit/s)

1,536

The Max equivalent BHCA is the equivalent BHCA under huawei's traffic model, compare with
BHCA (only call and called) the value should be 1440K.

5.1.2 Structural Specifications


Item

Specification

Cabinet standard

The structural design conforms to the IEC60297


standard and IEEE standard.

Dimensions (height x width x


depth)

2,200 mm x 600 mm x 800 mm

Height of the available space

46 U

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Item

Specification

Cabinet weight in full


configuration

320 kg

Load-bearing capacity of the


floor in the equipment room

450 kg/m2

5.1.3 Clock Specifications


Item

Specification

Clock precision

It meets the requirements for the stratum-3 clock.

Clock accuracy

4.6 x 10-6

Pull-in range

4.6 x 10-6

Maximum frequency
offset

2 x 10-8/day

Initial maximum
frequency offset

1 x 10-8

5.1.4 Electrical Specifications


Item

Sub-Item

Specification

Power input

Power input

48 V DC

Power range

40 V to 57 V

Power consumption in a
subrack

MPS: 1,400 W

Power
consumption

EPS: 1,400 W
TCS: 1,000 W

Power consumption of a cabinet


in full configuration

MPR(BM/TC combined): 4,200 W


MPR(BM/TC separated): 3,200 W
TCR: 2,400 W

The power consumption data of a GSM subrack is the maximum power consumption in typical
configuration. The power consumption in actual networks depends on specific configurations.

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5.1.5 Space Specifications


Figure 5-1 Space requirements in the equipment room

In overhead cabling mode, the distance between the cabinet top and the ceiling of the
equipment room must be greater than or equal to 1,000 mm.

In underfloor cabling mode, the height of the ESD floor must be greater than or equal to
200 mm.

The spacing shown in Figure 5-1 is the minimum possible value. The actual spacing is
wider than that shown in Figure 5-1.

5.1.6 Environmental Specifications


Item

Specification
Storage
Environment

Transportation
Environment

Operating Environment

Temperature
range

40C to +70C

40C to +70C

Long-term: 0C to 45C
Short-term: 5C to +55C

Humidity
range

10% RH to 100%
RH

5% RH to 100%
RH

Long-term: 5% RH to 85%
RH
Short-term: 5% RH to 95%
RH

NOTE
Short-term operation refers to the operation with the duration not more than 96 hours at a time and with
the accumulative duration not more than 15 days a year.

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5.1.7 Transmission Ports


Transmission Type

Connector

E1/T1

DB44

Channelized STM-1/OC-3

LC/PC

FE

RJ45

GE

RJ45
LC/PC

5.2 Compliance Standards


5.2.1 Power Supply Standards
Item

Standard

Power supply

ETS300 132-2

5.2.2 Grounding Standards


Item

Standard

Grounding

ETS300 253

5.2.3 Environment Standards


Item

Standard

Noise

ETS300 753
GR-63-CORE

5.2.4 Safety Standards


Item

Standard

Shock proofing

ETS300 019-2-4-AMD
GR-63-CORE
YDN5083

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Item

Standard

Safety

IEC60950, EN60950, UL60950


IEC60825-1
IEC60825-2
IEC60825-6
GB4943
GR-1089-CORE

Surge protection

IEC 61024-1 (1993)


IEC 61312-1 (1995)
IEC 61000-4-5 (1995)
ITU-T K.11 (1993)
ITU-T K.27 (1996)
ITU-T K.41 (1998)
EN 300 386 (2000)
GR-1089-CORE (1999)
YDJ 26-89
GB 50057-94
YD5098-2001

5.2.5 EMC Standards


Item

Standard

EMC

ETSI EN 300 386 V1.3.2 (2003-05)


CISPR 22 (1997)
IEC61000-4-2
IEC61000-4-3
IEC61000-4-4
IEC61000-4-5
IEC61000-4-6
IEC61000-4-29
GB9254-1998
FCC Part 15

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Item

Standard
NEBS Bellcore GR-1089-CORE issue 2

5.2.6 Environment Standards


Item

Standard

Class

Storage environment

ETS300 019-1-1

CLASS 1.2

Transportation
environment

ETS300 019-1-2

CLASS 2.3

Operating environment

ETS300 019-1-3

CLASS 3.1

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronym and Abbreviation

Expansion

BHCA

Busy Hour Call Attempt

BM

Basic Module

CPU

Central Processing Unit

DSP

Digital Signal Processor

EPS

Extended Processing Subrack

FE

Fast Ethernet

GE

Gigabit Ethernet

GUI

Graphic User Interface

ICCP

Internal Communication Control Plane

IP

Internet Protocol

LMT

Local Maintenance Terminal

LVDS

Low Voltage Differential Signal

MGW

Media Gateway

MML

Man Machine Language

MPR

Main Processing Rack

MPS

Main Processing Subrack

MSP

Multiplex Section Protection

MTBF

Mean Time Between Failures

MTTR

Mean Time To Recovery

OM

Operation & Maintenance

OS

Operating System

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Acronym and Abbreviation

Expansion

PDCH

Packet Data Channel

RRM

Radio Resource Management

SDH

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy

STCP

Service Transport Control Plane

SMP

Service Management Plane

TC

TransCoder

TCR

TransCoder Rack

TCS

TransCoder Subrack

TDM

Time Division Multiplexing

TRX

Transceiver

VLAN

Virtual Local Area Network

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