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Model : RS220-TMB-43J

Tower Mounted Booster

For GSM 20W

Model : RS220-TMB-43J

Please pay attention the points below before using the

1. Avoid the excessive impact when transporting and installing the

2. Please confirm the power voltage before connecting the power.
3. Please confirm the power polarity before using it.
4. Please pay attention to the equipment connection condition and ground
5. The equipment needs 30 minutes preheating.
6. Avoid using in the condition of strong sunshine, sudden temperature
change, high humidity, dust and strong magnetic field.
7. Please refer to the installing method when installing the equipment and
its better to install panel to avoid strong sunshine.
8. Please dont change the control terminal and parts at will.
9. Please contact us when you need to repair and change the structure of the

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Introducing the TMB-20W system

Concept of TMB-20W system
GSM BTS & TMB connection diagram
TMB Basic Block Diagram
System Specifications
Description of Components & Modules
Description of External connectors
Connection of power source

II. Operating the control & monitor software

1. Operating S/W (TMB Monitor) install
2. Preparing to use TMB Monitor
3. TMB Monitor connecting test
4. Check and control TMB
5. Release the connection to Main Control Board
6. Default condition
III. Assembly & Tower Top Install
1. Wall Mounted type
2. Circular Metal Pipe Mounted type

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I. Introducing the TMB-20W system

1. Concept of TMB-20W
The equipment is necessary in the place where the quality is improved and the service
scope is extended by GSM system and TMB (Tower Mounted Booster).
The equipment uses duplexer with good isolation which deletes unnecessary signal and has
small input loss. Compared with TTLNA (Tower Top LNA) which only improve receive path of
downlink, this equipment improves both uplink and downlink through adding power amplifier.
It has also bypass mode on the equipment structure, which can prevent the service from
interrupting when something happens. So the equipment can suit different environment.
The equipment is composed of Duplexer, Power Amplifier, Low Noise Amplifier, By-Pass
Mode Switch, communication and control part, DC-DC Converter and body.
The equipment suit for the place below:
The place where the coverage of GSM base station need to be extended.
The place where the service need to be improved in subway and building.
The place where there are a few residential building.
The place where radio wave is obstructed by the high building in urban area.

2. GSM BTS & TMB Connection Diagram

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Down Link

Extend the coverage of down and up link

Up Link



DC IN(-48V)

Note Book
NMS box

Outdoor Bias-Tee

GSM signal is sent and received from base station to TMB. The output part of base
station is connected with Bias-T, which can supply power to TMB.

GSM base station is connected with TMB with RF Cable which can transmit DC Voltage
supplied by Bias-T and GSM signal to TMB.

GSM signal is forwarded to antenna after it is amplified by the HPA of Down Link Path.
The weak signal inputted antenna is separated into noise and signal by LNA installed in
TMB, then it is transmitted to base station.

The antenna installed in TMB supplies the sending and receiving GSM signal service,
and the signal is transmitted to TMB.

We can monitor and control TMB in distance through the data communication such as
control, monitor and alarm which is realized by the RS-422 cable

Down Link Bypass

3. TMB Basic Block Diagram

Tx Module
BTS Duplexer

ANT Duplexer
Rx Module

Up Link Bypass

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DC / DC Converter



NMS box


Note Book

4. System Specifications
4-1. Electrical Specifications
Frequency Range

Down Link (Tx)
Up Link (Rx)
18.0dB Min.
18.0dB Min.


Attenuation Zero

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Bypass Loss
Attenuator step Range
Attenuator Tolerance
Tx/Rx Isolation
Maximum Input Power
Minimum Output Power
Noise Figure
DC power
Operating Temperature
Connector Type

1dBp-p Max.
1.4 : 1 Max
3.0dB Max.
15dB / 1.0dB
80.0dBc Min.
+45.0dBm Min.
+27.0dBm Min
-30dBc Max.
2.0dB Max.
7/16 DIN Type( Female )

4-2. Control functions & Alarms

4-1-1. Control & Function
- Tx Attenuation Control : Gain 3~18dB/1dB Step
- Rx Attenuation Control : Gain 3~18dB/1dB Step
- Down Link (Tx) Module : Bypass Mode & Normal Mode
- Up Link (Rx) Module : Bypass Mode & Normal Mode
- Tx Power Monitor
4-1-2. Alarms
- Down Link (Tx) Module Output Over Power Alarm : +44dBm min
- Down Link (Tx) Module Input Low Power Alarm : < +20dBm under
- Down Link (Tx) Module VSWR Alarm : HPA Only 2.0:1
- Down Link (Tx) Module AMP DC Fail Alarm : Normal +25V ~+30V
- Down Link (Tx) Module Over Temp. Alarm : +85
- Up Link (Rx) Module Fail Alarm
- DC/DC Fail Alarm : Low Voltage & Over Load

Bypass mode

Tx Monitor(0dBm1dB)
Maximum Gain
Maximum Gain
+40.0dBm 2Tone
Maximum Gain
Gain Variation : 1.0dB

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4-3. Reliability Test

4-3-1. Lightning Surge Test
Test Condition
Test level (Voltage/Current)
Generator source impedance
Polarity of the surge
Number of tests
Repetition rate
4-3-2. Vibration Test
Test Condition (sine)(1oct/min)
Displacement amplitude
Frequency Range
Axes of Vibration
Sate of specimen during conditioning
4-3-3. Free fall Test
Test condition
Fall height
Sample status

IEC 61000-4-5
8KV / 4KA (8/20 Pulse)
+, Five positive and negative at the selected points
Maximum 1/min

IEC 68-2-6


3X5 sweep cycles
Unpacked switched off

IEC 68-2-32
Once on each surface
Packing status

4-3-4. Temperature &Humidity Test (Rising and drop time 1/min)

-High temperature test :+60 2Hour maintenance (Recovery time at least 2hour)
-Low temperature test :-30 2Hour maintenance (Recovery time at least 2hour)
-Humidity test : +40, 5%~95%,3Hour maintenance (Recovery time at least 1hour)
Each Test must be measured after recovery time

4-3-5. Artificial rain test


IEC 60068-2-18

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Water drop height
Water drop strength
Duration time
Nozzle angle variation
Water temperature
-Sprayed water test : 25 4Hour Maintenance

4 Hour
-90 ~+90

5. Description of Components & Modules

Tx(HPA) and Rx(LNA) Module has RF character which can expand the cell coverage. There is
also RF switch which can change the system into Bypass Mode when there is some problem
with the system. Normally the system use the sending and receiving amp through the path of
down link and up link. When the system alarm happen, it can change into bypass mode, which
can prevent the system form stopping.
The arrester in the antenna can cut off the surge signal, which can prevent parts inside the
system from the fatal damage.
Bias-T in the input part transmit GSM signal and DC from base station to TMB. The DC can be
used as inside power of TMB. The parts also can cut off the surge signal from outside..
Duplexer is installed in the in/out part of TMB, which separate and combine the signal of Down
Link and Up link.
Main Controller Unit controls and monitors HPA and LNA of TMB. We can use Control & Monitor
Software to judge equipment condition through use interface on PC monitor.


Description of Rx Module (LNA)

Rx Fail Alarm

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Up Link Bypass

The max gain is 18dB, and the min gain is 3dB. The gain control range is 15dB and we
can control the gain through PC monitoring software.

When there is problem with LNA and HPA, Rx module fail alarm will work and send
message to MCU. MCU will change the Rx module into bypass mode after receiving the


Description of Tx Module (HPA)

Down Link Bypass

Amp DC Fail
Low Input Alarm

FWD Monitor

VSWR Alarm

HPA is main active module of down link path, which can amplify signal from base station from
3dB to 18dB.
In order to control gain, we install 1dB Step 15dB Digital attenuator in input part and we can
control the gain control through Control & Monitoring Software.
HPA is working on main path when power is on. When Amp DC fail, VSWR Alarm, Over
Temperature Alarm, Over Power Alarm happen, the equipment will change to bypass mode
through the RF Switch in the module.
Amp DC Fail is that when the +27V supplied to HPA is not normal, Alarm will happen and

MCU. DC Fail cant makes HPA work, the equipment will change to bypass mode.
VSWR Alarm is that detects the reflected radio wave from HPA output port to antenna out port.
The detected reflect power change to voltage then it is sent to MCU. MCU decide final VSWR

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Alarm according to program then the equipment will change to bypass mode.
Over Power Alarm is that detect the output power and change it into voltage and send it to
MCU. If the voltage is over the over power level in the PC software, the equipment will change
to bypass mode.
Over Temperature Alarm is that Digital Temperature Sensor installed in the HPA can detect HPA
Temperature. If Temperature is over the limited data, the alarm will happen. The temperature on
HPA have the relation with HPA character and life, so the user should set the reasonable
limitation according to around environment. The manufactures advised temperature limitation
range is 80 ~ 90.
DC-DC Fail is that when the power is out of the range of +12V~+27, DC-DC Converter will send
Alarm to MCU. MCU will make the HPA and LNA into bypass mode.
Input Low Power Alarm is that there is a circuit in HPA that check the power from base station
and change it to definite voltage then transmit it to MCU. It will be transmit to PC installed
Monitoring Software after A/D conversion and user can check it. When the inputting signal to
TMB is less than +20dBm, alarm will happen. Because TMB doesnt have problem, the
equipment will not change to bypass mode.


Description of NMS box

5-3-1. General
NMS box of TMB disposes the alarms from TMB and use it as the external alarms of BTS. The NMS

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box can be extended to remote monitoring from remote NMS center.
5-3-2. External connection and marks


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Power switch


input voltage
REMOTE switch

power supply
input power polarity DB9




connected to PC for Local NMS alarm output RS422 interface

Figure1. External connection and marks of NMS box

1. NMS box alarm:

1FWD output over power alarm (TX_OP): red (alarm), Kelly (normal);
2FWD input low power alarm (TX_LP): red (alarm), Kelly (normal);
3RVS module failure alarm (RX_F): red (alarm), Kelly (normal);
4FWD VSWR alarm (VSWR): red (alarm), Kelly (normal);

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5Bypass alarm (B_P): red (alarm), Kelly (normal);
6Short message receiving/transmitting (SMS) and status: the light flash at frequency of
0.5Hz when CPU working; it lights on for 3 seconds when receiving/transmitting short
message; it lights on or off when communication failure or CPU failure; when the failure
recovers, the light recovers to normal status.
2. NMS box alarm (orange connector counted from the right side):
1 connected to FWD output over power alarm; 2 connected to BTS grounding port;
3 connected to FWD input low power alarm; 4 connected to BTS grounding port;
5 connected to RVS module failure alarm; 6 connected to BTS grounding port;
7 connected to FWD VSWR alarm; 8 connected to BTS grounding port;
9 connected to bypass alarm; 10 connected to BTS grounding port.
3. RS422 interface (green connector counted from right side):
1 connected to blue wire; 2 connected to yellow wire; 3 connected to brown wire;
4 connected to cyan wire; 5 connected to the rest 4-core wire (grounding wire, can connect or
disconnect according to the site situation).
4. Input power
Input voltage: -48V or +24V (pls see the marks on NMS box), the power is input by the plugwith
power wire; the plug polarity is marked on the NMS box;
Power wire polarity: green is + (high level) and black is (low level);
-48V input: green wire to ground; black wire to 48V;
+24V input: green wire to +24V; black wire to ground.
Power switch: circle downwards means power on and circle upwards means power off (with
words of OFF).
5. Working mode:
Two working mode: REMOTE and LOCAL, can be chosen by switch.
REMOTE mode: can monitor the TMB through remote NMS center or NMS box.
LOCAL mode: can monitor the TMB through local PC. Switch to LOCAL when commissioning
by PC. After local commissioning by PC, pls switch it to REMOTE.
6. Alarm level switch
NMS box can achieve - level alarm and + level alarm by the 2 bits switch marked SW3 inside
NMS box. When one or two switches are switched to -, it means - level alarm; when two switches
are switched to +, it means + level alarm. The alarm level satisfied the TTL standards and
every output ensure current of 5mA.

5-3-3. Notice
1. When the working mode is switched to LOCAL, if we use local software by PC, the alarm
lights and alarms are working normally; if we do not use local software by PC, the alarm lights
and alarms are not in normal status.
2. When the working mode is switched to REMOTE, the light of short message receiving /
transmitting and status has function of communication failure indication; If the NMX box lose
communication with TMB beyond 10 seconds, the light always on or off; if the communication

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failure is removed, the light recovered to normal working; when the working mode is switched to
LOCAL, the light cannot indicate the communication status.
3. When FWD output <33dBm or FWD input <20dBm, low power alarm occurs.

6. Description of external connectors

Tower Mounted Booster

BTS RF Connector
The port is DIN Type connector connected with base station, which -48V DC and RF signal
is input.

RS-422 Data Communication Connector

It is Mini Circular type connector which connect PC and Main Control Unit in TMB.

Antenna Port Coupling Connector

SMA connector monitor RF signal to or from Antenna.

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Antenna RF Connector
It is DIN Type connector connected with antenna.

Connection of DC power source


To Outdoor Bias-Tee


From BTS


TMB Power Source use -48V from base station. Bias-T and 2-Pair Cable Assembly supplied
with the equipment is connected with BTS Port to support power.

2-Pair Cable Assembly Circular Connector in blue and write is connected with Bias-T. Pay
attention to Terminal +and -.

II. Operating the control & monitor software

1. Operation S/W (TMB Monitor) install
1.1. Double click TMBSetup.EXE

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Choose the operation language and click

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Click next.


Choose the folder to install program and click

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Input user name and company name and click


Choose folder and click

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Choose folder and click




Start installing.

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Reset computer if need

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Display the icon blow in bottom after installing the program

2. Preparing to use TMB Monitor

Connecting data converter
To use monitoring S/W need preparing data converter to connect it with body.

Connecting with TMB

2.2.1. Operating program
Double click icon in bottom.

2.2.2. Waiting picture (Flash screen)

Waiting picture as below.

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2.2.3. First starting picture

2.2.4. Confirm version

Click version in icon menu.

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2.2.5 Setting communication

(Option) and set serial port as below. Port : Choose the communication port to connect TMB with computer. Speed : Choose the port using data converter. TMB default is 19,200bps.
* The environment varieties the user use as below.









Data Bit

Dont Change

Parity Bit


Dont Change

Stop Bit

Dont Change

Flow Control


Dont Change

2.2.6. Click
2.2.7. Click

after finishing setting the data.

(communication connecting).

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3. TMB Monitor connecting test
If you set the communication port correctly, there will be progress bar in left bottom when you try
connecting them.
3.1. Default Status
Display the picture as below after connecting.

3.2. Status Bar

Status Bar on the bottom display connecting progress, model name, manufacturer,
version, date and time.

3.3. If the connecting isnt correct, there will be no change in the picture and as the
following figures.

[Figure] Selected serial port dont exist.

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[Figure] Selected serial exist but no data communication with TMB.

Check the data cable connection or port configuration, and try again.
Some conditions you cant connect to the TMB are:
* There is not support power on TMB.
* The cable connect host computer and TMB is not linked correctly.
* The serial port configuration on the host computer is wrong port or speed.

4. Check and control TMB

4.1 Output Status
Down Link (Tx) Module Power (dBm) : Display Down Link (Tx) Module Output Power

4.2 Control

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4.2.1 Down Link (Tx) Module Attenuation

1) Display Down Link (Tx) Module Attenuation data

2) Default data is 15dB Attenuation.
3) Down Link (Tx) Module Attenuation range : 1dB to 15dB.
4) If Attenuation data increases, Gain will decreases.
4.2.2 Up Link (Rx) Module Attenuation

1) Display Up Link (Tx) Module Attenuation data.

2) Default is 10dB Attenuation.
3) Up Link (Rx) Module Attenuation range: 1dB to 10dB.
4) If Attenuation data increases, Gain will decreases.
4.2.3 Over Temperature Level

1) Setting Down Link (Tx) Modules temperature limitation..

2) The default is 85C .
3) Over Temperature Level range is 40C to 120C
4) If the temperature exceed the setting Level, Down Link (Tx) Module will bypass.

4.2.4 Over Power Level

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1) Setting Down Link(Tx) Modules max output limitation.

2) The default is 44dBm.
3) Over Power Level range is 33dBm to 44dBm
4) If Down Link (Tx) Output Power exceeds the setting Level, Down Link (Tx) Module
will bypass.
4.2.5 Tx Module
Display and change Tx Modules condition. Picture below display the condition when Module Bypass is on. Picture below display the condition when Module Bypass is on. Click the icon when you want to change the condition.
4.2.6 Rx Module
Display and change Rx Modules condition. Picture below display the condition when Module Bypass is on. Picture below display the condition when Module Bypass is off. Click the icon when you want to change the condition.

4.3 Alarms

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4.3.1 VSWR Fail

1) If the VSWR of system exceeds the system specification, the alarm will be on.

: Normal .

: Alarm (VSWR Fail).

4.3.2 Output Over Power

1) If the Down Link (Tx) Module Output Power exceeds the setting value, the alarm will be

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: Normal.

: Alarm (Output over power).

4.3.3 Input Low Power

1) If the input power to Down Link (Tx) Module exceeds the specification, the alarm will be
: Normal
: Alarm(Input Low Power)

4.3.4 AMP DC Fail

1) If the Down Link(Tx) Modules voltage exceed or less the specification, the alarm will be

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: Normal.

: Alarm(AMP DC Fail)

4.3.5 Up Link (Rx) Module Fail

1) If Up Link (Rx) Module is not normal, the alarm will be on.

: Normal.

: Alarm(Rx Module Fail)

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4.3.6 DC-DC Fail
1) If DC-DC Module isnt normal, the alarm will be on.

: Normal.

: Alarm(DC-DC Fail)

4.3.7 Over Temperature

1) If the system temperature exceeds the setting temperature value, the alarm will be on.

: Normal.

: Alarm(Over Temperature)

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4.4 Reset Alarm
4.4.1 If the alarm is on, you must turn it off for working on normal mode again.
4.4.2 To release the alarm click

5. Release the connection to Main Control Board

After monitoring or controlling, click

to finish communicating with TMB before close the

program. After closing the communicating, Status Bar displays Disconnected

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6. Default condition

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III. Tower Top Install & Assembly

TMB can be installed in two type.

Wall Mounted Type

Circular Metal Pipe Mounted Type

TMB cant be installed in the place in the strong shine sun. If impossible, the equipment should be
covered with panel.
There is Mounted Hole(M4) in the body of the equipment, through which you can set cover.


Wall Mounted Type

TMB is stick with two sub bracket as in the picture when delivery.

Sub bracket is fixed to the side of equipment. In order to fix

TMB on the wall you should fix bracket on the wall first, then
assemble the equipment.


Circular Metal Pipe Mounted Type

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In order to fix the round pipe on the equipment, you should need clamp panel and round clamp
The way of installing bracket is as below:

Tower Mounted Booster

Tower Mounted Booster