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RN 3155-30A “3G Radio Planning Specialist”

Learning Target
After the training, the participant will be able to:
3GRPLS Warm up
• Name the highlights of the UMTS Radio Interface Evolution

Describe the UMTS Network Architecture

List the different Radio Interface Protocols
Physical Layer - Rel.99
• Describe the WCDMA channel structure
• Explain the transport channel format
• List & explain the different DL Control Channels
• Describe the UE cell synchronisation
• Outline the paging organisation & its impact on the UE
• Characterise the random access & its power control
• Describe the DPCHs, their power control & time organisation
Physical Layer – HSDPA, HSUPA, and HSPA+

Describe the physical channels related to HSDPA
Name the differences between HSDPA & HSUPA principles
Describe the physical channels related to HSUPA
Describe the HSDPA & HSUPA capabilities
List the most important features boosting HSPA(+) towards higher peak rates in 3GPP Rel. 7 – 9
Discuss major Rel. 7 – 9 HSPA+ features improving the spectrum efficiency

RRC Modes, System Information, Paging, and Update Procedures

Describe the RRC modes and sub-states
Explain how system information and paging are handled in the individual RRC modes and sub-states
Outline the correlation between URAs, LAs & RAs.
Explain the different cell and URA update types
Explain the Fast Dormancy mechanism

Cell Selection and Reselection

List the motivations for cell selection & reselection
Explain the meaning of “Equivalent PLMN“
Name the differences between access classes & cell access restrictions
Understand the cell Selection criterion S
Name the differences between cell selection with & without HCS
Explain the Ranking criterion R

RRC Connection Establishment
• Outline the RRC connection establishment process
• Explain the Radio Bearer (RB) definition
• Characterise the RLC modes of operation
• List the properties of the Signalling Radio Bearers (SRB)
• Outline RB establishment, reconfiguration & release procedures
WCDMA Measurements in the UE
• Describe the different ways how the UE can get its measurement commands
• List the available measurement types

and Update Procedures Cell Selection and Reselection RRC Connection Establishment WCDMA Measurements in the UE Mobility Management and Connection Management UTRAN Control Protocol Overview (without RRC) . HSUPA. NBAP & RNSAP services • Explain the SRNS Relocation flow • Understand the structure of call Setup flows Prerequisite TM5110 : UMTS Fundamental RN3300 : 3G Radio Access System Course RN3154: 3G Radio Planning Essentials Contents 3GRPLS Warm up Physical Layer – Release 99 Physical Layer – HSDPA. Quality reporting.• • • Outline the idea of following UE measurements: volume measurements. and HSPA+ RRC Modes. UE internal measurements. Intra-frequency measurements. and Inter-RAT measurements Describe the impact of Soft Handovers on the neighbour lists Explain the idea of the Compressed Mode Mobility Management and Connection Management • • Explain the NAS related location management function Understand the relationship between 2G & 3G MM + CM procedures UTRAN Control Protocol Overview (without RRC) • Outline RANAP. Inter-frequency measurements. System Information. Paging.