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The Agilent Technologies E7475A GSM drive test system is a scalable, integrated, air interface measurement system. The system is used to obtain comprehensive RF measurement and call performance data as it relates to a user’s location. Depending on the selected hardware options, it can make measurements on E-GSM900, GSM-R, DCS1800, GSM1900 or dual-band GSM/DCS networks. A PC interfaces to one or more Agilent digital receivers and/or test mobile phones. The system software controls the receivers and phones to make and record user-selected measurements. A GPS receiver, which can be integrated with the receiver, may be used to obtain positioning information that is collated with the measurement results. The system can also be configured for use with a pen-tablet computer for indoor measurements without GPS. Logged data can be exported to mapping software for analysis.
This functionality is enabled with Option 130.Termination ❏ Call initiation control . When a test mobile is being used as a frequency scanner. Rx Lev Sub ❏ RxQual Full. Option 150.Access time (duration of call) . the phone control VFP displays the following: Tabular display (text) ❏ Access time counter (elapsed call time) ❏ Redial time counter ❏ Total attempts ❏ Total drops ❏ Total blocks ❏ Dropped call rate ❏ Blocked call rate ❏ Serving cell ARFCN ❏ Attempted handovers ❏ Successful handovers ❏ Failed handovers Phone measurements The E7475A system extracts measurement data from the mobile handset.Call option . scanning test mobile software license. Rx Qual Sub ❏ BCH ARFCN ❏ Timing advance ❏ Time slot ❏ MCC. A test mobile phone can be set to operate as a simple frequency scanner. Through a selection of licensing options it is possible to configure the software to provide phone-based measurements.Stop ❏ Automatic call sequencing . LAC •••• ❏ Cell identity ❏ RLTC (Radio link timeout counter) ❏ FER (Frame erasure rate) 2 . Display fields (text) ❏ Cell name ❏ State (no service/idle/• dedicated) ❏ BSIC (base station identity code) ❏ Mobile transmit power ❏ RxLev Full.Force broadcast channel (BCH) ❏ Mobile behavior .Restrict timeslot to be used by mobile (0-7) . The phone control virtual front panel (VFP) provides the following control functions. Indoor measurement capability. Extraction of the specific measurement types is controlled by a set of check boxes.Start/continue . it can not be used to set up calls and log other data at the same time. receiver-based measurements or both.Sequence .Single (long) call .Redial wait (duration between calls) .System software The E7475A system software is scalable to provide flexibility in measurement capability. ❏ Phone control ❏ Phone measurements ❏ Messaging (protocol log) Phone control The system software provides automated control of the handsets from the PC. must also be ordered. With the multiple phone measurements license it is possible for the system to control up to four test mobile phones simultaneously.Maximum redial attempts ❏ Phone number pick list .Force handover to an ARFCN . E7475A GSM based drive test system ❏ Option 100 GSM phone-based software license ❏ Option 110 GSM receiver-based software license ❏ Option 120 GSM receiver and phone-based software license ❏ Option 180 Indoor measurement capability software license Phone-based software The system software has phone measurement ability for a single test mobile phone that is enabled with software license Option 100 or Option 120.Full rate speech . can be added by selecting the indoor measurements software license option. If multiple phone control is required for benchmarking with two or more networks. and the corresponding test mobile phone hardware.Ignore cell barring In addition to the control function. It is possible to expand your system at any time by adding software licenses or hardware to the base product. the following control/ display windows can be activated.Redial interval (wait duration after drop or block) .On a blocked call (failed origination) . All the measurements can be displayed in real-time and logged to a database.Pause .Prevent handover from an ARFCN . Multiple measurements can be made simultaneously. Option 100 or 120 phone measurements With the phone control software licenses. The data types are listed below.Enhanced full rate speech (network dependent) ❏ Select channel . MNC. Multiple receiver control is supplied as standard with the receiver measurement licenses.On a dropped call . without the need for GPS navigation.Total calls (number of calls to be executed) ❏ Automatic redial . Call controls ❏ Call initiate mode . multiple phone control software license.
and receiverbased GSM wireless measurements inside of buildings. C2 cell selection and reselection parameters ❏ Hopping sequence number Messaging The E7475A extracts and decodes the Layer 2 and Layer 3 over-the-air messaging to and from the test mobile phone.Top N . Rx Quality. it can not be used to set up calls and make other GSM measurements at the same time. This floor plan can be in . Measurement controls ❏ Frequency units . An essential part of the indoor measurement system is a pen tablet computer. the user can click on any message to expand it to the next level of decode detail.All BCH .Amplitude versus frequency (Top N and User List measurements only) .06 version 5. Timing Advance against time with handover indication Tabular displays ❏ Frequency hopping channels ❏ Number of hops ❏ MAIO (Mobile allocation ❏ Neighbor cell list index offset) ❏ C1. The Top N channels.Delta markers . or . ❏ User list The user inputs a list of up to 20 GSM channels to be measured. Indoor measurements require a floor plan or sketch of the building to be measured.tif. In the messaging display. The test mobile will scan through all the channels in its frequency operating range and return the amplitude of the signal in each channel. Note: The Layer 2 protocol decodes are dependent on the test mobile phone hardware used. A snapshot function captures the last 50 messages to a separate display while the main display continues to update with the new messages. The results are displayed in a bar graph of amplitude versus frequency or a line graph of amplitude versus time.Drag and drop Measurement types ❏ All BCH The test mobile phone will scan through and measure the power in all the frequency channels in its operating range. The results are displayed on either a bar graph of amplitude versus frequency or a time chart of amplitude versus time. Multiple phone control Option 150 enables the system to simultaneously support up to four test mobile phones. Additional accessories are available which provide a simple. ❏ Top N The test mobile phone will scan through and measure the power in all the frequency channels is its operating range.Power in RxLev .To Max function .1 table 4.2. Message type selection controls ❏ Display layer 2 ❏ Display layer 3 ❏ Display mode . without GPS.png format.User list Display controls ❏ Power display . Measurements are interpolated between waypoints.gif. Currently the Sagem OT35x.Power in dBm 3 . waypoints are recorded on a floor plan of the building. where N is an integer between 1 and 20. which allows the user to correlate measurements with positions on a floor plan. The results are displayed as a trace with one point for each of the channels.Amplitude versus time (Top N and User List measurements only) ❏ Markers (line graphs only) . While walking through a building. It can also be used if you wish to use one test mobile as a frequency scanner and other mobiles to set up calls and log performance data. are then displayed in either a bar graph of amplitude versus frequency or a line graph of amplitude versus time. Tx Power.Multiple markers . The Sagem OT95x and the Orbitel 907 test mobiles provide the full Layer II commands covered in GSM 04. Option 180 indoor measurement software license Option 180 enables the system to operate using a touch tablet PC.Graph displays ❏ Serving cell and neighbor cells amplitudes versus frequency ❏ Serving cell and neighbor cells amplitude versus time ❏ Multitrace Rx Level. OT55x and OT75x provide only the Information (I) messages and the SABM messages. ergonomic way of making indoor measurements (see the accessories section of this document). When a test mobile is being used in frequency scan mode. Scanning Test Mobile Option 130 enables a test mobile phone to be used as a simple frequency scanner. to make phone.Channel ❏ Measurement types .Frequency . This may be useful where you wish to benchmark one network against another and therefore wish to set up calls on both networks at once. .
These extended ranges are shown in brackets – [ ]. 4 .70 MHz ❏ IF bandwidth ❏ Resolution bandwidth – 1.1805 to 1880 MHz [1800 to 1885] ❏ GSM1900 receiver (Option 340 or 350) .25 MHz – 8. or distance (for example. Characteristic amplitude accuracy is unchanged with respect to specified range.925 to 960 MHz [921 to 962] ❏ GSM-R receiver (Option 305) . This can be specified in terms of time (for example.tab file (Mapinfo) ❏ Waypoints with interpolation ❏ Moveable waypoints Spectrum analysis The spectrum display provides the controls listed below.41 MHz ❏ DCS1800 (Option 320 or 330) .880 to 915 MHz [876 to 917] .1850 to 1910 MHz [1845 to 1915] . Tested with minimum resolution bandwidth: 1. Frequencies can be specified in terms of frequency units or channel number. but rather characteristic performance.68 kHz to 190 kHz (narrowband mode) (in narrowband mode) Markers ❏ Multiple markers ❏ Delta markers ❏ To max function ❏ Drag and drop Spectrum noise floor (characteristic) 2 Narrowband mode / 300 kHz span Wideband mode / 300 kHz span Narrowband mode / 25 MHz span Wideband mode / 25 MHz span Average -139 dBm -131 dBm -130 dBm -125 dBm Peak -138 dBm -130 dBm -129 dBm -123 dBm Receiver-based software The receiver measurement function of the E7475A system software is enabled by Option 110 or Option 120. The performance is not specified in these ranges.Indoor measurement features ❏ Autoscale ❏ Autopan ❏ Auto legend ❏ Ability to link phone or receiver measurements to plot ❏ Ability to save plot as a . tunable range 1 ❏ E-GSM900 receiver (Option 300 or 310) . Measurement controls ❏ Frequency. With either of these software licenses and the corresponding receiver hardware the following five receiver measurement classes can be used to collect data. 1. execute a measurement every 10 meters). execute a measurement every 200 milliseconds). maximum span ❏ E-GSM900 (Option 300 or 310) .Does not imply warranted performance.36 kHz to 950 kHz (wideband mode) in wideband mode – 200 kHz – 1.Spectrum measurement allows some out of band tuning above and below specified frequency ranges.46 kHz in wideband mode.85 MHz ❏ GSM1900 (Option 340 or 350) .41 MHz ❏ GSM-R (Option 305) .921 to 960 MHz [921-962] ❏ DCS1800 receiver (Option 320 or 330) .68 kHz in narrowband mode.876 to 915 MHz [876-917] .1930 to 1990 MHz [1925 to 1995] ❏ Frequency. 8. 2.1710 to 1785 MHz [1705 to 1790] . ❏ Spectrum analysis ❏ CW power ❏ Channel power ❏ GSM broadcast channel analysis ❏ Interference analysis The controls listed below are available for each receiver measurement class: ❏ Measurement interval ❏ Averaging – Time – Running – Distance – Group Measurement interval defines the duration between measurements. Characteristic noise floor increase is 2 dB with respect to specified range.
and lastly at the (start + (count . the BSIC can be decoded and a BER 1 measurement can be returned. . If a measured channel is a broadcast channel. 330) – 30 kHz to 75 MHz in wideband mode – 5 kHz to 75 MHz in narrowband mode ❏ GSM1900 (Option 340. The results are displayed as a trace with one point for each of the channels.25 MHz (wideband mode) – 200 kHz (narrowband mode) ❏ E-GSM/GSM-R (Option 300. The results are displayed in a bar graph of amplitude versus frequency or a line graph of amplitude versus time.CW power and channel power The E7475A system can measure the peak power (CW Power) at user-defined frequencies within a user-defined resolution bandwidth. Frequencies can be specified in term of frequency units or channel number. at the (start + step) frequency. This allows regularly used sets of channels to be stored for quick loading into the application. The system can also measure the total power (channel power) within a user-defined bandwidth at a userdefined set of frequencies. ❏ Trace: Enter a start frequency. GSM-R. The user list of frequencies can be imported from a text file. ❏ Top N BCH: The system measures all of the GSM channels in the user selected range and returns the ‘N’ strongest GSM channels received. 901 MHz.1)*step) frequency.. The system measures at the start frequency. and the count is set to 4. step size and count. 310) – 30 kHz to 35 MHz in wideband mode – 5 kHz to 35 MHz in narrowband mode ❏ DCS1800 (Option 320. the BSIC can be decoded and a BER 1 measurement can be returned. Measurement controls ❏ Carrier frequency – Frequency – Channel Display controls ❏ Power display (Y-axis parameter) – Amplitude in dBm – Amplitude in RxLev number ❏ Frequency – Arbitrary list (list) – Start / step / count (trace) ❏ IF bandwidth – 1. If 20 channels or less are found in the range.68 kHz to 190 kHz in narrowband mode ❏ Channel width (channel power only) GSM broadcast channel analysis The receiver component of the E7475A system is capable of measuring E-GSM900. then they are displayed as a bar graph of amplitude versus frequency. Top N BCH and user list of channels. The measurements are independent of network parameter settings. 305. The user can define the frequencies to be measured in two different ways: Frequency entry methods ❏ List: Enter an arbitrary list of frequencies. Channel power differs from the CW power measurement in that the total power is integrated across the specified channel width. if the start frequency is set to 900 MHz. DCS1800 and GSM1900 channels. 350) – 30 kHz to 60 MHz in wideband mode – 5 kHz to 60 MHz in narrowband mode ❏ Measurement types ❏ Show value (bar graphs only) – All BCH – Power in dBm – TopN BCH – Power in RxLev – User list of – BSIC Channels – BER – TopN on user list – Cell name Markers (trace displays only) ❏ Multiple markers ❏ Delta markers ❏ To Max function ❏ Drag and drop Measurement results ❏ GSM carrier power ❏ BSIC ❏ BER 1 1. . 902 MHz and 903 MHz. 5 .. If a measured channel is a broadcast channel. Measurement types ❏ All BCH: The system measures the power of all GSM channels in the user selected range. depending on the receiver options. An estimated BER is calculated based on the number of bit errors in the mid-amble of the synchronization burst.36 kHz to 950 kHz in wideband mode – 1. where ’N’ is a user definable integer from 1 to 20. For example. ❏ User list of channels: The user inputs a list of up to 40 GSM channels to be measured. Measurement controls ❏ Resolution bandwidth (CW power only) – 8. then measurements are made at 900 MHz. There are three ways of configuring the broadcast channel measurements – all BCH. the step size is set to 1 MHz. The results are displayed in a bar graph of amplitude versus frequency or a line graph of amplitude versus time.
No SCH. 6 . Where the Cell ID is known. so minimal text entry is required. Smart defaults and persistent information are used. it can return the ratio in dB of the power in each channel to that in the immediately adjacent channels. bit errors – Total power received in channel in dBm – Primary power in dBm of strongest signal path – Peak deviation Fading in dB from primary power – Ratio of primary power / interference in dB (C/I) – Primary BSIC : Provided C/I > 2 dB – Secondary BSIC : Provided 2 dB < C/I < 10 dB (typical) ❏ Symbol delay spread (multi-path) graph – Power in dBm at +/. It can also decode the BSIC of the primary and secondary signals in the channel. primary carrier to interference ratio. export the data to post-processing software packages and define flexible alerts and alarms. For two user selectable channels. for example in neighbor cell measurements or receiver based measurements. The measurement can return either the peak power or average power over the 8 time slots. The measurement controls of the receiver can be linked to the results of measurements from the test mobile. Each report includes a header section. In this way the test mobile can control which channels the receiver measures. a dialog box prompts the user to enter the header information listed below. fading and show a bar graph of symbol delay spread. All of the current displays (VFPs) are captured to an HTML file. The format of the Cell Database is text file with the following fields: ❏ Cellname ❏ Latitude ❏ Longitude ❏ Cell ID ❏ Serving ARFCN ❏ Azimuth ❏ TCH ARFCN Report generator and display printing The E7475A system provides fast and easy report generation. the E7475A can return the total power in the channel.1 to 6 symbols offsets System software features common to both phone and receiver measurement licenses In addition to the measurements that are unique to the individual software licenses. The cell naming features are dependent on the user providing a text file database with position and cell configuration information. Where no Cell ID is known. Ability to decode the secondary BSIC is dependent on the received signal characteristics at the instant the measurement is made. The primary BSIC and C/I are much less affected by vehicle speed. 1 Measurement Controls ❏ Measurement types – Adjacent channel analysis (Average or peak power) – Co-Channel analysis ❏ Co-channel carrier frequency – Frequency – Channel ❏ Adjacent channel carrier frequency (A and B) – Frequency – Channel ❏ Display controls – Show value (bar graphs only) – Power in dBm Measurement Results ❏ Adjacent carrier (A) – Ratio in dB of power in C / C+1 – Ratio in dB of power in C / C-1 ❏ Adjacent carrier (B) – Ratio in dB of power in C / C+1 – Ratio in dB of power in C / C-1 ❏ Co-channel – Measurement status: No error. Measurement types ❏ Adjacent channel measurement The E7475A can make adjacent channel interference measurements. Cell naming The phone-based measurements and receiver-based broadcast channel analyzer provide cell naming features. there are some features that are common to all systems. 1. ❏ Co-channel measurement For a single user selectable broadcast channel.Interference analysis The E7475A is capable of making sophisticated interference measurements. this is used to correlate with the cell name in the database. a 'best guess' algorithm is implemented. This algorithm makes use of the geographic location. for example in the phone serving cell measurement. These features include the ability to record and playback data sets. Performance is optimal while stationary and will degrade with speed. ARFCN and BSIC to attempt to determine which cell from the database is the best match. No FCH. After selecting generate report.
All measurement data can be exported. Record features ❏ User note ❏ Automatically numbered note ❏ Display on/off ❏ Pause/resume Playback features ❏ Play forward ❏ Play reverse ❏ Step forward ❏ Step reverse ❏ Variable speed ❏ Advance to alert/alarm ❏ Advance to user note/ auto-numbered note Data export Data can be exported from the E7475A database for display and post-processing.a generic text file with or without any headers for the columns Position formats ❏ Signed decimal degrees ❏ Decimal degrees with direction ❏ Deg: min: sec with direction ❏ Signed deg: min: sec ❏ UTM GPS Datums The following GPS Datums are available for use when exporting the data: ❏ AGD 66 ❏ AGD 84 ❏ European ❏ Hu-Tzu-Shan ❏ NAD 27 (North American) ❏ NAD 83 (North American) ❏ OS36(GB) ❏ SAD 69 (Brazil) ❏ SAD 69 (Mean) ❏ Tokyo(J6) ❏ Tokyo-Korea ❏ WGS 72 (World Geodetic System) ❏ WGS 84 (World Geodetic System) Geographic binning Geographic binning can be applied to the data as part of the export function. MapInfo is not included with the E7475A system. Processing functions ❏ All values ❏ Count (counts number of values above or below a specified threshold) ❏ Count with summary (same as count with a text file summarizing the results) Conditionals ❏ Greater than (>) a threshold ❏ Less than (<) a threshold ❏ All values ❏ Qualified against another measurement ❏ Maximum ❏ Minimum ❏ Value(x) ❏ Field 7 .the data is exported directly to MapInfo via an OLE automation link ❏ MapInfo-compatible file .a text file that is formatted to be acceptable to ArcView for an ASCII import operation ❏ MapInfo via COM . Data output formats Export file formats ❏ ArcView-compatible file . An export “Wizard” guides the user in defining export templates that control the data fields which are exported. It is a data-reduction process in which the data is averaged over a geographic area or distance. The system is designed to work with MapInfo in an integrated manner via an object link embedded (OLE) link to the MapInfo application. There are two methods of user note entry.a PlaNet ‘result’ file for use with CW data ❏ Text file . This function requires MapInfo be present.Header elements: ❏ Title ❏ User name ❏ Company ❏ Time ❏ Date ❏ Location – defaults to current GPS fix ❏ Comments – user entered notes There is no limit to the number of reports that can be generated.a file that MapInfo can read ❏ PlaNET-compatible file . Several different operations can be executed in order to provide the desired data in the desired format.” The other automatically enters a numbered note into the database requiring minimum interaction with the keyboard. “entering a tunnel. A summary of record and playback features are listed below. One prompts the user to enter a text string. The export function provides flexible filtering capability that defines the specific data to be exported. Reports can be generated during playback as well as during live data collection. creates the necessary MapInfo tables. Sorting ❏ Ascending ❏ Descending ❏ None The output formats supported by the E7475A system are listed below. and creates a thematic map display in MapInfo. This exports the data. launches MapInfo. for example. Data recording and playback Logging and playback of data is controlled by VCR-like buttons. While logging data the user can enter notes into the data file.
tif. as the data is collected.gif. The software can convert a raster image (. Measurement parameters that can be plotted on map Phone measurements ❏ RxQual Full ❏ RxQual Sub ❏ RxLev Full ❏ RxLev Sub ❏ FER (Frame Erasure Rule) ❏ RLTC (Radio Link Timeout Counter) ❏ Timing advance ❏ Mobile Transmit Power Receiver measurements BCH analyzer ❏ Max Top ‘N’ ❏ Max User List Interference measurements ❏ Co-channel measurement ❏ Carrier/interference ❏ Adjacent channel measurement ❏ Adjacent channel A amplitude ❏ Adjacent channel B amplitude CW and channel power ❏ Max CW power list ❏ Max CW power trace ❏ Max channel power list ❏ Max channel power trace An indicator line is drawn from the current location to the serving sector. in color-coded thematic format. The underlying map is in MapInfo . Measurement parameters that can represent serving sector ❏ Phone measurements ❏ Serving BCH 8 .Real-time mapping The E7475A Option 160 software license provides real-time data mapping. . A single measurement parameter is plotted on the map. Double clicking on the alarm symbol displays the corresponding alarm text message. .tab.PNG format. Alarms are plotted on the map. Base station locations are plotted on the map with site names and sector orientations. or . or .tab format.tif. . so the user can use any map that is in .tab format.PNG) to .gif.
Outdoor navigation support GPS The E7475A drive test system has the ability to work with several types of GPS interface. A suitable external GPS can be supplied as a GSM drive test Accessory Product (Agilent 86154A Option 210). When an alert or alarm condition occurs. (Rx Level < -90) and (Rx Quality >5) 2. (MAX (Top N BCH) < -80) 1. Agilent do not provide the Travel Pilot hardware or maps. any or all of the actions listed below can be executed. This uses a combination of GPS and Dead Reckoning from CD ROM based maps. each data record includes the alert/alarm information. System status parameters ❏ Available disk space ❏ GPS fix ❏ Location ❏ Velocity ❏ Percent CPU usage ❏ PC battery level ❏ PC AC power ❏ Time of day Alerts and alarms The E7475A has sophisticated alarm capabilities. Actions ❏ Play a . This uses a combination of GPS and dead-reckoning from a CD ROM based maps. The system is compatible with the protocols listed below. Bosch Travel Pilot The E7475A supports the navigation format from the Bosch (Travel Pilot) model RGS08 Professional. Alert operators ❏ Value ❏ Maximum ❏ Minimum Alarm operators ❏ Value ❏ Maximum ❏ Minimum ❏ Sub-set ❏ OR ❏ AND ❏ XOR (exclusive OR) Alarm conditions ❏ Greater than (>) ❏ Greater than or equal to (≥) ❏ Less than (<) ❏ Less than or equal to (≤) ❏ Equal to (=) ❏ Not equal to (≠) ❏ Is a sub-set ❏ Is not a sub-set ❏ Sets intersect ❏ Sets do not intersect Alert conditions ❏ Greater than (>) ❏ Greater than or equal to (≥) ❏ Less than (<) ❏ Less than or equal to (≤) ❏ Equal to (=) ❏ Not equal to (≠) Any measurement can be an operand in an alert or alarm. An alarm is a Boolean expression made up of multiple conditions on multiple measurements. names and serving ARFCN. a text display of the GPS statistics and a map of location history. Agilent does not provide the Magneti Marelli hardware or maps. (Timing Advance > 50) and (MAX) (Neighbor Cell Reports) < -95 3. If the alert or alarm condition occurs while data is being logged. The E7475A software includes a VFP for the GPS receiver. Below are some examples to illustrate alerts and alarms. Compatible Protocols ❏ TAIP ❏ TSIP ❏ NMEA Agilent can supply a range of digital receivers with an integrated GPS receiver or an external GPS receiver. an alert can be defined to trigger when the available disk space on the PC drops below 10 MB or when the GPS position fix is lost. An “Alarm Wizard” function makes it easy to set up the alarms. This window displays a bar graph with the individual satellite signal strengths.wav audio file ❏ Display a text message ❏ Pause or stop measurements 9 . For example. Alerts: Alarms: 1. (Rx Level < -90) 2. An alert is defined as a single condition on a single measurement. This map also displays the base station locations. Magneti Marelli The E7475A supports the navigation format from the Magneti Marelli model NAV200 navigation system. GPS is needed to provide location data to allow effective post processing of the collected data. (GPS Fix Type <> GPS 3D) and (GPS Fix Type <> GPS 2D) System status parameters can also be used as operands in alerts and alarms. The physical interface is RS-232 with a DB9 connector.
1990 MHz Note: Specifications describe warranted performance over the temperature range of 0 to 55 degrees Celsius and include a 30-minute warm-up from ambient conditions.1 ppm/year 11 dB typical -120 dBm +10 dBm. x 8 3/4 in. If multiple frequency bands need to be measured. Adjacent channel rejection applies to the narrowband mode (200 kHz IF filter) and is defined as: Suppression of interfering signal +/-200 kHz from tuned signal.25 MHz IF bandwidth ± 0. Typical refers to test data at the fiftieth percentile for a 25-degree Celsius room temperature. non-measurable. or routine not measured. for example for GSM/DCS dual band networks.25 MHz IF bandwidth ± 1 dB typical (-25 to 100 dBm) 200kHz IF bandwidth Noise figure Internally generated spurious Maximum safe input level characteristic 1 dB compression point Adjacent channel desensitization 1 Adjacent channel rejection 2 Input/output RF input Connectors Computer Power Miscellaneous Operating temperature range Storage temperature range Dimensions Weight Power With internal GPS ± 1 dB typical (-25 to 100 dBm) 200 kHz IF bandwidth +/.Digital RF receiver hardware The E7475A System Software can control up to four Agilent digital receivers. 10 . then two or more receiver hardware options must be ordered. are available with or without an internal global positioning system (GPS) receiver. verifiable through functional pass/fail tests.1 ppm 1. 10W Digital RF receiver specifications The specifications of the Agilent digital measurement receivers are as follows: Frequency Frequency range Option 300.6 lbs 9-34 V DC.5 dB typical (-25 to -100 dBm) ± 0.5 dB typical (-25 to -100 dBm) Noise figure 8. x 3 5/8 in.960 MHz 876 . positive center 0 to 55 °C -40 to 70 °C 6 in. 9W 9-34 V DC. 4.1910 MHz 1930 .25 MHz from tuned signal. 20V DC -15 dBm characteristic -25 dBm typical 45 dB typical 50Ω type-N RS-232 (DB9) Male GPS RS-232 (DB9) Male DC power jack 100 mils.1880 MHz 1850 . There are seven receiver options available for the E7475A System: Option 300 E-GSM900 digital receiver Option 305 GSM-R digital receiver Option 310 E-GSM900 digital receiver with internal GPS receiver Option 320 DCS1800 digital receiver Option 330 DCS1800 digital receiver with internal GPS receiver Option 340 GSM1900 digital receiver Option 350 GSM1900 digital receiver with internal GPS receiver The specifications of the internal GPS are as follows: ❏ Eight channel GPS receiver ❏ It is mounted inside the Agilent digital receiver ❏ Magnetic mount antenna ❏ Differential compatible ❏ Not dead reckoning compatible Frequency accuracy IF bandwidth Aging of TCXO Amplitude Accuracy for all options except 305 GSM-R bands 1. 330 DCS1800 Option 340.915 MHz 925 .25 MHz IF filter) and is defined as: 1 dB compression of tuned signal with interfering signal +/-1. 2.25 MHz characteristic 200 kHz characteristic +/.1785 MHz 1805 .960 MHz 1710 . 350 GSM1900 880 . 1. 310 E-GSM900 Option 305 GSM-R Option 320. All the Agilent digital receivers except Option 305 GSM-R.915 MHz 921 .0 dB typical Accuracy for Option 305 GSM-R bands 876 to 880 MHz and 921 to 925 MHz range: 1. Adjacent channel desensitization applies to the wideband mode (1. Characteristic information describes product information for parameters that are either not subject to variation. Typical and characteristic information provide useful information by giving non-warranted performance parameters.
GSM900/DCS1800 Sagem test mobile phone The test mobiles are all supplied with with an RS-232 cable to connect them to the PC.0 – Minimum: 233MHz PII or PIII. The firmware revision must be at revision L or later for OT-35 model support. 98 – Minimum: 266MHz PII or PIII. 96MB RAM Common requirements – RS-232 DB9 serial port – Parallel port – 90 MB disk space for software installation – 200 MB disk space recommended for data – CD-Rom drive recommended – 800 x 600 display resolution minimum (1024 x 768 recommended) – For multiple phone operation two PCMCIA slots 11 . single band models of Sagem test mobile (OT-35s and OT-55s) are also compatible with the Agilent drive test system software but will offer reduced measurement functionality. The test mobile phone supplied with option 530 is a Sagem GSM/DCS dual-band test phone. 96MB RAM Multiple phone ❏ Windows 95. Earlier. For more details please refer to the accessory products section of this data sheet. it is necessary to have the Option 150 multiple GSM phone software license.0 – Minimum: 266MHz PII or PIII. If more than one test mobile phone needs to be controlled simultaneously. 64MB RAM ❏ Windows NT® 4. If you wish to purchase a PC with your system it is available as a drive test Accessory Product (Agilent 86154A Option 010). a mains charger and two batteries. 64MB RAM – Recommended: 266MHz PII or PIII.Test mobile phone hardware The E7475A system software can control up to four test mobile phones. The minimum PC requirements are listed. Minimum PC Specifications: Processor / memory requirements Single phone ❏ Windows® 95. 64MB RAM – Recommended: 266MHz PII or PIII. The test mobile phone options available for the Agilent E7475A are as follows: Option 530 E. 64MB RAM ❏ Windows NT 4. Computer Hardware Requirements The E7475A system requires a PC. The Motorola triband timeport mobile phone (GSM/DCS/ GSM1900) and associated M-Plus interface card and the Orbitel 907 test mobile phone are also supported by the E7475A system. The PC requirements are different depending on whether you wish to collect data from single or multiple phones and on the operating system. 64MB RAM – Recommended: 366MHz PII or PIII. 64MB RAM – Recommended: 366MHz PII or PIII. These test mobile phones are not supplied by Agilent Technologies. 98 – Minimum: 233MHz Pentium®II or III.
English localization Chile . 12 . The localization options will only affect the power cords and mains chargers that are supplied. .English localization Switzerland .English localization Denmark . They will not change the system software from U. please contact your local sales representative Warranty One-year warranty on hardware components and one year of application support is included with your Agilent E7475A GSM drive test system.S.English localization Thailand . Option ABU Option ABB Option ARS Option ABA Option ABG Option ACD Option ACE Option ACQ Option AKM Option AKJ Option A1X Option ARM Option AKL United Kingdom .Localization It is necessary to order a localization option with any of the system options ordered so that the correct power supplies and connecting cables are supplied.S.English localization Australia .English localization S.English localization Europe . The localization option does not add any cost to the order.English localization China .English localization Asia Pacific (UK Cord) / English localization U. Africa .English localization Argentina .English localization Israel . English.English localization Training For details of Agilent’s training and consultancy services.
For other models of external GPS receivers. consult a Agilent representative for adapter availability. The following list of product options is ordered under the 86154A or E6473A drive test accessories product. laptop PC and connecting cables. These accessories can be used with the entire range of Agilent drive test solutions. NOT the E7475A. Indoor measurement accessories 86154A Option 030 Fujitsu pen tablet computer ❏ Pen tablet computer ❏ Custom harsh environment case ❏ AC adapter ❏ 64MB memory upgrade 86154A Option 032 Pen tablet accessories ❏ Floppy disk drive ❏ Desk stand ❏ Auto power adapter ❏ Tether ❏ LAN card 86154A Option 034 Pen tablet battery kit ❏ Pen tablet battery ❏ Battery charger 86154A Option 036 ❏ 4-Port USB Hub E6473A Option 020 Portable USB hub kit ❏ USB hub ❏ Battery & battery charger E6473A Option 040 Single receiver carrying case ❏ Designed to work with E6473A Option 020Portable USB hub kit ❏ Supports one Agilent digital receiver ❏ Includes one tri-band antenna E6473A Option 041 Dual receiver carrying case ❏ Designed to work with E6473A Option 020Portable USB hub kit ❏ Supports two Agilent digital receivers ❏ Includes two tri-band antennas If a GPS receiver is purchased from Agilent as an option to the system. External GPS receiver 86154A Option 210 External GPS receiver with dead reckoning ❏ Trimble Placer GPS 455 with dead reckoning ❏ Heading sensor ❏ Odometer sensor ❏ Interconnect adapter (to connect to an digital receiver) ❏ Interconnect cables ❏ Magnetic mount antenna with cable ❏ Differential compatible 86154A Option 211. all necessary interconnect parts are provided. incorporated RDS-3000 ❏ Magnetic mount antenna ❏ Interconnect cables Portability Accessories 86154A Option 531 Briefcase Carrier ❏ Lightweight briefcase carrier for one test mobile. GPS receiver model Trimble Placer GPS/DR Trimble Placer GPS 455 Trimble SveeSix Trimble Placer GPS 400 Interconnect requirement Option 211 Option 212 Straight-through RS-232 cable Straight-through RS-232 cable Laptop PC 86154A Option 010 Please consult your Agilent sales representative for up-to-date details of the Laptop PC specifications. Option 212 Options 211 and 212 are interconnect adapters for connection of certain Trimble GPS receivers. 86154A Option 230 Differential GPS receiver ❏ Differential corrections. 13 .Agilent 86154A drive test accessory products In addition to the basic system components to address your drive test needs Agilent can also supply a range of accessory options. Vehicle-Mounted Universal Serial Bus (USB) hub kit E6473A Option 010 ❏ USB hub kit ❏ USB hub mounting plate ❏ USB hub power cables ❏ Provides PC connectivity & power for up to two phones and receivers. one Agilent digital receiver. The table below lists several GPS receiver models and the associated interconnect requirements.
English localization Option AKM China . Africa . Option 160 Real time Mapping software license Option 180 Indoor measurement software license Measurement receiver options Option 300 E-GSM900 digital receiver Option 305 GSM-R digital receiver Option 310 E-GSM900 digital receiver with integrated GPS receiver Option 320 DCS1800 digital receiver Option 330 DCS1800 digital receiver with integrated GPS receiver Option 340 GSM1900 digital receiver Option 350 GSM1900 digital receiver with integrated GPS receiver Test mobile phone options Option 530 E-GSM900/DCS1800 Sagem test mobile phone Localization options Option ABU United Kingdom .S.English localization Option ABG Australia .E7475A option summary This is a complete list of all the product options for the E7475A GSM drive test system.English localization Option ACD Switzerland .English localization Option AKJ Israel . E7475A GSM based drive test system Software license options Option 100 GSM phone system software license Option 110 GSM receiver system software license Option 120 GSM receiver and phone software license Option 130 GSM Scanning test mobile software license Option 150 GSM multiple phone measurement software license.English localization 14 . .English localization Option A1X Chile .English localization Option ARS Asia Pacific (UK Cord) / English localization Option ABA U.English localization Option ARM Argentina .English localization Option ABB Europe .English localization Option AKL Thailand .English localization Option ACE Denmark .English localization Option ACQ S.
86154A and E6473A Drive test accessory options External GPS receiver 86154A Option 210 External GPS receiver with dead reckoning Option 211 Interconnect cable for Trimble Placer Option 212 Interconnect cable for Trimble Placer 455 Option 230 Differential GPS receiver Portability accessories 86154A Option 531 Briefcase carrier Laptop PC 86154A Option 010 Laptop PC Vehicle-Mounted USB hub kit E6473A Option 010 Vehicle-Mounted USB Hub Kit Indoor measurement accessories 86154A Option 030 Fujitsu pen tablet computer Option 032 Pen tablet accessories Option 034 Pen tablet battery kit Option 036 4-Port USB Hub E6473A Option 020 Portable USB hub kit Option 040 Single receiver carrying case Option 041 Dual Receiver carrying case Localization options 86154A Option ABU United Kingdom .English localization Option ACD Switzerland .Drive test accessory option summary This is a list of the drive test accessory options relevant to the GSM drive test system.English localization Option ARM Argentina .English localization Option A1X Chile . Africa .English localization Option ARS Asia Pacific (UK Cord) / English localization Option ABA U. .English localization Option ABB Europe .English localization Option ABG Australia .English localization Option AKM China .English localization 15 .S.English localization Option ACE Denmark .English localization Option AKJ Israel .English localization Option AKL Thailand .English localization Option ACQ S.
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