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AMR

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Technical Description
The information related to the radio link timer in AMR is added.
NOTE

The AMR radio link timer has been developed in R3 version but not included in Feature Description of the R3 version. The related information is added to Feature Description in the R8 version.

Implementation
You need to configure the AMR radio link timer during the configuration process.

Maintenance Information
Counter Table 11-1 AMR service measurement per cell Counter A0401A A0401B A0401C
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Meaning The Requst Times Of Full Rate Speech Version 1 The Requst Times Of Full Rate Speech Version 2 The Requst Times Of Full Rate Speech Version 3
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Counter A0402A A0402B A0402C A0409A A0409B A0409C A0409D A0409E A0409F A0409G M0121A M0121B A0409H A0409I A0409J A0409K A0409L A0409M A0409N A0409P

Meaning The Requst Times Of Half Rate Speech Version 1 The Requst Times Of Half Rate Speech Version 2 The Requst Times Of Half Rate Speech Version 3 The Number Of Speech Version Message The Call Proportion Of Full Rate Speech Version 1 The Call Proportion Of Full Rate Speech Version 2 The Call Proportion Of Full Rate Speech Version 3 The Call Proportion Of Half Rate Speech Version 1 The Call Proportion Of Half Rate Speech Version 2 The Call Proportion Of Half Rate Speech Version 3 Full Rate AMR Service Channel Call Drop Times Half Rate AMR Service Channel Call Drop Times Full Rate TCH Successful Occupancy Times (Signaling Channel) Full Rate AMR TCH Successful Call Occupancy Times (Service Channel) Full Rate AMR TCH Successful Handover Occupancy Times (Service Channel) Half Rate TCH Successful Occupancy Times (Signaling Channel) Half Rate AMR TCH Successful Call Occupancy Times (Service Channel) Half Rate AMR TCH Successful Handover Occupancy Times (Service Channel) Full Rate AMR Call Drop Ratio Half Rate AMR Call Drop Ratio

Table 11-2 AMR channel status measurement per cell Counter R3551C R3552C AR3551C AR3552C Meaning AMR Service Channel Busy Number (TCHF) AMR Service Channel Busy Number (TCHH) Traffic Volume of AMR TCHFs Traffic Volume of AMR TCHHs

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Table 11-3 AMR power control message measurement per cell Counter S3240A S3241A S3291A S3290A AS3240A AS3241A Meaning AMR MS Power Level AMR BTS Power Level Total Number of Measurement Reports for AMR with MS Power Level Total Number of Measurement Reports for AMR with BTS Power Level AMR MS Average Power Level AMR BTS Average Power Level

Table 11-4 RQI measurement per TRX Counter S4400E S4401E S4402E S4403E S4404E S4405E S4406E S4407E S4408E S4409E S4410E S4411E S4412E S4413E S4414E S4415E S4416E S4417E S4418E Meaning Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 0 to 1) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 1 to 2) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 2 to 3) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 3 to 4) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 4 to 5) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 5 to 6) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 6 to 7) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 7 to 8) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 8 to 9) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 9 to 10) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 10 to 11) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 11 to 12) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 12 to 13) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 13 to 14) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 14 to 15) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 15 to 25) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 25 to 35) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 35 to 45) Number of Measurement Reports (RQI = 45 to 55)

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Counter S4419E S4420E S4421E S4422E S4423E S4424E S4425E S4426E S4427E S4428E S4429E S4430E S4431E S4432E S4433E S4434E S4435E S4436E S4437E S4438E S4439E

Meaning Number of Measurement Reports (RQI greater than 55) Ratio (RQI = 0 to 1) Ratio (RQI = 1 to 2) Ratio (RQI = 2 to 3) Ratio (RQI = 3 to 4) Ratio (RQI = 4 to 5) Ratio (RQI = 5 to 6) Ratio (RQI = 6 to 7) Ratio (RQI = 7 to 8) Ratio (RQI = 8 to 9) Ratio (RQI = 9 to 10) Ratio (RQI = 10 to 11) Ratio (RQI = 11 to 12) Ratio (RQI = 12 to 13) Ratio (RQI = 13 to 14) Ratio (RQI = 14 to 15) Ratio (RQI = 15 to 25) Ratio (RQI = 25 to 35) Ratio (RQI = 35 to 45) Ratio (RQI = 45 to 55) Ratio (RQI greater than 55)

11.1 Overview This describes the characteristics of AMR. The automatic selection of an appropriate coding/ decoding rate in the AMR can help improve the anti-interference performance and speech quality of a wireless communication system. 11.2 Availability This lists the NEs and software required for the implementation of AMR. Some special requirements are also listed here. 11.3 Technical Description This describes the characteristics of the AMR, which allows the BTS and the MS to adjust the codec rate based on the measured parameters, such as receive level, receive quality, and C/I ratio. An appropriate codec rate can be obtained with the configuration of the AMR call control parameters in the BSC and the adjustment of the parameters in the MS through the Um interface.
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11. the anti-interference capability and the voice quality in the wireless communication system can be improved. 11. 11. and disable AMR.7 References Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co.5 Implementation This describes how to configure.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR In this way.6 Maintenance Information This lists the counters related to AMR.. 11. Ltd 11-5 . verify.4 Capabilities This describes the functions supported by AMR and the limitations on AMR.

It is a criteria against which a certain operation is performed when the criteria last within an acceptable statistical period.1 Overview This describes the characteristics of AMR. bit errors occur easily and the speech frames may get lost. With the increase of the codec rate. Terms Terms HW II HW III Inband signaling P/N criterion Definition It is an algorithm used for channel allocation and power control. It is an algorithm used for power control. voices may be intermittent. and thus the higher fidelity the speech is. the BTS and the MS can evaluate the interference in the radio network based on the detected parameters such as receive level. However. and carrier-to-interference ratio. with the increase of the codec rate. It is the signaling transferred by special bits in the speech stream. which is termed full-rate speech version 3 and half-rate speech version 3 in GSM specifications. and thus the coded stream becomes more interference sensitive. AMR is applicable to the speech service in the wireless communication system and is not applicable to the CS data service or PS service. the coded stream is less sensitive to interface and the continuity of voice can be improved. Purposes In the wireless communication system. the redundant information in the coded stream decreases. receive quality. The automatic selection of an appropriate coding/ decoding rate in the AMR can help improve the anti-interference performance and speech quality of a wireless communication system. the more speech feature information is carried in the coded stream. In a poor wireless communication environment. Thus.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11. Definition AMR is an adaptive multi-rate speech coding/decoding algorithm. more redundant information is carried in the coded stream. With AMR.. and then adjust the codec rate accordingly. It is the ratio of the strength of a carrier signal to the strength of an interfering signal. C/I ratio 11-6 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . the higher the speech codec rate. Thus. This algorithm enables a BTS and an MS to select an appropriate coding/decoding rate automatically as the interference in the radio network changes so that the anti-interference performance and the speech quality of the wireless communication system can be improved.

Some special requirements are also listed here. Network Elements Involved Table 11-5 describes the NEs involved in AMR. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. and 3 and half-rate speech versions 1. 2..2 Availability This lists the NEs and software required for the implementation of AMR. 2. and 3. Table 11-5 NEs involved in AMR MS √ NOTE l –: NEs not involved l √: involved BTS √ BSC √ MSC √ MGW – SGSN – GGSN – HLR – Software Releases Table 11-6 describes the versions of GBSS products that support AMR. the versions of the speech coding/decoding algorithms are categorized into full-rate speech versions 1. Acronyms and Abbreviations Acronyms and Abbreviations AMR RQI ACS C/I Full Spelling Adaptive Multi Rate Radio Quality Indication Active Coding Set Carrier to Interference ratios 11. Ltd 11-7 .HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Terms Speech version Definition In the GSM communication system.

or both. The A interface tag of the BSC is PHASE 2+. The cell is configured with full-rate speech version 3 or half-rate speech version 3.1 AMR Calls This describes the call procedures involved with AMR. 11. the anti-interference capability and the voice quality in the wireless communication system can be improved. incoming inter-BSC handover. or handover failure may occur. The software versions of the BTS must meet the requirements listed in Table 11-6. 11-8 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. 11. such as assignment. 11. In this way. l l l l l The license is available in the BSC. no audio. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) .. Miscellaneous The AMR cannot be used unless the following requirements are met.3. The MS supports AMR.3 Technical Description This describes the characteristics of the AMR. and intra-BSC handover. and C/I ratio. receive quality. such as receive level.2 AMR Voice Rate Adjustment There are two algorithms associated with AMR voice rate adjustment: the static attribute value 0 means to adjust data rate by C/I while value 1 means to adjust data rate by BER. outgoing inter-BSC handover. which allows the BTS and the MS to adjust the codec rate based on the measured parameters. An appropriate codec rate can be obtained with the configuration of the AMR call control parameters in the BSC and the adjustment of the parameters in the MS through the Um interface.3. NOTE The MSC determines whether the MS supports AMR based on the Setup message (bearer capability IE) reported by the MS. call establishment failure.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Table 11-6 GBSS products and related versions Product BSC BTS BSC6000 BTS2X BTS3001C BTS3002C BTS3X Double-transceiver BTS Version V900R003C01 and later releases No releases No releases No releases G3BTS32V302R002C06 and later releases All releases NOTE If the BTS software versions do not meet the mapping requirements.

The MSC determines the speech version set allowed by the call.7 References. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . Assignment Procedure The assignment procedure involves the following aspects: 1. Incoming Inter-BSC Handover Procedure The incoming inter-BSC handover procedure involves the following aspects: 1.3 Algorithm for AMR Intra-Cell Handover Between a Full-Rate TCH and a Half-Rate TCH This describes the characteristics associated with the handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH. If an AMR speech version is selected. To balance the capacity and quality within a cell. 5. and then sends the speech version set to the BSC through the assignment request message. The MSC determines the speech version set allowed by the call.1 AMR Calls This describes the call procedures involved with AMR.3.3. the BSC sends the AMR service parameters to the BTS through a channel activation or a mode modify command and to the MS through an assignment command or a channel mode modify command. outgoing inter-BSC handover. The MSC determines whether an MS supports AMR based on the capability of the MS.3. Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. 11. the service type of a call. the speech version supported by the MSC. and intra-BSC handover. it reports the assignment complete message to the MSC. and the number of the circuit pool to which the circuits (CIC) on the A interface belong. The MSC determines whether an MS supports AMR based on the capability of the MS. the alternative speech versions are decided. 6. the speech version with highest priority is selected as the resulting speech version for use. and the number of the circuit pool to which the circuits (CIC) on the A interface belong. and then sends the speech version set to the BSC through the incoming inter-BSC handover request message. the half-rate channels should be assigned first if allowed when the traffic load of a cell exceeds its threshold. 11..3. the service type of a call. incoming inter-BSC handover.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR 11. the speech version supported by the MSC. such as assignment. With the speech version set carried in the Assignment Request message and the speech versions supported by the cell. After the MS is accessed. 11. Ltd 11-9 2. The implementation of the call procedures complies with the specifications listed in 11. The algorithm involved is a RQI-based handover decision algorithm targeted for the AMR call. 3. 2.4 AMR Power Control This describes the AMR power control associated with HW II and HW III power control algorithms.5 AMR Channel Assignment This describes the channel allocation strategy adopted by the BSC based on the traffic load of a cell. the BSC determines whether AMR can be used based on whether the license allows the BSC to use AMR and whether the A interface tag is PHASE 2+. The assignment procedure for an AMR call is complete. 4. With the alternative speech versions and the channel types actually assigned. After receiving the Assignment Request message from the MSC.

Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . the alternative speech versions are decided. 4. Determination of the AMR Speech Version Figure 11-1 shows the procedure for determining the AMR speech version. the BSC sends the AMR service parameters to the BTS through a channel activation message and to the MS through a handover command. Intra-BSC Handover Procedure In the intra-BSC handover procedure. Outgoing Inter-BSC Handover Procedure In the outgoing inter-BSC handover procedure.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 3. On receiving the channel activation acknowledgment from the BTS.. According to the saved assignment requests or the speech version set carried in the incoming BSC handover request. In an AMR call. the BSC determines to initialize an intra-BSC handover based on the BSC handover decision algorithm. the BSC sends a handover request message to the MSC based on the handover decision algorithm. the speech version with highest priority is selected as the resulting speech version for use. With the speech version set carried in the assignment request message and the speech versions supported by the cell. With the alternative speech versions and the channel types actually assigned. the BSC sends the AMR service parameters to the BTS through a channel activation command. If an AMR speech version is selected. 11-10 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. 5. This message contains the speech version used by the current call. a resulting speech version is determined with the method adopted by the assignment procedure. the BSC sends an handover request acknowledgment to the MSC. The BSC then sends the AMR service parameters to the MS through an assignment command.

3 Algorithm for AMR Intra-Cell Handover Between a Full-Rate TCH and a Half-Rate TCH This describes the characteristics associated with the handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH.3. The algorithm involved is a RQI-based handover decision algorithm targeted for the AMR call. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Together with the channel type in actual assignment.3..HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-1 Procedure for determining the AMR speech version Start The BSC receives an assignment request or a handover request sent by the MSC The list of speech versions supported by the MSC in the message saved by the BSC Whether the license supports AMR? Yes Whether the A interface tag is PHASEII+? No A common call No A common call Yes The set of optional speech versions is obtained based on the intersection of the speech versions supported by the MSC and the speech versions supported by a cell. Ltd 11-11 . select the speech version whose level is the highest and regard it as the AMR speech version that is used finally End 11. 11.2 AMR Voice Rate Adjustment There are two algorithms associated with AMR voice rate adjustment: the static attribute value 0 means to adjust data rate by C/I while value 1 means to adjust data rate by BER.

the BTS measures the uplink carrier-to-interference ratio and converts it into RQI. the algorithm determines whether the handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH in a cell is initiated. For an AMR call. The half-rate service must be enabled in the cell where the call is located. The priority of the algorithm is lower than that of other handover decision algorithms. 11. there is no such a limitation. the BTS sends the RQI to the BSC through the measurement report. Handover Procedure The procedure for the AMR intra-cell handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH is the same as the procedure for common handover. Functional Switches The AMR intra-cell handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH is determined by Intracell HO Allowed and Intracell F-H HO Allowed. Both full-rate speech version 3 and half-rate speech version 3 must be supported by the cell where the call is located. a handover is allowed only when the cell load is greater than the AMR TCH/H Prior Cell Load Threshold. l l l l Measurement Report For AMR calls. 11-12 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. if the determination conditions are met for a period (indicated by P). Restriction The AMR intra-cell handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH is subject to the following conditions: l The decision for AMR intra-cell handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH is initiated for only AMR calls. when the full-rate TCHs are seized. the handover from a full-rate TCH to a half-rate TCH is triggered if the RQI of the call is greater than the F2H HO th in a certain period. The cause value is 0x1F. The type of the channel specified by the MSC during a call can be changed during a handover. if the AMR TCH/H Prior Allowed is enabled.5 dB.. the handover from a half-rate TCH to a full-rate TCH is triggered if the RQI of the call is smaller than the H2F HO th in a certain period. a handover can be performed.4 AMR Power Control This describes the AMR power control associated with HW II and HW III power control algorithms. For full-rate AMR calls. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . The value ranges from 0 to 72 with a unit of 0.3.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Based on the RQI obtained from the BTS uplink measurement. In a statistical period (indicated by N). The conversion formula between RQI and C/I is: RQI = 2 x 10 x log ((C/I)/16). Decision Algorithms The algorithm for AMR intra-cell handover between a full-rate TCH and a half-rate TCH follows the P/N criterion. For half-rate AMR calls. When the half-rate TCHs are seized. Then.

with its powerful performance as the common speech coding/decoding scheme..5 AMR Channel Assignment This describes the channel allocation strategy adopted by the BSC based on the traffic load of a cell. To balance the capacity and quality within a cell. When HW III power control algorithm is used. half-rate channels should are assigned first for the AMR calls. The functions supported by AMR are as follows: l The full-rate AMR coding/decoding function involves the following speech data rates: – – – – – – – – 12. the BSC can control the AMR calls and the non-AMR calls by setting different power control parameters. Lower Threshold(dB) 11. and the traffic load of the cell exceeds the AMR TCH/H Prior Cell Load Threshold.90 kbit/s 5. The AMR speech coding/decoding scheme.95 kbit/s 7. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. the AMR calls should be assigned to the TRXs that carry the AMR calls for the time being to ensure that the number of TRXs occupied by AMR users does not exceeds the threshold allowed by license.40 kbit/s (IS-641) 6.75 kbit/s The full-rate AMR speech codec rate can be adjusted based on the C/I ratio and the Active Coding Set (ACS).15 kbit/s 4.4 Capabilities This describes the functions supported by AMR and the limitations on AMR. can achieve better performance when the C/I ratio is lower than normal value. the AMR power control differs with the common speech coding/decoding power control on the setting of the quality threshold parameter. the AMR quality threshold is associated with the following parameters: l l l l HWIII DL AFS Rex Qual.Upper Threshold(dB) HWIII DL AFS Rex Qual. The settings of the quality threshold parameters for the full-rate AMR call differs with those for the half-rate AMR call.Lower Threshold(dB) HWIII DL AHS Rex Qual.70 kbit/s 5.3.Upper Threshold(dB) HWIII DL AHS Rex Qual.2 kbit/s 7. 11.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR In HW II BTS power control algorithm and BSC power control algorithm. Ltd 11-13 . When the AMR TCH/H Prior Allowed is set to Yes.2 kbit/s (GSM EFR) 10. the half-rate channels should be assigned first if allowed when the traffic load of a cell exceeds its threshold. In HW III BSC power control algorithm. If the number of TRXs occupied by AMR users exceeds the number of AMR TRXs allowed by license.

95 kbit/s.70 kbit/s 5. The AMR service can be enabled or disabled on a per cell basis.5 Implementation This describes how to configure.2 Verifying AMR This describes how to verify AMR on the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. Context With Huawei MSC. The AMR configuration. 11-14 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. refer to the user manuals related to Huawei MSC.75 kbit/s The half-rate AMR speech codec rate can be adjusted based on the C/I ratio and the Active Coding Set (ACS).15 kbit/s 4.40 kbit/s (IS-641) 6. The half-rate AMR service does not support the codec rate at 7. Different power control strategies are adopted for AMR calls and non-AMR calls. l l l l The AMR supports the HR-FR intra-cell handover based on voice quality. and disable AMR.95 kbit/s.5. Thus. half-rate speech version 3. NOTE l l In the half-rate mode of the GBSS. 11.11 AMR l HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description The half-rate AMR coding/decoding function involves the following speech data rates: – – – – – 7. l The limitations on AMR are as follows: l The activated ACS can be changed during the handover but cannot be changed when a channel is in use.95 kbit/s codec rate is not supported for the half-rate AMR service. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . and initial codec rate can be set on a per cell basis. codec rate adjustment threshold and hysteresis.5. The AMR does not support the features such as TFO. codec rate adjustment threshold and hysteresis.3 Disabling AMR This describes the how to disable AMR with three methods.1 Configuring AMR This describes how to configure AMR on the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. the transmission bandwidth over the Abis interface is 8 kbit/s.5. activated ACS. which is unable to carry the speech coding information at 7. RATSCCH. the BSC should be configured with full-rate speech version 3. 11.5. and initial codec rate can be dynamically adjusted. For detailed configuration. The ACS. 11. verify. 11..90 kbit/s 5. 11. and pre-handover. or both. the 7.1 Configuring AMR This describes how to configure AMR on the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal.

2. as shown in Figure 11-2. refer to Activating the BSC License. rightclick BSC6000 and choose Configure BSC Attributes on the shortcut menu. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Step 2 Set the A interface Tag as GSM_PHASE_2+. Ltd 11-15 . When applying the licenses of the BSC. A dialog box is displayed.. set the A Interface Tag to GSM_PHASE_2+.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Procedure Step 1 Apply for and enable the license. Step 3 Set the speech version in a cell to full-rate speech version 3 or half-rate speech version 3. 1. A dialog box is displayed. On the Management Tree tab page of the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. ensure that in the BSC6000V900R003 Exceptional Commercial License Application Template. Right-click a target cell on the Management Tree of the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal and choose Configure Cell Attributes on the shortcut menu. Figure 11-2 Configuring A interface tag of the BSC 2. Enable the license on the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. 1. You should fill in the actual number of TRXs that support AMR. 1. For details. On the Basic Data tab page. as shown in Figure 11-3. the Resource number column corresponding to the Number of TRXs supporting AMR in the License control items column is not 0.

3.. A dialog box is displayed. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . A dialog box is displayed. Add the target cell in the Cell view list box to the Selected cells lists box. Figure 11-4 Configuring Cell Attributes dialog box (2) 4. Click Next.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-3 Configuring Cell Attributes dialog box (1) 2. Click Set Cell Properties. as shown in Figure 11-5 11-16 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. as shown in Figure 11-4.

Ltd 11-17 . as shown in Figure 11-6. Click Call Control. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. A dialog box is displayed.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-5 Setting cell attributes 5..

Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . 11-18 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. A dialog box is displayed. Click Advanced..11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-6 Setting call control parameters 6. as shown in Figure 11-7.

Figure 11-8 Configuring parameters associated with AMR full-rate calls Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Step 4 Configure the AMR call processing parameters. select Support Half-rate Version 3 simultaneously. as shown in Figure 11-8 and Figure 11-9. If the cell supports the half-rate service. In Figure 11-7. On the Access Control tab page.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-7 Setting advanced call control parameters 7. 1. configure the parameters associated with the full-rate and half-rate channels on the AMR Call Control tab page.. set the Speech Version to Support Full-rate Version 3. Ltd 11-19 .

11-20 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. In Figure 11-5. refer to Radio Link Timeout (SACCH period (480ms). A dialog box is displayed. You can select different algorithms by setting AMR Rate Control Switch. 1. Set the parameters Intracell HO Allowed and Intracell F-H HO Allowed. as shown in Figure 11-10. click Handover Data. For settings of AFR radio link timeout and AHR radio link timeout. Step 5 Configure parameters associated with full-rate and half-rate handover in AMR cells..11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-9 Configuring parameters associated with AMR half-rate calls NOTE One to four coding rates in AMR ACS (F) of Figure 11-8 and AMR ACS (H) of Figure 11-9 can be selected. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) .

. click Power Control. as shown in Figure 11-11. 1. Pull down the scroll arrow in Figure 11-10. Ltd 11-21 . Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. A dialog box is displayed. Intracell F-H HO Last Time(s). F2H HO th. Step 6 Configure the AMR power control parameters in a cell. and H2F HO th.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-10 Configuring parameters associated with full-rate and half-rate handover in AMR cells 2. and set the parameters Intracell F-H HO Start Time(s). In Figure 11-5.

11-22 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) .11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-11 Setting power control parameters 2.. as shown in Figure 11-12. A dialog box is displayed. Click Advanced.

1. On the AMR Power Control tab page. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. as shown in Figure 11-13. configure the parameters listed in AMR Power Control. In Figure 11-5. Step 7 Configure the AMR channel management parameters in a cell.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-12 Configuring AMR power control parameters in a cell 3. A dialog box is displayed. click Channel Management.. Ltd 11-23 .

11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-13 Setting channel management parameters 2. Click Advanced. A dialog box is displayed. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . as shown in Figure 11-14. 11-24 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co..

Configure the AMR power control parameters in the cell with default values. Set A Interface Tag to GSM_PHASE_2+. The configuration of AMR parameters is as follows: l Ensure that the software version used in the BTS3X is G3BTS32V302R002C06 or later releases. set the parameters AMR TCH/H Prior Allowed and AMR TCH/H Prior Cell Load Threshold. Configure the AMR call processing parameters in the cell with default values. as shown in Figure 11-8 and Figure 11-9. as shown in Figure 11-7. as shown in Figure 11-12 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. as shown in Figure 11-10. as shown in Figure 11-2. On the HWII Channel Assignment and Radio Channel Control tab page. For details. Enable full-rate speech coding algorithm 3 and half-rate speech coding algorithm 3 on the MSC side. Enable the AMR license. Enable full-rate speech version 3 and half-rate speech version 3 in the cell. ----End Example Enable the AMR feature in a BTS3X cell that supports half-rate services. Configure the parameters associated with full-rate and half-rate handover in the AMR cell with default values. Step 8 If a BTS site supports AMR. refer to Maintaining the BTS. Otherwise. Ltd 11-25 l l l l l l l l Issue 03 (2008-01-25) .HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-14 Configuring AMR channel management parameters in a cell 3. the configuration of AMR will fail. but its software does not. Enable full-rate speech version 3 and half-rate speech version 3 in the cell. you should acquire the qualified BTS software versions according to the requirements listed in Table 11-5.. A total of 100 TRXs that support AMR. as shown in Figure 11-7. defined by license.

as shown in Figure 11-5. Double-click it. 11. Prerequisite l l The BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal is started normally. Figure 11-15 Trace User Message dialog box Step 2 Set Interface Type. Procedure Step 1 On the Management Tree of the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. Specify a user to be traced by IMSI. as shown in Figure 11-15. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . Tracing Mode. On the tab page. IMEI. TMSI. choose Trace > Trace User Message . and Color. select the Trace and Monitor tab. The result is displayed.. The communication between the BSC and the BTS is normal. 11-26 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. MSISDN.2 Verifying AMR This describes how to verify AMR on the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. as shown in Figure 11-16. A dialog box is displayed. The configuration is complete.11 AMR l HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Configure the AMR channel management parameters in the cell with default values. or Channel. Click OK to start tracing.5.

HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-16 Trace User Message window Step 3 Select the area where the CHANNEL ACTIVATION (CHANNEL ACTIVATION are displayed in two places in the dialog box. as shown in Figure 11-17. l ----End Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd 11-27 . and then double-click the area. A dialog box is displayed. the AMR is not applied.) exists.. Otherwise. You need select the one near the ASSIGNMENT COMPLETE. it means that the AMR is applied. Figure 11-17 Displayed result l If the value of the speech-coding-algor is gsm-speech-coding-algorithm-version(3).

Figure 11-18 Configuring A interface tag of the BSC 2. 2. Procedure l All the cells controlled by the BSC do not support AMR if the BSC uses the licenses that do not support AMR. Disable full-rate speech version 3 and half-rate speech version 3 so that the cell does not support AMR. NOTE If the license does not support AMR. l Activate license. A dialog box is displayed. Set the A Interface Tag to GSM_PHASE_1 or GSM_PHASE_2. All the cells controlled by the BSC do not support AMR in this case. as shown in Figure 11-18. The value of Number of TRXs supporting AMR in the license file should be 0.. 1. Download license.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11. Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. set A Interface Tag to GSM_PHASE_1 or GSM_PHASE_2. Choose Configure TRX Attributes on the shortcut menu.5. l On the Basic Data tab page. Prerequisite The AMR is enabled. right-click BSC6000 on the Management Tree tab page. 1. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) 11-28 .3 Disabling AMR This describes the how to disable AMR with three methods. On the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal.

Ltd 11-29 . A dialog box is displayed. and then select Configure Cell Attributes on the shortcut menu. Right-click the cell. On the BSC6000 Local Maintenance Terminal. select a cell on the Management Tree tab page. 3. Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. as shown in Figure 11-20. Add the target cell in the Cell view list box to the Selected cells lists box. Click Next. as shown in Figure 11-19.. A dialog box is displayed.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR 1. Figure 11-19 Configuring cell attributes 2.

Click Set Cell Properties.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-20 Configuring cell attributes 4. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) .. as shown in Figure 11-21 11-30 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. A dialog box is displayed.

A dialog box is displayed. Click Call Control.. Ltd 11-31 . Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. as shown in Figure 11-22.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-21 Setting cell attributes 5.

11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Figure 11-22 Setting call control parameters 6.. as shown in Figure 11-23. Click Advanced. 11-32 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) . A dialog box is displayed.

Alarms None. Click OK to complete the configuration. Counters The counters related to AMR are listed in Table 11-7. Ltd 11-33 . adjust Speech Version so that the Value is not Support Full-rate Version 3 or Support Half-rate Version 3. 11..6 Maintenance Information This lists the counters related to AMR.HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Figure 11-23 Setting advanced call control parameters 7. 8. and Table 11-9. ----End On the Access Control tab page. Table 11-8. Table 11-7 Assignment measurement per cell Counter A3167A A3168C Description Speech Version 3 Completed Assignments (Excluding Directed Retry) (TCHF) Speech Version 3 Completed Assignments (Excluding Directed Retry) (TCHH) Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co.

Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) .11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Table 11-8 Intra-cell handover measurement per cell Counter H3055A H3055B H3005A H3005B H3015A H3015B H3025A H3025B CH3035A CH3035B TH3035A TH3035B Description Internal Intra-Cell Handovers Not Initiated (AMR) (TCHF-TCHH) Internal Intra-Cell Handovers Not Initiated (AMR) (TCHH-TCHF) Internal Intra-Cell Handover Requests (AMR) (TCHF-TCHH) Internal Intra-Cell Handover Requests (AMR) (TCHH-TCHF) Internal Intra-Cell Handover Commands (AMR) (TCHF-TCHH) Internal Intra-Cell Handover Commands (AMR) (TCHH-TCHF) Failed Internal Intra-Cell Handovers (AMR) (TCHF-TCHH) Failed Internal Intra-Cell Handovers (AMR) (TCHH-TCHF) Successful Internal Intra-Cell Handovers (AMR) (TCHF-TCHH) Successful Internal Intra-Cell Handovers (AMR) (TCHH-TCHF) Success Rate of Internal Intra-Cell Handover (AMR) (TCHF-TCHH) Success Rate of Internal Intra-Cell Handover (AMR) (TCHH-TCHF) Table 11-9 RQI measurement based on TA per TRX Counter S4400D S4401D S4402D S4403D S4404D S4405D S4406D 11-34 Description RQI (TA = 0) RQI (TA = 1) RQI (TA = 2) RQI (TA = 3) RQI (TA = 4) RQI (TA = 5) RQI (TA = 6) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co..

. Ltd 11-35 .HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Counter S4407D S4408D S4409D S4410D S4411D S4413D S4414D S4415D S4416D S4417D S4418D S4419D S4420D S4421D S4422D S4423D S4424D S4425D S4426D S4427D S4428D S4429D S4430D S4432D S4434D S4436D S4438D S4440D S4445D S4450D Description RQI (TA = 7) RQI (TA = 8) RQI (TA = 9) RQI (TA = 10) RQI (TA = 11) RQI (TA = 13) RQI (TA = 14) RQI (TA = 15) RQI (TA = 16) RQI (TA = 17) RQI (TA = 18) RQI (TA = 19) RQI (TA = 20) RQI (TA = 21) RQI (TA = 22) RQI (TA = 23) RQI (TA = 24) RQI (TA = 25) RQI (TA = 26) RQI (TA = 27) RQI (TA = 28) RQI (TA = 29) RQI (TA = 30 or 31) RQI (TA = 32 or 33) RQI (TA = 34 or 35) RQI (TA = 36 or 37) RQI (TA = 38 or 39) RQI (TA = 40 or 44) RQI (TA = 45 or 49) RQI (TA = 50 or 54) Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co.

Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) ..11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Counter S4455D S4463D S4400C S4401C S4402C S4403C S4404C S4405C S4406C S4407C S4408C S4409C S4410C S4411C S4412C S4413C S4414C S4415C S4416C S4417C S4418C S4401C S4419C S4420C S4400C S4421C S4422C S4423C S4424C S4425C Description RQI (TA = 55 or 63) RQI (TA greater than 63) MRs with RQI (TA = 0) MRs with RQI (TA = 1) MRs with RQI (TA = 2) MRs with RQI (TA = 3) MRs with RQI (TA = 4) MRs with RQI (TA = 5) MRs with RQI (TA = 6) MRs with RQI (TA = 7) MRs with RQI (TA = 8) MRs with RQI (TA = 9) MRs with RQI (TA = 10) MRs with RQI (TA = 11) MRs with RQI (TA = 12) MRs with RQI (TA = 13) MRs with RQI (TA = 14) MRs with RQI (TA = 15) MRs with RQI (TA = 16) MRs with RQI (TA = 17) MRs with RQI (TA = 18) MRs with RQI (TA = 1) MRs with RQI (TA = 19) MRs with RQI (TA = 20) MRs with RQI (TA = 0) MRs with RQI (TA = 21) MRs with RQI (TA = 22) MRs with RQI (TA = 23) MRs with RQI (TA = 24) MRs with RQI (TA = 25) 11-36 Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co.

Ltd 11-37 .HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description 11 AMR Counter S4426C S4427C S4428C S4429C S4430C S4432C S4434C S4436C S4438C S4440C S4445C S4450C S4455C S4463C AS4400D AS4401D AS4402D AS4403D AS4404D AS4405D AS4406D AS4407D AS4408D AS4409D AS4410D AS4411D AS4412D AS4413D AS4414D AS4415D Description MRs with RQI (TA = 26) MRs with RQI (TA = 27) MRs with RQI (TA = 28) MRs with RQI (TA = 29) MRs with RQI (TA = 30 or 31) MRs with RQI (TA = 32 or 33) MRs with RQI (TA = 34 or 35) MRs with RQI (TA = 36 or 37) MRs with RQI (TA = 38 or 39) MRs with RQI (TA = 40 or 44) MRs with RQI (TA = 45 or 49) MRs with RQI (TA = 50 or 54) MRs with RQI (TA = 55 or 63) MRs with RQI (TA greater than 63) Mean RQI (TA = 0) Mean RQI (TA = 1) Mean RQI (TA = 2) Mean RQI (TA = 3) Mean RQI (TA = 4) Mean RQI (TA = 5) Mean RQI (TA = 6) Mean RQI (TA = 7) Mean RQI (TA = 8) Mean RQI (TA = 9) Mean RQI (TA = 10) Mean RQI (TA = 11) Mean RQI (TA = 12) Mean RQI (TA = 13) Mean RQI (TA = 14) Mean RQI (TA = 15) Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co..

03 V7. Channel coding" GSM 05.1: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).7 References l GSM 05..7.1 : "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).09 V7.3.11 AMR HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description Counter AS4416D AS4417D AS4418D AS4419D AS4420D AS4421D AS4422D AS4423D AS4424D AS4425D AS4426D AS4427D AS4428D AS4429D AS4430D AS4432D AS4434D AS4436D AS4438D AS4440D AS4445D AS4450D AS4455D AS4463D Description Mean RQI (TA = 16) Mean RQI (TA = 17) Mean RQI (TA = 18) Mean RQI (TA = 19) Mean RQI (TA = 20) Mean RQI (TA = 21) Mean RQI (TA = 22) Mean RQI (TA = 23) Mean RQI (TA = 24) Mean RQI (TA = 25) Mean RQI (TA = 26) Mean RQI (TA = 27) Mean RQI (TA = 28) Mean RQI (TA = 29) Mean RQI (TA = 30 or 31) Mean RQI (TA = 32 or 33) Mean RQI (TA = 34 or 35) Mean RQI (TA = 36 or 37) Mean RQI (TA = 38 or 39) Mean RQI (TA = 40 or 44) Mean RQI (TA = 45 or 49) Mean RQI (TA = 50 or 54) Mean RQI (TA = 55 or 63) Mean RQI (TA greater than 63) 11. Link Adaptation" Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd Issue 03 (2008-01-25) l 11-38 .

Voice Activity Detection (VAD) for Adaptive Multi-Rate speech traffic channels " GSM 08.5.1: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).1. Layer 3 specification " GSM 08. Base Station Controller . Mobileservices Switching Centre .60 V7.08 V7.91 V7. In-band control of remote transcoders and rate adaptors for full rate traffic channels " GSM 08.0: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).3.BSS) interface.1: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+). Ltd 11-39 .21.1. Discontinuous transmission (DTX) for Adaptive Multi Rate (AMR) speech traffic channels " GSM 06. Layer 3 specification " GSM 08.94 V7.61 V7.1.BTS) interface.90 V7.Base Station System (MSC .HUAWEI BSC6000 Base Station Subsystem BSS Feature Description l 11 AMR GSM 04.3. Comfort noise aspects for Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) speech traffic channels " GSM 06.08 V7..2.0: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).4.0: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).7.Base Transceiver Station (BSC . Substitution and muting of lost frames for Adaptive Multi Rate (AMR) speech traffic channels " GSM 06.0: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).93 V7.58 V7.1: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).1: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+). Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) speech transcoding " GSM 06.1: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+).92 V7.0: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+). In band control of remote transcoders and rate adaptors for half rate traffic channels " l l l l l l l l l Issue 03 (2008-01-25) Huawei Proprietary and Confidential Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co. Mobile radio interface layer 3 specification" GSM 06.

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