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Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem

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Chapter 3 System Information ..................................................................................................... 3-1 3.1 Overview ............................................................................................................................ 3-1 3.2 Detailed Description of System Information ...................................................................... 3-2 3.2.1 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1.......................................................................... 3-2 3.2.2 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2, 2bis and 2ter................................................... 3-5 3.2.3 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3.......................................................................... 3-8 3.2.4 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 4........................................................................ 3-11 3.2.5 System Information type 5, 5bis & 5ter ................................................................. 3-13 3.2.6 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 6........................................................................ 3-13 3.2.7 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 7........................................................................ 3-14 3.2.8 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 8........................................................................ 3-14 3.3 Internal Handling of BSC ................................................................................................. 3-15

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The former includes SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1. When interface tracing is to be performed through BSC Maintenance System. The following describes common system information in detail. 5ter and 6. the options of common channel information and TRX management information must be selected. 5bis.1 Overview System information includes the major radio network parameters on Um interface. it is not used. Only in this way can all system information be observed. SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 9 includes the control information for BCCH. SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1. 4. Generally. the receiving location of it is indicated in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3. 2. MS can properly access the network. 2ter. 2bis and 5bis are mainly transmitted over DCS1800 cells conditionally. The system information transmitted on SACCH belongs to TRX management information. 2bis. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-1 . 5ter and 6 can be delivered to cells by default. 7 and 8. 2. 3. By receiving system information. 5. the system information transmitted on BCCH and the system information transmitted on SACCH. 2ter.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information Chapter 3 System Information 3. 3. The latter includes SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5. If the system supports GPRS. system control parameter and network function parameter. Common System information can be classified into two parts. perform network selection. it includes network identification parameter. If SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 9 is used. 4. cell selection parameter. SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 13 should be used. Specifically. fully utilize the various services provided by the network and communicate with the network normally. Note: The system information transmitted on BCCH belongs to common channel information.

1 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1 I. There are five channel description formats with the format ID of bit128. bit123 and bit122. cell frequencies cannot be configured randomly. as shown in Table 3-1. BSC selects different cell channel description formats according to the actual frequency configuration. which are respectively determined by the second byte in the cell channel description. Table 3-1 Cell Channel Description Formats 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 octet 1 Bit 124 … Bit 004 Bit 123 … Bit 003 Bit 122 … Bit 002 Bit 121 … Bit 001 … octet 17 octet 2 Cell Channel Description IEI Bit 128 … Bit 008 Bit 127 … Bit 007 0 Spare … Bit 006 0 Spare … Bit 005 Table 3-2 Cell channel description formats Bit128 0 0 Bit127 X Bit124 X Bit123 X Bit122 Format notation Bit map 0 Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-2 .Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information 3. 1) CA BSC supports the configuration of up to 64 cell frequencies.2. bit124. bit127. It is transmitted on BCCH. Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1 mainly describes RACH control information and CA (Cell Allocation table) .2 Detailed Description of System Information 3. Information content SYS INFO 1 . -. Table 3-2. Due to the restriction of cell channel description formats.Cell Channel Desc. II. actually..RACH Control Para.

256 range format When this format is adopted.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information Bit128 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Bit127 0 1 1 1 1 Bit124 X 0 0 1 1 Bit123 X 0 1 0 1 Bit122 Format notation 1024 range 512 range 256 range 128 range Variable bit map The corresponding number of the cell configurable absolute frequencies of each cell channel description format is not the same. 512 ≤ ARFCN (i) ≤ 885. Bit map 0 Bit map 0 can be used for 900M frequency. 128 range format When this format is adopted. For 900M. but the frequencies can be freely configured.n) denotes the corresponding radio frequency. "m < 512" should be satisfied.. when this format is adopted.. Assuming that m denotes the maximum interval between two configured frequencies. the frequencies can be configured randomly. "m<256" should be satisfied. but the following condition should also be satisfied.. The number of configurable absolute frequencies in one cell (the same frequencies and illegal frequencies excluded). the actual number of cell configurable frequencies is less than or equal to 16 (n≤16). The actual number of cell configurable frequencies can reach 64. Moreover. but the following condition should also be satisfied. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-3 . Assuming that m denotes the maximum interval between two configured frequencies. the actual number of cell configurable frequencies is less than or equal to 22 (n≤22). so long as they satisfy "1 ≤ ARFCN (i) ≤ 124". the actual number of cell configurable frequencies is less than or equal to 18 (n ≤ 18). the actual number of cell configurable frequencies is less than or equal to 29 (n≤29). and ARFCN (i) (i=1. but the following condition should also be satisfied. For example. For 1800M.. the number of configurable frequencies of each channel description format will be as follows. 1024 range format When this format is adopted. frequency 512 and frequency 812 cannot be configured at the same time. 512 range format When this format is adopted. 1 ≤ ARFCN (i) ≤ 124.

different ACs do not denote different access priorities. when this format is adopted. For example. but the following condition should also be satisfied. MAX retrans indicates the maximum number of retransmissions of the Channel Request message before MS receives an Immediate Assignment message. the actual number of cell configurable frequencies can also reach 64. total 64 frequencies). 514. AC can be classified into AC 0~AC 9 and AC 11~AC 15. AC denotes access restricted user level. or the ACs within 11~15. "1≤m≤111" should be satisfied. and "0" indicates the MS is allowed to access the current cell.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information Assuming that m denotes the maximum interval between two configured frequencies. the number of channel requests that can be sent by MS is "M + 1". "1" indicates that the MS of the corresponding AC is not allowed to access the current cell. .e. the MSs of AC 11~AC15 have higher access priorities. The maximum number of retransmissions that corresponds to 0~3 is 1.. However. it is feasible to configure the frequencies 512. total 64 frequencies). "m<128" should be satisfied. 638 (increased by 2. It is a 2-bit code. Tx_integer (Extended transmit TS number) indicates the number of timeslots between two successive retransmissions when MS continuously sends multiple Channel Request messages CBA (CELL_BAR_ACCESS) indicates whether MS is allowed to access the current cell.. Generally. . 514. 575 (increased by 1. and "1" indicates that cell access is barred. RE (bit allowed for call reestablishment) indicates whether the network allows connection reestablishment after MS initiates the call reestablishment procedure. Variable bit map When this format is adopted. It is a 1-bit code. EC (bit allowed for emergency call) indicates whether MS is allowed to initiate an emergency call in the case that the MS has no SIM card or its AC is disabled by the Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-4 . and "1" indicates that the current cell does not allow call reestablishment. Assuming that m denotes the maximum interval between two configured frequencies. each MS is allocated with an AC. 2) RACH control information RACH control information includes the following parameters. i. 4 and 7 respectively. 513. 516. This parameter has no impact upon handover access. Compared with the MSs of AC 0 ~AC 9. "0" indicates cell access is allowed. frequency 512 and frequency 712 cannot be configured at the same time. but it is unfeasible to configure the frequencies 512. "0" indicates that the current cell allows call reestablishment. It is a 1-bit code. Each AC is indicated by one bit. 2. For example.. between the ACs within 0~ 9.

11. It is a 1-bit code. it is recommended that “MAX retrans” is set as "4" and “Tx_integer” is set as "32".. Of the collection. 12. SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2. and "1" indicates that emergency call is not allowed (except the MSs of AC 11~ AC 15). Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 mainly describes RACH control information.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information current cell. 2bis and 2ter respectively describe different parts of BA1. 50 49. Generally. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-5 . S depends on common channel configuration. 16 5. By reading and decoding BA1 table.. The GSM900 MS in Phase 1 only recognizes the neighbor cell frequencies described in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 and skips those contained in 2bis and 5ter. NCC permission and CA of the neighbor cells (namely. Note: The extend transmit TS number is a random value. 32 55 76 109 163 217 CCCH uncombined 41 52 58 86 115 CCCH combined Note: When satellite transmission is adopted. and belongs to the collection of {S. 10.S+T-1}. MS can implement cell reselection in idle mode.. 3. 25 7. 2bis and 2ter I. and T denotes the extend transmit TS number (Tx_integer).. See Table 3-3 for the values of S. "0" indicates that emergency call is allowed. BA1 table). 8. Table 3-3 S and T Parallelism Tx_integer 3.2 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2. to lessen the impact of satellite Tx delay. 14.2. S+1. It is transmitted on BCCH. 20 6. The measurement unit is TDMA frame.

II. It is a 1-bit code. such information is not needed by the single-band MS.. . if the neighbor cell relation of the current cell and the BA2 table is changed during a session. SYS INFO 2 BIS . and is transmitted on BCCH.. of the BCCH TRX of the neighbor cell..Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information Type 2bis mainly describes RACH control information and the extended frequency allocation table of neighbor cells (part of BA1 table). It is a 1-bit code.RACH Control Para. and is used by MS to select the data in BA1 and BA 2 before or after modification. Currently.Neighbor Cell Desc. In other words. EXT_IND (Extension Indication) is transmitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 and 5. 1) BA1 BA1 (neighbor cell description) mainly describes the absolute frequency No. . because the number of frequencies described in the frequency allocation table in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 is limited.. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-6 . Because the frequencies contained in this information are in a frequency band which is different from that of the current cell.RACH Control Para. SYS INFO 2TER . . the maximum number of neighbor cells supported by Huawei is 32. Except the 5th bit (BA-IND) and 6th bit (EXT-IND) of the second byte in BA1. Type 2ter mainly describes the extended frequency allocation table of neighbor cells (part of BA1 table).Neighbor Cell Desc.NCC permitted .2. Only the multi-band MS can read this information.1 II. BA Indication (BA_IND) is transmitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 and 5. This indicates that MS should perform decoding for the neighbor cell frequencies indicated in the SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 again.. and "1" indicates that type 2 and type 5 only contain part of BA table. BA_IND in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 will be 1 instead of 0. Generally. SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2bis contains the information of other frequencies in BA1 which are in the same frequency band as SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2. The single-band GSM 900 or GSM 1800 MS will skip this information. Information content SYS INFO 2 . "0" indicates that SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 and 5 already contain the complete BA table. indicating whether there are other extended neighbor cell frequencies to be transmitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2bis and 5bis.Neighbor Cell Desc. It is transmitted on BCCH.. the coding mode of other information is the same as that of the cell channel description table (Refer to subsection 1) of 3. It is optional.

the codes of other information are the same as those in cell channel description (Refer to subsection 1) of 3. and report the measurement result of 5 neighbor cells which are allocated with the same frequency band as the current cell. 01 10 11 Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-7 . This parameter is mostly used in handover. Except the 5th bit (BA-IND) and the 6th~7th bit (Multiband Reporting).1 II for relevant description. MS will not be handed over to the network that satisfies "NCC=N". and report the measurement result of 4 neighbor cells which are allocated with the same frequency band as the current cell. In other words.2. no matter which frequency band it is allocated with.2.1 II for relevant description). and report the measurement result of 3 neighbor cells which are allocated with the same frequency band as the current cell. MS should report the measurement result of 3 neighbor cells (if they exist and are permitted) which are allocated with a frequency band different from that of the current cell. Multiband Reporting (MBR) is transmitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2ter and 5ter. 3) RACH control information Refer to subsection 2) of 3.e. 4) Extended neighbor cell description It is mainly transmitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2ter and 5ter. MS will not measure the cell level that satisfies "NCC=N". if 0≤N≤7 (N denotes the number of bits). It is an 8-bit code. indicating whether MS reports neighbor cell information on multiple frequency bands.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information 2) NCC Permitted NCC Permitted is transmitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 and type 5. It is applicable to multiband MS only. The details are listed below. i. Table 3-4 Meaning of multiband indication Contents of multiband indication (2 bits) 00 Meaning MS should report the measurement result of 6 neighbor cells with the strongest signal strength. It is a 2-bit code. and contains the collection of the NCCs to be measured by MS. MS should report the measurement result of 1 neighbor cell (if it exists and is permitted) which is allocated with a frequency band different from that of the current cell. MS should report the measurement result of 2 neighbor cells (if they exist and are permitted) which are allocated with a frequency band different from that of the current cell.

and "1" indicates that MS must initiate the IMSI attach/detach procedure.Control Channel Desc. the MNC of China Mobile is "00"..RACH Control Para. "0" indicates that MS is not allowed to initiate IMSI attach/detach procedure. is allocated worldwide in unified way. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-8 . MNC. 1) CGI CGI (Cell Global Identity) is composed of LAI and CI. Note that the value range of CI is 0X0001~0XFFFE. ..Cell Option (BCCH) .2. IMSI attach and detach allowed (ATT) is used to notify MS whether the local cell allows IMSI attach/detach procedure. SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3. and the MNC of China Unicom is "01". ATT is a 1-bit code.Cell Selection Para. Information content SYS INFO 3 .3 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 I. of which. and is transmitted on BCCH. For example. For example. type 6 and type 4 contain all or part of CGI information..Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information 3. is allocated by the country in unified way. the MCC of China is 460. consisting of 3 decimal digits. cell ID. II. consisting of two decimal digits. MCC. MNC and LAC.Cell Identity . LAC and CI. Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 mainly describes LAI.. CGI is also used to check whether the current location area has changed. both consisting of 2 bytes. are arranged by each GSM operator in unified way. LAI includes MCC. RACH control information and the parameters related to cell selection. so that MS can determine whether the location updating procedure need be initiated. MS decodes CGI and decides whether to access the network in this cell according to the MCC and MNC indicated by the CGI.. while 0X0000 and 0XFFFF are reserved. It is mandatory. Based on the received system information. 2) Control channel description Control channel description includes the following parameters.. .LAI .

Table 3-5 CCCH CONF code meaning CCCH CONF (3 bits) 000 001 Meaning CCCH uses a basic physical channel which is not shared with SDCCH. BS PA MFRAMS defines how many multi-frames make up a cycle of a paging sub-channel. indicating that the number of multi-frames of a paging group cycled on the PCH is 2~9 respectively. CCCH uses two basic physical channels which are not shared with SDCCH. By adjusting this parameter. It is a 1-bit code. It is an 8-bit code. Reserved Number of CCCH information blocks per BCCH multiframe 9 3 010 18 100 27 110 Others 36 - BS_AG_BLKS_RES is used together with CCCH CONF to decide the number of CCCH information blocks in each BCCH mutiframe of the current cell. BS PA MFRAMS is a 3-bit code. The value range is 0~7. the Rx level value obtained from the timeslots of Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-9 . 3) Cell option Cell option includes the following parameters. PWRC is used to notify MS whether the Rx level value obtained from the timeslots of BCCH TRX should be subtracted when it measures the Rx level in the frequency hopping procedure. CCCH uses a basic physical channel which is shared with SDCCH. BS AG BLKS RES will actually be used to arrange the occupancy ratio between AGCH and PCH on CCCH. the bearing status of AGCH and PCH can be balanced. CCCH CONF is a 3-bit code. CCCH uses four basic physical channels which are not shared with SDCCH. "0" indicates no location updating. This parameter actually defines how many sub-channels the PCH of a cell will be divided into.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information CCCH CONF decides the integration mode of the CCCH in the cell. each unit of which denotes the duration of six minutes. The value range is 0~255. Periodic location updating timer (T3212) defines the frequency of periodic location updating. CCCH uses three basic physical channels which are not shared with SDCCH. See Table 3-5 for detailed description. After CCCH CONF is set.

In SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 6. which respectively correspond to an MS output power.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information BCCH TRX should not be subtracted. In SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 4.2.1 II for relevant description. It is a 3-bit code. MS adopts REST of SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 7 or type 8 to calculate c2-related parameters. It is a 1-bit code. At the moment when MS should receive an SAACH message. it is a 2-bit code. denoting -110dBm~-47dBm respectively. Radio_Link_Timeout is a 4-bit code. it is a 3-bit code. and the corresponding decimal value range is of 4~64. 4) Cell selection parameters Cell selection parameters have impact upon the behaviors of MS after it is powered on. or else. 2 is added to this value. The value range is 0~7. Every time MS receives a correct SACCH message. NECI is used to notify MS whether the current cell supports half-rate services. and "1" indicates that the Rx level value obtained from the timeslots of BCCH TRX should be subtracted. The valid value range is 0~31. MS will report a radio link fault to BTS. RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN indicates the min. MS cannot implement cell reselection unless the level of the neighbor cell (Here. The value range is 0~15. It is a 6-bit code. The major parameters are as follows. In SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3. Cell Reselection Hysteresis is used for cell reselection. It is a 1-bit code and is meaningless in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3. the neighbor cell and the current cell do not belong to the same location area) minus the C2 of the current cell is greater than the specified value of cell selection hysteresis. MS_TXPWR_MAX_CCH indicates the Tx power used by MS before it receives a power control command. 5) RACH control parameters Refer to subsection 2) of 3. ACS is used to notify MS whether to adopt C2 in the cell reselection procedure. 1 will be subtracted from this value. The value range is 0~63. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-10 . if it cannot correctly decode the SAACH message. Rx level allowed for MS to access the network. "0" indicates that the current cell does not support half-rate services. it indicates that MS adopts SI4 REST of SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 4 to calculate C2-related parameters. If this value is 0. denoting 0dB ~14dB respectively. and "1" indicates the current cell supports half-rate services. if the value is 0. DTX indicates whether MS can use the DTX function. It is a 5-bit code.

2.CBCH Channel Desc. 4) CBCH description and CBCH MA The two parameters are optional.1 II for relevant description.2. When ACS of the cell selection parameters is set as "No". . Cell reselection criteria: When PENALTY_TIME = 31.RACH Control Para. will be used to calculate the value of the cell reselection parameter C2. 2) Cell selection parameters Refer to subsection 4) of 3. the relevant parameters in SI4 Rest Oct. 1) LAI Refer to subsection 1) of 3. RACH control information.CBCH Mobile Allocation (optional) ... the optional IE CBCH description and MA will be used.LAI . and is transmitted on BCCH.(optional) . CBCH description contains the formation about CBCH configuration. 3) RACH control information Refer to subsection 2) of 3. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-11 . Information content SYS INFO 4 .2. When CBCH description is in frequency hopping mode. C2=C1-CELL_RESELECT_OFFSET When PENALTY_TIME≠31. and will describe CBCH configuration and the corresponding frequency information II..SI4 Rest Oct. When the system supports cell broadcast.3 2 II for relevant description.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information 3. . It is mandatory. CBCH MA is mandatory.3 II for relevant description.. cell selection parameters and optional CBCH information. When the system supports cell broadcast.2. Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 4 mainly describes LAI.4 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 4 I.. 5) SI4 Rest Oct.Cell Selection Para.

TO and PT are jointly used form the manual correction value of C2. 30->620s. "0" indicates that C1 substitutes C2 and serves as the cell reselection criteria. H(x)=0 SI4 Rest Oct. PT (PENALTY_TIME): The value range is 0~31. Each level denotes 20s. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-12 . 7-> infinite. H(x)=1 For the serving cell.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information C2=C1+CELL_RESELECT_OFFSET-TEMPORARY_OFFSET*H(P ENALTY_TIME-T) Where. H(x)=0. It is a 1-bit code. For the non-serving cell: When x<0.…. CBQ and CBA (CELL_BAR_ACCESS) jointly form cell priority status. Each level denotes 10dB. 0->0dB. 1->10dB…6->60dB. 0->20s. PI (Cell Reselection Parameter Indication) indicates whether MS adopts C2 as the cell reselection parameter. when x>=0. Table 3-6 Cell selection or reselection priority decided by CBQ and CBA CBQ 0 0 1 1 CBA 0 1 0 1 Cell selection priority Normal Barred Low Low Cell reselection status Normal Barred Normal Normal CRO (CELL_RESELECT_OFFSET) is used to manually correct C2. CRO. contains the following parameters. which will serve as the cell reselection criteria. and CRO will offset C2 with a negative value. and whether the parameters used for calculating C2 exist. refer to Table 3-6. For details. When the value is 31. TO will be disregarded. TO (TEMPORARY_OFFSET): The value range is 0~7. CBQ (Cell Bar Qualify) is a 1-bit code. It is a 6bit code and each bit stands for 0~126dB respectively. "1" indicates that parameters are extracted from system information for calculating C2.

the number of frequencies described in the frequency allocation table in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 is limited. BA2) . only the multiband MS can read this information.2 II 3.Neighbor Cell Desc. please Refer to subsection 1) of 3.5 System Information type 5.. which will serve as the reference for handover.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information 3. Likewise. 5bis & 5ter I..2. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-13 . system information 5bis contains the information of other frequencies in BA2 which are in the same frequency band as system information 5.Neighbor Cell Desc.2. the GSM900 MS in Phase 1 only recognizes the neighbor cell frequencies described in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 and skips those contained in 5bis and 5ter. II. It is mandatory. It is mandatory. Generally. Likewise. Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 mainly describes the frequency information of neighbor cells (namely. Information content SYS INFO 5. please Refer to subsection 4) of 3.. SYS INFO 5 BIS .Neighbor Cell Desc. Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 6 mainly describes LAI. It is optional.2 II 2) Extended neighbor cell description For relevant description.2.2. Therefore. Type 5bis mainly describes the frequency information of neighbor cells (part of BA2). cell ID and the parameters used for describing cell functions. 1) Neighbor cell description For relevant description. and is transmitted on SACCH. The single-band GSM 900 or GSM 1800 MS will skip this information. and is transmitted on SACCH. Type 5ter mainly describes the frequency information of neighbor cells (part of BA2). SYS INFO 5TER .6 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 6 I. and is transmitted on SACCH. and is transmitted on SACCH. The difference between SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 and type 5 is that the MS in session state can read the frequencies described in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 and report the relevant information of neighbor cells in the measurement report.

SI 7 Rest Octets SI 7 Rest Octets contains the parameters used by MS for cell reselection. See the related description in "5) SI 4 Rest Oct" of 3. It can also contain the information of the parameter POWER OFFSET used by DCS1800 Class 3 MS..LAI . It contains cell reselection information.3 II 3) NCC permitted Refer to subsection 2) of 3.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information II. Information content SYS INFO 8 ---..SI 8 Rest Octets Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-14 .2.2.2. Information content SYS INFO 6 .Cell Option (SACCH) . and is transmitted on BCCH. II.2. Purpose SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 7 is mandatory. 3.8 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 8 I. and is transmitted on BCCH. Information content SYS INFO 7---.Cell Identity .2. It contains cell reselection information.2 II 3.7 SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 7 I.3 II 2) Cell option Refer to subsection 3) of 3. Purpose This system information is mandatory.2..4.NCC Permitted 1) CGI Refer to subsection 1) of 3. The coding format of SI 7 Rest Octets is the same with SI 4 Rest Octets. II.

4.2. it retrieves NCC Permitted in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 2 from the “NCC permitted” field in the [System information Table]. 2bis and 2ter from the [BA1 Table]. Table 3-7 shows the correspondence between the RACH control parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1 and the [System information table]. The coding format of SI 8 Rest Octets is the same with SI 4 Rest Octets.3 Internal Handling of BSC The internal handling of the BSC is given below: 1) The BSC retrieves cell frequencies in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1 from the [Cell Allocation Table]. Specifically. Table 3-7 Correspondence between RACH control parameters and the [System information table] RACH control parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1 Maximum number of retransmissions (MAX retrans) Number of slots to spread transmission (Tx_integer) Cell Barred for Access (CELL_BAR_ACCESS) Access Control Class (AC) Call reestablishment allowed (RE) Emergency Call allowed (EC) System information table MS MAX retrans Tx_integer CBA Controlled by common access control class and Special access control class Call re-establishment allowed EC allowed Note: “MAX retrans” and “Tx_integer” vary with the current traffic class of the cell if the BSC enables the cell flow control function. 3. It can also contain the information of the parameter POWER OFFSET used by DCS1800 Class 3 MS.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information SI 8 Rest Octets contains the parameters used by MS for cell reselection. 2) The BSC retrieves neighbor cell frequencies in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPEs 2. See the related description in "5) SI 4 Rest Oct" of 3. The RACH control parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-15 .

Table 3-9 Correspondence between the cell options in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 and the [System information table] Cell options in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 Power control indicator (PWRC) DTX indicator (DTX) Radio_Link_Timeout System information table PWRC DTX Radio Link Timeout Table 3-10 shows the correspondence between the cell selection parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 and the [System information table]. Table 3-10 Correspondence between the cell selection parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 and the [System information table] Cell selection parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 Cell Reselection Hysteresis MS_TXPWR_MAX_CCH System information table CRH MS_TXPWR_MAX_CCH Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-16 .Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information TYPEs 2 and 2bis are the same as that in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1. 3) The BSC retrieves CGI in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 from the [BSC Cell Table]. Table 3-8 shows the correspondence between the control channel parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 and the [System information table]. Table 3-8 Correspondence between the control channel parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 and the [System information table] Control channel parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 Attach-Detach allowed (ATT) CCCH-CONF BS_AG_BLKS_RES BS-PA-MFRAMS T3212 System information table ATT CCCH-CONF BS_AG_BLKS_RES BS-PA-MFRAMS T3212 Table 3-9 shows the correspondence between the cell options in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 and the [System information table]. as listed in Table 3-7.

Table 3-11 Correspondence between SI 4 Rest Octets and the [System information table] SI 4 Rest Octets Cell Reselection Parameter Indicator (PI) CELL_BAR_QUALIFY (CBQ) CELL_RESELECT_OFFSET (CRO) TEMPORARY_OFFSET (TO) PENALTY_TIME (PT) PI CBQ CRO TO PT System information table 5) 6) The BSC retrieves neighbor cell frequencies in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPEs 5. The RACH control parameters in type 4 are the same as that in type 1.Signaling Analysis Manual M900/M1800 Base Station Subsystem Chapter 3 System Information Cell selection parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN ADDITIONAL RESELECT PARAM IND (ACS) HALF RATE SUPPORT (NECI) System information table RXLEV_ACCESS_MIN ACS Half rate supported The RACH control parameters in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 3 are the same as that in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 1. The cell options in this type are the same as that in type 3. as listed in Table 3-7. 4) The BSC retrieves Location Area Identification in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 4 from the [BSC Cell Table]. The BSC receives CBCH Channel from the [Carrier Configuration Table] and CBCH Mobile Allocation from the [Frequency Hopping Table]. Table 3-11 shows the correspondence between SI 4 Rest Octets and the [System information table]. as listed in Table 3-11. SI 8 Rest Octets are the same as SI 4 Rest Octets. Huawei Technologies Proprietary 3-17 . The cell selection parameters in type 4 are the same as that in type 3. 7) 8) SI 7 Rest Octets are the same as SI 4 Rest Octets. The BSC retrieves CGI in SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 6 from the [BSC Cell Table]. The BSC retrieves NCC Permitted from the “NCC permitted” field in the [System information table]. as listed in Table 3-11. 5bis and 5ter from the [BA2 (SACCH) Table]. as listed in Table 3-7. as listed Table 3-10. as listed in Table 3-9.