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11-1 Base Station Controller Functions PE/TRD/GR/0101 12.

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Section 11
Base Station Controller Functions
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After completing this lesson you will be able to:
Show the generic architecture of the BSC.
Relate the functions that BSC performs.
Objectives
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BSC in the GSM Network
TCU
BSC
OMC-R
MSC
Radio
Interface
A Interface
Ater Interface
Abis Interface
NSS
BSS
OMN Interface
Public Telephone Network
MS
MS
S2000H&L
BTS
S8000
Indoor
BTS
S8000
Outdoor
BTS
Sun
StorEdge A5000
Radio
Interface
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Radio
Resources
Management
Routing
Radio Call Processing
MSC
BTS
BTS
BTS
BTS
BSC Functions
1 - Basic Functions
Traffic Concentration
CAUTION: CRASH
ON E12 HIGHWAY
SMS-CB
Management
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BSC Self- Defence
Control and
Switching
Chain B
Passive
Control and
Switching
Chain A
Active
Observation
BTS and TCU Management
Supervision
Data +
Software
OMC-R Interface Management
BSC Functions
2 - O&M Functions
Shut down
Start up
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Signaling in the BSS
BTS BSC TCU
MSC
OMC-R
X.25
LAPD
OML
LAPD
RSL
LAPD
OML
CCS7
Abis Ater A
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To BTSs
To TCU
and MSC
To OMC-R
PCM
Controller
PCM
Controller
Central Processing Unit
Switching
Matrix Traffic
TS
BTS
Signaling
TS
TCU
Signaling
TS
Traffic
TS
BTS
Signaling
TCU
Signaling
Control
bus
X.25
Controller
BSC
=
Processors
Hard
Disk
MSC
Signaling
MSC
Signaling
TS
Generic Architecture of the BSC
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X.25 Network
MSC
TCU
TCU
Ater Interface
OMC-R
Server
Or
BSC
X.25 Switch
DPN 100
X.25
Modem
X.25
Modem
X.25
Modem
X.25
Modem
OMN
Interface
A Interface
BSC OMC-R Connection Options
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BSC 6000/12000/12000HC Family
Section 12
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After completing this lesson you will be able to:
Draw the two BSC cabinets and the main modules they contain;
Indicate the essential differences between BSC 12000 and BSC
6000 and its consequences;
Explain how the maximum number of radio sites can be
reached.
Objectives
11-11 Base Station Controller Functions PE/TRD/GR/0101 12.01/EN January, 2000
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Control
Cabinet
Equipment
Cabinet
BSC 6000/12000/12000HC
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Dimensions and weight
Height: 200 cm (67 ap.)
Width: 78 cm (27 ap.)
Depth: 60 cm (2 ap.)
Weight: < 270 kg (595 lbs)
Point loading: maximum 100 kg/cm
2
(1.420 lbs per square inch)
Power supply
- 48 V / - 60 V (tolerance from - 40 V to - 72 V)
Operating temperature: - 5 C, + 45 C
Consumption
Control cabinet: 1 kW (max 2 kW), 35 A
Equipment cabinet: 220 W (max 550 W), 10 A
BSC 6000/12000/12000HC
Characteristics
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Control
Cabinet
Equipment
Cabinet
Switching
Unit A
MPU
B
MPU
A
PCM
Interface
BTS Signaling
Concentration
Switching
Unit B
PCM
Interface
Chain
B
Main Processing Unit
CPU: OMU, MPU, BIFP
Disk: MMU/MMU_IDE
Protocol:
SS7: CCS7,
LAPD: SICD,
X.25: SICX, SLS/SLS2
BSCB
TSCB,
RCB, ALA
DDTI
DDTI
SWC,
MSW-SWE
+ ECI
BSC 6000/12000/12000HC
Cabinets Organization
RCB
A
RCB
B
Chain
A
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Functional Architecture
BSC 12000HC
O
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Q
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External Loops
Inter SUP
Ethernet
Chain status (MPU Status)
External Alarms
ALA
BTS LAPD
Concentration BSCB
O&M and
Synchro ECI
MPUA
Chain A
Switching Control
CPU-MPU
Supervision
SUP2
BTSs Control
CPU-BIFP
SS7
CCS7
SWitching Unit
2 Mb <-> 64kb
RCB
Chain B
Switch
Contro
l
SWC
Switching Matrix
MSW
V11/TTL SWE
TCU/MSC
PCM Interface
DDTI
To/From OMC-R
OMN Link
Switch SLS2
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
O
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TCU/MSC
To OMC-R
Multibus II
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Physical Layout
Control Cabinet Equipment Cabinet
MPUA-
shelf
PCM
shelf
EQPD1
Mixed
shelf
EQP1
Switching
matrix
shelf
SWG
BSCB
shelf
EQPT
MPUB-
shelf
PCM
shelf
EQPD0
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Power
supplies
+ 5 V / - 100 A
+ 12 V / -4 A
- 12 V / - 3 A
PSUC
Ethernet
Connector
Power
supplies
+ 5 V / - 100 A
+ 12 V / -4 A
- 12 V / - 3 A
PSUC
Fans
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
5 V
12 A
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Boards Layout
Fans
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To/From OMC-R
O&M/A bus
O&M/B bus
To/From TCU/MSC To/From BTS
C
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Q
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External Loops
Inter SUP
Ethernet
TSCB DDTI ALA BSCB
Internal PCM/A Internal PCM/B
SLS2 MMU
IDE
ECI A
MPUA
Chain A
CPU-
MPU
SUP2
SICD
8V
SICX
CPU-
BIFP
CCS7
CPU-
OMU
V11 64 kb/s
SWC
MSW-SWE
RCB
Multibus II
SLS2 MMU
IDE
ECI B
MPUB
Chain B
CPU-
MPU
SUP2
SICD
8V
SICX
CPU-
BIFP
CCS7
CPU-
OMU
V11 64 kb/s
SWC
MSW-SWE
RCB
Multibus II
MPU
Status
MPU
Status
MPU
Status
Chain status (MPU Status)
Duplex Operation
12000HC Architecture
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CPU /MPU CPU /BIFP
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Up to:
1200 Erlangs
48000 BHCAs
320 TDMA
Flash EPROM
=
Fast Restart
=
Processor
Pentium 120
=
Processor
Pentium 75
LAPD
Management
SICD8V
Up to 64 TRXs
Only for
BSC 12000
Mandatory
for BSC 12000
BSC 12000
12000 Versus 6000
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BSC 6000/12000/12000HC
BSC Family Life
12000
HC 100 = NO
CPU 120 (or 133)
12000HC
HC 100 = YES
CPU 120
12000HC
HC 100 = YES
CPU 133
6000
CPU 66
6000
CPU 120
V9
V9
V11
V11
V11
V11
V11
V11
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GPRS Support
12000
GPRS
12000HC
GPRS
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GPRS
V12 only
From V12
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BSC 12000 Upgrade to BSC 12000HC
CPU-OMU: CPU 133 IE
disk interface change: SCSI to IDE
more processing capability: x2 or 3
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SUP: SUP2: more processing power
SLS: SLS2 improved defense mechanism
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more processing capability
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Nbr of BTS
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limits
BSC
model
BSC
product
range
Nbr of Cells
Nbr of PCM/site
Nbr of LAPD channels
Nbr of TRX
Software
limits
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BSC 12000 product portfolio 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205
BSC type 1 2 3 4 5
Maximum sites (with BSCB) 28 60 92 124 138
Maximum number of TDMA 64 128 192 256 320
Numb. of LAPD ports 8 16 24 32 40
Number of PCM (E1 or T1) 48 48 48 48 48
CCS7 links 2 4 4 4 6
TCU (with E1) 12 12 12 12 12
TCU (with T1) 14 14 14 14 14
BSC 12000 Product Configuration
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BSC 12000 Configuration
1 - Control Cabinet
BSC 12000 product portfolio 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205
BSC type 1 2 3 4 5
CPU-OMU 1 1 1 1 1
CPU-MPU 1 1 1 1 1
CPU-BIFP 1 1 2 2 2
SICX 1 1 1 1 1
SICD8V 1 2 3 4 5
SS7 1 2 2 2 3
SUP/SUP2 1 1 1 1 1
MMU/MMU-IDE 1 1 1 1 1
SLS/SLS2 1 1 1 1 1
x 2
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BSC 12000 Configuration
2 - Equipment Cabinet
BSC 12000 product portfolio 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205
BSC type 1 2 3 4 5
Switching shelf (SWG)
SWC 1 1 1 1 1
MSW 2 2 2 2 2
SWE 2 2 2 2 2
ECI 1 1 1 1 1

RCB 1 2 3 4 5

TSCB 2 2 2 2 2
BSCB 12 12 12 12 12
DDTI 10/24 10/24 10/24 10/24 10/24
ALA 1 1 1 1 1
x 2
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BSC 6000/12000/12000HC
Capacity Comparison
BSC product 610 610 1205 1205HC
CPU MPU/BIFP type CPU66 CPU120 CPU120 CPU133
Nortel standard (Erlangs) 600 600 1200 1200
Nortel standard (BHCA) 24000 24000 48000 48000
High mobility (Erlangs) 360 600 700 1200
High mobility (BHCA) 13650 24000 26000 48000
Short call duration (Erlangs) 240 440 640 1100
Short call duration (BHCA) 23000 42000 60750 107000
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Exercise
1 - Indication Path in Case of TCU Warning
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Inter SUP
Ethernet
Chain status (MPU Status)
External Alarms
ALA
BTS LAPD
Concentration BSCB
O&M and
Synchro ECI
MPUA
Chain A
Switching Control
CPU-MPU
Supervision
SUP2
BTSs Control
CPU-BIFP
SS7
CCS7
SWitching Unit
2 Mb <-> 64kb
RCB
Multibus II
Chain B
Switch
Control
SWC
Switching Matrix
MSW
V11/TTL SWE
TCU/MSC
PCM Interface
DDTI
To/From OMC-R
OMN Link
Switch SLS2
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
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PCM Interface
DDTI
To OMC-R
OMN Link
Switch SLS2
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
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Exercise
1 - Indication Path in Case of TCU Warning
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Inter SUP
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Chain status (MPU Status)
External Alarms
ALA
BTS LAPD
Concentration BSCB
O&M and
Synchro ECI
MPUA
Chain A
Switching Control
CPU-MPU
Supervision
SUP2
BTSs Control
CPU-BIFP
SS7
CCS7
SWitching Unit
2 Mb <-> 64kb
RCB
Multibus II
Chain B
Switch
Control
SWC
Switching Matrix
MSW
V11/TTL SWE
TCU/MSC
PCM Interface
DDTI
To/From OMC-R
OMN Link
Switch SLS2
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
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PCM Interface
DDTI
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
PCM Interface
DDTI
To OMC
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Exercise
2 - Signaling Path When Call Is Setting Up
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Inter SUP
Ethernet
Chain status (MPU Status)
External Alarms
ALA
O&M and
Synchro ECI
MPUA
Chain A
Switching Control
CPU-MPU
Supervision
SUP2
BTSs Control
CPU-BIFP
SS7
CCS7
SWitching Unit
2 Mb <-> 64kb
RCB
Multibus II
Chain B
Switch
Control
SWC
Switching Matrix
MSW
V11/TTL SWE
TCU/MSC
To/From OMC-R
OMN Link
Switch SLS2
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
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LAPD
SICD8V
SS7
CCS7
Switching Control
CPU-MPU
BTSs Control
CPU-BIFP
BTS LAPD
Concentration BSCB
BTS LAPD
Concentration BSCB
BTS
PCM Interface
DDTI
PCM Interface
DDTI
PCM Interface
DDTI
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Exercise
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MPUA
Chain A
Switching Control
CPU-MPU
Supervision
SUP2
BTSs Control
CPU-BIFP
SS7
CCS7
SWitching Unit
2 Mb <-> 64kb
RCB
Multibus II
Chain B
Switch
Control
SWC
Switching Matrix
MSW
V11/TTL SWE
TCU/MSC
To/From OMC-R
OMN Link
Switch SLS2
Hard Disk
MMU-IDE
LAPD
SICD8V
X.25
SICX
O&M Control
CPU-OMU
TCU LAPD
Concentration TSCB
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BTS LAPD
Concentration BSCB
BTS
PCM Interface
DDTI
PCM Interface
DDTI
PCM Interface
DDTI
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8 TRXs
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BSC Equipment cabinet BSC Control cabinet
BSCB
SICD
1
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1
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Site #1
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138 sites
TSCB
Heres a BSC 6000
#137
#138
Number of Sites That a BSC Can Handle
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2- What does the SICD/SICD8V board perform?
3- What does the CCS7 board perform?
4- What do the BSCB and TSCB boards perform?
Check Your Learning
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8- How many BTSs and TRX can handle a BSC 12000 model 1205?
7- How can we distinguish a BSC 6000 from a BSC 12000?
Check Your Learning
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Section 13
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Relate what must perform the TCU;
Identify benefit having remote TCUs.
Objectives
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BTS
BSS
MSC
Converts the GSM speech frames into
PSTN / ISDN A-Law or -Law speech.
Adapts the users data frames from BSS
to V110 ISDN 64 kbps ISDN format.
1 2
A
Interface
TCU is the Nortel name for the Transcoder Rate Adapter Unit
Ater
Interface
TCU
TCU Functions
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One PCM time-slot between BTSs and MSC when TCU is close to the MSC.
= Save three PCM time-slots !
TS 1
TS 1
TS 2 TS 3 TS 4
BTS
TCU
TCU
BTS MSC
MSC
Benefit Having Remote TCUs
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Ater interface A interface
LAPD TS 1
SS7 TS
X.25 TS 2 *
SS7 TS
X.25 TS 2 * BSC
MSC
OMC
PCM link
PCM link
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O&M
Speech TS
Speech TS
MSC Transcoding
Functional Detail
Time Slot Processing
Data TS Data TS
MSC
Rate
Adaptation
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PSTN
A interface
OMC
Ater Interface
TCU
MSC
NSS
BSC
BTS
BSS
The Mobile informs the MSC of the supported transcoders
The MSC in turn sends this information to the BSC
The BSC establishes the links from the Mobile to the TCU
The BTS controls the TCU transcoders using in-band signalisation
The communication starts
13 kbps + 3 kbps of remote control
(Half-rate, full-rate, DTX or not DTX, SID)
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BTS
GSM speech
decoder
Speech handler
and DTX
To MSC
TCU
Frame
Processor
Speech
handler
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Speech blocks
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Speech on the BTS-TCU Interface
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DTX handling
To MSC
TCU
RA1 / RA1
RAA
TAF
RA0: asynchronous -> synchronous
RA1: Air Interface V110 frame
RA1: ISDN V110 8 or 16 kbps frame
RAA: BSS (Abis-Ater) V110 frame.
RA2: ISDN V110 64 kbps frame
Abis Ater A
FEC
RA2
RA0
Frame
processor
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Users Data Rate Treatment
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Check Your Learning
1- What are the two functions of the TCU?
2- What is the benefit having remote TCUs?
3- Why do we need rate adaptation of users data?
4- How many TDTI boards do we need per TCU? Why?
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Section 14
TCU: Physical Presentation
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After completing this lesson you will be able to:
List the different boards of a TCU shelf;
Briefly explain their role.
Objectives
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TCB 0
TCB
TCB 1
TCB
TCB 2
TCB
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TCB 4
TCB 5
TCB 6
TCB
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TCB
0
TDTI
1
TDTI
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TDTI
PCM bus (2048 kb/s)
O&M Bus (9600 b/s asynchronous)
BSC
MSC
0, 2, 3, 4 1
Control
TUC

64 kbps
switching
matrix
E1
8
TCB 9
TCB
T1
Hardware Layout
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TUC
Switching
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PCM 1
PCM0 for
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TDTI 0
1/2
PCM 6 to PCM 15
BSC
PCM 5
TDTI 2
PCM 3
TDTI 1
MSC
TCB1/
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10
PCM 4
PCM 2 0
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2/2
External Communications
Internal PCM Link Allocation in the TCU
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using PCM E1.
DS0 # 0 assigned to PCM
handling.
One DS0 assigned to LAPD.
- Up to 92 speech channels when
using PCM T1.
One DS0 assigned to LAPD.
TCU shelf boards
TCU shelf fans
TCU shelf boards
TCU shelf fans
TCU shelf boards
TCU shelf fans
TCU shelf boards
TCU shelf fans
TCU Cabinet
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Check Your Learning
2- How many speech channels can a TCU shelf drive to the MSC?
3- What is the maximum number of TCU shelves in one TCU cabinet?
4- Can you connect TCU shelves of a TCU cabinet to different BSCs?
1- How many TDTI boards do we need per TCU? Why?