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Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station
Commissioning
© Nokia Corporation
Nokia Proprietary and Confidential
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    Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station Commissioning Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 1 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    This documentation is intended for the use of Nokia's customers only for the purposes of the agreement under which the documentation is submitted, and no part of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or means without the prior written permission of Nokia.

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    Hereby, Nokia Corporation, declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive: 1999/5/EC. 0523 The product is marked with the CE marking and Notified Body number according to the Directive 1999/5/EC. FCC §15.21 - Information to user - This product is used as an intentional radiated equipment and any changes or modifications on the equipment without any approval...

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    Commissioning Draft 4 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Nokia BTS Manager 3.0 16 Preparing for commissioning 19 Getting started with BTS Manager 21 Installing Nokia BTS Manager 21 Setting up Nokia BTS Manager 21 4.2.1 Nokia BTS Manager main windows 22 4.2.2 Defining Nokia BTS Manager options 24...

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    Commissioning Troubleshooting and fault reporting 73 Appendix A. LMP connector description 75 Index 77 Draft 6 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 7: List Of Tables

    List of tables Table 1. Main features of the Commissioning Wizard in Nokia BTS Manager, version 3.0 Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 7 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

  • Page 8: List Of Figures

    Figure 11. Setting and testing EAC outputs in real time 36 Figure 12. BTS Commissioning Report summary window 37 Figure 13. Example of a major alarm reported in Nokia BTS Manager 39 Figure 14. ‘Waiting for system information’ symbol 40 Figure 15.

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    Figure 32. Monitoring hop status 65 Figure 33. Commissioning report for outdoor units 66 Figure 34. Cross-connections window in E1/T1 Manager 68 Figure 35. LMP cable connectors 75 Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 9 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    Commissioning Draft 10 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Commissioning software overview added. Version 4, October 2002 • Commissioning for chaining feature added. • BTS Manager windows and menu command paths renewed to reflect BTS Manager version 3.0. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 11 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    Commissioning Draft 12 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 13: About This Document

    EDGE Base Station (BTS) for the 800, 900, 1800 and 1900 frequencies with BTS SW version CX 3.2 and Nokia SiteWizard 3.0 with Nokia BTS Manager 3.0. Commissioning is done with the Commissioning Wizard in Nokia BTS Manager. The document provides instructions on how to use the Commissioning Wizard and contains the following information: •...

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  • Page 15: Commissioning Software Overview

    Commissioning software overview Commissioning software overview The Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station is configured in the network with Nokia SiteWizard software for GSM and/or GSM/EDGE with Nokia SiteWizard software, version 3.0 or later. BTS commissioning is done locally at the BTS using SiteWizard’s BTS Manager software.

  • Page 16: Nokia Bts Manager 3.0

    BTS and for carrying out maintenance functions locally at the BTS. Nokia BTS Manager provides a graphical user interface to run in a laptop PC in the Windows environment. See Figure 1 for an example of the graphical user interface in Windows.

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    Commissioning software overview Table 1. Main features of the Commissioning Wizard in Nokia BTS Manager, version 3.0 (Continued) Feature Description Reference Radio Wizard For defining external radio units for the Chapter 8 BTS, such as Nokia MetroHopper and Nokia FlexiHopper.

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  • Page 19: Preparing For Commissioning

    For more information, see Step 7 in the commissioning procedure in Chapter 5. Check that the Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station is powered up. Connect the Nokia BTS Manager PC to the BTS’s LMP port. See Appendix A for a description of the LMP cable.

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  • Page 21: Getting Started With Bts Manager

    Double-click the BTS Manager icon on the desktop. Enter the Nokia BTS Manager password. If the password checking option has not been turned on and it is required, go to FILE | OPTIONS in Nokia BTS Manager to set up a password (Windows 95/98 environment only).

  • Page 22: Nokia Bts Manager Main Windows

    BTS configuration and represents it graphically it in the Nokia BTS Manager - Supervision window. Note The Nokia BTS Manager PC must be connected to the BTS in order to make BTS password checking possible. If no connection exists, password checking is not applicable.

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    Getting started with BTS Manager Figure 1. Nokia BTS Manager - main window In a BTS chaining configuration, where up to three BTSs are chained as one BCF object, the Supervision - Equipment View window will appear as shown in Figure...

  • Page 24: Defining Nokia Bts Manager Options

    4.2.2 Defining Nokia BTS Manager options If there is no connection to the BTS when starting Nokia BTS Manager, only the BTS Events window is displayed and some BTS Manager menu options will not be available. In this case, check the communication parameters. Check also that the LMP cable is connected to the same COM port that is defined in BTS Manager.

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    To exit Help, press the ESC key or ALT+F4 on the PC keyboard. Note If the BTS is connected, the Help topics for the Transmission Unit Manager are also available on the HELP menu. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 25 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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  • Page 27: Commissioning Wizard Process

    Commissioning Wizard process Commissioning Wizard process Commissioning is done with Nokia BTS Manager’s Commissioning Wizard. It is assumed here that the site has been created at the BSC (LAPD links created and PCM port active). If the site is newly created, the BCF is in the ‘locked’ state.

  • Page 28: Commissioning With Commissioning Wizard

    Commissioning with Commissioning Wizard: Start Nokia BTS Manager 3.0 on your laptop. In BTS Manager, choose the COMMISSIONING | WIZARD command from the main menu. The BTS Commissioning Wizard window appears.

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    BSC. Click LIF SETTINGS to check the line interface settings. Modify the settings, if necessary, and click OK. See Chapter 7.1 for more information. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 29 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    Commissioning Figure 5. The Set Transmission Parameters wizard page of Nokia BTS Manager’s Commissioning Wizard Click SYNCHRONIZATION to check the synchronization settings. Modify the settings, if necessary, and click OK. See Chapter 7.2 for more information. Note There are no synchronization settings for the FC RRI unit because the only available timing option for that unit is Rx Clock.

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    When the radio links are ready, click NEXT to proceed. Figure 6. Radio link settings in Nokia BTS Manager’s Commissioning Wizard To allocate incoming Abis capacity to the BTS, click the TRAFFIC MANAGER button in the Transmission Configuration window (see Figure 7) to open .

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    Abis capacity and the BTS is ready for testing. Depending on the status of the Abis connection, proceed either from Abis connected or Abis not connected. Abis connected: Draft 32 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    NO in the dialogue box, the BCF remains in the ‘Waiting for LAPD’ state until you connect the Abis cables. Figure 8. The Abis not connected dialogue box Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 33 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    On the EAC Input Settings wizard page (Figure 10), select the required EACs as ‘In Use’ by marking the checkboxes and then test their functionality in real time. Draft 34 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    The NEXT button remains disabled until you click a check mark in the ‘Checked’ check box for all inputs that are ‘In Use’. Figure 10. Setting and testing EAC inputs in real time Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 35 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    ‘In Use’. Note The EAC names and polarities are defined at the BSC. Figure 11. Setting and testing EAC outputs in real time Draft 36 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    If you click CANCEL, the report is not saved and it cannot be generated anywhere else for this site. Figure 12. BTS Commissioning Report summary window Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 37 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    Traffic Manager’s export function (see Section 6). At this point you should check the Alarms window in the main Nokia BTS Manager - Supervision window for possible alarms generated during commissioning.

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    Commissioning Wizard process Figure 13. Example of a major alarm reported in Nokia BTS Manager If the site was newly created at the BSC, it remains in the ‘locked’ state after commissioning. If the site is locked at the BSC, the TRXs remain in the ‘Waiting for system information’...

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    Commissioning Figure 14. ‘Waiting for system information’ symbol Exit Nokia BTS Manager from FILE | EXIT on the main menu bar. Disconnect the BTS Manager PC from the LMP port of the Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station. Refit the BTS cover, as described in the document, Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station Installation.

  • Page 41: Traffic Manager

    Traffic Manager Traffic Manager is a graphical user interface tool for allocating BTS transmission capacity, irrespective of which Nokia MetroSite transmission unit is used. With Traffic Manager, you can define the line interface (Port 1, for example) and the incoming time-slot allocation on the Abis according to your transmission plan.

  • Page 42: Allocating Transmission Capacity

    BTS’ table to allocate time-slots. Repeat this step to allocate transmission capacity to all TRXs in the BTS. See Figure 16 for an example of allocating transmission capacity to a TRX. Draft 42 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Abis allocation table. Select the link speed from the pop- up menu. Figure 17 shows an example of a completed allocation. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 43 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    TCHs allocation for TRX 1. Select the link speed from the pop-up menu. Click the TRXSIG or TRXSIG on TCHs button and allocate TRXSIG capacity for the other TRXs in the BTS configuration. Draft 44 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 45: Allocating Transmission Capacity For Chaining

    Allocating transmission capacity for chaining The chaining feature is available for BTSs which have been loaded with CX 3.0 software or later. Two or three Nokia MetroSite EDGE BTSs can be chained together as one BCF object. For example, a chain of two BTSs might contain five TRXs, as seen in the example of BTS Manager’s Supervision - Equipment View window in Figure 2.

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    TRXs in the BTS configuration. Click the OMUSIG button and then click a cell in the Abis allocation table. Select the link speed from the pop- up menu. Draft 46 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    If EDGE transmission is not required, proceed directly to Section 6.1.4 to complete the Abis transmission allocation. For EDGE transmission, proceed to Section 6.1.3to allocate EDGE TRXs to the dynamic Abis pool (EDAP). Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 47 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

  • Page 48: Allocating For Edge Dynamic Abis Transmission

    (see Figure 19). Note The EDAP Properties dialogue box appears automatically when you have selected more than 11 available timeslots. Figure 19. Starting EDAP time-slot selection Draft 48 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    (this only appears if cross-connections are being used). For more information on cross-connections, see Chapter 9 of this document. Figure 21. Selecting the interface for EDAP allocation in a cross-connected BTS configuration Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 49 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

  • Page 50: Completing The Transmission Allocations

    Check that the signal timing is correctly set (either ‘Normal’ or ‘Satellite’). At this point you can click the EXPORT button to export the Abis time-slot allocation information to a file for future maintenance purposes. Draft 50 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 51: Signal Types

    (1 - 4). Each TCH allocates two contiguous time slots (16 bits) for a single TRX, each of which is marked with the TRX number. The TCHs are numbered from 1 to 4 in the order they are defined. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 51 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    The TRXSIG can be reserved on a traffic channel (TCH) but then up to four radio time-slots (8 bits) are lost. The signal type allocation must always start from the first bit of the time-slot. Draft 52 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 53: Line Interface And Synchronization Settings

    TS0 fixed bits. TS0 fixed bits from 1 to 3 are reserved for CRC and frame locking. Bits 4 to 8 are used for alarms and data transfer in national connections. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 53 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

  • Page 54: Lif Settings For F(x)c Rri Transmission Units

    Flexbus 1 and Platform Interface. Tick the ‘In Use’ option. Select the ‘Capacity’ option for the interface (2, 4, 8, or 16 x 2 MB). Draft 54 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 55: Synchronization Settings

    (uplink direction). If the transmission unit in the BTS configuration is F(X)C E1/T1, you can define settings for other priorities. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 55 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

  • Page 56: Synchronization Settings For Fxc Rri Transmission Units

    If necessary, define settings for the other priorities in the same way. To see which timing source is currently active, click the REFRESH button. Click OK to accept the changes. Draft 56 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Line interface and synchronization settings Figure 26. Synchronization settings with FXC RRI unit Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 57 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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  • Page 59: Radio Wizard

    (‘In Use’), before you can continue to the next Wizard page. Note With the Nokia MetroHopper outdoor unit, the capacity is fixed at 4 x 2 Mbit/s. Note If the transmission unit type is FC RRI, the page displays only Flexbus 1 settings.

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    The Flexbus 1 - FlexiHopper Settings page appears on the screen. The options on the page depend on the outdoor unit connected to the interface. The settings for the FlexiHopper outdoor unit are presented in Figure 28. Draft 60 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Radio Wizard Figure 28. Flexbus 1 settings for the FlexiHopper outdoor unit The corresponding settings for the MetroHopper outdoor unit are presented in Figure 29. Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 61 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    Note At least one channel must be selected, before you can continue to the next page. Draft 62 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    If the transmission unit type is FXC RRI, define the Flexbus 2 settings for the outdoor unit as described in Step 2. The Summary of Commissioning Settings page displays the settings you have defined for commissioning the radio(s). Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 63 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    The ‘Status’ is shown as ‘Ready’ if the commissioning was successful. If the commissioning fails for some reason, the ‘Status’ field gives a short description of the failure (such as ‘No far end found’). Draft 64 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Radio Wizard Figure 32. Monitoring hop status Click REPORT to see a more detailed commissioning report for each outdoor unit (see Figure 33). Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 65 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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    Commissioning Figure 33. Commissioning report for outdoor units Click NEXT on the Monitoring Hop page to return to the BTS Commissioning Wizard. Draft 66 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

  • Page 67: Cross-connections

    The BTS has to be commissioned before creating the cross-connections. Creating cross-connections Cross-connections are created with the E1/T1 Manager (Transmission Unit Manager) application in Nokia BTS Manager. Cross-connections define how signals are routed from an FXC transmission unit to another transmission unit. Cross-connections are created into inactive banks.

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    Label (the name of the new cross-connection, maximum 80 characters). • Cross-connection type; in this case the type is ‘bi-directional’. • Granularity (with nx64k, set also its coefficient n). • Cross-connection class. • Timeout. Draft 68 (78) © Nokia Corporation DN999099 Nokia Proprietary and Confidential Issue 4-0 en...

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    Activate the bank by clicking the ‘Banks’ ACTIVATE button. Click YES when the E1/T1 manager asks you to confirm the operation. Repeat Steps 1 - 12 for other types of cross-connections. Quit the transmission unit manager by clicking the CLOSE button. Nokia BTS Manager starts again automatically. Editing a bank...

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  • Page 71: Commissioning Report

    EAC input test report • EAC output test report • TS allocation report • TRX test report • Abis test report • BTS alarm test report • External TREs Draft DN999099 © Nokia Corporation 71 (78) Issue 4-0 en Nokia Proprietary and Confidential...

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  • Page 73: Troubleshooting And Fault Reporting

    Troubleshooting and fault reporting In the case of a failure in the commissioning procedure, check if there is a corresponding alarm in the Alarms window in Nokia BTS Manager (see the BTS Alarm Descriptions document in the Nokia MetroSite EDGE Base Station SW release binder).

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  • Page 75: Appendix A. Lmp Connector Description

    Appendix A. LMP connector description Figure 35 below describes the connectors and pin order of the LMP cable which connects the Nokia BTS Manager PC to the BTS. The cable can be ordered from Nokia. BQ on the BTS end...

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  • Page 77: Index

    Index Abis connected Manager software Abis not connected allocating dynamic Abis for EDGE allocating transmission capacity Nokia BTS Manager allocating transmission capacity for chaining Nokia BTS Manager’s Wizard bi-directional cross-connections OMUSIG BTS Manager OMUSIG/TRXSIG1 on-line Help commissioning Commissioning Report radio links...

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