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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...
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.
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: •...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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’...
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.
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.
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.
(‘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.
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.
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...
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).
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...