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Contents

1 About This Document.................................................................................................................. 1


1.1 Scope.............................................................................................................................................................................. 1
1.2 Intended Audience.......................................................................................................................................................... 1
1.3 Change History............................................................................................................................................................... 1

2 Overview......................................................................................................................................... 4
3 SSB....................................................................................................................................................5
3.1 Principles........................................................................................................................................................................ 5
3.2 Network Analysis........................................................................................................................................................... 6
3.2.1 Benefits........................................................................................................................................................................ 6
3.2.2 Impacts.........................................................................................................................................................................7
3.3 Requirements.................................................................................................................................................................. 9
3.3.1 Licenses....................................................................................................................................................................... 9
3.3.2 Software.......................................................................................................................................................................9
3.3.3 Hardware................................................................................................................................................................... 10
3.3.4 Others.........................................................................................................................................................................11
3.4 Operation and Maintenance..........................................................................................................................................12
3.4.1 Data Configuration.................................................................................................................................................... 12
3.4.1.1 Data Preparation..................................................................................................................................................... 12
3.4.1.2 Using MML Commands......................................................................................................................................... 15
3.4.1.3 Using the CME....................................................................................................................................................... 18
3.4.2 Activation Verification.............................................................................................................................................. 18
3.4.3 Network Monitoring.................................................................................................................................................. 19

4 8T8R Cells..................................................................................................................................... 20
4.1 Principles...................................................................................................................................................................... 20
4.2 Network Analysis......................................................................................................................................................... 20
4.2.1 Benefits...................................................................................................................................................................... 20
4.2.2 Impacts.......................................................................................................................................................................20
4.3 Requirements................................................................................................................................................................ 21
4.3.1 Licenses..................................................................................................................................................................... 21
4.3.2 Software.....................................................................................................................................................................21
4.3.3 Hardware................................................................................................................................................................... 23
4.3.4 Others.........................................................................................................................................................................23

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4.4 Operation and Maintenance..........................................................................................................................................23


4.4.1 Data Configuration.................................................................................................................................................... 23
4.4.1.1 Data Preparation..................................................................................................................................................... 23
4.4.1.2 Using MML Commands......................................................................................................................................... 25
4.4.1.3 Using the CME....................................................................................................................................................... 27
4.4.2 Activation Verification.............................................................................................................................................. 27
4.4.3 Network Monitoring.................................................................................................................................................. 28

5 Parameters..................................................................................................................................... 29
6 Counters........................................................................................................................................ 42
7 Glossary......................................................................................................................................... 45
8 Reference Documents................................................................................................................. 46

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3D Beamforming Feature Parameter Description 1 About This Document

1 About This Document

1.1 Scope
This document describes LEOFD-121204 3D Beamforming, including its technical
principles, related features, network impact, and engineering guidelines.
Feature compatibility with specific terminal models is not presented in this document. For
compatibility information, contact Huawei engineers.
Any parameters, alarms, counters, or managed objects (MOs) described herein apply only to
the corresponding software release. For future software releases, refer to the corresponding
updated product documentation.
This document applies only to LTE FDD. Any "LTE" in this document refers to LTE FDD,
and "eNodeB" refers to LTE FDD eNodeB.

1.2 Intended Audience


This document is intended for personnel who:
l Need to understand the features described herein
l Work with Huawei products

1.3 Change History


This section provides information about the changes in different document versions. There are
two types of changes:
l Feature change
Changes in features and parameters of a specified version as well as the affected entities
l Editorial change
Changes in wording or addition of information and any related parameters affected by
editorial changes. Editorial change does not specify the affected entities.

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eRAN12.1 05 (2018-01-22)
This issue includes the following changes.

Change Change Description Parameter Change


Type

Feature Added support for 8T8R cells. For details, see 4 None
change 8T8R Cells.

Editorial Revised descriptions in this document. None


change

eRAN12.1 04 (2017-08-30)
This issue includes the following changes.

Change Change Description Parameter Change


Type

Feature None None


change

Editorial Revised descriptions in this document. None


change

eRAN12.1 03 (2017-05-31)
This issue includes the following changes.

Change Change Description Parameter Change


Type

Feature None None


change

Editorial Revised the descriptions of feature activation. None


change For details, see 3.4.1.1 Data Preparation.

eRAN12.1 02 (2017-04-26)
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Change Change Description Parameter Change


Type

Feature Updated hardware requirements. For details, None


change see 3.3.3 Hardware.
Updated mutually exclusive features. For
details, see 3.3.2 Software.

Editorial Revised the organization and description of this None


change document.

eRAN12.1 01 (2017-03-08)
This issue includes the following changes.

Change Change Description Parameter Change


Type

Feature Updated hardware requirements. For details, None


change see 3.3.3 Hardware.

Editorial Revised technical description. None


change

eRAN12.1 Draft A (2016-12-30)


This is the first release of this document.

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2 Overview

Based on the increasing traffic volume in densely populated urban areas, the capacity
requirements in next few years are predicted to increase threefold to sixfold, and the spectrum
resources in the 1.8 GHz to 2.6 GHz bands are so limited that they should be fully utilized.
This feature uses active antenna units (AAUs) to provide the Static Shared Beam (SSB)
function and to serve 8T8R cells. If multiple carriers are configured on the same AAU, it is
recommended that the same function (SSB or 8T8R cells) be used on all these carriers.
l SSB generates two beams on the vertical plane to serve two 4T4R cells at each 8T8R
AAU, as shown in Figure 2-1.

Figure 2-1 SSB

l In each 8T8R cell, 8-antenna receive diversity is available in the uplink, and 4x2 or 4x4
MIMO is available in the downlink.

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3 SSB

3.1 Principles
SSB uses beamforming to generate two cells, inner and outer, at an AAU on the vertical
plane. The two cells operate on the same frequency. This function is used for capacity
expansion at hotspots. It is an option for operators that require capacity expansion but have no
additional frequencies available.
NOTE

This function is mainly used for downlink capacity expansion, for example, when there is a cell resource
shortage.

The RETSUBUNIT.TILT parameter is set to different values for different remote electrical
tilt (RET) subunits, allowing SSB to generate two beams on the vertical plane. The two beams
are used for the inner and outer cells, as shown in Figure 3-1.

Figure 3-1 SSB

If the PrbBalanceSw option of the CellAlgoSwitch.VmsSwitch parameter is selected, load


balancing between inner and outer cells is enabled. The CellVMS.VmsHoUeNumTh
parameter specifies the maximum number of UEs that can be handed over from a given cell
within 10s.

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For load balancing, the eNodeB instructs UEs that have just accessed the inner or outer cell to
perform intra-frequency measurements when both of the following conditions are met:
l The downlink physical resource block (PRB) usage of the serving cell is greater than the
value of the CellVMS.VmsPrbLoadTh parameter.
l The downlink PRB usage of the serving cell minus that of a neighboring cell is greater
than the value of the CellVMS.VmsPrbDiffTh parameter.
The eNodeB selects UEs that each meet both of the following conditions for load balancing:
l The UE reports intra-frequency handover event A3, the offset for which is equal to
IntraFreqHoGroup.IntraFreqHoA3Offset minus CellVMS.VmsA3Offset. For the
definition of event A3, see Overview of Mobility Management in Connected Mode
Feature Parameter Description.
l The PRB usage of the UE is greater than 2%.

3.2 Network Analysis

3.2.1 Benefits
The SSB function increases system capacity considerably in urban areas where there is
contiguous coverage. In a cell served by an eNodeB with a 2T2R 3-sector configuration, SSB
increases the average downlink cell traffic volume and average downlink UE throughput by
60%–100% when LOFD-001003 DL 4x2 MIMO and LOFD-001005 UL 4-Antenna Receive
Diversity are both enabled.
The increases are closely related to cell loads, whether the cells using SSB provide contiguous
coverage, and how UEs are distributed across inner and outer cells. The gains of this function
are higher if the cell load is higher, the cell coverage is more contiguous, and the percentage
of UEs in each inner cell is closer to 50%.
The increases are also affected by cell bandwidth. The inner and outer cells must have the
same bandwidth, in order not to affect channel calibration. When the available bandwidth is
less than 5 MHz, SSB works only at active ports on AAUs. A smaller available bandwidth
causes less accurate channel calibration and therefore fewer gains produced by this function.
This function is suitable for high-traffic scenarios in urban areas. It is recommended when the
busy-hour PRB usage of the cells is at least 50%. Do not use this feature when the inter-site
distance exceeds 500 m.
Downlink PRB usage = L.ChMeas.PRB.DL.Used.Avg/L.ChMeas.PRB.DL.Avail x 100%

Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526726740 L.ChMeas.PRB.DL.Used. Average number of used


Avg PDSCH PRBs

1526728433 L.ChMeas.PRB.DL.Avail Number of available


downlink PRBs

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3.2.2 Impacts
Network Impacts
l User-perceived downlink throughput
In an eNodeB with a 2T2R 3-sector configuration, SSB may cause a decrease in user-
perceived throughput in idle periods (for example, when the PRB usage is less than 20%)
or when the inner- and outer-cell loads are imbalanced.
l Downlink peak data rate
In a cell served by an eNodeB with a 2T2R 3-sector configuration, SSB causes an
increase in the percentage of times rank 1 is reported and therefore a lower percentage of
UEs that achieve their peak data rates in the case of downlink 2x2 multiple-input
multiple-output (MIMO). In addition, in the cells generated by SSB, the channel
correlation between antennas is higher than that in common 4T4R cells. As a result, UEs
cannot reach their expected peak data rates in the case of downlink 4x4 MIMO.
l Downlink coverage
On a network with non-contiguous coverage from cells generated by using SSB, if SSB
causes cell power to be lower than neighboring 2T2R cell power, the local cell coverage
shrinks.
l Other network performance indicators
In an eNodeB with a 2T2R 3-sector configuration, SSB causes an increase in the number
of cells and a decrease in the SINR. It may result in a lower handover success rate, more
RRC connection reestablishments, and a higher service drop rate than the performance
indicators before SSB is used.

Impacted Features
Feature ID/ Feature/Function Description
Function Switch Name

LBFD-002028 Emergency Call UEs running emergency call services


are not selected for load balancing
between inner and outer cells.

LOFD-001066 Intra-eNodeB UL CoMP These features can improve uplink


performance against interference
LOFD-070222 Intra-eNodeB UL CoMP between inner and outer cells.
Phase II

LOFD-070223 UL CoMP Based on


Coordinated eNodeB

LOFD-081218 Enhanced Extended QCI UEs running push to talk (PTT)


services are not selected for load
balancing between inner and outer cells.

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Feature ID/ Feature/Function Description


Function Switch Name

LAOFD-001001 LTE-A Introduction Among carrier aggregation (CA) UEs,


only those who treat the local cell as
their primary serving cell (PCell) are
selected for load balancing between
inner and outer cells. The selection
occurs only when the following
condition is fulfilled: PRB usage of the
serving cell – PRB usage of a
neighboring cell >
CellVMS.VmsPrbDiffTh + 15%.

LAOFD-120201 DL CoMP The cell power setting must be reduced


by half if inner and outer cells work for
downlink coordinated multipoint
transmission (DL CoMP). This affects
network performance.

MRFD-090202 GSM and LTE FDD Spectrum-related features affect


Dynamic Spectrum channel calibration and therefore affect
Sharing(LTE FDD) the performance of cells served by
AAUs. These features are not
MRFD-231808 GSM and LTE Buffer recommended for the cells served by
Zone Optimization(LTE) AAUs.
LOFD-111205 CDMA and LTE Zero
Bufferzone (LTE FDD)

MRFD-111401 GSM and LTE Zero


Bufferzone

MRFD-101221 UL Refarming Zero


Bufferzone

LEOFD-111302 Flexible Bandwidth


based on Overlap
Carriers

LEOFD-111305 Virtual 4T4R Virtual 4T4R and the SSB function are
suitable for different scenarios. It is
recommended that one of them be
selected in specific scenarios.

LEOFD-120303 eNodeB Supporting UEs running machine type


MTC communication (MTC), enhanced MTC
(eMTC), or voice over Long Term
MLOFD-121280 eMTC Introduction Evolution (VoLTE) services are not
ENodeBAlgoSwitch VoLTE-related features selected for load balancing between
.EutranVoipSupport and functions inner and outer cells.
Switch

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Feature ID/ Feature/Function Description


Function Switch Name

SINGLE_CA_PW Single carrier power This function affects the performance of


R_SHARE_SW_F sharing for 4T the SSB function and therefore is not
OR_4T option of recommended for cells with SSB
the enabled.
PDSCHCfg.TxChn
PowerCfgSw
parameter

3.3 Requirements

3.3.1 Licenses
This function requires the license for 3D Beamforming. The other two licenses in the
following table are recommended so that this function can achieve its optimal performance.
Feature ID Feature Name Model Sales Unit

LEOFD-121204 3D Beamforming LT1S003DBF00 Per Cell

LOFD-001003 DL 4x2 MIMO LT1S0D4I2O00 Per cell

LOFD-001005 UL 4-Antenna LT1S0U4ARD00 Per cell


Receive Diversity

3.3.2 Software
Prerequisite Features
None

Mutually Exclusive Features


Feature ID/ Feature/Function Name Description
Function Switch

LOFD-001039 RF Channel Intelligent Shutdown AAUs that support 3D


Beamforming do not support
LOFD-001025 Adaptive Power Consumption these features or functions.
LOFD-001040 Low Power Consumption Mode

LOFD-081223 Extended Cell Access Radius


Beyond 100km

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Feature ID/ Feature/Function Name Description


Function Switch

CellAlgoSwitch.Cel Downlink cell coverage


lDlCoverEnhanceS- enhancement in LBFD-070106
witch PDSCH Efficiency Improvement

EDlMaxTXPwrSwi Increase in the maximum cell


tch option of the transmit power
CellAlgoSwitch.DlP
cAlgoSwitch
parameter

CellAlgoSwitch.Pw Power derating


rDeratSwitch

Dl256QamAccessor DL 256QAM accessory algorithm


ySwitch option of in the LEOFD-110301 DL
the 256QAM feature
CellAlgoSwitch.Dl2
56QamAlgoSwitch
parameter

LOFD-001031 Extended CP These features do not work at


passive ports on the AAU.
LOFD-001009 Extended Cell Access Radius

LOFD-001007 High Speed Mobility

LOFD-001008 Ultra High Speed Mobility

3.3.3 Hardware
Base Station Models
Only 3900 or 5900 series base stations are compatible with this function.

Boards
The baseband processing units (BBPs) must be UBBPe4 boards. Note that the two 4T4R cells
created by SSB are automatically set up on the same BBP, and they together account for a
single unit of 8T8R cell capacity of the BBP. If the two 4T4R cells are manually bound to
different BBPs, the cells will fail to be set up. When there are 4T4R and 8T8R cells on a BBP,
the cell capacity of the BBP is consumed on a per 8T8R cell basis.

RF Modules
AAU5972s must be used.
AAU5972s in the 1.8 GHz band contain both radio and antenna modules. Power supplies
must be directly connected to the AAUs, and those AAUs must be connected to the BBUs of
eNodeBs through CPRI optical cables. AAU5972s in other bands contain only antenna
modules. They must be connected to external radio units. These AAUs supply power to the

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radio units, which are then connected to BBUs through CPRI optical cables. AISG cables do
not need to be connected to the AAUs. For details about how to install AAU5972s, see
AAU5972 Installation Guide.
Typically, each eNodeB requires three AAUs, each of which will serve two cells (one inner
and one outer) for SSB. Each eNodeB will serve a total of six cells.
When AAU5972s are used, the configured power per channel for inner and outer cells must
meet the following requirements:
l For AAU5972s in the 1.8 GHz band, the configured power per channel for each of the
inner and outer cells must be less than or equal to 30 W. Typically, inner and outer cells
are assigned the same power: 4 x 30 W. The typical power configuration for a 20 MHz
cell is that CRS power is 16.9 dBm, PA is –3, and PB is 1.
l For AAU5972s in the other bands, the configured power per channel for each of the
inner and outer cells must be less than or equal to 40 W. Typically, inner and outer cells
are assigned the same power: 4 x 40 W. The typical power configuration for a 20 MHz
cell is that CRS power is 18.2 dBm, PA is –3, and PB is 1.

3.3.4 Others
For each eNodeB, three cells will change to six cells on two layers, with each cell covering a
120-degree arc, as illustrated in Figure 3-2.

Figure 3-2 Network change

To adapt to this change, the following network configurations must be re-planned:


l Neighboring cells
The increase in the number of cells results in more neighbor relationships. The total
number of neighbor relationships for each cell may reach the maximum, requiring
adjustments to the existing neighbor relationships.
l Physical random access channel (PRACH) root sequence indexes and physical cell
identifiers (PCIs)
The increase in the number of cells causes PRACH root sequence indexes and PCIs to be
reused a larger number of times with less distance between cells involved in the reuse.
As a result, the probabilities of PRACH root sequence index conflicts and PCI conflicts
rise, calling for optimization of the reuse.
l Angles between beams
It is recommended that the angle between the downtilts of the inner- and outer-cell
beams be 6 degrees. To enlarge the inner-cell coverage area, reduce the downtilt angle of
the inner-cell beam so that the angle between the beams decreases.
The re-planning of these configurations should also consider the reference signal (RS) power
per port before and after SSB is enabled:
l If the RS power remains stable, SSB has little impact on network planning because the
downtilt angle of each outer cell will be the same as that of each original cell by default.

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Network planning will focus on PCIs, neighboring cells, and PRACH root sequence
indexes.
l If the RS power decreases, network planning and optimization should consider downtilt
angles, angles between beams, RS power, and the settings of PA and PB.

3.4 Operation and Maintenance

3.4.1 Data Configuration

3.4.1.1 Data Preparation

Parameters
Table 3-1 and Table 3-2 describe the parameters used for activation and optimization,
respectively. This section does not describe the parameters related to cell establishment.

Table 3-1 Parameters involved in feature activation


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Antenna Number SECTOR.ANTNUM If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to 0.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to 8.

Antenna Config SECTOREQM.ANTCFGMODE If active ports on the


Mode AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to BEAM.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to
ANTENNAPORT.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Cell Beam Mode EUCELLSECTOREQM.CELLBEAM If active ports on an


MODE AAU5972 are used for
this function, the value
MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1
is recommended.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to
MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1
.

RRU Cabinet No. SECTOREQM.RRUCN If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to the cabinet
number of the AAU.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, this parameter
does not need to be set.

RRU Subrack No. SECTOREQM.RRUSRN If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to the subrack
number of the AAU.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, this parameter
does not need to be set.

RRU Slot No. SECTOREQM.RRUSN If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to the slot
number of the AAU.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, this parameter
does not need to be set.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Beam Shape SECTOREQM.BEAMSHAPE If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to
SEC_120DEG.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, this parameter
does not need to be set.

Beam Azimuth SECTOREQM.BEAMAZIMUTHOFF If active ports on the


Offset SET AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to None.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, this parameter
does not need to be set.

Beam Layer Split SECTOREQM.BEAMLAYERSPLIT If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to
INNER_LAYER for one
sector served by the
AAU and
OUTER_LAYER for
the other.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, this parameter
does not need to be set.

Antenna Number SECTOREQM.ANTNUM If active ports on the


AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to 0.
If passive ports on the
AAU are used for this
function, set this
parameter to 4.

Tilt RETSUBUNIT.TILT A difference of 6 degrees


is recommended between
the downtilt angles of the
inner and outer cells, so
as to form a beam angle
of 6 degrees.

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Table 3-2 Parameters used for function optimization


Parameter Parameter ID Option Setting Notes
Name

Vertical Multiple CellAlgoSwitch.VmsSw PrbBalanceSw If inner and outer cell


Sectors itch loads are imbalanced, you
Algorithm are advised to select this
Switch option to increase
downlink cell capacity.
Load balancing between
inner and outer cells,
which is triggered by
downlink PRB usage,
may reduce user-
perceived uplink
throughput when traffic is
imbalanced between
uplink and downlink.

VMS A3 Offset CellVMS.VmsA3Offset N/A Set this parameter based


on site conditions.

Max UE Number CellVMS.VmsHoUeNu N/A Set this parameter based


for Handover mTh on site conditions.
Out

Load Difference CellVMS.VmsPrbDiffT N/A Set this parameter based


Threshold h on site conditions.

Load Balancing CellVMS.VmsPrbLoad N/A Set this parameter based


Threshold Th on site conditions.

3.4.1.2 Using MML Commands

MML Command Example for Feature Activation


The following is an example of MML commands used to reconstruct a 2T2R or 4T4R cell for
SSB at active ports on an AAU.
//Removing original cell configurations
DEA CELL: LocalCellId=0;
RMV EUCELLSECTOREQM: LocalCellId=0, SectorEqmId=0;
RMV CELL: LocalCellId=0;
RMV SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=0;
RMV SECTOR: SECTORID=0;

//Adding back the following information as RMV CELL has been executed
ADD RRUCHAIN: RCN=0, TT=CHAIN, BM=COLD, AT=LOCALPORT, HSRN=0, HSN=2, HPN=0;

//Adding an AAU
ADD RRU: CN=0, SRN=60, SN=0, TP=TRUNK, RCN=0, PS=0, RT=AIRU, RS=LO, RXNUM=8,
TXNUM=8, MNTMODE=NORMAL, RFDCPWROFFALMDETECTSW=OFF;

//Adding a sector
ADD SECTOR: SECTORID=0, ANTNUM=0, CREATESECTOREQM=FALSE;

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//Adding sector equipment


//For the inner cell
ADD SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=0, SECTORID=0, ANTCFGMODE=BEAM, RRUCN=0, RRUSRN=60,
RRUSN=0, BEAMSHAPE=SEC_120DEG, BEAMLAYERSPLIT=INNER_LAYER, BEAMAZIMUTHOFFSET=None;
//For the outer cell
ADD SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=1, SECTORID=0, ANTCFGMODE=BEAM, RRUCN=0, RRUSRN=60,
RRUSN=0, BEAMSHAPE=SEC_120DEG, BEAMLAYERSPLIT=OUTER_LAYER, BEAMAZIMUTHOFFSET=None;

//Adding the cells, whose bandwidths must be the same


ADD CELL: LocalCellId=0, CellName="cell0", FreqBand=7, UlEarfcnCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
DlEarfcn=2850, UlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N25, DlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N25, CellId=59,
PhyCellId=59, FddTddInd=CELL_FDD, EuCellStandbyMode=ACTIVE, RootSequenceIdx=0,
CustomizedBandWidthCfgInd=NOT_CFG, EmergencyAreaIdCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
UePowerMaxCfgInd=NOT_CFG, MultiRruCellFlag=BOOLEAN_FALSE, CrsPortNum=CRS_PORT_4,
TxRxMode=4T4R;
ADD CELL: LocalCellId=1, CellName="cell1", FreqBand=7, UlEarfcnCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
DlEarfcn=2850, UlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N25, DlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N25, CellId=60,
PhyCellId=60, FddTddInd=CELL_FDD, EuCellStandbyMode=ACTIVE, RootSequenceIdx=0,
CustomizedBandWidthCfgInd=NOT_CFG, EmergencyAreaIdCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
UePowerMaxCfgInd=NOT_CFG, MultiRruCellFlag=BOOLEAN_FALSE, CrsPortNum=CRS_PORT_4,
TxRxMode=4T4R;

//Mapping sector equipment to the cells


ADD EUCELLSECTOREQM: LOCALCELLID=0, SECTOREQMID=0,
CellBeamMode=MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1, BeamId=0;
ADD EUCELLSECTOREQM: LOCALCELLID=1, SECTOREQMID=1,
CellBeamMode=MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1, BeamId=0;

//Adding RET antennas for the cells (Pay attention to the information provided in
the note at the end of this section.)
MOD ANTENNAPORT: CN=0, SRN=60, SN=0, PN=R0A, PWRSWITCH=ON;
ADD RET: DEVICENO=0, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30002A01Ay1";
ADD RET: DEVICENO=1, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30001B01By1";

//Setting downtilt angles for the RET antennas (Typically, downtilt angle for the
inner cell = downtilt angle for the outer cell + 6 degrees)
MOD RETSUBUNIT:DEVICENO=0,SUBUNITNO=1,TILT=120;
MOD RETSUBUNIT:DEVICENO=1,SUBUNITNO=1,TILT=60;

//Setting MIMO transmission mode for the cells


MOD CELLMIMOPARACFG:LOCALCELLID=0,MIMOADAPTIVESWITCH=CL_ADAPTIVE;
MOD CELLMIMOPARACFG:LOCALCELLID=1,MIMOADAPTIVESWITCH=CL_ADAPTIVE;

//Adding back the following information as RMV CELL has been executed
ADD CELLOP: LocalCellId=0, TrackingAreaId=0, MMECfgNum=CELL_MME_CFG_NUM_0;
ADD CELLOP: LocalCellId=1, TrackingAreaId=0, MMECfgNum=CELL_MME_CFG_NUM_0;

//Setting power
MOD PDSCHCFG: LocalCellId=0, ReferenceSignalPwr=169;
MOD PDSCHCFG: LocalCellId=1, ReferenceSignalPwr=169;

//Activating the cells


ACT CELL:LOCALCELLID=0;
ACT CELL:LOCALCELLID=1;

The following is an example of MML commands used to reconstruct a 2T2R or 4T4R cell for
SSB at passive ports on an AAU.
//Removing original cell configurations
DEA CELL: LocalCellId=1;
RMV EUCELLSECTOREQM: LocalCellId=1, SectorEqmId=1;
RMV CELL: LocalCellId=1;
RMV SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=1;
RMV SECTOR: SECTORID=1;

//Adding back the following information as RMV CELL has been executed
ADD RRUCHAIN: RCN=1, TT=CHAIN, BM=COLD, AT=LOCALPORT, HSRN=0, HSN=2, HPN=0;
ADD RRUCHAIN: RCN=2, TT=CHAIN, BM=COLD, AT=LOCALPORT, HSRN=0, HSN=2, HPN=0;

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//Adding the RRUs that the AAU is connected to


ADD RRU: CN=0, SRN=61, SN=0, TP=TRUNK, RCN=1, PS=0, RT=MRRU, RS=LO, RXNUM=4,
TXNUM=4, MNTMODE=NORMAL, RFDCPWROFFALMDETECTSW=OFF;
ADD RRU: CN=0, SRN=62, SN=0, TP=TRUNK, RCN=2, PS=1, RT=MRRU, RS=LO, RXNUM=4,
TXNUM=4, MNTMODE=NORMAL, RFDCPWROFFALMDETECTSW=OFF;

//Adding a sector
ADD SECTOR: SECTORID=1, ANTNUM=8, ANT1CN=0, ANT1SRN=61, ANT1SN=0, ANT1N=R0A,
ANT2CN=0, ANT2SRN=61, ANT2SN=0, ANT2N=R0B, ANT3CN=0, ANT3SRN=61, ANT3SN=0,
ANT3N=R0C, ANT4CN=0, ANT4SRN=61, ANT4SN=0, ANT4N=R0D, ANT5CN=0, ANT5SRN=62,
ANT5SN=0, ANT5N=R0A, ANT6CN=0, ANT6SRN=62, ANT6SN=0, ANT6N=R0B, ANT7CN=0,
ANT7SRN=62, ANT7SN=0, ANT7N=R0C, ANT8CN=0, ANT8SRN=62, ANT8SN=0, ANT8N=R0D,
CREATESECTOREQM=FALSE;

//Adding sector equipment


ADD SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=2, SECTORID=1, ANTCFGMODE=ANTENNAPORT, ANTNUM=4,
ANT1CN=0, ANT1SRN=61, ANT1SN=0, ANT1N=R0A, ANTTYPE1=RXTX_MODE, ANT2CN=0,
ANT2SRN=61, ANT2SN=0, ANT2N=R0B, ANTTYPE2=RXTX_MODE, ANT3CN=0, ANT3SRN=61,
ANT3SN=0, ANT3N=R0C, ANTTYPE3=RXTX_MODE, ANT4CN=0, ANT4SRN=61, ANT4SN=0,
ANT4N=R0D, ANTTYPE4=RXTX_MODE;
ADD SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=3, SECTORID=1, ANTCFGMODE=ANTENNAPORT, ANTNUM=4,
ANT1CN=0, ANT1SRN=62, ANT1SN=0, ANT1N=R0A, ANTTYPE1=RXTX_MODE, ANT2CN=0,
ANT2SRN=62, ANT2SN=0, ANT2N=R0B, ANTTYPE2=RXTX_MODE, ANT3CN=0, ANT3SRN=62,
ANT3SN=0, ANT3N=R0C, ANTTYPE3=RXTX_MODE, ANT4CN=0, ANT4SRN=62, ANT4SN=0,
ANT4N=R0D, ANTTYPE4=RXTX_MODE;

//Adding cells, whose bandwidths must be the same


ADD CELL: LocalCellId=2, CellName="cell2", FreqBand=7, UlEarfcnCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
DlEarfcn=2850, UlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N50, DlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N50, CellId=61,
PhyCellId=61, FddTddInd=CELL_FDD, EuCellStandbyMode=ACTIVE, RootSequenceIdx=0,
CustomizedBandWidthCfgInd=NOT_CFG, EmergencyAreaIdCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
UePowerMaxCfgInd=NOT_CFG, MultiRruCellFlag=BOOLEAN_FALSE, CrsPortNum=CRS_PORT_4,
TxRxMode=4T4R;
ADD CELL: LocalCellId=3, CellName="cell3", FreqBand=7, UlEarfcnCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
DlEarfcn=2850, UlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N50, DlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N50, CellId=62,
PhyCellId=62, FddTddInd=CELL_FDD, EuCellStandbyMode=ACTIVE, RootSequenceIdx=0,
CustomizedBandWidthCfgInd=NOT_CFG, EmergencyAreaIdCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
UePowerMaxCfgInd=NOT_CFG, MultiRruCellFlag=BOOLEAN_FALSE, CrsPortNum=CRS_PORT_4,
TxRxMode=4T4R;

//Mapping sector equipment to the cells


ADD EUCELLSECTOREQM: LOCALCELLID=2, SECTOREQMID=2, CellBeamMode=MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1,
BeamId=0;
ADD EUCELLSECTOREQM: LOCALCELLID=3, SECTOREQMID=3, CellBeamMode=MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1,
BeamId=0;

//Adding RET antennas (Skip this step if RET antennas have been added for the
cells served by the active ports on the AAU.)
MOD ANTENNAPORT: CN=0, SRN=60, SN=0, PN=R0A, PWRSWITCH=ON;
ADD RET: DEVICENO=0, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30002A01Ay1";
ADD RET: DEVICENO=1, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30001B01By1";

/*Adding the relationships between the RRUs and the RET antennas
(Do not set the TILT parameter if it has been specified for the cells served by
the active ports on the AAU.)*/
MOD RETSUBUNIT: DEVICENO=0, SUBUNITNO=1, CONNCN1=0, CONNSRN1=61, CONNSN1=0,
CONNPN1=R0A, TILT=120;
MOD RETSUBUNIT: DEVICENO=1, SUBUNITNO=1, CONNCN1=0, CONNSRN1=62, CONNSN1=0,
CONNPN1=R0A, TILT=60;

//Setting MIMO transmission mode


MOD CELLMIMOPARACFG: LOCALCELLID=2, MIMOADAPTIVESWITCH=CL_ADAPTIVE;
MOD CELLMIMOPARACFG: LOCALCELLID=3, MIMOADAPTIVESWITCH=CL_ADAPTIVE;

//Adding back the following information as RMV CELL has been executed
ADD CELLOP: LocalCellId=2, TrackingAreaId=0, MMECfgNum=CELL_MME_CFG_NUM_0;

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ADD CELLOP: LocalCellId=3, TrackingAreaId=0, MMECfgNum=CELL_MME_CFG_NUM_0;

//Setting power
MOD PDSCHCFG: LocalCellId=2, ReferenceSignalPwr=182;
MOD PDSCHCFG: LocalCellId=3, ReferenceSignalPwr=182;

//Enabling passive-port channel calibration for the AAU (The period must be 30
min for both inner and outer cells. If the two cells have different period
settings, the value for the outer cell takes effect in both cells.)
MOD RRUJOINTCALPARACFG: LOCALCELLID=2, AauPassivePortCalibPeriod=6;
MOD RRUJOINTCALPARACFG: LOCALCELLID=3, AauPassivePortCalibPeriod=6;

//Activating the cells (Cells served by the passive ports on an AAU can be
activated only when the relationships between the RRUs and the RET antennas have
been added.)
ACT CELL: LOCALCELLID=2;
ACT CELL: LOCALCELLID=3;

NOTE

The serial number of each RET antenna can be queried by running the SCN ALD command.
If the sixth digit from right to left of a serial number is A (for example, M2194G30002A01Ay1), the
RET antenna must be configured to serve the inner cell. If the digit is B (for example,
M2194G30001B01By1), the RET antenna must be configured to serve the outer cell.

MML Command Example for Parameter Optimization


Unbalanced UE distribution or cell-level PRB usage between the inner and outer cells may
limit the gains produced by this feature. If this is the case, use either of the following methods
to increase feature gains:
l Adjust the downtilt angles for the cells by setting the RETSUBUNIT.TILT parameter.
//Setting downtilt angles for the RET antennas (Typically, downtilt angle for
the inner cell = downtilt angle for the outer cell + 6 degrees)
MOD RETSUBUNIT:DEVICENO=0,SUBUNITNO=1,TILT=120;
MOD RETSUBUNIT:DEVICENO=1,SUBUNITNO=1,TILT=60;

l Enable load balancing between inner and outer cells.


//Turning on the load balancing switch
MOD CELLALGOSWITCH:LOCALCELLID=0,VMSSWITCH=PRBBALANCESW-1;
MOD CELLALGOSWITCH:LOCALCELLID=1,VMSSWITCH=PRBBALANCESW-1;
//Setting load balancing parameters
MOD
CELLVMS:LOCALCELLID=0,VMSHOUENUMTH=1,VMSPRBDIFFTH=40,VMSPRBLOADTH=80,VMSA3OFFS
ET=3;
MOD
CELLVMS:LOCALCELLID=1,VMSHOUENUMTH=1,VMSPRBDIFFTH=40,VMSPRBLOADTH=80,VMSA3OFFS
ET=3;

3.4.1.3 Using the CME


For detailed operations, see CME-based Feature Configuration.

3.4.2 Activation Verification


l Run the DSP CELL command. If the inner and outer cells are available, SSB has taken
effect.
l Observe the following counters:
– L.HHO.IntraFreq.Load.ExecSuccOut
– L.HHO.IntraFreq.Load.ExecAttOut
If either of them produces a non-zero value, load balancing between inner and outer cells
has taken effect.

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3.4.3 Network Monitoring


l Cell traffic volume increases.
Calculate the percent increase in the traffic volume when PRB usage remains unchanged.
You are advised to observe the increase using a scatter diagram, as shown in Figure 3-3.
Traffic volume in the original cell = L.Thrp.bits.DL
Traffic volume after SSB is used = Sum of the L.Thrp.bits.DL counter values for the
inner and outer cells

Figure 3-3 Example scatter diagram of PRB usage and traffic volume

l Average UE throughput increases.


Calculate the percent increase in the average UE throughput when cell traffic volume
remains unchanged. You are advised to observe the increase using a scatter diagram.
Average UE throughput in the original cell = (L.Thrp.bits.DL –
L.Thrp.bits.DL.LastTTI)/L.Thrp.Time.DL.RmvLastTTI
Average UE throughput after SSB is used = (Sum of L.Thrp.bits.DL of the inner and
outer cells – Sum of L.Thrp.bits.DL.LastTTI of the inner and outer cells)/Sum of
L.Thrp.Time.DL.RmvLastTTI of the inner and outer cells
l Other aspects
– The average downlink PRB usage of a single cell may decrease, while the eNodeB
traffic volume increases.
– The percentage of times rank 1 is reported (indicated by L.ChMeas.RI.Rank1) will
increase, resulting in a lower probability that any single UE will achieve the peak
data rate.
– The increase in the number of cells results in more cell edge areas and therefore
more handovers. The handover success rate may decrease, and the number of RRC
connection reestablishments and the service drop rate may rise.

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4 8T8R Cells

4.1 Principles
Each AAU can be configured to serve one or more 8T8R cells. The cell bandwidth must be at
least 5 MHz. In these cells, 8-antenna receive diversity is available in the uplink, and 4x2 or
4x4 MIMO is available in the downlink. Transmission mode 9 (TM9) is currently not
supported. For details about MIMO, see MIMO Feature Parameter Description.
Uplink 8-antenna receive diversity requires at least eight receive channels. The eight receive
channels can receive a single UE's signals from different directions to improve reception
quality.
The numbers of receive and transmit channels for individual cells are specified by the
Cell.TxRxMode parameter.

4.2 Network Analysis

4.2.1 Benefits
Uplink 8-antenna receive diversity in 8T8R cells offers the following benefits over uplink 2-
antenna receive diversity.
Gains Impact Factor

The average uplink UE throughput increases For a single UE, the farther it is from the
by 10% to 70%. cell center, the higher the gains are.
For a cell, the more the cell-edge UEs, the
higher the gains.

4.2.2 Impacts
Network Impacts
None

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Feature Impacts
Feature ID/ Feature/Function Description
Function Switch Name

MRFD-231808 GSM and LTE Buffer Spectrum-related features affect


Zone Optimization(LTE) channel calibration and therefore affect
the performance of cells served by
AAUs. These features are not
recommended for the cells served by
AAUs.

4.3 Requirements

4.3.1 Licenses
This function requires the license for 3D Beamforming. The other two licenses in the
following table are recommended so that this function can achieve its optimal performance.
Feature ID Feature Name Model Sales Unit

LEOFD-121204 3D Beamforming LT1S003DBF00 Per Cell

LOFD-001003 DL 4x2 MIMO LT1S0D4I2O00 Per cell

LOFD-001005 UL 4-Antenna LT1S0U4ARD00 Per cell


Receive Diversity

The license in the following table is recommended for networks with a high penetration rate
of 4R UEs to achieve the optimal performance of this function.

Feature ID Feature Name Model Sales Unit

LOFD-001060 DL 4x4 MIMO LT1S0DMIMO00 Per cell

4.3.2 Software

Prerequisite Features
None

Mutually Exclusive Features


Feature ID/Function Switch Feature/Function Name

LOFD-001039 RF Channel Intelligent Shutdown

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Feature ID/Function Switch Feature/Function Name

LOFD-001040 Low Power Consumption Mode

LOFD-001009 Extended Cell Access Radius

LOFD-081223 Extended Cell Access Radius Beyond 100km

LAOFD-120201 DL CoMP

LOFD-001002 UL 2x2 MU-MIMO

LOFD-001058 UL 2x4 MU-MIMO

LOFD-001031 Extended CP

LOFD-001066 Intra-eNodeB UL CoMP

LOFD-070222 Intra-eNodeB UL CoMP Phase II

LOFD-070223 UL CoMP Based on Coordinated eNodeB

LOFD-001007 High Speed Mobility

LOFD-001008 Ultra High Speed Mobility

MRFD-090202 GSM and LTE FDD Dynamic Spectrum


Sharing(LTE FDD)

LOFD-111205 CDMA and LTE Zero Bufferzone (LTE FDD)

MRFD-111401 GSM and LTE Zero Bufferzone

MRFD-101221 UL Refarming Zero Bufferzone

LEOFD-111302 Flexible Bandwidth based on Overlap Carriers

PUSCHCfg.HoppingMode being Intra- and inter-subframe frequency hopping


set to
INTRA_AND_INTER_SUB_FRA
ME

EDlMaxTXPwrSwitch option of Increase in the maximum cell transmit power


the
CellAlgoSwitch.DlPcAlgoSwitch
parameter

CellAlgoSwitch.PwrDeratSwitch Power derating

CellDlCoverEnhanceSwitch Downlink cell coverage enhancement in


option of the LBFD-070106 PDSCH Efficiency Improvement
CellAlgoSwitch.CellDlCoverEnha
nceSwitch parameter

CellAlgoSwitch.DynAdjVoltSwitch Dynamic voltage adjustment in LOFD-001025


Adaptive Power Consumption

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4.3.3 Hardware

Base Station Models


Only 3900 or 5900 series base stations are compatible with this function.

Boards
The BBPs must be UBBPe4 boards.

RF Modules
AAU5972s must be used.

AAU5972s in the 1.8 GHz band contain both radio and antenna modules. Power supplies
must be directly connected to the AAUs, and those AAUs must be connected to the BBUs of
eNodeBs through CPRI optical cables. AAU5972s in other bands contain only antenna
modules. They must be connected to external radio units. These AAUs supply power to the
radio units, which are then connected to BBUs through CPRI optical cables. For details about
how to install AAU5972s, see AAU5972 Installation Guide.

The following are the constraints on the maximum power per channel in AAU5972s:
l For AAU5972s in the 1.8 GHz band, the power must not exceed 47.7 dBm. (The
maximum power configuration is 4 x 60 W. For example, CRS power is 19.9 dBm, PA is
–3, and PB is 1 for a 20 MHz cell.)
l For AAU5972s in other bands, the power must not exceed 49 dBm. (The maximum
power configuration is 4 x 80 W. For example, CRS power is 21.2 dBm, PA is –3, and
PB is 1 for a 20 MHz cell.)

4.3.4 Others
No requirements

4.4 Operation and Maintenance

4.4.1 Data Configuration

4.4.1.1 Data Preparation

Parameters
Table 4-1 describes the parameters used for function activation. This section does not
describe the parameters related to cell establishment.

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Table 4-1 Parameters involved in feature activation


Parameter Parameter ID Option Setting Notes
Name

Antenna SECTOR.ANTNUM N/A If active ports on


Number the AAU are used
for this function,
set this parameter
to 0.
If passive ports on
the AAU are used
for this function,
set this parameter
to 8.

Antenna SECTOREQM.ANTCFG N/A If active ports on


Config Mode MODE the AAU are used
for this function,
set this parameter
to BEAM.
If passive ports on
the AAU are used
for this function,
set this parameter
to
ANTENNAPOR
T.

Cell Beam eUCellSectorEqm.CELL N/A Set this parameter


Mode BEAMMODE to
MASSIVE_MIM
O_Ph1.

RRU Cabinet SECTOREQM.RRUCN N/A If active ports on


No. the AAU are used
for this function,
this parameter
must be set.
If passive ports on
the AAU are used
for this function,
this parameter
does not need to
be set.

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Parameter Parameter ID Option Setting Notes


Name

RRU Subrack SECTOREQM.RRUSRN N/A If active ports on


No. the AAU are used
for this function,
this parameter
must be set.
If passive ports on
the AAU are used
for this function,
this parameter
does not need to
be set.

RRU Slot No. SECTOREQM.RRUSN N/A If active ports on


the AAU are used
for this function,
this parameter
must be set.
If passive ports on
the AAU are used
for this function,
this parameter
does not need to
be set.

Cell Cell.TxRxMode N/A Set this parameter


transmission to 8T8R.
and reception
mode

Tilt RETSUBUNIT.TILT N/A An identical


downtilt angle
must be set for
8T8R cells.

4.4.1.2 Using MML Commands

Activation Command Examples


The following is an example of MML commands used to reconstruct a 2T2R or 4T4R cell
into an 8T8R cell at active ports on an AAU.
//Deactivating the original cell
DEA CELL: LocalCellId=0;
//Removing the original antennas
RMV RET: DEVICENO=0, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW";

//Setting the following data if the cabinet number, subrack number, and slot
number of the AAU are different from those of the previous RRU
//(Skip this command if the cabinet number, subrack number, and slot number of
the AAU are the same as those of the previous RRU.)
ADD RRUCHAIN: RCN=0, TT=CHAIN, BM=COLD, AT=LOCALPORT, HSRN=0, HSN=2, HPN=0;

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//Adding the AAU


ADD RRU: CN=0, SRN=60, SN=0, TP=TRUNK, RCN=0, PS=0, RT=AIRU, RS=LO, RXNUM=8,
TXNUM=8, MNTMODE=NORMAL, RFDCPWROFFALMDETECTSW=OFF;

//Setting the sector


MOD SECTOR: SECTORID=0, ANTNUM=0, CREATESECTOREQM=FALSE;

//Setting the sector equipment


MOD SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=2, SECTORID=0, ANTCFGMODE=BEAM, RRUCN=0, RRUSRN=60,
RRUSN=0, BEAMSHAPE=SEC_120DEG, BEAMLAYERSPLIT=None, BEAMAZIMUTHOFFSET=None;

//Setting the LTE cell


MOD CELL: LocalCellId=0, CellName="0", NbCellFlag=FALSE, FreqBand=7,
UlEarfcnCfgInd=NOT_CFG, DlEarfcn=3040, UlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N100,
DlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N100, CellId=0, PhyCellId=0, FddTddInd=CELL_FDD,
EuCellStandbyMode=ACTIVE, RootSequenceIdx=0, CustomizedBandWidthCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
EmergencyAreaIdCfgInd=NOT_CFG, UePowerMaxCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
MultiRruCellFlag=BOOLEAN_FALSE, CrsPortNum=CRS_PORT_4, TxRxMode=8T8R;

//Mapping the sector equipment to the LTE cell


MOD EUCELLSECTOREQM: LocalCellId=0, SectorEqmId=2, CellBeamMode=MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1,
BeamId=0;

//Adding RET antennas


MOD ANTENNAPORT: CN=0, SRN=60, SN=0, PN=R0A, PWRSWITCH=ON;
ADD RET: DEVICENO=0, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30002A01Ay1";
ADD RET: DEVICENO=1, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30001B01By1";

//Setting an identical electrical downtilt angle for the RET antennas


MOD RETSUBUNIT: DEVICENO=0, SUBUNITNO=1, TILT=60;
MOD RETSUBUNIT: DEVICENO=1, SUBUNITNO=1, TILT=60;

//Configuring the PDSCH


MOD PDSCHCFG: LocalCellId=0, ReferenceSignalPwr=199, Pb=1;
MOD CELLDLPCPDSCHPA:LOCALCELLID=0,PAPCOFF=DB_3_P_A;

//Activating the LTE cell


ACT CELL: LocalCellId=0;

//Enabling closed-loop adaptation for MIMO


MOD CELLMIMOPARACFG: LocalCellId=0, MIMOADAPTIVESWITCH=CL_ADAPTIVE;

The following is an example of MML commands used to reconstruct a 2T2R or 4T4R cell
into an 8T8R cell at passive ports on an AAU.
//Deactivating the original cell
DEA CELL: LocalCellId=1;
//Removing the original antennas
RMV RET: DEVICENO=1, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=61, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW";

//Adding the following data for two new RRUs


ADD RRUCHAIN: RCN=1, TT=CHAIN, BM=COLD, AT=LOCALPORT, HSRN=0, HSN=2, HPN=0;
ADD RRUCHAIN: RCN=2, TT=CHAIN, BM=COLD, AT=LOCALPORT, HSRN=0, HSN=2, HPN=0;

//Adding the RRUs that the AAU is connected to


ADD RRU: CN=0, SRN=61, SN=0, TP=TRUNK, RCN=1, PS=0, RT=MRRU, RS=LO, RXNUM=4,
TXNUM=4, MNTMODE=NORMAL, RFDCPWROFFALMDETECTSW=OFF;
ADD RRU: CN=0, SRN=62, SN=0, TP=TRUNK, RCN=2, PS=1, RT=MRRU, RS=LO, RXNUM=4,
TXNUM=4, MNTMODE=NORMAL, RFDCPWROFFALMDETECTSW=OFF;

//Setting the sector


MOD SECTOR: SECTORID=1, ANTNUM=8, ANT1CN=0, ANT1SRN=61, ANT1SN=0, ANT1N=R0A,
ANT2CN=0, ANT2SRN=61, ANT2SN=0, ANT2N=R0B, ANT3CN=0, ANT3SRN=61, ANT3SN=0,
ANT3N=R0C, ANT4CN=0, ANT4SRN=61, ANT4SN=0, ANT4N=R0D, ANT5CN=0, ANT5SRN=62,
ANT5SN=0, ANT5N=R0A, ANT6CN=0, ANT6SRN=62, ANT6SN=0, ANT6N=R0B, ANT7CN=0,
ANT7SRN=62, ANT7SN=0, ANT7N=R0C, ANT8CN=0, ANT8SRN=62, ANT8SN=0, ANT8N=R0D,
CREATESECTOREQM=TRUE, SECTOREQMID=0;

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//Setting the sector equipment


MOD SECTOREQM: SECTOREQMID=1, SECTORID=1, ANTCFGMODE=ANTENNAPORT, ANTNUM=8,
ANT1CN=0, ANT1SRN=61, ANT1SN=0, ANT1N=R0A, ANTTYPE1=RXTX_MODE, ANT2CN=0,
ANT2SRN=61, ANT2SN=0, ANT2N=R0B, ANTTYPE2=RXTX_MODE, ANT3CN=0, ANT3SRN=61,
ANT3SN=0, ANT3N=R0C, ANTTYPE3=RXTX_MODE, ANT4CN=0, ANT4SRN=61, ANT4SN=0,
ANT4N=R0D, ANTTYPE4=RXTX_MODE, ANT5CN=0, ANT5SRN=62, ANT5SN=0, ANT5N=R0A,
ANTTYPE5=RXTX_MODE, ANT6CN=0, ANT6SRN=62, ANT6SN=0, ANT6N=R0B,
ANTTYPE6=RXTX_MODE, ANT7CN=0, ANT7SRN=62, ANT7SN=0, ANT7N=R0C,
ANTTYPE7=RXTX_MODE, ANT8CN=0, ANT8SRN=62, ANT8SN=0, ANT8N=R0D, ANTTYPE8=RXTX_MODE;

//Setting the cell


MOD CELL: LocalCellId=1, CellName="cell1", FreqBand=7, UlEarfcnCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
DlEarfcn=2850, UlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N50, DlBandWidth=CELL_BW_N50, CellId=65,
PhyCellId=65, FddTddInd=CELL_FDD, EuCellStandbyMode=ACTIVE, RootSequenceIdx=0,
CustomizedBandWidthCfgInd=NOT_CFG, EmergencyAreaIdCfgInd=NOT_CFG,
UePowerMaxCfgInd=NOT_CFG, MultiRruCellFlag=BOOLEAN_FALSE, CrsPortNum=CRS_PORT_4,
TxRxMode=8T8R;

//Mapping sector equipment to the cell


ADD EUCELLSECTOREQM: LOCALCELLID=1, SECTOREQMID=1, CellBeamMode=MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1,
BeamId=0;

//Adding RET antennas (Skip this step if RET antennas have been added for the
cells served by the active ports on the AAU.)
MOD ANTENNAPORT: CN=0, SRN=60, SN=0, PN=R0A, PWRSWITCH=ON;
ADD RET: DEVICENO=0, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30002A01Ay1";
ADD RET: DEVICENO=1, CTRLCN=0, CTRLSRN=60, CTRLSN=0, RETTYPE=SINGLE_RET,
SCENARIO=DAISY_CHAIN, VENDORCODE="HW", SERIALNO="M2194G30001B01By1";

//Adding the relationships between the RRUs and the RET antennas (Do not set the
TILT parameter if it has been specified for the cells served by the active ports
on the AAU.)
MOD RETSUBUNIT: DEVICENO=0, SUBUNITNO=1, CONNCN1=0, CONNSRN1=61, CONNSN1=0,
CONNPN1=R0A, TILT=60;
MOD RETSUBUNIT: DEVICENO=1, SUBUNITNO=1, CONNCN1=0, CONNSRN1=62, CONNSN1=0,
CONNPN1=R0A, TILT=60;

//Configuring the PDSCH


MOD PDSCHCFG: LocalCellId=1, ReferenceSignalPwr=212, Pb=1;

//Enabling closed-loop adaptation for MIMO


MOD CELLMIMOPARACFG: LocalCellId=1, MIMOADAPTIVESWITCH=CL_ADAPTIVE;

//Enabling passive-port channel calibration for the AAU (period = 30 min)


MOD RRUJOINTCALPARACFG: LOCALCELLID=1, AauPassivePortCalibPeriod=6;

//Activating the cell (Cells served by the passive ports on an AAU can be
activated only when the relationships between the RRUs and the RET antennas have
been added.)
ACT CELL: LOCALCELLID=1;

Optimization Configuration Examples


None

4.4.1.3 Using the CME


For detailed operations, see CME-based Feature Configuration.

4.4.2 Activation Verification


To verify uplink 8-antenna receive diversity, do as follows:

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On the U2000 client, start a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) monitoring task to
monitor the RSSIs of antennas. If the RSSIs of antennas 0 to 7 are all valid values, uplink 8-
antenna receive diversity has taken effect.

4.4.3 Network Monitoring


Monitor the average uplink UE throughput, which is expected to rise.
Average uplink UE throughput = (L.Thrp.bits.UL – L.Thrp.bits.UE.UL.LastTTI)/
L.Thrp.Time.UE.UL.RmvLastTTI

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5 Parameters

Table 5-1 Parameters


MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description
ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

RETSU TILT MOD MRFD- Connect Meaning: Indicates the antenna tilt of the RET
BUNIT RETSU 210601 ion with subunit. If this parameter is set to 32767, it is invalid
BUNIT MRFD- TMA and the actual tilt is not changed.
MOD 210602 (Tower GUI Value Range: -300~300,32767
RETTIL Mounte
WRFD- d Unit: 0.1degree
T 060003 Amplifi Actual Value Range: -30~30,3276.7, step:0.1
LST LEOFD- er)
RETSU Default Value: 32767
121204 Remote
BUNIT
Electrica
l Tilt
Same
Band
Antenna
Sharing
Unit
(900Mh
z)
3D
Beamfor
ming

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ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellAlg VmsSwi MOD LEOFD- 3D Meaning:


oSwitch tch CELLA 121204 Beamfor Indicates whether to enable algorithms related to
LGOSW ming vertical multiple sectors (VMS). This parameter
ITCH applies only to LTE FDD.
LST
CELLA PrbBalanceSw: If this option is selected, load
LGOSW balancing between inner and outer cells is enabled. If
ITCH this option is deselected, load balancing between inner
and outer cells is disabled.
GUI Value Range: PrbBalanceSw(PrbBalanceSw)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: PrbBalanceSw
Default Value: PrbBalanceSw:Off

CellVM VmsHo MOD LEOFD- 3D Meaning: Indicates the maximum number of UEs that
S UeNum CELLV 121204 Beamfor can be transferred within 10s. This parameter is used
Th MS ming to prevent too many UEs from being transferred at a
LST time to neighboring cells to cause significant impact
CELLV on neighboring cells. This parameter applies only to
MS LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range: 1~10
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: 1~10
Default Value: 1

CellVM VmsPrb MOD LEOFD- 3D Meaning: Indicates the PRB usage threshold for
S LoadTh CELLV 121204 Beamfor triggering MLB. MLB is triggered if the PRB usage of
MS ming the serving cell is higher than this parameter value.
LST This parameter applies only to LTE FDD.
CELLV GUI Value Range: 1~99
MS Unit: %
Actual Value Range: 1~99
Default Value: 80

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ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellVM VmsPrb MOD LEOFD- 3D Meaning: Indicates the threshold of PRB usage
S DiffTh CELLV 121204 Beamfor difference between the serving cell and a neighboring
MS ming cell. When the result of the PRB usage of the serving
LST cell minus that of a neighboring cell in a cluster is
CELLV greater than the parameter value, this neighboring cell
MS can be a target cell for MLB. This parameter applies
only to LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range: 1~99
Unit: %
Actual Value Range: 1~99
Default Value: 40

IntraFre IntraFre ADD LBFD-0 Coverag Meaning: Indicates the offset for event A3. If the
qHoGro qHoA3 INTRA 0201801 e Based parameter is set to a large value, an intra-frequency
up Offset FREQH / Intra- handover is performed only when the signal quality of
OGROU TDLBF frequenc the neighboring cell is significantly better than that of
P D-00201 y the serving cell and other triggering conditions are
MOD 801 Handov met. For details, see 3GPP TS 36.331. This parameter
INTRA LEOFD- er applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
FREQH 121204 3D GUI Value Range: -30~30
OGROU Beamfor Unit: 0.5dB
P ming
Actual Value Range: -15~15
LST
INTRA Default Value: 2
FREQH
OGROU
P

CellVM VmsA3 MOD LEOFD- 3D Meaning: Indicates the intra-frequency handover


S Offset CELLV 121204 Beamfor offset between the inner and outer cells. This
MS ming parameter applies only to LTE FDD.
LST GUI Value Range: 0~20
CELLV Unit: dB
MS
Actual Value Range: 0~20
Default Value: 3

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ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

ENodeB EutranV MOD TDLBF Support Meaning: Indicates whether the VoIP services are
AlgoSwi oipSupp ENODE D-08110 of enabled in the E-UTRAN cell. This parameter is used
tch ortSwitc BALGO 1 VoLTE for determining whether the establishment, incoming
h SWITC handover , admission, and reestablishment of VoIP
H services is allowed. This parameter applies only to
LST LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
ENODE GUI Value Range: OFF(Off), ON(On)
BALGO Unit: None
SWITC
H Actual Value Range: OFF, ON
Default Value: ON(On)

PDSCH TxChnP MOD LOFD-0 DL 4x2 Meaning:


Cfg owerCfg PDSCH 01003 MIMO Indicates whether to enable algorithms related to
Sw CFG LOFD-0 DL 4x4 transmit channel power configurations.
LST 01060 MIMO
PDSCH SINGLE_CA_PWR_SHARE_SW_FOR_4T:
LEOFD- Virtual Indicates whether to enable single carrier power
CFG 111305 4T4R sharing for 4T. This option applies only to LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range:
SINGLE_CA_PWR_SHARE_SW_FOR_4T(SINGLE
_CA_PWR_SHARE_SW_FOR_4T)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range:
SINGLE_CA_PWR_SHARE_SW_FOR_4T
Default Value:
SINGLE_CA_PWR_SHARE_SW_FOR_4T:Off

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nd

CellAlg CellDlC MOD LBFD-0 PDSCH Meaning:


oSwitch overEnh CELLA 70106 Efficien DlCellCoverEnhanceAlgoSw: Indicates whether to
anceSwi LGOSW LEOFD- cy enable cell coverage enhancement. Enabling this
tch ITCH 121204 Improve function can increase the throughput of cell edge UEs
LST ment (CEUs) and improve cell coverage.
CELLA 3D
LGOSW Beamfor AdptCellEdgePwrAllocSw: Indicates whether to
ITCH ming enable adaptive power matching. Enabling this
function in a lightly loaded wide coverage area helps
improve the performance of CEUs. This function is
enabled only when this option is selected. This option
applies only to LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range: DlCellCoverEnhanceAl-
goSw(DlCellCoverEnhanceAlgoSw),
AdptCellEdgePwrAllocSw(AdptCellEdgePwrAl-
locSw)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: DlCellCoverEnhanceAlgoSw,
AdptCellEdgePwrAllocSw
Default Value: DlCellCoverEnhanceAlgoSw:off,
AdptCellEdgePwrAllocSw:off

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nd

CellAlg DlPcAlg MOD LBFD-0 Physical Meaning:


oSwitch oSwitch CELLA 02003 / Channel Indicates whether to enable power control for the
LGOSW TDLBF Manage PDSCH, PDCCH, and PHICH.
ITCH D-00200 ment
LST 3 Dynami PdschSpsPcSwitch: If this option is deselected, power
CELLA LBFD-0 c is allocated evenly during semi-persistent scheduling
LGOSW 02016 / Downlin on the PDSCH. If this option is selected, power
ITCH TDLBF k Power control is applied during semi-persistent scheduling
D-00201 Allocati on the PDSCH, ensuring quality (indicated by IBLER)
6 on of VoIP services in the QPSK modulation scheme.
This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
TDLOF Single
D-00104 Streami PhichInnerLoopPcSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
9 ng PHICH inner-loop power control. If this option is
TDLOF Beamfor deselected, only the initial transmit power for the
D-00106 ming PHICH is set. If this option is selected, the eNodeB
1 Dual controls the physical channel transmit power for the
Streami convergence of the receive SINR to the target SINR.
LOFD-0 This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
01051 ng
Beamfor PdcchPcSwitch: Indicates whether to enable PDCCH
LEOFD- ming
121204 power control. If this option is deselected, power is
Compac allocated evenly on the PDCCH. If this option is
t selected, the PDCCH power is adjusted dynamically.
Bandwi This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
dth
EDlMaxTXPwrSwitch: If this option is deselected, the
3D maximum transmit power of the cell is determined by
Beamfor the RS power and the scaling factor indexes Pa and
ming Pb. If this option is selected, the maximum transmit
power of the cell can be increased to improve the cell
RB usage. This option has no impact on 10 MHz, 15
MHz and 20 MHz LTE TDD cells. This option applies
only to LTE FDD.
BFModeUserPwrSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
power optimization for beamforming UEs. If this
option is deselected, the original power allocation
scheme is adopted for beamforming UEs. If this
option is selected, the eNodeB uses the configured
power headroom to increase the power for
beamforming UEs. This option applies only to LTE
TDD.
SigPowerIncreaseSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
signaling power improvement. If this option is
selected, the PDSCH transmit power increases when
scheduling is performed for downlink retransmission
of signaling during network entry. This option applies
only to LTE TDD.

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ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

BFModeUserAdptPwrSwitch: Indicates whether to


enable power adaptation for beamforming UEs. If this
option is selected, the eNodeB adaptively increases
the power of beamforming UEs in the cell based on
the available power of the RRU and loads at
neighboring cell edges. In this way, the average cell
throughput increases. This option applies only to LTE
TDD.
BfEnhChnPwrFormSwitch: Indicates whether to
enable enhanced channel power forming for
beamforming. If this option is selected, the eNodeB
determines the TX power differences between
antennas based on the Eigen beamforming weights of
the antennas, determines the channel power headroom
based on the percentage of the number of idle RBs
available in the current TTI in downlink scheduling,
and flexibly allocates TX power to each channel of the
RRU. This option applies only to LTE TDD.
DlNonStandardBwMaxPwrSwitch: If this option is
deselected, the eNodeB determines the maximum
transmit power of a cell of a non-standard bandwidth
based on the number of available downlink RBs for a
standard bandwidth. If this option is selected, the
eNodeB determines the maximum power of a cell of a
non-standard bandwidth based on the number of
available downlink RBs for a customized bandwidth.
Changing the setting of this option will change the
calculated total power and require cell reactivation.
This option applies only to LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range: PdschSpsPcSwitch,
PhichInnerLoopPcSwitch, PdcchPcSwitch,
EDlMaxTXPwrSwitch, BFModeUserPwrSwitch,
SigPowerIncreaseSwitch, BFModeUserAdptPwrS-
witch, BfEnhChnPwrFormS-
witch(BfEnhChnPwrFormSwitch),
DlNonStandardBwMaxPwrS-
witch(DlNonStandardBwMaxPwrSwitch)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: PdschSpsPcSwitch,
PhichInnerLoopPcSwitch, PdcchPcSwitch,
EDlMaxTXPwrSwitch, BFModeUserPwrSwitch,
SigPowerIncreaseSwitch, BFModeUserAdptPwrS-
witch, BfEnhChnPwrFormSwitch,
DlNonStandardBwMaxPwrSwitch
Default Value: PdschSpsPcSwitch:Off,
PhichInnerLoopPcSwitch:Off, PdcchPcSwitch:On,

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nd

EDlMaxTXPwrSwitch:Off,
BFModeUserPwrSwitch:Off, SigPowerIncreaseS-
witch:Off, BFModeUserAdptPwrSwitch:Off,
BfEnhChnPwrFormSwitch:Off, DlNonStandardBw-
MaxPwrSwitch:Off

CellAlg PwrDera MOD LEOFD- 3D Meaning: Indicates whether to apply the power
oSwitch tSwitch CELLA 121204 Beamfor decrease mechanism on reference signal (RS) power
LGOSW ming and physical synchronization channel (PSCH) power.
ITCH If this parameter is set OFF, the physical downlink
LST shared channel (PDSCH) transmit power is lowered,
CELLA the RS power and PSCH power are not lowered. If
LGOSW this parameter is set to ON, all of the PDSCH power,
ITCH RS power, and PSCH power are lowered. This
parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
GUI Value Range: OFF(Off), ON(On)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: OFF, ON
Default Value: OFF(Off)

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nd

CellAlg Dl256Q MOD LBFD-0 Basic Meaning:


oSwitch amAlgo CELLA 02025 / Scheduli Indicates whether to enable the algorithms related to
Switch LGOSW TDLBF ng downlink (DL) 256 quadrature amplitude modulation
ITCH D-00202 Dynami (256QAM).
LST 5 c
CELLA LBFD-0 Scheduli Dl256QamSwitch: Indicates whether to enable DL
LGOSW 0101502 ng 256QAM. If this option is selected, DL 256QAM is
ITCH / enabled, and the highest-order DL modulation scheme
DL is 256QAM for UEs that support DL 256QAM. If this
TDLBF 256QA
D-00101 option is deselected, DL 256QAM is disabled and the
M highest-order DL modulation scheme is 64QAM. The
502
feature takes effect only when a UBBP or LBBPd
LAOFD board is configured.
-090201
/ Dl256QamAccessorySwitch: Indicates whether to
TDLAO enable Downlink 256QAM Accessory. Downlink
FD-090 256QAM Accessory is enabled only if this option is
201 / selected. When this option is selected, error vector
LEOFD- magnitude (EVM) is optimized for 256QAM in the
110301 / TTIs in which DL 256QAM takes effect. The feature
TDLEO takes effect only when a UBBP board is configured.
FD-110 GUI Value Range:
515 Dl256QamSwitch(Dl256QamSwitch),
Dl256QamAccessorySwitch(Dl256QamAccessorySwi
tch)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: Dl256QamSwitch,
Dl256QamAccessorySwitch
Default Value: Dl256QamSwitch:Off,
Dl256QamAccessorySwitch:Off

SECTO ANTCF ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the antenna configuration mode of
REQM GMOD SECTO sector equipment. If this parameter is set to
E REQM ANTENNAPORT, the antenna port list must be
MOD configured. If this parameter is set to BEAM, RRU
SECTO and beamforming parameters must be configured.
REQM This parameter can be set to BEAM only on the LTE
side.
LST
SECTO GUI Value Range:
REQM ANTENNAPORT(ANTENNAPORT),
BEAM(BEAM)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: ANTENNAPORT, BEAM
Default Value: ANTENNAPORT(ANTENNAPORT)

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nd

eUCellS CellBea ADD LEOFD- eMIMO Meaning: Indicates the beamforming attribute of the
ectorEq mMode EUCEL 111307 cell. This parameter has three values: NORMAL,
m LSECT ADVANCED_BEAMFORMING, and
OREQ MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1. The value NORMAL
M indicates that the cell is a normal cell. The value
MOD ADVANCED_BEAMFORMING indicates that the
EUCEL cell uses AAU-based advanced beamforming. The
LSECT value MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1 indicates that the cell is
OREQ a massive MIMO Ph1 cell. This parameter applies
M only to LTE FDD.
LST GUI Value Range: NORMAL(NORMAL),
EUCEL ADVANCED_BEAMFORMING(ADVANCED_BEA
LSECT MFORMING),
OREQ MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1(MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1)
M Unit: None
Actual Value Range: NORMAL,
ADVANCED_BEAMFORMING,
MASSIVE_MIMO_Ph1
Default Value: NORMAL(NORMAL)

SECTO RRUCN ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the cabinet number of the RRU to
REQM SECTO which a sector antenna is connected. The parameter
REQM takes effect only in LTE.
MOD GUI Value Range: 0~62
SECTO Unit: None
REQM
Actual Value Range: 0~62
LST
SECTO Default Value: None
REQM

SECTO RRUSR ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the subrack number of the RRU to
REQM N SECTO which a sector antenna is connected. The parameter
REQM takes effect only in LTE.
MOD GUI Value Range: 4~5,60~254
SECTO Unit: None
REQM
Actual Value Range: 4~5,60~254
LST
SECTO Default Value: None
REQM

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nd

SECTO RRUSN ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the slot number of the RRU to
REQM SECTO which a sector antenna is connected. The parameter
REQM takes effect only in LTE.
MOD GUI Value Range: 0~8
SECTO Unit: None
REQM
Actual Value Range: 0~8
LST
SECTO Default Value: None
REQM

SECTO BEAMS ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the beam coverage shape of sector
REQM HAPE SECTO equipment, specified by the expanding angle of a
REQM sector. The parameter takes effect only in LTE.
MOD GUI Value Range: SEC_120DEG(SEC_120DEG),
SECTO SEC_60DEG(SEC_60DEG),
REQM SEC_90DEG(SEC_90DEG),
LST SEC_180DEG(SEC_180DEG)
SECTO Unit: None
REQM Actual Value Range: SEC_120DEG, SEC_60DEG,
SEC_90DEG, SEC_180DEG
Default Value: None

SECTO BEAM ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the azimuth offset of the main lobe
REQM AZIMU SECTO direction of horizontal beam coverage and the RF
THOFF REQM module direction. If this parameter is set to None, the
SET MOD main lobe of beams and RF module are in the same
SECTO direction. If this parameter is set to LEFT_HALF, the
REQM azimuth deflects 1/2 sector angle counterclockwise. If
this parameter is set to RIGHT_HALF, the azimuth
LST deflects 1/2 sector angle clockwise. For example, the
SECTO horizontal azimuth deflects 60° counterclockwise with
REQM BEAMSHAPE set to SEC_120DEG and
BEAMAZIMUTHOFFSET set to LEFT_HALF. The
parameter takes effect only in LTE.
GUI Value Range: None(None),
LEFT_HALF(LEFT_HALF),
RIGHT_HALF(RIGHT_HALF)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: None, LEFT_HALF,
RIGHT_HALF
Default Value: None

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nd

SECTO BEAML ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the vertical beam split. If this
REQM AYERS SECTO parameter is set to None, the vertical coverage area is
PLIT REQM not split. If this parameter is set to INNER_LAYER,
MOD the inner sector is covered after a beam layer split. If
SECTO this parameter is set to OUTER_LAYER, the outer
REQM sector is covered after a beam layer split. The
parameter takes effect only in LTE.
LST
SECTO GUI Value Range: None(None),
REQM INNER_LAYER(INNER_LAYER),
OUTER_LAYER(OUTER_LAYER)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: None, INNER_LAYER,
OUTER_LAYER
Default Value: None

Cell TxRxM ADD None None Meaning: Indicates the transmission and reception
ode CELL mode of the cell.
MOD GUI Value Range: 1T1R, 1T2R, 2T2R, 2T4R, 4T4R,
CELL 8T8R, 2T8R, 4T8R, 64T64R
LST Unit: None
CELL Actual Value Range: 1T1R, 1T2R, 2T2R, 2T4R,
4T4R, 8T8R, 2T8R, 4T8R, 64T64R
Default Value: None

PUSCH Hopping MOD LBFD-0 Broadca Meaning:


Cfg Mode PUSCH 02009 / st of Indicates the hopping mode of the PUSCH.
CFG TDLBF system
LST D-00200 informat For details, see 3GPP TS 36.211. This parameter
PUSCH 9 ion applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
CFG GUI Value Range: INTER_SUB_FRAME(Inter),
INTRA_AND_INTER_SUB_FRAME(Inter And
Intra)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: INTER_SUB_FRAME,
INTRA_AND_INTER_SUB_FRAME
Default Value: INTER_SUB_FRAME(Inter)

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MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description


ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellAlg DynAdj MOD LOFD-0 Adaptiv Meaning: Indicates the switch used to enable or
oSwitch VoltSwit CELLA 01025 e Power disable dynamic voltage adjustment. If this switch is
ch LGOSW Consum on, the power amplifier (PA) bias voltage is adjusted
ITCH ption based on the load of the eNodeB, which reduces
LST power consumption of the PA and improves energy
CELLA efficiency of the eNodeB. Dynamic voltage
LGOSW adjustment applies only to FDD cells with a
ITCH bandwidth higher than 5 MHz. This parameter applies
only to LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range:
DynAdjVoltSwitch(DynAdjVoltSwitch)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: DynAdjVoltSwitch
Default Value: DynAdjVoltSwitch:Off

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3D Beamforming Feature Parameter Description 6 Counters

6 Counters

Table 6-1 Counters


Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name
Description

1526726740 L.ChMeas.PRB.DL Average number of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


.Used.Avg used PDSCH PRBs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UMTS: None Adaptive SFN/
LTE: SDMA
LBFD-002025 Virtual 4T4R
TDLBFD-002025
LOFD-070205
LEOFD-111305

1526728259 L.Thrp.bits.UL Total uplink traffic Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


volume for PDCP GSM: None Management
PDUs in a cell Radio Bearer
UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526728261 L.Thrp.bits.DL Total downlink Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


traffic volume for GSM: None Management
PDCP SDUs in a Radio Bearer
cell UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526728433 L.ChMeas.PRB.DL Number of Multi-mode: GSM and LTE FDD


.Avail available downlink MRFD-090202 Dynamic Spectrum
PRBs GSM: None Sharing(LTE FDD)

UMTS: None LTE-A Introduction


LTE: Carrier Aggregation
LAOFD-001001 for Downlink 2CC
LAOFD-001002 in 40MHz

LOFD-070205 Adaptive SFN/


SDMA
TDLOFD-001075
SFN
LEOFD-111305
Virtual 4T4R

1526729005 L.Thrp.bits.DL.Last Downlink traffic Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


TTI volume sent in the GSM: None Management
last TTI for PDCP Radio Bearer
SDUs before the UMTS: None
Management
buffer is empty LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526729015 L.Thrp.Time.DL.R Data transmit Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


mvLastTTI duration except the GSM: None Management
last TTI before the Radio Bearer
downlink buffer is UMTS: None
Management
empty LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526729049 L.Thrp.bits.UE.UL. Traffic volume of Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


LastTTI uplink PDCP PDUs GSM: None Management
received in the last Radio Bearer
TTI before the UE UMTS: None
Management
buffer is empty LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526729050 L.Thrp.Time.UE.U Uplink data Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


L.RmvLastTTI transmit duration GSM: None Management
except the last TTI Radio Bearer
before the UE UMTS: None
Management
buffer is empty LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526730141 L.ChMeas.RI.Rank Number of times Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


1 rank 1 is reported GSM: None DL 2x2 MIMO
UMTS: None DL 4x2 MIMO
LTE: Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025 DL 2x2 MIMO
LOFD-001001
LOFD-001003
TDLBFD-002025
TDLOFD-001001

1526745676 L.HHO.IntraFreq.L Number of load- Multi-mode: None 3D Beamforming


oad.ExecAttOut based intra- GSM: None
frequency handover
execution attempts UMTS: None
LTE:
LEOFD-121204

1526745677 L.HHO.IntraFreq.L Number of Multi-mode: None 3D Beamforming


oad.ExecSuccOut successful load- GSM: None
based intra-
frequency handover UMTS: None
executions LTE:
LEOFD-121204

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3D Beamforming Feature Parameter Description 7 Glossary

7 Glossary

For the acronyms, abbreviations, terms, and definitions, see Glossary.

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3D Beamforming Feature Parameter Description 8 Reference Documents

8 Reference Documents

1. AAU5972 Installation Guide


2. Overview of Mobility Management in Connected Mode Feature Parameter Description

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