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Target Group
  • Engineers involved in radio planning and optimisation
Learning Target
  • After the training, the participant will be able to:
    • Explain WCDMA air interface structure and functionalities
    • Recapitulate important signaling procedures
    • Explain UE measurements
  • 3GRPLS Warm up
    • Name the highlights of the UMTS Radio Interface Evolution
    • Describe the UMTS Network Architecture
    • List the different Radio Interface Protocols
  • Physical Layer - Rel.99
    • Describe the WCDMA channel structure
    • Explain the transport channel format
    • List & explain the different DL Control Channels
    • Describe the UE cell synchronisation
    • Outline the paging organisation & its impact on the UE
    • Characterise the random access & its power control
    • Describe the DPCHs, their power control & time organisation
  • Physical Layer ? HSDPA, HSUPA, and HSPA+
    • Describe the physical channels related to HSDPA
    • Name the differences between HSDPA & HSUPA principles
    • Describe the physical channels related to HSUPA
    • Describe the HSDPA & HSUPA capabilities
    • List the most important features boosting HSPA(+) towards higher peak rates in 3GPP Rel. 7 ? 9
    • Discuss major Rel. 7 ? 9 HSPA+ features improving the spectrum efficiency
  • RRC Modes, System Information, Paging, and Update Procedures
    • Describe the RRC modes and sub-states
    • Explain how system information and paging are handled in the individual RRC modes and sub-states
    • Outline the correlation between URAs, LAs & RAs.
    • Explain the different cell and URA update types
    • Explain the Fast Dormancy mechanism
  • Cell Selection and Reselection
    • List the motivations for cell selection & reselection
    • Explain the meaning of ?Equivalent PLMN?
    • Name the differences between access classes & cell access restrictions
    • Explain the cell Selection criterion S
    • Name the differences between cell selection with & without HCS
    • Explain the Ranking criterion R
  • RRC Connection Establishment
    • Outline the RRC connection establishment process
    • Explain the Radio Bearer (RB) definition
    • Characterise the RLC modes of operation
    • List the properties of the Signalling Radio Bearers (SRB)
    • Outline RB establishment, reconfiguration & release procedures
  • WCDMA Measurements in the UE
    • Describe the different ways how the UE can get its measurement commands
    • List the available measurement types
    • Outline the idea of following UE measurements: volume measurements, UE internal measurements, Quality reporting, Intra-frequency measurements, Inter-frequency measurements, and Inter-RAT measurements
    • Describe the impact of Soft Handovers on the neighbour lists
    • Explain the idea of the Compressed Mode
  • Mobility Management and Connection Management
    • Explain the NAS related location management function
    • Describe the relationship between 2G & 3G MM + CM procedures
  • UTRAN Control Protocol Overview (without RRC)
    • Outline RANAP, NBAP & RNSAP services
    • Explain the SRNS Relocation flow
    • Explain the structure of call Setup flows
  • TM5110, RN3300, RN3154
  • 3GRPLS Warm up
  • Physical Layer - Rel.99
  • Physical Layer ? HSDPA, HSUPA, and HSPA+
  • RRC Modes, System Information, Paging, and Update Procedures
  • Cell Selection and Reselection
  • RRC Connection Establishment
  • WCDMA Measurements in the UE
  • Mobility Management and Connection Management
  • UTRAN Control Protocol Overview (without RRC)
4.00 days
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THY=Theoretical course
Skill level
ADV advanced
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