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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Commissioning 2G Nokia Flexi EDGE BTS Manager we will start with the settings of laptop first, Open the network connection , find the TCP/IP connection icon for LAN, before that please ensure that you have connected your RJ45 cross cable to LMP port of Flexi BTS ESMA Card.

Screen shows how to set TCP/IP Double click on the Local Area connection , ensure that your local area connection LAN get enable as soon as you plug the RJ45 cross cable to LMP port of ESMA.

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Screen shows the IP settings to login the flexi BTS Place the IP Address as : 192.168.255.130 Subnet Mask as : 255.255.255.128 IP Gateway as : 192.168.255.129 Click ok and then open the Flexi EDGE BTS Manager Icon, as soon as you click on icon a window will open which ask you to enter login id and password, just leave everything as it is and click connect.

Screen shows asking for login and password

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Now go to Commissioning option in top menu bar then click on wizard, and it will open you the following screen.

Now in this screen you will find many options like commissioning via SCF, commissioning via Template we will get into these commissioning types in later article, you simple click on Commission Manually as of now for simple process.

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Then it will give you two options to choose, specify from file and specify manually, this time click on specify manually.

In the next screen, it will ask you BCF ID, Site ID, Site Name etc so fill it as if you know otherwise do the next.

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Here you have to define the antenna cabling and TX cabling for BTS, however this part can be escaped and can be done later, but its good to fill the details right here to avoid outage. Moreover this part can also be configured by OMCR, after OMU is received. Add Antenna Cabling with card ERxA that have in site:

Add TRX cabling

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Below three screens can be left unchanged, if any parameters required to set here, then you can do that later by prompting it to OMCR.

Nothing to take with Battery backup unit as of now, you can leave the field unchanged and proceed next.

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Other Passive Unit, leave the field intact and proceed next

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Transmission parameters, Fill the Transmission parameters details, Like if your BTS is using FIFA or FIPA or any other card as transmission parameter, you click on first option , choose the options from drop down menu. in latest version of BTS software, there are more options in this page which is Upload from BTS , this options facilitate you to not to fill any card and traffic related information manually, it will automatically update from BTS previous configuration.

Line Interface settings is the next screen where you will check the interface which you are going to use it for current BTS, this setting is to MAP the E1 pushed from BSC to BTS. You just click on the options mentioned on screen and move forward.

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Whenever you choose interface, do not forgot to make it in Use otherwise E1 will not be received and BTS wont work and click Next

Synchronization set is very important part of Nokia BTS which you can set on this screen, the first sync source should be the Rx Clock which must be mapped to the 2M E1 port (line interface) which you are using for this BTS port, and second one will be internal timing always. Click Next => Next

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Traffic management is the next part, fill the traffic for particular BTS by asking traffic configuration to planning/OMCR team, more on how to put traffic will be taught 1 by 1 in future articles, here you can place OMU and can move forward as once OMU is received , OMCR engineer can help you to resolve further. Click Next

Next screen is the Abis protections for E1 which will be discussed in detail in future article, as of now you can leave changes intact and then click on Next

Next again

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 Q1 Allocation is required when you want to connect any other device like FIU via this BTS, after doing this Q1 and making FIU connected, you can ask for login to FIU directly via this BTS remotely.

Final stage of commissioning, you can click next and move further. In this screen you are shown with the SCF details which BTS will send to BSC, click on send SCF and Send SCF again you are done with Nokia flexi BTS commissioning.

You can watch the commissioning progress window until all options get completed.

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CONFIGURATION BTS WITH ANTENNAS 2012 One by one BTS will start configuring, SW Downloading. After Successful Completion it will show you the commissioning report, if any error message will occur then it will display the error on bottom of commissioning window.

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