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PUBLICATION HISTORY
18/FEB/2010
Issue 01.01 / EN, draft release
Denis Camboulives

01/MAR/2010
Issue 02.01 / EN, Final release
Denis Camboulives

03/AUG/2010
Issue 2.2 / EN,
Quality update
Denis Camboulives

29/OCT/2010
Issue 3.0 / EN,
Indoor measurement
Neighboring list
Denis Camboulives

10/MAR/2011
Issue 4.0 / EN,
Gladiator post processing
Denis Camboulives

07/APR/2011
Issue V4.1 / EN,
Neighbor list creation with Gladiator
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Issue V4.2 / EN,
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CONTENTS
1.

2.

INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................6
1.1.

OBJECT ............................................................................................................................6

1.2.

GOAL OF THE RF OPTIMIZATION.........................................................................................7

1.3.

THE STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE PRESENTATION .................................................................8

1.4.

AUDIENCE FOR THIS DOCUMENT .........................................................................................8

SITE VERIFICATION .....................................................................................................................9


2.1.

OBJET ...............................................................................................................................9

2.2.

NECESSARY TOOLS SET .....................................................................................................9

2.3.

ON SITE JOB ....................................................................................................................10

2.3.1
2.3.2
2.3.3
3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

general information .......................................................................................................10


Verification of existing equipments ...............................................................................10
Verification of close environment on each cell .............................................................11

RF CHANNEL OUTDOOR MEASUREMENT .............................................................................12


3.1.

OBJET .............................................................................................................................12

3.2.

NECESSARY TOOLS SET ...................................................................................................13

3.3.

NIXT OVERVIEW ...............................................................................................................14

3.3.1
3.3.2
3.4.

Check the licence ..........................................................................................................14


NixT Configuration ........................................................................................................15
DRIVE TEST PROCEDURE ..................................................................................................18

3.4.1
3.4.2

prerequesite ..................................................................................................................18
Recording datas ............................................................................................................18

RF CHANNEL INDOOR MEASUREMENT ................................................................................19


4.1.

OBJET .............................................................................................................................19

4.2.

NIXT SETTINGS ...............................................................................................................19

4.3.

LOG THE TRACE ..............................................................................................................21

QUALITY ......................................................................................................................................23
5.1.

SCANNER VERIFICATION ...................................................................................................23

5.2.

MEASUREMENT QUALITY .................................................................................................23

DATA EXPORT ............................................................................................................................24


6.1.

SCANNER DATA EXPORT ...............................................................................................24

6.2.

CSV DATA EXPORT........................................................................................................25

POST PROCESSING...................................................................................................................27
7.1.

TOOLS REQUIRED ............................................................................................................27

7.2.

EDAT.............................................................................................................................27

7.3.

GLADIATOR ....................................................................................................................32

7.3.1

start with gladiatior ........................................................................................................32


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7.3.2
7.4.
8.

work with gladiatior .......................................................................................................43


INFORMATION NEEDED .....................................................................................................53

REPORTING ................................................................................................................................58
8.1.

MANDATORY DELIVERABLE ..............................................................................................58

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1.

INTRODUCTION
Operator
are
installing
new
generation network named LTE in
deployment phase with AlcatelLucent
Before starting the field acceptance
activities it is very important to
optimize the coverage efficiency in
order to clear all issues related to
radio environment.

1.1.

OBJECT
The object of this document is to explain step by step the RF optimization phases from
the site verification till the delivery of reporting to the operator
This part has to be done before any other field system performance activities as soon
as the cluster has been defined by the customer.
In order to highlight the problematic zones through the deployment area, and to
compare the coverage with the RNP predictions, a site verification followed by a
coverage measurement will have to be executed.
After the delivery of the reporting, a tilt optimization should be requested by RNP
engineer, and the measurement validation will have to be done again.

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1.2.

GOAL OF THE RF OPTIMIZATION

RF optimization is necessary after the first design to optimize the radio network and to
adapt it to the real field. Indeed when the RF design is realized, it uses standard
characteristics adapted to general environments often presented inside the digital map
as clutters. These clutters are defined by the averaged kind of build, spacing,
vegetation and outlines.
Clutters of environment are defined as macrostructures and can have punctually some
variation of build as masks or can be crossed by highways or railways. In this case,
the real behaviour of the waves could be locally modified. Sometimes some troubles
could also appear due to ground level variation (hilly areas). All of this modify the
propagation and can create interferences, wave guides or blocked areas.
On LTE network number of cells available in same place could have also significant
impact on cell efficiency. The more the number of neighbouring cells seen 10 dB
under the best server is ,the more the risk of interferences increase.
To limit the interferences impact due to others sites or to create more homogenous
design in term of serving cell coverage, RF optimization must be realized after the
deployment.
After the control of site status (all tested sites must be up and well done
parameterized), they must all loaded with 100% OCNS.
Drive test tour is organized around them, using LTE receiver and GPS for real
geopositioning. LTE radio data are collected on road and formatted to give view of
results. The main receiver advantage is to be independent of the network. That allows
to collect everything seen inside the Drive test area. The main results of this activity
are, area coverage map, best server map and the status of received cells for each
measurements point.
These main results of this field activity should be used to modify the tilt of antennas
used or sometime to optimize one cell azimuth to obtain the wanted coverage and a
relative homogeneity between all the cells coverage (no preponderance of one cell to
the detriment of the others). In parallel this is used to limit impact of neighbouring cells
seen inside specific cell coverage and to limit faraway interferences due to site or cell
positioning.

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1.3.

THE STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE PRESENTATION

Site verification

Measurement
campaign

Post processing
and analysis

Tilt or
azimuth
changes
requeste
No d?

Yes

Cluster optimized and


ready for tests, and final
reporting delivery

1.4.

AUDIENCE FOR THIS DOCUMENT


All people in charge of the RF Optimization on a LTE Network have to follow this
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2.

SITE VERIFICATION

2.1.

OBJET
The aim of this part is to control that the given information are correct, because if there
is some gap between the real information and the one used for the prediction (as the
antenna height from ground, the implemented tilts, azimuths, or even the coordinates
of site) the prediction realized before will be wrong and the systems test could have
more problem than expected.
The other goal is also to check the mask present in the immediate environment of the
site, which could block the LTE signal. This part could allow Alcatel Lucent to
understand why the coverage is strongly decreasing in some parts of the driven roads.
In consequence the RF Optimisation has to be done before any system tests.
The following will present the needed tools and the way to use it.

2.2.

NECESSARY TOOLS SET


To realize the site visit, the main tools used are:

- Binocular
- Compass
- Digital camera
- Laser meter (or decameter)
- GPS

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2.3.

ON SITE JOB

2.3.1 GENERAL INFORMATION


By using the laser meter, the site visitor will have to check that the height of the
building is the same that the one which has been communicate by the RNP Engineer.
A picture of the site is needed
In the same way by using the GPS, he will have to qualify that the given coordinates
are the correct one, and has to provide these information to the RNP Engineer.

2.3.2 VERIFICATION OF EXISTING EQUIPMENTS


Once the previous step has been done, the person in charge of the site verification
must check the antenna height, the implemented tilts and azimuths and has to provide
this information to the RNP Engineer.
A picture of each transmitting system (RRH, feeders and antennas as shown below)
has to be taken in order to check that the installation of equipment has been correctly
done.

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2.3.3 VERIFICATION OF CLOSE ENVIRONMENT ON EACH CELL


The aim of this part is to check what is the immediate environment for each cell, by
taking a panoramic view (as shown below).
If mask has been seen, this information will allow the post processing team to
understand the reason of a poor coverage in a part of the driven roads
Here is an example taken on the French LTE deployment

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3.

RF CHANNEL OUTDOOR MEASUREMENT

3.1.

OBJET
The RF Channel measurement is done to allow the trial team to start the acceptances
test in a optimized network.
A report has to be done, after these measurements, it must contain results presented
as followed:
Channel Power
Best cell ID
RSRP
RSRQ
RS-CINR
Serving cells within 10dB
Neighboring list
After results formatting and processing, the data must be given to RF planner
engineer, who optimize the RNP to reduce any problem of coverage, overlap and
interferences due to site installation and parameters.

At least, the RNP engineer will provide to the costumer a list of tilts to implement on
field.

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3.2.

NECESSARY TOOLS SET


Equipments used for this activity are the following one:
a receiver system adapted on frequency used.
a geographical positioning system ( GPS or precise numerical Maps).
The receiver system is made up of:

an accurate receiver : W1314 series

( from Agilent Technology ).

a magnetic broadband car antenna able to collect frequencies in the used


LTE band (ex: 2.6GHz).
a PC with the Nixt Survey software (V14.2 or above) from Agilent Technology,
to drive the receiver system and record the data.

The whole system is positioned inside the measurement car.


The geographical system is made up of either:

A GPS (Global Position System), integrated inside the W1314 series

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3.3.

NIXT OVERVIEW
NIXT (E6474A) is the software platform developed by Agilent to control the receivers
and to log measurement on the driven roads.
This part of the document is a short presentation of the configuration setup

3.3.1 CHECK THE LICENCE


NIXT is based on Licence , so to be able to do the requested measurement , a quick
check of available licence is recommended.
To do that , open the Licence Manager present in the Agilent directory.

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3.3.2 NIXT CONFIGURATION


With NIXT it is possible to take several traces in two different ways.
The first one is based on files (the operator has to configure the software with the
correct receivers each time the software is opened). This could be used to control
punctual issue or to test equipment in order to prepare a campaign
The second one is based on a project manager (the operator has to configure the
software with the correct receiver and measurements only once, the configuration will
be saved automatically when the software is turned off),
This way is strongly recommended by ARFCC group since it is more convenient
for any of site support (project exportation, setting saving ...).

Project manager

File

After selecting the Project manager, and creating a new project, the field team must
install the correct device, by using the device wizard.

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Once the device is detected and installed, the operator has to select the measurement
needed (add measurement / LTE Channel Analyzer) and must configure the channel
to measure as shown below.

Frequency band preselector

Wide of the used band

LTE Channel List ( Channels


frequency must be filled here)

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To be able to follow the measurement in live a workspace must be created.
The bar chart presents the selected measurement as bar. The grid gives the
measurement in value, Its also possible to add a map and to see the value on it.
This view are not a selection of what is saved on the files, it just gives information.

Bar chart
Grid

Measurement selection
drag and drop the measurement
you want to see

After configuring the workspace, the measurement can start.

Two ways to use the software are existing:


Live mode .(no recording datas) used to check the configuration
Recording data (the one used to save measurement)
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3.4.

DRIVE TEST PROCEDURE

3.4.1 PREREQUESITE

Before starting the OCNS must be declared on the system with a 100% value, to have
a full loaded signal, and the full network must be working.
No other activities on the tested area must be done during the RF measurement
campaign

3.4.2 RECORDING DATAS

Once the configuration is done, the measuring team has to start to collect data
The car speed must be as constant as possible and not to high
A maximum number of roads of the cluster must be measured, and will have to be
drive again if some tilts modifications are requested after the post processing.
To ensure that the same roads will be measured, we strongly recommend to keep
traces of the driven roads made during the first pass.

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4.

RF CHANNEL INDOOR MEASUREMENT

4.1.

OBJET
The RF Channel indoor measurement is done to check the coverage of the LTE
Network inside a specific building, where DAS system had been deployed
A report has to be done, after these measurements, it must contain results presented
as followed:
Channel Power
Best cell ID
RSRP
RSRQ
RS-CINR
Serving cells within 10dB
Neighboring list
After results formatting and processing, the data must be given to RF planner
engineer, who optimize the RNP to reduce any problem of coverage, overlap and
interferences due to site installation and parameters.

At least, the RNP engineer will confirm to the costumer if the antenna position are
correct regarding the expectation or if this position has to be modified

4.2.

NIXT SETTINGS
The way to set the software is similar to outdoor. The main difference will be how to
log the data. A touch Read laptop is needed to be able to work in indoor environment.
First of all, create a new workspace for the map.

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Once the Workspace is created, open the geo-referenced mapfile

Open map
file

As soon as the map is opened, on the properties set the Indoor Mapping Mode to Yes.
By doing this the GPS will be disable, that why it is Mandatory to synchronise the
system with the GPS before doing that.

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4.3.

LOG THE TRACE


Before starting the log, the start point on the map by adding an anchor

Anchor

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Then when the log is started , click on the start position with the arrow and start to
walk with a constant speed, as soon as you reach a reference point (corner, door)
click on the current position on the map, and the system will automatically place the
logged point at the correct position

arrow

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5.

QUALITY

5.1.

SCANNER VERIFICATION
Before starting any campaign of measurement, the receiver calibration date must be
checked, and also the good behavior of the system

5.2.

MEASUREMENT QUALITY
Since the Soft ware version 15.0 new fields appears on the measurement file
R0 RSRP,R1 RSRP, R0 RSCINR.,

The R0 branch is the one use to decode, and for the Synchronisation , this field is the
one used to do the RF optimization.

Some Ghost Cell Id can appear during those measurements , before post processing
the data , a statistic count on CELL ID must be done to delete the Ghost.
CELL ID with a non significant CELL ID number must be considered as trash

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6.

DATA EXPORT
To be able to post process the Data to set of export mut be provided to the post
processing team
Scanner data (*.aod, *.pgs ,*.aox, *.ecf, and *.axe files)
CSV file

6.1.

SCANNER DATA EXPORT


Open the Project Manager, select the project to export and click on export project

Export Project

Then select the measurement to export and choose where you want to copy it

This measurement are readable by using the nitx software , Edat or gladiator

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6.2.

CSV DATA EXPORT


After measuring the channel on the cluster roads the raw data must be exported in
readable format (csv) by using the export wizard of the software.
An export plan can be done as shown

Select the new export plan to create one


If the export plan is existing, select the multiple file exporting and the raw data to
export

Select all the requested data ( LTE Channel List)

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Select the UTM lat / long Format

By selecting Save, the operator is able to save the export plan. By saving the export
plan, it can be given to all technical field team, in order to get the same level of
information for all parts of measurement campaign.
Otherwise export to file.

Be careful: The CSV files must be duplicated before any modification or analysis. The
duplicated files must be stored in directory named RAW DATA these are the references of
real measurements. The second set should be used to perform processing and analysis. If
any doubt about the processing appears, we need to go back on cloned raw data to redo
the processing and possibly perform debugging..

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7.

POST PROCESSING

7.1.

TOOLS REQUIRED
A system as MapInfo is requested and the post processing team could have to use or
develop tools as Excel Macro to be able to have the requested information(by using
the CSV export.
Or they can use internal software as EDAT, or external one as Gladiator

7.2.

EDAT
EDAT is a post processing tool developed by ALU, used to do the post processing of
UE and scanner measurement .

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Import data

Select the scanner files to post process

Selection of metrics

Once the project created , search the wanted metrics Channel


Power , best CID, best RSRP,, rs CINR, RSRQ

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Best Cell ID

Best RSRP

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Channel power, RSRQ, RS-CINR

Grid export

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Serving cell within N dB

Sometimes the scanner is decoding gost cell ids) .


Once the data exported on excell file, filter and select the cell id present on the cluster, and analyse
the coverage on the real network

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7.3.

GLADIATOR
Gladiator is a post processing tool able to read different format of scanner and UE
format

7.3.1 START WITH GLADIATIOR


Open the Gladiator Software

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Create a new project

By selecting the new project, the user will be able to name the project

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Import data

Rigth click on data to open the File


converter

Once the file converter is opened click on advanced mode to be able to choose the
export settings (if not all data contains into the files will be exported)
On the file selection part click on browse to select the data to import

Advanced mode must be selected


to allow the selection of conversion
and advanced setting

Click on Browse to
select the scanner data

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On the Conversion Setting part select the correct NITX data (here LTE Scanner)

Select the correct format


of scanner data

On the Advanced Setting , we are able to edit the conversion plan and to save it

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The conversion plan allows to select the exact data we want to export ( here the LTE TopN
Channel)

Type of source file


Type of technology
Type of device
Name of conversion plan

Once the data are converted, Right click on a file and select merge to merge all the data
together

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Select all the file to merge and then the device to include

Under is the result of the merge

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Add Transmitters
Right click on systems and select Import system (to import the site data from excel sheet)

Select the coordinates system used

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Select the site data file

Select the correct information

Fill all the


fields by
selecting the
correspondence
read into the
sheets selected
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Once the sytem imported, Check by a double click on the site data to see all the cells of the
network

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Add map
Right click on Vector and image data to import a geo-referenced map (as mapinfo map)

Add Workspace
Right click to create a new workspace

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Create a new display scheme


Select Display scheme under Edit then click on add to create a new one

Then fill the range you need to display

Select the number of rows

Define the first


and last value you
want the press on
generate values

Select the symbol and color


for each range then save the
display scheme

It will fill
automatically the
range

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7.3.2 WORK WITH GLADIATIOR


Two ways to work with Gladiator are possible.
Work on simple view (you will generate by yourself the wanted infos)
Work with the Custom Design Center (you will generate and export automatically the wanted infos)

WORK ON SIMPLE VIEW

Once all data imported on the project view, we are able to start working with gladiator

drag and drop the wanted data on the


workspace view

Create a new map view

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Create a map
All the information are on the workspace (frequency , cell id , rsrp....)
There are ordered by level (for exemple the freq 0 is the frequency of the best cell received, freq 1 the
second best ....)

Drag and drop the site data, the


vectors and the wanted
informations.

Right Click on the wanted data on the layer control and select the properties to change the display
scheme. To create a new display scheme refer the next part.

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Export image
Once the map had been done there is a way to export it as an image, as a tab file or on google earth
format

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WORK WITH THE CUSTOM DESIGN CENTER


To use the CDC , you will need to set it up first
Here are the steps to follow to do it

First of all open it by selecting CDC under tools or with F10

Create a new one

By using the CDC the operators will be able to generate automatic reports
Reports can represent the analysis results in either Map views, Result tables, or MS Excel
documents.
A custom report utilizes five types of components. These are outlined below:
Data sources
Parameters
Procedures
Outputs
Layouts

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DATA SOURCES
A data source provides a means to input tables into the Custom design center. Data sources are
separated into two main types. These include Device data sources and System data sources. The
Device data source is used to specify and create reports related to devices such as phones and
scanners. The System data source allows for designing of reports related to system parameters
such antenna azimuth and mechanical downtilt. Device data sources allow the user to specify what
data will be used for report generation based on Equipment manufacturer, Technology and
Device type. An example of such a data source would be an Agilent UMTS phone. System data
sources only require the user to provide the name of an existing system within the Gladiator project
view. Data sources defined are used in later stages in the report design process.
Add a new Device (for our example a JDSU LTE Scanner) and a new system ( defined in the
previous chapter)

PARAMETERS
Parameters are input variables the user can specify to be used in report generation. At creation
time the user can specify default values in specific ranges defined around that value. At run time of
the report the user can change this value as long as it is still within the range specified at creation
time. These features allow the user to create a flexible report that can generate dynamic results
based on inputs at report run time. There are multiple parameter types to choose from and inputs
characteristics can be specified for each. Such characteristics include setting valid input ranges for
value parameters and character length for text parameters and text length.
Add a new parameter group

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PROCEDURES
Procedures are the most important section of the Custom design center. Data is manipulated in the
Procedure node in order to provide relevant information to continue the report generation process.
Procedures have two main levels. The first level consists of data sets which is a starting point of
data manipulation. Data sets can contain data directly from the Data sources node or elsewhere
such as the result of a query from the Sql database. The second level called Operations perform
the actual data manipulation such as filtering or compression. The results of these Operations
nodes provide inputs to later stages.
Create 1 custom data set

Select the G_LTE scanner and take all the measured data

Create a new calculations to be able to detect the serving cells within 10 dB

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Once the calculations is created , select add all columns and decrease the number of cells until you
have the FileId, Sequence No, Time, Latitude and Longitude and then add one ow by increasing the
number of column

On this row we will add the


serving cell counter

Fill the column name between square baquets without using space

[serving_cells_counter]

Then click on the 3 dot points

Then set the expression to count the number of cell in 10 dB (see appendix)

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OUTPUTS
The Output node accepts defined procedures and uses the manipulated data to generate "Outputs"
such as tables, graphs and maps to place in next node "Layouts".
Add a new map (you can select as well new graph, table)

Select calculations for the serving cells counter or


custom data set for other datas present on the
parameter group

Add the info you want


to see on your map

From properties select


the correct data scheme

Reproduce this step for each map you want

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LAYOUTS
Defining the Layout is the final stage to the report generation process. There are two types of
layouts possible; these are HTML layout and MS Excel layouts. To generate an HTML layout, the
user is provided with an embedded html editor to define exactly what the final report will look like.
In this stage all outputs are placed in the editor and descriptive text is placed around them as
necessary to describe the results of the reports. Custom design center also allows generation of a
MS Excel spreadsheet report. This report is based on an existing Excel 'template' document that
contains the desired formatting of the final report. Once this is complete, Custom design center
allows the user to simply 'place' each Output where desired on the template file. A copy of the
template file with the added output is generated hence allowing the template file to be reused as
desired.

Add a new excel layout

Select the position and size of your map on the


excell sheet

Then start your export

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CREATE NEIGHBOR LIST


The way to create the neighboring list is to use the LS_CreateNeighborList tool box

Fill the wanted Parameter then press ok. It will


create the neighbor list into the workspace

Create a new table view then export it on excell

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To be able to create the list export, as well the site data and open the Cell table to have the
correspondence between the ID of the cell provided by gladiator and the cell name.
The result will give you a first neighbour list , that it can be updated to the system
This list will be optimized by using the UE Measurement.

7.4.

INFORMATION NEEDED
With MapInfo the post processor must provide coverage analysis, as shown below
(example taken on a trial in France)

CHANNEL POWER

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The channel power allows to find possible lack or hole of coverage. The minimum value must be
above -95 dBm in 99% of the time. This shows that the signal is powerful enough for the acceptance
test.

BEST CELL ID COVERAGE

This best server view shows that tilts must be optimized to enhance or to limit the CELL ID coverage,
in order to limit the Handover request inside the area and to restore more homogenous cell coverage.

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RSRP COVERAGE

This view shows the global coverage for one ressource element including holes and poor level
The level must be over -95dBm ,in most of the case, inside the cluster area to allow a good
indoor penetration

RSRQ COVERAGE

This view shows the quality received for one resource element
95% of the measured samples has to be over -20 for 100% of load

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RS CINR COVERAGE

This view shows the coverage for the CINR for one resource element.
The level must be over -5dBm ,in most of the case, inside the cluster area.

SERVING CELLS WITHIN 10DB

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This view shows, the number of CELL ID received until 10dB less than the best
server.
The post processing tool (Excel macro, EDAT) must be able to extract the list of
neighbouring cells from raw data in order to create and validate the neighbour
cell list
A maximum 3 serving cells must be present in most of measurement points to limit
End User interferences by restricting the impact of neighbouring cells in covered area.
Main limitation could be due to no neighbouring cell available and set up around the
tested area. In this case second drive tour must be organized if necessary when the
neighbouring cells will set On.

NEIGHBORING LIST
By using the server within 10 dB, the neighboring list have to be provided as follow
Server cell ID
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

4
3
3
3
3
5
6
8
6
4
4
4
3
3
6

5
5
4
5
4
6
8
9
7
5
5
5
4
6
8

6
7
7
7
5
7
10
11
8
13
6
7
5
7
9

7
12
11
8
6
10
11
15
9
14
7
12
6
8
10

15
13
12
9
8
11
16
16
10
15
10
13
7
9
11

Neigbors cell id
16
14
15
13
14
10
11
9
11
15
16
17
17
12
13
11
15
9
10
15

16
15
15
13
17

16
15

17
16

15

16

17

12

13

14

15

10
11
16

11
15

12
17

13

14

16

17

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8.

REPORTING

8.1.

MANDATORY DELIVERABLE
Once the raw data had been post processed, the contractor has to provide to AlcatelLucent :

The raw data


The post processed data
The report

The report has to include:


the site visit information (pictures, azimuth and tilts, coordinates)
(See template in appendix)
a site implantation map,
the different coverage map (presented above),
and if needed the link budget

Example of site implantation map

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APPENDIX A
ANTENNA VALIDATION - Support
Site information
Site name
Site address
Site coordinates (WGS84)
Building height

Latitude =

Longitude =

Main measurements needed

Antenna 1

Antenna 2

Antenna 1
+45
-45

Antenna 2
+45
-45

Antenna 3

TYPE
AZIMUTH
TILT
HEIGHT from Roof
HEIGHT from ground

Antenna side

Radio Measurements

+45

Antenna 3
-45

Cable loss
VSWR
DTF

Antenna line Measurements

Spectrum Measurement

RX Band (1955 - 1985 MHz)

OK

NOK

OK

NOK

OK

NOK

TX Band (2145 - 2175 MHz)

OK

NOK

OK

NOK

OK

NOK

(*) Put the value in the good compartment

SITE SURVEY - Support


Site name
Site coordinates
Roof dimension

WGS84 (X,Y)
Length

Long=
Width

Lat=

Site Description

Full site picture from the ground


Roof pictures (3 pict max)

OK
OK

NOK
NOK

Environment description

360 panoramic view


Zoom on main mask
Zoom on second mask
zoom on main environment 1
Zoom on main environment 2
Zoom on main environment 3

OK
OK
OK
OK
OK
OK

NOK
NOK
NOK
NOK
NOK
NOK

Radio survey

Pictures of site shared systems


Pictures of site shared antennas
Picture of closer radio site1
Picture of closer radio site2

OK
OK
OK
OK

NOK
NOK
NOK
NOK

Building Height

Technical description (if available)


3 panoramic Pictures zoomed behind antenna
Pictures of antennas
Pictures of antennas tilt
Pictures of RF Cables
Pictures of RRH position

Antenna 1
OK
NOK
OK
NOK
OK
NOK
OK
NOK
OK
NOK

Antenna 2
OK
NOK
OK
NOK
OK
NOK
OK
NOK
OK
NOK

OK
OK
OK
OK
OK

Antenna 3
NOK
NOK
NOK
NOK
NOK

(**) Put a Cross inside the good compartment when picture is realized.
(**) At the end of survey if picture are not performed put cross in NOK compartment

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APPENDIX B
Copy and paste the following expression to count the serving cells within 10dB

case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (1)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (2)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (3)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (4)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (5)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (6)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (7)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (8)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (9)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (10)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (11)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (12)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (13)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (14)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (15)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (16)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (17)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (18)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end +
case when [R0 RSRP (0)] - [R0 RSRP (19)] < 10 then 1 else 0 end

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