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RBS 2102

The RBS 2102 is an EDGE/E-GPRS capable outdoor Fast rollout and expansion
RBS supporting up to six transceivers per cabinet. It is RBS 2000 Macro allows for easy installation, with on-site
possible to build one, two and three sector configurations testing and commissioning within one hour. This is
including dual band configurations in one cabinet. accomplished as the RBSs are preassembled, and SW
The RBS 2102 is normally ground or roof mounted and loaded and tested before delivery.
provides a durable, vandal resistant and weatherproof
enclosure. Up to four hour’s integrated battery back-up The flexible design of RBS 2000 supports a number of
time for a six TRU configuration is supported. site configurations and expansion paths as the network
grows. RBS 2000 is prepared for cost efficient collocating
The RBS 2000 product family for Ericsson’s GSM System with other RBS through antenna and feeder sharing.
offers the most advanced technology available. With RBS 2000 sites are predefined as product packages,
Ericsson’s wide range of RBS 2000 products, the most which guarantees a fast and cost-effective rollout of
cost-effective alternative is chosen for each situation, typical RBS 2000 configurations.
depending on capacity, coverage, space and environ-
mental requirements.

Superior coverage and capacity Prepared for the future
Ericsson provides superior radio performance thanks to The RBS 2000 family is prepared for GSM data services,
the highest output power, combined with high receiver including General Packet Radio Services (GPRS), High
sensitivity for optimum coverage. Better coverage Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD) and 14.4 kbit/s
means less RBSs in a given area, and therefore lower timeslots. RBS 2202 also supports EDGE (E-GPRS) with
investments and faster rollout. Another example of a a new plug-in TRU. RBS 2000 supports Hierarchical Cell
cost saving feature is 121 km Extended Range. Structures (HCS) with up to three cell layers. With the
optional BSS feature RBS 2000 synchronization, it is
Different site types should be chosen, depending on the
possible to have up to 32 transceivers in one cell.
operator’s requirements concerning initial cost, cover-
age and capacity needs now, and in the future; number To reduce transmission costs, Ericsson’s RBS 2000
of antennas, and available footprint. Ericsson RBS 2000 Macro offers two digital cross-connect solutions: the
Macro supports three basic solutions: standard range, DXX plug-in unit and the Mini DXC. Both solutions can
maximum range and high capacity. Maximum range is be fitted in the RBS 2102. Microwave equipment, such
accomplished by the use of air combining and a tower as the Ericsson MINI-LINK™ access module, can also be
mounted amplifier. Standard range and high capacity are mounted in the RBS 2102.
accomplished by hybrid and filter combiners.
Key features
Except for these basic solutions, smart range and the
• Six transceivers
Ericsson unique software power boost are also available.
• Superior radio performance
With smart range, a capacity cell can also provide cost-
• Prepared for GPS assisted positioning services
effective coverage. Software power boost extends the
• Outdoor environment
coverage of a cell by combining two transceivers into
• Vandal resistant
a virtual one by a simple SW command from the O&M
• Optionally including built-in transmission equipment
center. Ericsson’s synchronization based BSS features
• Supports Adaptive MultiRate
ensure that transceivers from different generations of

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• Supports 32 TRX cell configurations
radio base stations can easily form common cells.
• Tower mounted amplifiers
Operators can therefore bridge the past with the future.
• Integrated and optional external battery back-up
By making existing sites futureproof, investments are
• Extended Range 121 km
protected while migrating to 3G.
• Supports E-GPRS, GPRS, HSCSD, 14.4 kbit/s data
• Supports extended GSM
• Dual band

Technical Specifications for

RBS 2102 Radio Base Station for Ericsson’s GSM System

Frequency band: E–GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900

Tx: 925–960, 1805–1880 or 1930–1990 MHz
Rx: 880–915, 1710–1785 or 1850–1910 MHz
Number of transceivers: 1–6
Number of sectors: 1–3
Transmission interface: 1.5 Mbit/s (T1), 2 Mbit/s (E1)
Dimension (H x W x D): 1614 x 1300 x 710 mm (631/2 x 511/5 x 28 in.)
Weight without batteries: 480 kg (1057 lbs.)
Power into antenna feeder: 28 W / 44.5 dBm (GSM 900)
22 W / 43.5 dBm (GSM 1800 / GSM 1900)
Receiver sensitivity: ≤ -110 dBm
Power supply: 200-250V AC, 50 / 60 Hz
Integrated battery back-up: Typical 4 hours (fully equipped)
Operating temperature: -33°C – +45°C (-27°F – +113°F)
Weatherproofing: Min level IP55 in IEC 529

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