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LTE RF Conformance Test System ME7873L

LTE RF Conformance Test System

This product has been discontinued Replacement Model(s) : ME7873LA
  • Largest number of validated LTE RF test cases in the industry
    • Rel. 8, Rel. 9 and Rel. 10 test cases
      • WI-080, 090, 150, 151, 139, 162, 164, 200 and 201
  • Multiple hardware configurations tailored to measurement requirements
    • TRx Basic, TRx Full, Performance, and RRM
  • Options for both FDD and TDD
  • Tunable filtering supports multiple bands with no hardware upgrade
  • Capable of Inter-RAT handover measurements LTE to/from UMTS/TD-SCDMA, and LTE to GSM/CDMA2000

The LTE RF Conformance Test System ME7873L is the world’s first GCF-validated RF test platform (test cases validated at CAG #22 in April 2010), supporting the most GCF-approved test cases. The system uses the Signalling Tester MD8430A as an LTE network simulator and is configured using Anritsu-developed test instruments, interface hardware, and software. The ME7873L supports TRx, Performance, and RRM test cases with the UE in either a test call or no-call test mode. LTE Bands currently supported include FDD 1 to 5, 7 to 14, 17 to 21, 24 to 30, and TDD 33 to 41.

The easy-to-use GUI supports a search mode for receive and performance tests, automatic termination and retry for failed tests, a signaling log viewer, and simple call processing parameter changes for efficient R&D and certification tests.

Testing of 3GPP TS 36.521-1 Chapter 6 (Transmitter Characteristics), Chapter 7 (Receiver Characteristics), Chapter 8 (Performance Requirements), Chapter 9 (Reporting of Channel State Information), Chapter 10 (MBMS Performance) and TS 36.521-3 RRM are supported by the ME7873L.
In addition, it supports Inter-RAT tests including LTE to GSM/UMTS/CDMA2000/TD-SCDMA, and UMTS/TD-SCDMA to LTE.