3GPP: IE /SIB /messages info which have Base Station information

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3GPP: IE /SIB /messages info which have Base Station information

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Hi Experts,

Kindly let me know in which IEs (Information Elements), SIB/ SI or Broadcast/ else message, Network sends below info (a/b/c) to UE in following RAT cases?
1) RAT: LTE [Reference 3GPP TS 36.104: 'Table 6.2-1: Base Station rated output power']
   a) “BS Class” i.e. base station Type (Macro, Micro, Pico, Femto) info
   b) “Base Station Power Class” or PRAT (Rated Output power)
   c) “Base station TX Power”


2) RAT: UMTS [Reference 3GPP TS 25.104: 'Table 6.0A: Base Station rated output power']
   a) “BS Class” i.e. base station Type (Macro, Micro, Pico, Femto) info
   b) “Base Station Power Class” or PRAT (Rated Output power)
   c) “Base station TX Power”

3) RAT: GSM [Reference 3GPP TS 45.005: Sub clause Output Power '4.1.2 Base station']
   a) “BS Class” i.e. base station Type (Macro, Micro, Pico) info
   b) “Base Station Power Class” or PRAT (Rated Output power)
   c) “Base station TX Power”


Thanks & Regards,
Vishesh_In

visheshkm@gmail.com

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  • I think the answer is simple:

    1) none for all cases (a,b, and c)

    2) none for all cases (a,b, and c)

    3) none for all cases (a,b, and c)

    In other words, the above information is not broadcast to the UE. Some BS/nodeB/eNodeB characteristics can be _inferred_ indirectly, e.g. from maximum allowed UE Tx power in the cell (which can be found from system information (e.g. SIB1 for LTE).

  • LTE network won't send basestation information to a UE camped in eUTRAN. The information a/b/c is useless for a UE to reselect or handover to a non-LTE cell.

  • Professional base station radios are often one channel. In lightly used base stations, a multi-channel unit may be employed. heavily used systems, the capability for additional channels, where needed, is accomplished by installing an additional base station for each channel. Each base station appears as a single channel on the dispatch center control console. In a properly designed dispatch center with several staff members, this allows each dispatcher to communicate simultaneously, independently of one another, on a different channel as necessary. Refer website to get more information.