Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Nokia Field Test

Field Test Phone ( FTD ) is a portable tool for verification, maintenance and troubleshooting of
mobile networks as well as for basic cell planning tasks.
Its small size and powerful testing feature make it a convenient tool for day to day monitoring of all M&VUo9_Wb
GSM - GPRS / EDGE and future UMTS - WCDMA networks.

what you can check with FTD phone: ?

Full GSM signaling which can be visible to network operator:
Information on the serving cell: - Hoping, Channel carrier number, RX level, TX power levels, Rx quality, Time Slot, Timing advance, Radio Link Timeout, C1, C2, Currently used band, Type of current channel...
Information on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th neighbours.
Network selection display.
System information bits for the service cell.
Paging repeat period, TMSI, periodic location update.
Network parameters.
Ciphering, hoping DTX status and IMSI.
Uplink DTX switching display.
BTS-TEST carrier: lock / unlock on one BTS frequency.
Toggle cell barred status.
Select which band to use: GSM 900 - GSM 1800 - GSM 1900

Full GPRS signaling displays:
Information on the current GPRS state and previous TBF configuration:
- Hoping, Channel carrier number, RX level, Timing advance, Downlink time slot, Uplink time slot, Channel coding scheme downlink/uplink, Timing advance index, TFI and MAC mode for TBF config, Type of current channel, UFS values...
Previous UL TBF establishment.
Information on the GMM state.
Values of P-TMSI, RAC, SMS radio priority, Ciphering and Non-DRX parameters.
GPRS Network parameters.
Packet control channel parameters.
Packet system information parameters.
GPRS information on the serving cell and neighbors

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