Base Station Analyzer Measures 4G Standards and Installed 2G-3G Networks
Mon, 02/28/2011 - 9:30am
Anritsu Company’s MT8222B BTS Master handheld base station analyzer supports 4G standards now being deployed, as well as installed 2G/3G networks. It provides field engineers and technicians with a lightweight, handheld analyzer that can accurately and quickly measure all the key wireless standards, including LTE, WiMAX, WCDMA/HSDPA, CDMA/EV-DO and GSM/EDGE. A 20 MHz demodulation capability has been designed into the instrument’s platform, allowing it to measure LTE and WiMAX signals. Additionally, the MT8222B features a 30 MHz Zero-Span IF output for external demodulation of virtually any other wideband signal. For receiver testing, a vector signal generator option is available that covers 400 MHz to 6 GHz and can generate two simultaneously modulated signals, plus noise. Accurate two-port cable and antenna analysis from 400 MHz to 6 GHz can be conducted with the MT8222B BTS Master. All key measurements – including return loss, cable loss, VSWR and distance-to-fault (DTF) – can be made with the compact analyzer. It can also measure gain, isolation, and insertion loss, to verify sector-to-antenna isolation.