Welcome to the Mobile Wireless Learning Center! The site is divided into several sections: 5G, 4G/LTE and Mobile Network Testing.  Content is updated frequently, so please come back often to see what’s new. Thanks for visiting!

5G Technologies

Latest posts about 5G Technologies

Poster: Over-the-Air (OTA) Testing Fundamentals

Poster: Over-the-Air (OTA) Testing Fundamentals

Curious about how to reduce the chamber size for your OTA testing? Higher device integration and much higher frequencies drive the need to test devices over the air (OTA), particularly for 5G NR. How do device dimensions and the chosen frequency range drive size and space requirements in OTA test setups? Learn more about the…

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5G and the LTE Evolution

Article & Infographic With the industry’s focus on 5G technology deployment, the next generation of wireless communication as we know it is seemingly right around the corner. As with any new technology turn, there will be a number of challenges and opportunities that arise alongside its commercial launch. Regardless, it’s exciting to witness the evolution…

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Poster: Microwaves and Beyond

Poster: Microwaves and Beyond

Test and measurement excellence up to 500 GHz and beyond Rohde & Schwarz offers the right solutions for your microwave test needs including signal generators, spectrum and signal analyzers, network analyzers, power meters, oscilloscopes and EMC test equipment. Whatever your application, whether you are dealing with pulsed, swept or modulated signals, our instruments generate and…

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4G/LTE Technologies

Latest posts about 4G/LTE Technologies

Simulating Automatic Obscuration and Multipath for Realistic GNSS Receiver Testing

Simulating Automatic Obscuration and Multipath for Realistic GNSS Receiver Testing

The R&S®SMBV100A supports receiver testing under realistic conditions by offering features such as obscuration simulation and automatic multipath generation. Out of a multitude of possible test scenarios – with predefined or user-specific settings – this application note presents some examples to give an impression of the instrument’s capabilities.

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Voice and SMS in LTE

Voice and SMS in LTE

This white paper summarizes the technology options for supporting voice and short message service (SMS) in LTE, including circuit switched fallback (CSFB), SMS over SGs, and voice over LTE (VoLTE). It includes background information on the standardization process, and the commercial implications for the different options. The white paper also addresses test and measurement requirements…

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Recording and Playing Back the GPS RF Spectrum

Recording and Playing Back the GPS RF Spectrum

A GPS L1-frequency signal is recorded using a receiver such as an R&S®TSMW or an R&S®FSV. Then the I/Q data is stored via the digital I/Q interface on an R&S®IQR device. Playback is realized using an R&S®SMBV signal generator that is also connected to an R&S®IQR via a digital I/Q interface.

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Mobile Network Technologies

Latest posts about Mobile Network Technologies

R&S®PR100 Locating a signal source

R&S®PR100 Locating a signal source

This application brochure describes the procedure for locating a signal source using an R&S®PR100 portable receiver and an R&S®HE300 active directional antenna.

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Webinar: Remote Radio Heads in Today’s Evolving RAN Environment

Webinar: Remote Radio Heads in Today’s Evolving RAN Environment

Radio Access Networks (RAN) have evolved considerably from mobile access networks of the past and are helping to drive the “densification” of mobile networks allowing mobile operators to keep up with the heavy traffic demands brought on by 4G/LTE. In this webinar, we look at the forces behind the evolving wireless access network and the…

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eBook: What you need to know about NB-IoT technology and testing

eBook: What you need to know about NB-IoT technology and testing

Cellular wide area network technologies, in particular for security and mission critical use cases and applications, require very high network reliability and availability where proper device testing and also network testing is a must to always ensure the essential quality of service.

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