Chapter 18

RF Characteristics


This chapter presents the RF requirements that define the RF characteristics of both base stations and devices. Both an overview and further details of transmitter and receiver requirements are given, including how they are subdivided into conducted and radiated requirements.


RF characteristics; RF requirements; soectrum flexibility; frequency range; radiated; conducted; BS types; BS classes; multistandard; multiband; non-contiguous

The RF characteristics of NR are strongly tied to the spectrum available for 5G as described in Chapter 3 and the spectrum flexibility required to operate in those spectrum allocations. While spectrum flexibility has been a cornerstone for previous generations of mobile systems, ...

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