1 Scope

05.023GPPMultiplexing and Multiple Access on the Radio PathTS

The present document defines the physical channels of the radio sub‑system required to support the logical channels. It includes a description of the logical channels and the definition of frequency hopping, TDMA frames, timeslots and bursts.

1.1 References

  • References are either specific (identified by date of publication, edition number, version number, etc.) or non‑specific.
  • For a specific reference, subsequent revisions do not apply.
  • For a non-specific reference, the latest version applies.
  • A non-specific reference to an ETS shall also be taken to refer to later versions published as an EN with the same number.
  • For this Release 1999 document, references to GSM documents are for Release 1999 versions (version 8.x.y).

[1] GSM 01.04: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Abbreviations and acronyms".

[2] GSM 03.03: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Numbering, addressing and identification".

[3] GSM 04.03: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Mobile Station – Base Station System (MS – BSS) interface Channel structures and access capabilities".

[4] GSM 04.06: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Mobile Station – Base Station System (MS – BSS) interface Data Link (DL) layer specification".

[5] GSM 04.08: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Mobile radio interface layer 3 specification".

[6] GSM 05.03: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Channel coding".

[7] GSM 05.04: "Digital cellular telecommunications system; Modulation".

[8] GSM 05.05: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Radio transmission and reception".

[9] GSM 05.08: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Radio subsystem link control".

[10] GSM 05.10: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); Radio subsystem synchronization".

[11] GSM 03.64: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); General Packet Radio Service (GPRS); Overall description of the GPRS Radio Interface; Stage 2".

[12] GSM 04.60: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); General Packet Radio Service (GPRS); Mobile Station (MS) – Base Station System (BSS interface; Radio Link Control (RLC) and Medium Access Control (MAC) Layer Specification".

[13] GSM 03.52: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); GSM Cordless Telephony System (CTS), Phase 1; Lower layers of the CTS Radio Interface; Stage 2".

[14] GSM 04.56: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); GSM Cordless Telephony System (CTS), Phase 1; CTS radio interface layer 3 specification".

[15] GSM 05.56: "Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+); GSM Cordless Telephony System (CTS), Phase 1; CTS-FP radio subsystem".

1.2 Abbreviations

Abbreviations used in the present document are listed in GSM 01.04 [1].