9.2.2 NG-RAN Node and Cell Configuration related IE definitions

38.4233GPPNG-RANRelease 16TSXn Application Protocol (XnAP)

9.2.2.1 Global gNB ID

This IE is used to globally identify a gNB (see TS 38.300 [9]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

CHOICE gNB ID

M

>gNB ID

>>gNB ID

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(22..32))

Equal to the leftmost bits of the NR Cell Identity IE contained in the NR CGI IE of each cell served by the gNB.

9.2.2.2 Global ng-eNB ID

This IE is used to globally identify an ng-eNB (see TS 38.300 [9]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

CHOICE ng-eNB ID

M

>Macro ng-eNB ID

>>Macro ng-eNB ID

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(20))

Equal to the 20 leftmost bits of the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE contained in the E-UTRA CGI IE of each cell served by the ng-eNB.

>Short Macro ng-eNB ID

>>Short Macro ng-eNB ID

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(18))

Equal to the 18 leftmost bits of the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE contained in the E-UTRA CGI IE of each cell served by the ng-eNB.

>Long Macro ng-eNB ID

>>Long Macro ng-eNB ID

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(21))

Equal to the 21 leftmost bits of the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE contained in the E-UTRA CGI IE of each cell served by the ng-eNB.

9.2.2.3 Global NG-RAN Node ID

This IE is used to globally identify an NG-RAN node (see TS 38.300 [9]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE NG-RAN node

M

>gNB

>>Global gNB ID

M

9.2.2.1

>ng-eNB

>>Global ng-eNB ID

M

9.2.2.2

9.2.2.4 PLMN Identity

This IE indicates the PLMN Identity.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

OCTET STRING (SIZE(3))

Digits 0 to 9 encoded 0000 to 1001, 1111 used as filler digit.

Two digits per octet:

– bits 4 to 1 of octet n encoding digit 2n-1

– bits 8 to 5 of octet n encoding digit 2n

PLMN Identity consists of 3 digits from MCC followed by either:
– a filler digit plus 2 digits from MNC (in case of 2 digit MNC) or
– 3 digits from MNC (in case of 3 digit MNC).

9.2.2.5 TAC

This information element is used to uniquely identify a Tracking Area within a PLMN.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

TAC

M

OCTET STRING (SIZE (3))

9.2.2.6 RAN Area Code

This IE defines the RAN Area Code.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

RANAC

M

INTEGER (0..255)

9.2.2.7 NR CGI

This IE is used to globally identify an NR cell (see TS 38.300 [9]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

NR Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(36))

The leftmost bits of the NR Cell Identity IE correspond to the gNB ID (defined in subclause 9.2.2.1).

9.2.2.8 E-UTRA CGI

This IE is used to globally identify an E-UTRA cell (see TS 36.300 [12]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

E-UTRA Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(28))

The leftmost bits of the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE correspond to the ng-eNB ID (defined in subclause 9.2.2.2).

9.2.2.9 NG-RAN Cell Identity

This IE contains either an NR or an E-UTRA Cell Identity.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE Cell Identifier

M

>NR

>>NR Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(36))

The leftmost bits of the NR Cell Identity IE correspond to the gNB ID (defined in subclause 9.2.2.1).

>E-UTRA

>>E-UTRA Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(28))

The leftmost bits of the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE correspond to the ng-eNB ID (defined in subclause 9.2.2.8).

9.2.2.10 NG-RAN Cell PCI

This IE defines physical cell ID of a cell served by an NG-RAN node.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE RAT

M

>nr

>>NR PCI

M

INTEGER (0..1007, …)

NR Physical Cell ID

>e-utra

>>E-UTRA PCI

M

INTEGER (0..503, …)

E-UTRA Physical Cell ID

9.2.2.11 Served Cell Information NR

This IE contains cell configuration information of an NR cell that a neighbouring NG-RAN node may need for the Xn AP interface.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

NR-PCI

M

INTEGER (0..1007, …)

NR Physical Cell ID

NR CGI

M

9.2.2.7

TAC

M

9.2.2.5

Tracking Area Code

RANAC

O

RAN Area Code

9.2.2.6

Broadcast PLMNs

1..<maxnoofBPLMNs>

Broadcast PLMNs in SIB1 associated to the NR Cell Identity in the NR CGI IE.

>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

CHOICE NR-Mode-Info

M

>FDD

>>FDD Info

1

>>>UL NR Frequency Info

M

NR Frequency Info

9.2.2.19

>>>DL NR Frequency Info

M

NR Frequency Info

9.2.2.19

>>>UL Transmission Bandwidth

M

NR Transmission Bandwidth

9.2.2.20

>>>DL Transmission Bandwidth

M

NR Transmission Bandwidth

9.2.2.20

>>>UL Carrier List

O

NR Carrier List

9.2.2.63

If included, the UL Transmission Bandwidth IE shall be ignored.

YES

ignore

>>>DL Carrier List

O

NR Carrier List

9.2.2.63

If included, the DL Transmission Bandwidth IE shall be ignored.

YES

ignore

>TDD

>>TDD Info

1

>>>Frequency Info

M

NR Frequency Info

9.2.2.19

>>>Transmission Bandwidth

M

NR Transmission Bandwidth

9.2.2.20

>>>Intended TDD DL-UL Configuration NR

O

9.2.2.40

YES

ignore

>>>TDD UL-DL Configuration Common NR

O

OCTET STRING

The tdd-UL-DL-ConfigurationCommon as defined in TS 38.331 [10]

YES

ignore

>>>Carrier List

O

NR Carrier List

9.2.2.63

If included, the Transmission Bandwidth IE shall be ignored.

YES

ignore

Measurement Timing Configuration

M

OCTET STRING

Contains the MeasurementTimingConfiguration inter-node message for the served cell, as defined in TS 38.331 [10].

Connectivity Support

M

9.2.2.28

Broadcast PLMN Identity Info List NR

0..<maxnoofBPLMNs>

This IE corresponds to the PLMN-IdentityInfoList IE and the NPN-IdentityInfoList IE (if available) in SIB1 as specified in TS 38.331 [8]. All PLMN Identities and associated information contained in the PLMN-IdentityInfoList IE and NPN identities and associated information contained in the NPN-IdentityInfoList IE (if available) are included and provided in the same order as broadcast in SIB1.

NOTE: In case of NPN-only cell, the PLMN Identities and associated information contained in the PLMN-IdentityInfoList IE are not included.

YES

ignore

>Broadcast PLMNs

1..<maxnoofBPLMNs>

Broadcast PLMNs in SIB1 associated to the NR Cell Identity IE.

>>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

>TAC

M

9.2.2.5

>NR Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(36))

>RANAC

O

RAN Area Code

9.2.2.6

>Configured TAC Indication

O

9.2.2.39a

NOTE: This IE is associated with the TAC in the Broadcast PLMN Identity Info List NR IE

YES

ignore

>NPN Broadcast Information

O

9.2.2.71

If this IE is included the content of the Broadcast PLMNs IE in the Broadcast PLMN Identity Info List NR IE is ignored.

YES

reject

Configured TAC Indication

O

9.2.2.39a

NOTE: This IE is associated with the TAC on top-level of the Served Cell Information NR IE

YES

ignore

NPN Broadcast Information

O

9.2.2.71

If this IE is included the content of the Broadcast PLMNs IE in the top Served Cell Information NR IE is ignored.

YES

reject

SSB Positions In Burst

O

9.2.2.64

YES

ignore

NR Cell PRACH Configuration

O

OCTET STRING

Containing 9.3.1.139 NR Cell PRACH Configuration as of TS 38.473 [41].

YES

ignore

CSI-RS Transmission Indication

O

ENUMERATED (activated, deactivated, …)

This IE indicates the CSI-RS transmission status of the given cell.

YES

ignore

SFN Offset

O

9.2.2.75

YES

Ignore

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofBPLMNs

Maximum no. of broadcast PLMNs by a cell. Value is 12.

9.2.2.12 Served Cell Information E-UTRA

This IE contains cell configuration information of an E-UTRA cell that a neighbour NG-RAN node may need for the Xn AP interface.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

E-UTRA PCI

M

INTEGER (0..503, …)

E-UTRA Physical Cell ID

ECGI

M

E-UTRA CGI

9.2.2.8

TAC

M

9.2.2.5

Tracking Area Code

RANAC

O

RAN Area Code

9.2.2.6

Broadcast PLMNs

1..<maxnoofBPLMNs>

Broadcast PLMNs in SIB1 associated to the E-UTRA Cell Identity in the ECGI IE.

NOTE: In this version of the specification, it is possible to broadcast only up to 6 PLMN IDs.

>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

CHOICE E-UTRA-Mode-Info

M

>FDD

>>FDD Info

1

>>>UL EARFCN

M

E-UTRA ARFCN

9.2.2.21

Corresponds to NUL in TS 36.104 [25] for E-UTRA operating bands for which it is defined; ignored for E-UTRA operating bands for which NUL is not defined

>>>DL EARFCN

M

E-UTRA ARFCN

9.2.2.21

Corresponds to NDL in TS 36.104 [25]

>>>UL E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

M

E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

9.2.2.22

Same as DL Transmission Bandwidth in this release; ignored in case UL EARFCN value is ignored

>>>DL E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

M

E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

9.2.2.22

>>>Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to DL EARFCN

O

Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to EARFCN

9.2.2.47

Corresponds to MDL in TS 36.104 [25]

YES

reject

>>>Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to UL EARFCN

O

Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to EARFCN

9.2.2.47

Corresponds to MUL in TS 36.104 [25]

YES

reject

>TDD

>>TDD Info

1

>>>EARFCN

M

E-UTRA ARFCN

9.2.2.21

Corresponds to NDL/NUL in TS 36.104 [25]

>>>E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

M

9.2.2.22

>>>Subframe Assignment

M

ENUMERATED (sa0, sa1, sa2, sa3, sa4, sa5, sa6, …)

Uplink-downlink subframe configuration information defined in TS 36.211 [26]

>>>Special Subframe Info

1

Special subframe configuration information defined in TS 36.211 [26]

>>>>Special Subframe Patterns

M

ENUMERATED (ssp0, ssp1, ssp2, ssp3, ssp4, ssp5, ssp6, ssp7, ssp8, ssp9, ssp10, …)

>>>>Cyclic Prefix DL

M

ENUMERATED (Normal, Extended,…)

>>>>Cyclic Prefix UL

M

ENUMERATED (Normal, Extended, …)

>>>Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to DL EARFCN

O

Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to EARFCN

9.2.2.47

Corresponds to MDL in TS 36.104 [25]

YES

reject

>>>NB-IoT UL DL Alignment Offset

O

9.2.2.48

Corresponds to the TDD-UL-DL-AlignmentOffset-NB in TS 36.331 [14].

YES

reject

Number of Antenna Ports E-UTRA

O

9.2.2.23

PRACH Configuration

O

E-UTRA PRACH Configuration

9.2.2.25

MBSFN Subframe Info

0..<maxnoofMBSFN>

MBSFN subframe defined in TS 36.331 [14]

>Radioframe Allocation Period

M

ENUMERATED (n1, n2, n4, n8, n16, n32, …)

>Radioframe Allocation Offset

M

INTEGER (0..7, …)

>MBSFN Subframe Allocation E-UTRA

M

9.2.2.26

E-UTRA Multiband Info List

O

9.2.2.24

FreqBandIndicatorPriority

O

ENUMERATED (not-broadcast, broadcast, …)

This IE indicates that the eNodeB supports FreqBandIndicationPriority, and whether

FreqBandIndicatorPriority is broadcast in SIB 1 (see TS 36.331 [14])

BandwidthReducedSI

O

ENUMERATED (scheduled, …)

This IE indicates that the SystemInformationBlockType1-BR is scheduled in the cell (see TS 36.331 [14])

Protected E-UTRA Resource Indication

O

9.2.2.29

This IE indicates which E-UTRA control/reference signal resources are protected and are not subject to E-UTRA – NR Cell Resource Coordination.

Broadcast PLMN Identity Info List E-UTRA

0..<maxnoofEUTRABPLMNs>

This IE corresponds to the cellAccessRelatedInfoList-5GC IE in SIB1 as specified in TS 36.331 [14]. All PLMN Identities and associated information contained in the cellAccessRelatedInfoList-5GC IE are included and provided in the same order as broadcast in SIB1.

YES

ignore

>Broadcast PLMNs

1..<maxnoofEUTRABPLMNs>

Broadcast PLMNs in SIB1 associated to the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE.

>>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

>TAC

M

9.2.2.5

>E-UTRA Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(28))

>RANAC

O

RAN Area Code

9.2.2.6

NPRACH Configuration

O

NPRACH Configuration

9.2.2.74

YES

ignore

SFN Offset

O

9.2.2.75

YES

Ignore

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofBPLMNs

Maximum no. of broadcast PLMNs by a cell. The value is 12.

maxnoofMBSFN

Maximum no. of MBSFN frame allocation with different offset. Value is 8.

maxnoofEUTRABPLMNs

Maximum no. of PLMN Ids.broadcast in an E-UTRA cell. Value is 6.

9.2.2.13 Neighbour Information NR

This IE contains cell configuration information of NR cells that a neighbour NG-RAN node may need to properly operate its own served cells.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Neighbour Information NR

1 .. <maxnoofNeighbours>

>NRPCI

M

INTEGER (0..1007)

NR Physical Cell ID

>NR CGI

M

9.2.2.7

>TAC

M

9.2.2.5

Tracking Area Code

>RANAC

O

RAN Area Code

9.2.2.6

>CHOICE NR-Mode-Info

M

>>FDD

>>>FDD Info

1

>>>>UL NR FreqInfo

M

NR Frequency Info

9.2.2.19

>>>>DL NR FreqInfo

M

NR Frequency Info

9.2.2.19

>>TDD

>>>TDD Info

1

>>>>NR FreqInfo

M

NR ARFCN Frequency Info

9.2.2.19

>Connectivity Support

M

9.2.2.28

>Measurement Timing Configuration

M

OCTET STRING

Contains the MeasurementTimingConfiguration inter-node message for the neighbour cell, as defined in TS 38.331 [10].

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofNeighbours

Maximum no. of neighbour cells associated to a given served cell. Value is 1024.

9.2.2.14 Neighbour Information E-UTRA

This IE contains cell configuration information of E-UTRA cells that a neighbour NG-RAN node may need to properly operate its own served cells.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

E-UTRA Neighbour Information E-UTRA

1 .. <maxnoofNeighbours>

>E-UTRA PCI

M

INTEGER (0..503, …)

E-UTRA Physical Cell Identifier of the neighbour cell

>ECGI

M

E-UTRA CGI

9.2.2.8

>EARFCN

M

E-UTRA ARFCN

9.2.2.21

DL EARFCN for FDD or EARFCN for TDD

>TAC

M

9.2.2.5

Tracking Area Code

>RANAC

O

RAN Area Code

9.2.2.6

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofNeighbours

Maximum no. of neighbour cells associated to a given served cell. Value is 1024.

9.2.2.15 Served Cells To Update NR

This IE contains updated configuration information for served NR cells exchanged between NG-RAN nodes.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

Served Cells NR To Add

0 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node>

List of added cells served by the NG-RAN node.

GLOBAL

reject

>Served Cell Information NR

M

9.2.2.11

>Neighbour Information NR

O

9.2.2.13

>Neighbour Information E-UTRA

O

9.2.2.14

Served Cells To Modify NR

0 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node>

List of modified cells served by the NG-RAN node.

YES

reject

>Old NR CGI

M

NR CGI

9.2.2.7

>Served Cell Information NR

M

9.2.2.11

>Neighbour Information NR

O

9.2.2.13

>Neighbour Information E-UTRA

O

9.2.2.14

>Deactivation Indication

O

ENUMERATED (deactivated, …)

Indicates that the concerned cell is switched off for energy saving reasons.

Served Cells To Delete NR

0 .. < maxnooffCellsinNG-RAN node >

List of deleted cells served by the NG-RAN node.

YES

reject

>Old NR-CGI

M

NR CGI

9.2.2.7

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node

Maximum no. cells that can be served by a NG-RAN node. Value is 16384.

9.2.2.16 Served Cells to Update E-UTRA

This IE contains updated configuration information for served E-UTRA cells exchanged between NG-RAN nodes.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

Served Cells To Add E-UTRA

0 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node>

List of added cells served by the NG-RAN node.

YES

reject

>Served Cell Information E-UTRA

M

9.2.2.12

>Neighbour Information NR

O

9.2.2.13

>Neighbour Information E-UTRA

O

9.2.2.14

Served Cells To Modify E-UTRA

0 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node>

List of modified cells served by the NG-RAN node.

YES

reject

>Old ECGI

M

E-UTRA CGI

9.2.2.8

>Served Cell Information E-UTRA

M

9.2.2.12

>Neighbour Information NR

O

9.2.2.13

>Neighbour Information E-UTRA

O

9.2.2.14

>Deactivation Indication

O

ENUMERATED (deactivated, …)

Indicates that the concerned cell is switched off for energy saving reasons.

Served Cells To Delete E-UTRA

0 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node >

List of deleted cells served by the NG-RAN node.

YES

reject

>Old ECGI

M

E-UTRA CGI

9.2.2.8

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node

Maximum no. cells that can be served by a NG-RAN node. Value is 16384.

9.2.2.17 Cell Assistance Information NR

The Cell Assistance Information IE is used by the NG-RAN node to request information about NR cells.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

CHOICE Cell Assistance Type

M

>Limited NR List

>>List of Requested NR Cells

1 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node>

Included when the NG-RAN node requests a limited list of served NR cells.

>>>NR CGI

M

9.2.2.7

NR cell for which served NR cell information is requested.

>Full NR List

>>Complete Information Request Indicator

M

ENUMERATED (allServedCellsNR, …)

Included when the NG-RAN node requests the complete list of served cells for a gNB

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node

Maximum no. cells that can be served by a NG-RAN node. Value is 16384.

9.2.2.18 SUL Information

This IE contains information about the SUL carrier.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

SUL Frequency Info

M

INTEGER (0..maxNRARFCN)

RF Reference Frequency as defined in TS 38.104 [24] section 5.4.2.1. The frequency provided in this IE identifies the absolute frequency position of the reference resource block (Common RB 0) of the SUL carrier. Its lowest subcarrier is also known as Point A.

SUL Transmission Bandwidth

M

NR Transmission Bandwidth

9.2.2.20

Carrier List

O

NR Carrier List

9.2.2.63

If included, the SUL Transmission Bandwidth IE shall be ignored.

YES

ignore

Frequency Shift 7p5khz

O

ENUMERATED (false, true, …)

Indicate whether the value of Δshift is 0kHz or 7.5kHz when calculating FREF,shift as defined in Section 5.4.2.1 of TS 38.104 [24].

YES

ignore

Range bound

Explanation

maxNRARFCN

Maximum value of NRARFCNs. Value is 3279165.

9.2.2.19 NR Frequency Info

The NR Frequency Info defines the carrier frequency and bands used in a cell for a given direction (UL or DL) in FDD or for both UL and DL directions in TDD or for SUL carrier.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

NR ARFCN

M

INTEGER (0.. maxNRARFCN)

RF Reference Frequency as defined in TS 38.104 [24], section 5.4.2.1. The frequency provided in this IE identifies the absolute frequency position of the reference resource block (Common RB 0) of the carrier. Its lowest subcarrier is also known as Point A.

SUL Information

O

9.2.2.18

NR Frequency Band List

1

>NR Frequency Band Item

1..<maxnoofNRCellBands>

>>NR Frequency Band

M

INTEGER (1.. 1024, …)

Primary NR Operating Band as defined in TS 38.104 [24], section 5.4.2.3.

The value 1 corresponds e n1, value 2 corresponds to NR operating band n2, etc.

>>Supported SUL band List

0..<maxnoofNRCellBands>

>>>Supported SUL band Item

M

INTEGER (1.. 1024, …)

Supplementary NR Operating Band as defined in TS 38.104 [24] section 5.4.2.3 that can be used for SUL duplex mode as per TS 38.101-1 table 5.2-1.

The value 80 corresponds to NR operating band n80, value 81 corresponds to NR operating band n81, etc.

Frequency Shift 7p5khz

O

ENUMERATED (false, true, …)

Indicate whether the value of Δshift is 0kHz or 7.5kHz when calculating FREF,shift as defined in Section 5.4.2.1 of TS 38.104 [24].

YES

ignore

Range bound

Explanation

maxNRARFCN

Maximum value of NRARFCNs. Value is 3279165.

maxnoofNRCellBands

Maximum no. of frequency bands supported for a NR cell. Value is 32.

9.2.2.20 NR Transmission Bandwidth

The NR Transmission Bandwidth IE is used to indicate either the UL or the DL transmission bandwidth.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

NR SCS

M

ENUMERATED (scs15, scs30, scs60, scs120, …)

The values scs15, scs30, scs60 and scs120 corresponds to the sub carrier spacing in TS 38.104 [24].

NR NRB

M

ENUMERATED (nrb11, nrb18, nrb24, nrb25, nrb31, nrb32, nrb38, nrb51, nrb52, nrb65, nrb66, nrb78, nrb79, nrb93, nrb106, nrb107, nrb121, nrb132, nrb133, nrb135, nrb160, nrb162, nrb189, nrb216, nrb217, nrb245, nrb264, nrb270, nrb273, …)

This IE is used to indicate the UL or DL transmission bandwidth expressed in units of resource blocks "NRB" (TS 38.104 [24]). The values nrb11, nrb18, etc. correspond to the number of resource blocks "NRB" 11, 18, etc.

9.2.2.21 E-UTRA ARFCN

The E-UTRA Absolute Radio Frequency Channel Number defines the carrier frequency used in an E-UTRAN cell for a given direction (UL or DL) in FDD or for both UL and DL directions in TDD.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

E-UTRA ARFCN

M

INTEGER (0..maxEARFCN)

The relation between EARFCN and carrier frequency (in MHz) are defined in TS 36.104 [25].

Range bound

Explanation

maxEARFCN

Maximum value of EARFCNs. Value is 262143.

9.2.2.22 E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

The E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth IE is used to indicate the UL or DL transmission bandwidth expressed in units of resource blocks "NRB" (TS 36.104 [25]). The values bw1, bw6, bw15, bw25, bw50, bw75, bw100 correspond to the number of resource blocks "NRB" 6, 15, 25, 50, 75, 100.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

E-UTRA Transmission Bandwidth

M

ENUMERATED (bw6, bw15, bw25, bw50, bw75, bw100,… , bw1)

9.2.2.23 Number of Antenna Ports E-UTRA

The Number of Antenna Ports E-UTRA IE is used to indicate the number of cell specific antenna ports supported by an E-UTRA cell.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Number of Antenna Ports

M

ENUMERATED (an1, an2, an4,…)

an1 = One antenna port

an2 = Two antenna ports

an4 = Four antenna ports

9.2.2.24 E-UTRA Multiband Info List

The E-UTRA Multiband Info List IE contains the additional frequency band indicators that an E-UTRA cell belongs to listed in decreasing order of preference and corresponds to the MultiBandInfoList specified in TS 36.331 [14].

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

BandInfo

1..<maxnoofEutraBands>

>Frequency Band Indicator

M

INTEGER (1.. 256, …)

E-UTRA operating band as defined in TS 36.101 [27, table 5.5-1]

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofEUTRABands

Maximum number of frequency bands that an E-UTRA cell belongs to. The value is 16.

9.2.2.25 E-UTRA PRACH Configuration

This IE indicates the E-UTRA PRACH resources used in an E-UTRA neighbour cell.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

RootSequenceIndex

M

INTEGER

(0..837)

See section 5.7.2. in TS 36.211 [26]

ZeroCorrelationZoneConfiguration

M

INTEGER

(0..15)

See section 5.7.2. in TS 36.211 [26]

HighSpeedFlag

M

ENUMERATED (true, false, …)

"true" corresponds to Restricted set and "false" to Unrestricted set. See section 5.7.2 in TS 36.211 [26]

PRACH-FrequencyOffset

M

INTEGER

(0..94)

See section 5.7.1 of TS 36.211 [26]

PRACH-ConfigurationIndex

C-ifTDD

INTEGER

(0..63)

See section 5.7.1. in TS 36.211 [26]

Condition

Explanation

ifTDD

This IE shall be present if the EUTRA-Mode-Info IE in the Served Cell Information E-UTRA IE is set to the value "TDD".

9.2.2.26 MBSFN Subframe Allocation E-UTRA

The MBSFN Subframe Allocation E-UTRA IE is used to indicate the subframes that are allocated for MBSFN within the radio frame allocation period as specified for the MBSFN-SubframeConfig IE TS 36.331 [14].

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

CHOICE Subframe Allocation

M

>oneframe

>>Oneframe Info

M

BITSTRING (SIZE(6))

>fourframes

>>Fourframes Info

M

BITSTRING (SIZE(24))

9.2.2.27 Global NG-RAN Cell Identity

This IE contains either an NR or an E-UTRA Cell Identity.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

NG-RAN Cell Identity

M

9.2.2.9

9.2.2.28 Connectivity Support

The Connectivity Support IE is used to indicate the connectivity supported by a NR cell.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

EN-DC Support

M

ENUMERATED (Supported, Not supported, …)

9.2.2.29 Protected E-UTRA Resource Indication

This IE indicates the resources allocated for E-UTRA DL and UL reference and control signals (hereby referred to as protected resources). This information is used in the process of E-UTRA – NR Cell Resource Coordination.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Activation SFN

M

INTEGER (0..1023)

Indicates from which SFN of the receiving node the resource allocation is valid.

Protected Resource List

1

The protected resource pattern is continuously repeated, and it is valid until stated otherwise or until replaced by a new pattern. The pattern does not apply in reserved subframes.

>Protected Resource List Item

1..<maxnoofProtectedResourcePatterns>

Each item describes one transmission pattern. A pattern may comprise several control signals.

>>Resource Type

M

ENUMERATED (downlinknonCRS,CRS,uplink, …)

Indicates whether the protected resource is E-UTRA DL non-CRS, E-UTRA CRS or E-UTRA UL.

>>Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint

M

BIT STRING (84, …)

The bitmap of REs occupied by the protected signal within one PRB. Each position in the bitmap represents an RE in one PRB; value "0" indicates "resource not protected", value "1" indicates "resource protected ". The first bit of the string corresponds to the RE with the smallest time and frequency index in the PRB, where the indexing first goes into the frequency domain. The length of the bit string equals the product of and the length of PRB in time dimension, measured in REs. is defined in TS 36.211 [10]. The intra-PRB pattern consisting of all "1"s is equivalent to PRB-level granularity.

>>Protected Footprint Frequency Pattern

M

BIT STRING(6..110, …)

The bit string indicates in which PRBs inside carrier bandwidth the Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint applies. How often in time dimension this frequency pattern applies, depends on time periodicity of Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint. The first bit of the bit string corresponds to the PRB occupying the lowest subcarrier frequencies of the carrier bandwidth, where the indexing first goes into the frequency domain. Each position in the string represents a PRB; value "0" indicates " Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint does not appear in PRB", value "1" indicates "Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint appears in PRB". The length of the bit string equals the number of PRBs in the carrier bandwidth.

>>Protected Footprint Time Pattern

M

The description of time periodicity of the Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint.

>>>Protected Footprint Time-periodicity

M

INTEGER(1..320, …)

Periodicity with which the periodic Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint repeats in time-dimension (1= every PRB (i.e. slot), 2=every other PRB (i.e. slot) etc.

>>>Protected Footprint Start Time

M

INTEGER(1..20, …)

The time-position of the PRB inside the frame in which the periodic Intra-PRB Protected Resource Footprint appears for the first time. The value "1" corresponds to the receiving node’s slot 0 in subframe 0 in the receiving node’s radio frame where SFN = Activation SFN.

MBSFN Control Region Length

O

INTEGER(0..3)

Length of control region in MBSFN subframes. Expressed in REs, in the time dimension.

PDCCH Region Length

M

INTEGER(1..3)

Length of PDCCH region in regular subframes. Expressed in REs, in the time dimension.

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofProtectedResourcePatterns

Maximum no. protected resource patterns. Value is 16.

9.2.2.30 Data Traffic Resource Indication

This IE indicates the intended data traffic resource allocation for E-UTRA – NR Cell Resource Coordination.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Activation SFN

M

INTEGER (0..1023)

Indicates from which SFN of the receiving node the agreement is valid.

CHOICE Shared Resource Type

M

>UL Only Sharing

>>UL Resource Bitmap

M

Data Traffic Resources 9.2.2.31

>UL and DL Sharing

>>CHOICE UL Resources

M

>>>Unchanged

NULL

>>>Changed

>>>>UL Resource Bitmap

M

Data Traffic Resources 9.2.2.31

>>CHOICE DL Resources

M

>>>Unchanged

NULL

>>>Changed

>>>>DL Resource Bitmap

M

Data Traffic Resources 9.2.2.31

Reserved Subframe Pattern

O

9.2.2.32

Indicates subframes in which the resource allocation does not hold.

9.2.2.31 Data Traffic Resources

The Data Traffic Resources IE indicates the intended data traffic resource allocation for E-UTRA – NR Cell Resource Coordination.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Data Traffic Resources

M

BIT STRING (6..17600)

The indication of resources allocated to E-UTRA PDSCH/PUSCH. Each position in the bit string represents a PRB pair in a subframe; value "0" indicates "resource not intended to be used for transmission", value "1" indicates "resource intended to be used for transmission ". The first bit of the bit string corresponds to the PRB pair occupying the lowest subcarrier frequencies of the carrier, where the indexing first goes into the frequency domain.

The bit string may span across multiple contiguous subframes. The first position of the Data Traffic Resources IE corresponds to the receiving node’s subframe 0 in a receiving node’s radio frame where SFN = Activation SFN.

The length of the bit string is an integer multiple of
or , defined in TS 36.211 [10].

9.2.2.32 Reserved Subframe Pattern

The Reserved Subframe Pattern IE indicates the pattern of subframes in which the Protected E-UTRA Resource Indication and Data Traffic Resource Indication do not hold.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Subframe Type

M

ENUMERATED(MBSFN, non-MBSFN, …)

Indicates what type of non-regular subframes the Reserved Subframe Pattern refers to (e.g. MBSFN).

Reserved Subframe Pattern

M

BIT STRING (10..160)

Each position in the bitmap represents a subframe.

Value ‘0’ indicates "regular subframe". Value ‘1’ indicates "reserved subframe". For MBSFN subframes, the exception refers only to the non-control region of the subframe. The bit string may span across multiple contiguous subframes. The first position of the Subframe Configuration IE corresponds to the receiving node’s subframe 0 in a receiving node’s radio frame where SFN = Activation SFN. The IE is ignored if received by the ng-eNB.

MBSFN Control Region Length

O

INTEGER(0..3)

Length of control region in MBSFN subframes. Expressed in REs, in the time dimension.

9.2.2.33 MR-DC Resource Coordination Information

The MR-DC Resource Coordination Information IE is used to coordinate resource utilisation between the M-NG-RAN node and the S-NG-RAN node.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE NG-RAN Node Resource Coordination Information

M

>EUTRA

>>E-UTRA Resource Coordination Information

9.2.2.34

E-UTRA resource coordination information

>NR

>>NR Resource Coordination Information

9.2.2.35

NR resource coordination information

9.2.2.34 E-UTRA Resource Coordination Information

The E-UTRA Resource Configuration Information IE indicates LTE resource allocation at ng-eNB used at the gNB to coordinate resource or sidelink resource utilisation between M-NG-RAN-node and S-NG-RAN node.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

EUTRA Cell ID

M

E-UTRA CGI

9.2.2.8

This IE indicates the SpCell.

UL Coordination Information

M

BIT STRING (6..4400, …)

Each position in the bitmap represents a PRB pair in a subframe; value "0" indicates "PCell resource not intended to be used for transmission by the sending node", value "1" indicates "PCell resource intended to be used for transmission by the sending node". The bit string spans from the first PRB pair of the first represented subframe to the last PRB pair of the same subframe and then moves to the following PRBs in the following subframes in the same order. Each position is applicable only in positions corresponding to UL subframes or SL subframes for sidelink transmission.

The bit string may span across multiple contiguous subframes (maximum 40).

The first position of the UL Coordination Information corresponds to subframe 0 in a radio frame where SFN = 0.

The length of the bit string is an integer multiple of .  is defined in TS 36.211 [10].

The UL Coordination Information is continuously repeated.

DL Coordination Information

O

BIT STRING (6..4400, …)

Each position in the bitmap represents a PRB pair in a subframe; value "0" indicates "PCell resource not intended to be used for transmission by the sending node", value "1" indicates "PCell resource intended to be used for transmission by the sending node". The bit string spans from the first PRB pair of the first represented subframe to the last PRB pair of the same subframe and then moves to the following PRBs in the following subframes in the same order. Each position is applicable only in positions corresponding to DL subframes.

The bit string may span across multiple contiguous subframes (maximum 40). The first position of the DL Coordination Information corresponds to the receiving node’s subframe 0 in a receiving node’s radio frame where SFN = 0.

The length of the bit string is an integer multiple of INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET . INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET  is defined in TS 36.211 [10].

The DL Coordination Information is continuously repeated.

NR CGI

O

9.2.2.7

This IE indicates the assumed SpCell.

E-UTRA Coordination Assistance Information

O

9.2.2.36

9.2.2.35 NR Resource Coordination Information

The NR Resource Coordination Information IE indicates resources within the bandwidth of the ng-eNB SpCell which are not available for use by the ng-eNB and is used at the ng-eNB to coordinate resource or sidelink resource utilisation between the gNB and the ng-eNB.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

NR CGI

M

9.2.2.7

This IE indicates the SpCell.

UL Coordination Information

M

BIT STRING (6..4400, …)

Each position in the bitmap represents a PRB pair in a subframe; value "0" indicates "SpCell resource not intended to be used for transmission by the sending node", value "1" indicates "SpCell resource intended to be used for transmission by the sending node". The bit string spans from the first PRB pair of the first represented subframe to the last PRB pair of the same subframe and then moves to the following PRBs in the following subframes in the same order. Each position is applicable only in positions corresponding to UL subframes or SL subframes for sidelink transmission.

The bit string may span across multiple contiguous subframes (maximum 40). The first position of the UL Coordination Information corresponds to the receiving node’s subframe 0 in a receiving node’s radio frame where SFN = 0.

The length of the bit string is an integer multiple of

. is defined in TS 36.211 [26].

The UL Coordination Information is continuously repeated.

DL Coordination Information

O

BIT STRING (6..4400, …)

Each position in the bitmap represents a PRB pair in a subframe; value "0" indicates "SpCell resource not intended to be used for transmission by the sending node", value "1" indicates "SpCell resource intended to be used for transmission by the sending node". The bit string spans from the first PRB pair of the first represented subframe to the last PRB pair of the same subframe and then moves to the following PRBs in the following subframes in the same order. Each position is applicable only in positions corresponding to DL subframes.

The bit string may span across multiple contiguous subframes (maximum 40). The first position of the DL Coordination Information corresponds to the receiving node’s subframe 0 in a receiving node’s radio frame where SFN = 0.

The length of the bit string is an integer multiple of INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET . INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "cid:image006.png@01D3588C.BC08DEC0" \* MERGEFORMATINET  is defined in TS 36.211 [26].

The DL Coordination Information is continuously repeated.

EUTRA Cell ID

O

ECGI

9.2.2.8

Reference cell for UL Coordination Information IE and DL Coordination Information IE.

NR Coordination Assistance Information

O

9.2.2.37

9.2.2.36 E-UTRA Coordination Assistance Information

The E-UTRA Coordination Assistance Information IE is provided by the ng-eNB and used by the gNB to determine further coordination of resource utilisation between the gNB and the ng-eNB.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

E-UTRA Coordination Assistance Information

M

ENUMERATED(Coordination Not Required, …)

9.2.2.37 NR Coordination Assistance Information

The NR Coordination Assistance Information IE is provided by the gNB and used by the ng-eNB to determine further coordination of resource utilisation between the gNB and the ng-eNB.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

NR Coordination Assistance Information

M

ENUMERATED(Coordination Not Required, …)

9.2.2.38 NE-DC TDM Pattern

The NE-DC TDM Pattern IE is provided by the gNB and used by the ng-eNB to determine UL/DL reference configuration indicating the time during which a UE configured with NE-DC is allowed to transmit.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Subframe Assignment

M

ENUMERATED(sa0, sa1, sa2, sa3, sa4, sa5, sa6)

Indicates DL/UL subframe configuration where sa0 points to Configuration 0, sa1 to Configuration 1 etc. as specified in TS 36.331 [14].

Harq Offset

M

INTEGER (0..9)

Indicates a HARQ subframe offset that is applied to the subframes designated as UL in the associated subframe assignment, see TS 36.331 [14]

9.2.2.39 Interface Instance Indication

The Interface Instance Indication identifies the interface instance the XnAP message is destined for.

NOTE: The Interface Instance Indication is allocated so that it can be associated with an Xn-C interface instance. The Interface Instance Indication may identify more than one interface instance.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Interface Instance Indication

M

INTEGER (0..255, …)

9.2.2.39a Configured TAC Indication

This IE indicates that in a NR cell served by the gNB, the TAC with which this IE is associated, is only configured but not broadcast.

NOTE: This IE is defined in accordance to the possibility foreseen in TS 38.331 [10] to not broadcast the TAC if the NR cell only supports PSCell/SCell functionality.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Configured TAC Indication

M

ENUMERATED (true, …)

9.2.2.40 Intended TDD DL-UL Configuration NR

This IE contains the subcarrier spacing, cyclic prefix and TDD DL-UL slot configuration of an NR cell that a neighbour NG-RAN node needs to take into account for cross-link interference mitigation, and/or for NR-DC power coordination, when operating its own cells.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

NR SCS

M

ENUMERATED (scs15, scs30, scs60, scs120, …)

The values scs15, scs30, scs60 and scs120 corresponds to the sub carrier spacing in TS 38.104 [24].

NR Cyclic Prefix

M

ENUMERATED (Normal, Extended, …)

The type of cyclic prefix, which determines the number of symbols in a slot.

NR DL-UL Transmission Periodicity

M

ENUMERATED (ms0p5, ms0p625, ms1, ms1p25, ms2, ms2p5, ms3, ms4, ms5, ms10, ms20, ms40, ms60, ms80, ms100, ms120, ms140, ms160, …)

The periodicity is expressed in the format msXpYZ, and equals X.YZ milliseconds.

Slot Configuration List

1

>Slot Configuration List Item

1..<maxnoofslots>

>>Slot Index

INTEGER (0.. 5119)

>>CHOICE Symbol Allocation in Slot

M

>>>All DL

>>>All UL

>>>Both DL and UL

>>>>Number of DL Symbols

M

INTEGER (0..13)

Number of consecutive DL symbols at the beginning of the slot identified by Slot Index. If extended cyclic prefix is used, the maximum value is 11.

>>>>Number of UL Symbols

M

INTEGER (0..13)

Number of consecutive UL symbols in the end of the slot identified by Slot Index. If extended cyclic prefix is used, the maximum value is 11.

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofslots

Maximum length of number of slots in a 10-ms period. Value is 5120.

9.2.2.41 Cell and Capacity Assistance Information NR

The Cell and Capacity Assistance Information NR IE is used by the NG-RAN node to request information about NR cells and it includes information about cell list size capacity.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Maximum Cell List Size

O

9.2.2.44

Cell Assistance Information NR

O

9.2.2.17

9.2.2.42 Cell and Capacity Assistance Information E-UTRA

The Cell and Capacity Assistance Information E-UTRA IE is used by the NG-RAN node to request information about E-UTRA cells and it includes information about cell list size capacity.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Maximum Cell List Size

O

9.2.2.44

Cell Assistance Information E-UTRA

O

9.2.2.43

9.2.2.43 Cell Assistance Information E-UTRA

The Cell Assistance Information IE is used by the NG-RAN node to request information about E-UTRA cells.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

CHOICE Cell Assistance Type

M

>Limited EUTRA List

>>List of Requested E-UTRA Cells

1 .. < maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node>

Included when the NG-RAN node requests a limited list of served E-UTRA cells.

>>>E-UTRA CGI

M

9.2.2.7

E-UTRA cell for which served E-UTRA cell information is requested.

>Full E-UTRA List

>>Complete Information Request Indicator

M

ENUMERATED (allServedCellsE-UTRA, …)

Included when the NG-RAN node requests the complete list of served cells for a ng-eNB

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofCellsinNG-RAN node

Maximum no. cells that can be served by a NG-RAN node. Value is 16384.

9.2.2.44 Maximum Cell List Size

This IE indicates the maximum size the sending node can handle for a given cell list.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Maximum Cell List Size

M

INTEGER (0..16384, …)

9.2.2.45 Message Oversize Notification

This IE indicates that a failure has occurred due to an excessive message size and it indicates the maximum number of cells that can be received in the List of Served Cells NR IE or in the List of Served Cells E-UTRA IE.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Maximum Cell List Size

M

9.2.2.44

9.2.2.46 Partial List Indicator

The Partial List Indicator IE is used by the NG-RAN node to indicate whether the served cell information contained in the same message is a partial list.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Partial List Indicator

M

ENUMERATED (partial, …)

9.2.2.47 Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to EARFCN

This IE is used to indicate the offset of the NB-IoT Channel Number to the EARFCN (TS 36.104 [25]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

Offset of NB-IoT Channel Number to EARFCN

M

ENUMERATED (-10, -9, -8.5, -8, -7, -6, -5, -4.5, -4, -3, -2, -1, -0.5, 0, 1, 2, 3, 3.5, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7.5, 8, 9, …)

9.2.2.48 NB-IoT UL DL Alignment Offset

This IE is used to indicate the offset between the UL carrier frequency center with respect to DL carrier frequency center.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

NB-IoT UL DL Alignment Offset

M

ENUMERATED (-7.5, 0, 7.5, …)

Unit: kHz

9.2.2.49 TNL Capacity Indicator

The TNL Capacity Indicator IE indicates the offered and available capacity of the Transport Network experienced by the NG RAN cell

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

DL TNL Offered Capacity

M

INTEGER (1.. 16777216,…)

Maximum capacity offered by the transport portion of the cell in kbps

DL TNL Available Capacity

M

INTEGER (0.. 100, …)

Available capacity over the transport portion serving the cell in percentage. Value 100 corresponds to the offered capacity.

UL TNL Offered Capacity

M

INTEGER (1.. 16777216, …)

Maximum capacity offered by the transport portion of the cell in kbps

UL TNL Available Capacity

M

INTEGER (0.. 100, …)

Available capacity over the transport portion serving the cell in percentage. Value 100 corresponds to the offered capacity.

9.2.2.50 Radio Resource Status

The Radio Resource Status IE indicates the usage of the PRBs per cell and per SSB area for all traffic in Downlink and Uplink and the usage of PDCCH CCEs for Downlink and Uplink scheduling.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Criticality

Assigned Criticality

CHOICE Radio Resource Status Type

M

>ng-eNB

>>DL GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per cell DL GBR PRB usage

>>UL GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per cell UL GBR PRB usage

>>DL non-GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per cell DL non-GBR PRB usage

>>UL non-GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per cell UL non-GBR PRB usage

>>DL Total PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per cell DL Total PRB usage

>>UL Total PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per cell UL Total PRB usage

>>DL scheduling PDCCH CCE usage

O

INTEGER (0..100)

YES

ignore

>>UL scheduling PDCCH CCE usage

O

INTEGER (0..100)

YES

ignore

>gNB

>>SSB Area Radio Resource Status List

1

>>>SSB Area Radio Resource Status Item

1..<maxnoofSSBAreas>

>>>>SSB Index

M

INTEGER (0..63)

>>>>SSB Area DL GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per SSB area DL GBR PRB usage

>>>>SSB Area UL GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per SSB area UL GBR PRB usage

>>>>SSB Area DL non-GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per SSB area DL non-GBR PRB usage

>>>>SSB Area UL non-GBR PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per SSB area UL non-GBR PRB usage

>>>>SSB Area DL Total PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per SSB area DL Total PRB usage

>>>>SSB Area UL Total PRB usage

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Per SSB area UL Total PRB usage

>>>>DL scheduling PDCCH CCE usage

O

INTEGER (0..100)

YES

ignore

>>>>UL scheduling PDCCH CCE usage

O

INTEGER (0..100)

YES

ignore

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofSSBAreas

Maximum no. SSB Areas that can be served by a NG-RAN node cell. Value is 64.

9.2.2.51 Composite Available Capacity Group

The Composite Available Capacity Group IE indicates the overall available resource level per cell and per SSB area in the cell in Downlink and Uplink.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Composite Available Capacity Downlink

M

Composite Available Capacity

9.2.2.52

For the Downlink

Composite Available Capacity Uplink

M

Composite Available Capacity

9.2.2.52

For the Uplink

9.2.2.52 Composite Available Capacity

The Composite Available Capacity IE indicates the overall available resource level in the cell in either Downlink or Uplink.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Cell Capacity Class Value

O

9.2.2.53

Capacity Value

M

9.2.2.54

‘0’ indicates no resource is available, Measured on a linear scale.

9.2.2.53 Cell Capacity Class Value

The Cell Capacity Class Value IE indicates the value that classifies the cell capacity with regards to the other cells. The Cell Capacity Class Value IE only indicates resources that are configured for traffic purposes.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Capacity Class Value

M

INTEGER (1..100,…)

Value 1 indicates the minimum cell capacity, and 100 indicates the maximum cell capacity. There should be a linear relation between cell capacity and Cell Capacity Class Value.

9.2.2.54 Capacity Value

The Capacity Value IE indicates the amount of resources per cell and per SSB area that are available relative to the total NG-RAN resources. The capacity value should be measured and reported so that the minimum NG-RAN resource usage of existing services is reserved according to implementation. The Capacity Value IE can be weighted according to the ratio of cell capacity class values, if available.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Capacity Value

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Value 0 indicates no available capacity, and 100 indicates maximum available capacity with respect to the whole cell. Capacity Value should be measured on a linear scale.

SSB Area Capacity Value List

0..1

>SSB Area Capacity Value Item

1..<maxnoofSSBAreas>

>>SSB Index

M

INTEGER (0..63)

>>SSB Area Capacity Value

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Value 0 indicates no available capacity, and 100 indicates maximum available capacity . SSB Area Capacity Value should be measured on a linear scale.

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofSSBAreas

Maximum no. SSB Areas that can be served by a NG-RAN node cell. Value is 64.

9.2.2.55 Slice Available Capacity

The Slice Available Capacity IE indicates the amount of resources per network slice that are available per cell relative to the total NG-RAN resources per cell. The Slice Capacity Value Downlink IE and the Slice Capacity Value Uplink IE can be weighted according to the ratio of the corresponding cell capacity class values contained in the Composite Available Capacity Group IE, if available.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Slice Available Capacity

1..< maxnoofBPLMNs >

>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

Broadcast PLMN

>S-NSSAI Available Capacity List

1

>>S-NSSAI Available Capacity Item

M

1 .. < maxnoofSliceItems>

>>>S-NSSAI

9.2.3.21

>>>Slice Available Capacity Value Downlink

O

INTEGER (0..100)

Value 0 indicates no available capacity, and 100 indicates maximum available capacity . Slice Capacity Value should be measured on a linear scale.

>>>Slice Available Capacity Value Uplink

O

INTEGER (0..100)

Value 0 indicates no available capacity, and 100 indicates maximum available capacity. Slice Capacity Value should be measured on a linear scale.

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofSliceItems

Maximum no. of signalled slice support items. Value is 1024.

maxnoofBPLMNs

Maximum no. of PLMN Ids.broadcast in a cell. Value is 12.

9.2.2.56 RRC Connections

The RRC Connections IE indicates the overall status of RRC connections per cell.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Number of RRC Connections

M

9.2.2.57

Available RRC Connection Capacity Value

M

9.2.2.58

9.2.2.57 Number of RRC Connections

The Number of RRC Connections IE indicates the maximum supported number of UEs in RRC_CONNECTED mode.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Number of RRC Connections

M

INTEGER (1..65536,…)

9.2.2.58 Available RRC Connection Capacity Value

The Available RRC Connection Capacity Value IE indicates the residual percentage of the number of RRC connections, relative to the maximum number of RRC connections supported by the cell.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Available RRC Connection Capacity Value

M

INTEGER (0..100)

Value 0 indicates no available capacity, and 100 indicates maximum available capacity with respect to the whole cell. Capacity Value should be measured on a linear scale.

9.2.2.59 UE RLF Report

This IE contains the RLF Report to be transferred.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE type

M

>NR

>>NR UE RLF Report Container

M

OCTET STRING

nr-RLF-Report-r16 IE contained in the UEInformationResponse message defined in TS 38.331 [10].

>LTE

>>LTE UE RLF Report Container

M

OCTET STRING

RLF-Report-r9 IE contained in the UEInformationResponse message defined in TS 36.331 [14]

9.2.2.60 Mobility Parameters Information

The Mobility Parameters Information IE contains the change of the Handover Trigger as compared to its current value. The Handover Trigger corresponds to the threshold at which a cell initialises the handover preparation procedure towards a specific neighbour cell. Positive value of the change means the handover is proposed to take place later.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Handover Trigger Change

M

INTEGER (-20 .. 20)

The actual value is IE value * 0.5 dB.

9.2.2.61 Mobility Parameters Modification Range

The Mobility Parameters Modification Range IE contains the range of Handover Trigger Change values permitted by the NG-RAN node2 at the moment the MOBILITY CHANGE FAILURE message is sent.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Handover Trigger Change Lower Limit

M

INTEGER (-20 .. 20)

The actual value is IE value * 0.5 dB.

Handover Trigger Change Upper Limit

M

INTEGER (-20 .. 20)

The actual value is IE value * 0.5 dB.

9.2.2.62 Number of Active UEs

The Number of Active UEs IE indicates the mean number of active UEs as defined in TS 38.314 [42].

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Mean number of Active UEs

M

INTEGER(0..16777215, …)

As defined in TS 38.314 [42] and where value "1" is equivalent to 0.1 Active  UEs, value "2" is equivalent to 0.2 Active UEs, value n is equivalent to n/10 Active UEs.

9.2.2.63 NR Carrier List

This IE indicates the SCS-specific carriers per TDD, per DL, per UL or per SUL of an NR cell.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

NR Carrier Item

1..<maxnoofNRSCSs>

>NR SCS

M

ENUMERATED (scs15, scs30, scs60, scs120, …)

SCS for the corresponding carrier.

>Offset to Carrier

M

INTEGER (0.. 2199, …)

Offset in frequency domain between Point A (lowest subcarrier of common RB 0) and the lowest usable subcarrier on this carrier in number of PRBs (using the NR SCS IE defined for this carrier). The maximum value corresponds to 275×8−1. See TS 38.211 [39], clause 4.4.2.

>Carrier Bandwidth

M

INTEGER (1.. maxnoofPhysicalResourceBlocks, …)

Width of this carrier in number of PRBs (using the NR SCS IE defined for this carrier). See TS 38.211 [39], clause 4.4.2.

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofNRSCSs

Maximum no. of SCS-specific carriers per TDD, per DL, per UL or per SUL of an NR cell. Value is 5.

maxnoofPhysicalResourceBlocks

Maximum no. of Physical Resource Blocks. Value is 275.

9.2.2.64 SSB Positions In Burst

Indicates the time domain positions of the transmitted SS-blocks in a half frame with SS/PBCH blocks as defined in TS 38.213 [40], clause 4.1.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE Type and Reference

Semantics Description

CHOICE ssb-PositionsInBurst

M

The first/ leftmost bit corresponds to SS/PBCH block index 0, the second bit corresponds to SS/PBCH block index 1, and so on. Value 0 in the bitmap indicates that the corresponding SS/PBCH block is not transmitted while value 1 indicates that the corresponding SS/PBCH block is transmitted.

>ShortBitmap

>>ShortBitmap

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(4))

>MediumBitmap

>>MediumBitmap

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(8))

>LongBitmap

>>LongBitmap

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(64))

9.2.2.65 NID

This IE is used to identify (together with a PLMN identifier) a Standalone Non-Public Network. The NID is specified in TS 23.003 [22].

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

NID

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(44))

9.2.2.66 CAG-Identifier

This IE is used to identify (together with a PLMN identifier) a Public Network Integrated Non-Public Network. The CAG-Identifier is specified in TS 23.003 [22].

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CAG-Identifier

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(32))

9.2.2.67 Broadcast NID List

This IE contains a list of NIDs.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Broadcast NID List

1..<maxnoofNIDs>

>NID

M

9.2.2.65

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofNIDs

Maximum no. of NIDs broadcast in a cell. Value is 12.

9.2.2.68 Broadcast SNPN ID List

This IE contains a list of SNPN IDs.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Broadcast SNPN ID List

1..<maxnoofSNPNIDs>

>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

>Broadcast NID List

M

9.2.2.67

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofSNPNIDs

Maximum no. of SNPN IDs broadcast in a cell. Value is 12.

9.2.2.69 Broadcast CAG-Identifier List

This IE contains a list of CAG-Identifiers.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Broadcast CAG-Identifier List

1..<maxnoofCAGs>

>CAG-Identifier

M

9.2.2.66

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofCAGs

Maximum no. of CAG-Identifiers broadcast in a cell. Value is 12.

9.2.2.70 Broadcast PNI-NPN ID Information

This IE contains a list of PNI-NPN IDs.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

Broadcast PNI-NPN ID Information

1..<maxnoofBPLMNs>

Broadcast PLMNs

>PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

>Broadcast CAG-Identifier List

M

9.2.2.69

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofBPLMNs

Maximum no. of broadcast PLMNs by a cell. Value is 12.

9.2.2.71 NPN Broadcast Information

This IE contains NPN related broadcast information.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE NPN Broadcast Information per PLMN

M

>SNPN Information

>>Broadcast SNPN ID List

M

9.2.2.68

>PNI-NPN Information

>>Broadcast PNI-NPN ID Information

M

9.2.2.70

9.2.2.72 NPN Support

This IE contains NPN related information associated with Network Slicing information.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE NPN Support

M

>SNPN

>>NID

M

9.2.2.65

This IE is associated with the PLMN Identity and the TAI Slice Support List contained in the TAI Support List IE.

Together with the PLMN Identity it identifiers the SNPN supported in the corresponding Tracking Area by the NG-RAN node.

9.2.2.73 Global Cell Identity

This IE is used to globally identify an NG-RAN cell or an E-UTRAN cell (see TS 36.300 [12]).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

PLMN Identity

M

9.2.2.4

CHOICE Cell Type

M

>NG-RAN E-UTRA

>>E-UTRA Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(28))

The leftmost bits of the E-UTRA Cell Identity IE correspond to the ng-eNB ID (defined in subclause 9.2.2.2).

>NG-RAN NR

>>NR Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(36))

The leftmost bits of the NR Cell Identity IE correspond to the gNB ID (defined in subclause 9.2.2.1).

>E-UTRAN

>>E-UTRAN Cell Identity

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(28))

The leftmost bits of the E-UTRAN Cell Identity IE value correspond to the eNB ID (defined in section 9.2.22 in TS 36.423 [44]).

9.2.2.74 NPRACH Configuration

This IE indicates the NPRACH Configuration.

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

CHOICE FDDorTDD

M

>FDD

>>NPRACH-CP-Length

M

ENUMERATED (us66dot7, us266dot7, …)

>>Anchor Carrier NPRACH Configuration

M

OCTET STRING

Includes the NPRACH-ParametersList-NB-r13 IE as defined in 6.7.3.2 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Anchor Carrier EDT NPRACH Configuration

O

OCTET STRING

Includes the NPRACH-ParametersList-NB-r14 IE as defined in 6.7.3.2 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Anchor Carrier Format 2 NPRACH Configuration

O

OCTET STRING

Includes the NPRACH-ParametersListFmt2-NB-r15 IE as defined in 6.7.3.2 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Anchor Carrier Format 2 EDT NPRACH Configuration

O

OCTET STRING

Includes the NPRACH-ParametersListFmt2-NB-r15 IE as defined in 6.7.3.2 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Non Anchor Carrier NPRACH Configuration

O

OCTET STRING

Includes the UL-ConfigCommonList-NB-r14 IE as defined in 6.7.3.1 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Non Anchor Carrier Format 2 NPRACH Configuration

O

OCTET STRING

Includes the UL-ConfigCommonList-NB-v1530 IE as defined in 6.7.3.1 of TS 36.331 [14].

>TDD

>>NPRACH-PreambleFormat

M

ENUMERATED (fmt0, fmt1, fmt2, fmt0-a, fmt1-a, …)

>>Anchor Carrier NPRACH Configuration TDD

M

OCTET STRING

Includes the NPRACH-ParametersListTDD-NB-r15 IE as defined in 6.7.3.2 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Non Anchor Carrier Frequency Configuration list

0..< maxnoofNonAnchorCarrierFreqConfig>

>>>Non Anchor Carrier Frequency

M

OCTET STRING

Includes the DL-CarrierConfigCommon-NB-r14 IE as defined in 6.7.3.2 of TS 36.331 [14].

>>Non Anchor Carrier NPRACH Configuration TDD

O

OCTET STRING

Includes the UL-ConfigCommonListTDD-NB-r15 IE as defined in 6.7.3.1 of TS 36.331 [14].

Range bound

Explanation

maxnoofNonAnchorCarrierFreqConfig

Maximum no. of non-Anchor Carrier Frequency Configurations. Value is 15.

9.2.2.75 SFN Offset

This IE contains the time offset between an absolute time reference and the SFN0 start. The IE is calculated assuming that the SFN transmission started at the absolute time reference. The absolute time reference chosen is 1980-01-06 T00:00:19 International Atomic Time (TAI).

IE/Group Name

Presence

Range

IE type and reference

Semantics description

SFN Time Offset

M

BIT STRING (SIZE(24))

Time offset in microseconds between the absolute time reference "1980-01-06 T00:00:19 International Atomic Time (TAI)” and the SFN0 start. The maximum usable value is (1024*10^4-1). Values higher than the maximum are discarded.