SatSite 142

20W basestation for GSM & LTE (eNodeB), operating in multiple GSM/LTE bands

The SatSite Model 142 is a complete 4G LTE eNodeB, containing both the radio and baseband functions.
It can also be configured via software to operate as a 2.5G GSM/GPRS BTS+BSC.

The SatSite Model 142 has a maximum output power of 20 Watts RMS for LTE or GSM operation.

Features and benefits

  • Software configurable as 4G LTE or 2.5G GSM/GPRS.
  • Software upgradable to future LTE and LTE-A Releases.
  • Can be used with any IP backhaul.
  • Local break-out of GPRS and LTE IP traffic for edge computing.
  • Local media routing for GSM speech calls.
  • GSM backhaul loading as little as 8 kbit/sec/call.
  • Can be powered from solar panels in most parts of the world.
  • Linux-based OS means lower management costs.

LTE specifications

  • Radio interface
    LTE Release 11, FDD, 64-QAM; upgradable to 256-QAM with Release 12
  • Available bands
    1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 20, others on request
  • Operating bandwidth
    1.4, 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 MHz
  • MAC specs
    localized or distributed VRBs, proportional fairness scheduling
  • Maximum connected UEs
    no fixed limit
  • Antenna configuration
    1x1 (SISO)
  • Network interface
    IPv4; IPv6
  • Network protocols
    S1-AP; GTP; X2
  • Output power
    20 W

GSM specifications

  • Radio interface
    phase 2+ GSM, software configurable for 1- 2- or 4-TRX
  • Operating bands
    GSM850 EGSM900 DCS1800 PCS1900
  • Supported services
    Speech (GSM-FR) SMS USSD GPRS
  • Call capacity
    7 FR calls/TRX
  • GPRS
    Multislot classes 1-9, CS-1 & CS-4, NMO 1-3
  • Network interface
    IPv4; IPv6
  • Network protocols
    SIP/RTP; GTP
  • Receive sensitivity
    < -108 dBm
  • Output power
    20 W
  • Multi-TRX support
    up to 2 W/TRX in 2- or 4-TRX mode

Hardware specifications

  • Power supply
    -48 VDC internally regulated, 120 W max, 80 W typical
  • Network interface
    100/1000 Ethernet, 2 x RJ-45 connectors
  • Enclosure
    50cm x 21cm x 11cm
  • Weight
    8.5kg
  • Environmental
    IP-67; -20°C to +50°C operating

Operation & Management specifications

  • Management interfaces
    SSH console, CLI, Web GUI
  • Alarms
    SNMP
  • Performance measurements
    via FTP, as per 3GPP 32.425
  • Operating system
    Linux, RPM-based