1. Make a decision whether for your business case you will require a PAL license or GAA.
  2. Perform a spectrum availability analysis for your target area of deployment.
  3. Select a Spectrum Access System (SAS). Telrad performed full IOT tests with the following SAS vendors:
    • Commscope
    • Federated Wireless
    • Google
  4. From your selected SAS vendor you should receive:
    1. the value of “UR-ID”
    2. access to the SAS portal
  5. You will need to qualify a Certified Professional Installer (CPI) to approve your CBSD installation
    • The SAS vendor should provide the following information:
      • CPI digital certificate (usually file extension p12 or private certificate)
      • CPI digital certificate password
      • CPI-ID (CPIR-ID)
      • CPI-Name (optional)
  6. SAS Client digital certificate
  7. SAS Server digital certificate
  8. Install BreezeVIEW including Domain-Proxy functionality: BreezeVIEW v7.2.0.030.38 and upper.
  9. A CBRS compliant base stations along with certified Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) SW versions:

Telad CBRS Compliant products:

Base Station: BreezeCOMPACT 1000

CPE: 8000, 8100, 9000 and 12000

10. For each CBSD (eNB carrier or CPE) you should prepare its installation parameters:

Mandatory Installation Parameters:

  • Antenna Geographical location (GPS coordinates)
  • CBSD category (All Telrad CBSD are category B)
  • Antenna Azimuth.
  • Antenna Downtilt.
  • Antenna Gain (base on Telrad equipment)
  • Antenna Beamwidth (base on Telrad equipment)
  • Antenna Height-type (AGL or AMSL)
  • Antenna Height (in meters)

Optional Installation Parameters:

  •  Antenna number of Tx Ports
  •  Antenna horizontal-accuracy
  •  Antenna vertical-accuracy
  •  Antenna Model
  • Antenna cable lost

11.  For each CBSD (eNB carrier or CPE) you should prepare its radio parameters:

Category: CBRS