CO NTE NTS 3CONTENTS QUICK GUIDE 9 SETTING UP THE SYSTEM 9 DATA MEASUREMENTS 10 USING NEMO OUTDOOR 11 Using Nemo Outdoor with Command Line Options 12 BEFORE YOU BEGIN 13 COPY PROTECTION 13 Technical Support Expiration 16 IMPORTANT 17 End-User License Agreement 18 Traffic Safety 19 Operating Environment 19 NEMO OUTDOOR SYSTEM OVERVIEW 20 VOICE TESTING 20 CIRCUIT-SWITCHED DATA TESTING 21 PACKET-SWITCHED DATA TESTING 22 NEMO OUTDOOR MULTI 23 NEMO OUTDOOR MULTI LITE 24 NEMO INVEX 25 INDOOR MEASUREMENTS 26 INSTALLING NEMO OUTDOOR SYSTEM27 HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS 27 OTHER HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS 28 NEMO OUTDOOR SOFTWARE INSTALLATION 29 NEMO OUTDOOR DEVICE SET-UP 29 Connecting a GPS Receiver 29 Connecting a Scanner 30 Connecting Nemo Outdoor MMAC2 Multi Device 31 Connecting Voice Quality Devices 32 NEMO INVEX DEVICE SET-UP 33 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR DRIVE TESTING 38 CONFIGURATION SETTINGS 39 CONFIGURING NEMO OUTDOOR 39 Configuration through Welcome page 39 Configuration through Load Device Configuration Dialog 42 Configuring Nemo Outdoor Manually 44 Use Case 1. Start Measurements Automatically upon Device Startup 46 CONFIGURING TEST MOBILES 47
4 Nemo O ut door User M a nual CONFIGURATION MANAGER 48 Handler Information 49 User Interface 50 Notifications 58 Scripts 62 Base Station Files 63 Device Configurations 64 Devices 65 View Groups 70 MEASUREMENT PROPERTIES 71 Measurement Properties – General 71 Measurement Properties – Measurement Settings 73 Measurement Properties – Frequency Scanning with Mobiles 74 Measurement Properties – Pilot Scanning with Mobiles 77 Measurement Properties – Frequency Scanning with Scanners 79 Measurement Properties – Pilot Scanning with Scanners 86 Measurement Properties – Spectrum Scanning 98 Measurement Properties - Script 101 DURING MEASUREMENTS 102 MAKING SCANNING MEASUREMENTS 103 With a Scanner 103 With a Mobile 103 MAKING VOICE CALLS 103 Voice Call Properties 104 Voice Call Properties – TETRA 106 VOICE QUALITY MEASUREMENTS 107 MAKING VIDEO CALLS 109 DATA TRANSFERS 112 Configuring the Data Connection 112 Configuring the FTP Protocol 117 Configuring the SFTP Protocol 120 Configuring the HTTP Protocol 122 Configuring the (HTTP) Browsing Protocol 124 Configuring the POP3 Protocol 125 Configuring the SMTP Protocol 127 Configuring the WAP Protocol 130 Configuring the Streaming Protocol 132 Configuring the Trace Route Protocol 133 Making Data Transfers 135 STREAMING VIDEO QUALITY TESTING 135 VOIP CALLS 136 SMS TESTING 138 SMS Testing with CDMA terminals 139 MMS TESTING 139 Packet Session Settings for MMS 140 MMS Editor 141
CO NTE NTS 5 Making MMS Measurements 142 MMS Settings for Nokia 6630, 6680, and N80 142 MMS Settings for Nokia N95, 6120, and 6121 145 START EXTERNAL APPLICATION 148 ICMP PING 149 IP PACKET CAPTURING 151 MAKING SCRIPT FILES 156 Script Transfer Stop Commands 158 Add Menu 161 Wait Settings 162 Advanced 164 Running Scripts 168 MEASUREMENT LISTS 169 FORCING FUNCTIONS 171 Channel Locking 171 Band Locking 173 Handover Control 174 Cell Barring 179 CELL TESTING 180 MISSING NEIGHBOR DETECTION 181 Missing Neighbor Detection with a Mobile 182 Missing Neighbor Detection with a Scanner/Scanner and Mobile 184 PILOT POLLUTION ANALYSIS 185 UMTS Pilot Pollution Analysis on Mobile Phone 186 UMTS Pilot Pollution Analysis Based on Scanner Measurements 188 CDMA/EV-DO Pilot Pollution Analysis - Mobile Phones 188 CDMA/EV-DO Pilot Pollution Analysis - Scanners 189 GSM INTERFERENCE ANALYSIS 189 BAND SCAN 192 TIMESLOT TESTING 194 VIEWING GRAPHS 196 Graph Popup Menu 197 Zoom - Scatter Graph 200 Graph Side Panel - Layers 202 Graph Side Panel – Values & Parameter 210 Graph Layer Color Configuration 212 VIEWING GRIDS 218 Find Function in Signaling Grid Based on Decoded Message 219 Grid Popup Menu 219 VIEWING MAPS 246 Map Side Panel 248 Route Plans 250 Map Popup Menu 255 Color Set Editor 273 Map Example 1 275 Map Example 2 276
6 Nemo O ut door User M a nual Map Example 3 277 Map Example 4 278 Map Example 5 279 VIEWING FLOORPLANS 281 Multiple Routes and Floorplans 282 Indoor Route Planning 283 Indoor Map Popup Menu 285 ENDING MEASUREMENTS 293 MEASUREMENT REPORT 294 MEASUREMENT RESULTS 296 ANALYZING MEASUREMENT RESULTS 296 PLAYING BACK MEASUREMENT FILES 296 Selecting Playback Files 296 During Playback 297 Viewing and Moving Markers 298 Closing Playback Files 299 UPLOADING MEASUREMENT FILES TO AN FTP SERVER299 USER INTERFACE 302 VIEW GROUPS 302 MENU BAR 303 TOOLBAR 303 STATUS BAR 303 NEMO OUTDOOR MENUS 304 File Menu 304 Edit Menu 305 View Menu 305 Measurement Menu 306 Playback Menu 308 Data Menu 308 Window Menu 310 Help Menu 310 CUSTOMIZING MENUS AND TOOLBARS 311 NEMO OUTDOOR WINDOWS 315 Custom Windows 315 Parameter Tree Search Functionality 316 Devices View 317 Device Status View 319 Output Window 321 Script Status Window 321 Controlling Windows 321 HOW TO READ MIMO PARAMETERS IN BAR GRAPH DATA VIEW 322 TROUBLESHOOTING 324 LOW THROUGHPUT 324 All Windows Versions 325
CO NTE NTS 7 Windows XP 326 Windows Vista/Windows7 326 DEVICE STATUS VIEW 328 CANNOT ADD DEVICES 328 CANNOT MAKE CALLS/PACKET TRANSFERS 329 PROBLEMS WITH GPS RECEIVERS 329 MEASUREMENT FILE CHECKSUM NOTIFICATION 329 NEMO OUTDOOR BUTTONS 330 TOOLBAR BUTTONS 330 DIALOG BUTTONS 331 GRAPH TOOLBAR BUTTONS 332 MAP TOOLBAR BUTTONS 333 SHORTCUT KEYS 336 NOTIFICATION SYMBOLS 337 NEMO OUTDOOR SUPPORT 340 INTERNET SUPPORT 340 USER CLUB 340 PHONE, EMAIL, AND FAX SUPPORT 340 APPENDIX 1 342 INSTALLING A PCMCIA SERIAL I/O CARD 342 APPENDIX 2 343 CONNECTING A GPS RECEIVER TO A PCMCIA SOCKET344 APPENDIX 3 345 ® MAKING MAPINFO RASTER MAPS 345 Registering a Raster Map with MapInfo® SW 345 APPENDIX 4 347 CDMA SETTINGS AND PRL EDITING IN NEMO OUTDOOR347 APPENDIX 5 351 NEMO OUTDOOR MMAC3 MULTI CONFIGURATION 351 NEMO OUTDOOR MULTI SYSTEM COMPONENTS 352 Common Components 352 Optional components 356 MMAC3 WITH CASE 357 Lid 357 Carrying case 359 MMAC3 WITHOUT CASE 360 IN-VEHICLE SETUP & INSTALLATION 364 Without Carrying Case 364 With Carrying Case 366
8 Nemo O ut door User M a nual APPENDIX 6 372 NEMO OUTDOOR MULTI LITE MANUAL 372 Nemo Outdoor Multi Lite Technical Specifications 372 Nemo Outdoor Multi Lite System Components 375 Setting Up the System 379 Nemo Outdoor Multi Lite vs. Nemo Outdoor Multi 385 APPENDIX 7 - VOICE QUALITY GUIDE 386 VOICE QUALITY SYSTEM DESCRIPTION 389 Mobile-to-Fixed Line 389 Mobile-to-Mobile 390 NEMO OUTDOOR VOICE QUALITY – NEMO AUDIO MODULE (EVOQ) 390 Terminal-Specific Hardware for Voice Quality Testing 390 Disassembling the EVOQ Module 411 Assembling the EVOQ Module 412 NEMO OUTDOOR VOICE QUALITY – TERRATEC SOUND CARD 412 Nemo Voice Quality – TerraTec DMX 6Fire USB Technical Data 412 Installing the DMX 6Fire USB Driver in Windows XP 413 Required Hardware with TerraTec DMX 6Fire USB 2.0 Sound Card 420 TERRATEC DMX 6FIRE SOUND CARD WITH NEMO OUTDOOR MMAC3 MULTI 430 NEMO OUTDOOR VOICE QUALITY – MAYA44 USB SOUND CARD 431 Technical Specifications 431 Installing the Maya44 USB Connectivity Driver 433 MAYA44 SOUND CARD WITH TERRATEC DMX SOUND CARD AND NEMO OUTDOOR MMAC3 MULTI 436 MAKING VOICE QUALITY MEASUREMENTS 438 Mobile-to-Mobile VQ Measurements 438 Mobile-to-Fixed-to-Mobile VQ Measurements 444 APPENDIX 9 - TROUBLESHOOTING DATA TRANSFER ISSUES 450 PS CONNECTION WORKS BUT NO DATA 450 UAC Settings 450 Antivirus Filtering 450 Low Data Throughputs 450 APPENDIX 10 455 END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT 455
Q UI CK G UI DE 9QUICK GUIDE This quick guide will explain briefly how to set up the Nemo Outdoor measurement system and how to start the actual measurements. Check the cross-references for more detailed explanations on using Nemo Outdoor. SETTING UP THE SYSTEM From Nemo Outdoor 5.8 onwards the software is protected with a copy protection module and it is not possible to install Nemo Outdoor without it. Software-based copy protection licenses are no longer valid. 1. Installing the software. Check the manual for hardware requirements if necessary (p.27). Run the Nemo Outdoor installation program Nemo Outdoor 5.xx.xx.exe from the Nemo Outdoor CD- ROM. The Nemo Outdoor SW and handlers are installed in the same setup. 2. During the installation, Nemo Outdoor will ask you to insert the copy protection module on the computer on which you are running Nemo Outdoor (p.13). Please insert the copy protection module and wait until Windows has completed installing the device drivers. Press OK to continue the setup. 3. When the installation is finished, restart the computer. 4. The measurement mobiles, GPS receiver, and scanner are connected to the computer’s COM and/or USB ports. If you are using a laptop, you will probably need a PCMCIA card or a USB serial converter to create additional COM ports. Install the PCMCIA card or USB serial converter and the required driver (p.342). Connect the devices to the COM ports with the specified cables and switch the devices on. Especially with GPRS mobiles that have two cables, be sure to use the correct cable. 5. If you are making a data measurement, you need to create a dial-up connection. Follow the instructions in the Dial-Up Networking Setup Guide provided in the Nemo Outdoor package to set up a dial-up connection and to configure the measurement mobile. Choose one of the following steps: Select step 5 if you are a first-time user of Nemo Outdoor. Go to step 6 if you are an older user of Nemo Outdoor and would like to use the Load Device Configuration dialog. Go to step 7 if you would like to set up the system manually. 6. On the Welcome page, the Load a Measurement tool enables you to open a previously viewed measurement with the attached devices for playback. In the Open a Device Configuration tool you can select saved device configurations, and start the devices in online mode, or decide to work offline first and connect and start them later by clicking the work offline button in Nemo Outdoor. In addition, the Automatic device detection functionality in the Create New Device Configuration tool automatically detects devices connected to the computer and assigns the appropriate, previously created COM port and dial-up information to them. 7. To view the Load Device Configuration dialog, click the Other.. button in the Open a Device Configuration field in the Welcome to Nemo Outdoor dialog (see p.42).
10 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual 8. If you have used Nemo Outdoor before and would like to start in online mode, select a premade device configuration and click Start Devices. All the devices included in the device configuration file will be activated and you are ready to start measurements. If you prefer setting up the measurement configuration offline, that is, without connecting and starting the measurement devices, select a pre-made device configuration and click the Work Offline button. You can change the measurement configurations in the offline mode and activate the device later. When you want to activate the devices, connect the devices to the measurement system and click the work offline button in the Nemo Outdoor toolbar. 9. If you want to configure Nemo Outdoor manually, close the Welcome page or Load Device Configuration dialog when you start Nemo Outdoor. You can go to File | Open Measurement, and select a saved measurement for playback, or you can open a saved device configuration in File | Open Device Configuration and start a measurement in online of offline mode. Alternatively, you can go to Measurement | Add New Device, select a device and configure it for measurements. You can also do this from the configuration manager (Ctrl+M) (see step 9). In addition, you can also use the Autodetect devices functionality by going to Measurement | Autodetect Devices, which automatically detects a previously added device and its assigned COM ports and dial-up connection. 10. Open the Configuration Manager dialog (Ctrl+M) (p.48) to add measurement devices manually. Select the Device item and click the Add button . Select the device type (phone, scanner, GPS) that you want to add and select the device model from the list. Click Next. In the Device Properties dialog, select the correct COM ports and click OK. 11. If you are using a GPS receiver, you will also need a map. Use the Windows® Explorer to copy all the required map files to the maps folder, for example, C:Nemo Toolsmaps. Define the default map file and map folder as follows: open the Configuration Manager dialog, double-click the User Interface item and select the Paths tab. In the Map field, browse the folder where map files are stored. In the Default map field, browse the default map file (p.55). 12. If you have base station files (.nbf), copy them to the BTS files folder, for example, C:Nemo ToolsBTS files. When you want to view a BTS file on a map, open the Measurement Properties dialog for the measurement mobile used, and browse a file in the BTS File field. Click OK. Open a map through the Data menu and the BTS icons should appear on the map. DATA MEASUREMENTS A PPP compatible dial-up server is required for CS data testing. Settings related to the dial-up server (number, username, and password) are operator-specific. Follow the instructions in the Dial-Up Networking Setup Guide to set up a dial-up connection and to configure the measurement mobile. Setting up data measurements: 1. Configure the measurement device in the Phone Properties dialog (p.66). Define the Trace and Modem Ports and select a Dial-Up Connection. 2. Open the Measurement Properties, Measurement settings dialog (p.73). For circuit-switched data measurements, double-click the Circuit-Switched Data Call item to define Data Call Properties (p.128). For packet-switched data calls, double-click the Packet Session item to define Packet Session Settings (p.114).
Q UI CK G UI DE 11 3. Select a data protocol in the Selected Data Protocol field. Then define properties for the selected data protocol by double-clicking the respective item under Supported Data Protocols: Browsing (p.125), FTP (p.118), HTTP (p.123), ICMP Ping (p.149), POP3 (p.126), SFTP (p. 121), SMTP (p.128), TCP/UDP (Iperf) (p. 115), Trace Route (p.134), WAP (p.131), or Streaming (p.133). 4. To set up ICMP Ping measurements (can be performed simultaneously with the data measurements), double-click the ICMP Ping field and define the Ping Settings (p.149). 5. To set up SMS measurements (can be performed simultaneously with the data measurements), double-click the Short Messaging Service field and define the SMS Testing Settings (p.138). 6. To set up MMS measurements (can be performed simultaneously with the data measurements), double-click the Multimedia Messaging Service field and define the MMS Settings (p.139). 7. Click OK. You can now start data measurements. USING NEMO OUTDOOR When a green light is blinking in the Device Status window, the device is connected properly and is ready for measurements. 1. First, open some measurement windows through the Data menu for monitoring the measurement. Alternatively you can open a workspace (File | Open Workspace) that contains some predefined views (graphs, grids, maps, etc.). 2. You can use Scripts (p.135) to generate a sequence of actions that Nemo Outdoor will execute automatically. Click the Device script settings button in the Devices view. Select an existing script in the Script File field or create a new one by clicking the Script Editor button. 3. If you want to be notified about certain events during the measurement, use the Notifications function (p. 58). Click the Device notification settings button in the Devices view to access the Notifications dialog. 4. Run a script by clicking the Start/Stop Scripts button . Nemo Outdoor will start the recording automatically. To stop running the script, click the button again. To finish both the recording and the script, click the Stop button . 5. To perform measurements manually, select the appropriate actions, such as, start voice call or send MMS message, from the Measurement control menu. 6. Stop the recording by clicking the Stop button . Nemo Outdoor has recorded a measurement file of the performed test calls/scan on the computer’s hard disk. You can playback the measurement file by clicking the Playback button in the Report dialog. Click the Rename button to change the file name. 7. Click the Start Playback button to playback a file. During playback use the Pause button to freeze the playback and observe the different measurement windows for that particular point in time. You can also open and close windows during the playback (p.296).
12 Nemo O ut door User M a nual Using Nemo Outdoor with Command Line Options Outdoor supports the following command-line options. These command lines will enable the user to enter a certain profile in Nemo Outdoor. You can enter the command lines either with Command Prompt through Start | Run | cmd, or you can create a shortcut to Nemo Outdoor on the desktop and enter the command line to the shortcut’s Properties | Shortcut |Target field. /W <workspace> will directly open the specified workspace in Nemo Outdoor /H <hw config> will directly open the given hardware configuration in Nemo Outdoor /M SIMPLE will open Nemo Outdoor in limited mode, in which the user is not able to save any changes made to the hardware configuration or workspace. Hence, the following command line Outdoor5 /W test.wor /H N95.hwc /M SIMPLE will start Nemo Outdoor, load the test.wor workspace, N95.hwc hardware configuration, and prevent any changes possibly made to them from taking effect.
BEFO RE Y O U BEG I N 13BEFORE YOU BEGIN This manual explains how to set up and operate the Nemo Outdoor Air Interface Measurement Tool Software for Windows® XP Professional and Windows® 7 developed by Anite Finland Ltd. Nemo Outdoor is a portable engineering tool for measuring and monitoring the air interface of digital networks. The supported network standards are: cdmaOne 450, 800,1900 MHz CDMA2000 1xEV-DO AMPS DVB-H EGPRS GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz GPRS HSDPA HSUPA HSPA+ LTE TD-SCDMA TETRA iDEN UMTS (FDD mode) WiMAX Nemo Outdoor is an effective tool for tracing digital networks. Nemo Outdoor collects measurement results and geographical coordinates (when used with a GPS receiver) and stores them on a hard disk. Measurement results provide useful information for network optimization, verification, and maintenance purposes. Results can be efficiently and easily viewed with the Nemo analysis tool Nemo Analyze for Windows®. Nemo Outdoor uses licensed technology from various manufacturers. For a complete list of supported devices, see the Nemo Outdoor product description and data sheet. COPY PROTECTION From Nemo Outdoor 5.8 onward, only hardware-based copy protection is used. A USB copy protection dongle will be delivered in the Nemo Outdoor package. Plug in the copy protection dongle in a USB port on your PC. Note that the new dongle introduced in Nemo Outdoor 5.80 will not be backwards compatible with the older versions of Nemo Outdoor. A new dongle with a valid technical support and maintenance agreement option will be in use with Nemo Outdoor 5.80 and later versions. If you have problems starting Nemo Outdoor, and if the following error messages appear, please contact Nemo Technical Support at Nemo.Helpdesk@anite.com.
14 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual No Valid License Detected If the error message “Error: No valid license detected….” appears when the application is started, either the dongle key is not plugged in or the dongle key is an unsupported model. Please follow the instructions for how to read the license information from the existing dongle key. To be able to use the Nemo Outdoor application supported by the old dongle key, it is recommended that you uninstall Nemo Outdoor version 5.4. After un-installation reboot the computer and re-install the previous version. The example above is seen, e.g. when the SPS 00868 dongle key is in use. No Valid Technical Support Agreement If the error message below appears, it means that the dongle key type is correct, but that the dongle key is missing valid technical support & maintenance agreement information. Please follow the instructions for how to read the license information from the existing dongle key with the Remote Update Utility. To be able to use the Nemo Outdoor application supported by the dongle key without information about the technical support agreement, it is recommended that you uninstall Nemo Outdoor version 5.80. After un-installation reboot the computer and re-install the previous version. The old dongle key The new dongle key The dongles are updated using the Remote Update Utility software. Before updating Nemo Outdoor application please make sure that new dongle key is available. Note that you must use the latest version of the software which comes with Nemo Outdoor version 5.80, or it can alternatively be downloaded from Nemo User Club. See the instructions below for updating your Nemo Outdoor dongle.
BEFO RE Y O U BEG I N 15 Updating the dongle (Nemo Outdoor version 5.80 and later) 1. Start the SecureUpdate by selecting Start | All Programs | Nemo Tools | Remote Update Utility. 2. The Collect Key Status Information tab opens. 3. Connect your copy protection module 4. Click Collect Information and select a location where the C2V file is saved. 5. Send the C2V file to Nemo Technical Support at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please add the following information to the e-mail using the following subject “Nemo Outdoor dongle update”: Company name First name Surname Street address Zip/ Postal Code Country Telephone number Mobile number 6. After you have received the V2C file containing the update, select the Update File in the Apply License Update tab and click Apply Update.
16 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual 7. The dongle is now updated. Nemo Outdoor can be installed and is ready for use. Technical Support Expiration The new dongle keys used with Nemo Outdoor 5.80 and later versions include a compulsory technical support and maintenance agreement option. The technical support expiration date defines the date the agreement ends. After this date it is not possible to start the new version of the Nemo Outdoor application. Example: A customer has purchased Nemo Outdoor version 5.80 with a 1-year technical support maintenance agreement in April 2011. The customer is entitled for free updates until April 2012. Nemo Outdoor versions released after April 2012 cannot be used with the dongle key without renewing the technical support & maintenance agreement. After the technical support & maintenance agreement is renewed, the dongle key can be updated remotely and the customer can update the application to the latest version.
BEFO RE Y O U BEG I N 17 IMPORTANT Please note that when you are Running Nemo Outdoor on Windows 7, you need to start Nemo Outdoor by right-clicking the icon and selecting Run as administrator. Before you begin using Nemo Outdoor, you need to set the power management options of the laptop to High performance to avoid disruptions in the performance of Nemo Outdoor. Go to Control Panel | Power Options. Select the High performance power plan. Also, check the generic USB hub properties. Go to Device Manager, expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers item, right-click the Generic USB Hub item and select Properties. Open the Power Management tab and check that the Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power option is deselected. Repeat this for all the Generic USB Hub items.
18 Nemo O ut door User M a nual The Nemo Outdoor user must be appropriately trained and should be familiar with the signaling behind wireless technologies. Especially note at this time that Anite Finland does not recommend using Toshiba laptop computers with Nemo Outdoor. This is due to certain incompatibilities that may cause the USB port not working as desired. The Qualcomm handlers enables the use of Qualcomm CDMA2000, MSM6500, MSM6800, TM6200, TM6250, TM6275, TM6275US, TM7200, and TM8200 chipset-based terminals that have not been verified by Anite Finland. These terminals can be used with Nemo Outdoor but Anite Finland does not guarantee that the terminals will work flawlessly. Please check the Nemo Outdoor product description or the compatibility list in the user manual for a list of measurement terminals verified and approved by Anite Finland. Do not use the Nemo Outdoor test mobile’s keypad to make or answer calls when the Nemo Outdoor system is running. With Samsung terminals the key tone volume should be turned off. Otherwise, the mobile can dial a wrong number. With Nokia GSM, GPRS, and EDGE terminals the test display (Net Monitor) must not be activated. In voice quality measurements the volume of the mobile headset must be adjusted to correct levels. Please refer to the Voice Quality Guide on page 386. Do not place stickers containing metal on the mobile because it may lower the transmission power of the mobile. After the measurements have been completed and it is desired to take the Nemo Outdoor test mobile into normal use, it must be powered off and on again to deselect/deactivate the Nemo Outdoor triggered events in the mobile. Use only the supplied connecting cable, included with the Nemo Outdoor, for connecting the Nemo Outdoor test devices to the computer’s serial port. When using the Nemo Outdoor test mobile for measurement use, the battery operation time is reduced from normal use. The best operation times will be achieved when the batteries are regularly charged and discharged as instructed in the mobile user manual. End-User License Agreement The software described in this book is furnished under a license agreement and may be used only in accordance with the terms of that agreement. For full details of this agreement, see Appendix 8 on page 450.
BEFO RE Y O U BEG I N 19 Traffic Safety Do not operate Nemo Outdoor and drive (or walk) at the same time. Remember, traffic safety comes first. Note that in some countries it is illegal to drive a car and operate a computer at the same time. Please observe the legislation of the country where the measurements are performed. Finland assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the failure to comply with local legislation. Operating Environment Do not operate Nemo Outdoor without reading the User Manual, including its warnings, for the devices used by Nemo Outdoor. Always stop using Nemo Outdoor and switch off the Nemo Outdoor test device(s) when it is forbidden to use radio equipment or when it may cause interference or danger. Do not use the Nemo Outdoor test device(s) in a hospital. It may interfere with nearby electronic devices. Never use Nemo Outdoor in an aircraft. The use of mobiles in an aircraft may be dangerous. Observe restrictions on the use of radio equipment in gas stations, fuel depots, chemical plants, or sites where blasting operations are in progress.
20 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nualNEMO OUTDOOR SYSTEM OVERVIEW VOICE TESTING The voice testing environment consists of Nemo Outdoor compatible mobiles and a PC (user provided or, optionally, provided by Anite Finland with all the software installed) with the Windows® XP Professional or Windows® Vista operating system. The package also includes the necessary connecting cables, serial or USB port adapters, a GPS receiver, and fast frequency scanners if applicable. Also the Nemo Voice Quality option is available.
NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM O VERVI EW 21 CIRCUIT-SWITCHED DATA TESTING The circuit-switched (CS) data testing environment consists of three parts: a measurement unit (Nemo Outdoor), an application server, and a dial-up server. The dial-up server is used to establish a data connection between the measurement unit and the application server. Nemo Data Test Server can be used as the application server. It is a Linux-based administration-free server having up to four public IP addresses and it can serve multiple simultaneous TCP/IP connections from test terminals. Nemo Data Test Server supports FTP, SFTP, HTTP, POP3, SMTP, IPerf for UDP/TCP, Ping, Trace route testing and RTSP (video streaming). CS data testing is possible on all cellular technologies that support circuit-switched data. The data measurement system has two modes: Send and Receive. In the Send mode, the measurement unit sends data packets to the application server; in the Receive mode vice versa. If you are using a FTP server, the measurement unit uploads (Send mode) or downloads (Receive mode) test files to or from the FTP server. If you are using an HTTP server, the measurement unit can only receive files. The user can define the number of timeslots and the coding schemes, which in turn define the desired transfer rate. During the measurement, the user will be able to monitor data throughputs and error rates on different network layers, as well as certain parameters, such as coding scheme and number of timeslots.
22 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual PACKET-SWITCHED DATA TESTING The packet-switched (PS) data testing environments consist of two ends: the measurement unit and an application server. Nemo Data Test Server can be used as the application server. It is a Linux- based administration-free server having up to four public IP addresses and it can serve multiple simultaneous TCP/IP connections from test terminals. Nemo Data Test Server supports FTP, SFTP, HTTP, POP3, SMTP, IPerf for UDP/TCP, Ping, Trace route testing, and RTSP (video streaming). PS data testing is possible on all cellular technologies that support packet-switched data. The data measurement system has two modes: Send and Receive. In the Send mode, the measurement unit sends data packets to the application server; in the Receive mode vice versa. If you are using an FTP server, the measurement unit uploads (Send mode) or downloads (Receive mode) test files to or from the FTP server. If you are using an HTTP server, the measurement unit can only receive files. During the measurement, the user will be able to monitor data throughputs and error rates on different network layers, as well as certain parameters such as coding scheme and number of timeslots.
NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM O VERVI EW 23 NEMO OUTDOOR MULTI The 3rd generation Nemo Outdoor Multi is a compact and cost-effective benchmarking solution to be used with Nemo Outdoor. The system in combination with Nemo Outdoor Multi-option allows benchmarking measurements to be performed on different system technologies such as GSM, EDGE, WCDMA, HSDPA, CDMA2000, and WiMAX, and different combinations of measurement modes such as voice calls and data transfers. Nemo Outdoor Multi supports a total of seven test devices, i.e. up to five test mobiles, scanners, and a GPS device. The Multi-Data functionality in Nemo Outdoor allows up to five concurrent data measurements to be performed simultaneously while the system is connected to a single laptop, saving space in the test vehicle during drive testing and adding to the ease of use of the system. Combined with Nemo Server, Nemo Outdoor Multi-Data makes it easy to carry out, not only casual data benchmarking test cases that can be used to compare the performance of different technologies or operators, but also long-term network performance measurements. All test devices can be connected to Nemo Outdoor Multi through an onboard USB port while sharing a car’s +12VDC power output. The Nemo Outdoor multi unit includes a built-in 2500 mAh battery pack which makes it possible to continue measurements during short power failures without stopping the measurements. With the professional high-quality lockable USB data cable connection the system is very reliable to use, preventing loose connections between test devices and the main unit. Nemo Outdoor Multi can also be delivered with an optional tough roll-around carrying case. The system is by default delivered with a car mounting kit that allows the unit to be semi-permanently mounted into a test car. The Multi system also includes a DC to AC pure sine wave power inverter to supply power for the laptop.
24 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual NEMO OUTDOOR MULTI LITE The 4th generation Nemo Multi Lite is a compact and cost-effective benchmarking solution for use with Nemo Outdoor. Benchmarking measurements can be performed on various system technologies and networks with support for up to six test mobiles/data cards, a scanner and a sound card. In addition, the system in combination with Nemo Outdoor Multi-option allows the use of different combinations of measurement modes such as voice calls, voice quality calls and data transfers simultaneously. The system is connected to a single laptop, saving space in the test vehicle during drive testing and adding to the ease of use of the system.
NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM O VERVI EW 25 NEMO INVEX Nemo Invex® system combines powerful intuitive software and scalable military grade hardware design to create superior drive-test systems for wireless networks. Quick and easy to deploy, Nemo Invex provides critical quality-of-service (QoS) measurements and a wide variety of quality-of- experience (QoE) service testing, including the latest voice and video quality measurement algorithms. Nemo Invex is flexible and scalable, capable of evolving as the network evolves providing the lowest effective total cost of ownership available. The Nemo Outdoor software application that runs on the Nemo Invex 4G chassis for benchmarking is also widely known as a tool for network optimization. With other benchmarking tools QoS statistics can be collected but no actual reasons for possible issues, such as, low data rates can be seen without a cause identified. Often the network issue is interference and other benchmarking tools are collecting quality parameters but no real time analysis is performed. The Nemo solutions allow the user to activate different interference analysis measurements, such as, WCDMA pilot pollution, GSM co- channel/ adjacent channel interference and GSM/ WCDMA missing neighbor detection. These enhanced capabilities help to save time and money and provide additional value added information also to benchmarking campaigns. Furthermore, significant cost savings can be realized by bundling the data collection solution with a post-processing solution as Anite has a comprehensive post- processing solution, Nemo Analyze.
26 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual INDOOR MEASUREMENTS Nemo Outdoor has an indoor measurement option in which case Nemo Outdoor can be installed on a Tablet PC. Alternatively normal laptop can be used as well. As GPS receivers cannot be used indoors, the indoor option offers a marker function to store location data. Just click markers along the measurement route and the route will be drawn on the map. You can use floorplans as maps.
I NS TALLI NG NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM 27INSTALLING NEMO OUTDOOR SYSTEM This section provides the basic instructions for installing Nemo Outdoor software and devices. Make sure you have all the listed equipment before starting the software installation. Use the Nemo Outdoor setup program to install Nemo Outdoor; that is, do not just copy the Nemo Outdoor files onto your computer. HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS PC (Lenovo or Dell recommended) with Windows® XP (32- bit) Professional or Windows 7 ® Professional (32-/64-bit). Pentium III processor, minimum 1GHz, preferably 1.7 GHz for single mobile measurements For multi data measurements Intel® Core Duo processor T2500 2.00GHz or higher required For voice quality measurements with up to four channels with USB sound card Intel® Core Duo processor T2500 2.00GHz or higher required For up to six channel voice quality measurements with USB sound card Intel® Quad Core processor Q9100 2.26GHz or higher required 512MB RAM minimum, 1GB RAM recommended For multi data measurements with HSPA+ devices Intel® Quad Core processor Q9100 2.26GHz or higher required 100 MB of free hard disk space for installation and use; 1 GB recommended One USB port for copy protection module One USB port per mobile Depending on the scanner used, one USB port or serial port or RJ45 or FireWire port per scanner One serial port for each voice quality audio module or one USB port per sound card One USB port for an external GPS receiver Display resolution 1024 x 768 with 256 colors, 1280 x 1024 recommended Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher for viewing the help file If your computer does not have enough serial ports, the PCMCIA slot can be converted to one or more serial ports by using a PCMCIA serial I/O adapter card or a USB serial converter. Refer to Appendix 1 on page 342 for more information.
28 Nemo O ut door User M a nual OTHER HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS The following hardware is also supported for using Nemo Outdoor. Please note that the scanning receivers and many of the GPS receivers require also +12 V DC power supply (e.g., from cigarette lighter plug). External power supply recommended for computer if vehicle mounted GPS receiver: (optional, following types are supported) Garmin GPS II Garmin GPS II Plus Garmin GPS III/III+ Garmin GPS 35 Garmin V Garmin 18 USB Trimble Placer 450/455 (TAIP) and GPS antenna unit Most other GPS receivers with NMEA 0183 compatible output DKU-2 USB cable and a free USB port for the following Nokia mobiles: Nokia 6230i Nokia 6630 Nokia 6680 DKU-2 or CA-53 cable and a free USB port for the following Nokia mobiles: Nokia N80 Nokia 6136 Nokia N92 DKE-2 or mini USB cable and a free USB port for the following Nokia mobiles: Nokia 7376 Datang DTM8101 or DTM8120 mobile with the 18Pin SDTM 4.370.010 data cable and a free USB port Leadcore LC8310E mobile with the 18Pin SDTM 4.370.010 data cable and a free USB port Nokia N75 mobile with the DKE-2 or the DKU-2 connectivity cable and a free USB port Nokia N95, N95 US, 6120, 6121, or 3500 mobile with the mini USB cable and a free USB port Nokia C5, C5-03, C7-00, 6720, 6720US, N85, N85US, N96, N96US, N97 and N97US mobile with the micro USB cable and a free USB port Motorola V3X, V9 or V9US mobile with the mini USB cable and a free USB port
I NS TALLI NG NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM 29 Huawei C7600 mobile with the mini USB cable and a free USB port Samsung SGH-Z105, Z107, Z140, Z500, ZV10, or P920mobile with the PCB157ULE USB cable and a free USB port Samsung Z560 or ZX20 mobile with the mini USB cable and a free USB port Samsung Z720, or A707 mobile with the PCB200BBE USB cable and a free USB port Qualcomm CDMA2000 Compatible, MSM6500 Compatible, MSM6800 Compatible, TM6200, TM6250, TM6275, TM6275US or TM7200 mobile with a USB cable and a free USB port LG U800 or KU950 mobile with a mini USB cable and a free USB port LG KX260, C270, C680, C676, and LHD-200E mobile with a LG VX6100/VX7000, KQ-U8A cable and a free USB port Nemo Outdoor Measurement Software is protected with a copy protection dongle. See page 13 for more information about copy protection. NEMO OUTDOOR SOFTWARE INSTALLATION To install the Nemo Outdoor Measurement Software: 1. Start Windows® and insert the Nemo Outdoor CD-ROM in your CD drive (e.g., drive D). Note that for Windows® XP and Windows® Vista, installation must be run under Administrator account or other user account with administrative privileges. 2. Select Start | Run in the Windows® Status bar. Type D:Nemo Outdoor 5Nemo Outdoor x.xx.xx in the Open field (xx refers to the version number) and click the OK button. When the Installation program starts, follow the instructions on your screen. 3. When the Nemo Outdoor software installation is complete, you will need to restart the computer. NEMO OUTDOOR DEVICE SET-UP Below you will find instructions for connecting devices to the Nemo Outdoor measurement system. However, instructions for devices that require a dial-up connection can be found in the Dial-Up Networking Setup Guide. Connecting a GPS Receiver To connect the serial GPS receiver: 1. Plug the GPS data cable into a free serial port on your computer. 2. Plug the other end of the cable into the GPS receiver, if applicable. 3. Connect the cable of the GPS antenna unit to the GPS receiver, if applicable. 4. Connect the power cable to the GPS receiver (see the GPS receiver manual), if applicable. 5. Switch on the GPS receiver. 6. Start Nemo Outdoor. Open the Configuration Manager, select Device and click the Add button .
30 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual 7. Click on GPS. Select your GPS model from the list and click Next. 8. Select the serial port to which your GPS receiver is connected. The program automatically sets the other parameters to match your navigator selection according to the following table: Navigator Type Baud rate Data bits Parity Stop bits Garmin GPS II 4800 8 None 1 Garmin GPS II Plus 4800 8 None 1 Garmin GPS III/III+ 4800 8 None 1 Garmin GPS 35 4800 8 None 1 Trimble Placer GPS 9600 8 None 1 450/455 9. Click OK. Your GPS receiver is now ready for measurements. If your computer does not have enough serial ports, the PCMCIA slot can be converted to one or more serial ports by using a PCMCIA serial I/O adapter card or a USB serial converter. Refer to Appendix 1 on page 342 for more information. To connect the USB GPS receiver: 1. Plug the GPS USB cable into a USB port on your computer. 2. Windows will automatically detect the new device and install the necessary drivers. 3. Start Nemo Outdoor. Open the Configuration Manager, select Device and click the Add button . 4. Click on GPS. Select your GPS model from the list and click Next. 5. Select the USB port to which your GPS receiver is connected. The program automatically sets the other parameters to match your navigator selection according to the following table: Navigator Type Baud rate Data bits Parity Stop bits Garmin 18 USB 9600 8 None 1 6. Click OK. Your GPS receiver is now ready for measurements. Connecting a Scanner See the Nemo Scanner Guide for information on how to connect and start scanners with Nemo Outdoor. If an external fast frequency scanner for a computer’s serial port is used, follow these instructions in order to connect the scanner to Nemo Outdoor. For a list of necessary hardware, refer to page 28.
I NS TALLI NG NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM 31 Connecting Nemo Outdoor MMAC2 Multi Device Below you will see the two different options as of Nemo Outdoor Multi system that. See page 351 for further information on how to set up the system. The graph below depicts the system when it is purchased without the carrying case.
32 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual The graph below displays the system as when purchased with the carrying case. Connecting Voice Quality Devices Please refer to the Nemo Voice Quality Guide on page 372 for complete installation and configuration instructions.
I NS TALLI NG NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM 33 NEMO INVEX DEVICE SET-UP After the Nemo Invex chassis has been set up and configured, you can connect the measurement servers (UIC modules in the Nemo Invex chassis) and devices to Nemo Outdoor. Start Nemo Outdoor with the Nemo Invex license option. Click the Measurement servers button in the Devices view. A list of available measurement servers is displayed. Select Add | Autodetect Measurement Servers to find all measurement servers connected to the system. If a measurement server is missing from the list, click the Add button and select Add Measurement Server Name. Enter the server name (IP address) and click OK. Nemo Outdoor will try to connect to the server. To connect to a measurement server, select the server and click Connect. The State will change to Connected. Repeat this for each measurement server that you want to connect with Nemo Outdoor. Finally, click Close.
34 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual The Devices view will display all connected measurement servers. The Local item refers to devices connected directly to the Nemo Outdoor laptop. Click the Autodetect button to detect devices connected to the measurement servers. A list of devices connected to each measurement server is displayed. In the Mode column, define whether the device will be used for voice or voice and data measurements. Please note that one measurement server supports only one data-enabled device at a time. In other words, if you have two data-enabled devices connected to the same measurement server, you must use one of them in Voice mode.
I NS TALLI NG NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM 35 If you are adding a scanner, click the scanner name and select the frequency configuration supported by the scanner. Finally click Add Devices. The devices will be added to Nemo Outdoor. Depending on the number of devices, this may take a few minutes. Click the Group devices by type/server button to group the devices by type (phone or scanner) or by server.
36 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual The Device Status view displays all the connected devices and their status. By resizing the view, you can change how the devices are organized.
I NS TALLI NG NEM O O UTDO O R SY STEM 37 Right-click on the Device Status view and select Toggle Status Window Docking Area to dock the Status view to the top of the main view. Right-click on the Device Status view and select Reorder Devices to change the order of the devices in the Device Status and Devices views. Drag and drop the devices in the correct order and finally click OK. It is possible to save the hardware configuration by selecting File | Save Device Configuration As. This way all the devices can be loaded automatically the next time you start Nemo Outdoor.
38 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual To disconnect measurement servers, click the Measurement servers button, select a measurement server and click Disconnect. GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR DRIVE TESTING Check the condition of all antennas, cables, and connectors: there should be no tight curves, no slashes or cuts. Check that connectors are properly connected. Loose connections cause unstable measurements or wrong attenuation of field strength. Place antennas properly on the roof of the vehicle. Antennas should be installed as symmetrically as possible and at least one wavelength from the corners and roof windows, and two wavelengths from each other. If antennas are too close to each other, it may cause interference. =c/f c = 300E6 (m/s) f = frequency (Hz) 450 MHz, = 66 cm 900 MHz, = 33 cm 1800 MHz, = 17 cm 1900 MHz, = 16 cm GPS antenna 1565-1575MHz, = 19 cm Check the configuration before starting the measurement. Individual antennas and the mobile holder antenna couplers may have different performance. When removing antennas after a drive test, DO NOT pull antennas from the antenna cables. Hold the antenna from the base and tilt the antenna away from the cable.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 39 CONFIGURATION SETTINGS After you have installed Nemo Outdoor, you will need to configure the system for your environment before you will be able to use the measurement functions. The following instructions will help you in this initial configuration. CONFIGURING NEMO OUTDOOR You have three different ways to start using Nemo Outdoor. For a first-time user the most convenient way is to start with the Welcome page and proceed from there. Older users of Nemo Outdoor may want to use the Load Device Configuration dialog, and more advanced users may want to configure Nemo Outdoor manually. Configuration through Welcome page 1. The Nemo Outdoor Welcome page offers an easy way to configure the system for a first-time user, and also helps more advanced users to add new devices. It appears on the screen when you start Nemo Outdoor. If you do not want to view this window in the future when opening Nemo Outdoor, select the Do not show this again option. 2. With the Automatic device detection functionality, you can automatically add devices to Nemo Outdoor without needing to manually set up the system. This functionality automatically searches the Device Manager for the assigned modem and trace COM port information, and matches a dial- up connection with the assigned modem port for the device. Please note that the automatic detection is only available for devices connected with a USB cable. Furthermore, you may need to select the correct device model from the drop-down menu.
40 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Note that this functionality varies depending on the device vendor. In addition, you may need to create a dial-up connection for the device before connecting it to Nemo Outdoor. The COM ports are created with the dial-up connection. Please refer to the Nemo Outdoor Dial-Up Networking Setup Guide for instructions on how to do this. The device may also require additional configurations in its modem settings. 3. You can start the devices in online mode by clicking the Start Devices button below, start them in offline mode by clicking the Work Offline button, or refresh the device configuration by clicking the Refresh button on the bottom right-hand corner of the window. This is useful, e.g., when you accidentally unplug a device and plug it in again. 4. You can also open a workspace file from the Welcome dialog.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 41 5. With the Open a Device Configuration tool you can select saved device configurations. This includes the dial-up connection and the trace and modem COM ports assigned to the device. If you would like to start Nemo Outdoor in online mode, select a pre-made device configuration and a workspace and click Start Devices. All the devices included in the device configuration file will be activated and you are ready to start measurements. 6. If you prefer setting up the measurement configuration offline, that is, without connecting and starting the measurement devices, select a pre-made device configuration and click the Work Offline button. If you want, you can configure the devices manually and activate them. When you want to activate the devices, connect the devices to the measurement system and click the Work Offline button in the Nemo Outdoor toolbar. 7. The Load a Measurement tool enables you to open a previously viewed measurement with the attached devices for playback. In the Workspace field you can select a workspace for the measurement. Click Load Selected Files.
42 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Configuration through Load Device Configuration Dialog To view the Load Device Configuration dialog, click Other… in the Open a Device Configuration field in the Welcome to Nemo Outdoor window. 1. If you have used Nemo Outdoor previously and saved a device configuration and a workspace, Nemo Outdoor will ask if you would like to load a device configuration and a workspace. If you are a first-time user of Nemo Outdoor, go to step 4. 2. If you have used Nemo Outdoor before and would like to start in online mode, select a pre-made device configuration and a workspace and click Start Devices. All the devices included in the device configuration file will be activated and you are ready to start measurements.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 43 3. If you prefer setting up the measurement configuration offline, that is, without connecting and starting the measurement devices, select a pre-made device configuration and click the Work Offline button in the Load Device Configuration dialog. You can change the measurement configurations in the offline mode and activate the device. When you want to activate the devices, connect the devices to the measurement system and click the Work Online button in the Nemo Outdoor toolbar. 4. In the Load Device Configuration dialog, select Empty Device Configuration and click Start Devices. An empty Nemo Outdoor main window appears. 5. Add a device by selecting Measurement | Add New Device or by clicking the Add or remove devices button in the Devices view. Choose the appropriate phone, scanner, or GPS receiver from the list and click Next. 6. All Qualcomm terminals are unified into one Qualcomm handler. Nemo Outdoor application detects the chipset of the test device and activates traces accordingly. For example, if device supports MDM8200 chipset (HSPA+) these trace messages are automatically activated. Before trace message activation application is checking is the licence valid for such a device. If license do not cover e.g. MDM8200 devices (HSPA+ devices), device is added to Nemo Outdoor application with an other chipset support e.g. MDM7200 (HSUPA) and HSPA+ trace messages are not activated. The following Qualcomm chipsets are supported: Qualcomm TM6200 Qualcomm TM6250 Qualcomm TM6275 - Compatible with Qualcomm HSDPA devices Qualcomm TM6275 US - Compatible with Qualcomm HSDPA devices Qualcomm TM6280 - Compatible with Qualcomm HSDPA devices Qualcomm TM7200 - Compatible with Qualcomm HSUPA devices Qualcomm TM8200 - Compatible with Qualcomm HSPA+ devices
44 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Qualcomm TM8220 - Compatible with Qualcomm HSPA+ dual carrier devices Qualcomm MDM9200 - Compatible with Qualcomm LTE devices Qualcomm MDM9600 - Compatible with Qualcomm LTE devices 7. A properties dialog will be opened for the selected device. Set the appropriate values. 8. Click on Measurement Properties in the Phone/Scanner Properties dialog to enter the Measurement Properties dialog. Here you will find device-specific measurement settings. Set the appropriate parameters and click OK. 9. Double-click the User Interface item in the Configuration Manager (alt+M) to open the User Interface Properties dialog. Here you will find general measurement settings that affect all devices. Set the appropriate parameters and click OK. You can now start the measurements. Configuring Nemo Outdoor Manually If you want to configure Nemo Outdoor manually, close the Welcome page or Load Device Configuration dialog when you start Nemo Outdoor. You can go to File | Open Measurement, and select a saved measurement for playback, or you can open a saved device configuration in File | Open Device Configuration and start a measurement in online or offline mode. Alternatively, you can go to Measurement | Add New Device, select a device and configure it for measurements. In addition, you can use the Autodetect devices functionality which automatically detects a previously added device and its assigned COM ports and dial-up connection for network measurements. Click the Autodetect Devices button in the toolbar. A dialog with a list of previously added devices and their dial-up connection appears. Select the devices you want to add, and click the Add Devices tab at the bottom of the Autodetect Devices dialog. Select Add Devices in Specific Order to select the order of the added devices.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 45 In the Add Devices dialog you can select a device and move it up or down in the list to define the device order with the arrow buttons on the right-hand side of the dialog. Click Add Devices to add the devices to Nemo Outdoor.
46 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Use Case 1. Start Measurements Automatically upon Device Startup The following example case exemplifies the process of setting up Nemo Outdoor to start recording automatically when devices are connected and started. In the Nemo Outdoor main view, perform the following configurations. 1. Go to View | User Interface Properties. 2. On the General page, select the Start recording automatically when devices are started option.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 47 3. On the Measurement page select Yes in the Start scripts automatically field. 4. Click OK. 5. Save the workspace and hardware configuration files by selecting File | Save Workspace As, and File | Save Device Configuration As. 6. Close Nemo Outdoor. The next time you start Nemo Outdoor, measurements will start automatically as long as the correct device configuration file and workspace are selected. CONFIGURING TEST MOBILES The Phone Settings of the Nemo Outdoor test mobile can be user defined. However, the PIN Code Request and Automatic Redial options must be turned OFF. Please consult the mobile user manual to find these options from the mobile. To configure the Nemo Outdoor test mobiles for PS data testing purposes, see the Dial-Up Networking Setup guide provided by Anite Finland. Always keep the test mobile connected to a charger, if possible, when carrying out measurements. Net Monitoring must be switched off with the Nokia mobiles listed below: Nokia 6230i
48 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual CONFIGURATION MANAGER Configuring Nemo Outdoor for your environment is accomplished in the Configuration Manager. You can access the view either by pressing Ctrl+M or by clicking the Configuration Manager toolbar button . The Configuration Manager view consists of several items. All these items, except System Properties and Handler Information, can be configured. Select an item from the list and click the Properties button . The default System Properties view shows the general system properties for Nemo Outdoor. Double-clicking on the Measurement Properties item leads to the User Interface Properties | Measurement view on page 52.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 49 Handler Information Under Handler Information, you will find a list of handlers that have been installed on your computer. All the handlers that you have purchased can be found on the Nemo Outdoor installation CD-ROM. Each device has its own handler, and in order to use them in Nemo Outdoor, you must have the corresponding handler installed.
50 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual User Interface Under the User Interface item, you will find several items: User Interface Properties, Custom Windows, Notifications, Scripts, Color Palettes, Color Sets, and Presentation Modes. The Custom Windows folder contains premade measurement windows for quick startup. Under Color Palettes you will find colors used in the views (see page 57). Clicking on Color Sets will display the available color sets in the Configuration Manager view. For further information on how to create color sets, see page 273. You can define the format in which various parameter values are presented through the Presentation modes item (see page 56). Double-click on the User Interface Properties item to open the User Interface Properties dialog.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 51 User Interface Properties – General Buffer Size specifies the number of events stored in the history buffer of the user interface. The size of the buffer affects how far back you can view a file during measurement. Save workspace settings on exit option defines whether the workspace settings are saved when you exit the SW so that they will be activated automatically, for example, windows will be opened the next time you start the SW. Selecting the Start recording automatically when devices are started option enables Nemo Outdoor to start recording automatically at device startup, and also when changing from offline mode to online mode. Selecting the Show report after measurement ends option will display a summary of all test calls after the measurement is ended. Selecting the Show Pause dialog when measurement is paused option will display a message when the measurement has been paused. Selecting the Show a dialog for critical errors option will display a message box when there is a problem with one of the devices or with the measurement file writing. Select the Open Script Status window when script is started option to automatically open the Script Status window when script files are used in measurements. Select the Play audio quality samples during playback option to play the audio samples used in audio quality measurements also during playback.
52 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual When the Show welcome window when application is launched option is selected, the Welcome to Nemo Outdoor window is displayed. With the Show ‘Stop Recording Query’ dialog before recording is stopped option selected, a dialog appears at the end of the measurement to make sure you really want to stop recording. Selecting the Show Close Full Screen window in Full Screen mode option will enable you to exit the Full Screen mode through an UI button. When the Show ‘Enable Missing Neighbor Query’ dialog when recording is started option is selected, a notification dialog will appear reminding you to enable missing neighbor detection when a scanner and a test terminal are connected to Nemo Outdoor and missing neighbor detection is not currently enabled. If you agree to enable the missing neighbor detection functionality through the dialog, the Missing Neighbor Detection dialog will appear. However, note that you are not able to enable the missing neighbor functionality if active measurement properties do not support missing neighbor detection. In that case recording must be stopped and measurement properties changed before the missing neighbor functionality can be enabled. With the Show Debug log file management dialog on exit option selected, a debug file wil be generated when Nemo Outdoor is closed. Please note that you need to run Nemo Outdoor as Administrator. User Interface Properties – Measurement By double-clicking the Measurement item in the Configuration Manager window you will access the Measurement tab in the User Interface Properties dialog. Here you can make settings affecting all measurements.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 53 Filename defines the filename format. The default format is %y%b%d %H%M%S (year-month-day hours-minutes-seconds, e.g., 06May31 165246) but you can use any combination of the items below. For example, "%y%b%d_%n means that the filename looks as follows: 06May31_1. The last number (%n) is the sequence number for measurement files recorded that day. %a Abbreviated weekday name %A Full weekday name %b Abbreviated month name %B Full month name %d Day of month as decimal number (01 – 31) %H Hour in 24-hour format (00 – 23) %I Hour in 12-hour format (01 – 12) %j Day of year as decimal number (001 – 366) %m Month as decimal number (01 – 12) %M Minute as decimal number (00 – 59) %n Sequence number (1 – ) %N Sequence number (1 – ) %p Current locales A.M./P.M. indicator for 12-hour clock %S Second as decimal number (00 – 59) %U Week of year as decimal number, with Sunday as first day of week (00 – 53) %w Weekday as decimal number (0 – 6; Sunday is 0) %W Week of year as decimal number, with Monday as first day of week (00 – 53) %y Year without century, as decimal number (00 – 99) %Y Year with century, as decimal number %z Either the time zone name or time zone abbreviation, depending on registry settings; no characters if time zone is unknown %Z Either the time zone name or time zone abbreviation, depending on registry settings; no characters if time zone is unknown With the Start scripts automatically option, you can order Nemo Outdoor to start executing the script file when you click the Start Recording button in the main window. With the Force idle mode when stopping scripts option you can force the measurement mobile to return to idle mode if the script is interrupted. When the option is set to No, the mobile will stay in the current state when script is stopped. You can use this option to keep a GPRS mobile in active state when toggling a script on and off. Select the Stop measurement after script is finished option to force Nemo Outdoor to stop recording after the script is finished.
54 Nemo O ut door User M a nual If you are making measurements with multiple devices and multiple scripts, select the Synchronize script repeats option to force Nemo Outdoor to wait until all scripts for all devices are finished before repeating the scripts. With the Use time from GPS option you can order Nemo Outdoor to use GPS time at the start of the measurement. During measurements, Nemo Outdoor will use PC time. Select the Wait for GPS fix before starting measurement option if you would like to start measuring only after there is a GPS fix. Select the Redial after dropped call option to automatically make a new call if a call is dropped during measurements. Also define the time in seconds after which the call will be redialed. Remove all forcing functions when device is started option deactivates all forcing functions from the device when the device is started. When the Use ETSI compatible call connection trigger option is set to Yes, Outdoor uses the ETSI specification-based definition of the start and end time of a call. With the Enable routing table modifications for local devices option users can enable and disable routing table modification. The option is selected by default. Routing table modification should be disabled only with single data testing. If routing table modification is disabled with multi data testing, it can cause problems when several dial-up connections are opened from one host computer to terminals. All data connections to be established travel along one connection between the host computer and the terminal, i.e. all dial-up connections are routed via one terminal, not via different terminals and their interfaces. This distorts the test results.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 55 User Interface Properties – Paths In the Paths tab you can define locations for different files. In the picture above, you can see the default values. To change the default paths, click on the … button and browse for a new location. In the Default Map field, you can enter a map file that will be opened by default. A World.tab map file is provided by Anite Finland in the installation package. Local Files refers to the files that are used in FTP testing. Report Files are the files created during timeslot testing. Default Color Set refers to the color set that is opened by default on the map. For instructions on making new color sets, see page 273. Nemo Outdoor offers male and female sound files for notifications In the Sounds field, select C:Nemo ToolsNemo Shared FilesSoundsFemale if you want to use female sounds or C:Nemo ToolsNemo Shared FilesSoundsMale if you want to use male sounds. Note that BTS files and script files do not apply to scanners.
56 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual User Interface Properties – Presentation In the Presentation tab you can define the format in which various parameter values are presented.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 57 User Interface Properties – Colors In the Colors page you can define colors used for devices, graph lines, and map routes. The first eight colors are reserved for devices. The other colors are used to draw graph lines and map routes. To make new palettes, click the New button, type a name for the new palette, and define all the colors. To change the palette, select a palette from the Color palette list.
58 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Notifications Notifications are graphical, textual, and audio notifications marking certain events. Nemo Outdoor includes some premade notifications, but you can also add your own notifications. The notifications come in handy when you are looking for certain events, parameters, or values in the measurement file. Depending on your configuration, Nemo Outdoor will either play a sound or display a .png image in a graph/map when the defined event occurs during measurements. A textual notification is displayed in the Output window by default. By double-clicking a notification, the Notifications window appears. There you can make changes to, for example, sound files and icons associated with the notification.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 59 Notification Configuration To make your own notifications, select the Notifications item in the Configuration Manager window and double-click any notification to open the Notifications dialog. Alternatively select View | Notification Manager. The dialog displays all existing notifications. From the table you can see the notification title and the selected sound and bitmap file for each notification. Activate a sound and/or bitmap file for a notification by selecting and clearing the options in the list. Sound file defines an audio file for the selected notification. Browse a sound file in the field or use the default file. Nemo Outdoor offers male and female sound files. In the User Interface Properties – Paths dialog, define which one you would like to use (see page 55). Use the Play button to listen to the file. If you want to attach your own sound files (.wav) to the notifications, you should create the sound files and add them in the folder C:Nemo ToolsNemo Shared FilesSoundsMale or C:Nemo ToolsNemo Shared FilesSoundsFemale. Bitmap file defines a graphical notification for the selected notification. Browse a bitmap file in the field or use the default file. The button will display a preview of the selected image. If you want to attach your own bitmaps to the notifications, you should create the files and add them in the folder C:Nemo Tools Nemo Shared Files Images.
60 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Click the Add button to create new notifications in the Notification Criteria dialog. Title defines a name for the notification. Notify when these criteria are met table displays the criteria for the selected notification. Select the Notify only once when criteria are met option when you want be notified about certain events only once. Select the parameter that you want to use in the notification. Then define the Condition and Value for the selected parameter and click Add to list to add the new criteria for the notification. You can add several criteria for each notification. Finally click OK and the notification is saved and added in the Notifications dialog where you can attach sound and bitmap files to the notification. The notification is also available in the Measurement Properties | Notifications dialog where you can activate the notification for a specific device. Click the Device notification settings button in the Devices view to open the dialog.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 61 To activate a notification for a particular device, click the Device notification settings button in the Devices view. This will open the Measurement Properties, Notifications dialog. Select the notifications you would like to use in the measurement and click OK. The table displays a list of notifications that can be activated for the selected device. Select the notification from the list and select how you would like to be notified. The Notification Properties button will open the Notification Configuration dialog where you can edit the notification settings (see page 59 for more information). By clicking the Select All and Clear All buttons, you can select and clear all items in the list. To make user-configurable notifications: 1. Open the Notifications dialog (View | Notification Manager) and click Add. 2. In the Notification Criteria dialog, define the notification criteria and click OK. 3. In the Notifications dialog, select the notification that you just created. Define sound and bitmap files for the notification and activate them by selecting the options in the notifications table. 4. Click OK to save the settings.
62 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Scripts Note that you cannot use scripts with scanners. Under the Scripts item you will find premade scripts and user-defined scripts. Scripts can be used to perform measurements automatically instead of performing manual calls or data transfers. Select the Scripts item to open a list of scripts in the Configuration Manager view. Double-click on any of these scripts to open the Script Editor dialog. In order to select a script file to be used in a measurement, click the Device script settings button in the Devices view. Creating Script files is described in more detail on page 156.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 63 Base Station Files Under the Base Station Files item you will find loaded base station files. Select a BTS file to view the BTS information in the Configuration Manager view. Click the – button to remove the BTS file.
64 Nemo O ut door Us er M a nual Device Configurations Under Device Configurations, you will find a list of device configuration files (.hwc). A device configuration contains information on devices and their measurement configurations. You can use the device configurations to quickly start measurements with Nemo Outdoor without having to detect and configure the measurement devices each time you start Nemo Outdoor. You can load a .hwc file by selecting File | Open Device Configuration. Alternatively, you can load a device configuration when you start Nemo Outdoor by selecting it in the Load device Configuration dialog. To make new device configurations, add devices manually in Nemo Outdoor and configure them. When everything is ready, select File | Save Device Configuration As and type a name for the saved file. The new .hwc file will appear in the Configuration Manager, Device Configurations folder. To rename a device configuration, double-click the respective item in the Configuration Manager and type a new name in the Rename HW Config dialog.
CO NFI G URATI O N SETTI NG S 65 Devices Under the Devices item are listed all the devices that you have connected to Nemo Outdoor. Note that you can add a new device from the plus icon , and remove a device by selecting the device and clicking on the minus icon . Each device (mobile, GPS, and scanner) has its own properties dialog. Double-clicking on the device will open the applicable device properties dialog. These dialogs are presented next.