Test & Measurement


Automated interference hunting solution

10 August 2016 Test & Measurement

Identifying and rectifying interference issues in a mobile environment is a challenging but crucial task. Mobile users near the interference source will experience degraded call success rates, increased dropped calls, decreased battery life, poor voice quality and reduced data throughput. Detecting, locating, and finally eliminating the sources of RF interference are critical to maintaining good user experience throughout the network. Service providers need solutions that can help them reduce the time to detect, identify and eliminate interference problems, with minimal resource investment.

Viavi’s InterferenceAdvisor offers a comprehensive yet cost-effective solution to identify interference sources. An engineer no longer has to drive, stop to check direction, and drive again to find suspected areas of interference. The EagleEye software automates the entire interference hunting process and what used to take days to troubleshoot can now be done in hours by following a few simple steps:

1. Analyse network area/cell site(s) with signature of worse performance.

2. Identify site/sectors seeing the most impact.

3. After on-site verification of the presence of interference, drive the area with the easy to set up and use InterferenceAdvisor.

4. Follow the instructions provided by the EagleEye software. A combination of multiple algorithms within EagleEye will identify the possible interference source area with a circle on the drive map.

5. Park the vehicle and pinpoint the interferer.

For more information contact Lizzy Mabaso, Concilium Technologies, +27 (0)12 678 9200, info@concilium.co.za, www.concilium.co.za



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Ethernet tap for IO Ninja
25 March 2020, RF Design , Test & Measurement
Monitoring network communications of your PC can be accomplished without any specialised hardware – just use the Pcap Sniffer plugin of IO Ninja. The task of tapping into the Ethernet traffic of a non-PC ...

Read more...
Bench-top vector signal generator
29 April 2020, RFiber Solutions , Test & Measurement
The T3267E series bench-top vector signal generator from Transcom Instruments has excellent radio frequency performance and rich signal generating function. It can provide arbitrary wave, continuous ...

Read more...
Tektronix and Coherent Solutions partner for fully integrated optical comms
25 March 2020, Comtest , Test & Measurement
Comtest has announced that technology companies Tektronix and Coherent Solutions have an exclusive partnership agreement to provide fully integrated optical communications platforms to new and existing ...

Read more...
Vector network analyser training kit
26 February 2020, Comtest , Test & Measurement
Pico Technology has added significant functionality and value to its low-cost, high-performance vector network analyser (VNA), by joining the NI/AWR Connected Partner community. The PicoVNA interface ...

Read more...
Better phase noise measurement for Infiniium UXR scopes
26 February 2020, Concilium Technologies , Test & Measurement
Keysight Technologies and Silicon Labs announced a collaboration that streamlines the validation of timing solutions critical in the development of system-level designs for wireless communications, high-speed ...

Read more...
Eliminate risk with proper calibration
26 February 2020, Concilium Technologies , Test & Measurement
Proper calibration lowers cost of test by reducing the number of incorrect decisions made, by improving instrument performance.

Read more...
Double pulse test software for Tektronix AFG
29 January 2020, Comtest , Test & Measurement
Comtest announced the availability of Tektronix’ new software plugin for its AFG31000 arbitrary function generator (AFG), making it possible to perform crucial double pulse testing in less than a minute, ...

Read more...
Battery charge/discharge test system
29 January 2020, Conical Technologies , Test & Measurement
The ITS5300 battery charge and discharge test system from ITECH is designed for a variety of power batteries including lead acid, nickel hydrogen, lithium batteries, supercapacitors, hydrogen fuel cells ...

Read more...
DIN-rail programmable transmitter
23 October 2019, Instrotech , Test & Measurement
Calog Instrument’s versatile DPM9000 series – a miniature DIN-rail mount programmable isolated transmitter range – boasts high reliability and a versatile, wide range of programmable inputs. With dimensions ...

Read more...
Hands-on learning module
23 October 2019, Altron Arrow , Test & Measurement
The ADALM2000 (M2K) active learning module is an affordable, USB-powered, software-defined instrument that exceeds the capabilities of its predecessor ADALM1000 (M1K). With 12-bit ADCs (analog-to-digital ...

Read more...