8.5 Signal quality +CSQ

27.0073GPPAT command set for User Equipment (UE)Release 18TS

Table 64: +CSQ action command syntax


Possible response(s)


+CSQ: <rssi>,<ber>

+CME ERROR: <err>


+CSQ: (list of supported <rssi>s),(list of supported <ber>s)


Execution command returns received signal strength indication <rssi> and channel bit error rate <ber> from the MT. Refer clause 9.2 for possible <err> values.

Test command returns values supported as compound values.

Defined values

<rssi>: integer type

0 ‑113 dBm or less

1 ‑111 dBm

2…30 ‑109… ‑53 dBm

31 ‑51 dBm or greater

99 not known or not detectable

<ber>: integer type; channel bit error rate (in percent)

0…7 as RXQUAL values in the table in 3GPP TS 45.008 [20] clause 8.2.4

99 not known or not detectable