7.4A.3_H Maximum input level for CA (inter-band DL CA without UL CA) for 256QAM in DL

36.521-13GPPEvolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA)Part 1: Conformance testingRadio transmission and receptionRelease 17TSUser Equipment (UE) conformance specification

7.4A.3_H.1 Test purpose

Same test purpose as in clause 7.4A.3.

7.4A.3_H.2 Test applicability

This test applies to all types of E-UTRA UE release 12 and forward that support inter-band DL CA and 256QAM in DL. This test case applies only for CA configurations that do not support UL CA.

7.4A.3_H.3 Minimum conformance requirements

The minimum conformance requirements are defined in clause 7.4A.1_H.3.

7.4A.3_H.4 Test description

7.4A.3_H.4.1 Initial conditions

Same initial conditions as in clause 7.4A.1.4.1 with the following exceptions:

– Instead of Table 7.4A.1.4.1-1 🡪 use Table 7.4A.3_H.4.1-1.

– Instead of clause 7.4A.1.4.3 🡪 use clause 7.4A.3_H.4.3.

Table 7.4A.3_H.4.1-1: Test Configuration Table

Initial Conditions

use the content of Table 7.4A.3.4.1-1 raplacing CC MOD of DL Allocation by 256QAM

7.4A.3_H.4.2 Test procedure

Same test procedure as in clause 7.4A.3.4.2 with the following exceptions:

– Instead of Table 7.4A.3.4.1-1 🡪 use Table 7.4A.3_H.4.1-1.

– Instead of Table 7.4A.3.5-1 🡪 use 7.4A.3_H.5-1.

– Instead of DCI format 1A use DCI format 1.

7.4A.3_H.4.3 Message contents

Same message contents as defined in clause 7.4A.3.4.3.

7.4A.3_H.5 Test requirement

Same test requirement as defined in clause 7.4A.3.5 with the following exceptions:

– Instead of Table 7.4A.3.5-1 🡪 use 7.4A.3_H.5-1.

Table 7.4A.3_H.5-1: Maximum input level for inter-band CA

Rx Parameter


Channel bandwidth

1.4 MHz

3 MHz

5 MHz

10 MHz

15 MHz

20 MHz

Power in Transmission Bandwidth Configuration


For carrier frequency f ≤ 3.0GHz: -27.7

For carrier frequency 3.0GHz < f ≤ 4.2GHz: -28.0

Note 1: The transmitter shall be set to 4dB below PCMAX_L with PCMAX_L as defined in clause 6.2.5.

Note 2: Reference measurement channel is Annex A.3.2: 256QAM, R=4/5 variant with one sided dynamic OCNG Pattern OP.1 FDD/TDD as described in Annex A.5.1.1/A.5.2.1.