7.9EB Spurious emissions for UE Category 1bis

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

The spurious emissions power is the power of emissions generated or amplified in a receiver that appear at the UE antenna connector.

7.9EB.1 Test Purpose

Same test purpose as in clause 7.9.1.

7.9EB.2 Test Applicability

This test applies to all types of E-UTRA UE release 13 and forward of UE category 1bis.

7.9EB.3 Minimum Conformance Requirements

Same minimum conformance requirements as in clause 7.9.3.

7.9EB.4 Test Description

7.9EB.4.1 Initial Conditions

Same initial conditions as in clause with the following exceptions:

Connect the SS to the UE antenna connectors as shown in TS 36.508[7] Annex A Figure A.8 using only main UE Tx/Rx antenna.

7.9EB.4.2 Test Procedure

Same test procedure as in clause

7.9EB.4.3 Message Contents

Message contents are according to TS 36.508 [7] subclause 4.6.

7.9EB.5 Test Requirement

The measured spurious emissions derived in step 1), shall not exceed the maximum level specified in Table 7.9EB.5-1.

Table 7.9EB.5-1: General receiver spurious emission requirements

Frequency Band



Maximum level


30MHz ≤ f < 1GHz

100 kHz

-57 dBm

1GHz ≤ f ≤ 12.75 GHz

1 MHz

-47 dBm

12.75 GHz ≤ f ≤ 5th harmonic of the upper frequency edge of the DL operating band in GHz

1 MHz

-47 dBm

Note 1

Note 1: Applies only for Band 22, Band 42 and Band 43.

Note 2: Unused PDCCH resources are padded with resource element groups with power level given by PDCCH_RA/RB as defined in Annex C.3.1.