It is available for GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900 MHz and can be equipped with 6 TRUs in one cabinet. Two cabinets are ususally used to form a 12 TRU cell.
The RBS 2202 supports the use of battery backup. Batteries are located in a separate battery stand (another same size RBS 2202 cabinet) providing 1 to 8 hours of backup time. Battery backup is only possible when using 230v AC as the power supply voltage.
It is designed for a technical lifetime of 25 years @ 24 hours of operation. The RBS 2202 is always used with external antenna systems (see in the picture) where the feeder cable comes into the top of the cabinet.
The following preventive maintenance conditions must be fulﬁlled to guarantee the availability of the RBS.
Fans: The fans must be inspected (cleaned if necessary) every year. The life time of the fans are estimated to be at least 5 years.
Air ﬁlters: The air ﬁlters must be regularly inspected and cleaned (the interval depends on the environmental conditions at the site).
Synchronization: If a DXU-03 (T1, 1.5Mbit/s, 100ohm) is used, the frequency of the built in crystal oscillator shall be measured and aligned (calibrated) at least every third year.
The cabinet is vandal resistant and unauthorized access is not possible without damaging the unit.
A fully equipped RBS 2202 radio cabinet including base frame and cowl weighs of 226 kg. It stands at a total height of 1900 mm.