E1987A Fast Switching Test Application Revision Information

E1987A Fast Switching Test Application Revision Information

Last updated: April 28, 2013

This page lists revision information about the Agilent Technologies E1987A fast switching test application. The E1987A application combines all of the 8960 test applications into one fast switching application. For a description of the E1987A application (such as license information, etc.), see Fast Switching Description .

   
CAUTION
You may need to upgrade the hardware in your test set before installing the application firmware described here. If you install application firmware on a test set with incompatible hardware, the following may occur:

  • Your test set may lock up.
  • The application may not run.
  • Some features in the application may be inaccessible, or may not perform to specifications.

To determine if a hardware upgrade is required for your testing needs, please review the hardware requirement information at:

http://www.agilent.com/find/8960upgrades


   

E1987A fast switching application suite revision history:

A.15.09 Release - May 2013

This release excludes the E1961A from the E1987A Fast Switching test application. The features offered in this release are identical to those offered in the A.14.14 Release - April 2012 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.21.09
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.20.09
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.16.09
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.15.09

Hardware Requirements

This release has specific hardware requirements. Test sets with serial number<MY5210 require a HW upgrade to run this release.

To determine if a hardware upgrade is required for this release, please review the hardware requirement information at:

http://www.agilent.com/find/8960upgrades

A.14.14 Release - April 2012

This is a maintenance release. The features offered in this release are identical to those offered in the release A.14.12 Release - March 2012 .

A.14.12 Release - March 2012

This release excludes the E1961A from the E1987A Fast Switching test application. The features offered in this release are identical to those offered in the A.13.07 Release - May 2011 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.20.12
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.19.12
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.15.12
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.14.12

Hardware Requirements

This release has specific hardware requirements. Test sets with serial number<MY5210 require a HW upgrade to run this release.

To determine if a hardware upgrade is required for this release, please review the hardware requirement information at:

http://www.agilent.com/find/8960upgrades

A.13.07 Release - May 2011

This release excludes the E1961A from the E1987A Fast Switching test application. The features offered in this release are identical to those offered in the A.12.12 Release - December 2010 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.19.07
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.18.07
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.14.07
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.13.10

A.12.12 Release - December 2010

This release excludes the E1961A from the E1987A Fast Switching test application. The features offered in this release are identical to those offered in the A.11.08 Release - July 2010 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.18.12
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.17.10
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.13.12
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.13.10

A.11.08 Release - July 2010

This is a maintenance release to resolve the known issues detailed in the previous release. The features offered in this release are otherwise identical to those offered in the A.10.12 Release - October 2009 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.15.08
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.17.08
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.16.08
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.12.08
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.12.08

A.10.12 Release - October 2009

This is a maintenance release to resolve the known issues detailed in the previous release. The features offered in this release are otherwise identical to those offered in the A.09.21 Release - May 2009 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.14.12
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.16.12
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.15.12
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.12
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.12

A.09.21 Release - May 2009

This is a maintenance release to resolve the known issues detailed in the previous release. The features offered in this release are otherwise identical to those offered in the A.08.17 Release - October 2008 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.13.18
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.15.18
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.14.18
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.10.21
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.10.18

A.08.17 Release - October 2008

This is a maintenance release to resolve the known issues detailed in the previous release. The features offered in this release are otherwise identical to those offered in the A.08.14 Release - September 2008 .

This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.12.13
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.14.14
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.13.13
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.09.15
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.09.13

A.08.14 Release - September 2008

This release updates the E1987A fast switching test application. It includes new features and defect fixes. For more information on measurements and features, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test application listed below. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.12
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.14
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.13
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.09
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.09

Known Issues

  • The real time vocoder's Voice Activity Detection State parameter (CALL:RTVocoder:VADetection[:STATe]) is not functioning. It remains in the OFF state.
  • The SYStem:APPLication:CATalog:LICense:APPLication:ALL? command does not function.
  • Using save/recall causes HSUPA 2ms settings to un-synchronize between host and protocol.

A.07.11 Release - November 2007

The E1987A A.07.11 is a special release which adds early E1963A-413 W-CDMA HSUPA capability. The A.07.11 release has fast switching capability between GSM/GPRS/EGPRS and W-CDMA formats. It does not include fast switching capability for cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS, 1xEV-DO or AMPS/136 formats. Use E1987A A.07.11 release only if you need HSUPA capability. For more information on measurements and features, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model release of the test application listed below. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.12.11
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.08.08

A.06.19 Release - July 2007

This release updates the E1987A fast switching test application. It includes new features and defect fixes. For more information on measurements and features, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test application listed below. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.68
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.13.08
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.08
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.08.08
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.08.09

A.05.28 Release - April 2007

This is a maintenance release to resolve known issues. The features offered in this release are identical to those offered in the A.05.24 Release - March 2007 .

A.05.24 Release - March 2007

This release updates the E1987A fast switching test application. It includes new features and defect fixes. For more information on measurements and features, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test application listed below. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.46
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.12
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.10
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.07
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.07

A.05.15 Release - December 2006

Release has been delayed.

A.04.27 Release - July 2006

This release updates the E1987A fast switching test application. It includes new features and defect fixes. For more information on measurements and features, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test application listed below. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.26
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.11
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.09
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.06.40
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.06

A.03.31 Release - December 2005

This release updates the E1987A fast switching test application. It includes new features and defect fixes. For more information on measurements and features, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test application listed below. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.11.11
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.10.11
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.08.31
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision Mobile Test Application Revision A.06.31
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.05.11

A.03.09 Release - July 2005

This release enables the special W-CDMA HSDPA hardware capability. This release has the equivalent features of the following test application revisions:

  • E1963A W-CDMA mobile test application (A.08.09)
  • E1968A-Option 202 GSM/GPRS/EGPRS mobile test application (A.06.09)

The following formats are not supported in this special HSDPA release. To fast switch these formats, use a previous E1987A revision. Support for these formats will be included when HSDPA capability becomes standard in E5515C-003 in Q1 2006.

  • E1961A AMPS/136 mobile test application - not supported
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS mobile test application - not supported
  • E1966A-1xEV-DO mobile test application - not supported

Please contact your Agilent Sales Representative to get this revision. For more information on measurements, specifications, and E5515 mainframe requirements, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test applications listed above.

A.02.45 Release -September 2005

This release has the equivalent features of the following test application revisions:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 Mobile Test Application Revision A.10.08
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS Mobile Test Application Revision B.09.19
  • E1963A W-CDMA Mobile Test Application Revision A.07.25
  • E1968A GSM/GPRS(/EGPRS) Mobile Test Application Revision A.05.11 (Plus Digital ORFS and defect fixes. Does not support PAvT, E1968A-410.)
  • E1966A 1xEV-DO Mobile Test Application Revision A.04.11

This release adds GSM Digital ORFS and defect fixes. This is a special fast switching release. There are no equivalent TA releases.

Please contact your Agilent Sales Representative to obtain this revision. For more information on measurements, specifications, and E5515 mainframe requirements, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test applications listed above.

A.02.10 Release - April 2005

Please contact your Agilent Sales Representative to get this revision. For more information on measurements, specifications, and E5515 mainframe requirements, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test applications listed below.

This release includes defect fixes and new features in some formats. Please refer to the TA release notes for added features. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 mobile test application (A.10.08)
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS mobile test application (B.09.14)
  • E1963A W-CDMA mobile test application (A.07.25)
  • E1968A-Option 202 GSM/GPRS/EGPRS mobile test application (A.05.11)
  • E1966A-1xEV-DO mobile test application (A.04.09)

The E1987A application combines all of the 8960 test application radio formats into one fast switching application.

For more information on measurements, specifications, and E5515 mainframe requirements, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test applications listed above.

A.01.21 Release - January 2005

This is the initial release of the E1987A fast switching test application. This release has the equivalent features of the following test applications:

  • E1961A AMPS/136 mobile test application (A.09)
  • E1962B cdma2000/IS-95/AMPS mobile test application (B.08)
  • E1963A W-CDMA mobile test application (A.06)
  • E1968A-Option 202 GSM/GPRS/EGPRS mobile test application (A.04)
  • E1966A-1xEV-DO mobile test application (A.03)

The E1987A application combines all of the 8960 test application radio formats into one fast switching application.

For more information on measurements, specifications, and E5515 mainframe requirements, please refer to the specifications for the equivalent model of the test applications listed above.