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Terms of Reference for TC RRS WG 1: System Aspects and Cognitive functionalities


  • To collect and define requirements on Reconfigurable Radio Systems from relevant stakeholders
  • To develop and maintain a common technical framework for SDR and CR systems standardization in TC RRS regarding system level aspects
  • To define the cognitive functionalities for Reconfigurable Radio Systems
  • To deliver its findings in the form of ETSI deliverables as appropriate

Areas of activity

  • Standardization activities in Reconfigurable Radio Systems encompassing radio system and interface solutions related to Cognitive Radio Systems 
  • Standardization activities related to LSA (Licensed Shared Access) regime implementation in the band 2.3-2.4 GHz and possible future extensions to other bands depending on the regulatory studies 
  • Standardization activities related to White Spaces in the UHF TV bands which may encompass both coordinated and uncoordinated approaches and possible future extensions to other bands depending on the regulatory studies 
  • The above activities may include: 
    • definition of use cases and working assumptions 
    • definition of system requirements 
    • definition of system architecture(s) and related (cognitive) management entities (spectrum management, radio resource management, etc)
    • definition of related interfaces 
  • Preparation of System Reference Documents (SRdoc) in the area of Reconfigurable Radio Systems as appropriate 
  • Preparation of ETSI Technical Reports, Technical
Specifications and European Norms as appropriate

Organization and working methods/ Collaboration with other bodies

  • TC RRS WG1 shall work in accordance with the ETSI Directives and, in particular, the Technical Working Procedures 
  • TC RRS WG1 will liaise with the other TC RRS working groups as appropriate 
  • TC RRS WG1 shall provide progress reports to TC RRS