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Rohde & Schwarz (RS BICK Mobilfunk) TETRA BSC411

This is a TETRA Base Station Controller within the R&S / BICK TETRA network.

Interestingly, there are several hints indicating that it was originally designed by DAMM and later bought or licensed
by R&S.

Hardware

The hardware is based on an Intel x86 embedded ISA board, which is plugged onto a "mainboard" containing four E1 interfaces.
interior view of BSC411, top side.

For more pictures, check the attachments to this page.

Software

The software is based on Windows NT 4.0 Embedded, stored on a Compact Flash card.

P1050482_small.jpg - interior view of BSC411, top side. (1.03 MB) laforge, 06/17/2011 09:14 PM

P1050483_small.jpg - close-up of GPS module (998 KB) laforge, 06/17/2011 09:14 PM

P1050485_small.jpg - close-up of E1 interface section (946 KB) laforge, 06/17/2011 09:15 PM

P1050487_small.jpg - close-up of Embedded x86 ISA board (top side) (950 KB) laforge, 06/17/2011 09:15 PM

P1050489_small.jpg - close-up of Embedded x86 ISA board (bottom side) (952 KB) laforge, 06/17/2011 09:16 PM