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Cat-M1 mode

The following table shows recommended test cases for radiated Cat-M1 non-signaling mode.

Table 1. RF performance tests for radiated Cat-M1 non-signaling mode
Mode Test item Test specification/ID Expected result Note
Cat-M1 TX LTE antenna efficiency and radiation pattern at TX frequencies See nWP033 - nRF9160 Antenna and RF Interface Guidelines >50%  
LTE TX isolation to GPS LNA input Isolation >30 dB Isolation from LTE antenna to Global Positioning System (GPS) Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) input at LTE TX frequency
Cat-M1 RX LTE antenna efficiency and radiation pattern at RX frequencies >50%  
RSSI scan2 Signal level -90 dBm1 RSSI < -105 dBm Expected RSSI reading of average noise floor

1 Sets RX gain.
2 To test noise floor.