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ANSI/BICSI 006-2020, Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Design and Implementation Best Practices



Distributed Antenna Systems – Enabling the Connected Mobile World

ANSI/BICSI 006-2020 provides designers and installers the necessary information concerning the types, sources, and components required by a DAS while providing requirements and recommendations for standards-compliant, vendor-neutral DASs being deployed in an ever expanding range of environments and locations to support past and current applications, including 5G and FirstNet.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction

  • 2. Scope

  • 3. Required Standards and Documents

  • 4. Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Units of Measurement

  • 5. Regulatory and Safety

  • 6. Distributed Antenna Systems and Components

  • 7. Design Considerations

  • 8. Implementation

  • 9. Management and Operations

  • 10. Site and Functional Support Issues

  • Appendix A: Wireless Services and Signals (Informative)

  • Appendix B: Legal Aspects of Wireless Design (Informative)

  • Appendix C: Terminating and Testing Coaxial Transmission Lines (Informative)

  • Appendix D: Hazardous Environments and Locations (Informative)

  • Appendix E: Related Documents (Informative)


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System Requirements and Installation Instructions

Compatible Operating Systems

Windows (All versions Windows 7 and later), Mac OS X, Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader, all mobile web browsers, iOS, Android

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