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    Configuring Multiservice Port Parameters for CTP Bundles (CTP Menu)

    Configuring Multiservice Audio Mode Port Parameters for CTP Bundles (CTP Menu)

    Before you begin:

    • Disable the bundle before you modify the bundle options.

    To configure Multiservice audio mode port parameters using the CTP Menu:

    1. From the CTP Main Menu, select 1) Bundle Operations.
    2. Select 1) CTP.
    3. Select a bundle from the list.

      If you select an active bundle, you are prompted to disable the bundle before configuring it.

    4. Select 3) Port Config.
    5. Select 2) Interface.
    6. Select 1) Type, and set the type to Optional Interface: MultiSvc.
    7. Follow the onscreen instructions and configure the options as described in Table 1.

    Table 1: CTP Bundle Multiservice Audio Mode Port Parameter Settings in the CTP Menu

    FieldFunctionYour Action

    Mode

    Specifies that the bundle will run in audio mode.

    Select AUDIO.

    Master/Slave

    Specifies whether this end of the circuit provides clocking or uses adaptive clocking.

    If the CTP devices at both ends of the circuit are synchronized, you can configure both ends as Master.

    Select one:

    • Master—This end of the circuit provides clocking.
    • Slave—This end of the circuit uses adaptive clocking.

    Dual Channel

    Two channels are supported—channel 0 and channel 1.

    Enables or disables the use of both channels.

    Select one:

    • Disable—Channel 0 is the only active channel.
    • Enable—Both channel 0 and channel 1 are active.

    Audio Sample Rate

    Specifies the sample rate for audio circuits in kilohertz. The sample rate determines the audio quality and the network bandwidth needed. Higher sample rates create an IP data flow that requires higher bandwidth.

    8 KHz corresponds to standard toll quality voice.

    48 KHz corresponds to CD quality audio.

    Select one:

    • 8
    • 12
    • 16
    • 24
    • 32
    • 48

    μ-law Encoding:

    Enables or disables μ-law encoding. Standard audio code samples are 16 bits. If you enable μ-law encoding, the 16-bit samples are converted to 8 bits, consuming half of the bandwidth without significant audio degradation.

    Select one:

    • Disable—Generates 16-bit audio samples.
    • Enable—Generates 8-bit audio samples.

    Talk Squelch

    Enables or disables the active squelch function on the circuit.

    If enabled, specifies whether the squelch is active or inactive.

    The squelch function gates local audio output when DSR-A (channel 0) or RTS-A (channel 1) inputs are active or inactive.

    Select one:

    • Disable—Disables the active squelch function on the circuit (audio output is always enabled).
    • Enable and active—Squelch input is grounded and analog output is disabled.
    • Enable and inactive—No signal is applied to the squelch input. Input is open and analog output is possible.

    Ch 0 Output Level: 1.00x (decimal 128)

    Specifies the output level for channel 0.

    Note the following information about the values:

    • 0—There is no output.
    • 128—Unity gain, which means there is no attenuation or gain.
    • 255—Gain is 2:1.

    Enter a number from 0 through 255.

    Ch 1 Output Level: 1.00x (decimal 128)

    Specifies the output level for channel 1.

    Note the following information about the values:

    • 0—There is no output.
    • 128—Unity gain, which means there is no attenuation or gain.
    • 255—Gain is 2:1.

    Enter a number from 0 through 255.

    Configuring Multiservice IRIG-B Mode Port Parameters for CTP Bundles (CTP Menu)

    Before you begin:

    • Disable the bundle before you modify the bundle options.

    To configure Multiservice IRIG-B mode port parameters using the CTP Menu:

    1. From the CTP Main Menu, select 1) Bundle Operations.
    2. Select 1) CTP.
    3. Select a bundle from the list.

      If you select an active bundle, you are prompted to disable the bundle before configuring it.

    4. Select 3) Port Config.
    5. Select 2) Interface.
    6. Select 1) Type and set the type to Optional Interface: MultiSvc.
    7. Follow the onscreen instructions and configure the options as described in Table 2.

    Table 2: CTP Bundle Multiservice IRIG-B Port Parameter Settings in the CTP Menu

    FieldFunctionYour Action

    Mode

    Specifies that the bundle will run in IRIG-B mode.

    Select IRIG.

    Src/Dest

    Specifies the direction of the circuit. Although the IP circuit connection through the network is full duplex, an IRIG-B circuit is a simplex application, and the interface can operate only in Rx or Tx mode and not both at the same time.

    (Although the bundle is by default a full duplex IP connection, you can configure it for simplex to save network bandwidth.)

    Specify yes or no to the question: Is this an IRIG-B source end (IRIG-B signal enters CTP)?

    • Yes (y)—Sets direction to Rx. This end of the circuit recovers IRIG-B from the attached cable and generates IP packets toward the network.
    • No (n)—Sets the direction to Tx. This end of the circuit accepts IP packets, extracts the IRIG-B data codes, and transmits IRIG-B signaling output onto the cable.

    If the autonegotiation setting of the CTP Ethernet media and the far-end switch or router do not match, it is possible for the CTP Ethernet ports to be in a half-duplex state, although the duplex setting is not configurable and always assumed to be full-duplex on the CTP device. Starting with CTPOS Release 7.2, the half-duplex state at CTP network interface card (NIC) ports are acquired, regardless of the duplex setting configured on the far-end node. After the autonegotiation process is completed, if the CTP NIC cannot acquire full-duplex mode, then the interfaces are considered to be down and a log message is recorded in both the /var/log/messages directory and the syslog file stating that the interface is down due to a non-full duplex condition. You are prompted to verify the cable connection, speed, and duplex settings because the NIC link might be down.

    IRIG Rate

    Specifies the data rate on the IP connection.

    Note the following about setting the IRIG rate:

    • Unless network bandwidth is at a premium, we do not recommend that you change this value from the default of 16,000 bps.
    • Although the IRIG information can be transported through the network at the minimum configured rate (1000 bps), a CTP bundle running at this rate is subject to high latency.

    Enter a number from 1000 through 25,500 bps. The port speed must be a multiple of 100 bps.

    Output High Level

    This setting applies only if you set the direction of the port to Tx.

    Specifies the high output level, which is measured in peak-to-peak voltage. This setting is based on a 50-ohm termination.

    Enter a number from 0.00 through 7.85 volts peak-to-peak.

    Output Low Level

    This setting applies only if you set the direction of the port to Tx.

    Specifies the low output level, which is measured in peak-to-peak voltage. This setting is based on a 50-ohm termination.

    Enter a number from 0.00 through 7.85 volts peak-to-peak.

    Configuring Multiservice TDC Mode Parameters for CTP Bundles (CTP Menu)

    Before you begin:

    • Disable the bundle before you modify the bundle options.

    To configure Multiservice TDC mode port parameters using the CTP Menu:

    1. From the CTP Main Menu, select 1) Bundle Operations.
    2. Select 1) CTP.
    3. Select a bundle from the list.

      If you select an active bundle, you are prompted to disable the bundle before configuring it.

    4. Select 3) Port Config.
    5. Select 2) Interface.
    6. Select 1) Typeand set the type to Optional Interface: MultiSvc.
    7. Follow the onscreen instructions and configure the options as described in Table 3.

    Table 3: CTP Bundle Multiservice TDC Port Parameter Settings in the CTP Menu

    FieldFunctionYour Action

    Mode

    Specifies that the bundle will run in TDC mode.

    Select TDC/IRIG.

    Src/Dest

    Specifies the direction of the circuit.

    Select one:

    • Src (signal enters CTP)—End of the circuit that receives NRZ/IRIG data.
    • Dst (signal exits CTP)—End of the circuit that sends NRZ/IRIG data toward the network.

    NRZ/Rate

    Specifies the data rate on the IP connection.

    Enter a number from 500 through 5,000,000 bps. The port speed must be a multiple of 500 bps.

    IRIG Output Level

    Specifies the output level.

    Note the following information about the values:

    • 0—There is no output.
    • 128—Unity gain, which means there is no attenuation or gain.
    • 255—Gain is 2:1.

    Enter a number from 0 through 255.

    Configuring Multiservice 4WTO Mode Port Parameters for CTP Bundles (CTP Menu)

    Before you begin:

    • Disable the bundle before you modify the bundle options.

    To configure Multiservice 4WTO mode port parameters using the CTP Menu:

    1. From the CTP Main Menu, select 1) Bundle Operations.
    2. Select 1) CTP.
    3. Select a bundle from the list. The bundle port must have a 4WTO daughter card installed.

      If you select an active bundle, you are prompted to disable the bundle before configuring it.

    4. Select 3) Port Config.
    5. Select 2) Interface.
    6. Select 1) Type and set the type to Optional Interface: MultiSvc.
    7. Configure the options as described in Table 4.

    Table 4: CTP Bundle Multiservice 4WTO Port Parameter Settings in the CTP Menu

    FieldFunctionYour Action

    Mode

    Specifies that the bundle will run in 4WTO mode.

    Select 4WTO-Em.

    Master/Slave

    Specifies whether this end of the circuit provides clocking or uses adaptive clocking.

    If the CTP devices at both ends of the circuit are synchronized, you can configure both ends as Master.

    Select one:

    • Master—This end of the circuit provides clocking.
    • Slave—This end of the circuit uses adaptive clocking.

    Dual Channel

    Two channels are supported—channel 0 and channel 1.

    Enables or disables the use of both channels.

    Select one:

    • Disable—Channel 0 is the only active channel.
    • Enable—Both channel 0 and channel 1 are active.

    Talk Squelch

    Enables or disables the active squelch function on the circuit.

    If enabled, specifies whether the squelch is active or inactive.

    The squelch function gates local audio output when DSR-A (channel 0) or RTS-A (channel 1) inputs are active or inactive.

    Select one:

    • Disable—Disables the active squelch function on the circuit.
    • Enable and active—Squelch input is grounded and analog output is disabled.
    • Enable and inactive—No signal is applied to the squelch input. Input is open and analog output is possible.

    Ch 0 Output Level: 1.00x (decimal 128)

    Specifies the output level for channel 0.

    Note the following information about the values:

    • 0—There is no output.
    • 128—Unity gain, which means there is no attenuation or gain.
    • 255—Gain is 2:1.

    Enter a number from 0 through 255.

    Ch 1 Output Level: 1.00x (decimal 128)

    Specifies the output level for channel 1.

    Note the following information about the values:

    • 0—There is no output.
    • 128—Unity gain, which means there is no attenuation or gain.
    • 255—Gain is 2:1.

    Enter a number from 0 through 255.

    Modified: 2013-08-21