Nova 246

Blake Volk
Blake Volk
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The Baicells Nova246 is a powerful outdoor dual carrier eNodeB (eNB) with 2x20W output power - that's 2x2 MIMO with 20 Watts per channel housed in one unit. Using two 2-port antennas or one 4-port antenna with one Nova246 in split mode not only increases capacity but enables economical wireless broadband access in challenging locations. 


Take, for example, a small rural community surrounded by mountains, with homes and businesses along a narrow valley corridor. Two 180° sectors facing opposite directions and attached to Nova-246 provides a "butterfly" coverage solution.


The Nova246 eNB is based on the most prevalent high-speed wireless networking technology in the world today: Long-Term Evolution (LTE). It conforms to 3GPP standards and uses Time Division Duplexing (TDD) technology.


Using Band 41, this eNB is a good choice for addressing non-line-of-sight (NLOS) challenges; it provides the power and LTE intelligence to help penetrate obstructions such as heavy foliage, tall buildings, and hilly terrain.


In a later software upgrade, Nova246 will offer the option to operate in Carrier Aggregation (CA) mode. CA mode combines contiguous or non-contiguous channels into a single data channel (up to 40 MHz) for even greater capacity.


The product comes with a standard one-year warranty; extended warranty is available.


Item NOVA246
Frequency Bands 41 and customized
Channel Bandwidth 10/15/20 MHz
MAX Output Power 43 dBm per carrier
MIMO DL: 2x2 per carrier
Peak Rate DL 110 Mbps, UL 14 Mbps
User Capacity 192 concurrent users total (96 concurrent users per carrier)
Synchronization GPS
Dimensions 17.3 x 9.5 x 4.7 inches 440 x 240 x 120 millimeters
Weight 26.5 lbs / 12 kg


Name Type Date File
 Nova 246 Datasheet Datasheet 9-1-2020 Download
CloudCore Configuration and Network Administration Guide Install Guide 3-14-2022 Download
RTS Software SNMP OIDs API 3-14-2022 Download
RTS TR-069 Data Model API 3-14-2022 Download



Name Type Date File
RTS Firmware 10-26-2021 Download
RTS Change Log Release Notes 10-26-2021 Download

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