Part 1. Procure the Hardware

Aerial RAN CoLab Over-the-Air (ARC-OTA) v1.2

Procure all the hardware listed in the following BOM:


Unless a specific solution architecture differs based on use case, all components are required in a unit of 1.

55G Infra Component

Hardware Manifest

Aerial gNB Dell PowerEdge R750 Server + A100X
(IMPORTANT: This device is no longer available to purchase.) Gigabyte Edge E251-U70 Server x 1 with CPU Intel Xeon Gold 6240R, 2.4GHz, 24C48T, Memory 96GB DDR4, Storage 480GB LiteOn SSD x1. GPU GA100 x1, NIC x1 MLX CX6-DX MCX623106AE-CDAT
CN Dell PowerEdge R750 Server
FrountHaul(FH) Switch only pick one Dell PowerSwitch S5248F-ON
Fibrolan Falcon RX
GrandMaster(GM) QULSAR Qg 2 Multi-Sync Gateway
O-RUs supported ORU : Configuration : Freq Band
Foxconn : 4T4R : 3.7GHz - 3.8GHz
RPQN-7801E : : (indoors)
UEs supported UE: Module Sierra Wireless EM9191 NR 5G Modem Config: SU-MIMO 2DL, 1UL
UE: Quectel RM500Q-GL UE Config: SU-MIMO 2DL, 1UL
UE: 5G USB Dongle Config: SU-MIMO 2DL, 1UL
UE: iPhone 14 Pro, with iOS version 16.6.1; model number MPXV3HX/A
UE: OnePlus Nord 5G AC2003
Cables Dell C2G 1m LC-LC 50/125 Duplex Multimode OM4 Fiber Cable Aqua 3ft Optical patch cable
NVIDIA MCP1600-C001E30N DAC Cable Ethernet 100GbE QSFP28 1m
Beyondtech 5m (16ft) LC UPC to LC UPC Duplex OM3 Multimode PVC (OFNR) 2.0mm Fiber Optic Patch Cable
CableCreation 3ft Cat5/Cat6 Ethernet Cables
PDUs Tripp Lite 1.4kW Single-Phase Monitored PDU with LX Platform Interface, 120V Outlets (8 5-15R), 5-15P, 12ft Cord, 1U Rack-Mount, TAA
Transceivers Finisar SFP-to-RJ45 Transceiver
Intel Ethernet SFP+SR Optics
Dell SFP28-25G-SR Transceiver
Ethernet Switch Netgear ProSafe Plus JGS524E Rackmount
iPerf Laptop Connected to the switch (10G ethernet)

To procure all the hardware items in the blueprint BOM, contact the ARC-OTA team at In the Email, include your full name, company name, preferred Email contact, and country/region.

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