This file contains important information about the RFmx LTE, including system requirements, and installation instructions.
RFmx LTE is an optimized API for performing physical layer measurements on LTE cellular standard signals. RFmx LTE is an application software that provides simple access to advanced optimization techniques such as multimeasurement parallelism and multi-DUT measurements. RFmx LTE additionally supports NB-IoT/eMTC and LTE-V2X.
RFmx LTE 21.3 includes the following new features:
RFmx LTE 20.7 includes the following new features:
RFmx LTE 20.6 includes the following new features:
The following hardware products are supported in all operating systems listed in the Supported Operating Systems section.
Device-specific information about these modules is included in the NI RF Vector Signal Analyzers Help.
Device-specific information about these modules is included in the NI RF Vector Signal Transceivers Help.
RFmx LTE has the following requirements:
* Depending on the amount of data acquired and/or processed, a larger amount of memory may be required.
RFmx LTE 21.5 supports the following 64-bit operating systems:
Note RFmx LTE no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.1, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. RFmx LTE 21.5 will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use RFmx LTE 21.5 to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing RFmx LTE 21.5, you cannot use any installers built on this computer with any version of LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI™, NI TestStand™, or Measurement Studio on an unsupported OS.
For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
RFmx LTE supports the following application software versions, including service packs. You should install application software, such as LabVIEW or Microsoft Visual Studio®, before installing RFmx LTE. If you are not using NI application software, refer to Microsoft Visual Studio Support.
|Application Software||Versions Supported by RFmx LTE|
|LabVIEW||2018 SP1 f4 patch, 2019 SP1 f3 patch, 2020 SP1, or 2021|
If you are using the RFmx LTE .NET Class Library, .NET Framework 4.0 (minimum) is required. The RFmx LTE .NET Class Library can be used with Visual C# or Visual Basic .NET in any Visual Studio version that can target .NET Framework 4.0 or .NET Framework 4.5.
Download the RFmx LTE installer from ni.com/downloads. NI software includes NI Package Manager to handle the installation. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
|Version Compatibility Checker||<NIDir>\RFmx\niRFmxCompatibility_Checker.exe|
|Debug Configuration Utility||<NIDir>\RFmx\niRFmxDebugConfigurationUtility.exe|
|Header files|| |
|Import Library files (64-bit)|| |
|.NET Class Libraries|
|Assemblies|| <MSTUDIOVS2010DIR>\DotNET\Assemblies\Current\NationalInstruments.RFmx.LteMX.Fx40.dll |
Select Start » National Instruments » RFmx Soft Front Panel to launch the RFmx Soft Front Panel (64-bit).
RFmx LTE palette VIs are available from the Functions » Measurement I/O » RFmx » LTE palette.
Documentation for RFmx LTE is located at Start » National Instruments » RFmx LTE Documentation. The documentation set is composed of the following documents.
|RFmx LTE Help||HTML/Windows Help|| Contains primary help content for RFmx LTE. This help file is an HTML version of a traditional user manual that includes the following information: |
|RFmx LTE 21.5 Readme||HTML (this document)||Contains information about supported hardware and operating systems, new features, fixed issues, and legal notices.|
You can access all the installed RFmx LTE examples at Start » National Instruments » RFmx LTE Examples.
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The following items are the behavior changes in RFmx LTE 20.7 from RFmx LTE 19.1
The following items are behavior changes in RFmx LTE 19.1 from RFmx LTE 19.0.
The following items are behavior changes in RFmx LTE 19.0 from RFmx LTE 3.0.
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