R&S®CMWcards is a pure GUI-based test script definition tool from Rohde & Schwarz for the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester.

  • Create wireless signaling tests on the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester just by setting up a hand of cards.
  • Revolutionary card wizards and unique game rules guide you through setting up test sequences that fully comply with test specifications.
  • Test case creation, parameterization, execution and analysis combined in one tool
  • Thanks to the R&S®CMW500 tester's unrivaled multitechnology capability, R&S®CMWcards can be utilized to rapidly reproduce signaling scenarios for various wireless communications standards.


  • Graphical test script definition tool for the R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester
  • Cards simplify the creation of wireless signaling tests
  • No programming, no code compilation, just GUI
  • Intuitive game rules that guide the user through specification-compliant protocol signaling test sequence
  • Test creation, parameterization, execution and analysis in a single tool
  • LTE, WCDMA, GSM technology including multicell mobility tests
  • LTE, WCDMA and GSM inter-RAT handover tests including LTE/WLAN offloading
  • LTE advanced and LTE Advanced Pro features
  • Universal fader card for R&S®CMW500 internal baseband fading
  • Location Based Services (LBS)
  • Conditional testing using customizable loops, timer,delays and verdicts
  • Logfile and failure cause analysis with R&S®CMWmars message analyzer
  • Full test script and UE automation
  • Easy to learn, minimum training required
  • Speed up testcase creation with more than 300 free of charge example test cases

Feature coverage

  • Layer 3 signaling tests for 3GPP LTE (Rel. 8 to Rel. 13), WCDMA (Rel. 99 to Rel. 10), GSM and inter-RAT
  • LTE advanced and advanced pro carrier aggregation supported incl. data throughput verification beyond 1 Gbps
  • LTE FDD/TDD joint operation
  • LTE-U (unlicensed bands)
  • Intraband and interband cell selection/reselection/handover
  • All Inter-RAT mobility procedures
  • IMS and VoLTE including CS fallback and SRVCC (incl. reverse SRVCC)
  • IMS Supplementary Services
  • LTE - WLAN traffic offload
  • Voice over WLAN (WLAN calling)
  • eMBMS (evolved multimedia broadcast multicast service)
  • Extensive UE failure test scenarios (e.g. attach reject, handover failures etc.)
  • CMAS (WEA) and ETWS public warning system
  • Location Bases Services (AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou)

Scope of testing

  • Protocol stack feature verification
  • Regression testing, stress tests
  • Replication of field issues
  • Import of real network configurations
  • Roaming use cases
  • Simulation of network failures and reject causes
  • Data throughput and performance measurements
  • Application tests (data, voice and video)

Further information

R&S®CMWcards - Features at a glance

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