Korean Radio Certification - CA

FAA Panel Advises Lifting Flight Restrictions on Electronics

By Bob Cole / February 13, 2014

A Federal Aviation Administration advisory committee tasked with investigating flight restrictions on personal electronic devices has concluded that most electronics, including those connected to onboard Wi-Fi, can be safely used during all portions of flight on most U.S. passenger aircraft. Established last year, the 28-member panel is comprised of representatives from the Federal Communications Commission,…

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Compliance Testing - CA

FAA Fix to Remove Interference on Airplane Display Units

By Bob Cole / February 13, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration is pushing to replace certain older airplane cockpit instruments manufactured by Honeywell International Inc., claiming that they may be susceptible to Wi-Fi interference. The request comes as U.S. regulators finalize recommendations for easing restrictions on in-flight use of personal electronic devices. In a proposed directive released earlier this month, the FAA…

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Regulatory Compliance - CA

FCC Updates Part 15.255 Rules on 60GHz – FCC-13-112 Report And Order

By Bob Cole / November 26, 2013

FCC-13-112 REPORT AND ORDER Adopted: August 9, 2013 Released: August 9, 2013 By the Commission: Acting Chairwoman Clyburn and Commissioners Rosenworcel and Pai issuing separate statements. I. INTRODUCTION 1. By this action, the Commission modifies Part 15 of its rules for intentional radiators operating on an unlicensed basis in the 57-64 GHz frequency range (60 GHz).…

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Agency Product Safety Approvals - CA

FDA Guidelines On Incorporating Wireless Tech Into Medical Devices

By Bob Cole / November 25, 2013

In response to the rapid growth in the availability of medical devices that incorporate radio frequency wireless technology, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released final guidelines for industry and FDA staff on incorporating and integrating RF wireless technology into medical devices. The FDA said in a Federal Register notice released Aug. 13 that…

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Regulatory Compliance - CA

FCC Notice About Wi-Fi Channels 12 & 13 (2467 & 2472 MHz) – TCB Council

By Bob Cole / November 22, 2013

On the July 16th conference calls with the TCBs the FCC Lab staff discussed the following software configuration issue: b> Wi-Fi client devices operating on Channels 12 and 13 If a device is capable of transmitting on these channels, it must meet all of the emission requirements for that band, as specified in § 15.247,…

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