Cellpohne World DFS / Wireless Device Testing

10 Things Product Manufacturers Should Know To Prepare For Wireless Device Certification

By Amy Jones / September 7, 2015

As a product developer pursuing wireless device certification/s, negotiating global wireless standards and regulatory guidelines can be a daunting task. It is almost critical that experienced personal and resources are leveraged to engage a successful product certification strategy. HCT America would like to share some useful information on wireless device certification: It’s astounding how quickly…

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Car Door Openers HCT America CA

June 13, 2016: EU Directive 2014/53/EU Covering Radio & Telecom Equipment Takes Effect

By Amy Jones / September 3, 2015

Directive 2014/53/EU covers radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment (R&TTE). Including active implantable medical devices and some medical devices. Other examples of devices that fall into this new directive are mobile communications equipment such as cellular telephones, citizens band (CB) radio, broadcast transmitters, car door openers, and maritime radars. The Commission of the European Union…

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Regulatory Compliance - CA

Industry Canada Releases 2 New Online Forms To Provide Efficient Information Exchange

By Amy Jones / August 31, 2015

I.C. would like to encourage the use of these web forms to not only facilitate organization but to help Industry Canada prioritize industry updates to standards and procedures, and inventory industry concerns. Industry Canada releases two new web forms for Test Labs / Certification Bodies, Representatives, Manufacturers, users & others to seek changes to regulatory…

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Wireless Charging System - CA

Industry Canada: New Issue on Electromagnetic Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) Devices

By Amy Jones / July 28, 2015

Wireless power transfer is essentially the transmission of power (electrical) from a power source to a consuming device with no conductors or solid wires. A device transmits power through electromagnetic fields across an intervening space to a receiver device, where it gets converted back into electric power. All Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) Devices are now…

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Surgery Medical Device Room Regulatory Compliance

Medical Devices Under New Stringent Standards By European Union (EU) Regulatory Directive

By Amy Jones / July 23, 2015

Directive 93/42/EEC by the European Union stiffens the list of medical devices, including software for proper application to be used for human beings including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and alleviating disease, injury or handicap. An updated and revised list of standards to be used for medical devices to demonstrate conformity was issued…

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Spread Spectrum Radio HCT

New Certification Requirements By Industry Canada – Radio Standards Specification RSS-247

By Amy Jones / July 8, 2015

LE-LAN devices under new standards including expanded frequency bands, DFS procedures and emission limits. Certification requirements were added for Frequency Hopping Systems and Digital Transmission Systems. DTSs (Digital Transmission Systems) in bands 902-928 MHz, 2400-2483.5 MHz and FHSs (Frequency Hopping Systems) in bands 902-928MHz, 2400-2483.5 MHz and 5725-5850 MHZ have new standard specifications. Systems in…

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Marine Radio Korea / Global Radio Approvals

Industry Canada Releases New Issue For Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment in 27.41-960 MHz Range

By Amy Jones / July 8, 2015

Issue 12, published will be used in conjunction with the (RSS-Gen) for Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 27.41-960 MHz, and is subject to licensing in subsection 4(1) of the Radiocommunication Act. The new issue RSS-119 (Issue 12), published on May 28, 2015, replaces the previous Issue 11. The new issue…

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Regulatory Compliance - CA

Company To Pay $80k for Selling Unauthorized Electronic Equipment

By Amy Jones / August 29, 2014

The FCC monitors manufactures nationally and internationally, to make sure regulatory standards are met via intentional and non-intentional RF transmissions. Companies who violate regulations can be subject to fines and legal action. Created by Congressional statute to regulate interstate and global communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District…

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Agency Product Safety Approvals - CA

Trilogy of Magnetics by Wurth Elektronik EMC / EMI Proactive Engineering

By Amy Jones / July 31, 2014

Understanding the subtleties involved with proper EMI / EMC design can be challenging. It involves competent knowledge of all the Design Disciplines; Digital Design, Board Layout, Signal Integrity, System Architecture, Power and Mechanical. The parasitic circuits that are unintentionally created via RF signal coupling and induction are unseen, and can be very confusing to the…

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