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Minister Bains and the ISED Department Consider Harmonizing U.S. Standards for Radio LAN Devices

By Amy Jones / January 30, 2017

Navdeep Bains, the Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, is responsible for developing goals and National Policies for Spectrum resource use, and for ensuring effective management of the Radio Frequency Spectrum resource. The ISED (Innovation, Science and Economic Development) Department has published the SMSE-002-17 this month in response to Canadian stakeholders and others,…

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Additional Chinese Taipei – BSMI Standard Available on Uninterruptible Power Systems

By Amy Jones / December 8, 2016

What is the APEC-TEL MRA? The APEC-TEL Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) is a multilateral arrangement between economies in the APEC region. The APEC TEL MRA for Conformity Assessment of Telecommunications Equipment, which came into effect on 1 July 1999, facilitates the recognition of each other’s conformity assessment results. An Uninterruptible Power System is usually used…

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On / Off Transition: Christmas Lights Causing RF Disturbances In Electromagnetic Field

By Amy Jones / September 27, 2015

[br] Having slower than usual internet access? Your seasonal display of twinkling lights may be causing interference with your Wifi router. Today’s electronically managed Christmas light-show controllers, available at many retail stores, also add to the potential for lights to transition at the same time, causing RF interference. Strings of Christmas lights are unshielded, so…

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30 Megahertz Spectrum Offering by The FCC “Low Band Spectrum Incentive Auction” March 2016

By Amy Jones / September 21, 2015

The unlicensed spectrum has been powerful platform for driving innovation, investment, and economic growth. Hundreds of billions of dollars in value for our economy and consumers, has been generated by the unlicensed spectrum, via breakthroughs like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. What technologies will emerge next? The FCC has a central goal to maximize the amount of…

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

By Amy Jones / September 7, 2015

 [br] 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…

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Cell Phones Cause Electromagnetic Interference With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

By Amy Jones / September 6, 2015

[br] A study was performed to test the electromagnetic interference of cell phones with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Close to 4 million ICD’s have been implanted in the United States, and well over 3.25 million cell phones are in use in the U.S. Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators are lifesaving medical devices implanted in patients who are at…

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Connecting Automobiles via Wi-Fi and Cellular Radio Frequencies Provides Endless Benefits

By Amy Jones / September 5, 2015

[br] The benefits of cars with Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity reaches beyond function and convenience as the consumer demand facilitates automakers to provide a vehicle with technology that keeps on rolling. With more connectivity in vehicles comes an increasing need for the networks to support these demands. Smart phones have extended the massive technological advances…

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Point Roberts Washington Continues Their Fight Against AM Radio Broadcast Towers

By Amy Jones / September 4, 2015

[br] A plan from BBC Broadcasting Inc. to build five 150 ft. AM radio towers in Point Roberts, Washington has encountered more opposition than intended and has now turned into a major legal battle in U.S. Courts. With the proposed five 150 foot towers the potential health impacts, blanketing interference and impacts on the environment…

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

By Amy Jones / September 3, 2015

[br] 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…

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