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What you need to know about Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 802.11ah (HaLow)

In 1985 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made the decision to open, what were considered, “garbage bands” of wireless spectrum (900MHz, 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz) to allow them to be used for communication purposes. This small swath of unlicensed radio frequencies were already allocated to ISM equipment that used radio-frequency energy for purposes other than communication... Read More

EN 55032 Electromagnetic Compatibility of Multimedia Equipment

EN 55032 is a specific EMC product standard covering EMC compliance testing of Multimedia Equipment (MME) and replaces several other product standards which will soon cease to give presumption of conformity. This new standard will become effective as a harmonized emission standard in compliance with EMC Directive 2014/30/EU The standard was approved in 2012, was subsequently published... Read More

6 Steps to Successful FCC Testing & Certification of Electrical Products

Electrical/electronic equipment manufacturers planning to sell their products in the United States must ensure that their equipment won’t electromagnetically interfere with other products or cause harm to the public.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversees and enforces this requirement, per Title 47 of CFR. Most products that can emit radio frequency energy need to be... Read More

Top 10 Compliance Today Blog Posts for Electrical Compliance Engineers in 2015

Each year we see a significant rise in readers and subscribers for our Compliance Today Blog posts. The following were the most viewed posts in 2015. ETSI EN 300 328 Version 1.9.1 Contains Important Updates to V1.8.1 FCC Incorporates ANSI C63.4-2014 and ANSI C63.10-2013 into Rules for Unintentional and Intentional Radiators External Power Supplies Must... Read More