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Radio Equipment Directive (RED) Transition Time Coming Soon

March 10, 2017

Is your organization ready for the transition to the Radio Equipment Directive (RED)? RED must be employed for all products included in its scope and not yet placed on the EU market after June 12, 2017. Even products that were...

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Taiwan: Emissions Testing for Information Technology Equipment, CNS 13438 Requirements

March 8, 2017

by Wayne Fisher, EMC Lab Manager, NTS Silicon Valley Manufacturers of Information Technology Equipment (ITE) intended for sale in Taiwan should take note that as of October 1, 2010 EMC testing requirements under emissions standard CNS 13438 have changed. The...

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Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) in 5GHz Unlicensed Bands

March 1, 2017

An Overview of Worldwide Regulatory Requirements The advent of the 802.11a wireless market and the constant push to open up spectrum for unlicensed use required that a mechanism be implemented for spectrum sharing. Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) is the mechanism...

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Declaration of Conformity Changes for Multimedia Equipment

February 27, 2017

By Deniz Demirci, Senior Wireless/EMC Engineer, NTS Silicon Valley Manufacturers of Multimedia Equipment, including Information Technology Equipment (ITE), Audio, Video Equipment, Sound and Television Broadcast Receivers and Associated Equipment and Professional Use Audio, Video, Audio-Visual and Entertainment Lighting Control Apparatus...

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Singapore IDA changed to IMDA

December 11, 2016

Singapore authority IDA has changed their name to IMDA (Info-communications Media Development Authority) and the labeling requirements have been updated to reflect the change accordingly. The transactional arrangement highlights are: All dealer’s licenses and equipment registrations previously issued by IDA...

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India BIS Exemption Clarifications

October 17, 2016

We have received questions about the clarification for BIS HSE Exemption from manufacturers and it is confirmed that the equipment is exempted from BIS registrations if less than 100 units are shipped into India per year and one of the...

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NTS International Approval Staging Services

September 29, 2016

Preparing for in-country testing is very similar to preparing for CE, FCC tests. However, some commonly seen issues such as language barriers, incorrect instructions/faulty samples or customs clearance issues may cause delays for obtaining the approvals. The international approvals staging session...

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New Mexico NOM Test Standard for E1 and E3 Has Been Released

September 9, 2016

Mexico has issued a new test standard for E1 and E3 interfaces (2048 Kbit/s and 34368 Kbit/s)- NOM-EM-017-SCFI-2016. Test laboratories must have this standard in their accreditation scope in order to perform testing. IFT is still the responsible authority for homologations...

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International Approvals: EU/CE Compliance Update

August 30, 2016

A new version of the “Blue Guide” was issued aligning the requirements with the “New Legislative Framework”. Please note the following two particular aspects extracted from the guide: The EC DoC (Declaration of Conformity) must be in the official language...

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Acoustic Noise Testing Explained

August 29, 2016

Acoustic noise testing is the measurement of sound emissions radiating from the equipment under test. In other words, how loud is the equipment? Why test for acoustic noise? Many markets and industries require acoustic noise testing to protect the hearing...

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