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SRRC Wireless Testing Fee is Eliminated as of October 15, 2018

November 15, 2018

On September 30, 2018, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued an announcement regarding State Radio Regulation Committee (SRRC) wireless certification. Beginning  October 15, 2018 SRRC testing fee is cancelled and covered by the Chinese government.  Only Certification...

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NTS Featured in Orange County Business Journal

September 13, 2018

The Orange County Business Journal, which is one of the largest business journals in the country, recently featured NTS in an article. Highlighting NTS’s new corporate center, the article touts the size and scope of services, reminding readers that “the...

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NIJ Body Armor Standard and Threats Specification Now Available for Public Comment

February 23, 2018

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has issued draft documents for the proposed revision to NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, and for the proposed Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition to Test Equipment Intended to Protect U.S. Law...

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NTS Lightning Laboratory Featured on Discovery Channel

February 14, 2018

At the NTS laboratory in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, industry-leading engineers and technicians are able to generate 2.4 million volts and 250,000 amperes to test the effects of lightning on commercial products. That’s why the Discovery Channel turned to NTS, the undisputed...

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8 Updates You Need to Know for DO-160G

December 27, 2017

DO-160 outlines current Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) standards for the environmental testing of avionics hardware. The RTCA published the document’s most recent update, DO-160G, in 2010. Here’s a brief overview of some of its most important changes. Section...

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Review of the 2017 IPC Reliability Forum

August 16, 2017

The IPC held their inaugural Reliability Forum this April in Chicago and by all accounts, the event was a resounding success! NTS participated along side other industry experts from raw material and equipment suppliers, PCB fabricators, contract manufacturers and OEMs....

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How will MIL-DTL-901E affect your shock qualification?

July 14, 2017

For the past 30 years, MIL-S-901D has defined requirements for shock qualification of items installed on U.S. Navy Combatants. For the duration of this period, there have been rumors of a new and improved specification revision. That time has finally...

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Changes to Certification Process in Ecuador

June 30, 2017

ARCOTEL in Ecuador issued a new regulation about the homologation process. The biggest impact to the changes are highlighted below: No in-country testing is required. The changes have removed the requirement for testing, therefore no samples are required for submission/certification...

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Taiwan Implements Requirements for RoHS in Electronic Equipment

June 1, 2017

Taiwan has recently implemented requirements for RoHS (Restrictions of Hazardous Substances) in electronic equipment. These requirements are aligned with the European RoHS directive excluding phthalates. The new requirements will be enforced for some electrical products beginning July 1, 2017 as part...

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Solicitation Alert: SPEAR Family of Tactical Headborne Systems Coxswain Helmet System

May 15, 2017

Solicitation Title: SPEAR Family of Tactical Headborne Systems Coxswain Helmet System Issued by: U.S. Special Operations Command Solicitation Number: H92222-17-R-027 Solicitation Location: Click here for Solicitation Issued: 12 May 2017 Response Date: 25 July 2017 Other details/instructions: This is only...

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