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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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Solicitation Alert: Naval Security Forces Vests IDIQ

May 3, 2017

The Solicitation Reminder is a service of NTS Wichita and Chesapeake Testing divisions to help our customers uncover Federal Business Opportunities. We hope that you find this a valuable benefit of your partnership with us.   Solicitation Title: Naval Security...

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Advanced Testing Technology Meets Art Conservation: NTS lab assists in the digital exploration of medieval boxwood sculptures.

March 29, 2017

Thanks to the help and participation of our NTS Chesapeake Non-destructive Imaging Laboratory (formerly Chesapeake Testing), researchers have made advances in the study of medieval boxwood sculptures. The pieces are currently being featured in the exhibition Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood...

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Upcoming Changes for Wireless Equipment in the 5 GHz Band EN 301 893

March 29, 2017

By Deniz Demirci, Senior Wireless/EMC Engineer, NTS Silicon Valley  Manufacturers of wireless devices operating in the 5 GHz bands intended sale in the EU should take note of some important changes. Draft version of EN 301 893 V2.0.7 has been...

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TorBots 1197 Robot Reveal

March 9, 2017

The TorBots 1197 revealed their latest robot creation on Friday, March 3rd at South High School in Torrance, California. The six week build period came to a close and students from all grade levels gathered to not only reveal their...

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IPC Reliability Forum, April 26-27, 2017 Chicago, IL

March 9, 2017

The IPC Reliability Forum will be taking place on April 26 and 27, 2017 in Chicago at the Hyatt Rosemont.  NTS Vice President Renee Michalkiewicz will be presenting “Fresh Perspective on Test” on Thursday afternoon. To learn more and sign...

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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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IPC Emerging Engineer Program

March 8, 2017

NTS is pleased to participate in the new IPC Emerging Engineer Program. Launched in 2016, this program provides professionals who are beginning their careers the opportunity to learn from dedicated industry volunteers. To learn more about this program, visit the...

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