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Reverberation Chamber Workshop Coming to Fullerton!

October 3, 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the IEEE Los Angeles EMC Chapter and MTT/AP Joint Chapter Meeting at NTS Fullerton, CA location on October 17. This workshop will address fundamental to advanced topics regarding reverberation chamber...

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NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 6: Moving Day!

August 29, 2016

The NTS Chicago team maintains it’s breakneck pace to open our new laboratory! The flurry of activity continued last week when we began moving equipment from the Palatine location to our new Mt. Prospect facility. Below you can see the installation of a...

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NTS Chicago Expansion Phase 4: 5m EMC Chamber

August 10, 2016

The NTS Chicago team has been moving at a rapid pace. Our oversized 5m Semi-Anechoic EMC chamber at the new Mt. Prospect, IL laboratory is almost finished and ready for testing on September 6th. We’ve designed this new equipment with our...

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Is there a preferred sequence for EMI, EMC Tests?

April 5, 2016

One of the questions we get asked often is about order of EMI/EMC testing.  Neither MIL-STD-461 nor RTCA/DO-160 specify the order of test performance.  Leaving aside the issue of Safety of Flight tests for aircraft (which typically must be performed...

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NTS Quick Guide to Reverberation Testing

March 24, 2016

A reverberation chamber (mode tuned/mode stirred chamber) is a shielded enclosure or resonant cavity for RF testing which is statistically isotropic, random polarity, having RF uniformity within specified limits. Typically it has a paddle (or tuner) which stirs up the...

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Breaking Ground at NTS Chicago!

March 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that work has started on NTS Chicago’s new facility in Mount Prospect, Illinois. Opening this summer, the new location will accommodate the aggressive expansion of our capabilities to include advanced electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing, additional...

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FCC Changes Rules for Testing Facilities

February 12, 2016

As of July 13, 2016 manufacturers looking for FCC certification for the EMC approval of products for sale in the US must utilize an FCC Recognized Accredited Laboratory. Previously manufacturers seeking FCC certification were permitted to use laboratories which were...

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MIL-STD-461G Released

February 3, 2016

The G revision of the MIL-STD-461 standard was released in December 2015 and is available here. NTS’s Jeffrey Viel’s wrote an article for InCompliance Magazine reviewing the proposed changes which was published back in August 2015. These changes have carried...

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The Benefits of Pre-Compliance EMC Testing

November 20, 2015

One of the biggest product development challenges today is ensuring electromagnetic interference is optimally controlled. With proper electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing and design, you can ensure the correct operation of various devices in the same electromagnetic environment. EMC is achieved...

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NTS is now in Orlando, Florida!

August 12, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Qualtest of Orlando, Florida is now NTS Orlando! Qualtest was established in 1986 and is an internationally accredited, full-service testing provider with two testing facilities in the greater-Orlando area. The environmental facility offers an...

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