Upcoming Changes for Wireless Equipment – EN 301 489-x

May 16, 2017

EN 301 489 series of standards for EMC testing of radio equipment are being revised. Although these EMC standards are intended for radio equipment, they are not planned to be listed in the Official Journal of the European Union under...

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Upcoming Changes for Wireless Equipment operating in 5 GHz Bands in the European Union EN 301 893

May 3, 2017

Manufacturers of wireless devices operating in the 5 GHz bands intended for sale in the European Union (EU) should take note of some important changes. Manufacturers of these types of wireless equipment can still use the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC (Radio...

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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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Challenges of Meeting Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) Requirements

February 15, 2017

Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) requirements for products that operate in certain 5 GHz bands are now firmly established in most regions of the world. DFS is a mechanism that allows sharing of spectrum with radar systems operating in the 5250-5350...

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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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Testing for UL Recognition – A Step by Step Guide

May 7, 2016

Leading Companies Choose NTS for UL Testing NTS Anaheim and a number of other NTS laboratories offer UL Engineering and Administrative Client Agent Services and Testing to help you achieve UL Recognition for your product. NTS Anaheim is the ONLY...

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Domestic Approvals Update – Industry Canada & FCC

June 23, 2015

Industry Canada: After December 31, 2016, Industry Canada will no longer accept non-accredited test facility sites. Test data from non-accredited test labs will not be accepted starting January 1, 2017. Federal Communications Commission: The FCC rules for laboratory testing of...

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FCC Postpones 15.37(h) 5745-5850 MHz U-NII transition requirement until Dec 2, 2015

June 4, 2015

On June 1, 2015 the FCC released a bulletin regarding the revision of Part 15 of the Commission’s Rules to Permit Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (U-NII) Devices in the 5GHz band. You can review the bulletin the here: The...

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NTS International Approvals – Your Questions Answered

May 27, 2014

What is IA? International Approvals is a service NTS Silicon Valley provides to their clients who wish to sell their products outside of the United States. Currently made up of 5 members, The NTS IA team is well versed in...

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NTS Plano Adds Accredited Testing Services for Wireless, Product Safety and Energy Star Evaluations

May 23, 2014

New Capabilities Will Be Featured at Plano Facility Open House, Customer Appreciation Day on June 6, 2014 NTS Plano has recently announced the successful completion of their American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) audit and added wireless/radio testing, product safety evaluations...

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