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Wireless regulations establish licensing, certification and bandwidth requirements for devices that intentionally emit radiofrequency signals in the electromagnetic spectrum.



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Content Overview

Our wireless topic in C2P covers laws, regulations and supporting documents applying to radio frequency spectrum allocation, with a primary focus on unlicensed areas of the spectrum typically reserved for short range, low power devices. These include:

  • Wireless accessories
  • Local area networking (LAN)
  • Internet-connected appliances (IoT)
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)

The content includes spectrum allocation tables and requirements for test standards, certification, registration, and approval. The covered devices typically use WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee or other low-power wireless communications standards.

Coverage Included

Our regulatory content in C2P is historically comprehensive with a robust QA process to ensure quality, consistency and accuracy. Below is a high level summary of our coverage for this topic:
  • USA: FCC Radio Frequency Devices Regulations, 47 CFR Part 15, 1989
  • EU: Radio Equipment, Directive 2014/53/EU
  • Brazil’s Resolution No. 242 of November 30, 2000
  • China: Regulation on Type Approval and Self-Declaration of Conformity for Radio Equipment, Consultation, March 2020
  • China: Catalogue and Technical Requirements for Micro-power Short Range Radio Transmitting Equipment, Announcement No. 52, 2019
  • IEEE 802.11x WLAN and 802.15 WPAN of Wireless Standards

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