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Radio testing and frequency spectrum

 

Used for tracking (radar), radio communication of all kinds (FM, TV, GSM, satellite, ...), radio waves are a limited resource.

The spectrum is covered from 9 kHz to 3000 GHz but mais the use are generally under 40 GHz.

 

Radio testing mainly aim to check characteristic of radio transmitter in emission (la Puissance Apparente Rayonnée ou PAR, la Puissance Istrotopique Rayonnée Equivalente ou PIRE, les rayonnements non essentiels encore appelés spurious, ...) but also characteristic of receivers for commonl use (intermodulation, sensitivity, selectivity, blocking ...).

 

 

 

 

The context of the radio testing

To optimize the use of frequency spectrum and to limitate interferences between systems, the States agree each other at an international level via the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and, at a european level via the CEPT (Conférence européenne des administrations des postes et télécommunications). The CEPT has created the ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) in charge of standardization.

 

 

Each country manage its regulation within its borders.

 

In Europe, the placing on the market of radio communication products is part of the CE marking throught the directive R&TTE 1999/5/EC.

The french authorities are the ARCEP (Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques et des postes) and the ANFR (Agence nationale des fréquences).

 

In United States, the protection (and management) of the frequency spectrum belongs to the FCC (Federal commission of communications) which works with Industrie Canada for global North America.

 

The requirements in terms of radio specifications are preliminary oll over the world, to the marketing of all equipment supplied with a transmitter.

 

 

Our radio labs carry out standard or regulation measurement linked to the assessment of the risk generated by the waves on the health.

 

 

 

 

Standards and specifications treated*

European regulation

Directive R&TTE 1999/5/EC

Harmonised standards and associated amendements

EN 300 220 / EN 300 330 / EN 300 440

EN 300 086 / EN 300 296 / EN 300 113

EN 300 390 / EN 300 328 / EN 300 442

RSS 210, 310

EMF measurement following EN 50364 and EN 50367

 

 

Regulation linked to public safety

On site radio measurements and experstise / Measurement protocol ANFR/DR-15-2.1

 

Export markets

FCC PART 15 (USA) - CNR 210 / CNR 310 (Canada)

 

*non exhaustive list, please contact us for more information.

Open space area

 

 

 

 

Radio means

 

 

 

 

Instrumentation

Radio testing concern most of the time electromagnetic waves. The instrumentation used by our radio labs is mainly the one of our EMC instrumentation (see instrumentation).

 

Specific means are also used :

  • Emission measurement up to 40 GHz (scanners, antennas, preamplifiers, wires)
  • Radio communication bench
  • Scanners for analogical or numerical modulation (GSM)
  • Analyseurs de protocole (type CMU200)

 

 

 

 

Related links

CE marking
Marquage CE   Directive R&TTE 1999/5/EC

Emitech is notified for this directive. We are able to take into account radio, electrical safety and emc requirements set by this text and so to offer a global solution.

US market
Marché nord américain   FCC & Indutrie Canada

Our locations are FCC listed and recognised by Industrie Canada.It allows you to answer the radio requirements in these countries.

Our EMC and electrical safety labs complete the offer.

Export markets
Marchés Exports   Which test for which regulation?
Wherever you market your products, you will have to comply with rules of the frequency spectrum management...
Waves and health
Onde et santé   EMF and ANFR measurements

Specialist in measurement, our labs constitute expert's report recognised by all.

Training
Formation   Intra and inter company courses

Our trainings, in this field, concern the "regulation" and "measures" sections.

Engineering
Ingénierie   Assistance before the tests

Our assistance missions allow to anticipate the requirements linked to the frequency spectrum management.

Our digital simulation solution in electromagnetism are particularly adapted for radio frequency transmitters.

 

 

 

 

Vos contacts
 
Montigny centre
 
Switchboard: +33 (0)1 30 57 55 55
Mr TISSERAND Jean Luc
33 (0)1 30 57 87 14
Mr BOGA Jean-Charles
33 (0)1 30 57 87 16