Friday, April 8, 2016

FCC U-NII Band 5 GHz devices

U-NII rules, Title 47 Part 15 Subpart E, cover devices operating in the 5.15-5.35 GHz, 5.47-5.725 GHz and 5.725-5.85 GHz bands. 

All new applications will be assessed to the new rules. Devices certified under the old rules must meet the new rules on or after June 2, 2016. Devices already in use and installed are grandfathered.

European CE marking

EU has published the updated 'Blue Guide' on the implementation of EU product rules 2016. This is in advance of the coming into force of updated directives.

Directive Transition dates;
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU – April 20, 2016
  • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU – April 20, 2016
  • Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU – June 12, 2016

You can find links to these directives and additional information on CE marking at