With one of the largest telecoms markets in the world, North American radio certifications are critical for those looking to achieve global growth. With services for FCC certification in the US and ISED certification in Canada, Element’s radio experts help you test and certify your wireless products to obtain compliance to North American requirements.
As new technology continues to evolve, telecoms and radio legislation is regularly updated to ensure an interference-free radio spectrum. We understand the importance of efficient testing and certification to staying competitive. Our team of experts help you stay on top of the latest certifications, helping you gain quick market access and remain compliant.
Under U.S. law, all equipment containing a radio is regulated by Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Element provides testing and certification to satisfy the requirements of 47 CFR, including all rule parts that include radio wireless equipment. As an FCC Conformity Assessment Body (CAB), Element is authorized to test products per these rule parts, and to provide certification for use in the United States through its appointment as a Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB).
Element also provides wireless testing for products in the Canadian market. Radio equipment in Canada is regulated by one of several standards under the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED-Canada). Our labs are authorized as a Foreign Certification Body (FCB) for Canada, granting us authorization to test and certify devices for use.
As a globally recognized provider of product safety testing, we are your partner of choice for FCC certification and ISED certification services. We help you stay on top of regional standards and statutory regulations, so you can focus on providing the latest technology to consumers around the world.
Our wireless testing capabilities
We provide accredited radio and wireless testing services for a variety of wireless devices, including licensed transmitters, short-range devices (SRDs), RFIDs, satellites and more. In addition to testing and certifying new devices, we can ensure the compliance of existing devices and provide guidance on newly developed standards.
As your testing partner, we can also provide:
- Notified Body services to the Radio Equipment Directive for the EU
- CE marking of electrical equipment including wireless radio devices
- Global radio approvals (link) approvals for multiple international markets, including EU Member States (link to Europe wireless page), Japan (link to Japan wireless page), and more.
EMC and Product Safety testing
As a full-service product qualification provider, we also perform the related EMC testing for Unintentional Radiators (FCC Part 15(b) and ICES-003) and Safety Testing services enabling NRTL marking.
For more information about FCC certifications and Canadian compliance, contact us today.
Early Stage Qualification (ESQ®)
For those that need guidance on the regulatory requirements for a particular product, we can provide Early Stage Qualification (ESQ®) services to support them through the testing and approval of wireless products and components. Our unique Early Stage Qualification program provides design advice and testing of components and prototypes, fixing issues before they arise and making final testing and certifying quicker and easier.
Standards We Test To
We commonly test products against the following:
- 47 CFR Part 15
- 47 CFR Part 18
- 47 CFR Part 22
- 47 CFR Part 24
- 47 CFR Part 25
- 47 CFR Part 27
- 47 CFR Part 73
- 47 CFR Part 74
- 47 CFR Part 90
- 47 CFR Part 101
Please contact us with your product details to determine the applicable standards for your testing.
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