Element is the ideal choice of testing partner for radio testing against North American requirements.

We provide the related filing services that enable the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED-Canada) to certify radio products.

We work with radio solution manufacturers throughout the design and compliance process. From the products conception we can provide guidance on regulatory requirements that will be faced, through our Early Stage Qualification (ESQ®) program as well as pre-compliance testing, formal application for standards, and certification. We can then assist with taking the radio product to the global market place through our approvals services.  

Element is accredited to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and an appointed FCC Technical Certification Body (TCB) and ISED-C Foreign Certification Body (FCB).  

We can assist OEM integrators and manufacturers with their radio solutions by providing testing against the following requirements: 

USA – FCC Rule (CFR 47) Technology
Part 15 Radio frequency devices
Part 18 Industrial, scientific and medical equipment
Part 22 Public mobile services
Part 24 Personal communications services
Part 25 Satellite communications
Part 27 Miscellaneous wireless communications service
Part 73 Radio broadcast services
Part 74 Experimental radio, auxiliary, special broadcast and other program distributional services
Part 90 Private land mobile radio services
Part 95 Personal radio services
Part 101 Fixed microwave services

Canada - ISED Standard

Technology

RSS-GEN

General Requirements and Information for
the Certification of Radio Apparatus

RSS-119

Land Mobile and Fixed Radio Transmitters
and Receivers Operating in the Frequency Range 27.41-960 MHz

RSS-123

Licensed Low-Power Radio Apparatus

RSS-131

Zone Enhancers for the Land Mobile Service

RSS-170

Mobile Earth Stations and Ancillary
Terrestrial Component Equipment Operating in the Mobile-Satellite Service
Bands

RSS-210

Licence-exempt Radio Apparatus (All
Frequency Bands): Category I Equipment

RSS-213

2GHz Licence-exempt Personal Communications
Service Devices (LE-PCS)

RSS-247

Digital Transmission Systems (DTS),
Frequency Hopping Systems (FHS) and Licence-Exempt Local Area Network
(LE-LAN) Devices
Complimentary/Related Services 

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.

We also provide the related EMC testing for Unintentional Radiators (FCC Part 15(b) and ICES-003) and Safety Testing services enabling NRTL marking. 
Our Certification Department provide the Certification services required to enable sale in North America, we are a:

  • FCC Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB) for the United States
  • Foreign Certification Body (FCB) for Canada

Our Certification team also provides the Certification Services required for Market Access for Japan and Korea as well as Notified Body Services for Europe. 

Elements Global Approvals team provide services to help those looking to export their radio products into the Global Market place.

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