Are your wireless devices compliant with the EN 301 893 update?

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A guide to understanding the requirements and regulations for wireless devices operating in the 5GHz bands in the European Union.  

Electronic products with wireless capability are carefully regulated in countries around the world to make sure that they do not cause interference to other users of the spectrum. 

Since wireless technology evolves quickly, standards are periodically updated to adapt to changes and new conditions. Manufacturers of radio and wireless devices must keep abreast of legislative changes to stay competitive in global markets. 

In the EU, radio and wireless products are required to comply with the Radio Equipment Directive, meaning that CE Marking is affixed to denote compliance to RED and any other relevant CE Marking directives.

To learn more about conforming to the Directive and achieving compliance, complete the form and download our free guide.

This article explores the requirements and regulations in the 5GHz spectrum, covering all aspects of the route to compliance, including:

  • The Radio Equipment Directive
  • The CE Marking process
  • Harmonised Standards
  • Updates to EN 301 893

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