Office of Engineering and Technology Laboratory Division Knowledge Database (KDB)
Welcome to the OET Laboratory Division Knowledge Database (KDB). The FCC Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) publishes equipment authorization procedures and measurement guidance in the form of FCC Public Notices and Knowledge Database (KDB) publications. The staff guidance provided in the KDB is intended to assist the public in following Commission requirements and does not constitute rules. Accordingly, the guidance is not binding on the Commission and will not prevent the Commission from making a different decision in any matter that comes to its attention for resolution.
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What is the transition plan for implementation of the new U-NII rules adopted by the Commission in ET Docket No. 13-49?
The Commission adopted new U-NII rules in the First Report and Order (FCC 14-30 in ET Docket No. 13-49) and further amended the rules in MO&O (FCC 16-24) effective May 6, 2016. In adopting the revised rules, the Commission established several tr...
The topic previously addressed in this KDB Publication for approval of U-NII devices under the old rules is no longer permitted. For approval of U-NII devices under the new rule in effect since June 2, 2014 is covered under KDB Publication 905462.
TThe topic previously addressed in this KDB Publication for approval of U-NII devices under the old rules is no longer permitted. For approval of U-NII devices under the new rule in effect since June 2, 2014 is covered under KDB Publication 90...
What are the test procedures for measuring U-NII devices subject to the requirements in Part 15, Subpart E?
The Commission initially revised the rules for U-NII devices in 2014 (FCC 14-30, ET Docket No. 13-49). Subsequently, the Commission updated some of the rules for devices operating in the U-NII-3 band on March 2, 2016 (FCC 16-24, ET Docket No. 13-4...
Recent Guidelines and Interpretations:
Posted on Apr 28 2009 3:02PM:
Updates will be forthcoming.
Inquiry Responses and Publications: FCC staff publications and replies to inquiries from the KDB are based on one or more of the following criteria:
1. Responses that the FCC staff have given to prior inquiries.
2. Staff guidance of the Commission's rules and policies.
3. Prior staff practices
The KDB publications regarding measurement procedures constitute staff guidance only and do not necessarily represent the only acceptable methods for measuring RF emissions. Nor are these guidelines binding on the Commission or any interested party.