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Publication Number: 200443 Rule Parts: 15.253 Publication Date: 04/07/2014
Keyword: 15.253; 15.255; 15.257; millimeter wave

First Category: Unlicensed Service Rules and Procedures
Second Category: Millimeter Wave Devices (UnLic)

Question:  

What measurement procedures should be used for determining compliance of millimeter wave devices?




Answer:  

Attachment below 200443 D02 RF Detector Method v01 provides further guidance for Sections 15.255 and 15.257 on how to perform measurements using an RF detector that has a detection bandwidth of 57 GHz to 64 GHz or 92 GHz to 95 GHz and a video bandwidth of at least 10 MHz.

Attachment 60 GHz Clarification Letter 30Oct2013 clarifies that Section 15.255(b)(1) should be read such that products other than fixed field disturbance sensors, operating in this band and located outdoors, may choose to comply with either Section 15.255(b)(l)(i) or Section 15.255(b)(l)(ii).

The attachment Millimeter Wave Test Procedures, prepared by the TCB Council, provides general guidance for performing compliance measurements on millimeter wave devices operating under 47 CFR Part 15, Sections 15.253, 15.255 and 15.257 and Part 90, Section 90.103. Sections 15.255 and 15.257 require that the fundamental emission be measured using a RF Detector.

Attachment TR 14-1001 MMW Measurements with Harmonic Mixers, is a technical report that discusses test instrument considerations when making millimeter wave measurements.

Attachment List:

200443 D02 RF Detector Method v01
60_GHz_Clarification_Letter_30Oct2013
Millimeter Wave Test Procedures
TR 14-1001 MMW Measurements with Harmonic Mixers

 



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