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Publication Number: 200443 Rule Parts: 15.253 Publication Date: 06/15/2015
Keyword: 15.253; 15.255; 15.257; Millimeter wave device measurement procedures

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


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


Clause 9 of ANSI C63.10-2013 provides procedures for performing compliance measurements on millimeter wave devices operating under Sections 15.253, 15.255 and 15.257 and 90.103. Note that Sections 15.255 and 15.257 require that the fundamental emission be measured using a RF Detector.

Supporting information:
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)(1)(i) or Section 15.255(b)(1)(ii).

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

NOTE 1: ANSI C63.10-2013 in 9.5 at Equation (23) should read:
EIRP = P_cond + G_EUT
rather than:
EIRP = P_cond - G_EUT.

NOTE 2: The previous attachments 200443 D02 RF Detector Method v01 and Millimeter Wave Test Procedures have been incorporated into ANSI C63.10-2013, therefore are withdrawn.

Attachment List:

TR 14-1001 MMW Measurements with Harmonic Mixers


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