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Publication Number: 252102 Rule Parts: 15.231 Publication Date: 04/09/2007
Keyword: 15.231, Non Periodic Device,Computer Keyboard

First Category: Radio Service Rules
Second Category: Part 15 Intentional Radiators

Question:   Can a wireless computer keyboard operate as a periodic device under Section 15.231?

Answer:   No, we do not consider transmissions from a wireless keyboard to be periodic control signals but rather data signals. Therefore, it is not eligible for certification under Section 15.231(a) of the rules. Further, a wireless computer keyboard would not meet the minimum ten second silent period requirement between transmissions under Section 15.231(e).


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