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Publication Number: 442812 Rule Parts:  Publication Date: 07/17/2014
Keyword: 2.944, Software Defined Radio Application Guide

First Category: Equipment Authorization Process *
Second Category: SDR [Equipment Authorization Process]

Question:   What are the guidelines for providing a software operational description with an application for certification as required by Section 2.944 for a Software Defined Radio?


A Software Defined Radio (SDR) is subject to a Permit-But-Ask (PBA) procedure prior to equipment authorization. Guidelines for providing a software operational description for the PBA and equipment authorization are provided in the attachment below: 442812 D01 SDR Apps Guide v02r03.

The Commission has established a Permit but Ask (PBA) procedure- see publication 388624 for certain devices prior to an equipment authorization

Attachment List:

442812 D01 SDR Apps Guide v02r03


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