February 10, 2017

Radio Equipment Directive (RED) Many manufacturers of wireless devices are beginning to explore the labyrinth of requirements for radio transmitters going to Europe. Let CKC Laboratories help demystify your approval path for Europe’s new Radio Equipment Directive (RED)! The requirements apply not only to any new products first entering the EU market, but to all […]

September 20, 2016

“A Conversation with Don Jones” appears in the September 2016 issue of Avionics News. Click on the link below to ready an informative interview with CKC’s Canyon Park Laboratory Manager. Read Article.

June 15, 2015

CKC is pleased to announce the acquisition of 4 compliant power meters for performing EN 300328 (v1.8.1 – v1.9.1) and EN 301 893. Our Brea, Canyon Park, Fremont and Mariposa offices have each been assigned an EMPower™ Model 7002-006 Power Meter. When needed, these meters will all be sent to one location, allowing us to […]

April 16, 2015

CKC’s wireless testing and certification expertise has expanded in to the area of cell phone boosters, including provider specific, wideband consumer and industrial variants. Our unique expertise and experience has been strengthened by our involvement with the development of test standards and procedures. Our methods include the preferred method of utilizing actual LTE signals during […]

March 5, 2015

European (CE mark) testing requirements for 2.4 GHz devices have changed greatly with the introduction of EN300 328 v1.8.1 and v1.9.1. New, unique measurement techniques have been added for FHSS equipment. The standard has also been adapted to recognize technologies using MIMO such as WLAN and LTE. Additionally, the parameters of spurious emissions testing has […]

October 15, 2014

High Intensity Radiated Field (HIRF) facilities at CKC are up, running and booking fast! HIRF testing is a significant expansion of our testing capabilities for the aerospace industry. Field strength levels of 3,000V/m (Cat. G), per DO-160 Section 20 for mode stirred and mode tuned procedures, can be reached in our copper-lined 10′ x 18′ […]

September 1, 2014

For the first time in the history of the Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB) program, the TCB Exclusions List is empty. This means that all transmitter certification applications can now be processed by a TCB (like CKC Certification Services), unless either the TCB or the applicant so choose to submit directly to the FCC. However, this […]

July 15, 2014

In February of this year, the European Union published a new version of the law known as the EMC Directive. The new Directive 2014/30/EU will replace the previous version, 2004/108/EC. Highlights of new legislation include: Expansion of EMC requirements to used equipment, being imported from outside the EU. The directive applies to all forms of […]

May 20, 2014

The latest version of EN61326-1 was published in July of 2013 and will become the only active version of EN61326-1 in August of 2015. As with previous versions, EN61326-1:2013 contains EMC requirements which apply to electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use. The scope also includes accessories that are intended to be used with […]