REGULATORY TESTING FROM START TO CERTIFICATE

Contact Us

FCC Updates Wireless HAC Requirements

FCC Updates Wireless HAC Requirements
May 04, 2021

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has amended its rules regarding the standard to be used to assess hearing aid-compatible (HAC) telephone handsets.

In a Report and Order issued at the end of February, the Commission adopted the 2019 edition of ANSI C63.19, American National Standard Methods of Measurement Compatibility Between Wireless Communications Devices and Hearing Aids, as the standard to be used in assessing HAC-compatible handsets. The revised version of the standard incorporates volume control specifications consistent with HAC certification requirements that were scheduled to take effect on March 1st.

In addition to volume control specifications, ANSI C63.19-2019 also harmonizes its testing methodologies with current available international standards and applies to a wider range of frequencies. In its Report and Order, the FCC provides for a two-year transition period for manufacturers to adopt the requirements in the updated standard. It also extended the volume control deadline to match this transition period.

360Compliance provides Testing & Certification for type approval services and global market access in 195 countries. With proven expertise in worldwide regulations, 360Compliance can help your company shorten time to any market, minimize risks and manage the regulatory process from A-Z.

                                                     Contact us at contact@360compliance.co

Share this:

Recent Posts:

IEC 62368-1 Certification Solutions

July 28, 2022

 IEC 62368-1 introduction IEC 62368-1 is a safety standard relating to electrical and electronic equipment. in the field of audio, video, information technology and communication. The standard classifies energy sources, establishes protections against them, provides ...

Read More >>

FCC is searching for Options to Improving RF Receiver Performance

June 16, 2022

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is seeking public comments and suggestions for improving the performance of radio frequency (RF) receivers. Following to a Notice of Inquiry issued, the Commission believes that its efforts to improve efficiencies in spectru...

Read More >>

Contact Us

    Welcome to 360 Compliance
    Send