QAI is recognized as a TCB by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and a CB (Certified Body) by Canada’s Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED).
Telecommunication Certification Bodies (TCB) are private, independent businesses like QAI that are authorized by FCC and ISED to prepare grants for wireless and telecom equipment. FCC and ISED authorize TCB’s to work with product designers and manufacturers to collect compliance information and make the certification process efficient.
Regulations exist for many telecom and wireless products including licensed and unlicensed radios in the US and Canada. These regulations often require certification or registration for the equipment prior to sale. This is where QAI can help. Our team of experts will offer guidance to determine which requirements are applicable to your product, develop a test plan, carry out testing at our state of the art facility, then walk you through the process to obtain approval from the FCC and/or ISED through our TCB program. Already have a compliant test report? No problem, QAI will review your test data and design documents towards your product approval. TCB certification is based on review of test results, technical design documentation, and various attestations.
QAI is a customer oriented company that has been operating certification programs for over 25 years. Our skilled staff will guide you through the certification process. We offer fast turnaround time when reviewing product submittals, provide you with prompt feedback and expert guidance on attaining certification of your products, offer accredited testing against a wide range of criteria, and have the ability to issue certification for compliant products and registration with the regulatory authorities.
|US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Telecommunications Certification Body Program|
|Scope A1||Low power transmitters operating on frequencies below 1 GHz (with the exception of spread spectrum devices), emergency alert systems, unintentional radiators (e.g., personal computers and associated peripherals and TV Interface Devices), and consumer ISM devices subject to certification (e.g., microwave ovens, RF lighting, and other consumer ISM devices)|
|Scope A2||Low power transmitters operating on frequencies above 1 GHz, with the exception of spread spectrum devices • Scope A3: Unlicensed Personal Communications Service (PCS) Devices|
|Scope A3||Unlicensed Personal Communications Service (PCS) Devices|
|Scope A4||Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (UNII) devices and low power transmitters using spread spectrum techniques|
|Scope B1||Commercial Mobile (Radio) Services in 47 CFR Parts 20, 22 (cellular), 24, 25 (below 3 GHz), and 27|
|Scope B2||General Mobile Radio Services in 47 CFR Parts 22 (non-cellular), 73, 74 (below 3 GHz), 90 (below 3 GHz), 95 (below 3 GHz), 97 (below 3 GHz), and 101 (below 3 GHz)|
|Scope B3||Maritime and Aviation Radio Services in 47 CFR Parts 80 and 87|
|Scope B4||Microwave and Millimeter Wave Bands Radio Services and Citizens Broadband Radio Service in 47 CFR Parts 25, 30, 74, 90 (above 3 GHz), 95L, 95M, 96, 97 and 101|
|Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISEDC) Certification Body Program|
|Radio Scope 1||License-Exempt Radio Frequency Devices|
|Radio Scope 2||Licensed Personal Mobile Radio Services|
|Radio Scope 3||Licensed General Mobile & Fixed Radio Services|
|Radio Scope 4||Licensed Maritime & Aviation Radio Services|
|Radio Scope 5||Licensed Fixed Microwave Radio Services|
QAI’s clients benefit from our expert knowledge, turnaround times, and great customer service.
Being a recognized Telecommunication Certification Body (TCB) allows QAI to assist our clients with obtaining regulatory approval for their telecommunication or wireless products so that their products can get to market quickly and efficiently.
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