The Wireless Planning & Coordination (WPC) Wing of the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology of India issued a Notification about the updated rules on the Use of Low Power Equipment in the Frequency Band 865-868 MHz for Short Range Devices (Exemption from License).
According to the Notification, “Use of Low Power Equipment in the Frequency Band 865-868 MHz for Short Range Devices (Exemption from License) Rules, 2021” became effective from December 10, 2021. It replaced the Rules on “Use of Low Power Equipment in the Frequency band 865-867 MHz for (RFID) Radio Frequency Identification Devices (Exemption from Licensing Requirement)” that were issued in 2005.
The Rules apply to the following equipment operating on the Frequency Band 865-868 MHz:
Although, the licensing is not required for the above-mentioned types of equipment, it still should be typed approved against the requirements of the relevant standards to meet the limits specified in these Rules.
Please note, the safety related requirements for the respective devices and frequency bands must be checked according to the relevant International or National standards.
The full text of the Rules you can here.
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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