Normative Test Standards and Acceptable Alternate Procedures

Normative Reference Standards

Note:

Wherever one of the standards listed below contains an undated normative reference to another standard, the dated edition of the normative reference listed below shall apply.
For any undated normative reference to a standard that is not listed below, a transition period of one year from the date of publication of the new edition shall apply. Within this transition period, either the new or the previous edition of that undated normative reference is acceptable. The test report shall specify which edition has been used.

Licensed Device:

  1. ANSI C63.26-2015
  2. ANSI C63.5-2006 or ANSI C63.5-2017 (until July 31st 2021)
  3. ANSI C63.5-2017 (after July 31st 2021)

Licensed-Exempt Device:

  1. ANSI C63.10-2013
  2. ANSI C63.5-2006 or ANSI C63.5-2017 (until July 31st 2021)
  3. ANSI C63.5-2017 (after July 31st 2021)

Stand-alone Receiver Device:

  1. ANSI C63.4-2014
  2. ANSI C63.5-2006 or ANSI C63.5-2017 (until July 31st 2021)
  3. ANSI C63.5-2017 (after July 31st 2021)

Test Site Validation:

  1. ANSI C63.4-2014 or ANSI C63.4-2014 amended as per ANSI C63.4a-2017 (test site validation performed before September 30, 2020)
  2. ANSI C63.4-2014 amended as per ANSI C63.4a-2017 (test site validation performed on or after September 30, 2020)
  3. ANSI C63.5-2006 or ANSI C63.5-2017 (until July 31st 2021)
  4. ANSI C63.5-2017 (after July 31st 2021)

List of Alternate RF Measurement Procedures Accepted by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) KDB Procedures

Licensed Device:

  1. KDB 971168 D01: Power measurement license digital systems v03r01

License-Exempt Device:

  1. KDB 174176 D01: Line conducted FAQ v1r01 – Question 5

RSS-247:

  1. KDB 905462 D02: UNII DFS compliance procedures new rules v02
  2. KDB 905462 D03: UNII clients without radar detection new rules v01r02 (Sept. 6, 2016)
  3. KDB 905462 D04: Operational modes for DFS testing new rules v01
  4. KDB 558074 DO1: DTS measurement guidance v05 (August 24, 2018)
  5. KDB 789033 D02: Guidelines for Compliance Testing of UNII Devices v02r01 Footnote 1Footnote 2 (Dec. 14, 2017)
  6. KDB 594280 D02: UNII device security v01r03

RSS-131:

  1. KDB 935210 D03 Signal Booster Measurements v04 (February 10, 2017)
  2. KDB 935210 D04 Signal Booster Provider Specific v02 (February 10, 2017)
  3. KDB 935210 D05 Indus Booster Basic Meas v01r01 (February 10, 2017)

These procedures can be found at the following website: https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/kdb/index.cfm

To request a PDF copy of these accepted KDB procedures, please email:
ic.certificationbureau-bureauhomologation.ic@canada.ca

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