Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Adoption of ANSI C63.10-2020 and C63.25.1-2018

The following standards will be adopted by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED):  American National Standard of Procedures for Compliance Testing of Unlicensed Wireless Devices (ANSI C63.10-2020), as amended by ANSI C63.10-2020/Cor 1-2023.  American National Standard, Validation Techniques for Radiated Emission Test Sites, 1 GHz to 18 GHz- ANSI C63.25.1-2018.  Although ANSI C63.10-2013 will […]

Argentina ENACOM modifies the standards for the RAMATEL Label

Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (ENACOM) in Argentina amended the specifications for RAMATEL Labels, adding the following additional placement options:  Labelling for construction or packaging limits: It is acceptable to print the marking in the user handbook, quick start guidelines, and/or relevant packaging if it cannot be done directly on the product owing to construction or […]

Mexico cancels import licences and restores normal approval processes.

The following decisions were published by the General Directorate of Commercial Facilitation and Foreign Trade (DGFCCE) and the General Directorate of Standards (DGN); however, they were revoked by the Ministry of Economy (SE) on May 25, 2023 (DGN.191.01.2023.1221 / DGFCCE.516.2023.1345):  Folio 414.2020.827- With the use of an EC-provided folio number, applications must be filed to […]

New Type Approval Technical Requirements and Test Methods

New Type Approval Technical Requirements and Test Methods for Wireless LAN Equipment Adopting IEEE 802.11be Technical Standards On June 1, 2023, the State Radio Regulation of China (SRRC) will hold a public consultation on the technical requirements and test procedures for the new type approval of WLAN equipment that adopts the IEEE 802.11be technical standard.  […]

Flexible use of Broadband Equipment operating in the band 3450-3900MHz

RSS-192, issue 4, Flexible Use Broadband Equipment Operating in the Band 3450-3650 MHz, dated May 2020, has been replaced by RSS-192, issue 5, Flexible Use Broadband Equipment Operating in the Band 3450-3900 MHz.  The major changes are as follows:  To enable flexible application, the upper frequency range was expanded from 3650 to 3900 MHz, and […]

Release of Imported Consignments of Notified EEE products as per E-waste Rule 2022

Earlier, it has been officially notified by CPCB to Custom department for the release of shipments of the items notified in E-waste rule 2022 provided condition that producers shall submit the copy of Undertaking along with Acknowledgment copy of application submitted in EPR portal on or before 30th June 2023.  As per recent notification by CPCB, […]

Launch of TEC MTCTE Phase-V

On June 23rd, 2023, TEC released a notification to Launch the Phase-V of MTCTE Certification Scheme. A total of 7 products categories are covered under the Phase-V. The list of covered product categories is as below-  S. No.  Name of the Product/ER   ILAC Test Report Acceptance     Base Station for Cellular Networks for 5G  Yes   […]

Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA