Question: Is Module test report accepted to obtain ETA Certificate for the host product for devices which fall under “Restricted Items” category? (e.g., Drones/Radars)
For “Restricted Items” module test reports will not be accepted to obtain ETA Certificate for the host product.
For ETA SD module test reports are allowed to obtain ETA Certificate for the host product. However in case of any discrepancy found during scrutiny process which will happen post submission WPC will cancel the approval/ETA Certificate and the applicants/Importers cannot proceed with the shipment process.
Restricted Items Clarification:
Devices such as Drones and Radars, falling under the “Restricted Items” category, have stringent approval processes.
ETA SD Module Test Reports Exception:
It’s important to note that for ETA SD (Specific Absorption Rate Derivation) modules, test reports are allowed to obtain an ETA Certificate for the host product.
Scrutiny Process and Cancellation:
Post-submission, a scrutiny process occurs. If any discrepancy is found during this stage, WPC (Wireless Planning & Coordination) has the authority to cancel the approval/ETA Certificate.
ETA SD Module Test Reports Caution:
While ETA SD module test reports are accepted, applicants and importers must be cautious. Any discrepancies discovered during the scrutiny process can lead to the cancellation of the approval/ETA Certificate, preventing the shipment process.
In conclusion, for devices classified as “Restricted Items,” Module test reports are not accepted for obtaining an ETA Certificate for the host product. Understanding the nuances of the approval process and ensuring compliance with the specified standards is crucial for a successful ETA Certification.