- Published in issue 7/1993 on page 86
EMC testing of PMR equipment
The European Community (EC) Directive 89/336 on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) applies to radiocommunications equipment. Itwas believed that the directive would assist in the removal of barriers to trade by having common standards throughout the EC. This remains to be seen, but the directive is coming into force and its requirements must be folJowed. The purpose ofthis article is to review some ofthe main tests which, in due course, will become mandatory. The comments are purely personal and the reader is referred to the directive and associated specifications for the exact position.