+44 (0)1277 352219 | Send a Quote Request

news banner

new regulations for short range wireless devicesOfcom consults on new regulations for short range wireless devices

Ofcom has today published proposals for new regulations regarding the use of certain short range wireless devices.

Short range devices include baby monitors, keyless entry cards, alarms and some Wi-Fi systems, which all rely on spectrum. They are consulting on making new regulations regarding the frequencies and technical requirements for using these devices in the 874 to 876 and 915 to 921 MHz spectrum bands. This implements a European Commission decision to harmonise these bands for short range devices.

They are also consulting on revoking an existing licence exemption for railway level-crossing radar sensor systems. These systems are used by Network Rail to monitor railway intersections and detect obstacles that may cause damage to moving trains.

They are proposing to introduce a national licence for these systems, which will allow them to be used in more locations across the rail network.

Published by: Ofcom

Make Contact Image

Make Contact

Talk to our technical team to find out how we can support your project needs

Find Out More

ILAC MRA UKAS2 CE mark3 UKCA mark4 FCClogo5 ISED logo6 CW logo7 UK5G logo  8 CAI logo9 RCM mark11 VCCI Logo10 EMCTLA logo

*Extent of the accreditation is limited by the scope click to view.

RN Electronics Logo White
Kiwa Logo

Twitter Icon

LinkedIn Icon


Google Translate


This example displays a vertical translate button.

RN Electronics - Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing, UK Test Lab - EMC testing for all European and worldwide test standards.

Registered Address: RN Electronics Ltd, Kiwa House, Malvern View Business Park, Stella Way, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 7DQ.

Tel: +44 (0)1277 352219, Email:  | UK Registered No: 3051259, VAT Number: GB 475 2328 39

©2019-2022 RN Electronics Ltd | Site by DVisions| Design by Luna Branding