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ANSI C63.4-2009 (150 kHz - 1 GHz) Scheme

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REQUIRED MEASUREMENTS

In the ANSI C63.4-2009 (150 kHz – 1 GHz) Scheme, participants are required to make the following kinds of measurements:
  • AC Line Conducted Emissions (on the AC Neutral lead only) Quasi-peak measurements over the frequency range 150 kHz to 30 MHz;
  • Direct Antenna Conducted Emissions Quasi-peak measurements over the frequency range 150 kHz to 30 MHz;
  • Direct Antenna Conducted Emissions Quasi-peak measurements over the frequency range 30 MHz to 1000 MHz.
  • Radiated Emissions Quasi-peak measurements at the 3 m distance, in Horizontal Polarization over the frequency range 30 MHz to 1000 MHz.
  • Radiated Emissions Quasi-peak measurements at the 3 m distance, in Vertical Polarization over the frequency range 30 MHz to 1000 MHz.
 
Optionally, if the participating EMC Test Lab has a 10m site, participants are required to make the following kinds of measurements:
  • Radiated Emissions Quasi-peak measurements at the 10 m distance, in Horizontal Polarization over the frequency range 30 MHz to 1000 MHz.
  • Radiated Emissions Quasi-peak measurements at the 10 m distance, in Vertical Polarization over the frequency range 30 MHz to 1000 MHz.

MAJOR EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

Major Requirements:
The OATS or RF Semi-Anechoic Chamber Facilities used must meet the Site Validation criteria of ANSI C63.4-2009 and/or CISPR 16-1-4:2007. [That is, the test site must have met the NSA or VSA requirements from 30 MHz to 1 GHz in both Horizontal Polarization and Vertical Polarization at the 3 meter distance and, if applicable, at the 10 m distance; and, either (or both) of the two Site Validation alternatives specified in Clause 5.5 of ANSI C63.4-2009].  A Calibrated EMI Receiver or Calibrated Spectrum Analyzer is required.  A Wood Table is required.  Biconical, Log-Periodic and/or Hybrid Antennas that have been calibrated per ANSI C63.5-2006 are required. Note: if your antennas were calibrated per ANSI C63.5-1988 or ANSI C63.5-1998, please enroll in the ANSI C63.4-2003 (150 kHz – 1 GHz) Scheme rather than this Scheme.
 
Prohibited Items:
Time-Domain Receivers are prohibited. The use of EPS (e.g., Styrofoam®) tables, foam columns, and cell-phone support towers are prohibited. Antennas calibrated to earlier versions of ANSI C63.5 (i.e., ANSI C63.5-1988 or ANSI C63.5-1998) are prohibited. 

COST

First participant (test operator) at a given location
$1,600
Additional participants (2nd through 4th participant at same location)
$300 each
One additional week at same location (up to 4 additional participants)
$1,200