Third Joint Cross Border R&TTE Market Surveillance Campaign - report

The report of the third Joint Cross Border radio and telecommunications terminal equipment (R&TTE) Market Surveillance Campaign has been published. The campaign was conducted between 1 September 2008 and 1 June 2009 by 23 market surveillance authorities participating in the R&TTE ADCO group (Group on administrative cooperation on R&TTE - Directive 1999/5/EC of 9 March), which includes ANACOM.

With particular focus on private mobile radio (PMR) equipment and on products which use the 2.4 GHz band, the campaign examined 259 products. The resulting data reveals the following:

  • 40 percent of the equipment met the administrative requirements (e.g. use of the "CE" mark, manuals in the official language of the country, indication of restrictions of use);
  • 62 percent met the technical requirements (compliance with the harmonised standards);
  • 15.8 percent were in overall compliance with all requirements of the R &TTE; directive;
  • 22.6 percent of PMR equipment and 9.2 percent of products licensed for 2.4 GHz were in full compliance with the R&TTE Directive.

In Portugal, ANACOM is charged with enforcing compliance with the provisions of Decree-Law No 192/2000 of 18 August, which establishing the rules governing the free movement, placing on the market and putting into service of radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and also the regime governing the respective assessment of conformity and marking, transposing the provisions of Directive No 1999/5/EC.

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