Korea: Notification of integrated test standard by RRA

The Korean Radio Research Agency (RRA) send out a notification that some test standards will be integrated.

The major change is that the test standard K22/24 for Information Technology Equipment (ITE) and KN13/21 for Audio Visual (AV) will be integrated in to KN32 and KN35 for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC). The effective date is 1 January 2016. The new regulation includes the following new testing items: RS (6GHz) and Audio Breakthrough.

The transaction period:
Holding a KN22/24 KCC approval
1. Permanent certificate if the product does not apply permissive change
2. Accept 2 years period (1 January 2018) follows KN22/24 when permissive change applies
3. After 31 December 2017 all permissive change products have to follow KN32/35 standard

Holding a KN32/35 KCC approval
The testing fees will increase due to more testing items.

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