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Office for Product Safety and Standards and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Update to Designated Standards

Posted by: Carl Hunt Date: 09 Sep 2022

Radio Equipment Regulations 2017

Designated standards: radio equipment – consolidated list, version 3, 8 September 2022

The Amendment Notice can be found here:

Notice of Publication 0064/22: Designated Standards - Radio Equipment

A summary is as follows:

  • 20 standards added and accordingly designated
  • 14 standards which, as at the date of this notice, are due to be removed from 20th Jan 2023 or 29th Sept 2023

This brings the UKCA radio equipment designated standard list in line with the RED OJ harmonised standards which was last updated 29th March 2022.

Notable standards that have been added:

  • EN 301 908-14 V15.1.1 IMT cellular networks; Harmonised Standard for access to radio spectrum; Part 14: Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA) Base Stations (BS)
  • EN 302 217-2 V3.3.1 Fixed Radio Systems; Characteristics and requirements for point-to-point equipment and antennas; Part 2: Digital systems operating in frequency bands from 1 GHz to 86 GHz; Harmonised Standard for access to radio spectrum
  • EN 303 345-3 V1.1.1 Broadcast Sound Receivers; Part 3: FM broadcast sound service
  • EN 303 345-4 V1.1.1 Broadcast Sound Receivers; Part 4: DAB broadcast sound service
  • EN 303 413 V1.2.1 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers; Radio equipment operating in the 1 164MHz to 1 300MHz and 1 559MHz to 1 610MHz frequency bands

Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016

Designated standards: low voltage – consolidated list, version 4, 8 September 2022

The Amendment Notice can be found here:

Notice of Publication 0065/22: Designated Standards - Low Voltage Equipment

A summary is as follows:

11 standards added and accordingly designated

40 standards which, as at the date of this notice, are due to be removed from publication from 21st Jun 2023 or 10th Sept 2023

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