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The Wireless Telegraphy (Short Range Devices) (Exemption) Regulations 1993

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Regulation 4

SCHEDULEDESCRIPTIONS OF RELEVANT SHORT RANGE DEVICES

Cordless Audio Apparatus

1.  Cordless wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)so as to provide a short range radio link between itself and audio equipment; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only within the frequency bands and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequency bands, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
36.61—36.79 MHz10 μW
37.01—37.19 MHz10 μW

Emergency Alarms

2.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the sole purpose of sending and receiving non-verbal signals in order to summon assistance to those persons who may require it by reason of old age or infirmity; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on one or more of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
27.450 MHz0.5 mW
34.925 MHz0.5 mW
34.950 MHz0.5 mW
34.975 MHz0.5 mW

Field Disturbance and Doppler Apparatus

3.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)to produce a radiated field and respond to a variation in that field as a result of any intrusion or movement within that field by other devices, objects or persons in order to detect or monitor the movement of such devices, objects or persons; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on the frequencies, and at a power or field strength, as the case may be, not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, for each category of apparatus, specified in the table below—

CategoryDescription of apparatusFrequenciesMaximum power (eirp or erp)Maximum field strength at a distance of 10 metres
1Apparatus designed solely to detect resonant circuits for use on a frequency of 13.56 MHz ± 0.2%13.56 MHz ± 0.2%4,500 μV/m
2Apparatus (other than category 1 above) designed solely to detect resonant circuits2-32 MHz1,000 μV/m
3Apparatus designed solely to detect resonant circuits for the purpose of the prevention of theft888.000-889.6375 MHz 888.6875-889.000 MHz500 mW erp
4Apparatus designed solely for outdoor use10.577-10.597 GHz1 W eirp
5Apparatus designed solely for indoor use10.675-10.699 GHz1 W eirp
6Apparatus designed for fixed or portable applications24.150-24.250 GHz2 W eirp
7Apparatus designed solely for use in a mobile application24.250-24.350 GHz2 W eirp
8Anti-collision devices31.80-33.40 GHz5 W eirp
9Any apparatus not within any category above2.445-2.455 GHz100 mW eirp

Fixed Alarms

4.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the transmission of non-verbal signals to wireless telegraphy receiving apparatus installed in or upon a building in order to activate an alarm; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on one of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
173.225 MHz10 mW
458.825 MHz100 mW

General Purpose Devices

5.  Any wireless telegraphy apparatus, which is not described elsewhere in this Schedule and which is designed or adapted so as to be capable of use only—

(a)within the frequency band 49.82-49.98 MHz; and

(b)at a power not exceeding 10 mW erp.

Induction System Apparatus

6.  That part of an induction system designed or adapted—

(a)to produce—

(i)a controlled magnetic field; and

(ii)a predetermined recognisable signal when operating within that magnetic field; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on frequencies, and at an output power or field strength, as the case may be, not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies for each description of apparatus, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesApparatus with terminals for connection to an external loop antenna: Maximum output powerApparatus with ferrite or coil antennas: Maximum field strength
;0—185 kHz10 W265 μA/m or 100 mV/m
240—315 kHz10 W17 μA/m or 6.4 mV/m

Lone Worker Safety Alarms

7.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the transmission of non-verbal signals to wireless telegraphy receiving apparatus summoning assistance for workers at isolated locations or working in hazardous environments; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on either of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
173.1875 MHz  10 mW
458.8375 MHz100 mW

Marine Alarms

8.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the transmission of non-verbal signals from a vessel to wireless telegraphy receiving apparatus installed either onshore or in or upon another vessel in order to activate an alarm; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only—

(i)at a power not exceeding 10 mW erp; and

(ii)on the 161.275 MHz frequency.

Mobile and Transportable Alarms

9.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the transmission of non-verbal signals to wireless telegraphy receiving apparatus giving warning that the animal, object or person to which it is attached or located in or upon requires attention or is being interfered with; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on either of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
173.1875 MHz10 mW
458.8375 MHz100 mW

Motor Vehicle Radio Keys

10.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the transmission of non-verbal signals to wireless telegraphy receiving apparatus installed or located in or upon a motor vehicle for the purpose of—

(i)locking and unlocking the motor vehicle; and/or

(ii)setting and unsetting—

(aa)a motor vehicle theft paging alarm described in paragraph 11 of this Schedule; and/or

(bb)a motor vehicle alarm which operates other than by wireless telegraphy; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on one of the frequencies or within one of the frequency bands, and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies or frequency bands, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
26.995 MHz1 mW
27.045 MHz1 mW
27.095 MHz1 mW
27.145 MHz1 mW
27.195 MHz1 mW
458.90 MHz1 mW
173.2—173.35 MHz1 mW
417.9—418.1 MHz250 μW
433.72—434.12 MHz10 mW

Motor Vehicle Theft Paging Alarms

11.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for installation or location in or upon a motor vehicle for the transmission of non-verbal signals to a radio paging receiver giving warning that the motor vehicle is being interfered with; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on either of the frequencies or within the frequency band, and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies or frequency band, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
47.40 MHz100 mW
458.90 MHz100 mW
49.82–49.98 MHz10 mW

Narrow Band Radio Microphones

12.  Any wireless telegraphy apparatus incorporating a microphone which is designed or adapted—

(a)for transmission within a bandwidth not exceeding 25 kHz; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on one or more of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
174.600 MHz5 mW
174.675 MHz5 mW
174.770 MHz5 mW
174.885 MHz5 mW
175.020 MHz5 mW

Radio Hearing Aids

13.  Any hearing aid operating by means of wireless telegraphy which is designed or adapted so as to be capable of use only on one or more of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
173.350 MHz2 mW
173.400 MHz2 mW
173.465 MHz2 mW
173.545 MHz2 mW
173.640 MHz2 mW
173.695 MHz2 mW
173.775 MHz2 mW
173.825 MHz2 mW
173.950 MHz2 mW
174.070 MHz2 mW
174.120 MHz2 mW
174.185 MHz2 mW
174.270 MHz2 mW
174.360 MHz2 mW
174.415 MHz2 mW

Short Range Data Links

14.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)for the provision of short range wire-free data links within one building; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only within either of the frequency bands and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequency bands, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power eirp
2.445—2.455 GHz100 mW
10.675—10.699 GHz1 W

Telemetry and Telecommand Apparatus

15.  Wireless telegraphy apparatus designed or adapted—

(a)either for—

(i)automatically indicating or recording measurements at a distance from the measuring instrument; or

(ii)the transmission of signals to initiate, modify or terminate functions of equipment situated at a distance from such apparatus; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on one of the frequencies or within one of the frequency bands, and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies or frequency bands, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
26.995 MHz1 mW
27.045 MHz1 mW
27.095 MHz1 mW
27.145 MHz1 mW
27.195 MHz1 mW
173.200—173.350 MHz1 mW
417.90—418.10 MHz250 μW
458.5—458.8 MHz500 mW

Wide Band Radio Microphones

16.  Any wireless telegraphy apparatus incorporating a microphone which is designed or adapted—

(a)for transmission within a bandwidth of not less than 25 kHz; and

(b)so as to be capable of use only on one or more of the frequencies and at a power not exceeding the maximum for such frequencies, specified in the table below—

FrequenciesMaximum power erp
173.800 MHz2 mW
174.100 MHz2 mW
174.500 MHz2 mW
174.800 MHz2 mW
175.000 MHz2 mW

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