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FCC 2.955
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 2.955   Retention of records.

   (a) For each equipment subject to verification, the responsible party,
   as shown in § 2.909 shall maintain the records listed as follows:

   (1) A record of the original design drawings and specifications and all
   changes that have been made that may affect compliance with the
   requirements of § 2.953.

   (2) A record of the procedures used for production inspection and
   testing (if tests were performed) to insure the conformance required by
   § 2.953. (Statistical production line emission testing is not

   (3) A record of the measurements made on an appropriate test site that
   demonstrates compliance with the applicable regulations in this
   chapter. The record shall:

   (i) Indicate the actual date all testing was performed;

   (ii) State the name of the test laboratory, company, or individual
   performing the verification testing. The Commission may request
   additional information regarding the test site, the test equipment or
   the qualifications of the company or individual performing the
   verification tests;

   (iii) Contain a description of how the device was actually tested,
   identifying the measurement procedure and test equipment that was used;

   (iv) Contain a description of the equipment under test (EUT) and
   support equipment connected to, or installed within, the EUT;

   (v) Identify the EUT and support equipment by trade name and model
   number and, if appropriate, by FCC Identifier and serial number;

   (vi) Indicate the types and lengths of connecting cables used and how
   they were arranged or moved during testing;

   (vii) Contain at least two drawings or photographs showing the test
   set-up for the highest line conducted emission and showing the test
   set-up for the highest radiated emission. These drawings or photographs
   must show enough detail to confirm other information contained in the
   test report. Any photographs used must be focused originals without
   glare or dark spots and must clearly show the test configuration used;

   (viii) List all modifications, if any, made to the EUT by the testing
   company or individual to achieve compliance with the regulations in
   this chapter;

   (ix) Include all of the data required to show compliance with the
   appropriate regulations in this chapter; and

   (x) Contain, on the test report, the signature of the individual
   responsible for testing the product along with the name and signature
   of an official of the responsible party, as designated in § 2.909.

   (4) For equipment subject to the provisions in part 15 of this chapter,
   the records shall indicate if the equipment was verified pursuant to
   the transition provisions contained in § 15.37 of this chapter.

   (b) The records listed in paragraph (a) of this section shall be
   retained for two years after the manufacture of said equipment item has
   been permanently discontinued, or until the conclusion of an
   investigation or a proceeding if the manufacturer or importer is
   officially notified that an investigation or any other administrative
   proceeding involving his equipment has been instituted.

   [ 54 FR 17713 , Apr. 25, 1989, as amended at  62 FR 10472 , Mar. 7, 1997]

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Goto Section: 2.954 | 2.956

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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