Switzerland – Telecommunication Equipment, Radio Equipment and Telecommunication Terminal Equipment
Effective January 2020
The Swiss Federal Office of Communications specifies the basic technical requirements with regard to telecommunications installations set out by the Swiss Federal Council. It regulates the use of radio interfaces in Switzerland.
With this revision, from March 17, 2022 hand-held mobile telephones will have to be fitted with technical solutions ensuring that the location of the caller will be transferred in emergency communications (implementation of the Commission’s delegated regulation (EU) 2019/320 of 12 December 2018 supplementing Directive 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the application of the essential requirements referred to in Article 3(3)(g) of that Directive in order to ensure caller location in emergency communications from mobile devices).
Several RIR in the domains of DVB-T, Point-to-Point, Non-specific SRD (short range device) and automotive radar will be deleted (RIR0201-70, RIR0302-01, RIR0302-02, RIR1008-39, RIR1012-08).
Three RIR in the domain of UWB (Ultra wide Band) will be merged into two ones in order to be in line with the ECC/DEC/(06)04 (RIR 1023-02 and RIR1023-03 remain, RIR1023-01 will be deleted).
In the domains of FSS (Fixed-Satellite Service) Earth Stations and Radio microphones and ALD (Assistive Listening Devices) four RIR will be created (RIR0806-22, RIR0806-23, RIR0806-24, RIR1009-20) due to changes in the ECC/DEC/(17)04, ECC/DEC/(18)04, ECC/DEC/18(05) and the ERC REC 70-03.
In the domains of DVB-T and BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) the frequency range of two RIR will be reduced (RIR0201-72: lower boundary new 470 MHz instead of 174 MHz; RIR0301-03: upper boundary new 3500 MHz instead of 3600 MHz).
In the domains of ITS (intelligent transport system) and Non-specific SRD the frequency range of two RIR will be extended respectively adapted (RIR0510-04, RIR1008-40) due to changes in the ECC/DEC/(09)01 and ERC REC 70-03.
In the domain of Non-specific SRD, some application restrictions will be removed (RIR1008-05, RIR1008-07, RIR1008-22) in order to be in line with the ERC REC 70-03.
In the domain of Non-specific SRD the channelling (RIR1008-20, RIR1008-38) and power density requirements (RIR1008-31) will be removed in order to be in line with the ERC REC70-03.
In the domain of Non-specific SRD some application restrictions and channel access rules will be removed due to changes in the ECC/DEC/(05)02 (RIR1008-33, RIR1008-34, RIR1008-35).
In the domain of Non-specific SRD the transmit power will be adapted in order to be in line with the ERC REC 70-03 (RIR1008-02).