US – Draft Guidance for Certification of UNII 6GHz devices

The FCC have published draft guidance for the certification of devices operating in the new UNII 6GHz bands (draft KDB 987594) . FCC guidance has been split into two phases, this draft covers phase 1 for the certification of Low Power Indoor devices (AP, Subordinates and clients) operating from 5.925 – 7.125 GHz (UNII bands 5 through 8).

Phase 2 is expected at a later time covering Standard Power devices, which is dependent on the Automatic Frequency Coordination (AFC) system.