The Communications Regulatory Authority of the State of Qatar issued Version No. 4 of the Class License for Short Range Devices (SRD) dated April 22, 2021.  The regulation includes an updated list of SRD applications, applicable frequencies, field strength / output power, test references, and other information to which SRDs must comply.  Major changes in the new regulation include the following:

  • Bluetooth – the max EIRP was increased from 10 mW to 100 mW
  • Non-Specific SRDs – the frequency bands 24-24.25 GHz and 57-64 GHz were added
  • RFID – the frequency bands 867.6-868 MHz and 400-600 KHz were added
  • WAS/RLAN – the max EIRP for the 5725-5875 MHz band was reduced from 100 mW to 25 mW, and the max EIRP for the 5470-5725 MHz band was increased from 100 mW to 1000 mW

Please contact Approve-IT for more details and a complete summary of the changes.