Throwback Thursday: What’s Luck Got to Do With It?

Throwback Thursday Mike Violette A few years back, Norm and I were rung up by a frantic FM radio station operator. Rock & Roll station WMGM--103.7 on the dial--was renting space on a tower in the marshes near Cape May, New Jersey, serving up classic tunes to the...

Radio Enabled Products using Radio Modules

Using radio modules to enable connectivity of electronic and consumer products, for wireless communication and the IoT. How to approach the Radio, EMC and Safety regulatory approvals for radio modules and equipment which contain radio modules. By Michael Derby,...

Throwback Thursday: Iron City & Beijing

Throwback Thursday Mike Violette This throwback to the Middle Kingdom reaches back nearly a dozen years.  To say that things have evolved is an insufficient use of words. What I thought were highway pylons marching through the countryside turned out to be the...

Throwback Thursday: A Tale of Three Cities

Throwback Thursday Mike Violette Jerry and I were trying to raise some business in Cairo a half-dozen years ago. At the time, China produced millions of “2G” phones and sold them into developing countries, like Egypt, where the market price for these devices were...

Throwback Thursday to Kampuchea

Mike Violette Celestial Dancer Certification :Khmer a Moment by Mike Violette My good friend Alex K, knowing my penchant for Asia, rang me up a few years back. “Hey Mike, do you want to go to Siem Reap?” “Sure! Where is that?" “There is an event on IP happening there...

Throwback Thursday to Vietnam

Mike Violette Back in 00’s we made a few trips to a wonderful land with a rich history with the West and, notably, the US. Vietnam is tall in my memory as my father served there in 1968, arriving just in time for Tet. His experience and tales drew me there as we...

Throwback Thursdays, My Dinner (with the) Party

Throwback (gan bei!) Thursday Mike Violette It used to be a breeze to fly direct from Dulles to Beijing on United. A 14 hour hop over the pole. Now, “No flights match your search criteria.” I was reflecting on the days of yore before this nasty virus hit...

Michael Derby Headlines Rohde & Schwarz’s Sold Out “De-Mystifying EMC Event”

Michael Derby, Director of ACB EU, gave the opening keynote at the successful “De-Mystifying EMC” event in the UK recently. Michael spoke about how EMC is an “Extreme Sport.” Those involved with the industry know that EMC testing does, indeed, involve some extreme...

ACB and DLS: Partners in Wireless Education

ACB and DLS Electronic System hosted a successful two-day comprehensive program for wireless regulatory engineers in Chicago. Several dozen wireless test practitioners attended the lively session, which focused on putting devices on the market in the US, Canad, the EU...

ACB Provides Certifications for 5G Devices

The development of 5G services and devices is growing. American Certification Body, with our global resources and technology expertise, can provide FCC, ISED and EU approvals for these new technologies. ACB has been active in attending 5G industry events since the...

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