FCC Labs Waiting List

Number of new applications filed in April for approval by lab engineers

Download the authoritative guide: How to Develop an IT Security Strategy

Number of new applications filed in April for approval by lab engineers 126

Breakdown of those applications

  • 34 percent are for transmitters for use in licensed services, such as land, mobile, marine and aviation.
  • 31 percent are other unlicensed transmitters, such as childrens walkie-talkies, field disturbance sensors, access control systems and keyless entry systems.
  • 15 percent are for spread-spectrum systems, such as wireless local area network cards and some cordless telephones.
  • 12 percent are cellular and personal communications services handsets.
  • 8 percent are for devices that could have been self-approved by the submitting manufacturers, such as receivers and FM broadcast transmitters.

Total application backlog as of April 30 271

Average time to approve a new PCS/mobile device 42 days

Target time 30 days