ETS-Lindgren Becomes CTIA Authorized Test Lab
ETS-Lindgren has been named the first Cellular Telecommunications
and Internet Association (CTIA) Authorized Test Lab (CATL)
for mobile station over-the-air antenna performance testing.
Manufacturers who want CTIA certification must have their
wireless devices CATL-tested using the CTIAs over-the-air
antenna test procedure in order to display the associations
certification mark on their product.
ETS-Lindgrens CATL is accredited by A2LA, which has
mutual recognition agreements with other accreditation systems
worldwide. Also, the companys laboratory equipment calibrations
are National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)-traceable,
and test processes are computer controlled for repeatability
and data tracking.
ETS-Lindgrens CATL testing is performed using an AMS-8000
system. The system, manufactured by the company, includes
a tapered anechoic chamber, a multi-axis positioning system
(MAPS), and EMQuest EMQ-100 pattern measurement
software. A growing number of leading wireless equipment manufacturers
and test labs throughout the world have purchased similar
An international manufacturer of components and systems to
measure, shield, and control electromagnetic and acoustic
energy, ETS-Lindgren has products that are used for EMC, microwave
and wireless testing, EMF measurement, RF personal safety
monitoring, and sound control.
ETS-Lindgren is headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, with manufacturing
facilities in the USA, Europe and Asia.