GL-01 — Guidelines for the Measurement of Radio Frequency Fields at Frequencies from 3 KHz to 300 GHz

Issue 2
October 2005

Spectrum Management and Telecommunications

Guideline

Acknowledgement

A joint government/industry committee under the auspices of Industry Canada prepared the present document. A subcommittee under the Broadcasting Technical Advisory Committee (B-TAC) had previously produced part of the work.

Members of the Committee were:

Andrew Lam (Chairperson)
Spectrum Engineering Branch
Industry Canada
Dr. Art Thansandote
Radiation Protection Bureau
Health Canada
Greg Gajda
Radiation Protection Bureau
Health Canada
Pierre Labarre
Pierre Labarre & Associates
Wayne Stacey
Canadian Association of Broadcasters
Gerald Bergin
Canadian Radio-Television Commission
Suzanne Lamarre
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Doug Allen
D.E.M. Allen & Associates
Allan Leung
Ontario Regional Office
Industry Canada
Paul Frew
Motorola Canada Limited
Mark Kuisma
Department of National Defence
Eric Augstman
NAV CANADA
Andy McGregor
Nortel Networks
Arto Chubukjian
Spectrum Engineering Branch
Industry Canada
Rob Cepella
Spectrum Management Branch
Industry Canada
Ben Nguyen
Ontario Regional Office
Industry Canada
Brian Kasper
Spectrum Engineering Branch
Industry Canada
Britt Brousseau
Interfax
Jack Wojcik
Aprel Laboratories
Peter Munzer
Bell Mobility

Members of the B-TAC Sub-Committee

Andrew Lam (Chairperson)
Broadcasting Regulation Branch
Industry Canada
Jack Dadourian
Broadcasting Regulation Branch
Industry Canada
Dr. Art Thansandote
Bureau of Radiation & Medical Devices, Health & Welfare Canada
Dr. Jules Lebel
Communications Research Centre
Pierre Labarre
Pierre Labarre & Associates
Wayne Stacey
Canadian Association of Broadcasters
Suzanne Lamarre
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
John Dexter
Broadcasting Regulation Branch
Industry Canada
Paul Vaccani
Engineering Programs
Industry Canada
Arie Lubienietzky
Canadian Radio - Television and Telecommunications Commission
Edward Aslan
Narda Microwave
Paul Rayment
Spectrum Management Engineering
Industry Canada
Jennifer Horwood
Interfax Canada
Hibtullah Khomusi
Engineering Programs
Industry Canada
Tom Jones
Radio Regulatory Branch
Industry Canada
Darius Breau
Radio Regulatory Branch

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Measurement Parameters
  3. Instrumentation
  4. Measurement

References

Appendix 1

Appendix 2 - Measurement Procedure for Microwave Installations

Appendix 3

Appendix 4 - Measurement Procedures for Radar Installations

Appendix 5 - Guidelines for Measurement Uncertainties