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Compliance Information for 2.4-GHz Wireless LAN Products Relevant to EU and Other Countries Following EU Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE Directive)
This document contains compliance information for Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz wireless LAN products that is relevant to the European Union and other countries that are following the EU Directive 1999/5/EC. You will find the following information in this document:
Declaration of Conformity with Regard to the EU Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE Directive)
Note The full declaration of conformity for this product can be found in the Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information section of the appropriate product hardware installation guide, which is available on cisco.com. See the "How to Access Technical Documents on Cisco.com" section on page 7 for instructions for downloading these documents.
The following standards were applied during the assessment of the product against the requirements of the Directive 1999/5/EC:
•Radio: EN 300 328
•EMC: EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17
•Safety: EN 60950 and either EN 50385 or EN 50371
For the AIR-PCM350 series, AIR-LMC350 series, AIR-BR350 series, and AIR-PCI350 series, the following CE mark, notified body number, and class 2 identifier is added to the equipment:
For all other 2.4-GHz wireless products, the following CE mark and class 2 identifier is added to the equipment:
This product may be used in all EU countries (and other countries following the EU directive 1999/5/EC) without any limitation except for the countries mentioned below:
Ce produit peut être utilisé dans tous les pays de l'UE (et dans tous les pays ayant transposés la directive 1999/5/CE) sans aucune limitation, excepté pour les pays mentionnés ci-dessous:
Questo prodotto è utilizzabile in tutte i paesi EU (ed in tutti gli altri paesi che seguono le direttive EU 1999/5/EC) senza nessuna limitazione, eccetto per i paesii menzionati di seguito:
Das Produkt kann in allen EU Staaten ohne Einschränkungen eingesetzt werden (sowie in anderen Staaten die der EU Direktive 1999/5/CE folgen) mit Außnahme der folgenden aufgeführten Staaten:
Dans la cas d'une utilisation en extérieur, la puissance de sortie est limitée pour certaines parties de la bande. Voir la table ci-dessous ou visitez http://www.arcep.fr/ pour de plus amples détails
Table 1 Applicable Power Levels in France
Location Frequency Range (MHz) Power (EIRP)
Indoor (No restrictions)
100 mW (20 dBm)
100 mW (20 dBm)
10 mW (10 dBm)
This product meets the National Radio Interface and the requirements specified in the National Frequency Allocation Table for Italy. Unless operating within the boundaries of the owner's property, the use of this 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN product requires a `general authorization'. Please check with http://www.sviluppoeconomico.gov.it/ for more details.
Questo prodotto è conforme alla specifiche di Interfaccia Radio Nazionali e rispetta il Piano Nazionale di ripartizione delle frequenze in Italia. Se non viene installato all'interno del proprio fondo, l'utilizzo di prodotti Wireless LAN a 2.4 GHz richiede una "Autorizzazione Generale". Consultare http://www.sviluppoeconomico.gov.it/ per maggiori dettagli.
The outdoor usage of the 2.4-GHz band requires an authorization from the Electronic Communications Office. Please check http://www.esd.lv for more details.
Authorized External Antennas and Corresponding Power Levels
Cisco's 2.4-GHz wireless products have either integral antennas or external (dedicated) antennas.
Products With Integral Antennas
Products with integral antennas put on the EU market are configured during the manufacturing process to radiate at a maximum power level of 100 mW eirp.
Products with External Antennas
Depending on the type of antenna used, it might be necessary to reduce the output power of the equipment to result in a maximum radiated power of 100 mW EIRP.
Combinations of power levels and antennas resulting in a radiated power level above 100 mW EIRP are considered as not compliant with the directive and are not allowed for use within the European Community and countries that have adopted the European R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC or the CEPT recommendation Rec 70.03 or both.
The antennas listed in Table 2 were assessed together with the equipment against the requirements of the R&TTE directive. Therefore, the Declaration of Conformity referred to in this document is valid only for the antennas and corresponding power levels listed in Table 2 below and should be used as a baseline. You can also find the list of external antennas available for a specific product in the product's hardware configuration guide. See the "How to Access Technical Documents on Cisco.com" section on page 7 for instructions for downloading these guides from Cisco.com.
Table 2 Authorized External Antennas and Power Levels
Cisco Part Number Gain (dBi)1 Power Level (dBm) Antenna Description
Dipole (Standard "Rubber Duck")
Diversity omnidirectional - ceiling mount
POS diversity dipole
Diversity omnidirectional-ceiling mount
Diversity omnidirectional-mast mount
Omnidirectional mast mount
Omnidirectional mast mount
1 The antenna gains listed do not include cable loss. For all combinations, the total of power level, antenna gain, and cable loss is equal to or below 20 dBm (eirp).
2 Not for use with the AIR-BR1300 series.
How to Change the Output Power of Your Device
To change the output power of the radio in order to use the higher gain antennas listed in Table 2, please see the appropriate documentation as explained below:
•For access points running the VxWorks operating system and bridges running the Cisco IOS operating system, refer to the Configure Radio Settings section of the software configuration guide for those products.
•For access points running the Cisco IOS operating system, refer to the Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide for Cisco Aironet Access Points, 12.2(xx)JA.
•For all products running the Cisco IOS operating system, refer to the Cisco IOS Command Reference for Cisco Aironet Access Points and Bridges, 12.2(xx)JA.
These documents are available for downloading at cisco.com. See the next section for instructions on how to access and download these documents.
How to Access Technical Documents on Cisco.com
Follow these steps to access technical documents such as hardware installation guides or software configuration guides:
Step 1 Browse to http://www.cisco.com.
Step 2 Click Products and Solutions. The Product and Services window appears.
Step 3 Click Wireless. A small window appears containing a partial listing of wireless products.
Step 4 Click All Wireless Products. The Wireless Products page appears.
Step 5 Scroll down to the Product Portfolio section of the page and find the Wireless LAN subsection.
Step 6 Select a product series of interest, such as Cisco Aironet 1100 Series. A list of Cisco Aironet 1100 Series Access Point documents page appears.
Step 7 Select a type of documentation such as Configuration Guides. The page for the documentation you selected appears.
Note The Declaration of Conformity for a specific document can be found in the hardware installation guide for that product.
Step 8 Click the document you wish to download. You can view individual chapters of the document or download the entire document in PDF format.
Note If you have questions regarding the compliance of these products or you cannot find the information you are looking for, please send your request by email to email@example.com
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