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FCC Part 15 Radio Frequency Devices
Section 15.25

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the authority in the United States of America that creates and enforces the use of airwaves throughout the entire radio frequency spectrum. This group of documents contains the entirety of the FCC Part 15 regulations that concern unlicensed radio frequency devices. As with all government documents, this material is in the public domain and may be freely copied so long as the content is not changed. This copy is provided as a convenience for RF Cafe visitors. 

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 [Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 47, Volume 1]
[Revised as of October 1, 2008]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 47CFR15.25]
[Page 754-755]
                       TITLE 47--TELECOMMUNICATION
                            Subpart A_General
Sec. 15.25  Kits.
    A TV interface device, including a cable system terminal device, 
which is marketed as a kit shall comply with the following requirements:
    (a) All parts necessary for the assembled device to comply with the 
technical requirements of this part must be supplied with the kit. No 
mechanism for adjustment that can cause operation in violation of the 
requirements of this part shall be made accessible to the builder.
    (b) At least two units of the kit shall be assembled in exact 
accordance with the instructions supplied with the product to be 
marketed. If all components required to fully complete the kit (other 
than those specified in paragraph (a) of this section which are
[[Page 755]]
needed for compliance with the technical provisions and must be included 
with the kit) are not normally furnished with the kit, assembly shall be 
made using the recommended components. The assembled units shall be 
certified or authorized under the Declaration of Conformity procedure, 
as appropriate, pursuant to the requirements of this part.
    (1) The measurement data required for a TV interface device subject 
to certification shall be obtained for each of the two units and 
submitted with an application for certification pursuant to subpart J of 
part 2 of this chapter.
    (2) The measurement data required for a TV interface device subject 
to Declaration of Conformity shall be obtained for the units tested and 
retained on file pursuant to the provisions of subpart J of part 2 of 
this chapter.
    (c) A copy of the exact instructions that will be provided for 
assembly of the device shall be submitted with an application for 
certification. Those parts which are not normally furnished shall be 
detailed in the application for equipment authorization.
    (d) In lieu of the label required by Sec. 15.19, the following 
label, along with the label bearing the FCC identifier and other 
information specified in Sec. Sec. 2.925 and 2.926, shall be included 
in the kit with instructions to the builder that it shall be attached to 
the completed kit:
                            (Name of Grantee)
                            (FCC Identifier)
    This device can be expected to comply with part 15 of the FCC Rules 
provided it is assembled in exact accordance with the instructions 
provided with this kit. Operation is subject to the following 
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) 
this device must accept any interference received including interference 
that may cause undesired operation.
    (e) For the purpose of this section, circuit boards used as repair 
parts for the replacement of electrically identical defective circuit 
boards are not considered to be kits.
[54 FR 17714, Apr. 25, 1989,as amended at 63 FR 36602, July 7, 1998]


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