European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)



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ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, broadcast and Internet technologies. Their standards enable the technologies on which business and society rely. For example, standards for GSM™, DECT™, Smart Cards and electronic signatures have helped to revolutionise modern life all over the world.

The institute is officially recognised by the European Union as a European Standards Organisation.

ETSI are a not-for-profit organisation with more than 800 member organisations worldwide, drawn from 68 countries and five continents. Members include the world’s leading companies and innovative R&D organisations.

Applicable Standards

Name Document Title Overview
ETSI EN 302 217-4 Fixed Radio Systems; Characteristics and requirements for point-to-point equipment and antennas; Part 4: Antennas

This document defines the characteristics and requirements of antennas for point-to-point radio equipment operating in the frequency range from 1 GHz to 86 GHz falling within the scope of ETSI EN 302 217-2.

This document is applicable to fixed radio equipment with integral or dedicated antennas, and to stand-alone antennas.