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Industry consultation on SAR standard by TEC

TEC had organized a Joint Development Coordination Committee-Subcommittee (DCC-SC) and Manufacturer Forum Meeting dated 16th December for the Revision of TEC Standard “Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) for Wireless Communication Devices used in close proximity of human body”.


The draft of the standard with inputs from the industry stakeholders was discussed in the meeting. C-PRAV submitted many comments that were discussed at this meeting. Further inputs are sought by TEC that will be discussed in a follow up meeting on this topic. Feel free to write to C-PRAV with your inputs and we will ensure to bring these inputs at the next meeting.

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA