Criteria for 5G New Radio User Equipment Operating in the 24.25 – 28.35 GHz Band


Posted on April 8, 2019 at 4:55 PM


The Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) of Hong Kong publishes the criteria for type approval for 5G NR mobile radio equipment operating in the 24.25 - 28.35 GHz band.

Electrical Safety Requirement:

  • Compliance with the electrical safety requirements in HKCA 2001.

Radio Frequency Safety Requirement:

Operating Frequencies:

  • Transmit: 24.25 – 28.35 GHz
  • Receive: 24.25 – 28.35 GHz

Technical Requirements

  • TS 38.521-2 “Third Generation Partnership Project; Technical Specification Group Radio Access Network; NR; User Equipment (UE) conformance specification; Radio transmission and reception; Part 2: Range 2 Standalone (Release 15)”
Transmitter CharacteristicsClause in 3GPP TS 38.521-2
Transmit powerClause 6.2
Output RF spectrum emissionsClause 6.5 excluding Clause 6.5.1 on occupied bandwidth

Receiver CharacteristicsClause in 3GPP TS 38.521-2
Adjacent channel selectivityClause 7.5
Blocking characteristicsClause 7.6
Spurious responsesClause 7.7
Spurious emissionsClause 7.9

The equipment is to be evaluated according to the above procedures to determine its compliance with the technical requirements.


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