Unique Hands-On Learning Opportunities at the IEEE EMC Society’s Annual Symposium

Meet the Experts at the ANSC C63® Workshop and Technical Tours


CEDAR PARK, Texas – June 9, 2023 – ETS-Lindgren is pleased to announce support of three unique events scheduled in conjunction with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society’s annual symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at DeVos Place Convention Center from Monday, July 31 to Friday, August 4.  The three events commence with the ANSC C63 Workshop on Friday and Saturday, July 28 and 29, immediately preceding the start of the symposium week. On Thursday evening, August 3, a Technical Tour is scheduled at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) and E3 Compliance.  On Friday morning, August 4, Intertek will hold a Technical Tour.  ETS-Lindgren is a proud organizer of the ANSC C63 Workshop and sponsor of the Technical Tours. These three events are unique in that they will each offer hands-on learning opportunities with live demonstrations and exposure to real-world test setups and novel test environments. 


The C63 Workshop on July 28 and 29 at GVSU and E3 Compliance is the first in-person ANSC C63 Workshop scheduled since the pandemic.  “We are excited to hold this Workshop with active technical contributors to C63 standards development as our speakers,” said Janet O’Neil, Secretary, ANSC Subcommittee (SC) 1: Techniques and Development and Customer Relations Manager with ETS-Lindgren.  “Andy Griffin with Cisco, Chair of SC 1, and Chair of the C63.4 Working Group, will present with my colleague Zhong Chen, Vice Chair of the C63 parent committee, key contributor to the C63.25 standard series, and Director, RF Engineering with ETS-Lindgren.  Attendees will be able to ask questions directly to those developing these standards and learn about the nuances of C63.4 and C63.25,” she added.


The C63 Workshop technical program includes a review of the many updates to ANSI C63.4 and the ANSI C63.25 standards series as the EMC test site validation requirements migrate from C63.4 to the C63.25 standards series: C63.25.1, C63.25.2, and C63.25.3. Topics covered include: 

1. Review of the latest draft edition of C63.4:20xx

2.  Application of Time Domain (TD) SVSWR in C63.25.1 (1 GHz to 18 GHz)                                                                                                                              3. Newly streamlined procedures for site validation measurements in C63.25.2 (30 MHz to 1 GHz)

4.  Latest developments using Cylindrical Mode Filtered (CMF) SVSWR measurements for test site validation and antenna calibration (18 GHz to 40 GHz) to be included in C63.25.3.


A planned live demonstration of the TD SVSWR and CMF SVSWR measurement techniques at E3 Compliance is an interactive highlight of the workshop.  View the ANSC C63 Workshop registration form and complete information here.  


Regarding the Technical Tours, on Thursday evening, August 3, just across the river from DeVos Place Convention Center, is the DTE EMC Center at GVSU.  Located inside the Shape Corp. Innovation Design Center, the DTE EMC Center houses numerous project and design labs. The EMC Center employs co-op students through a novel industry collaboration with E3 Compliance.  “We look forward to partnering with Grand Valley State University on this tour,” said Scott Mee, NCE, Owner and EMC Specialist with E3 Compliance.  Following an overview of the GVSU engineering program and a presentation of the EMC Center capabilities, tour attendees will see the engineering and testing lab along with several unique capabilities at E3 Compliance.  “We use our high-speed equipment, EMC chambers, engineering tools and high-performance computers to help our customers develop cutting-edge product technologies to ensure compliance with EMC regulations before they go to market.  We don’t certify products; in fact, we often refer our customers to third party compliance labs in the Midwest such as Intertek, Elite Electronic Engineering, TUV, UL, and others, for that service.  Our goal is to give our customers the confidence that their products will pass applicable EMC regulations on the first test.  We also engage in collaborative research with GVSU faculty and students which enables us to publish findings and share what we’re learning in the lab,” Mr. Mee added.


On Friday morning, August 4, tour attendees will visit Intertek’s Grand Rapids state-of-the-art 120,000 sq ft (11,000 sq m) lab. Intertek offers a diverse set of testing services for many industries including automotive, aerospace, MIL-STD, industrial, medical, construction, furniture, and more. Michael Koffink, Global Technical Lead, EMC, with Intertek will provide an overview of the many interesting test capabilities attendees will see on the tour.  Attendees will also learn more about and see Intertek’s 10,000 sq ft (900 sq m) EMC test laboratory that includes three semi-anechoic EMC test chambers, a reverberation chamber, and a TEM stripline.


With these unique hands-on learning opportunities available at the ANSC C63 Workshop and two Technical Tours, attendees will quickly appreciate that ETS-Lindgren is committed to a smarter, more connected future.  Click here to learn more about the IEEE EMC Society’s Symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  For more information on ANSC C63, click here.  Please contact the organizer, Janet O’Neil, at janet.oneil@ets-lindgren.com or call +1 (512) 531-2676 with any questions on the ANSC Workshop.  To register for the Technical Tours, click here.  Note: Space is limited for each tour; attendance will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Contact ETS-Lindgren at info@ets-lindgren.com or call +1 (512) 531-6400 to discuss your test and measurement requirements and learn how we can help. 


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ETS-Lindgren is an international manufacturer of components and systems that measure, shield, and control electromagnetic and acoustic energy.  The company's products are used for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), microwave and wireless testing, electromagnetic field (EMF) measurement, radio frequency (RF) personal safety monitoring, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and control of acoustical environments.

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