The Radio Equipment
Directive Compliance Association (REDCA)
The REDCA was formed under the requirements of the Radio
Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU specifically for Article
26.11 and Article 38 for Notified Bodies. Membership of this
association as listed on the Notified Body member’s page is
deemed to demonstrate compliance with these articles.
* See Note.
In this context REDCA publishes Technical Guidance Notes –
TGN that can be accessed by following the "Documents" menu
The REDCA provides a forum for people concerned with the
compliance of radio equipment with regulations and technical
standards in the European Economic Area, as well as in the
Countries that have a Mutual Recognition Agreement with the
EU, such as the USA, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and
Membership of REDCA is open to all Radio Equipment Directive
Notified Bodies and any consulting, testing or manufacturing
organisation, as well as authorities or any other
organisation that is willing to follow the aims and
objectives set out in the Associations Rules and
guide on "How to apply for REDCA Membership", an
application form and a
copy of the Associations’ Rules can be found following the
”Documents” menu tab above.
The annual fee for REDCA Membership is €500.
The Association meets twice a year in a location within the
EEA. All meetings are open for members only. These meetings
are ideal to discuss matters with important players in the
field such as representatives of the EU Commission, ECC,
ETSI, ADCO RED and authorities from MRA countries.
The REDCA operates a mail server where only members can ask
questions that will trigger answers and comments from the
experts within the Association. These discussions provide
material to be stored on the protected database for future
reference by the members. Furthermore the Association has a
specific protected area on the CIRCABC website, operated by
the EU Commission, where all working documents are stored
for access by the members only.
The Radio Equipment Directive cannot be used before 13th
June 2016, with a transition period of one year, to 13th
June 2017 before all equipment must use the Radio Equipment
Directive. During this period manufacturers of Radio
Equipment may decide to use the R&TTE Directive. It is for
that reason that the REDCA covers also the activities of the
R&TTECA and material related specifically to the R&TTE
Directive will stay available on this website.
Members of REDCA have access to detailed
discussions on the transition period from the R&TTE
Directive to the Radio Equipment Directive.
For further information about the Association or its
activities, please send a message to the REDCA Secretary.
*Note: For the information of accreditation bodies:
For accreditation assessments of Radio Equipment Directive
Notified Bodies; the Notified Body membership can be
verified on this website. If a Notified Body is not on this
list then they are not a member. Membership of the REDCA
specifically enables the Notified bodies for the Radio
Equipment Directive to demonstrate their compliance with
Article 26.11 and Article 38.