The present document applies to social alarm devices operating on designated frequencies.
Designated frequencies are those frequency bands identified in Commission Decision 2013/752/EU [i.3] as having a
usage available only to social alarms.
Social alarms are defined in Commission Decision 2013/752/EU [i.3] as:
"Social alarm devices" are radio communications systems that allow reliable communication for a person in distress in
a confined area to initiate a call for assistance. Typical uses of social alarm are to assist elderly or disabled people.
These radio equipment types are capable of operating, for transmission or reception, in all or part of the frequency
bands given in table 1.
Table 1: Frequency bands
869,200 MHz to 869,250 MHz
The present document contains requirements to demonstrate that radio equipment both effectively uses and supports the
efficient use of radio spectrum in order to avoid harmful interference.