Sigfox Certification tests

This page is dedicated to the Sigfox certification tests. It contains essential documents such as specifications, test plans, and test procedures with the Radio Signal Analyzer (RSA).

Here you can learn about tests required for the Sigfox certifications.

New Certification Baseline will be available soon!

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Center frequency Data Rate Sigfox Recommended EIRP Spectrum access
Uplink 868.8 MHz 100 bps 16 dBm DC 1 %
Downlink 869.1 MHz 600 bps - -
Disclaimer: This is a draft release subject to potential change until final release expected in S1 2020. THE CONTENT OF THE DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN INDICATIVE BASIS. IN NO EVENT SIGFOX SHALL BE LIABLE FOR THE RELIABILITY, EFFECTIVENESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT.

What is the Sigfox Certification Baseline (CBL)

Sigfox Certification baseline (CBL) is a fixed reference point defining all necessary material to perform Sigfox certification tests.

As Sigfox technology evolves, the Certification Baseline has a lifecycle associated with the content of the evolved baseline. The different steps of CBL are defined below:

 The rules associated to the lifecycle of the CBL are the followings:

  • A new CBL becomes mandatory in average 3 months after being released
  • When a CBL becomes mandatory, the previous mandatory one becomes obsolete
  • From the moment the new CBL version is released, it can be used for certification
  • If a device includes a new feature, which associated testing is not included in current mandatory CBL version, it must use the new released CBL as soon as it is available.
  • Maximum time between submission and granted certification is 6 months.