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.

Essential documents for Sigfox testing

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Be prepared for Sigfox Radiated performance Tests 1.0.0 1.0.0
Be prepared for Sigfox RF & Protocol Tests 3.8.1 4.0.1

 

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Radiated performance test specifications

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox Radiated Performance Specification V5 V6
Sigfox Radiated Performance Test Plan V5 V6

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC1 documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC1 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC1 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC1 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC1 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC2 documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC2 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC2 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC2 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC2 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC3 documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC3c Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC3c Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC3c Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC3c Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC4 documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC4 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC4 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC4 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC4 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC5 documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC5 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC5 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC5 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC5 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC6 documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC6 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC6 Uplink Downlink 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC6 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC6 Uplink Downlink Monarch 3.8.1 4.0.1

Sigfox RF & Protocol RC7* documents

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC7 Uplink Downlink - 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC7 Uplink Downlink - 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Specification RC7 Uplink Downlink Monarch - 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Plan RC7 Uplink Downlink Monarch - 4.0.1

*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.

Pre-testing with the Radio Signal Analyzer and SDR Dongle

Mandatory CBL Sept 2018 Released CBL Nov 2019
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC1 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC2 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC3c 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC4 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC5 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC6 3.8.1 4.0.1
Sigfox RF & Protocol Test Procedure Using RSA and SDR-Dongle for RC7 - 4.0.1