Services & Facilities

The ECS Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Test Facility


EMC Confidence and Pre-Compliance Testing Services

For over 25 years Enterprise Control Systems Ltd (ECS) has supplied mission critical surveillance data links and RF inhibition systems in support of major event security around the world. Founded in 1988 ECS is a proven and trusted British supplier to the UK MOD, the UK Police and Security Services and to over 40 other countries’ specialist military and government users.

ECS has a custom built semi anechoic chamber used for in-house product development and pre-compliance testing which is available to hire to outside organisations. The chamber is partially lined with ferrite tiles and hybrid RF absorbers.


EMC Test Facility Chamber Specification:
• Dimensions: L = 30.9 m, W = 7.24 m, H = 3.98 m 24m range for vehicles
RF hybrid absorbers 0.3m long partially applied to walls & ceiling
• Vehicle Access: 3.33 m high x 4 m wide
• Exhaust Extraction: 2,000 m3 / hour
• L1 GPS Repeater
• Turntable: 5 m diameter, 20 tonnes max load, 1° increments, +/-0.2° accuracy
• Screening Efficiency: IEEE-299/MIL-STD-285/EN50147-1 (10 kHz – 18 GHz)
• Normalised Attenuation: ANSI C63.4 (80 MHz to 18 GHz)
• Test System Noise Floor: DEF-STAN 59-411, DRE03 Class A

• Radiated Emissions: 9 kHz to 18 GHz
• Conducted Emissions AC & DC, 9 kHz to 200 MHz
• ESD Testing Contact and Air Discharge up to 30 KV
• Product Safety Assessments, Safe Approach Measurements
• Vehicle and Occupant Safety Check
• Vehicle Mounted Antenna Testing
RF Inhibition Testing
• Complex Antenna System Radiation Patterns
• Antenna Radiation Patterns from 400 MHz to 18 GHz
• A range of EMC and RF test equipment provided
• Three Phase @ 32 Amps and numerous DC supplies
• Ability to provide single phase AC supply to 400 Hz
• Custom control software to perform automated test profiles
• Rural Location
• Self contained EMC facility independent of ECS
• Short notice availability and flexible, responsive service
• ISO 9001 and DAOS certified

• An EMC Technician is provided to operate the EMC chamber facility and software
• Engineering resource and EMC Experts are available to provide design assistance to achieve compliance
• Experienced in Aerospace, Automotive and Military test Standards

Additional test equipment can be hired or alternatively customer provided.

If you have any further questions, please contact


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