Chelmerland Limited
An Engineering, Research, Design & EMC Consultancy
Specialising in RF Design
Surplus Test Equipment , Components & Connectors


The Company was established in 1983 as a pure RF design facility. We now offer a wide range of electronics design, EMC, test and low volume manufacturing services.

We have experience in areas as diverse as low frequency propagation research to a complete spread spectrum wireless design for production. Most of our work is centered on RF design but we can also offer assistance with all aspects of a project from feasibility to post production.

Our informal co-operation agreement with an EMC test house enables us to offer EMC and type approval consultancy for our clients' products. We are based in Essex close to the A12 and M25 and also provide services at clients' sites.


Chelmerland Limited was established in 1983 to provide applied research and communications engineering consultancy services. Some of our projects are listed below:

  • Measurement systems for radio and TV from VLF to satellite bands.
  • A 900/1800MHz antenna tuning unit design and pre-type approval radiation measurements for a GSM terminal.
  • A study into the feasibility of video over IP wireless links for a specialist application.
  • 900MHz GSM antenna design and evaluation
  • 2.4GHz antenna design
  • Integration of GSM modems within customers hand-held terminals
  • Preparation and submission for type approval of an 802.11 WLAN card
  • Design of RF modules for a specialised GSM test set
  • Design of a low frequency measurement receiver
  • ECM/ESM system & circuit design
  • Specialised microwave receiver design.
  • Chip and wire hybrid design and production assistance
  • LF/MF propagation research.
  • LF/MF antenna and measurement equipment research & design.
  • In building, propagation research.
  • UHF receiver development to production
  • Analogue signal processing systems and circuit design
  • Receive only satellite equipment (C, S and Ku bands).
  • Microwave television link, design & manufacture
  • PCN and DECT system design.
  • Project and sub-contractor management
  • Assistance to test and production departments

Here is a recent case study of a design for a sub-system within a cable TV installers' meter.

The board shown is a 2.4GHz WLAN, PCMCIA sized radio which was designed to operate with the customer's existing proprietary networking system. This was mainly an RF project but included an embedded processor for housekeeping and synthesiser control. This design was completed in 1996.

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We offer a range of services, which are applicable to most phases of a project, from concept to production. We can provide systems and circuit design, design for production, assistance with test problems, EMC and type approval services and project management. Through our association with a CAD/CAM provider, we have RF printed circuit (PCB) layout design capabilities. When required, we can supply drawings in Cadstar, Pads, Easy-PC or Autocad formats.

  • Propagation research VLF to microwave.
  • RF Power amplifier design and manufacture.
  • Antenna design, characterisation and manufacture.
  • Analogue circuit and systems design.
  • Low power radio product design.
  • Wireless data systems, circuit and product design.
  • Video system, circuit and product design.
  • VLF to microwave designs.
  • Instrumentation and measurement systems.
  • Ultra low power and energy harvesting designs.
  • FPGA and embedded micro designs to support RF systems.
  • ECM and Broadband systems and circuit design.
  • Wireless and mobile 'phone circuits and systems design and assistance to production and test.
  • Assistance with type approval and CE marking.
  • PCB layout for RF circuits using Cadstar, Pads or Easy-PC.
  • Technical and product photography.
  • Specialised UV/IR (350-1100nm) and macro photography.
  • Manufacture and testing of prototypes and small production runs.

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