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NY B88154

August 12, 1997

CLA-2-90:TC:A15: MLL B88154


TARIFF NO.: 9030.89.0000, 8543.20.0000

Mr. Nathan Lampert
Techcomp International, Ltd.
5007 Concord Avenue
Great Neck, NY 11020

RE: The tariff classification of a Bit Pattern Generator and an Error Analyzer from Germany.

Dear Mr. Lampert:

In your letter dated July 29, 1997 you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The model SHF BPG20GIG bit pattern generator (BPG) and the model SHF EA20GIG error analyzer (EA) will be imported separately. Both devices are used in testing communications equipment. The BPG is capable of generating both electrical and optical signals. A signal is sent to the device being tested and also to an analyzer like the EA unit which then compares the signals. The applicable subheading for the BPG20GIG bit pattern generator will be 8543.20.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Electrical machines and apparatus, having functions not specified or included elsewhere in chapter 85: Signal Generators. The rate of duty will be 3.1 percent ad valorem. The applicable subheading for the EA20GIG error analyzer will be 9030.89.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and other instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking electrical quantities,... :Other instruments and apparatus:Other. The rate of duty will be 3 percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Linda S. Broadnax

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