CB Notice 2016-01

To:Certification Bodies recognized by Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED)

Re:Publication of RSS-117 Issue 3  


The purpose of this notice is to announce that ISED has published the following standard on January 19th, 2016:

  • Radio Standards Specification 117 (RSS-117), Issue 3,Land and Coast Station Transmitters Operating in the Band 200-535 kHz sets out the technical requirements for the compliance of radio apparatus operating in the frequency band 200 kHz to 535 kHz.

Important Information
This standard came into effect January 19th, 2016 for the purposes of certifying new equipment.
Certification Bodies have one year from the date of publication to amend their recognized scope of accreditation to reflect the new issue of these standards in accordance with ISED procedures for conformity assessment bodies.
Inquiries may submitted online using the General Inquiry form at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ceb-bhst.nsf/frm-eng/EABV-9X4GEH.
Standards are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum under “Official Publications”.

Hughes Nappert
Manager, Regulatory Standards
Innovation, Science and Economic Development

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