CB Notice 2017-03

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

RE: Publication of RSS-131, Issue 3 (update)

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is making changes to the compliance terms of the following standard:

  • Radio Standards Specification RSS-131, Issue 3, Zone Enhancers

  • After January 1, 2018 all zone enhancers sold, offered for sale, manufactured, imported, distributed or leased on the Canadian market must comply with RSS-131 Issue 3. Equipment certified under a previous issue must be evaluated to ensure it is compliant to issue 3. If compliant to Issue 3, equipment will not require a permissive change filing.

    General information

    The Radio Equipment Standards list (http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf06128.html) will be amended accordingly.

    Certification Bodies have one year from the date of publication to amend their recognized scope of accreditation to reflect the new issue of this standard in accordance with ISED procedures for conformity assessment bodies.

    Submitting comments

    Comments and suggestions for improving these standards may be submitted online, using the Standard Change Request form at www.ic.gc.ca/res_change.

    Obtaining copies

    Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

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