Archived — Notice SMSE-010-97

Industry Canada

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-010-97Interference-Causing Equipment Standards (ICES)

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is releasing the following documents for public comment:

ICES-001 Interference-Causing Equipment Standard for Industrial, Scientific and Medical Radio Frequency Generators, Issue 3 – Draft.

ICES-002 Interference-Causing Equipment Standard for Spark Ignition Systems of Vehicles and Other Devices Equipped With Internal Combustion Engines, Issue 3 – Draft.

These draft standards were prepared in response to the promulgation of the Radiocommunication Regulations, under which they are to be designated as Category II Equipment Standards. Aside from this, no substantive changes from the current 2nd issues of ICES-001 and ICES-002 are introduced in these draft 3rd issues.

In accordance with Section 20 of the Radiocommunication Regulations, the Category II Equipment Standards List is published in the Canada Gazette Part I and provides a list of all technical standards applicable to interference-causing equipment. The effective date of the above standards will be the publication date of the amended list which will include these standards. Compliance with a listed standard is required in accordance with the Radiocommunication Regulations.

The ICES-001 Issue 3 – Draft and ICES-002 Issue 3 – Draft documents are available at the following Internet WWW addresses : 

Spectrum Management and Telecommunications for the English version


Gestion du spectre et télécommunications for the French version.

Interested parties may submit comments concerning these Interference-Causing Equipment Standards to the:

Director General,
Spectrum Engineering Branch
Department of Industry
300 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C8

within 45 days from the date of publication of this notice. All representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date and the notice reference number.

Dated at Ottawa this 22nd day of November 1997.

R.W. McCaughern

Acting Director General
Spectrum Engineering

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