Archived — Notice No. SMSE-001-00

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-001-00

  1. Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is releasing the following new standard documents:

    1. Radio Standards Specification 139 (RSS-139), Issue 1 (Provisional), Licensed Radiocommunication Devices in the Band 2400-2483.5 MHz.

    2. Radio Standards Specification 191 (RSS-191), Issue 1 (Provisional), Local Multipoint Communication Systems in the 28 GHz Band; Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint Broadband Communication Systems in the 24 GHz and 38 GHz Bands.

  2. Notice is also given that Industry Canada is amending the following Radio Standards Specification (RSS). The amended version is:

    1. Radio Standards Specification 210 (RSS-210), Issue 3, Low Power Licence-Exempt Radiocommunication Devices (All Frequency Bands).

      A summary of the main changes is provided in the preface of the above document.

  3. These amendments and the new standards have been coordinated with the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

  4. The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists in the Industry Canada Internet site are also being amended to reflect the above changes.

These standards are effective as of February 5, 2000. Interested parties may submit comments on the above documents to the Director General, Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0C8, within 60 days of the date of publication of this notice. All representations must cite the Canada Gazette Part I, publication date, and the Notice reference number. Comments should be submitted in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or ASCII TXT) to facilitate posting on the Department's Web site. Documents submitted should be sent with a note specifying the software, version number and operating system used.

Comments received will be taken into account following which a new issue may be published. Shortly after the close of the comment period, comments received, if any, will be posted on Industry Canada's Web site:

Any inquiries on this Notice should be directed to: Manager, Radio Equipment Standards; E-mail:; telephone: 613-990-4699/fax: (613) 990-3158.

Note that the above RSSs and the Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists are available in English and French on the Internet at: World Wide Web (WWW), (English version); (French version).

Hard copies of the documents are available, for a fee, from:

Tyrell Press Ltd.
2714 Fenton Road, Gloucester, Ontario K1T 3T7 Canada
toll-free telephone: 
United States toll-free telephone: 
Worldwide telephone: 


Canada Communications Group
45 Sacré-CoeurBoulevard Hull, Quebec K1A 0S7 Canada
toll-free telephone:
Canada toll-free facsimile: 
Worldwide telephone:
Worldwide facsimile:

R.W. McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering

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