Archived — Notice No. SMSE-005-00

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-005-00

  1. Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is amending the following Radio Standards Specification (RSS). The amended version is:
  2. Notice is also given that Industry Canada is making editorial changes to the following Radio Standards Specification (RSS), including a reference to RSS-102 entitled Evaluation Procedure for Mobile and Portable Radio Transmitters with respect to Health Canada's Safety Code 6 for Exposure of Humans to Radio Frequency Fields. The amended versions are:
    1. Radio Standards Specification 125 (RSS-125), Issue 2, Rev. 1, Land Mobile and Fixed Radio Transmitters and Receivers, 1.705 to 50 MHz, Primarily Amplitude Modulated.
    2. Radio Standards Specification 131 (RSS-131), Issue 1, Rev. 1, Radio Signal Enhancers for the Mobile Telephone Service.
    3. Radio Standards Specification 134 (RSS-134), Issue 1, Rev. 1, 900 MHz Narrowband Personal Communication Service.
    4. Radio Standards Specification 187 (RSS-187), Issue 3, Rev. 2, Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons, Emergency Locator Transmitters and Personal Locator Beacons.
  3. These amendments 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.

Interested parties may submit comments on revised RSS-119 to the Director General, Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0C8, or at the e-mail address: 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 sent by regular mail should be submitted in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or ASCII TXT) on a diskette 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: 613-990-4699fax: 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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