Archived — Notice No. SMSE-002-02

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-002-02

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is amending the Radio Standards Procedure 100 (RSP-100) which specifies the procedural requirements to be followed and the information to be submitted by an applicant wishing to obtain certification of radiocommunication apparatus or broadcasting equipment, from the Certification and Engineering Bureau of Industry Canada. The amended version is:

Radio Standards Procedure 100 (RSP-100), Issue 8, Radio Equipment Certification Procedure.

The new version of RSP-100 incorporates updated procedures for the certification of radio equipment.

It should be noted that the Company Number (CN) used in the labelling requirements section of this document hereby supercedes the use of the Certificate Holder Number (CHN) as published in Gazette Notice SMSE-027-01.

Issue 8, of RSP-100, will take effect as of the date of publication of this notice.

Notice is also given that Industry Canada is amending Radio Standards Specification 131 (RSS-131) which sets out minimum requirements for the certification of Zone Enhancers for the Land Mobile Service. The amended version is:

Radio Standards Specification 131 (RSS-131), Issue 1, Revision 2 (Provisional), Zone Enhancers for the Land Mobile Service.

The new revision of RSS-131 modifies the terminology and format used in the document. A list of the main changes is provided in the document's preface. The amendments made to RSS-131 have been coordinated with the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC). The new revision will take effect as of the date of publication of this notice.

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists, available on the Industry Canada Internet site, will be amended to reflect the above change.

Interested parties may submit comments on the new versions of RSP-100 and RSS-131 to the Director General, Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0C8, within 90 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 preferably 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 in the development of the next issue of the documents. Shortly after the close of the comment period, comments received, if any, will be posted on Industry Canada's Web site at: (English version)

Any inquiries on this notice should be directed to the Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, telephone: 613-990-4699, fax: 613-990-3158, e-mail:

Note that the above RSP, RSS and the Radio Equipment Technical Standards List are also available in English and French on the same Web site.

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: 


DLS, St-Joseph Print Group Inc.
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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