Archived—Gazette Notice SMSE-003-06

Department of Industry

Telecommunications Act

Notice No. SMSE-003-06 CS-03 Part VIII, Issue 9, Amendment 2

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is releasing Amendment 2 to Issue 9 of Compliance Specification 03, Part VIII.

This amendment introduces the following changes to Part VIII of CS-03:

  • all technical requirements applicable to XDSL equipment connected at the U-C interface point have been removed;
  • the total transmitted power allowed for Extended SHDSL equipment has been increased from 13.5 dBm to 14 dBm; and
  • Section 1.6, Deployment Guidelines, has been moved to Appendix A.

Amendment 2 to Issue 9 of CS-03 will come into effect upon publication of this notice.

Interested parties should submit their comments within 75 days of the date of publication of this notice. Shortly after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on Industry Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at:

Submitting Comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or ASCII TXT) to the following e-mail address: along with a note specifying the software, version number and operating system used.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Chairman of the Terminal Attachment Program Advisory Committee (TAPAC), Industry Canada, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, KIA 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title, and the notice reference number (SMSE-003-06).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and the document referred to are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at:

Official printed copies of Canada Gazette notices can be obtained from the Canada Gazette Web site at: or by calling the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 819-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

March 14, 2006

R.W. McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering Branch

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