Archived—Gazette Notice SMSE-006-06

Department of Industry

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-006-06 — Publication of ICES-001, Issue 4

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is publishing the following document:

Interference-Causing Equipment Standard - 001 (ICES-001): Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) Radio Frequency Radiators, Issue 4.

ICES-001, Issue 4 sets out mandatory requirements for limits and methods of measurement of radio frequency noise emissions from ISM equipment. It was prepared in response to the adoption by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) of CEI/IEC CISPR 11: 2003 (fourth edition, 2003-03) as CSA Standard CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 11-4. This CSA standard is incorporated by reference in ICES-001, Issue 4 for prescribing limits and methods of measurement of radio noise from ISM equipment. This is the latest edition of this international standard and was adopted to maintain harmonization with international requirements.

General Information

The above document will come into force as of the date of publication of this notice.

This document has been coordinated with the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be amended to include this new issue.

Any inquiries regarding ICES-001, Issue 4 should be directed to the Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, telephone: 613-990-4699, fax: 613-991-3961,

Interested parties should submit their comments within 90 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 Director General, Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, title, and notice reference number (SMSE-006-06).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and 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.

June 3, 2006

R.W. McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering

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