Archived—Gazette Notice DGTP-001-06

Department of Industry

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. DGTP-001-06Release of Radio System Policy 06 on the use of 700 MHz Spectrum for Public Safety Applications and Other Limited Use of Broadcasting Spectrum (RP-06)

The purpose of this notice is to announce the release of the Department's policy on the use of designated spectrum in the bands 764-770 MHz and 794-800 MHz (formerly television channels 63 and 68) for public safety applications. This policy establishes the technical and licensing requirements for an orderly and efficient implementation of this valuable spectrum for public safety. In addition, it refines the policy criteria for the limited use of television channels 2 to 59 in support of advanced communications in rural and remote areas. This policy is based on extensive government and industry discussions and previous spectrum policy allocation decisions and proposals, initiated by Canada Gazette notice no. DGTP-002-04, regarding the mobile service allocation decision in the band 746-806 MHz (SP-746 MHz).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and documents 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 7, 2006

Larry Shaw
Director General
Telecommunications Policy Branch

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