Archived—Gazette Notice SMSE-002-07

Department of Industry
Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-002-07 — Amendment of Interference-Causing Equipment Standards ICES-002 and ICES-005

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is amending the following Interference-Causing Equipment Standards: ICES-002, which sets out standards for radio noise emissions from spark ignition systems of vehicles and other devices equipped with internal combustion engines, and ICES-005, which sets out standards for radio noise emissions from Radio Frequency Lighting Devices (RFLDs). These documents are:

ICES-002, Issue 4 is being released to harmonize Industry Canada requirements for spark ignition systems and internal combustion engines with those of U.S. auto manufacturers, by referencing the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) adaptation of the international standard CISPR 12.

ICES-005, Issue 2 is being released to harmonize Industry Canada requirements for RFLDs with those of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Part 18 for conducted emissions limits.

General Information

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

These documents have been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be amended to include the relevant changes.

Any inquiries regarding this should be directed to the Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, telephone: 613-990-4699, fax: 613-991-3961, email:

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 website 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-002-07).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and document referred to are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed on the Canada Gazette website at: Printed copies of the notices can be ordered by calling the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 819-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

February 10, 2007

R.W. McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering Branch

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