Archived—Gazette Notice SMSE-011-07

Department of Industry

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-011-07 - New Issue of RSS-142

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is amending Radio Standards Specification 142 (RSS-142) which sets out certification requirements for Narrowband Multipoint Communication Systems (MCS), including utility telemetry systems in the bands 1429.5-1430.5 MHz and 1493.5-1496.5 MHz.

This new issue is:

Radio Standards Specification 142, Issue 3: Narrowband Multipoint Communication Systems in the Bands 1429.5-1430.5 MHz and 1493.5-1496.5 MHz.

The above document was updated to reflect new changes in equipment and certification requirements.

General Information

RSS-142, Issue 3 will come into force as of the date of publication of this notice.

The document has been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be amended to reflect the above change.

Any inquiries regarding this notice 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 120 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 email 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, Canada K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, publication date, the title, and the notice reference number (SMSE-011-07).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and documents 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 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

November 9, 2007

R.W. McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering Branch

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