Notice No. SMSE-001-17 — Release of RSS-131, issue 3
Notice is hereby given by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has released the following document:
- Radio Standards Specification RSS-131, issue 3, Zone Enhancers.
This document will come into force upon its publication on Spectrum Management and Telecommunications' official publications Web page (http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf01841.html).
RSS-131 sets out the certification requirements for zone enhancers/signal boosters, including Distributed Antenna Systems and External Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers, used in conjunction with licensed radio equipment in certain radio services.
It should be noted that a transition period ending six (6) months following the publication of RSS-131, issue 3, on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site (www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum) is being provided, within which compliance with either RSS-131, issue 3 or issue 2, will be accepted. After that time, only compliance with RSS-131, issue 3, will be accepted.
The Radio Equipment Standards list will be amended to reflect the above change.
Interested parties are requested to provide their comments on RSS-131 within 90 days of the date of publication of this notice using the online General inquiry form at www.ic.gc.ca/res_general. Comments and suggestions for improving these standards may be submitted online, using the Standard change request form at www.ic.gc.ca/res_change.
Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Website at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.
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Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch