Posted on August 25, 2016
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: September 3, 2016
Notice No. SMSE-016-16 — Release of RSS‑210, Issue 9 and SP 462/467 MHz, Issue 2
Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has released an update to the following documents:
- Radio Standards Specifications RSS‑210, Issue 9, Licence‑Exempt Radio Apparatus: Category I Equipment.
- Spectrum Utilization Policy, SP 462/467 MHz, Issue 2, Spectrum Utilization Policy to Permit Licence‑Exempt Devices in the Land Mobile Frequency Sub-bands 462/467 MHz.
Radio Standards Specifications RSS‑210 sets out the requirements for equipment certification of licence‑exempt low‑power radio apparatus for different services.
SP 462/467 MHz, Issue 2, is updated to allow the operation of General Mobile Radio Service‑M (GMRS‑M) in the 462 MHz frequency band and incorporates information from SP 462/467 MHz, Issue 1, and SP 462 MHz into a single policy document. Consequently, SP 462 MHz is now rescinded.
These documents will come into force upon their publication on Spectrum Management and Telecommunications' Official Publications page. (http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf01841.html).
The Radio Equipment Standards list will be amended accordingly.
Interested parties are requested to provide their comments on RSS-210 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 Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.
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Acting Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch