CB Notice 2017-05

TO: Certification Bodies recognized by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

RE: Publication of RSS-210, Issue 9, (Amendment)

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is making changes to the following standard:

Effective May 25, 2018, ISED will no longer accept applications for the certification of new low-power apparatus that operate in the bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz. Furthermore, as of November 15, 2018, no low-power apparatus in the bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz may be sold, offered for sale, manufacturered, imported, distributed or leased on the Canadian market.

General information

The Radio Equipment Standards list (http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf06128.html) will be amended accordingly.

Certification Bodies have one year from the date of publication to amend their recognized scope of accreditation to reflect the new release of this standard in accordance with ISED procedures for conformity assessment bodies.

Submitting comments

Comments and suggestions for improving these standards may be submitted online, using the Standard Change Request form at www.ic.gc.ca/res_change.

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Hughes Nappert
Manager, Regulatory Standards
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
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