Licence-exempt Radio Apparatus Standards List

Standards in the Licence-exempt Radio Apparatus Standards List, October 2013, meet the requirements of Section 15 of the Radiocommunication Regulations. Equipment certification requires the use of latest standard issues available from the Radio Standards Specifications page.

To request a PDF copy of these issues please email ic.consultationradiostandards-consultationnormesradio.ic@canada.ca.

  • RSS-Gen — General Requirements and Information for the Certification of Radio Apparatus
    Issue 3, December 2010
  • RSS-210 — Low-power Licence-exempt Radiocommunication Devices (All Frequency Bands): Category I Equipment
    Issue 8, December 2010
  • RSS-213 — 2 GHz Licence-exempt Personal Communications Service Devices (LE-PCS)
    Issue 2, December 2005
  • RSS-215 — Analogue Scanner Receivers
    Issue 2, June 2009
  • RSS-220 — Devices Using Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Technology
    Issue 1, March 2009
  • RSS-236 — General Radio Service Equipment Operating in the Band 26.960 to 27.410 MHz (Citizens Band)
    Issue 1, November 2012
  • RSS-243 — Active Medical Implants Operating in the 402-405 MHz Band
    Issue 3, February 2010
  • RSS-288 — Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
    Issue 1, January 2012
  • RSS-310 — Licence-exempt Radio Apparatus (All Frequency Bands): Category II Equipment
    Issue 3, December 2010
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