BETS-3 — Technical Standard and Requirements for Radio Apparatus that Form Part of a Master Antenna Television (MATV) Broadcasting Undertaking
November 1, 1996
Broadcasting Equipment Technical Standard
This document establishes technical standards and requirements for radio apparatus that form part of a broadcasting undertaking.
A Broadcasting Certificate is not required in respect of a radio apparatus that form part of a Master Antenna Television (MATV) broadcasting undertaking providing a TAC has been issued for the radio apparatus.
1.1 This document establishes technical standards and requirements applicable to radio apparatus that form part of a Master Antenna Television (MATV) broadcasting undertaking.
1.2 MATV undertakings whose radio apparatus comply with the technical standards and requirements of this document are exempted from having to hold a Broadcasting Certificate.
1.3 However, MATV undertakings whose radio apparatus do not comply with the technical standards and requirements presented in this document require a Broadcasting Certificate, pursuant to the Radiocommunication Act.
1.4 The MATV undertaking must be installed, operated or possessed as part of a broadcasting receiving undertaking of a class that is not required to be licensed under the Broadcasting Act, pursuant to the "Master Antenna Television Systems Licensing Exemption", CRTC Public Notice 1983-255, as amended from time to time.
1.5 The MATV undertaking must not be connected over or under any public street or highway except in the case of an undertaking carried on by a condominium corporation, or by a registered cooperative society, all of whose members reside on the land on which the undertaking is situated, or by an educational institution, including the residential building owned by and forming part of the institution.
2.1 The operation of the radio apparatus installed in the MATV undertaking described above must be limited to the reception of radiocommunications.
2.2 The radio apparatus installed in the MATV undertaking is not permitted to distribute or utilize signals in the frequency ranges 108 to 137 MHz and 328.6 to 335.4 MHz.
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