Archived — Gazette Notice SMBR-003-05

Department of Industry

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMBR-003-05 — Adoption of Amendment to the FM Multiplex Subcarrier Standards

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is publishing Issue 4 of Broadcasting Procedures and Rules Part 3, Application Procedures and Rules for FM Broadcasting Undertakings (BPR-3) and Issue 2 of Broadcasting Equipment Technical Standards 6, Technical Standards and Requirements for FM Broadcasting Transmitters (BETS-6).

This follows Notice no. SMBR-003-04 which enabled the deployment of additional subcarrier services by making the multiplex subcarrier standard more flexible.

BPR-3 and BETS-6 have been amended to increase to 20% the restriction on the percentage of modulation below 76 kHz.

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and documents referred herein to are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at:

Official printed copies of Canada Gazette notices can be obtained from the Canada Gazette Web site at: or by calling the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 819-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

September 3, 2005

R.W. McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering Branch

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