Archived — Gazette Notice SMSE-011-05

Department of Industry

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-011-05 — New Issue of Radio Standards Specification 132 (RSS-132)

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is releasing Issue 1 of Radio Standards Specification 132, which sets out requirements for the certification of transmitters and receivers for cellular systems in the 824-849 MHz and 869-894 MHz bands employing new technologies.

This RSS was updated in order to include new technical specifications to account for technology changes of cellular devices. This issue was also reformatted as a result of the relocation to RSS-Gen of the general requirements common to all or most RSSs. This revised RSS is:

Radio Standards Specifications 132, Issue 1, Cellular Telephones Employing New Technologies Operating in the Bands 824-849 MHz and 869-894 MHz (RSS-132)

General Information

The above document will come into force as of the date of publication of this notice.

This document has been coordinated with the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be amended to reflect the above change.

Any inquiries regarding this notice should be directed to the Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, telephone: 613-990-4699, fax: 613-991-3961, email:

Interested parties should submit their comments within 90 days of the date of publication of this notice. Shortly after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on the Industry Canada Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at:

Submitting Comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or ASCII TXT) to the following
email address:, along with a note specifying the software, version number and operating system used.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Director General, Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, publication date, the title, and the notice reference number (SMSE-011-05).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of this notice and documents referred 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 19, 2005


R.W McCaughern
Director General
Spectrum Engineering

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