Gazette Notice SMSE-002-16

Posted on January 19, 2016

Radiocommunication Act

Notice No. SMSE-002-16 — Release of ICES-003, Issue 6

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is releasing the following document:

  • Interference-Causing Equipment Standard ICES-003, Issue 6: Information Technology Equipment (including Digital Apparatus) – Limits and Methods of Measurement.

It should be noted that a transition period ending three (3) months following the publication of ICES-003 Issue 6 on the Department’s website ( is being provided, within which compliance with either ICES-003, Issue 5 or Issue 6, will be accepted. After that time, only compliance with ICES-003, Issue 6, will be accepted.

General Information

The review of ICES-003 has been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada.

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be amended accordingly.

Submitting Comments

Interested parties are requested to provide their comments within 90 days of the date of publication of this notice using the online General Inquiry form at Comments and suggestions for improving this standard may be submitted online using the Standard Change Request form at

Obtaining Copies

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

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at

January 2016

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Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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