Gazette Notice SMSE-012-16

Posted on September 1, 2016
Publication Date in the Canada Gazette: September 17, 2016

Notice No. SMSE-012-16 — Release of SPR-002, Issue 1

Notice is hereby given by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada that the following measurement procedure is to be used to demonstrate compliance with the nerve stimulation requirements of RSS-102, Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Compliance of Radiocommunication Apparatus (All Frequency Bands) and it is now available on the Department’s Radio Standards Specifications page.

SPR-002, Issue 1, Supplementary Procedure for Assessing Compliance with RSS-102 Nerve Stimulation Exposure Limits specifies the general test methods to be followed when carrying out an assessment to the nerve stimulation exposure requirements of RSS-102.

The nerve stimulation requirements of RSS-102 will come into force six (6) months after the date of publication of SPR-002. SPR-002 must be used to demonstrate compliance with these requirements.

General information

The review of this document has been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada.

Submitting comments

Interested parties are requested to provide their comments within 60 days of the date of publication of this notice, using the online General Inquiry form at Comments and suggestions for improving these standards may be submitted online, using the Standard Change Request form at

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of the 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

September 1, 2016

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Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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