Gazette Notice SMSE-009-16

Notice No. SMSE-009-16 — Release of RSS-199, Issue 3

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has released an update to the following documents:

Radio Standards Specifications RSS-199, issue 3, Broadband Radio Service (BRS) Equipment Operating in the Band 2500-2690 MHz

Radio Standards Specifications RSS-199 sets out the requirements for certification of BRS equipment in the frequency band 2500-2690 MHz.

It should be noted that a transition period ending six (6) months following the publication of RSS-199, issue 3, on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website ( is being provided, within which compliance with either RSS-199, issue 3 or issue 2, will be accepted. After that time, only compliance with RSS-199, issue 3, will be accepted.

General information

The Radio equipment standards list will be amended accordingly.

Submitting comments

Interested parties are requested to provide their comments on RSS-199 within 90 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 documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at

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December 2016

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Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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