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Gazette Notice SMSE-016-17

Published on November 15, 2017
Publication in Canada Gazette: November 25, 2017

Notice No. SMSE-016-17—Release of RSS-210, issue 9 (amendment)

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is making changes to the following standard:

•  Radio Standard Specification RSS-210, issue 9 (amendment), Licence-Exempt Radio Apparatus: Category I Equipment

Effective May 25, 2018, the Department will no longer accept applications for the certification of new low-power apparatus that operate in the bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz. Furthermore, as of November 15, 2018, no low-power apparatus in the bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz may be sold, offered for sale, manufactured, imported, distributed or leased on the Canadian market.

General information

The Radio Equipment Standards list ( will be amended accordingly.

Submitting comments

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

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at

November 2017

Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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