Posted on November 15, 2017
Publication date in the Canada Gazette: November 25, 2017
Note 1: The deadline for submission of comments has been extended to February 15, 2018 and the deadline for submission of reply comments has been extended to March 2, 2018.
Consultation on the Technical and Policy Framework for for White Space Devices and Consultation on the Technical, Policy and Licensing Framework for Wireless Microphones
The intent of this notice is to announce two public consultations through Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s (ISED) documents entitled SMSE-018-17, Consultation on the Technical and Policy Framework for White Space Devices (http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf11343.html) and SMSE-019-17, Consultation on the Technical, Policy and Licensing Framework for Wireless Microphones (http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf11342.html). These consultations respectively address spectrum utilization by white space devices in the VHF and UHF ranges, and wireless microphones in the UHF and SHF ranges.
To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than January 15, 2018. Respondents are asked to provide their comments in electronic format (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments will be posted on ISED’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ised.gc.ca/spectrum. All comments will be reviewed and considered by ISED in order to arrive at its decisions regarding the above-mentioned proposals.
ISED will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted until January 31, 2018.
Written submissions should be addressed to the Director General, Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 235 Queen Street, 6th floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5.
All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (SMSE-018-17 or SMSE-019-17).
Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on ISED’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ised.gc.ca/spectrum.
Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html.
November 15, 2017
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch