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The Radio Advisory Board of Canada is the national voice for stakeholders of Canada’s radio-frequency spectrum. Together, our members use their collective voice to bring unbiased, expert technical advice on spectrum regulation to the Government of Canada.
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The 2023 winners of the William Taylor Scholarship in Radiocommunications are Harvinder Lethal and Zoe Deveries. Congratulations to both of them.
The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following broadcasting standard: BPR-3 issue 7 (draft) – “Application Procedures and Rules for FM Broadcasting Undertakings.”
BPR-3, issue 7, sets forth specific requirements applicable to FM transmitters in the 88 – 108 MHz band. BPR-3 prescribes the required information for filing broadcasting certificate applications and specifies the technical standards and requirements as well as operational terms and conditions applicable to analog and digital FM broadcasting undertakings.
ISED Standard Radio System Plan SRSP-303.65, Technical Requirements for Wireless Broadband Services (WBS) in the Band 3650-3700 MHz
The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the consultation of SRSP-303.5 Issue 3. This new issue of SRSP-303.65 reflects decisions specified in SLPB-002-21, Decision on the Technical and Policy Framework for the 3650-4200 MHz Band and Changes to the Frequency Allocation of the 3500-3650 MHz Band. In particular, revisions reflect the moratorium in place on issuing new licences for wireless broadband services (WBS) and/or deployment of new stations in the frequency band 3650-3700 MHz in certain areas, and the coexistence measures between WBS and other services. These changes can be found in sections 2 and 6 of the SRSP. The remainder of the SRSP remains mostly unchanged.
ISED Standard Radio System Plan SRSP-521, Technical Requirements for Non-Competitive Local Licensed Services, including Fixed and/or Mobile Systems, and Flexible Use Broadband Systems, in the Band 3900 – 3980 MHz.
The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the consultation of SRSP-521 issue 1. This standard specifies the technical requirements for the efficient use of the band 3900-3980 MHz for non-competitive local licensed services and applies to fixed and mobile systems, including flexible use broadband systems, operating in the band.