The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following technical standard: BETS-7 issue 4 – “Technical Standards and Requirements for Apparatus Capable of Receiving Television Broadcasting Signals”. BETS-7 issue 4 establishes the technical standards as well as the technical and administrative requirements for apparatus capable of receiving television broadcasting signals. These apparatus are equipped with a National Television System Committee (NTSC) tuner and/or one or multiple Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) tuners for the reception of television (TV) broadcasting signals.
The following are the main changes:
- updated to the current version of applicable technical standards and associated changes;
- added requirements for apparatus equipped with an ATSC 3.0 tuner;
- updated the testing and labelling to the latest Self-Declaration of Compliance (SDoC) associated with Category II equipment;
- made editorial changes and clarifications, as appropriate.
Comments are due no later than December 5, 2022.