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The RABC frequently creates working groups to respond to consultations. To have your name added to the working group, please contact the General Manager (david@rabc-cccr.ca).

ISED Radio Standards Specification RSS-181, Issue 2, Coast and Ship Station Equipment Operating in the Maritime Service in the Frequency Range 1605-28000 kHz

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following standard. RSS-181, Issue 2, Coast and Ship Station Equipment Operating in the Maritime Service in the Frequency Range 1605-28000 kHz sets out certification requirements for equipment operating in the maritime service in the frequency range 1605 – 28000 kHz.

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ISED Radio Standards Procedure RSP-100, Issue 12, Certification of Radio Apparatus and Broadcasting Equipment.

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following consultation. RSP-100, Issue 12: Certification of Radio Apparatus and Broadcasting Equipment sets out the certification procedure for radio apparatus and broadcasting equipment which fall under Radio Standards Specifications (RSSs) and Broadcasting Equipment Technical Standards (BETSs), respectively.

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ISED Standard Radio System Plan, SRSP-518, Issue 2 – Technical Requirements for Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) in the Bands 698 756 MHz and 777-787 MHz and for Bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz in the 600 MHz Band

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on SRSP-518 Issue 2: Technical Requirements for Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) in the Bands 698 756 MHz and 777-787 MHz and for Bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz in the 600 MHz Band sets out the technical requirements for the operation of Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) in the bands 698-756 MHz and 777-787 MHz and for bands 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz in the 600 MHz Band.

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Review of Safety Code 6 Compliance Requirements for Broadcasters

On May 19, 2017, the Department officially announced its new Client-Based Safety Code 6 Reporting Program by sending letters to broadcasters across the country. These letters indicated that for broadcasting certificates expiring on August 31, 2017, operators must submit Safety Code 6 compliance information by July 31, 2017. Members of the Broadcast Industry and technical consultants have identified some potential improvements that could be made to the program. The RABC has created a working group to explore the reporting program and to better understand the challenges associated with the July 31st deadline.

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