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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 Procedure, RSP-102, issue 1, August 2020 (Draft)– Special Authorization Procedure for Terminal, Radio, Broadcasting and Interference-Causing Equipment to be Certified, Registered or Deemed in Compliance with Technical Equipment Standard(s)

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following CONSULTATION: RSP-102, issue 1, “Special Authorization Procedure for Terminal, Radio, Broadcasting and Interference-Causing Equipment to be Certified, Registered or Deemed in Compliance with Technical Equipment Standard(s)” o outlines Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s (ISED) procedure for assessing a special authorization request to allow terminal, radio, broadcasting or interference-causing equipment to deviate from specific requirement(s) of ISED’s technical equipment standard(s).

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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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