Open Consultations

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 Interference-Causing Equipment Standard, ICES-002, issue 7, January 2020 – Vehicles, Boats and Other Devices Equipped with Internal Combustion Engines, Traction Batteries or Both

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following: ICES-002, issue 7, “Vehicles, Boats and Other Devices Equipped with Internal Combustion Engines, Traction Batteries or Both” sets out limits and methods of measurement of radio frequency emissions, as well as administrative requirements.

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ISED Interference-Causing Equipment Standard, ICES-001, issue 5, January 2020 – Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) Equipment

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following CONSULTATION: ICES-001, issue 5, “Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) Equipment” sets the minimum requirements applicable to industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) equipment. These requirements include limits for and methods of measurement of radiated and conducted radio frequency emissions produced by ISM equipment, as well as administrative requirements applicable to such equipment.

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ISED Radio Standards Specification, RSS-125, issue 3, January 2020 – Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 1.705 to 30 MHz

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the consultation of RSS-125, issue 3, “Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 1.705 to 30 MHz”. sets out the certification requirements for licensed radio apparatus operating in the land mobile and fixed services allocated within the 1.705 MHz to 30 MHz frequency band.

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ISED Standard Radio System Plan, SRSP-520, issue 1, December 2019 – Technical Requirements for Flexible Use Broadband Systems in the Band 3450-3650 MHz

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the consultation of SRSP-520, issue 1, “Technical Requirements for Flexible Use Broadband Systems in the Band 3450-3650 MHz”. This Standard Radio System Plan (SRSP) sets out the minimum technical requirements for the efficient use of the band 3450-3650 MHz by flexible use (mobile and fixed) broadband systems.

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ISED Radio Standards Specification, RSS-192, issue 4, December 2019 – Flexible Use Broadband Equipment Operating in the Band 3450-3650 MHz

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the consultation of RSS-192, issue 4, “Equipment Operating in the Flexible Use Service in the Band 3450-3650 MHz”. This standard sets out the requirements for equipment certification of flexible use equipment used in fixed and/or mobile services operating in the band 3450-3650 MHz.

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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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