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ISED Radio Standard Specifications, RSS-222, issue 3, February 2021 (Draft)–White Space Devices (WSDs).

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following consultation: RSS-222, issue 3, “White Space Devices (WSDs)”. This standard sets out the certification requirements for licence-exempt, radio apparatus operating in the frequency bands 54-72 MHz, 76-88 MHz, 174-216 MHz, 470-608 MHz and 657-663 MHz, known as white space devices (WSDs)

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ISED White Space Database Specification, DBS-01, issue 3, February 2021 (Draft)–White Space Database Specifications.

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is seeking comments on the following consultation: DBS-01, issue 3, “White Space Database Specifications”. This standard sets out the technical requirements for the designation of a database capable of identifying available channels for use by white space devices (WSDs) in the white space frequency bands (54-72 MHz, 76-88 MHz, 174-216 MHz, 470-608 MHz and 657-663 MHz).

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