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Public Notice

Ottawa, 30 April 1993
Public Notice CRTC 1993-44
The Commission, pursuant to subsection 9(4) of the Broadcasting Act, by this order, exempts from the requirements of Part 1 of the Act and any regulations, those persons carrying on broadcasting undertakings of the class defined by the following criteria:
The purpose of these radio programming undertakings is to make available to employees of temporary mining, logging and other such temporary installations, rebroadcasts of Canadian radio stations, for the duration of the use of the installation.
1. The undertaking operates between 525 and 1705 kHz in the AM frequency band, or between 88 and 108 MHz in the FM frequency band.
2. The undertaking broadcasts at a power of less than 100 watts transmitter power for AM, or with an Effective Radiated Power (ERP) of 50 watts or less for FM.
3. The undertaking operates in an area that is not within the 0.5 millivolt per metre (mV/m) daytime contour of a protected AM station licensed by the Commission, or the 0.5 mV/m realistic contour of a protected FM station licensed by the Commission, broadcasting in the same language as the undertaking.
4. The Commission would not be prohibited from licensing the undertaking by virtue of any direction to the Commission by the Governor in Council.
5. The undertaking meets all technical requirements of the Department of Communications and has acquired all authorizations or certificates prescribed by the Department.
6. The undertaking is operated by or on behalf of the person who owns or leases all of the property on which the undertaking is situated and who supplies the population of the installation served by the undertaking with such common amenities as food and shelter.
7. The undertaking discontinues operation upon completion of the work project.
8. The undertaking originates no programming itself.
9. The undertaking distributes, without curtailment or alteration, the signal of a Canadian station licensed or exempted by the Commission.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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