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Ottawa, 21 April 1994
Decision CRTC 94-164
Native Communication Inc.
Cormorant, Duck Bay, Grand Rapids, Pikwitonei and Split Lake, Manitoba- 931477400 - 931478200 - 931479000 - 931480800 - 931481600
Addition of transmitters
Pursuant to Public Notice CRTC 1994-17 dated 2 March 1994, the Commission approves the applications to amend the broadcasting licence for the native radio programming undertaking CINC-FM Thompson (the originating station), by authorizing the licensee to add FM transmitters at the communities noted above, each operating on the frequency 96.9 MHz (channel 245), with an effective radiated power of 10.4 watts for Cormorant, 18.56 watts for Duck Bay, 10 watts for Grand Rapids, 10.8 watts for Pikwitonei and 10.44 watts for Split Lake.
With regard to the Cormorant, Duck Bay, Pikwitonei and Split Lake transmitters, the Department of Communications (DOC) has advised the Commission that these applications are conditionally technically acceptable, and that Broadcasting Certificates will only be issued once it has been determined that the proposed technical parameters will not create any unacceptable interference with aeronautical NAV/COM services.
In accordance with subsection 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, the Commission will only issue the licence amendment, and the authority granted herein may only be implemented, at such time as written notification is received from the DOC that its technical requirements have been met, and that Broadcasting Certificates will be issued.
This approval is subject to the requirement that construction of the transmitting facilities be completed and that they be in operation within twelve months of the date of receipt of the DOC certification referred to in the preceding paragraph, or where the licensee applies to the Commission within this period and satisfies the Commission that it cannot complete construction and commence operations before the expiry of the stated period and that an extension is in the public interest, within such further periods of time as are approved in writing by the Commission.
Should construction not be completed within the period stipulated in this decision or, should the Commission refuse to approve an extension of time requested by the licensee, the authority granted shall lapse and become null and void upon expiry of the period of time granted herein or upon the termination of the last approved extension period.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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