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Ottawa, 9 January 1996
Decision CRTC 96-2
Yellowhead Broadcasting Ltd.
Whitecourt, Alberta - 941983900
Licence amendment for CJYR Edson
Pursuant to Public Notice CRTC 1995-123 dated 21 July 1995, the Commission approves the application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CJYR Edson (the originating station), by authorizing the licensee to add an FM transmitter at Whitecourt, operating on frequency 96.7 MHz (channel 244C) with an effective radiated power of 9,000 watts.
The licensee will cease operation of CFYR, the AM transmitter that currently rebroadcasts CJYR, immediately after implementation of the proposed FM transmitter.
The Commission acknowledges the two interventions submitted in opposition to this application and is satisfied with the licensee's reply thereto. Furthermore, the Commission considers that approval of the proposed FM transmitter at Whitecourt would not unduly prejudice any future application to provide a new FM service to this market.
This authority will only be effective and the licence will only be amended at such time as construction of the transmitter is completed and it is prepared to commence operation. If the construction is not completed within twelve months of the date of this decision or, where the applicant applies to the Commission within this period and satisfies the Commission that it cannot complete construction and commence operation before the expiry of this period and that an extension of time is in the public interest, within such further period of time as is approved in writing by the Commission, the licence will not be amended. The applicant is required to advise the Commission (before the expiry of the twelve-month period or any extension thereof) in writing, once it has completed construction and is prepared to commence operation.
The Department of Industry has advised the Commission that this application is conditionally technically acceptable, and that a Broadcasting Certificate 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 will only be granted at such time as written notification is received from the Department of Industry that its technical requirements have been met, and that a Broadcasting Certificate will be issued.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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