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Ottawa, 6 February 1996
Decision CRTC 96-45
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Moncton and Lamèque, New Brunswick - 950946400
 Addition of a transmitter
Following Public Notice CRTC 1995-202 dated 28 November 1995, the Commission approves the application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CBAF-FM Moncton (the originating station), by authorizing the licensee to add an FM mono transmitter at Lamèque, operating on frequency 90.3 MHz (channel 212A) with an effective radiated power of 930 watts.
 The applicant has indicated that the new transmitter will provide a better quality signal to the eastern part of the Acadian Peninsula.
 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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