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Ottawa, 4 june 1999

Decision CRTC 99-131

Radio Mégantic ltée

Thetford Mines, Quebec - 199903026 - 199903141

Applications processed by
Public Notice CRTC 1999-73
dated 30 April 1999

Extension of simulcast period and power increase for CKLD-FM

1. The Commission approves the application to extend to 31 August 1999, the period of time during which the licensee is permitted to simulcast the programming of CKLD on the new FM station authorized in Decision CRTC 98-472 (CKLD-FM).

2. The Commission also approves the application by CKLD-FM Thetford Mines to increase the effective radiated power from 3,000 watts to 6,000 watts.

3. The licensee has indicated that the power increase should allow it to provide adequate service to the municipalities of Black Lake, Coleraine and Disraëli.

4. The Commission authorizes the licensee to operate the undertaking on the basis of the contours and particulars resulting from the above-mentioned change.

5. In the event that NAV/COM should be tested, the Department of Industry will only issue a Broadcasting Certificate once it has determined that the proposed technical parameters will not create any unacceptable interference with aeronautical NAV/COM services.

6. In accordance with section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, the above-mentioned authority will only be valid when the Department of Industry certifies to the Commission that its technical requirements have been met and that a Broadcasting Certificate has been or will be issued.

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