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Ottawa, 28 July 1999

Decision CRTC 99-185

L'Association des radios communautaires acadiennes du Nouveau-Brunswick inc.

Moncton, New Brunswick - 199906062

14 June 1999 Public Hearing
National Capital Region

Licence for a special event

1.  The Commission approves the application for a broadcasting licence for a French-language FM community radio programming undertaking at Moncton to broadcast "Radio Jeunesse 99", from 21 August to 7 September 1999, during the VIIIth summit of French-speaking nations.

2.  Consistent with Public Notice CRTC 1992-38 dated 29 May 1992 entitled Policies for Community and Campus Radio and subject to the requirements of this decision, the Commission will issue a licence for a Type B FM community radio station in effect for the duration of the event, from 21 August to 7 September 1999.

3.  "Radio Jeunesse 99", which will be broadcast 24 hours a day, will reflect the diversity of the cultures and peoples of French-speaking nations. All the programming will be about the "summit" and young people.

Conditions of licence

4.  The licence will be subject to the conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued. By conditions of licence, the licensee must:

·  broadcast no more than 6 minutes of advertising in any hour of broadcast, and broadcast no more than an average of 4 minutes of advertising for every hour of broadcast up to a total of 504 minutes of advertising per week, in accordance with the community radio policy for Type B stations; and

·  broadcast exclusively community programming that respects all the requirements set out in Public Notice CRTC 1992-38.

Other matters

5.  The licence will only be issued and effective when the new station is ready to begin operation.

6.  As proposed, the new FM station will operate on the frequency 91.7 MHz, channel 219C1, with an effective radiated power of 23,840 watts.

7.  The Department of Industry has advised the Commission that this application is conditionally technically acceptable. The Department 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.

8.  In accordance with section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, the Commission will only issue the licence and grant the authority to operate when it receives notification from the
Department of Industry that its technical requirements have been met, and that a Broadcasting Certificate will be issued.

This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be viewed at the following Internet site:

Secretary General

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