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Ottawa, 19 October 1999
Decision CRTC 99-477
Masset Haida Television Society
Masset and Haida, British Columbia - 199905502
16 August 1999 Public Hearing
National Capital Region
New radiocommunication distribution undertaking
1. The Commission approves the application for a broadcasting licence to carry on a radiocommunication distribution undertaking to serve Masset and Haida. The undertaking will distribute in non-encrypted mode, the programs of CFMI-FM New Westminster, using one low-power radio transmitter, on the frequency 94.1 MHz, channel 231LP, with an effective radiated power of 13 watts.
2. Subject to the requirements of this decision, the Commission will issue a licence expiring 31 August 2006, which will be subject to the conditions specified in the licence to be issued.
3. The licence will only be issued and effective when the new station is ready to begin operation. When the licensee has completed construction and is prepared to commence operation, it must advise the Commission in writing. If the station is not constructed and ready to operate within 12 months of today's date, extensions to this time frame may be granted provided that the licensee applies in writing to the Commission before the 12-month period or any extension of that period expires.
4. 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.
5. 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.
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