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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-146

Ottawa, 3 June 2002

Radio Beauséjour Inc.
Shediac and the Memramcook Region (Saint-Joseph, Belliveau Village, Cormier Cove, Pré-d'en-Haut and surrounding area), New Brunswick

Application 2001-0882-0
Public Hearing at Québec, Quebec
18 February 2002

CJSE-FM Shediac - new transmitter at Armor Mountain (Hill)


The Commission approves the application by Radio Beauséjour Inc. to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CJSE-FM Shediac in order to operate a transmitter at Armor Mountain (Hill).


The new FM transmitter will operate at 101.7 MHz (channel 269LP) with an effective radiated power of 18 watts.


The Commission acknowledges the intervention submitted by Le Réseau Francophone d'Amérique in support of this application.


The Department of Industry (the Department), has advised the Commission that, while this application is conditionally technically acceptable, it will only issue a broadcasting certificate when it has determined that the proposed technical parameters will not create any unacceptable interference with aeronautical NAV/COM services.


The Commission reminds the licensee that, pursuant to section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, this authority will only be effective when the Department notifies the Commission that its technical requirements have been met, and that a broadcasting certificate will be issued.


Given that the technical parameters approved in this decision are for a low-power unprotected FM service, the Commission also reminds the licensee that it will have to select another frequency if the Department so requires.


The transmitter must be operational within 24 months of the date of this decision. This period does not of course relieve the licensee of its responsibility to begin operation of the new transmitter at the earliest possible date. The licensee's failure to meet this deadline will cause the authority to become null and void, unless a request for an extension of time is approved by the Commission before 3 June 2004. In order to ensure that such a request is processed in a timely manner, it should be submitted in writing at least 60 days before this date.

Secretary General

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