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Route reference: 2010-812

Ottawa, 13 January 2011

My Broadcasting Corporation
Pembroke, Ontario

Application 2010-1477-9, received 17 September 2010

CIMY-FM Pembroke – Technical change

1.      The Commission approves the application by My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking CIMY-FM Pembroke by increasing the effective radiated power (ERP) from 1,620 to 16,600 watts (maximum ERP from 2,570 to 31,600 watts with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 90.5 metres).[1]

2.      MBC requested this technical change in response to complaints of weak or inconsistent signal reception in certain communities within its authorized service area.

3.      The Commission received interventions in support of this application, as well as an intervention in opposition that did not raise any substantive concerns in regard to the application. The interventions are available on the Commission’s website at, under “Public Proceedings.”

4.      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.

5.      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.

Secretary General

*This decision is to be appended to the licence.


[1] These technical parameters reflect those approved by the Department of Industry.

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