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Route reference: 2010-69

Additional reference: 2011-230

Ottawa, 9 May 2011

Société de télédiffusion du Québec
Trois-Rivières, Quebec

Application 2011-0404-1, received 11 February 2011

CIVM-TV Montréal – Licence amendment

1.      The Commission approves the application by Société de télédiffusion du Québec to amend the broadcasting licence for the television programming undertaking CIVM-TV Montréal to add a post-transition digital transmitter to serve the population of Trois-Rivières. The Commission did not receive any interventions concerning this application.

2.      The new post-transition digital transmitter, CIVC-DT, will operate on channel 45 with an average effective radiated power (ERP) of 126,600 watts (maximum ERP of 290,000 watts with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 398.1 metres).

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

4.      The new digital transmitter must be operational at the earliest possible date and in any event no later than 31 August 2011. The Commission expects the licensee to inform it in writing once this transmitter is in operation.

Secretary General

*This decision is to be appended to the licence.

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