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Route reference: 2011-465

Ottawa, 26 September 2011

Newcap Inc.
Brooks, Alberta

Application 2011-0566-9, received 28 March 2011

CIXF-FM Brooks – Technical change

1.      The Commission approves the application by Newcap Inc. (Newcap) to change the technical parameters of the English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CIXF-FM Brooks, by increasing the effective radiated power from 2,200 to 8,600 watts (non-directional to a directional antenna with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 45.6 metres) and by changing its class from A to B1. The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.

2.      Newcap proposed the present technical change in order to better serve the community of Brooks.

3.      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.

4.      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.

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