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Ottawa, 12 September 2011

Jim MacMullin
VP, Northwoods Broadcasting Limited
58 King Street, 3rd Floor
Saint John, NB

E2L 1G4

By e-mail:

Re: 2011-1192-1 CFOB-1 Atikokan, Ontario

Dear Mr. MacMullin,

This is in reference to your application for a technical amendment to convert CFOB-1-AM in Atikokan, Ontario, to the FM band.

Section 28(1)(a) of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure provides that the Commission may request parties to file information, particulars or documents where needed.

 Please provide the following information:


1. Section 22 of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure provides that an applicant must serve its application on a respondent defined as a person who is “adverse in interest.” The guidelines on the Rules of procedure1 include a chart of persons generally considered to be respondents (paragraph 61). The list is not exhaustive since parties that can be considered respondents depend on the specific facts of the application.

We note that you have served not served your application on any respondents. Please note the other incumbent radio services in Atikokan could be “adverse in interest.”

In light of the above, you are therefore required to serve the application on the other incumbent/existing services servicing Atikokan by 21 September 2011. Note that a document is not served until it is received by the intended recipient. Therefore, if you are serving a person by mail, you must send it in time for it to be delivered on or before 21 September 2011.

Furthermore, as per section 8 of the application form, Respondents, please revise the chart below with the required information as stated in the Rules of Practice and Procedure.


*Mail or E-mail Address

*Date Served














2. Please indicate the EHATT of the proposed FM transmitter.

The information requested herein should be received by the Commission no later than
21 September 2011, failing which, your application may be returned to be completed and resubmitted with the Commission should you wish to pursue this proposal.

Considering the above request, the timetable for the proceeding is changed as follows:

Part 1


Posted Date


Related Documents

Part 1

Northwoods Broadcasting Limited

Technical amendment

Atikokan, Ontario


Open application for applicant contact information.

25 August 2011

26 September 2011
(original deadline)


6 October, 2011
(new deadline)


A copy of this letter and all related correspondence will be added to the public record of the proceeding.

You are reminded that applicants are required to file their applications, related documents and related correspondence electronically using Access Key.

Should you need further information concerningthis application, please do not hesitate to contact me by telephone at 819-997-4672, by fax at 819-994-0218 or by E-mail at .

Yours sincerely,

Catherine White
Senior radio analyst

[1] Broadcasting and Telecom Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-959

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