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Route reference: Part 1 application posted on 29 August 2012

Ottawa, 2 November 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Ottawa, Ontario

Application 2012-1030-2

CBOT-DT Ottawa – Technical change

1.   The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to change the authorized contours of the digital television programming undertaking CBOT-DT Ottawa by increasing the average effective radiated power (ERP) from 90,700 to 214,800 watts (maximum ERP from 165,000 to 365,600 watts) and the antenna’s effective height above average terrain from 332.9 to 426.4 metres. All other technical parameters will remain unchanged. The Commission received interventions in support of this application.

2.   The CBC indicated that it wished to expand its coverage in Ottawa and its surrounding areas.

3.   The Commission reminds the licensee that pursuant to section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, this authority 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.

Secretary General

*This decision is to be appended to the licence.

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