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Route reference: 2014-383
Ottawa, 6 October 2014
Columbia Electoral Area A Television Rebroadcasting Society
Moberly, British Columbia
Application 2014-0572-0, received 20 June 2014
Public hearing in the National Capital Region
25 September 2014
Radiocommunication distribution undertaking in Moberly
- The Commission approves the application by Columbia Electoral Area A Television Rebroadcasting Society for a broadcasting licence to operate a radiocommunication distribution undertaking (RDU) to serve Moberly, British Columbia. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
- Columbia Electoral Area A Television Rebroadcasting Society is a not-for-profit corporation controlled by its board of directors.
- In Broadcasting Decision 2013-89, the Commission revoked the broadcasting licence issued to Columbia Electoral Area A Television Rebroadcasting Society for the RDU serving Moberly pursuant to the exemption order for radiocommunication distribution undertakings appended to Broadcasting Order 2012-673.Footnote 1
- Given that the RDU serving Moberly now wishes to relocate its transmitter and modify its technical parameters, it no longer meet the terms of the exemption order appended to Broadcasting Order 2012-673, specifically criterion 8,Footnote 2 and must therefore obtain a broadcasting licence to continue its operations.
- The undertaking will distribute in non-encrypted mode the programming service of CBC Radio Two at 95.1 MHz (channel 236A1) with an effective radiated power of 185 watts (non-directional antenna with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of -74 metres).Footnote 3
- Subject to the requirements set out in the appendix to this decision, the Commission will issue a broadcasting licence to Columbia Electoral Area A Television Rebroadcasting Society to operate an RDU to serve Moberly. The licence will expire 31 August 2021 and will be subject to the conditions therein as well as to the terms set out in the appendix to this decision.
- Amendments to various regulations, the standard conditions of licence for video-on-demand undertakings and certain exemption orders - Provisions requiring the mandatory distribution of emergency alert messages, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2014-444 and Broadcasting Orders CRTC 2014-445, 2014-446, 2014-447 and 2014-448, 29 August 2014
- Revocation of licences - Exempted radiocommunication distribution undertakings, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2013-89, 22 February 2013
- Revised exemption order for radiocommunication distribution undertakings, Broadcasting Order CRTC 2012-673, 11 December 2012
*This decision is to be appended to the licence.
Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-521
Terms for the radiocommunication distribution undertaking to serve Moberly, British Columbia
The licence will expire 31 August 2021.
The station will operate at 95.1 MHz (channel 236A1) with an average effective radiated power of 185 watts (non directional antenna with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of -74 metres).
The Commission reminds the applicant that pursuant to section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, no licence may be issued until the Department of Industry notifies the Commission that its technical requirements have been met and that a broadcasting certificate will be issued.
Furthermore, the Commission will only issue a licence for this undertaking once the applicant has informed the Commission in writing that it is prepared to commence operations. The undertaking must be operational at the earliest possible date and in any event no later than 24 months from the date of this decision, unless a request for an extension of time is approved by the Commission before 6 October 2016. In order to ensure that such a request is processed in a timely manner, it should be submitted at least 60 days before this date.
- Footnote 1
- Footnote 2
Now criterion 9 of Broadcasting Order 2014-446
- Footnote 3
These technical parameters reflect those approved by the Department of Industry.
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