Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2016-92

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Reference: Part 1 application posted on 18 November 2015

Ottawa, 9 March 2016

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Sudbury and Elk Lake, Ontario

Application 2015-1269-0

CBCS-FM Sudbury and its transmitter CBCG-FM Elk Lake –Technical change

  1. The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to change the authorized contours of CBCG-FM Elk Lake, Ontario, a transmitter of the English-language radio programming undertaking CBCS-FM Sudbury (Radio One), by changing the transmitter class from low power to regular power A1, increasing the effective radiated power from 8 to 115.7 watts and decreasing the effective height of antenna above average terrain from 71.5 to 54.3 metres. The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.
  2. The licensee stated that the changes will improve the quality of the Radio One signal to the community of Elk Lake.
  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.
  4. The transmitter must be operational with implemented technical changes 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 9 March 2018. In order to ensure that such a request is processed in a timely manner, it should be submitted in writing at least 60 days before that date.

Secretary General

*This decision is to be appended to the licence.

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