Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2018-103

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Reference: Part 1 application posted on 26 January 2018 and 2018-103-1

Ottawa, 23 March 2018

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Edmonton and Manning, Alberta

Public record for this application: 2018-0028-5

CBX-FM Edmonton and its transmitter CBXM-FM Manning –Technical changes

  1. The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to change the authorized contours of CBXM-FM Manning, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio programming undertaking CBX-FM Edmonton, Alberta (Radio One), by changing the antenna’s radiation pattern from non-directional to directional, increasing the maximum effective radiated power (ERP) from 13,500 to 14,400 watts, decreasing the average ERP from 13,500 to 7,790 watts, increasing the effective height of the antenna above average terrain from 105 to 118.84 metres and correcting the existing coordinates. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
  2. The CBC stated that the current transmitter is old and must be replaced and that the new transmitter will maintain coverage in Manning and surrounding areas.
  3. 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 licensee must implement the technical changes by no later than 23 March 2020. To request an extension, the licensee must submit a written request to the Commission at least 60 days before that date, using the form available on the Commission’s website.

Secretary General

This decision is to be appended to the licence.

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