Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2018-104

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Reference: Part 1 application posted on 12 January 2018                

Ottawa, 23 March 2018

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Kelowna and Winlaw, British Columbia

Public record for this application: 2017-1170-6

CBTK-FM Kelowna and CBUJ-FM Winlaw – Technical changes

  1. The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to change the authorized contours of CBUJ-FM Winlaw, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio programming undertaking CBTK-FM Kelowna, British Columbia (Radio One), by replacing the existing directional antenna with a non-directional antenna, decreasing the maximum effective radiated power (ERP) from 474 to 273 watts, increasing the average ERP from 100 to 273 watts, increasing the effective height of the antenna above average terrain from 662 to 665.3 metres and correcting the existing coordinates. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
  2. The licensee stated that the current transmitter is old and must be replaced and that the new transmitter will maintain excellent coverage in the region of Winlaw and vicinity. It added that the population reached by the Radio One signal will increase significantly.
  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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