Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2018-76

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Reference: Part 1 application posted on 17 November 2017

Ottawa, 22 February 2018

TVA Group Inc.
Québec, Quebec

Public record for this application: 2017-1029-4

CFCM-DT Québec – Technical changes

  1. The Commission approves the application by TVA Group Inc. to change the authorized contours of the television programming undertaking CFCM-DT Québec, Quebec, by relocating the transmitter site, changing the antenna’s radiation pattern from directional to non-directional, decreasing the maximum effective radiated power (ERP) from 210,000 to 80,000 watts and the average ERP from 122,500 to 80,000 watts, and increasing the effective height of the antenna above average terrain from 117.1 to 174.6 metres. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
  2. The applicant wishes to relocate the station’s antenna to allow for residential expansion.
  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 22 February 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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