Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-99

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Reference: Part 1 application posted on 16 January 2019

Ottawa, 3 April 2019

Radio Bell Island Inc.
Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

Public record for this application: 2018-1117-5

CJBI-FM Bell Island – Technical changes

  1. The Commission approves the application by Radio Bell Island Inc. to change the authorized contours of the radio programming undertaking CJBI-FM Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, by changing the antenna radiation pattern from non‑directional to directional, increasing the average effective radiated power (ERP) from 28 to 31 watts (maximum ERP from 28 to 50 watts), decreasing the effective height of antenna above average terrain from 79.5 to 59.5 metres and relocating the transmitter site. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
  2. The licensee indicated that it had been asked to relocate its transmitter to a new location.
  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 3 April 2021. 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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