Radiocommunication Regulations

Version of section 55 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-03-31:


 For the purposes of this Part,

broadband personal communications services radio frequencies

broadband personal communications services radio frequencies means the transmit and receive frequencies in the radio frequency band 1850 MHz to 1990 MHz; (radiofréquences des services de communications personnelles à large bande)

cellular mobile radio frequencies

cellular mobile radio frequencies means the transmit and receive frequencies in the radio frequency band 869.040 MHz to 893.970 MHz and the transmit and receive frequencies in the radio frequency band 824.040 MHz to 848.970 MHz; (radiofréquences du service mobile cellulaire)

congestion zone

congestion zone means the geographical area where a station is located and is described as a low congestion zone, a medium congestion zone or a high congestion zone; (zone d’encombrement)

coverage area

coverage area means the geographic area over which a radio signal is propagated as is determined by the terrain, antenna height, effective radiated power, frequency, or other technical characteristics that may affect the path or field strength level of the signal; (zone de couverture)

high congestion zone

high congestion zone means, in respect of a regional area set out in column I of an item of Schedule V, the area bounded by the geographical coordinates set out in columns II to X of that item; (zone d’encombrement intense)

low congestion zone

low congestion zone means any area that is not a medium congestion zone or a high congestion zone; (zone d’encombrement faible)

medium congestion zone

medium congestion zone means, in respect of a regional area set out in column I of an item of Schedule VI, the area bounded by the geographical coordinates set out in columns II to XI of that item, but does not include any area that is included in a high congestion zone; (zone d’encombrement moyen)

metropolitan area

metropolitan area means, in respect of a metropolitan area set out in column I of an item of Schedule IV, the geographical area bounded by the north latitude in the range between the limits set out in columns II and III of that item and the west longitude in the range between the limits set out in columns IV and V of that item; (région métropolitaine)

narrowband personal communications services radio frequencies

narrowband personal communications services radio frequencies means the transmit and receive frequencies in the radio frequency bands 901 MHz to 902 MHz, 930 MHz to 931 MHz and 940 MHz to 941 MHz; (radiofréquences des services de communications personnelles à bande étroite)

necessary bandwidth

necessary bandwidth means the width of a radio frequency band required to ensure accurate and optimum transmission of information; (largeur de bande nécessaire)

other area

other area means a geographical area in Canada other than a metropolitan area; (autre région)

public cordless telephone radio frequencies

public cordless telephone radio frequencies means the transmit and receive frequencies in the radio frequency band 944 MHz to 948.5 MHz; (radiofréquences du service téléphonique public sans cordon)

radio licence fee

radio licence fee means the fee payable for the issuance, continuance in force, renewal or reinstatement of a radio licence and is composed of the following fees, as applicable:

  • (a) the issuance fee, being the fee payable for the initial issuance of a radio licence and being the fee set out in column II of the applicable item of Parts I to VII of Schedule III,

  • (b) the monthly fee, being the monthly fee payable for the continuance in force of a radio licence until the radio licence has expired and being the fee set out in column III of the applicable item of Parts I to VII of Schedule III,

  • (c) the reinstatement fee, being the fee payable for the reinstatement of a radio licence after the licence has expired on March 31 of any year and being the fee set out in

    • (i) column V of the applicable item of Parts I to VII of Schedule III, where the fee is paid during the period beginning on April 1 and ending on April 30 of the following year, and

    • (ii) column VI of the applicable item of Parts I to VII of Schedule III, where the fee is paid during the period beginning on May 1 and ending on March 31 of the following year,

  • (d) the renewal fee, being the annual fee payable for the renewal of a radio licence before the licence expires on March 31 of each year and being the fee set out in column IV of the applicable item of Parts I to VII of Schedule III; and

  • (e) the short-term fee, being the fee payable for the issuance and continuance in force of a radio licence for a term of not more than 30 days and being the sum of the issuance fee set out in column II and the monthly fee set out in column III of the applicable item of Parts I to VII of Schedule III. (droit de licence radio)

  • Err.(F), Vol. 140, No. 12.
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