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Radiocommunication Regulations (SOR/96-484)

Regulations are current to 2021-04-20 and last amended on 2021-04-01. Previous Versions

PART VIIIFees (continued)

Fixed Stations — Radiocommunication Service Providers

Fixed Stations Communicating with other Fixed Stations or Space Stations

 The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station, other than a fixed station referred to in any of sections 65.1 to 71, is for each transmitter and each receiver installed at the station the sum of the applicable fees set out in Part II of Schedule III that corresponds to the number of telephone channels per radio frequency assigned to that transmitter or receiver.

  • SOR/2021-40, s. 10

Fixed Point-to-Point Service

  •  (1) The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station that is part of the fixed point-to-point service consisting of two stations located in an urban area or one station located in an urban area and another in a rural area is, for each link authorized by the licence, the applicable base rate set out in item 1 of Part IV.1 of Schedule III multiplied by the assigned spectrum, in MHz, that is set out in the licence.

  • (2) The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station that is part of the fixed point-to-point service consisting of two stations located in a rural area is, for each link authorized by the licence, the applicable base rate set out in item 2 of Part IV.1 of Schedule III multiplied by the assigned spectrum, in MHz, that is set out in the licence.

  • (3) The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station that is part of the fixed point-to-point service consisting of at least one station located in a remote area is, for each link authorized by the licence, the applicable base rate set out in item 3 of Part IV.1 of Schedule III multiplied by the assigned spectrum, in MHz, that is set out in the licence.

  • (4) The minimum radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station that is part of the fixed point-to-point service is, for each link authorized by the licence,

    • (a) if the two stations are located in an urban area or one station is located in an urban area and the other is located in a rural area, the applicable fee set out in item 1 of Part IV.2 of Schedule III;

    • (b) if the two stations are located in a rural area, the applicable fee set out in item 2 of Part IV.2 of Schedule III; and

    • (c) if at least one station is located in a remote area, the applicable fee set out in item 3 of Part IV.2 of Schedule III.

  • SOR/2021-40, s. 10

Land Mobile Service

 Subject to sections 67 to 71, the radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station to operate in the land mobile service is the fee, for the applicable metropolitan or other area, set out in item 1 of Part V of Schedule III for each assigned transmit or receive frequency.

Dispatch

 The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station for the purpose of dispatch and to communicate with a mobile station in the land mobile service is the applicable congestion zone fee set out in item 2 of Part V of Schedule III for each assigned transmit or receive frequency.

Paging

 The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station in the land mobile service for the purpose of paging is the applicable congestion zone fee set out in item 3 of Part V of Schedule III for each assigned transmit or receive frequency.

 [Repealed, SOR/2021-40, s. 11]

 [Repealed, SOR/2021-40, s. 11]

Narrowband Personal Communications Services Radio Frequencies

 The radio licence fee payable by a radiocommunication service provider in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station that communicates on narrowband personal communications services radio frequencies is the applicable fee set out in item 6 of Part V of Schedule III for each 12.5 kHz assigned block of transmit or receive frequencies.

Fixed Station Communicating with a Station not Otherwise Described

[
  • SOR/97-266, s. 2
]

 The radio licence fee payable in respect of radio apparatus installed in a fixed station other than a fixed station referred to in sections 61 to 71 is the applicable fee set out in item 1 of Part III of Schedule III for all authorized transmit and receive frequencies.

Space Station

 The radio licence fee payable in respect of radio apparatus installed in a space station that communicates with a fixed station or space station is, for each transmitter and each receiver installed at the station, the sum of the applicable fees set out in Part VI of Schedule III that corresponds to the number of telephone channels per radio frequency assigned to that transmitter or receiver.

 [Repealed, SOR/2021-40, s. 12]

Radio Licence Amendments

 Where a licensee requests an amendment to a radio licence that results in a higher fee, the radio licence fee payable is the difference between the existing fee and the new fee.

Additional Radio Frequency

 Where a licensee operates on an additional radio frequency for which a fee is prescribed, the radio licence fee payable is the difference between the existing fee and the new fee.

Increase in the Number of Telephone Channels per Radio Frequency

 Where a licensee increases the number of telephone channels of a radio frequency assigned to a transmitter or receiver installed at a fixed station or space station described in section 61, 65 or 73, the radio licence fee payable in respect of that amendment is the difference between

  • (a) the new fee for the amended total number of telephone channels per radio frequency assigned to that transmitter or receiver, and

  • (b) the existing fee for the total number of telephone channels per radio frequency assigned to that transmitter or receiver.

Relocation of a Station

 Where a fixed station referred to in section 67 or 68 is relocated into a congestion zone where the radio licence fee is higher, the radio licence fee payable is, for each assigned transmit or receive radio frequency, the difference between the new fee in the congestion zone to which the station is relocated and the corresponding existing fee applicable in the congestion zone in which the station was previously located.

 Where a fixed station referred to in section 63 or 66 is relocated from an area into a metropolitan area, the radio licence fee payable is, for each assigned transmit or receive radio frequency, the difference between the new fee in the metropolitan area to which the station is relocated and the corresponding existing fee applicable in the area in which the station was previously located.

 [Repealed, SOR/2020-278, s. 6]

 [Repealed, SOR/2020-278, s. 6]

 
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