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Decision CRTC 2000-164
Ottawa, 16 May 2000
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Sept-Îles and Fermont, Quebec – 199918132
Application processed by
Public Notice CRTC 2000-46
dated 24 March 2000
Addition of a transmitter of CBSI-FM at Fermont


The Commission approves the application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CBSI-FM Sept-Îles (the originating station), by authorizing the licensee to add an FM transmitter at Fermont, operating on frequency 100.5 MHz, (channel 263A), with an effective radiated power of 255 watts.


This transmitter will enable the licensee to offer at Fermont the programming of CBSI-FM (la Première Chaîne).


The Commission acknowledges the intervention received in support of this application.


The authority will only be effective and the licence will only be amended when the new transmitting facilities are constructed and ready to begin operation. When the licensee has completed construction and is prepared to commence operation, it must advise the Commission in writing. If the transmitting facilities are not constructed and ready to operate within 12 months of today's date, extensions to this time frame may be granted provided that the licensee applies in writing to the Commission before the 12-month period or any extension of that period expires.


The Department of Industry has advised the Commission that this application is conditionally technically acceptable. The Department will only
issue a broadcasting certificate once it has determined that the proposed technical parameters will not create any unacceptable interference with aeronautical NAV/COM services.


In accordance with section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, the above-mentioned amendment will only be valid when the Department of Industry certifies to the Commission that its technical requirements have been met and that a broadcasting certificate has been or will be issued.

Secretary General
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