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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-412

Ottawa, 6 December 2002

Fondation Radio Galilée
Québec and Saguenay, Quebec

Application 2001-1241-7
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2002-60
10 October 2002

CION-FM Québec - New transmitter in Saguenay

1.

The Commission approves the application by Fondation Radio Galilée to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CION-FM Québec, in order to operate a transmitter in Saguenay (formerly Chicoutimi) to serve the population of Saguenay and the Lac St-Jean area.

2.

The new transmitter will operate at 106.7 MHz (channel 294C) with an effective radiated power of 11,040 watts.

3.

The Commission received one intervention in support of this application.

4.

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

5.

The Commission reminds the licensee that, pursuant to section 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, this authority will only be effective when the Department notifies the Commission that its technical requirements have been met, and that a broadcasting certificate will be issued.

6.

The transmitter must be operational at the earliest possible date and in any event no later than 24 months from the date of this decision, unless a request for an extension of time is approved by the Commission before 6 December 2004. In order to ensure that such a request is processed in a timely manner, it should be submitted in writing at least 60 days before this date.

Secretary General

This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined at the following Internet site: www.crtc.gc.ca

Date Modified: 2002-12-06