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Yorkton Broadcasting Company Limited & Walsh Investments Inc., partners in a general partnership known as GX Radio Partnership
Yorkton and Wapella, Saskatchewan
Public Hearing at Montréal, Quebec
3 February 2003
CFGW-FM Yorkton - New transmitter in Wapella
The Commission approves the application by Yorkton Broadcasting Company Limited & Walsh Investments Inc., partners in a general partnership known as GX Radio Partnership to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CFGW-FM Yorkton, in order to operate a transmitter in Wapella.
The new transmitter will operate at 102.9 MHz (channel 275B1) with an effective radiated power of 14,000 watts.
The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.
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.
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.
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 2 April 2005. 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.
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