ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2009-784
This page has been archived on the Web
Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. Archived Decisions, Notices and Orders (DNOs) remain in effect except to the extent they are amended or reversed by the Commission, a court, or the government. The text of archived information has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Changes to DNOs are published as “dashes” to the original DNO number. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats by contacting us.
|Route reference: 2009-563|
|Ottawa, 16 December 2009|
Harvard Broadcasting Inc.
Fort McMurray, Alberta
|Application 2009-1010-1, received 13 July 2009|
CFVR-FM Fort McMurray – Technical change
|1.||The Commission approves the application by Harvard Broadcasting Inc. to change the authorized contours of the radio programming undertaking CFVR-FM Fort McMurray, Alberta by increasing the effective radiated power from 20 kilowatts to 50 kilowatts. All other technical parameters will remain unchanged. There were interventions in support of this application.|
|2.||The licensee requested this power increase following the publication of the Department of Industry’s (the Department) Gazette Notice No. SMBR-003-08 – Changes to the Domestic Protection Criteria for FM Broadcast Stations. In support of its request, the licensee submitted that the proposed changes will improve its service to the expanding community of Fort McMurray/Wood Buffalo and ensure that it remains competitive by offering the same signal reach as its competitors.|
|3.||Based on its examination of the application, the Commission is satisfied that the Fort McMurray/Wood Buffalo radio market can accommodate the proposed technical change without undue economic or technical impact on the incumbent radio stations.|
|4.||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.|
|This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined in PDF format or in HTML at the following Internet site: http://www.crtc.gc.ca|
- Date modified: