Canada (ISED) - Technical Documents and Standards Update
Canada ISED has released several important documents/notices/draft and updated standards.
The following information and entries as published on the ISED website starting from January 2021.
SPR-004 — Time-Averaged Specific Absorption Rate (TAS) Assessment Procedures for Wireless Devices Operating in the 4 MHz to 6 GHz Frequency Band.
Draft Notice: 2021-DRS0005 which introduces an interim exemption limit for routine localized power density evaluations of transmitters operating in the 6 – 30 GHz frequency range.
RSS-248, issue 1, “Radio Local Area Network (RLAN) Devices in the 5925-7125 MHz band” which sets out the certification requirements for licence-exempt low power RLAN devices operating indoors in the frequency band 5 925 – 7 125 MHz.
RSS-182 issue 6, Maritime Radio Equipment Operating in the 156-162.5 MHz Band, which sets out the requirements for certification of radio equipment used for maritime service in the 156-162.5 MHz band, including automatic identification system –
search and rescue transmitters (AIS-SART) operating on AIS-1 and AIS-2.
RSS-117, issue 3, amendment 1, Land and Coast Station Transmitters Operating in the Band 200-535 kHz, which sets out the requirements for the technical compliance of licensed Category I transmitters operating in the frequency band 200 kHz to 535 kHz.
RSS-287, issue 2, amendment 1, Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT), Personal Locator Beacons (PLB), and Maritime Survivor Locator Devices (MSLD), which sets out the requirements for certification of:
• emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs);
• emergency locator transmitters (ELTs);
• personal locator beacons (PLBs); and
• maritime survivor locator devices (MSLDs).
SMSE-006-21 Decision on the Technical and Policy Framework for Licence-Exempt Use in the 6 GHz Band. This document (the Decision), sets out the technical and policy framework for the 5925-7125 MHz frequency band (the 6 GHz band)
Notice 2020-DRS0020 to reflect that the SAR assessment procedures for long term evolution (LTE) devices outlined in FCC KDB 941225 D05: SAR for LTE Devices v02r05 take precedence over Clause 22.214.171.124 of IEC/IEEE 62209-1528.
Notice 2021-DRS003 This notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has approved the designation of the following TV White Space Database (WSDB) Administrator for immediate operation in Canada: RED Technologies (ID No: 002)