Canada (ISED) - RSS-139 and RSS-170

October, 2022

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) in Canada has published two Radio Standards Specifications (RSS) on September 29, 2022.

RSS-139 — Advanced Wireless Services Equipment Operating in the Bands 1710-1780 MHz and 2110-2200 MHz (Issue 4) – This specification replaces Issue 3, and it adds the frequency range 2180-2200 MHz and includes some requirements from SRSP-513 and SRSP-519. Requirements related to mobile equipment identifier and international mobile equipment identity number have also been removed.

RSS-170 — Mobile Earth Stations and Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) Equipment Operating in the Mobile-Satellite Service Bands (Issue 4) – This specification replaces Issue 3, and adds requirements for ATC equipment operating in the 2483.5-2495 MHz frequency band. The 2180-2200 MHz band was removed since it is now a part of RSS-139, and the frequency bands for mobile earth stations and ATC equipment have also been updated.

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