RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. SMSE-002-07 Amendment of Interference-Causing
Equipment Standards ICES-002 and ICES-005

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is amending the
following Interference-Causing Equipment Standards (ICES):
ICES-002, which sets out standards for radio noise emissions
from spark-ignition systems of vehicles and other devices
equipped with internal combustion engines, and ICES-005, which
sets out standards for radio noise emissions from Radio Frequency
Lighting Devices (RFLDs).

These documents areInterference-Causing Equipment Standard 002 (ICES-002), Issue 4, Spark Ignition Systems of Vehicles and Other Devices
Equipped with Internal Combustion Engines; and
Interference-Causing Equipment Standard 005 (ICES-005),
Issue 2, Radio Frequency Lighting Devices (RFLDs)

ICES-002, Issue 4, is being released to harmonize Industry
Canada’s requirements for spark-ignition systems and internal
combustion engines with those of U.S. auto manufacturers, by
referencing the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) adaptation
of the international standard CISPR 12.

ICES-005, Issue 2, is being released to harmonize Industry
Canada’s requirements for RFLDs with those of the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) Part 18 for conducted emissions
limits.

General information

The above documents will come into force as of the date of
publication of this notice.

These documents have been coordinated with industry through
the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be
amended to include the relevant changes.

Any inquiries regarding this notice should be directed to the
Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, 613-990-4699 (telephone),
613-991-3961 (fax), res.nmr@ic.gc.ca (email).

Interested parties should submit their comments within 90 days
of the date of publication of this notice. Shortly after the close of
the comment period, all comments received will be posted on
Industry Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications
Web site at http://strategis.gc.ca/spectrum.

Submitting comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic
format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or
ASCII TXT), along with a note specifying the software, version
number and operating system used, to the following email address:
res.nmr@ic.gc.ca.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Director General,
Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication
date, title, and notice reference number (SMSE-002-07).

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of the documents referred to are available
electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications
Web site.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed on
the Canada Gazette Web site at http://canadagazette.gc.ca/partI/
index-e.html. Printed copies of the notices can be ordered by calling
the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 613-
941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.