Canada – Updated standard for Zone Enhancers

ISED has published RSS-131 Issue 3 to cover Zone Enhancer devices (used to increase signal strength of radio equipment used for particular radio services as listed in RSS-131).


Issue 3 of RSS-131 incorporates the following changes:

  • the title has been changed;
  • material common to most RSS has been moved to RSS-Gen, General Requirements for Compliance of Radio Apparatus, and RSS-131 has been updated to reflect the current RSS format;
  • the requirement that RSS-Gen be used in conjunction with this RSS is stated;
  • the technical, labeling and user manual requirements for equipment certification have been updated

ISED have indicated that there is a six month transition period from the publication date of Issue 3 (19th January 2017) where Issue 2 or 3 can be used to demonstrate compliance. After this Issue 3 becomes mandatory.