Radio equipments or devices are regulated by each country or region. Canada has its own regulation for radio apparatus. For Canada, your radio apparatus has to comply with RSS-Gen Issue 5.

Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) of Canada published RSS-Gen Issue 5. Radio Standards Specification RSS-Gen, issue 5, General Requirements for Compliance of Radio Apparatus replaces RSS-Gen, issue 4, dated November 2014.

The standards for radio apparatus are grouped under the Radio Standards Specifications. RSS standards are listed as follows:

2020-02-06     RSS-181 — Coast and Ship Station Equipment Operating in the Maritime Service in the Frequency Range 1605-28000 kHz

2020-01-24     RSS-222 — White Space Devices (WSDs)

2020-01-21     RSS-191 — Local Multipoint Communication Systems in the Bands 25.35-28.35 GHz; Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint Broadband Communication Systems in the Bands 24.25-24.45 GHz and 25.05-25.25 GHz; and Point-to-Multipoint Broadband Communications in the Band 38.6-40.0 GHz

2020-01-09     RSS-310 — Licence-Exempt Radio Apparatus: Category II Equipment

2019-12-20     RSS-210 — Licence-Exempt Radio Apparatus: Category I Equipment

2019-08-01     RSS-123 — Licensed Wireless Microphones

2019-03-01     RSS-GEN — General Requirements for Compliance of Radio Apparatus

2019-03-01     RSS-HAC — Hearing Aid Compatibility and Volume Control

2019-03-01     RSS-246 — Ultra-Low Power (ULP) Wireless Medical Capsule Endoscopy Devices Operating in the 430-440 MHz Band

2019-02-01     RSS-196 — Point-to-Multipoint Broadband Equipment Operating in the Band 512-608 MHz for Rural Remote Broadband Systems (RRBS) (TV Channels 21 to 36)

2019-02-01     RSS-130 — Equipment Operating in the Frequency Bands 617-652 MHz, 663-698 MHz, 698-756 MHz 777-787 MHz

2018-07-01     RSS-220 — Devices Using Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Technology

2018-07-01     RSS-251 — Vehicular Radar and Airport Fixed or Mobile Radar in the 76-81 GHz Frequency Band

2018-04-05     RSS-140 — Equipment Operating in the Public Safety Broadband Frequency Bands 758‑768 MHz and 788‑798 MHz

2018-01-18     RSS-133 — 2 GHz Personal Communications Services

2017-09-01     RSS-252 — Intelligent Transportation Systems — Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) — On-Board Unit (OBU)

2017-05-01     RSS-131 — Zone Enhancers

2017-02-01     RSS-247 — Digital Transmission Systems (DTSs), Frequency Hopping Systems (FHSs) and Licence-Exempt Local Area Network (LE-LAN) Devices

2016-12-01     RSS-199 — Broadband Radio Service (BRS) Equipment Operating in the Band 2500–2690 MHz

2016-09-01     SPR-002 — Supplementary Procedure for Assessing Compliance with RSS-102 Nerve Stimulation Exposure Limits

2016-02-05     RSS-134 — 900 MHz Narrowband Personal Communication Service

2016-01-20     RSS-216 — Wireless Power Transfer Devices

2016-01-01     RSS-117 — Land and Coast Station Transmitters Operating in the Band 200-535 kHz

2015-07-16     RSS-139 — Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) Equipment Operating in the Bands 1710-1780 MHz and 2110-2180 MHz

2015-07-09     RSS-170 — Mobile Earth Stations (MESs) and Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) Equipment Operating in the Mobile-Satellite Service (MSS) Bands

2015-05-28     RSS-119 — Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Frequency Range 27.41-960 MHz

2015-03-26     RSS-213 — 2 GHz Licence-Exempt Personal Communications Services (LE-PCS) Devices

2015-03-19     RSS-102 — Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Compliance of Radiocommunications Apparatus (All Frequency Bands)

2015-03-06     RSS-211 — Level Probing Radar Equipment

2014-09-04     RSS-111 — Broadband Public Safety Equipment Operating in the Band 4940-4990 MHz

2014-04-24     RSS-195 — Wireless Communication Service (WCS) Equipment Operating in the Bands 2305-2320 MHz and 2345-2360 MHz

2014-03-06     RSS-287 — Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT), Personal Locator Beacons (PLB), and Maritime Survivor Locator Devices (MSLD)

2013-07-05     RSS-238 — Shipborne Radar in the 2900-3100 MHz and 9225‑9500 MHz Bands

2013-06-15     RSS-244 — Medical Devices Operating in the Band 413-457 MHz

2013-04-12     RSS-142 — Narrowband Multipoint Communication Systems in the Bands 1429.5‑1432 MHz

2013-01-25     RSS-132 — Cellular Telephone Systems Operating in the Bands 824-849 MHz and 869-894 MHz

2012-11-14     RSS-236 — General Radio Service Equipment Operating in the Band 26.960 to 27.410 MHz (Citizens Band)

2012-01-27     RSS-288 — Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

2012-01-01     RSS-182 — Maritime Radio Transmitters and Receivers in the Band 156-162.5 MHz

2010-06-01     RSS-141 — Aeronautical Radiocommunication Equipment in the Frequency Band 117.975-137 MHz

2010-02-01     RSS-197 — Wireless Broadband Access Equipment Operating in the Band 3650–3700 MHz

2010-02-01     RSS-243 — Medical Devices Operating in the 401–406 MHz Frequency Band

2009-08-19     RSS-127 — Air-Ground Equipment Operating in the Bands 849‑851  MHz and 894‑896 MHz

2009-06-01     RSS-135 — Digital Scanner Receivers

2009-06-01     RSS-215 — Analogue Scanner Receivers

2009-02-01     RSS-137 — Location and Monitoring Service in the Band 902-928 MHz

2008-02-22     RSS-112 — Land Mobile and Fixed Equipment Operating in the Band 1670–1675 MHz

2008-01-01     RSS-192 — Fixed Wireless Access Equipment Operating in the Band 3450-3650 MHz

2007-10-01     RSS-194 — Fixed Wireless Access Equipment Operating in the Band 953–960 MHz

2000-03-28     RSS-125 — Land Mobile and Fixed Radio Transmitters and Receivers, 1.705 TO 50.0 MHz, Primarily Amplitude Modulated

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