Radio Regulations, 1986
14 (1) An F.M. licensee or digital radio licensee that is also an A.M. licensee shall not, during the broadcast day, broadcast simultaneously on its F.M. station or digital radio station the same matter that is being broadcast on its A.M. station if any part of the F.M. station’s 3 mV/m contour or the digital radio station’s digital service area overlaps with any part of the A.M. station’s daytime 15 mV/m contour.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a licensee may broadcast simultaneously if the simultaneous broadcasting is authorized pursuant to a condition of the licensee’s licence or if the broadcast consists of a special live program that includes commentary that is an integral part of the program and relates to
(a) a royal or vice-regal address, including a speech from the throne;
(b) an address by the Prime Minister of Canada or the first minister of a province;
(c) the results of a federal, provincial or municipal election or referendum;
(d) a federal, provincial or municipal budget; or
(e) an announcement of an emergency situation or disaster as issued by a police department, fire department or any organization designated by a federal, provincial or municipal government as being responsible for the coordination of emergency relief.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a licensee may broadcast simultaneously for a maximum of 42 hours during any broadcast week.
- SOR/91-517, s. 3
- SOR/96-324, s. 4
- SOR/98-597, s. 4(F)
- SOR/2008-177, s. 9
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