6890 - Radio Communication
Records relating to ministry/agency land-based radio communication systems, including the installation and maintenance of radio repeaters (i.e., radio receivers and transmitters such as radio base stations and radio towers) and the issuance of radio frequency licences.
Records types include correspondence, radio logs, licences, maps, diagrams, and reports.
The ministry or agency OPR is the computing services branch or equivalent, unless otherwise specified below.
non-OPR NOTE: Offices will retain non-OPR copies of records for: SO nil DE
|6890-00||Policy and procedures||SO||nil||DE|
|6890-03||Radio frequency licences
SO = upon expiry of the licence
7y = The seven-year retention period is consistent with the retention period for all other licences classified in ARCS. It is based on the six-year limitation period for commencing an action under the Limitation Act (RSBC 1996, c. 266, s. 3).
NOTE: These licences are issued by the federal government under the Radiocommunication Act (RSC 1985, c. R-2, s. 5) to authorize the use of specified radio frequencies within a defined geographic area.
|6890-50||Radio communication sites
(covers base stations, repeaters, frequency interference, lightning protection, radio logs, use of frequencies/path profiles, radio communication systems, radio logs, and site installations [includes repeaters])
SO = when site no longer exists, and when no longer required for reference purposes
|6890-60||Radio communication specifications
(covers radio specification history)
SO = when no longer required
NOTE: These records document the requirements of the ministry/agency’s radio communication system.