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Frequency Coordination, Canada

For bands below 470 MHz, the areas which are involved lie between Lines A and B and between Lines C and D, which are described as follows:

Line A - Begins at Aberdeen, Wash., running by great circle arc to the intersection of 48 degrees N., 120 degrees W., thence along parallel 48 degrees N., to the intersection of 95 degrees W., thence by great circle arc through the southernmost point of Duluth, Minn., thence by great circle arc to 45 degrees N., 85 degrees W., thence southward along meridian 85 degrees W., to its intersection with parallel 41 degrees N., thence along parallel 41 degrees N., to its intersection with meridian 82 degrees W., thence by great circle arc through the southernmost point of Bangor, Maine, thence by great circle arc through the southern-most point of Searsport, Maine, at which point it terminates; and

See United States Government Memorandum - Definition of "Line A"

Line B - Begins at Tofino, B.C., running by great circle arc to the intersection of 50 degrees N., 125 degrees W., thence along parallel 50 degrees N., to the intersection of 90 degrees W., thence by great circle arc to the intersection of 45 degrees N., 79 degrees 30 W., thence by great circle arc through the northernmost point of Drummondville, Quebec (lat: 45 degrees 52 N., long: 72 degrees 30 W.), thence by great circle arc to 48 degrees 30 N., 70 degrees W., thence by great circle arc through the northernmost point of Campbellton, N.B., thence by great circle arc through the northernmost point of Liverpool, N.S., at which point it terminates.

Line C - Begins at the intersection of 70 degrees N., 144 degrees W., thence by great circle arc to the intersection of 60 degrees N., 143 degrees W., thence by great circle arc so as to include all of the Alaskan Panhandle; and

Line D - Begins at the intersection of 70 degrees N., 138 degrees W., thence by great circle arc to the intersection of 61 degrees 20 N., 139 degrees W., (Burwash Landing), thence by great circle arc to the intersection of 60 degrees 45 N., 135 degrees W., thence by great circle arc to the intersection of 56 degrees N., 128 degrees W., thence south along 128 degrees meridian to Lat. 55 degrees N., thence by great circle arc to the intersection of 54 degrees N., 130 degrees W., thence by great circle arc to Port Clements, thence to the Pacific Ocean where it ends.

Mapping Data available.

Name		Last modified   Size  Description
canline.zip     03-Apr-96    5635K MapInfo/ASCII Data
canline.html    08-Apr-96    14K HTML

Note: Every effort was made to accurately depict the rules. In certain instances an interpretation of the rules was made which may not reflect the legal position of the United States or Canada.




Last Updated/Reviewed on: Friday, October 19, 2001 


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