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Plans/Communications as made
Variations made to support mobile satellite services and narrowband area services.
Administered by: DCITA
Registered 19 May 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-1999
Tabled Senate09-Aug-1999
Gazetted 07 Jul 1999
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

The Australian Communications Authority makes the following plan variation under section 34 (1) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated   29 June                 1999.

 

 

A.J SHAW

Chairman

 

 

 

R HORTON

Deputy Chairman

 

Australian Communications Authority

 

 


VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz) Plan Variation 1999 (No. 1)1

made under the

 

 

Contents

                                                                                                                 Page

                        1     Name of plan variation                                                     

                        2     Commencement                                                             

                        3     Variation of VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz)   

Schedule 1       Variations                                                                    

 


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1           Name of plan variation

                     This plan variation is the VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz) Plan Variation 1999 (No. 1).

2           Commencement

                     This plan variation commences on gazettal.

3           Variation of VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan
(148 to 174 MHz)

                     Schedule 1 varies the VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz).


Schedule 1        Variations

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(section 3)

[1]         Clause 1

             substitute

1       Name of plan

                This plan is the VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz) 1991.

[2]         Clause 2

             omit

                  the VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz)

             insert

                  this plan

[3]        

Note   Omit ‘The VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 to 174 MHz)’ from general note (1) after clause 2, and insert ‘This plan’.

[4]        

Note   Omit general note (3) after clause 2, and insert

(3)   This plan commences on gazettal.

[5]         Clause 3, heading

             substitute

          Definitions


[6]         Subclause 3 (1)

             substitute

         (1)   Unless the contrary intention appears, a word or expression used in this plan and in the spectrum plan has the same meaning in this plan as it has in the spectrum plan (even if the word or expression is also defined in the Radiocommunications (Definitions) Determination  1993 (No. 2)).

Note   For the definitions of other expressions used in this plan, see the Radiocommunications Act 1992, the Radiocommunications (Definitions) Determination 1993 (No. 2) and the Radiocommunications Regulations 1993.

[7]         Subclause 3 (2), before the definition of allocation

             omit

                  In this Band Plan,

             insert

                  In this plan,

[8]         Subclause 3 (2), definition of allowed area

             omit

                  this Band Plan

             insert

                  this plan

[9]         Subclause 3 (2), definitions of Band Plan and land mobile service

             omit


[10]      Subclause 3 (2), definition of miscellaneous service

             substitute

miscellaneous service means a mobile service, or a fixed service, that uses unconventional or innovative radiocommunications technologies.

[11]      Subclause 3 (2), definitions of primary service and secondary service

             omit

                  Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan;

             insert

                  spectrum plan;

[12]      Subclause 3 (2)

             insert

Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

narrowband area service means a service provided by a narrowband area service station.

[13]      Clause 6

             omit

                  of this Band Plan and the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan,

             insert

                  and the spectrum plan,


[14]      Clause 7

             omit

                  of this Band Plan and the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan,

             insert

                  and the spectrum plan,

[15]      Clause 10, table 2, item 1

             omit

                        (See note 1)

             insert

                        (See notes 1 and 8)

[16]      Clause 10, table 2, item 2

             after

                        (two frequency, base transmit)

             insert

                        (See note 8)

[17]      Clause 10, table 2, item 3

             omit

                        (See note 2)

             insert

                        (See notes 2 and 8)


[18]      Clause 10, table 2, item 4

             after

                        Service

             insert

                        (See note 9)

[19]      Clause 10, table 2, items 7 and 25

             after

                        Miscellaneous Service

             insert

                        (See note 10)

[20]      Clause 10, table 2, note 1

             omit

                        Segment A

             insert

                        For paging services — segment A


[21]      Clause 10, table 2, after note 7

             insert

        8.      Segments A, B and C may also be used for a mobile-satellite service.

        9.      Segment D may also be used for a land mobile-satellite service.

      10.      Segments F and W are predominantly allocated to miscellaneous services. However, they may also be used for narrowband area services.

[22]      Clause 11, table 3, items 1 and 2

             substitute

1

A

147.9875 + (n x (0.025))
(see note 7)

1 to 50

25
(see note 7)

2

B

149.2500 + (n x (0.00625))
(see note 7)

1 to 80

6.25
(see note 7)

[23]      Clause 11, table 3, note 1

             after

                        segment.

             insert

                        However, the channelling arrangements for a mobile-satellite service are not defined.

[24]      Clause 11, table 3, note 2

             after

                        service

             insert

                        and land mobile-satellite service


[25]      Clause 11, table 3, note 3

             omit

                        specified for miscellaneous services are nominal only.

             insert

                        are for miscellaneous services only, and are nominal.

[26]      Clause 11, table 3, note 3

             after

                        specified.

             insert

                        The channelling arrangements for narrowband area services are not defined.

[27]      Clause 11, table 3, after note 6

             insert

        7.      The channelling arrangements for a mobile-satellite service are not defined.

 

Note

1.       Made by the Australian Communications Authority on  29 June    1999.