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Licence Area Plan - Armidale (Radio) - August 1998

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The licence area plan determines the number and characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services that are to be available in the Armidale region with the use of the broadcasting services bands.
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LICENCE AREA PLAN

ARMIDALE

(RADIO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 1998


LICENCE AREA PLAN - ARMIDALE

DETERMINATION

The Australian Broadcasting Authority hereby makes this plan for broadcasting services in the Armidale area of New South Wales, under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

Six national radio broadcasting services, two commercial radio broadcasting services and three open narrowcasting radio services are to be available in the area described at Attachment 1.1 to this Determination with the use of the broadcasting services bands. The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the services that are to be available in the area described at Attachment 1.1 are set out in Schedule One and Attachments 1.2 - 1.13 to this Determination.

One community radio broadcasting service is to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 to this Determination with the use of the broadcasting services bands.  The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the service that is to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 are set out in Schedule Two and Attachment 2.2 to this Determination.

 

 

 

(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 27 August 1998)


SCHEDULES

Each of the Schedules sets out:

·      the category of each of the services that are to be available in that area (column one).

·      The status of the service (column two) does not form part of the licence area plan decision and is included for reference only.

·      The frequency for each transmitter (column three) does not form part of the licence area plan decision and is included for reference only.

·      the service licence number which has been allocated to the service, if appropriate (column four);  N/A = Not Applicable, as the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 only requires service licences for Commercial and Community services.

·      the number of transmitters required to transmit the service,

·      the transmitter specification number which has been allocated to each transmitter (column five),

·      the identifying number of the attachment where the technical specifications for each transmitter are described (column six).  (Each set of technical specifications referred to in the Schedules is an attachment to this determination).

·      the general area served by each transmitter (column seven).


SCHEDULE ONE

Licence Area Plan - Armidale Radio - August 1998

Licence Area : ARMIDALE RA1

Service Category

Status*

Frequency*

Service Licence No

Technical Specification No

Attach

 No

Area Served

National ABC

Licensed Reserved

103.5 MHz

N/A

TS10005057

1.2

Armidale

National ABC

Licensed Reserved

101.9 MHz

N/A

TS10005059

1.3

Armidale

National

Licensed Reserved

101.1 MHz

N/A

TS10007939

1.4

Armidale

National

Licensed Reserved

720 kHz

N/A

TS4005001

1.5

Armidale

National

Licensed Reserved

90.1 MHz

N/A

TS10007713

1.6

Walcha

National

Licensed Reserved

88.5 MHz

N/A

TS10007714

1.7

Walcha

Commercial 

Licensed

1134 kHz

SL4105

TS4105001

1.8

Armidale

Commercial 

Licensed

100.3 MHz

SL10316

TS10004773

1.9

Armidale

 

Licensed

89.3 MHz

SL10316

TS10004784

1.10

Walcha

Open Narrowcasting 

Licensed

106.9 MHz

N/A

TS10008033

1.11

Armidale

Open Narrowcasting 

Available

104.3 MHz

N/A

TS10007760

1.12

Armidale

Open Narrowcasting 

Available

90.9 MHz

N/A

TS10007763

1.13

Walcha


 

SCHEDULE TWO

Licence Area Plan - Armidale Radio - August 1998

Licence Area : ARMIDALE RA2

Service Category

Status*

Frequency*

Service Licence No

Technical Specification No

Attach

 No

Area Served

Community 

Licensed
Reserved

92.1 MHz

SL3040

TS3040001

2.2

Armidale

 

* The information in the status column and the frequency column is provided as additional information to the licence area plan, and is accurate as at the date of publication.

Status Column

Licensed          :         service is already licensed

Available          :         new licence available for allocation

Proposed         :         transmitter for existing BSL licence

Alternative        :         alternative channel proposed for licensed service

Reserved          :         capacity reserved for a national or community service in accordance with Ministerial notification

Frequency Column

The frequency shown is the centre frequency of the channel.

 


Attachment 1.1

 

Licence Area Plan - Armidale Radio - August 1998

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NOS: SL4105, SL10316
COMMERCIAL RADIO, ARMIDALE RA1

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 6 August 1991, is: 

 

Area Description

 


Armidale (C)

NSW CD 1050606

NSW CD 1050709

NSW CD 1050608

NSW CD 1050707

NSW CD 1051709

NSW CD 1050711

NSW CD 1050710

NSW CD 1051609

NSW CD 1051713

NSW CD 1050708

NSW CD 1051607

NSW CD 1050714

NSW CD 1051604

NSW CD 1051608

NSW CD 1051703

NSW CD 1050605

NSW CD 1050713

NSW CD 1051710

NSW CD 1051602

NSW CD 1050715

NSW CD 1050607

NSW CD 1050712

NSW CD 1051605

NSW CD 1051705

NSW CD 1051712

NSW CD 1050706

NSW CD 1050604

NSW CD 1051601

NSW CD 1050716

NSW CD 1051704

NSW CD 1050502

NSW CD 1051714

NSW CD 1051702

NSW CD 1050601

NSW CD 1050704

NSW CD 1050705

NSW CD 1051711

NSW CD 1051603

NSW CD 1051701

NSW CD 1051606

NSW CD 1051707


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 

 

(C)       =          City

(CD)    =          Collection District


Attachment 1.2

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10005057

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Little Duval Armidale

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          365300     6638300

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     103.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW


Attachment 1.3

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10005059

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Little Duval Armidale

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          365300     6638300

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     101.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW


Attachment 1.4

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10007939

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Little Duval Armidale

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          365300     6638300

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     101.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW


Attachment 1.5

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS4005001

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Macpherson Range

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          371739     6625326

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           MF-AM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     720 kHz

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

 

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

0

70 V


Attachment 1.6

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Walcha (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10007713

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Clive Blakes Hill  WALCHA

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          369100     6573200

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     90.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

100 W


Attachment 1.7

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Walcha (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10007714

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Clive Blakes Hill  WALCHA

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          369100     6573200

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     88.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

100 W


Attachment 1.8

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL4105

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS4105001

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Armidale  7 Km SW of Town

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          365904     6619801

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           MF-AM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     1134 kHz

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

 

 

 

0°T - 0°T

0

535 V

10°T - 10°T

0

640 V

20°T - 20°T

0

680 V

30°T - 30°T

0

650 V

40°T - 40°T

0

580 V

50°T - 50°T

0

480 V

60°T - 60°T

0

370 V

70°T - 70°T

0

280 V

80°T - 80°T

0

220 V

90°T - 90°T

0

190 V

100°T - 100°T

0

190 V

110°T - 110°T

0

230 V

120°T - 120°T

0

300 V

130°T - 130°T

0

390 V

140°T - 140°T

0

500 V

150°T - 150°T

0

600 V

160°T - 160°T

0

660 V

170°T - 170°T

0

680 V

180°T - 180°T

0

630 V

190°T - 190°T

0

510 V

200°T - 200°T

0

350 V

210°T - 210°T

0

170 V

218°T - 218°T

0

120 V

220°T - 220°T

0

70 V

230°T - 230°T

0

200 V

240°T - 240°T

0

320 V

250°T - 250°T

0

410 V

260°T - 260°T

0

470 V

270°T - 270°T

0

490 V

280°T - 280°T

0

490 V

290°T - 290°T

0

460 V

300°T - 300°T

0

400 V

310°T - 310°T

0

300 V

320°T - 320°T

0

170 V

330°T - 330°T

0

60 V

340°T - 340°T

0

210 V

350°T - 350°T

0

390 V


Attachment 1.9

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10316

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10004773

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Little Duval Armidale

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          365300     6638300

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     100.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW


Attachment 1.10

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Walcha (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10316

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10004784

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Clive Blakes Hill  WALCHA

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          369100     6573200

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     89.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

100 W


Attachment 1.11

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Open Narrowcasting

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10008033

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       C S Smith House Barney & Dangar Streets            ARMIDALE

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          371700     6623100

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     106.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             10 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

10 W

 

Special Conditions :-

 

The 'coverage radius' of this transmission is 3.5 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Eastings: 371700; Northings: 6623100. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

 


Attachment 1.12

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Open Narrowcasting

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10007760

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Little Duval Armidale

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          365300     6638300

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     104.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW

 

Special Conditions :-

 

The 'coverage radius' of this transmission is 40 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Eastings: 365300; Northings: 6638300. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

 


Attachment 1.13

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Open Narrowcasting

 

General Area Served :                                 Walcha (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10007763

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Clive Blakes Hill  WALCHA

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          369100     6573200

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     90.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

100 W

 

Special Conditions :-

 

The 'coverage radius' of this transmission is 6 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56;  Eastings: 369000;  Northings: 6571000.

 

 


Attachment 2.1

 

Licence Area Plan - Armidale Radio - August 1998

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NOS: SL3040
COMMUNITY RADIO, ARMIDALE RA2

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 6 August 1991, is: 

 

Area Description

 


Armidale (C)

NSW CD 1050606

NSW CD 1050709

NSW CD 1050608

NSW CD 1050707

NSW CD 1051709

NSW CD 1050711

NSW CD 1050710

NSW CD 1051609

NSW CD 1051713

NSW CD 1050708

NSW CD 1051607

NSW CD 1050714

NSW CD 1051604

NSW CD 1051608

NSW CD 1051703

NSW CD 1051710

NSW CD 1050715

NSW CD 1050607

NSW CD 1051712

NSW CD 1050716

NSW CD 1051714

NSW CD 1051702

NSW CD 1051711

NSW CD 1051707


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 

 

(C)       =          City

(CD)    =          Collection District

 


Attachment 2.2

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Armidale Radio - August 1998

 

Category :                                                   Community

 

General Area Served :                                 Armidale (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL3040

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS3040001

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       2ARM FM Site Translator Road KELLYS PLAIN

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   56          370570     6619940

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     92.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             20 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW