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The licence area plan determines the number and characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio and analog television broadcasting services that are to be available in the Broken Hill region with the use of the broadcasting services bands
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Gazetted 06 Mar 1996

 

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN

BROKEN HILL

(Television and Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 1996


LICENCE AREA PLAN - BROKEN HILL

DETERMINATION

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

One national or community television broadcasting service, two national television broadcasting services and one commercial television broadcasting service are to be available in the Broken Hill 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 - 1.5 to this Determination.

Four national radio broadcasting services, two commercial radio broadcasting services and two open narrowcasting radio broadcasting services are to be available in the Broken Hill area described at Attachment 2.1 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 2.1 are set out in Schedule Two and Attachments 2.2 - 2.9 to this Determination.

One community radio broadcasting service is to be made available in the area described at Attachment 3.1 to this Determination with the use of the broadcasting services bands.  The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the service that is to be made available in the area described at Attachment 3.1 is set out in Schedule Three and Attachment 3.2.

 

 

            (Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 23 February 1996)


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 service licence number which has been allocated to the service, if appropriate (column two);  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 three),

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

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

 


SCHEDULE ONE

Licence Area Plan - Broken Hill - (Television) - February 1996

Category of
Service

Service Licence No:

Transmitter Specification No:

Technical
Specifications

General Area Served by Transmitter

National or Community

N/A

TS004126

See attachment 1.2

Broken Hill

National

N/A

TS004121

See attachment 1.3

Broken Hill

National

N/A

TS004124

See attachment 1.4

Broken Hill

Commercial

SL010241

TS004122

See attachment 1.5

Broken Hill

 

SCHEDULE TWO

Licence Area Plan - Broken Hill - (Radio) - February 1996

Category of
Service

Service Licence No:

Transmitter Specification No:

Technical
Specifications

General Area Served by Transmitter

National

N/A

TS004129

See attachment 2.2

Broken Hill

National

N/A

TS004135

See attachment 2.3

Broken Hill

National

N/A

TS004136

See attachment 2.4

Broken Hill

National

N/A

TS004137

See attachment 2.5

Broken Hill

Commercial

SL010244

TS004128

See attachment 2.6

Broken Hill

Commercial

SL010245

TS004140

See attachment 2.7

Broken Hill

Open Narrowcasting

N/A

TS004133

See attachment 2.8

Broken Hill

Open Narrowcasting

N/A

TS004139

See attachment 2.9

Broken Hill

 

SCHEDULE THREE

Licence Area Plan - Broken Hill - (Radio) - February 1996

Category of
Service

Service Licence No:

Transmitter Specification No:

Technical
Specifications

General Area Served by Transmitter

Community

SL010246

TS004141

See attachment 3.2

Broken Hill


                                          ATTACHMENT 1.1

 

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NO:  SL010241

COMMERCIAL TELEVISION, BROKEN HILL, NSW

                                  

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics

at the Census of 6 August 1991, is:      

 

Area Description

Persons

 

 

Broken Hill (C)

23771

NSW CD 020204

57

NSW CD 020206

141

NSW CD 020207

43

NSW CD 020208

140

 

 

Total Persons

24152

 

 

Note:

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:          

 

(C)         =          City
(CD)      =          Collection District


                                        


Attachment        1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill  

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                                TS004126

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464700

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                     681.224 MHz (Ch.50)

Polarisation                                                 Vertical

Maximum antenna height                             60 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

90°T – 328°T

20 kW

328°T - 90°T

40 kW


Attachment        1.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                                TS10004121

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464680

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF Band I - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                     64.250 MHz (Ch.2)

Polarisation                                                 Vertical

Maximum antenna height                             45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

5 kW

 


Attachment        1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                                TS004124

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464700

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                     639.224 MHz (Ch.44)

Polarisation                                                 Vertical

Maximum antenna height                             60 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

90°T - 328°T

20 kW

328°T - 90°T

40 kW

 


Attachment        1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           SL010241

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                                TS004122

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       ROCKY HILL

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464800

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF Band III - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                     182.250 MHz (Ch.7)

Polarisation                                                 Vertical

Maximum antenna height                             40 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

90°T - 328°T

8 kW

328°T - 90°T

15 kW

 


ATTACHMENT 2.1

 

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NOS:  SL010244 and SL010245

COMMERCIAL RADIO, BROKEN HILL, NSW

                                  

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics

at the Census of 6 August 1991, is:      

 

Area Description

Persons

 

 

Broken Hill (C)

23771

NSW CD 020204

57

NSW CD 020206

141

NSW CD 020207

43

NSW CD 020208

140

 

 

Total Persons

24152

 

 

Note:

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:          

 

(C)         =          City
(CD)      =          Collection District


    Attachment        2.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004129

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       BROKEN HILL

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          545800     6467200

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                     999 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

660 V

114°T

10°

130 V

134°T

15°

560 V

 

Notes:-

1.                  The CMF at all elevations is not to exceed the specified CMF at O degrees elevation for all angles of azimuth.


Attachment        2.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004135

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464700

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     102.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height                             45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

4 kW

 


Attachment        2.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004136

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464700

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     102.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height                             45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

4 kW

 


Attachment        2.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   National

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004137

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464680

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     103.7 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height                             45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

4 kW

 


Attachment        2.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           SL010244

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004128

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Broken Hill, 3km NW of  town

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541900     6466100

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                     567 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

220 V

 

Notes:-

1.                  The CMF at all elevations is not to exceed the specified CMF at O degrees elevation for all angles of azimuth.


Attachment        2.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           SL010245

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004140

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Broken Hill, Garnet St

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          543000     6463500

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     106.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Vertical

Maximum antenna height                             35 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 

Special Conditions:-

This service may be permitted to increase the ERP to 4 kW maximum only if co-located with the service described under attachment 3.2 at Rocky Hill.


Attachment        2.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004133

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464700

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     100.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height                             45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

4 kW

 

Special Conditions:-

This service is permitted to transmit with a minimum ERP of 100 W.


Attachment        2.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004139

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       Rocky Hill

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          541500     6464700

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     105.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height                             45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

4 kW

 

Special Conditions:-

This service is permitted to transmit with a minimum ERP of 100 W.


ATTACHMENT 3.1

 

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NO:  SL010246

COMMUNITY RADIO, BROKEN HILL, NSW

                                  

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics

at the Census of 6 August 1991, is:      

 

Area Description

Persons

 

 

Broken Hill (C)

23771

NSW CD 020204

57

NSW CD 020206

141

NSW CD 020207

43

NSW CD 020208

140

 

 

Total Persons

24152

 

 

Note:

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:          

 

(C)         =          City
(CD)      =          Collection District

 


Attachment        3.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :   Broken Hill

 

Category :                                                   Community

General Area Served :                                 Broken Hill (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                           SL010246

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                TS004141

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                       South Mine Headframe 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing
Reference                                                   54          543000     6463800

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                     107.7 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height                             10 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

 

Special Conditions:-

This service may be permitted to increase the ERP to 4 kW maximum only if co-located with the service described under attachment 2.7 at Rocky Hill.