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Licence Area Plan - Ballarat (Radio) - August 1997

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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 Ballarat region of Victoria with the use of the broadcasting services bands.
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Gazetted 27 Aug 1997

 

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN

BALLARAT

(RADIO)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 1997


 

LICENCE AREA PLAN  -  BALLARAT

 

DETERMINATION

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

Three national radio broadcasting services, three commercial radio broadcasting services and one open narrowcasting radio broadcasting service are to be available in the Ballarat 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 the Schedule One and Attachments 1.2 - 1.9 to this Determination.

Two 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 services that are to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 are set out in Schedule Two and Attachments 2.2 - 2.3 to this Determination.

 

 

 

Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 8 August 1997


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 - Ballarat - (Radio) - Final - August 1997

Licence Area : Ballarat RA1

Category of
Service

Service Licence No:

Transmitter Specification No:

Technical
Specifications

General Area Served by Transmitter

National

N/A

TS10003795

See Attachment 1.2

Ballarat
(Lookout Hill)

National

N/A

TS10003796

See Attachment 1.3

Ballarat
(Lookout Hill)

National

N/A

TS10003794

See Attachment 1.4

Ballarat
(Lookout Hill)

Commercial

SL10365

TS10003792

See Attachment 1.5

Ballarat

 

 

TS10005966

See Attachment 1.6

Daylesford

Commercial

SL10364

TS10005653

See Attachment 1.7

Ballarat
(Warrenheip)

Commercial

SL10284

TS10005184

See Attachment 1.8

Ballarat
(Warrenheip)

 

SCHEDULE TWO

Licence Area Plan - Ballarat - (Radio) - Final - August 1997

Licence Area : Ballarat RA2

Category of
Service

Service Licence No:

Transmitter Specification No:

Technical
Specifications

General Area Served by Transmitter

Community

SL10285

TS10003798

See Attachment 2.2

Ballarat (Warrenheip)

Community

SL1150001

TS10005655

See Attachment 2.3

Ballarat (Warrenheip)

 


                                                                                               ATTACHMENT 1.1

 

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NUMBERS: SL10365, SL10364 and SL10284 COMMERCIAL RADIO BALLARAT VIC

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

Area Description

Persons

Ballaarat (C)

34530

Ballan (S)

4645

Ballarat (S)

18802

Bungaree (S)

4579

Buninyong (S)

12138

Creswick (S)

4835

Grenville (S)

8111

Lexton (S)

1312

Ripon (S)

3468

Sebastopol (B)

7529

Talbot & Clunes (S)

2449

Vic CD 072303

262

Vic CD 072304

798

Vic CD 072305

101

Vic CD 072307

209

Vic CD 061105

380

Vic CD 061106

297

Vic CD 061107

467

Vic CD 061108

472

Vic CD 061109

502

Vic CD 061110

309

Vic CD 061111

487

Vic CD 061112

416

Vic CD 061113

317

Vic CD 061114

382

Vic CD 060407

391

Vic CD 060408

630

Vic CD 080204

348

Total Persons

109166

 

 

Note: Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:

(C)    = City

(CD)  = Collection District

(S)     = Shire

 


                                                                  Attachment 1.2

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Lookout Hill) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10003795

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       NTA Tower LOOKOUT HILL

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          699150     5871250

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     107.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             120 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

0°T - 110°T

50 kW

110°T - 350°T

100 kW

350°T - 360°T

50 kW


Attachment 1.3

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Lookout Hill) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10003796

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       NTA Tower LOOKOUT HILL

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          699150     5871250

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     107.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             120 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

0°T - 110°T

50 kW

110°T - 350°T

100 kW

350°T - 360°T

50 kW


Attachment 1.4

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   National

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Lookout Hill) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10003794

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       NTA Tower LOOKOUT HILL

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          699150     5871250

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     105.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             120 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

0°T - 110°T

50 kW

110°T - 350°T

100 kW

350°T - 360°T

50 kW


Attachment 1.5

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10365

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10003792

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Ballarat  7.3km WSW of Town

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          745101     5841401

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           MF-AM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     1314 kHz

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

 

 

 

0°T - 60°T

0

1.1 kV

60°T - 180°T

0

560 V

63°T

0

100 V

103°T

0

530 V

180°T - 360°T

0

1.1 kV

301°T

0

920 V

321°T

0

950 V


Attachment 1.6

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Daylesford (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10365

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10005966

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Daylesford Town

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   55          247600     5863100

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     98.7 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 : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Warrenheip) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10364

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10005653

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Ballarat Communal Tower MT WARRENHEIP

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          761130     5836860

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     102.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

0°T - 100°T

10 kW

100°T - 260°T

3 kW

260°T - 360°T

20 kW


Attachment 1.8

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Warrenheip) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10284

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10005184

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Ballarat Communal Tower MT WARRENHEIP

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          761130     5836860

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     103.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

0°T - 100°T

10 kW

100°T - 260°T

3 kW

260°T - 360°T

20 kW


Attachment 1.9

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Open Narrowcasting

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Warrenheip) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10007001

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       MT Warrenheip BALLARAT

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          761100     5836800

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     97.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Vertical

 

Maximum antenna height                             30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

0°T - 85°T

400 W

85°T - 95°T

80 W

95°T - 360°T

400 W

 

 


ATTACHMENT 2.1

 

LICENCE AREA FOR SERVICE LICENCE NUMBER: SL10285 AND SL1150001
COMMUNITY RADIO BALLARAT VIC

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

Area Description

Persons

Ballarat (C)

34530

Ballarat (S)

18802

Bungaree (S)

4579

Buninyong (S)

12138

Grenville (S) - Pt A

5713

Sebastopol (B)

7529

Vic CD 061201

364

Vic CD 061202

377

Vic CD 061203

634

Vic CD 061206

1057

Vic CD 061207

524

Vic CD 061208

459

Vic CD 061209

252

Vic CD 072504

391

Vic CD 072505

488

Vic CD 072506

360

Vic CD 080402

252

Vic CD 080403

507

Vic CD 080404

280

Vic CD 080902

575

Vic CD 080903

507

Vic CD 080904

304

Vic CD 080905

486

Vic CD 080906

632

Vic CD 080907

559

Vic CD 080908

572

Vic CD 080909

629

Vic CD 080910

266

Vic CD 082303

671

Vic CD 082306

216

Total Persons

94653

 

Note: Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:

(C)    = City


Attachment 2.2

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Community

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Warrenheip) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL10285

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10003798

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Ballarat Communal Tower MT WARRENHEIP

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          761130     5836860

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     103.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

3 kW


Attachment 2.3

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Ballarat

 

Category :                                                   Community

 

General Area Served :                                 Ballarat (Warrenheip) (VIC)

 

Service Licence Number :                           SL1150001

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                                TS10005655

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal location :                                       Ballarat Communal Tower MT WARRENHEIP

 

Australian Map Grid :                                  Zone      Easting      Northing

Reference                                                   54          761130     5836860

 

Site Tolerance :                                           Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode                           VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                     99.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                 Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height                             50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

3 kW