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900 MHz Band Plan (Variation)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2005B01380
  • No longer in force
Plans/Communications as made
Amends the band plan.
Administered by: DCITA
Registered 20 Jun 2005
Gazetted 27 Jun 1997
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Commonwealth of Australia

Radiocommunications Act 1992

900 MHz Band Plan (Variation)1

I, anthony john shaw, Acting Spectrum Manager, acting on behalf of the Spectrum Management Agency, make the following Variation under subsection 34 (1) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated 26 June 1997.





A J Shaw

Acting Spectrum Manager


1.   Amendment

1.1   The 900 MHz Band Plan2 is varied as set out in this Variation.

[Note:  This variation commences on gazettal: see Acts Intepretation Act 1901, ss. 46A and 48.]

2.   Schedule, Table 2 (Secondary services in the 820 - 960 MHz band)

2.1   Schedule, Table 2, item 6:

Omit the item, substitute:


890 - 915

Radiolocation, see Note 3

Fixed Service, see Note 5

Australia Wide

Australia Wide”.

2.2   Schedule, Table 2, item 8:

Omit the item, substitute:


928 - 935

Radiolocation, see Note 3

Australia Wide


935 - 942

Radiolocation, see Note 3

Fixed Service, see Note 5

Australia Wide

Australia Wide


942 - 960

Fixed Service, see Note 5

Australia Wide”.

[Note:  The following note should be added after Table 2:

“5.     Assignments for these services are normally limited to those operating digital cellular mobile telephone services.  They will be made within the same bandwidth as the particular operator’s digital cellular mobile telephone service.”.]


3.   Schedule, Figure 1 (900 MHz Band Plan Diagram)

3.1   Omit Figure 1, substitute:

figure 1: 900 mhz band plan diagram


1.      Acronyms have the following meanings:




base receive


base transmit


cellular mobile telephone service


cordless telephone service


digital short range radio


industrial, scientific and medical applications


land mobile service (trunked)


sound outside broadcast link

2.      Services printed in capital letters are primary services, see Table 1.

3.      Services printed in lower case are secondary services, see Table 2.

4.      For circled notes, see Table 1.

5.      For boxed notes, see Table 2.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on                                   1997.

2.   Statutory Rules 1992 No. 47 as amended by Statutory Rules 1993 No. 39.  The 900 MHz Band Plan was made by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State for Transport and Communications under section 19 of the Radiocommunications Act 1983.  It was continued in force by section 4 of the Radiocommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992 as if it were a frequency band plan made under section 32 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.