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This instrument varies the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class licence 1998 to support the Radio Quiet Zone (RQZ) by placing restrictions on the use of stations in the RQZ where that use will cause interference with radioastronomy services.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Made 11 Jul 2011
Registered 22 Jul 2011
Tabled HR 18 Aug 2011
Tabled Senate 18 Aug 2011
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Variation under section 134 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated 11 July                               2011

Chris Chapman

[signed]

Member

Richard Bean

[signed]

General Manager/Member


Australian Communications and Media Authority


1              Name of Variation

                This Variation is the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence Variation 2011 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Variation commences on the later of:

                 (a)     the day after it is registered; and

                (b)     the day on which it is published in the Gazette.

Note  All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.

3              Variation of Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence 1998

                Schedule 1 varies the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence 1998.


Schedule 1        Variations

(section 3)

Do not delete : Schedule Part Placeholder

 [1]          Paragraph 8 (1) (c)

omit

                (c)    the Mt Pleasant Observatories.

insert

                (c)    the Mt Pleasant Observatories; or
(d)   the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory.

[2]           After subsection 8 (4) and before the notes

insert

         (5)   Paragraph (1) (d) is contravened only if the interference is caused by a station that is:

                 (a)   operating in the frequency bands mentioned in paragraphs 6 (2) (a) to (g); and

                 (b)   is located within 70 kilometres distance from the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory.

[3]           After section 8, note 4

insert

Note 5   On the day on which the Radiocommunications (Communication with Space Object) Class Licence Variation 2011 (No.1) comes into force, the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory is situated at latitude 26.704167 South, longitude 116.658889 East (GDA94).