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This instrument varies the Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2002 to support the Radio Quiet Zone (RQZ) by placing restrictions on the use of CB stations in the RQZ where that use will cause interference with radioastronomy services.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Registered 22 Jul 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Aug-2011
Tabled Senate18-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Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013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 (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence Variation 2011 (No. 2).

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 (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2002

                Schedule 1 varies the Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence 2002.


Schedule 1        Variations

(section 3)

Do not delete : Schedule Part Placeholder

[1]           Section 6

omit full stop and substitute a semicolon after paragraph (j) and insert new paragraph and note:

               (k)    operate a CB station to transmit on a carrier frequency mentioned in item 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 of Schedule 1 within 70 kilometres distance from the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory if the transmission will cause interference with the operation of radio astronomy observations by the observatory.

Note  On the day on which the Radiocommunications (Citizen Band Radio Stations) Class Licence Variation 2011 (No.2) comes into force, the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory is situated at latitude 26.704167 South, longitude 116.658889 East (GDA94).