Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Declarations/Other as made
This instrument declares the re-allocation of encumbered spectrum.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 57
Made 01 Nov 2011
Registered 01 Nov 2011
Tabled HR 03 Nov 2011
Tabled Senate 07 Nov 2011

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Radiocommunications Act 1992

 

Radiocommunications (Spectrum Re-allocation) Declaration No. 1 of 2011

 

I, STEPHEN MICHAEL CONROY, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, having had regard to a recommendation given to me by the Australian Communications and Media Authority under subsection 153F(1) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992 in relation to specified parts of the spectrum, make this Declaration under subsection 153B(1) of that Act.

Dated   1 November 2011

 

 

STEPHEN MICHAEL CONROY

Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

________________________________________________________________

1          Name of Declaration

This Declaration is the Radiocommunications (Spectrum Re-allocation) Declaration No. 1 of 2011.

2          Commencement

This Declaration commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

3      Definitions

In this Declaration:

Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Mid West Radio Quiet Zone means the area bounded by the coordinates specified in Table B of the Schedule.

Re-allocation deadline has the meaning given to that term by section 153B of the Act.

Re-allocation period has the meaning given to that term by section 153B of the Act.

4      Spectrum Re-allocation

(1)    The following parts of the spectrum are subject to re-allocation under Part 3.6 of the Act in relation to the re-allocation period:

(a)    the part of the spectrum from 703 MHz to 748 MHz;

(b)    the part of the spectrum from 758 MHz to 803 MHz.

(2)   For the parts of the spectrum mentioned in subsection (1), this Declaration applies to the specified area (the National Area), being the area bounded by the coordinates specified in Table A of the Schedule, but excluding the Mid West Radio Quiet Zone.

 (3) For the parts of the spectrum mentioned in subsection (1) the re‑allocation period begins on 2 November 2011 and ends on 31 December 2014 for each area specified in subsection (2).

(4)   For the parts of the spectrum mentioned in subsection (1), the re‑allocation deadline is 31 December 2013.

(5)    Each part of the spectrum mentioned in subsection (1) may be re‑allocated only by issuing spectrum licences under Subdivision B of Division 1 of Part 3.2 of the Act.

(6)   In subsection (1), each frequency band includes all frequencies that are greater than the lower frequency, up to and including the higher frequency.


Schedule

Each Area described in the tables below is a polygon bounded by a line joining each of the following coordinates of latitude and longitude.  The datum used for coordinates in this Schedule is the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994.

 

Table A: Outer boundary of the National Area

 


Row

° South

° East

1

24.998757

112.001377

2

24.998744

113.001346

3

23.998738

113.001340

4

22.998729

113.001347

5

21.998721

113.001338

6

20.998713

113.001332

7

20.998705

114.001326

8

20.998698

115.001297

9

19.998688

115.001319

10

18.998681

115.001312

11

18.998673

116.001310

12

18.998666

117.001309

13

18.998658

118.001306

14

18.998650

119.001304

15

18.998642

120.001301

16

18.998630

121.001292

17

17.998630

121.001289

18

16.998626

121.001281

19

15.998622

121.001274

20

15.998616

122.001271

21

15.998607

123.001262

22

15.998601

124.001256

23

14.998601

124.001255

24

13.998599

124.001249

25

12.998597

124.001244

26

12.998592

125.001239

27

12.998586

126.001234

28

12.998581

127.001229

29

12.998576

128.001224

30

12.998571

129.001218

31

12.998580

130.001200

32

11.998567

130.001205

33

10.998568

130.001202

34

10.998567

131.001191

35

10.998568

132.001181

36

9.998561

132.001184

37

9.998558

133.001177

38

9.998554

134.001170

39

9.998550

135.001162

40

9.998546

136.001154

41

9.998543

137.001145

42

9.998539

138.001137

43

9.998535

139.001128

44

9.998532

140.001118

45

9.998528

141.001108

46

9.998510

142.001113

47

9.998506

143.001104

48

10.998494

143.001114

49

10.998513

144.001081

50

11.998507

144.001084

51

12.998499

144.001091

52

13.998493

144.001090

53

13.998490

145.001081

54

13.998488

146.001070

55

14.998483

146.001074

56

15.998478

146.001078

57

15.998474

147.001067

58

16.998469

147.001072

59

17.998465

147.001078

60

18.998465

147.001089

61

18.998456

148.001071

62

18.998451

149.001058

63

19.998451

149.001064

64

19.998441

150.001050

65

20.998438

150.001056

66

20.998432

151.001042

67

21.998429

151.001049

68

22.998434

151.001058

69

22.998420

152.001041

70

23.998428

152.001046

71

23.998411

153.001033

72

23.998405

154.001018

73

24.998402

154.001025

74

25.998401

154.001033

75

26.998397

154.001041

76

27.998398

154.001049

77

28.998397

154.001059

78

29.998395

154.001068

79

30.998395

154.001078

80

31.998395

154.001088

81

31.998405

153.001103

82

32.998404

153.001116

83

32.998415

152.001132

84

33.998414

152.001145

85

34.998416

152.001158

86

34.998426

151.001172

87

35.998427

151.001188

88

36.998431

151.001203

89

37.998434

151.001218

90

37.998444

150.001236

91

37.998457

149.001255

92

38.998459

149.001268

93

39.998464

149.001286

94

40.998469

149.001304

95

41.998475

149.001323

96

42.998481

149.001343

97

43.998488

149.001364

98

43.998499

148.001382

99

43.998511

147.001401

100

43.998522

146.001418

101

43.998534

145.001436

102

42.998527

145.001413

103

41.998522

145.001384

104

41.998531

144.001408

105

40.998524

144.001387

106

40.998536

143.001403

107

39.998529

143.001383

108

38.998522

143.001358

109

38.998534

142.001379

110

38.998546

141.001393

111

38.998557

140.001407

112

37.998545

140.001384

113

37.998562

139.001401

114

36.998554

139.001381

115

36.998567

138.001396

116

36.998578

137.001408

117

36.998590

136.001420

118

35.998576

136.001402

119

35.998595

135.001413

120

34.998583

135.001401

121

33.998570

135.001397

122

33.998586

134.001398

123

32.998580

134.001383

124

32.998595

133.001387

125

32.998608

132.001394

126

31.998594

132.001397

127

31.998606

131.001396

128

31.998614

130.001404

129

31.998623

129.001413

130

32.998642

129.001419

131

32.998653

128.001427

132

32.998664

127.001435

133

32.998675

126.001445

134

32.998686

125.001456

135

33.998699

125.001467

136

33.998715

124.001479

137

34.998719

124.001489

138

34.998731

123.001496

139

34.998749

122.001505

140

34.998756

121.001505

141

34.998769

120.001510

142

34.998788

119.001513

143

35.998793

119.001533

144

35.998806

118.001537

145

35.998819

117.001541

146

35.998832

116.001543

147

34.998831

116.001528

148

34.998841

115.001532

149

34.998846

114.001528

150

33.998836

114.001511

151

32.998821

114.001492

152

32.998823

115.001497

153

31.998805

115.001478

154

30.998801

115.001459

155

30.998798

114.001458

156

29.998789

114.001441

157

28.998773

114.001422

158

28.998787

113.001428

159

27.998776

113.001417

160

26.998768

113.001394

161

25.998754

113.001362

162

25.998767

112.001389

163

24.998757

112.001377


 

 



Table B: Mid West Radio Quiet Zone

 

Row

° South

° East

1

25.998719

115.918031

2

25.998712

116.668032

3

25.998708

117.418029

4

26.665385

117.418042

5

27.415393

117.418053

6

27.415394

116.668053

7

27.415397

115.918054

8

26.665393

115.918047

9

25.998719

115.918031