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1900-1920 MHz Frequency Band Plan 2012

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Plans/Communications as made
The purpose of 1900-1920 MHz Frequency Band Plan 2012 (the Frequency Band Plan) is to make provisions for the purposes for which the 1900-1920 MHz band may be used.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Made 26 Mar 2012
Registered 30 Mar 2012
Tabled HR 08 May 2012
Tabled Senate 10 May 2012
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1 Name of Frequency Band Plan
2 Commencement
3 Revocation
4 Interpretation
5 Purpose of Frequency Band Plan
6 Purposes for which the 1900–1920 MHz frequency band may be used

1900–1920 MHz Frequency Band Plan 2012

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Frequency Band Plan under sections 32 and 34 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated 26 March 2012

Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member


Richard Bean
[signed]
 General Manager/Member

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Contents

1               Name of Frequency Band Plan                                                                          2

2                 Commencement                                                                                                2

3                    Revocation                                                                                                       2

4                    Interpretation                                                                                                     2

5                    Purpose of Frequency Band Plan                                                                      3

6                 Purposes for which the 1900–1920 MHz frequency band may be used                 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

1              Name of Frequency Band Plan

                 This Frequency Band Plan is the 19001920 MHz Frequency Band Plan 2012.

2              Commencement

                This Frequency Band Plan commences on the day after it is registered.

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              Revocation

                The 19001920 MHz and 20102025 MHz Bands Frequency Band Plan 2004 is revoked.

4              Interpretation

         (1)   In this Frequency Band Plan:

Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

interpretation determination means the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000.

point-to-multipoint means transmissions between a specified fixed station and two or more associated fixed stations.

point-to-point means transmissions between two specified fixed stations.

primary service has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the spectrum plan.

regulations means the Radiocommunications Regulations 1993.

secondary service has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the spectrum plan.

spectrum plan means the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan 2009.

         (2)   Unless the contrary intention appears, an expression used in this Frequency Band Plan that is defined in the spectrum plan, the interpretation determination or the regulations has the same meaning in this Frequency Band Plan as it has in the spectrum plan, the interpretation determination or the regulations.

            

         (3)   However:

                (a)    an expression defined in the spectrum plan and in the interpretation determination or the regulations has the meaning given in the spectrum plan; and

               (b)    an expression defined in the interpretation determination and in the regulations (but not in the spectrum plan) has the meaning given in the interpretation determination.

Note   The following expressions used in this Frequency Band Plan are defined in the spectrum plan:

·      fixed service

·      mobile service.

         (4)   In this Frequency Band Plan, the range of numbers that identifies a frequency band is taken to include the higher, but not the lower, number.

Example

The 1900–1920 MHz frequency band is made up of radio frequencies that exceed 1900 MHz but do not exceed 1920 MHz.

5              Purpose of Frequency Band Plan

                This Frequency Band Plan makes provision for the purposes for which the 1900–1920 MHz frequency band may be used.

6              Purposes for which the 1900–1920 MHz frequency band may be used

                The 1900–1920 MHz frequency band may be used for the following primary services and secondary services:

 

Primary Services

Fixed Service

(point-to-multipoint)

Mobile Service

Secondary Service

Fixed Service

(point-to-point)