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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Bathurst (Radio) - May 1997 to make available FM frequency 105.5 MHz, with a maximum effective radiated power of 100 watts, for an in-fill transmitter at Oberon, New South Wales for existing Bathurst AM commercial radio broadcasting service 2BS. Updates description of existing commercial and community radio licence areas in Bathurst LAP as described in the explanatory statement.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 8
Registered 01 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-May-2012
Tabled Senate10-May-2012
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio – No.1 of 2012

1. Enabling legislation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes this instrument under subsection 26(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

2. Name of Instrument

This instrument is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio – No.1 of 2012.

3. Commencement

This instrument commences the day after it is registered.

Note:      An instrument is registered when it is recorded on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) in electronic form: see the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s4 (definition of register). The FRLI may be accessed at http://www.comlaw.gov.au

4. Variation

The Licence Area Plan – Bathurst (Radio) – May 1997 determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 15 May 1997 is varied as follows:

(a)          rename the instrument as “Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio”;

(b)          amend the heading on the title page so that it reads “Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio”;

(c)          on page one:

(i)            amend the heading so that it reads “Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio”; and

(ii)          omit the sub-heading “Determination”;

(iii)        omit the four paragraphs of text and substitute the following clauses:

“(1)      This plan for radio broadcasting services in the Bathurst area of central New South Wales is made under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

(2)        Two commercial radio broadcasting services, four national radio broadcasting services and one open narrowcasting radio service are to be available in the area described at Attachment 1.1 to this plan with the use of the broadcasting services bands. The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the services that are to be available in the area described at Attachment 1.1 are set out in Schedule One and attachments 1.2 - 1.12 to this plan.

(3)        One community radio broadcasting service is to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 to this plan with the use of the broadcasting services bands.  The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the service that is to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 is set out in Schedule Two and attachments 2.2 - 2.3 to this plan.

(4)        One community radio broadcasting service is to be available in the area described at Attachment 3.1 to this plan with the use of the broadcasting services bands.  The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the service that is to be available in the area described at Attachment 3.1 is set out in Schedule Two and Attachment 3.2 to this plan.

(5)        A reference in this plan to a schedule or an attachment includes reference to a schedule or attachment as amended from time to time.”

(d)         immediately before Schedule One:

(i)            omit the heading “SCHEDULE”; and

(ii)          omit the words “The Schedule sets out” and all six paragraphs marked with dot points that follow;

(e)          omit all Schedules and substitute all Schedules of this instrument;

(f)           omit all Attachments and substitute all Attachments of this instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Common Seal of the Australian Communications and Media Authority was affixed to this document in the presence of:


[signed]


[signed]

Signature of Member

Signature of Member/General Manager

 

RICHARD LANCELOT BEAN

 GILES TANNER

Name (Please Print)

Name (Please Print)

Dated this       20th                     day of          April                 2012.

 

 


Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Bathurst Radio

Licence Area : BATHURST RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

95.9 MHz

N/A

TS10007024

1.4

Bathurst (City)

National

96.7 MHz

N/A

TS10001819

1.5

Bathurst (City)

National

97.5 MHz

N/A

TS10007025

1.6

Bathurst (City)

National

98.3 MHz

N/A

TS10014310

1.11

Bathurst (City)

Commercial

1503 kHz

SL10248

TS10004208

1.2

Bathurst

 

89.3 MHz

SL10248

TS10013964

1.8

Blayney

 

88.1 MHz

SL10248

TS10013961

1.9

Burraga

 

90.1 MHz

SL10248

TS10013957

1.10

Sofala

 

105.5 MHz

SL10248

TS1133740

1.12

Oberon

Commercial

99.3 MHz

SL10276

TS10001355

1.3

Bathurst

Open Narrowcasting

100.9 MHz

N/A

TS10001353

1.7

Bathurst

Schedule Two

Licence Area Plan : Bathurst Radio

Licence Area : BATHURST RA2

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

92.3 MHz

SL10281

TS10001818

2.2

Bathurst (City)

 

94.7 MHz

SL10281

TS10004545

2.3

Orange

Schedule Three

Licence Area Plan : Bathurst Radio

Licence Area : BATHURST RA3

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

100.1 MHz

SL10275

TS10001354

3.2

Bathurst

 

 


Attachment        1.1

Licence Area - BATHURST RA1

Licence Area ID - 364

Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL10248, SL10276

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the census of 8 August 2006, is: 


Area Description

Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A (SLA)

NSW CD 140401

NSW CD 140402

NSW CD 140403

NSW CD 140404

NSW CD 140501

NSW CD 140502

NSW CD 141101

NSW CD 141102

NSW CD 141103

NSW CD 141104

NSW CD 141105

NSW CD 141106

NSW CD 141107

NSW CD 141108

NSW CD 141204

NSW CD 141301

NSW CD 141302

NSW CD 141303

NSW CD 141304

NSW CD 141305

NSW CD 141501

NSW CD 141502

NSW CD 141503

NSW CD 141504

NSW CD 141505

NSW CD 141506

NSW CD 141507

NSW CD 141508

NSW CD 141509

NSW CD 141510

NSW CD 142001

NSW CD 142002

NSW CD 142003

NSW CD 142004

NSW CD 142005

NSW CD 142006

NSW CD 142007

NSW CD 142010

NSW CD 142012


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

(SLA)    =  Statistical Local Area

 (A)        =  NSW Local Government Area (excluding Cities)

 (CD)     =  Collection District

 


Attachment        1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10004208

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  EGLINTON

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          735904     6304498

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    1503 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

1.055 kV

73°T - 73°T

43

182 V

118°T - 118°T

7

960 V

126°T - 126°T

7

950 V

217°T - 217°T

27

160 V

218°T - 218°T

16

98 V

 

Notes :-

 

1.      The CMF at all elevations is not to exceed the specified CMF at 0 degrees elevation for all angles of azimuth.


Attachment        1.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10276

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001355

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Bathurst Broadcasters Site  Gulf Forest Rd         2km North of  YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          760758     6297185

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    99.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW

 


Attachment        1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (City) (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10007024

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Reid Park  MOUNT        PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          736650     6295750

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    95.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


Attachment        1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (City) (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001819

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Reid Park  MOUNT        PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          736650     6295750

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    96.7 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


Attachment        1.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (City) (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10007025

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Reid Park  MOUNT        PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          736650     6295750

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    97.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


Attachment        1.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001353

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Planning Nominal Site  Gulf   Forest Rd  2km North of  YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          760700     6297100

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    100.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW

 

Special Conditions :-

The 'coverage radius' of this transmitter is 30 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 55; Easting: 736650; Northing: 6295750. This point is not the same as the nominal transmitter site.


Attachment        1.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Blayney (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10013964

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Church Hill  BLAYNEY

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          708969     6288551

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    89.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 50°T

10 W

50°T - 80°T

100 W

80°T - 90°T

250 W

90°T - 100°T

500 W

100°T - 180°T

1 kW

180°T - 190°T

500 W

190°T - 200°T

250 W

200°T - 230°T

100 W

230°T - 360°T

10 W

 


Attachment        1.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Burraga (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10013961

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Evans Shire Council Hut  Mt Ryan Triangle        Flat via  ABERCROMBIE

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          726726     6251735

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    88.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 10°T

1 kW

10°T - 25°T

1.45 kW

25°T - 115°T

2 kW

115°T - 130°T

1.45 kW

130°T - 150°T

1 kW

150°T - 170°T

500 W

170°T - 200°T

320 W

200°T - 300°T

80 W

300°T - 330°T

320 W

330°T - 350°T

500 W

350°T - 360°T

1 kW

 


Attachment        1.10

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Sofala (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10013957

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Monkey Hill via Sofala  Council Site       SOFALA

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          741100     6342000

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    90.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 95°T

10 W

95°T - 125°T

40 W

125°T - 145°T

60 W

145°T - 165°T

125 W

165°T - 180°T

180 W

180°T - 270°T

250 W

270°T - 285°T

180 W

285°T - 305°T

125 W

305°T - 325°T

60 W

325°T - 355°T

40 W

355°T - 360°T

10 W

 


Attachment        1.11

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (City) (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10014310

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Reid Park  MOUNT        PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          736650     6295750

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    98.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


Attachment        1.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Oberon (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1133740

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Translator and GSM Tower  Falls Hill     Rockley Road  OBERON

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          763025     6266975

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    105.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          25 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

100 W

 

Special Conditions :-

The service is interference limited, only field strength levels of 66dBuV/m and above will be protected from interference.


Attachment        2.1

Licence Area - BATHURST RA2

Licence Area ID - 418

Community Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL3098, SL10281

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the census of 8 August 2006, is: 


Area Description

Orange (C) (LGA)

Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A (SLA)

NSW CD 140109

NSW CD 140202

NSW CD 140203

NSW CD 140301

NSW CD 140302

NSW CD 140303

NSW CD 140304

NSW CD 140305

NSW CD 140306

NSW CD 140401

NSW CD 140402

NSW CD 140403

NSW CD 140501

NSW CD 140502

NSW CD 141102

NSW CD 141103

NSW CD 141104

NSW CD 141202

NSW CD 141301

NSW CD 141302

NSW CD 141402

NSW CD 141502

NSW CD 141505

NSW CD 141509


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 (C)        =  City

(LGA)   =  Local Government Area

(SLA)    =  Statistical Local Area

 (A)        =  NSW Local Government Area (excluding cities)

 (CD)     =  Collection District

 


Attachment        2.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (City) (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10281

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001818

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  MOUNT PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          736605     6294703

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    92.3 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 


Attachment        2.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Orange (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10281

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10004545

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  MT CANOBOLAS

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          684425     6308875

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    94.7 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

 


Attachment        3.1

Licence Area - BATHURST RA3

Licence Area ID - 789

Community Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL10275

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the census of 8 August 2006, is: 


Area Description

Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A (SLA)

NSW CD 140401

NSW CD 140402

NSW CD 140403

NSW CD 140404

NSW CD 140501

NSW CD 140502

NSW CD 141101

NSW CD 141102

NSW CD 141103

NSW CD 141104

NSW CD 141105

NSW CD 141106

NSW CD 141107

NSW CD 141108

NSW CD 141204

NSW CD 141301

NSW CD 141302

NSW CD 141303

NSW CD 141305

NSW CD 141501

NSW CD 141502

NSW CD 141503

NSW CD 141504

NSW CD 141505

NSW CD 141506

NSW CD 141507

NSW CD 141508

NSW CD 141509

NSW CD 141510

NSW CD 142001

NSW CD 142003

NSW CD 142004

NSW CD 142005

NSW CD 142006

NSW CD 142007

NSW CD 142010

NSW CD 142012


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

(SLA)    =  Statistical Local Area

 (A)        =  NSW Local Government Area (excluding cities)

 (CD)     =  Collection District

 


Attachment        3.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10275

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001354

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Planning Nominal Site  Gulf   Forest Rd  2km North of  YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          760700     6297100

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    100.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW