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This instrument clarifies the characteristics, including technical specifications, of television broadcasting services in the Darwin area.
Administered by: Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 8
Registered 03 Jul 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2012
Tabled Senate14-Aug-2012
Date of repeal 21 Oct 2014
Repealed by Australian Communications and Media Authority Omnibus Revocation Instrument 2014 (No. 2)

Licence Area Plan – Darwin Television

1. Name of Instrument

This instrument is the Licence Area Plan – Darwin Television.

2. 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

3. Determination

(1) This plan for television broadcasting services in the Darwin area of the Northern Territory is made under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

(2)  Two national television broadcasting services, two commercial television broadcasting services and one open narrowcasting television 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 to 1.12 to this plan.

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


 

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

Chris Chapman [signed]

Richard Lancelot Bean [signed]

Signature of Member

Signature of Member/General Manager

Chris Chapman

 Richard Lancelot Bean

Name (Please Print)

Name (Please Print)

Dated this             21st               day of              June             2012.


Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Darwin Television

Licence Area : DARWIN TV1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Commercial

8

SL10172

TS10003364

1.2

Darwin

49

SL10172

TS1134053

1.3

Darwin

58

SL10172

TS10003365

1.4

Darwin North

Commercial

34

SL10173

TS10003366

1.5

Darwin

52

SL10173

TS10003367

1.6

Darwin North

63

SL10173

TS10003401

1.7

Batchelor

National

6

N/A

TS10003368

1.8

Darwin

 

55

N/A

TS10003371

1.9

Darwin North

National

28

N/A

TS10003369

1.10

Darwin

 

61

N/A

TS10003373

1.11

Darwin North

Open Narrowcasting

35

N/A

TS1134419

1.12

Darwin

 


Attachment        1.1

Licence Area - DARWIN TV1

Licence Area ID - 962

Commercial TV Service Licence numbers:  SL10172, SL10173

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

Area Description

Darwin (SD)

Belyuen (CGC) (LGA)

Cox Peninsula (CGC) (LGA)

Cox-Finniss (SLA)

NT CD 014202

 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 (LGA) =  Local Government Area

(SLA)    =  Statistical Local Area

(CGC)   =  Community Government Council

 (CD)     =  Collection District

 (SD)      =  Statistical Division

 


Attachment        1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Darwin (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10172

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003364

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Telstra Comms Site  Blake Street  DARWIN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          699497     8623000

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF Band III - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    189.25 MHz (Ch.8)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        76 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 130°T

10 kW

130°T - 200°T

40 kW

200°T - 360°T

10 kW

 


Attachment        1.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Darwin (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10172

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS1134053

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Section 4456 (100)          Deloraine Road  BERRIMAH

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          713900     8626700

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    674.25 MHz (Ch.49)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        136 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 25°T

750 W

25°T - 65°T

15 kW

65°T - 80°T

35 kW

80°T - 95°T

75 kW

95°T - 315°T

150 kW

315°T - 330°T

75 kW

330°T - 345°T

35 kW

345°T - 355°T

15 kW

355°T - 360°T

750 W

 


Attachment        1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Darwin North (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10172

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003365

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     NT House  Mitchell Street  DARWIN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          700140     8621160

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    737.25 MHz (Ch.58)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        53 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 100°T

2 kW

100°T - 130°T

1 kW

130°T - 160°T

500 W

160°T - 240°T

200 W

240°T - 270°T

500 W

270°T - 300°T

1 kW

300°T - 360°T

2 kW

 


Attachment        1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Darwin (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10173

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003366

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Section 4456 (100)          Deloraine Road  BERRIMAH

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          713900     8626700

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band IV - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    569.25 MHz (Ch.34)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        136 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 25°T

750 W

25°T - 65°T

15 kW

65°T - 80°T

35 kW

80°T - 95°T

75 kW

95°T - 315°T

150 kW

315°T - 330°T

75 kW

330°T - 345°T

35 kW

345°T - 355°T

15 kW

355°T - 360°T

750 W

 


Attachment        1.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Darwin North (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10173

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003367

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     NT House  Mitchell Street  DARWIN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          700140     8621160

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    695.25 MHz (Ch.52)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        53 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 100°T

2 kW

100°T - 130°T

1 kW

130°T - 160°T

500 W

160°T - 240°T

200 W

240°T - 270°T

500 W

270°T - 300°T

1 kW

300°T - 360°T

2 kW

 


Attachment        1.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Batchelor (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10173

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003401

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Mardango Crescent         BATCHELOR

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          719776     8556935

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    772.25 MHz (Ch.63)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 


Attachment        1.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Darwin (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003368

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Telstra Comms Site  Blake Street  DARWIN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          699497     8623000

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF Band III - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    175.25 MHz (Ch.6)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        70 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 130°T

30 kW

130°T - 200°T

85 kW

200°T - 360°T

30 kW

 


Attachment        1.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Darwin North (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003371

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     NT House  Mitchell Street  DARWIN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          700140     8621160

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    716.25 MHz (Ch.55)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        53 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 100°T

2 kW

100°T - 130°T

1 kW

130°T - 160°T

500 W

160°T - 240°T

200 W

240°T - 270°T

500 W

270°T - 300°T

1 kW

300°T - 360°T

2 kW

 


 Attachment       1.10

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Darwin (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003369

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Section 4456 (100)          Deloraine Road  BERRIMAH

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          713900     8626700

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band IV - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    527.25 MHz (Ch.28)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        136 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 25°T

750 W

25°T - 65°T

15 kW

65°T - 80°T

35 kW

80°T - 95°T

75 kW

95°T - 315°T

150 kW

315°T - 330°T

75 kW

330°T - 345°T

35 kW

345°T - 355°T

15 kW

355°T - 360°T

750 W

 


Attachment        1.11

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Darwin North (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - Television

Specification Number :                             TS10003373

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     NT House  Mitchell Street  DARWIN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  52          700140     8621160

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Carrier Frequency :                                    758.25 MHz (Ch.61)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Maximum antenna height :                        53 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 100°T

2 kW

100°T - 130°T

1 kW

130°T - 160°T

500 W

160°T - 240°T

200 W

240°T - 270°T

500 W

270°T - 300°T

1 kW

300°T - 360°T

2 kW

 


 

Attachment        1.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Darwin Television 

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Darwin (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – Digital Television

Specification Number :                             TS1134419

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Section 4456 (100)          Deloraine Road  BERRIMAH

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                 
52          713900     8626700

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       UHF Band V - TV

Centre Frequency :                                    578.5 MHz (Ch.35)

Polarisation :                                              Horizontal

Nominal antenna height :                          136 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 25°T

425 W

25°T - 65°T

8.5 kW

65°T - 80°T

20 kW

80°T - 95°T

42.5 kW

95°T - 315°T

85 kW

315°T - 330°T

42.5 kW

330°T - 345°T

20 kW

345°T - 360°T

8.5 kW