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This determination amends the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Amateur Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1997 by removing the permission granted to qualified persons to operate amateur stations in the 420 to 430 MHz frequency band and by permitting operation in the 472 to 479 kHz frequency band.
Administered by: Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Made 21 Dec 2012
Registered 21 Dec 2012
Tabled HR 05 Feb 2013
Tabled Senate 05 Feb 2013
Date of repeal 02 Jan 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Determination under paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated 21 December 2012

Richard Bean
[signed]
Member

Giles Tanner
[signed]
General Manager / Member

 

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Amateur Licence) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 January 2013.

                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              Amendment of Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Amateur Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Amateur Licence) Determination No. 1 of 1997.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

[1]           Subsection 3 (1)

insert

Exmouth Non Directional Beacon Area means an area that is within Australia being part of the geographic area described by a circle with a radius of 1000 kilometres whose centre is located at latitude 21° 26¢ 7² south, longitude 114° 3¢ 57² east.

[2]           Subsection 3 (1), definition of Melbourne Area, including the note

 omit

[3]           Subsection 3 (1), definition of Perth Area, including the note

 omit

[4]           Subsection 3 (1), definition of Sydney Area, including the note

 omit

[5]           Subsection 3 (1)

insert

Timor Non Directional Beacon Area means an area that is within Australia being part of the geographic area described by a circle with a radius of 2000 kilometres whose centre is located at latitude 10° 37¢ 21² south, longitude 126° 2¢ 0² east.

 [6]          After section 15C

insert

15D         Operating an amateur advanced station in the frequency band 472 kHz to 479 kHz

                If a licensee operates an amateur advanced station in the frequency band 472 kHz to 479 kHz, the licensee must not operate the station using a radiated power of more than 5 watts pX EIRP.

[7]           Schedule 2

substitute

Schedule 2        Permitted frequencies and emission modes (amateur advanced stations)

(sections 13 and 14)

Part 1          Permitted frequencies and emission modes

 

Item

Frequency band

Permitted emission modes

1A

135.7 kHz–137.8 kHz [see note 4]

472 kHz–479 kHz [see note 5]

 

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth no greater than 2.1 kHz

1

1.800 MHz–1.875 MHz

3.500 MHz–3.700 MHz

3.776 MHz–3.800 MHz

7.000 MHz–7.300 MHz

10.100 MHz–10.150 MHz

14.000 MHz–14.350 MHz

18.068 MHz–18.168 MHz

21.000 MHz–21.450 MHz

24.890 MHz–24.990 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth no greater than 8 kHz

 

 

 

 

 

2

28.000 MHz–29.700 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth no greater than 16 kHz

3

50.000 MHz–54.000 MHz

144.000 MHz–148.000 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth no greater than 100 kHz

4

430.000 MHz–450.000 MHz

1 240.000 MHz–1 300.000 MHz

2 300.000 MHz–2 302.000 MHz

2 400.000 MHz–2 450.000 MHz

3.300 GHz–3.425 GHz

3.425 GHz–3.4425 GHz [see note 2]

3.4425 GHz–3.475 GHz [see note 3]

3.475 GHz–3.4925 GHz [see note 2]

3.4925 GHz–3.5425 GHz

3.5425 GHz–3.575 GHz [see note 3]

3.575 GHz–3.600 GHz

5.650 GHz–5.850 GHz

10.000 GHz–10.500 GHz

24.000 GHz–24.250 GHz

47.000 GHz–47.200 GHz

76.000 GHz–81.000 GHz

122.250 GHz–123.000 GHz

134.000 GHz–141.000 GHz

241.000 GHz–250.000 GHz

Any emission mode

Part 2          Excluded frequency ranges

 

Item

Area of operation

Excluded frequency range

1

2

Timor Non Directional Beacon Area

Exmouth Non Directional Beacon Area

472 kHz–479 kHz

472 kHz–479 kHz

 

 

 

Note 1   Operating restrictions imposed under sections 15 and 16 are not affected by the operation of this Schedule.

Note 2   The operation of an amateur advanced station in the bands 3.425 GHz–3.4425 GHz and 3.475 GHz–3.4925 GHz is subject to the limitation mentioned in section 15A.

Note 3   The operation of an amateur advanced station in the bands 3.4425 GHz–3.475 GHz and 3.5425 GHz–3.575 GHz is subject to the limitation mentioned in section 15B.

Note 4   The operation of an amateur advanced station in the band 135.7 kHz–137.8 kHz is subject to the limitation mentioned in section 15C.

Note 5   The operation of an amateur advanced station in the band 472 kHz–479 kHz is subject to the limitation mentioned in section 15D.