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Plans/Communications as amended, taking into account amendments up to Licence Area Plan - Charters Towers Radio - Variation No. 1 of 2008
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Registered 24 Jul 2013
Start Date 02 Dec 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Radio Licence Area Plan

Charters Towers

(Radio)

 

 

October 1997

 

 

 

 

Made under the
Broadcasting Services Act 1992

This compilation was prepared by the Australian Communications and Media Authority on
4 July 2013 taking into account amendments up to Licence Area Plan – Charters Towers Radio - Variation No. 1 of 2008.


Licence Area Plan:  Charters Towers

 

DETERMINATION

 

(1)        The Australian Broadcasting Authority hereby makes this plan for radio broadcasting services in the Charters Towers area of Queensland, under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

(2)        Two commercial radio broadcasting services, three national radio broadcasting services and two open narrowcasting radio broadcasting services are to be made available in the Charters Towers area described at Attachment 1.1 to this determination 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 - 1.9 to this Determination.

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

 

(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 30 October 1997)


Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Charters Towers Radio

Licence Area : CHARTERS TOWERS RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

97.5 MHz

N/A

TS1326001

1.5

Charters Towers

National

107.5 MHz

N/A

TS1323001

1.6

Hughenden

National

1485 kHz

N/A

TS4034001

1.7

Hughenden

Commercial

828 kHz

SL4172

TS4172001

1.2

Charters Towers

 

765 kHz

SL4172

TS4172002

1.3

Hughenden

Commercial

95.9 MHz

SL10325

TS10004899

1.4

Charters Towers

Open Narrowcasting

99.1 MHz

N/A

TS1131002

1.8

Charters Towers

Open Narrowcasting

96.7 MHz

N/A

TS10008145

1.9

Charters Towers

 

 


Attachment        1.1

Licence Area - CHARTERS TOWERS RA1

Licence Area ID - 448

Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL4172, SL10325

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 5 August 2001, is: 

 

Area Description

Charters Towers (C) (LGA)

QLD CD 031001

QLD CD 031002

QLD CD 031003

QLD CD 031004

QLD CD 031005

QLD CD 031006

QLD CD 031007

QLD CD 031101

QLD CD 031102

QLD CD 031103

QLD CD 031104

QLD CD 031201

QLD CD 031203

QLD CD 031205

QLD CD 031301

QLD CD 031305

QLD CD 031309

 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 (C)        =  City

(LGA)   =  Local Government Area

 (CD)     =  Collection District

 


Attachment        1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Charters Towers (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4172

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS4172001

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     New Queens Road  3km NE of Charters Towers

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          425600     7780900

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    828 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

315 V

Notes :-

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 :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Hughenden (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4172

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS4172002

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     2.5 km West of Hughenden

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          206018     7691864

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    765 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

215 V

Notes :-

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


Attachment        1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Charters Towers (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10325

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10004899

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Pages Site Towers Hill  CHARTERS      TOWERS

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          421728     7778305

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    95.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                Vertical

Maximum antenna height                          30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1.5 kW

 


Attachment        1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Charters Towers (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1326001

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Charters Towers

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          421600     7778200

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    97.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          18 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 


Attachment        1.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Hughenden (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1323001

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     1 km West of Hughenden

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          207000     7692300

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    107.5 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 


Attachment        1.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Hughenden (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS4034001

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Flinders Hwy  Hughenden

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          206852     7692400

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    1485 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

70 V

Notes :-

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


Attachment        1.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Charters Towers (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1131002

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Towers Hill  CHARTERS          TOWERS

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          421735     7778245

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    99.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          18 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 

Special Conditions :-

The 'coverage radius' of this transmission is 15 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 421735; Northing 7778245. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter location.


Attachment        1.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Charters Towers

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Charters Towers (QLD)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10008145

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Charters Towers

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          421600     7778200

Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    96.7 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                          18 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 

Special Conditions :-

The 'coverage radius' of this transmission is 15 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 421600; Northing 7778200. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter location.


Notes to the Licence Area Plan for Charters Towers Radio

Note 1

The Licence Area Plan - Charters Towers (Radio) – October 1997 (in force under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992) as shown in this compilation comprises the principal instrument amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Year

Date of notification
in Gazette or registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

Licence Area Plan – Charter Towers (Radio) – Oct 1997


Licence Area Plan - Charters Towers Radio - Variation No.1 of 2008

19/11/1997
F2005B00749

01/12/2008
F2008L04436

 

 19/11/1997     

 

02/12/2008

 

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

 

Provision affected

How affected

Clause (1)

am. No.1 of 2008.

Clause (2)

am. No.1 of 2008.

Clause (3)

ad. No.1 of 2008.

Schedule 1

rs. No.1 of 2008.

Attachment 1.1

rs. No.1 of 2008.

Attachment 1.8

rs. No.1 of 2008.