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No. 1 of 2014 Plans/Communications as made
This instrument amends Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – August 2000 to vary characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Gosford area.
Administered by: Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 8
Registered 24 Jan 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Feb-2014
Tabled Senate11-Feb-2014
Date of repeal 26 Jan 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – No.1 of 2014

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 – Gosford Radio – No. 1 of 2014.

3. Commencement

This instrument commences on 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 – Gosford Radio – August 2000 determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 31 August 2000 is varied as follows:

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

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

(c)           on page one:

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

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

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

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

(2)   Two national radio broadcasting services, three commercial radio broadcasting services, four community broadcasting services and two open narrowcasting services 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 and Attachments 1.2 – 1.12 to this plan.

(3)   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 eight paragraphs marked with dot points that follow;

(iii)        omit the heading “Status Column” and the six paragraphs immediately following the heading; and

(iv)        omit the heading “Frequency Column” and the two paragraphs immediately following the heading;

(e)           omit Schedule One and substitute Schedule One of this instrument;

(f)           immediately after Schedule One omit the heading “DISCLAIMER:” and all six paragraphs immediately following the heading;

(g)          omit Attachment 1.1 and substitute Attachment 1.1 of this instrument;

(h)          in each of Attachments 1.2 – 1.4 and 1.6 – 1.11:

(i)            omit the heading “LICENCE AREA PLAN: Gosford – August 2000” and substitute the heading “Licence Area Plan : Gosford Radio”; and

(ii)          under “Site Tolerance :” omit “Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines” and substitute “Refer to Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007”;

(i)            omit Attachment 1.5 and substitute Attachment 1.5 of this instrument ;

(j)            omit Attachment 1.5.1;

 

(k)          insert Attachment 1.12 of this instrument.

 

 

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

Chris Chapman [signed]

Richard Bean [signed]

Signature of Member

Signature of Member/General Manager

CHRIS CHAPMAN

 RICHARD BEAN

Name (Please Print)

Name (Please Print)

Dated this          16th                  day of                January           2014.

 

 


Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Gosford Radio

Licence Area : GOSFORD RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

92.5 MHz

N/A

TS10009501

1.2

Gosford

National

98.1 MHz

N/A

TS10009502

1.3

Gosford

Commercial

101.3 MHz

SL5145

TS5145001

1.4

Gosford

Commercial

104.5 MHz

SL1150647

TS10008353

1.5

Gosford

Commercial

107.7 MHz

SL4113

TS4113001

1.6

Gosford

Community

93.3 MHz

SL1150187

TS10008330

1.7

Gosford

Community

94.1 MHz

SL1150739

TS10008329

1.8

Gosford

Community

94.9 MHz

SL1150186

TS10008328

1.9

Gosford

Community

96.3 MHz

SL6527

TS6527001

1.10

Gosford

Open Narrowcasting

801 kHz

N/A

TS8315001

1.11

Gosford

Open Narrowcasting

747 kHz

N/A

TS1135675

1.12

Gosford

 

 


Attachment        1.1

Licence Area - GOSFORD RA1

Licence Area ID - 517

Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL4113, SL5145, SL1150193, SL1150647

Community Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL6527, SL1150186, SL1150187, SL1150739

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

Area Description

Gosford (C) (LGA)

Wyong (A) (LGA)


Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 (C)        =  City

(LGA)   =  Local Government Area

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

 


 

Attachment        1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gosford Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Gosford (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL1150647

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1150647

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Mt Penang

 

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          341146     6302130

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    104.5 MHz

Maximum antenna height:                         80 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector
(Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP


At all angles of azimuth


16 kW

 

Notes:-

There is potential for image interference from aeronautical services transmitting on Airservices Australia frequencies 125.7 MHz, 125.8 MHz or 126.0 MHz to some receivers tuned to 104.5 MHz in certain locations within the Gosford licence area.

 


 

 

Attachment        1.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gosford Radio

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Gosford (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1135675

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     HPON AM Tower  adj Facilities Building           Gosford Race Course  2 Blackett St  GOSFORD

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          344219     6300644

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                         MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    747 kHz

Daytime Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

215 V


Special Conditions :-

The day time urban coverage area (10 mV/m) of this transmission is described as that area within a radius of 14 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Easting: 344219; Northing: 6300644. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

The specified radiation pattern is for daytime operation.  The licensee must comply with the specification from one hour after local sunrise to one hour before local sunset, as defined at the transmitter site on the 15th day of each month.

Night-time Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

140 V


Special Conditions :-

The night time coverage area (32 mV/m) of this transmission is described as that area within a radius of 4 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Easting: 344219; Northing: 6300644. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

The specified radiation pattern is for night-time operation.  The licensee must comply with the specification from one hour before local sunset to one hour after local sunrise, as defined at the transmitter site on the 15th day of each month.