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This determination revokes and replaces the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 1997 (the 1997 Determination) without making any significant changes to the regulatory arrangements created by the 1997 Determination.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 14 Sep 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Sep-2015
Tabled Senate15-Sep-2015

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 2015

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

Dated 4th September 2015

Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member

Richard Bean
[signed]
Member/General Manager

 

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 2015.

1A           Commencement

                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.

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.

1B           Revocation

                The Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Fixed Receive Licence) Determination 1997 [F2005B01142] is revoked.

2              Scope

         (1)   This Determination sets out a condition to which a fixed receive licence is subject.

         (2)   However, if the condition in this Determination is inconsistent with a condition specified in the licence, the condition specified in the licence applies.

 

3              Interpretation

         (1)   In this Determination, unless the contrary intention appears:

analogue speech (angle modulated) equipment means a radiocommunications device to which the Radiocommunications (Analogue Speech (Angle Modulated) Equipment) Standard 2014 applies.

licensee means:

                (a)    the holder of a fixed receive licence; and

               (b)    any person authorised by the holder of the licence to operate a station under the licence.

Note 1  In accordance with paragraph 13(1)(b) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, other expressions in this Determination have the same meaning as in the Act, including:

·        frequency band

·        import

Note 2  In accordance with section 64 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005, other expressions in this Determination have the same meaning as in the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2015, including:

·             Act

·             fixed receive licence

         (2)   In this Determination, unless otherwise specified, the range of numbers that identifies a frequency band includes the higher, but not the lower, number.

4              Condition

                For paragraph 107(1)(f) of the Act, every fixed receive licence is subject to the condition in this Determination.

5              Technical performance of antenna

                If a fixed receive station includes analogue speech (angle modulated) equipment that is operated:

                (a)    on a transmitter frequency in the frequency band:

                        (i)      29.7 MHz to 30 MHz; or

                        (ii)     30 MHz to 520 MHz; and

               (b)    on a frequency channel with a bandwidth of 12.5 kHz, 20 kHz or 25 kHz;

                the equipment must comply with the requirements of any applicable standard made under section 162 of the Act as in force at the time when:

                (c)    if the station was manufactured in Australia — the day it was manufactured;

               (d)    if the station was manufactured overseas and imported — the day it was imported;

                (e)    if the station was altered or modified in a material respect in Australia — the day it was altered or modified.