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No. 1 of 2016 Plans/Communications as made
This instrument varies the Licence Area Plan – Gunnedah Radio – July 1998.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 05 Jul 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 07 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Gunnedah Radio – 2016 (No.1)

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes this instrument under subsection 26(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

 

Date                                        4 July 2016

 

Richard Bean

[signed]

Member

 

Brendan Byrne

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

1. Name of Instrument

This instrument is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Gunnedah Radio – 2016 (No. 1).

2. 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 Legisation (FRL) in electronic form: see the Legisation Act 2003, s4 (definition of register). The FRL may be accessed at http://www.legislation.gov.au

3. Variation

The Licence Area Plan - Gunnedah (Radio) – July 1998 (F2005B00614) determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 9 July 1998, is varied as follows:

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

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

(c)    on the first page of the instrument:

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

(ii)   number the four paragraphs as clauses (1), (2), (3) and (4) consecutively; and

(iii)  omit clauses (1) – (4) and substitute the following clauses:

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

(2)        Two commercial radio broadcasting services and one open narrowcasting radio 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 One and Attachments 1.2 – 1.6 to this plan.

(3)        One community radio service is to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 to this plan with the use of the broadcasting services bands. The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the service that is to be available in the area described at Attachment 2.1 are set out in Schedule Two and Attachment 2.2 to this plan.

(4)        One community radio service is to be available in the area described at Attachment 3.1 to this plan with the use of the broadcasting services bands. The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the service that is to be available in the area described at Attachment 3.1 are set out in Schedule Three and Attachment 3.2 to this plan.

(5)        A reference in this plan to a schedule or an attachment includes reference to that schedule or attachment as amended from time to time.”;

(d)   immediately before Schedule One:

(i)     omit the heading “SCHEDULES”;

(ii)   omit the words “Each of the Schedules sets out:” and all eight paragraphs marked with dot points that follow;

(e)    omit all Schedules and substitute all Schedules of this instrument; and

(f)    omit all Attachments and substitute all Attachments of this instrument.

 

 

 

Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Gunnedah Radio

Licence Area : GUNNEDAH RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Commercial

97.5 MHz

SL10317

TS10004785

1.2

Gunnedah

 

104.1 MHz

SL10317

TS1136775

1.3

Coonabarabran

Commercial

1080 kHz

SL4123

TS4123001

1.4

Gunnedah

 

103.3 MHz

SL4123

TS1136774

1.5

Coonabarabran

Open Narrowcasting

95.9 MHz

N/A

TS10008271

1.6

Gunnedah

 

Schedule Two

Licence Area Plan : Gunnedah Radio

Licence Area : GUNNEDAH RA2

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

104.7 MHz

SL1150101

TS10008159

2.2

Gunnedah (Town)

 

Schedule Three

Licence Area Plan : Gunnedah Radio

Licence Area : NARRABRI RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

91.3 MHz

SL1150088

TS10008103

3.2

Narrabri

 

 


Attachment        1.1

Licence Area - GUNNEDAH RA1

Licence Area ID - 376

Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL4123, SL10317

 

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 6 August 1991, is: 

 

Area Description

 


Gunnedah (S)

NSW CD 1042208

NSW CD 1040803

NSW CD 1041209

NSW CD 1041211

NSW CD 1041008

NSW CD 1041205

NSW CD 1041001

NSW CD 1041002

NSW CD 1050910

NSW CD 1041206

NSW CD 1041201

NSW CD 1040805

NSW CD 1042203

NSW CD 1041207

NSW CD 1041202

NSW CD 1041204

NSW CD 1050904

NSW CD 1050911

NSW CD 1041108

NSW CD 1041210

NSW CD 1050905

NSW CD 1040804

NSW CD 1041208

NSW CD 1050912

NSW CD 1041212

NSW CD 1041109

NSW CD 1040811

NSW CD 1041105

NSW CD 1040801

NSW CD 1041003

NSW CD 1042705

NSW CD 1050902

NSW CD 1042207

NSW CD 1042206

NSW CD 1042702

NSW CD 1041004

NSW CD 1050908

NSW CD 1041102

NSW CD 1042704

NSW CD 1041101

NSW CD 1041203

NSW CD 1050909

NSW CD 1042706

NSW CD 1040906

NSW CD 1042701

NSW CD 1042201

NSW CD 1040802

NSW CD 1040909

NSW CD 1041106

NSW CD 1040810

NSW CD 1042703

NSW CD 1130101

NSW CD 1041103

NSW CD 1050914

NSW CD 1050906

NSW CD 1042209

NSW CD 1050901

NSW CD 1041104

NSW CD 1041305

NSW CD 1040905

NSW CD 1042708

NSW CD 1041107

NSW CD 1041005

NSW CD 1040903

NSW CD 1050913

NSW CD 1050903

NSW CD 1042101

NSW CD 1042107

 


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 

(CD)    =          Collection District

(S)       =          Shire


Attachment        1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Gunnedah (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10317

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10004785

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Australia Site  MOUNT DOWE

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          227432     6646103

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    97.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        120 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 80°T

1 kW

80°T - 140°T

5 kW

140°T - 280°T

20 kW

280°T - 360°T

1 kW

 


Attachment        1.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Coonabarabran (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10317

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1136775

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Mast  2MO Gunnedah P/L Site Flannel Estate  Eagleview Rd  COONABARABRAN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          722393     6542177

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    104.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

Note :-

Any transmission in accordance with this specification is planned on the basis that it will be protected to a minimum median field strength level of 66 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.


Attachment        1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Gunnedah (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4123

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS4123001

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     2MO AM Site  Oxley Highway  GUNNEDAH

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          233700     6568600

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    1080 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

435 V

 


Attachment        1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Coonabarabran (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4123

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1136774

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Mast  2MO Gunnedah P/L Site Flannel  Estate Eagleview Rd COONABARABRAN

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  55          722393     6542177

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    103.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

Note :-

Any transmission in accordance with this specification is planned on the basis that it will be protected to a minimum median field strength level of 66 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.


Attachment        1.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Gunnedah (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10008271

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Australia Site  MOUNT DOWE

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          227432     6646103

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    95.9 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        120 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 80°T

1 kW

80°T - 140°T

5 kW

140°T - 280°T

20 kW

280°T - 360°T

1 kW

 

Special Condition :-

The coverage area of this service is a circle with a radius of 100 kilometres from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 55;  Easting: 770000;  Northing: 6595000.


Attachment        2.1

Licence Area - GUNNEDAH RA2

Licence Area ID - 711

Community Radio Service Licence number:  SL1150101

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 6 August 1991, is: 

 

Area Description

 

NSW CD 1042603

NSW CD 1042508

NSW CD 1042602

NSW CD 1042507

NSW CD 1042509

NSW CD 1042504

NSW CD 1042307

NSW CD 1042510

NSW CD 1042505

NSW CD 1041108

NSW CD 1042501

NSW CD 1042506

NSW CD 1042503

NSW CD 1042604

NSW CD 1041109

NSW CD 1042404

NSW CD 1042308

NSW CD 1042403

NSW CD 1042302

NSW CD 1042702

NSW CD 1042502

NSW CD 1042405

NSW CD 1042304

NSW CD 1041106

NSW CD 1042703

NSW CD 1042601

NSW CD 1042402

NSW CD 1042306

NSW CD 1042309

NSW CD 1042305

NSW CD 1042303

NSW CD 1041107

NSW CD 1042301

NSW CD 1042407

NSW CD 1042406

 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 

(CD)    =          Collection District

 


Attachment        2.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Gunnedah (Town) (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL1150101

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10008159

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Technicom Site  Black Jack Mountain via            GUNNEDAH

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          231822     6564126

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    104.7 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        50 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

 


Attachment        3.1

Licence Area - NARRABRI RA1

Licence Area ID - 716

Community Radio Service Licence number:  SL1150088

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 6 August 1991, is: 

 

Area Description

 


NSW CD 1041209

NSW CD 1041211

NSW CD 1041008

NSW CD 1041205

NSW CD 1041001

NSW CD 1041002

NSW CD 1041206

NSW CD 1041201

NSW CD 1041207

NSW CD 1041202

NSW CD 1041204

NSW CD 1041108

NSW CD 1041210

NSW CD 1041208

NSW CD 1041212

NSW CD 1041109

NSW CD 1041105

NSW CD 1041003

NSW CD 1041403

NSW CD 1041004

NSW CD 1041102

NSW CD 1041307

NSW CD 1041101

NSW CD 1041203

NSW CD 1041308

NSW CD 1041605

NSW CD 1041106

NSW CD 1041103

NSW CD 1042402

NSW CD 1041412

NSW CD 1041006

NSW CD 1041606

NSW CD 1041009

NSW CD 1041104

NSW CD 1041305

NSW CD 1041303

NSW CD 1041304

NSW CD 1040901

NSW CD 1041301

NSW CD 1041306

NSW CD 1041005

NSW CD 1041302

NSW CD 1041007

NSW CD 1042401


 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 

 

 (CD)   =          Collection District

 


Attachment        3.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gunnedah Radio

 

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Narrabri (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL1150088

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10008103

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Australia Site  MOUNT DOWE

Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          227432     6646103

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    91.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        75 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 230°T

1 kW

230°T - 290°T

10 kW

290°T - 360°T

1 kW