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Licence Area Plan - Gosford Radio

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Plans/Communications as amended, taking into account amendments up to Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines (Consequential Amendments) Instrument 2017 (No. 1)
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Registered 04 Dec 2017
Start Date 30 Sep 2017

 

Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio

 

made under subsection 26(1) of the

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

 

 

Compilation No. 2

Compilation date:                                          30 September 2017

Includes amendments up to:                        F2017L01299

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepared by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Melbourne


 

 

About this compilation

 

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 30 September 2017 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law.  Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au).  The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes.  For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Federal Register of Legislation for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

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Self-repealing provisions

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Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 31 August 2000)


 

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 1.2

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS10009501

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     92.5 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 

Special Conditions:-

The service is interference limited, only field strength levels of 66 dBmV/m and above will be protected from interference.

 


Attachment 1.3

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS10009502

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     98.1 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 

Special Conditions:-

The service is interference limited, only field strength levels of 66 dBmV/m and above will be protected from interference.

 

 


Attachment 1.4

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          SL5145

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS5145001

 

Transmitter Site:-

 

Nominal location:                                      Lot 319 Debanham Rd SOMERSBY

 

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing

Reference:                                                 56          341500     6302150

 

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     101.3 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         60 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

16 kW


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 2017

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 1.6

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          SL4113

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS4113001

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     107.7 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         80 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

16 kW


Attachment 1.7

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Community

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          SL1150187

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS10008330

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     93.3 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 

Special Conditions:-

The service is interference limited, only field strength levels of 66 dBmV/m and above will be protected from interference.

 


Attachment 1.8

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Community

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          SL1150739

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS10008329

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     94.1 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 

Special Conditions:-

The service is interference limited, only field strength levels of 66 dBmV/m and above will be protected from interference.

 


Attachment 1.9

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Community

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          SL1150186

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS10008328

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     94.9 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 

Special Conditions:-

The service is interference limited, only field strength levels of 66 dBmV/m and above will be protected from interference.

 


Attachment 1.10

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Community

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          SL6527

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS6527001

 

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 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     96.3 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height:                         50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW


Attachment 1.11

 

Licence Area Plan: Gosford Radio

 

Category:                                                   Open Narrowcasting

 

General Area Served:                                Gosford (NSW)

 

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

 

Specification Number:                              TS8315001

 

Transmitter Site:-

 

Nominal location:                                      15km NE Gosford CHITTAWAY POINT

 

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing

Reference:                                                 56          357100     6311200

 

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

 

Emission:-

 

Frequency Band & Mode:                        MF-AM

 

Carrier Frequency:                                     801 kHz

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

 

 

 

0°T - 0°T

0

760 V

10°T - 10°T

0

580 V

20°T - 20°T

0

355 V

30°T - 30°T

0

225 V

40°T - 40°T

0

370 V

50°T - 50°T

0

560 V

60°T - 60°T

0

685 V

70°T - 70°T

0

710 V

80°T - 80°T

0

655 V

90°T - 90°T

0

535 V

100°T - 100°T

0

385 V

110°T - 110°T

0

245 V

120°T - 120°T

0

175 V

130°T - 130°T

0

235 V

140°T - 140°T

0

360 V

150°T - 150°T

0

520 V

160°T - 160°T

0

705 V

170°T - 170°T

0

910 V

180°T - 180°T

0

1.11 kV

190°T - 190°T

0

1.27 kV

200°T - 200°T

0

1.35 kV

210°T - 210°T

0

1.33 kV

220°T - 220°T

0

1.2 kV

230°T - 230°T

0

985 V

240°T - 240°T

0

715 V

250°T - 250°T

0

435 V

260°T - 260°T

0

185 V

270°T - 270°T

0

85 V

280°T - 280°T

0

235 V

290°T - 290°T

0

380 V

300°T - 300°T

0

515 V

310°T - 310°T

0

640 V

320°T - 320°T

0

750 V

330°T - 330°T

0

840 V

340°T - 340°T

0

885 V

350°T - 350°T

0

865 V

 

Special Conditions:-

The coverage area of this transmission is described as that area within a radius of 30 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Easting: 357100; Northing: 6311200. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

 


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 2017

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.


 

Endnotes

Endnote 1 – About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

Endnote 2 (Abbreviation key) sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Endnote 3 (Legislation history) provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law.  The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

Endnote 4 (Amendment history) provides information about the amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level and includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law. 

It also includes information about any misdescribed amendment (that is, an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made).  If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.  If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

ad. = added or inserted

 

am. = amended

 

rep. = repealed

rs. = repealed and substituted

 


 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration or Notification in Gazette

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – August 2000

13 September 2000
(F2005B00610)

13 September 2000

 

Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – Variation – November 2003

20 November 2003
(F2005B00677)

20 November 2003

 

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

24 January 2014

(F2014L00088)

25 January 2014

 

Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines (Consequential Amendments) Instrument 2017 (No. 1)

29 September 2017

(F2017L01299)

30 September 2017

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Title………………………….

am. No. 1 of 2014.

Clause (1)…………………..

rs. No 1 of 2014.

Clause (2)…………………..

rs. No 1 of 2014.

Clause (3)…………………..

ad. No 1 of 2014.

Schedules

 

Introductory text ……………

rep. No. 1 of 2014.

Schedule One………………

rs. November 2003; rs. No. 1 of 2014.

Attachment 1.1 ……………..

rs. November 2003; rs. No. 1 of 2014.

Attachment 1.2 .. …………..

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.3 ……………..

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.4 ……………..

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.5 ……….........

rs. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.5.1 …………..

ad. November 2003; rep. No. 1 of 2014.

Attachment 1.6 …………….

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.7 …………….

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.8 …………….

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.9 …………….

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.10 ……………

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.11 ……………

am. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.12 ……………

ad. No. 1 of 2014; am. No. 1 of 2017.