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Licence Area Plan – Gunnedah 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)
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Registered 04 Dec 2017
Start Date 30 Sep 2017

 

Licence Area Plan – Gunnedah 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 – Gunnedah 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.

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Self-repealing provisions

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Licence Area Plan – Gunnedah Radio

(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 service 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.

(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 9 July 1998)


 

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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 1042302

NSW CD 1042508

NSW CD 1042702

NSW CD 1042602

NSW CD 1042502

NSW CD 1042507

NSW CD 1042405

NSW CD 1042509

NSW CD 1042304

NSW CD 1042504

NSW CD 1041106

NSW CD 1042307

NSW CD 1042703

NSW CD 1042510

NSW CD 1042601

NSW CD 1042505

NSW CD 1042402

NSW CD 1041108

NSW CD 1042306

NSW CD 1042501

NSW CD 1042309

NSW CD 1042506

NSW CD 1042305

NSW CD 1042503

NSW CD 1042303

NSW CD 1042604

NSW CD 1041107

NSW CD 1041109

NSW CD 1042301

NSW CD 1042404

NSW CD 1042407

NSW CD 1042308

NSW CD 1042406

NSW CD 1042403

 

 

 

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 2017

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 1042402

NSW CD 1041211

 

NSW CD 1041412

NSW CD 1041008

 

NSW CD 1041006

NSW CD 1041205

 

NSW CD 1041606

NSW CD 1041001

 

NSW CD 1041009

NSW CD 1041002

 

NSW CD 1041104

NSW CD 1041206

 

NSW CD 1041305

NSW CD 1041201

 

NSW CD 1041303

NSW CD 1041207

 

NSW CD 1041304

NSW CD 1041202

 

NSW CD 1040901

NSW CD 1041204

 

NSW CD 1041301

NSW CD 1041108

 

NSW CD 1041306

NSW CD 1041210

 

NSW CD 1041005

NSW CD 1041208

 

NSW CD 1041302

NSW CD 1041212

 

NSW CD 1041007

NSW CD 1041109

 

NSW CD 1042401

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

 

 

 

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 2017

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

 

 

 

 

 


 

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 – Gunnedah (Radio) – July 1998

22 July 1998
(F2005B00614)

22 July 1998

 

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

5 July 2016

(F2016L01165)

6 July 2016

 

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 2016

Clause (1)…………………..

rs. No 1 of 2016

Clause (2)…………………..

rs. No 1 of 2016

Clause (3)…………………..

rs. No 1 of 2016

Clause (4) …………………...

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Clause (5) …………………...

ad. No. 1 of 2016

Schedules

 

Introductory text ……………

rep. No. 1 of 2016

Schedule One………………

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Schedule Two ………………

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Schedule Three …………….

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Attachment 1.1 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Attachment 1.2 .. …………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017

Attachment 1.3 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017

Attachment 1.4 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017

Attachment 1.5 ……….........

ad. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017

Attachment 1.6 …………….

ad. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017

Attachment 2.1 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Attachment 2.2 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017

Attachment 3.1 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016

Attachment 3.2 ……………..

rs. No. 1 of 2016; am. No. 1 of 2017