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Licence Area Plan – Karratha 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 15 Dec 2017
Start Date 30 Sep 2017

 

Licence Area Plan – Karratha 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 – Karratha 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

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Self-repealing provisions

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Licence Area Plan – Karratha Radio

 

DETERMINATION

(1)        This plan for broadcasting services in the Karratha area of Western Australia is made under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

(2)        Five national radio broadcasting services, two commercial radio broadcasting services and three 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 – 1.14 to this plan.

(3)        In this plan, unless the contrary intention, appears:

(a)        a reference  to a schedule or an attachment includes a reference to that schedule or attachment as amended from time to time;

(b)        a reference to any other legislative instrument is a reference to that other instrument as in force from time to time; and

(c)        a reference to any other kind of instrument or writing is a reference to that other instrument or writing as in force or in existence at the time the reference was included in this plan.

Note 1:    For references to Commonwealth Acts, see section 10 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901; and see also subsection 13(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 for the application of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 to legislative instruments.

Note 2:    All Commonwealth Acts and legislative instruments are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

 

(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 21 June 1996.)

 

 

 


Schedule One

Licence Area Plan: Karratha Radio

Licence Area: KARRATHA RA1

Service Category

Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

702 kHz

N/A

TS10001796

1.2

Karratha

National

100.9 MHz

N/A

TS10000595

1.3

Karratha

National

104.1 MHz

N/A

TS10000599

1.4

Karratha

National

107.9 MHz

N/A

TS10000612

1.5

Dampier

National

107.5 MHz

N/A

TS10000604

1.6

Roebourne

Commercial

1260 kHz

SL10337

TS001792

1.7

Karratha

Commercial

102.5 MHz

SL10337

TS1138067

1.8

Karratha

Commercial

95.3 MHz

SL10337

TS1138069

1.9

Roebourne

Commercial

106.5 MHz

SL10009

TS10000596

1.10

Karratha

Commercial

94.5 MHz

SL10009

TS10004981

1.11

Roebourne

Open Narrowcasting

101.7 MHz

N/A

TS10005151

1.12

Karratha

Open Narrowcasting

93.7 MHz

N/A

TS10005145

1.13

Dampier

Open Narrowcasting

97.7 MHz

N/A

TS10005150

1.14

Roebourne

 


 

Attachment 1.1

 

Licence Area - KARRATHA RA1

Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL10337 and SL10009

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 5 August 2001, is: 

Area Description

Roebourne (S)

 

Note: 

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:

 (S)      =          Shire


 

Attachment 1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10001796

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Australia Site North West Coastal Hwy 8 km SE of KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          488786     7700724

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency:                                     702 kHz

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

948 V

 

Advisory Note:

The CMF at all elevations is not to exceed the specified CMF at 0 degrees elevation for all angles of azimuth.


Attachment 1.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10000595

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Australia Site Bulgarra Hill off Millstream Road KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          485207     7706950

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     100.9 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W


Attachment 1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10000599

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Australia Site Bulgarra Hill off Millstream Road KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          485207     7706950

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:                         65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W


Attachment 1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio 

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Dampier (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10000612

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Pilbara Iron Site Kangaroo Hill off Dampier Rd DAMPIER

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          471548     7715834

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     107.9 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         35 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W


Attachment 1.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Roebourne (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10000604

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Australia Site off Fisher Drive
MOUNT WELCOME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          514644     7702938

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     107.5 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         33 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW


Attachment 1.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          SL10337

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10001792

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      North West Radio Site 2 km NW of KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          482130     7708124

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency:                                     1260 kHz

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

300 V

 

Availability of TS10001792:

TS10001792 ceases to be available for SL10337 28 days after the first day on which the service provided under SL10337 is transmitted by transmitter TS1138067.

Advisory Note:

The CMF at all elevations is not to exceed the specified CMF at 0 degrees elevation for all angles of azimuth.


Attachment 1.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio 

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          SL10337

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS1138067

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Optus Tower, Jaburara Heritage Trail Lookout Site, KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          482357     7705460

Site Tolerance:                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     102.5 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

 

Availability of TS1138067:

TS1138067 is only available for the transmission of a service under the licence SL10337 if the licensee of that licence uses the transmitter concurrently with the transmitter TS1138069 to transmit the same service transmitted by TS1138067.

Advisory Note:

The provision of a service under SL10337 by transmitter TS1138067 affects the availability of transmitter TS10001792. Refer to Attachment 1.7 for further information.


Attachment 1.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

General Area Served:                                Roebourne (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          SL10337

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS1138069

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Australia Site off Fisher Drive
MOUNT WELCOME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          514644     7702938

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     95.3 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         35 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

 


Attachment 1.10

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio 

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          SL10009

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10000596

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Optus Tower, Jaburara Heritage Trail Lookout Site, KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          482357     7705460

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     106.5 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW


Attachment 1.11

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

General Area Served:                                Roebourne (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          SL10009

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10004981

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Australia Site off Fisher Drive
MOUNT WELCOME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          514644     7702938

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     94.5 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         35 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

 


Attachment 1.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served:                                Karratha (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10005151

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Optus Tower, Jaburara Heritage Trail Lookout Site KARRATHA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          482357     7705460

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     101.7 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Vertical

Maximum antenna height:                         65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

 

Advisory Note:

The coverage area of this transmission is 27 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone 50, Easting 482300, Northing 7705500. This point is not the same as the nominal transmitter site.


Attachment 1.13

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio

 

Category:                                                   Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served:                                Dampier (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10005145

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Pilbara Iron Site Kangaroo Hill off Dampier Rd DAMPIER

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          471548     7715834

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     93.7 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         35 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 

Advisory Note:

The coverage area of this transmission is 8 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone 50, Easting 471600, Northing 7715800. This point is not the same as the nominal transmitter site.


Attachment 1.14

LICENCE AREA PLAN:      Karratha Radio 

 

Category:                                                   Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served:                                Roebourne (WA)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS10005150

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Roe Street
                                                                  ROEBOURNE

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference:                                                 50          515100     7703500

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     97.7 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Vertical

Maximum antenna height:                         33 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

50 W

 

Advisory Note:

The coverage area of this transmission is 8 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone 50, Easting 515100, Northing 7703500. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

 


 

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 – Karratha (Radio) – June 1996

10 July 1996

(F2005B01252)

11 July 1996

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Karratha Radio – May 2003

28 May 2003

(F2005B01253)

29 May 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Karratha (Radio) – 2017 (No. 1)

7 April 2017

(F2017L00397)

8 April 2017

 

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 2017.

Clause (1)

rs. No.1 of 2017.

Clause (2)

rs. No.1 of 2017.

Clause (3)

rs. No.1 of 2017.

Clause (4)

ad. No.1 of 2017.

Schedule One

am No. 1 of 2003; rs. No.1 of 2017.

Schedule Two

rs. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.1

Attachment 1.1.1

am No. 1 of 2003; rs. No.1 of 2017.

ad No. 1 of 2003.

Attachment 1.2

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.3

rep. No. 1 of 2003; ad. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.4

rep. No. 1 of 2003; ad. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.5

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.6

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.7

rep. No. 1 of 2003; ad. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.8

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.9

rep. No. 1 of 2003; ad. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.10

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.11

rep. No. 1 of 2003; ad. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.12

rep. No. 1 of 2003; ad. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.13

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.14

rs. No.1 of 2017; am. F2017L01299.

Attachment 1.15

rep. No. 1 of 2003.

Attachment 1.16

rep. No. 1 of 2003.

Attachment 1.17

rep. No.1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.18

rep. No.1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.19

rep. No. 1 of 2003.

Attachment 1.20

rep. No. 1 of 2017.

Attachment 1.21

rep. No. 1 of 2003.