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The instrument varies the Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence 2015 to include new arrangements for all transmitters operating in the 122000-122250 MHz band and new arrangements for medical telemetry and telecommand transmitters operating in the 430 440 MHz and 2483.5-2500 MHz bands.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Made 21 Jun 2018
Registered 26 Jun 2018
Tabled HR 27 Jun 2018
Tabled Senate 28 Jun 2018
Date of repeal 28 Jun 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Variation under section 132 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated 21 June 2018                            

 

 

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]
Member

 

James Cameron

[signed]
Member/General Manager

 

 



 

1              Name of instrument

                This instrument is the Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence Variation 2018 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.      

                             Note          All legislative instruments must be registered on the Federal Register of Legislation Instruments required to be maintained under the Legislation Act 2003.

3              Authority

               This instrument is made under section 132 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

4              Variation of Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence 2015

                Schedule 1 varies the Radiocommunications (Low Interference Potential Devices) Class Licence 2015 [F2015L01438].



 

Schedule 1        Variations

(section 4)

 

[1]           Schedule 1, after item 23

insert

23A

All transmitters

122000-122250

See limitations

 

(a)     The maximum radiated power spectral density must not exceed 10 dBm per 250 MHz

(b)     The maximum radiated power spectral density must not exceed ‑48 dBm per MHz for elevations above 30 degrees.

[2]            Schedule 1, item 33, Column 4 – Limitations

 

            omit sub-paragraph (b)(ii) and susbtitute

 

            FCC Rules Title 47 Part 95 Sections 2573 and 2579

 

 

[3]          Schedule 1, after item 34

insert

 

34A

 

Medical endoscopy capsule transmitters

(see Note 2 and

Note 3)

 

 

430-440

See limitations

 

(a)    The maximum effective radiated power spectral density must not exceed ‑50 dBm per 100 kHz.

 

(b)   The total effective radiated power must not exceed ‑40 dBm within a 10 MHz measurement bandwidth

 

(c)    Both limits are intended for measurement outside the patient’s body

 

[4]            Schedule 1, after item 35

insert

 

35A

Medical body area network transmitters

(see Note 2)

2483.5-2500

See limitations

 

The transmitter must comply with ETSI Standard EN 303 203

 

35B

Low power active medical implant

(see Note 2)

2483.5-2500

See limitations

The transmitter must comply with ETSI Standard EN 301 559

 

 

[5]            Schedule 1, item 65, Column 1

                 omit ‘used indoors’

 

[6]            Schedule 1, item 65, Column 4 – Limitations

                 omit paragraphs (a) to (d) and substitute

 

The transmitter must comply with FCC Rules Title 47 Part 15 Section 255.

 

 

[7]            Schedule 1, Note 2

                 substitute 

 

Note 2    The systems and associated medical implant communications systems transmitters mentioned in items 33, 34, 34A, 35A and 35B are devices that require marketing approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

 

 

[8]            Schedule 1, immediately following Note 2

                 insert 

Note 3    A transmitter that complies with ETSI Standard EN 303 520 will meet the requirement not to exceed the Limitations (Column 4) specified at item 34A.

 

 

[9]            Schedule 2, after item 5

                 insert

5A

35A

EN 303 203

Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM); Short Range Devices (SRD); Medical Body Area Network Systems (MBANSs) operating in the 2483.5 MHz to 2500 MHz range;

ETSI

 

5B

35B

EN 301 559

Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM); Short Range Devices (SRD); Low Power Active Medical Implants (LP-AMI) operating in the 2483.5 MHz to 2500 MHz range;

ETSI

 

[10]          Schedule 2, item 16

                 omit the item and substitute

16

33

Code of Federal Regulation Title 47 §95 section 2573

Part 95, Section 2573 MedRadio authorized bandwidth

FCC

 

[11]          Schedule 2, item 17

                 omit the item and substitute

17

33

Code of Federal Regulation Title 47 §95 Section 2579

Part 95, Section 2579 MedRadio unwanted emissions limits

FCC

 

[12]          Schedule 2, after item 17

                 insert

18

65

Code of Federal Regulation Title 47 §15.255

Part 15, Section 255 Operation within the band 57-71 GHz

FCC