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The instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Bathurst Radio to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Bathurst area of New South Wales by making spectrum available for an FM transmitter for the 2BS AM commercial radio broadcasting service, enabling a conversion of that service from AM to FM.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 28 Aug 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Sep-2018
Tabled Senate10-Sep-2018
Date of repeal 30 Aug 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio – 2018 (No.1)

 

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

Dated:  24 August 2018

 

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]

Member

 

James Cameron

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority


 


1  Name

                   This is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio – 2018 (No.1).

2  Commencement

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

Note:  The Federal Register of Legislation may be accessed at www.legislation.gov.au.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 26(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

4  Variation

                   The Licence Area Plan – Bathurst Radio (F2005B00664) is varied as follows:

(a)    on page 3, omit paragraph (5), substitute:

 

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

 

(a)    a reference in this plan to a schedule or an attachment is a reference to a schedule or an attachment to this plan;

(b)   a reference to the Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017 is a reference to that instrument as in force from time to time;

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

(d)   a reference to any other kind of instrument or writing is a reference to that other kind of 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:

(b)   omit all the text on the page with the heading “Each of the Schedules sets out:”;

(c)    repeal Schedule One, substitute Schedule One at Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(d)   repeal Schedule Two, substitute Schedule Two at Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(e)    repeal Attachments 1.1–1.12, 2.2, 2.3, and 3.2, substitute Attachments 1.1–1.12, 2.2, 2.3, and 3.2 at Schedule 3 to this instrument;

(f)    after Attachment 1.2 and before Attachment 1.3, insert Attachment 1.2A at Schedule 4 to this instrument;

(g)    in Attachment 2.1, omit “Licence Area ID - 418”; and

(h)   in Attachment 3.1, omit “Licence Area ID - 789”.

 


Schedule 1

(Paragraph 4(c))


Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Bathurst Radio

Licence Area : BATHURST RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

95.9 MHz

N/A

TS10007024

1.4

Bathurst City

National

96.7 MHz

N/A

TS10001819

1.5

Bathurst City

National

97.5 MHz

N/A

TS10007025

1.6

Bathurst City

National

98.3 MHz

N/A

TS10014310

1.11

Bathurst City

Commercial

1503 kHz

SL10248

TS10004208

1.2

Bathurst

 

95.1 MHz

SL10248

TS12000080

1.2A

Bathurst

 

89.3 MHz

SL10248

TS10013964

1.8

Blayney

 

88.1 MHz

SL10248

TS10013961

1.9

Burraga

 

90.1 MHz

SL10248

TS10013957

1.10

Sofala

 

105.5 MHz

SL10248

TS1133740

1.12

Oberon

Commercial

99.3 MHz

SL10276

TS10001355

1.3

Bathurst

Open Narrow-casting

100.9 MHz

N/A

TS10001353

1.7

Bathurst

 


 

Schedule 2

(Paragraph 4(d))

Schedule Two

Licence Area Plan : Bathurst Radio

Licence Area : BATHURST RA2

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

92.3 MHz

SL10281

TS10001818

2.2

Bathurst City

 

94.7 MHz

SL10281

TS10004545

2.3

Orange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 3

 

(Paragraph 4(e))

      Attachment 1.1

Licence Area – BATHURST RA1

Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers: SL10248, SL10276

The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 8 August 2006, is:

Area Description

     Area Description

Bathurst Regional (A) - Pt A (SLA)

     NSW CD 141305

NSW CD 140401

     NSW CD 141501

NSW CD 140402

     NSW CD 141502

NSW CD 140403

     NSW CD 141503

NSW CD 140404

     NSW CD 141504

NSW CD 140501

     NSW CD 141505

NSW CD 140502

     NSW CD 141506

NSW CD 141101

     NSW CD 141507

NSW CD 141102

     NSW CD 141508

NSW CD 141103

     NSW CD 141509

NSW CD 141104

     NSW CD 141510

NSW CD 141105

     NSW CD 142001

NSW CD 141106

     NSW CD 142002

NSW CD 141107

     NSW CD 142003

NSW CD 141108

     NSW CD 142004

NSW CD 141204

     NSW CD 142005

NSW CD 141301

     NSW CD 142006

NSW CD 141302

     NSW CD 142007

NSW CD 141303

     NSW CD 142010

NSW CD 141304

     NSW CD 142012

 

 

 


 

Note:

Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics:

(SLA)    =   Statistical Local Area

(A)         =   NSW Local Government Area (excluding Cities)

(CD)      =   Collection District


 

 

                                                                                         Attachment 1.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10004208

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Broadcast Site Freemantle Rd EGLINTON

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          735991     6304428

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                    1503 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

1.055 kV

73°T

43

182 V

118°T

7

960 V

126°T

7

950 V

217°T

27

160 V

218°T

16

98 V

 

Availability of TS10004208 :-

TS10004208 ceases to be available for SL10248 28 days after the first day on which the service provided under SL10248 is transmitted by transmitter TS12000080.

 

Special Condition :-

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 :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10276

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001355

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Bathurst Broadcasters Site Gulf Forest Rd          2km North of YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          760758     6297185

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    99.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW

 


 

 

       Attachment 1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst City (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10007024

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra Site Reid Park MT PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          736648     6295690

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 :                        37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


 

 

       Attachment 1.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst City (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001819

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra Site Reid Park MT PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          736648     6295690

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    96.7 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


 

 

      Attachment 1.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst City (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10007025

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra Site Reid Park MT PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          736648     6295690

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 :                        37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


 

 

Attachment          1.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001353

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Nominal Planning Site Gulf Forest Rd 2km
                                                                  North of YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          760700     6297100

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 :                        30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW

 

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmitter is a circle with a radius of 30 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone: 55; Easting: 736650; Northing: 6295750. This point is not the same as the nominal transmitter site.


 

 

        Attachment 1.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Blayney (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10013964

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Optus Site Church Hill Lowe St BLAYNEY

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          708969     6288551

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    89.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 50°T

10 W

50°T - 80°T

100 W

80°T - 90°T

250 W

90°T - 100°T

500 W

100°T - 180°T

1 kW

180°T - 190°T

500 W

190°T - 200°T

250 W

200°T - 230°T

100 W

230°T - 360°T

10 W

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    Attachment 1.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Burraga (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10013961

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Council Hut Mt Ryan Triangle Flat
                                                                  ABERCROMBIE

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          726726     6251735

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    88.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 10°T

1 kW

10°T - 25°T

1.45 kW

25°T - 115°T

2 kW

115°T - 130°T

1.45 kW

130°T - 150°T

1 kW

150°T - 170°T

500 W

170°T - 200°T

320 W

200°T - 300°T

80 W

300°T - 330°T

320 W

330°T - 350°T

500 W

350°T - 360°T

1 kW

 

 

Attachment          1.10

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Sofala (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10013957

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Council Site Monkey Hill SOFALA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          741100     6342000

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    90.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 95°T

10 W

95°T - 125°T

40 W

125°T - 145°T

60 W

145°T - 165°T

125 W

165°T - 180°T

180 W

180°T - 270°T

250 W

270°T - 285°T

180 W

285°T - 305°T

125 W

305°T - 325°T

60 W

325°T - 355°T

40 W

355°T - 360°T

10 W

 


 

 

       Attachment 1.11

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Bathurst City (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10014310

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra Site Reid Park MT PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          736648     6295690

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    98.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        37 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

 


 

 

       Attachment 1.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Oberon (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1133740

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra Site Falls Hill Abercrombie Road
                                                                  OBERON

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          763025     6266975

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    105.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        25 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

100 W

 

Advisory Note :-

The service has been planned on an interference limited basis. Field strengths below the planned minimum median field strength level are likely to suffer interference from other broadcasting services.

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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.


 

Attachment          2.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Bathurst City (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10281

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001818

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Vertel Site Reid Park MT PANORAMA

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          736688     6295716

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    92.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 


 

 

       Attachment 2.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Orange (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10281

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10004545

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Nominal Planning Site MT CANOBOLAS

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          684425     6308875

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    94.7 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

 


 

 

Attachment          3.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Community

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10275

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10001354

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Nominal Planning Site Gulf Forest Rd 2km
                                                                  North of YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          760700     6297100

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    100.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

10 kW

 


 

 

Schedule 4

 

(Paragraph 4(f))                                                                                               

        Attachment 1.2A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Bathurst Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Bathurst (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10248

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000080

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Bathurst Broadcasters Site Gulf Forest Rd          2km North of YETHOLME

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          760758     6297185

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    95.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        45 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 70°T

10 kW

70°T - 165°T

5 kW

165°T - 360°T

10 kW

 

Advisory Note :-

The provision of a service under SL10248 by transmitter TS12000080 affects the availability of transmitter TS10004208. Refer to Attachment 1.2 for further information.