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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Devonport Radio - December 2001 to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Devonport area of Tasmania.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 23 Oct 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Oct-2018
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2018
Date of repeal 03 Apr 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Devonport Radio – December 2001 – 2018 (No.1)

 

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

Dated:  22 October 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 – Devonport Radio – December 2001 – 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  Amendments

                   The Licence Area Plan – Devonport Radio – December 2001 (F2005B00968) (principal instrument) is varied as follows:

                     (a)  the principal instrument is renamed as the Licence Area Plan – Devonport Radio;

                     (b)  on page 2, in the heading to the principal instrument, omit:

                              (i)  “– DECEMBER 2001”; and

                             (ii)  “DETERMINATION”;

                     (c)  on page 2:

                              (i)  before the first paragraph, insert “(1)”;

                             (ii)  before the second paragraph, insert “(2)”;

                            (iii)  omit paragraph (1), substitute:

                                (1)           This plan for radio broadcasting services in the Devonport area of Tasmania is made under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

                            (iv)  in paragraph (2), omit “One national radio broadcasting service”, substitute “Two national radio broadcasting services”;

                             (v)  in paragraph (2), omit “Attachments 1.2 - 1.5”, substitute “Attachments 1.2–1.5”;

                            (vi)  in paragraph (2), omit “Determination”, substitute “plan” (each occurrence);

                           (vii)  after paragraph (2), insert:

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

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

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

(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.

                          (viii)  omit “(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 13 December 2001)”;

                     (d)  omit page 3 of the principal instrument;

                     (e)  in Schedule One:

                              (i)  in the heading, omit “- December 2001”;

                             (ii)  omit the column in the table headed “Status”;

                            (iii)  after the row of the table referring to Attachment 1.2, insert the following row:

National

102.1 MHz

N/A

TS1130806

1.2A

Devonport East

                            (iv)  omit the row of the table referring to Attachment 1.3, substitute the following three rows:

Commercial

900 kHz

98.9 MHz

SL4218

SL4218

TS4218001

TS12000089

1.3

1.3A

Devonport

Devonport

 

94.9 MHz

SL4218

TS12000276

1.3B

Barrington Valley

                             (v)  omit the row of the table referring to Attachment 1.4, substitute the following two rows:

Commercial

107.7 MHz

SL10353

TS10005571

1.4

Devonport

 

97.3 MHz

SL10353

TS12000462

1.4A

Barrington Valley

                      (f)  in Attachment 1.1, omit the heading, substitute:

Licence Area – DEVONPORT RA1

Commercial Radio Service Licence Numbers: SL4218, SL10353

                     (g)  in Attachment 1.2:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Kelcey Tier”, substitute “Broadcast Site Kelcey Tier 9 Wrendswood Drive QUOIBA”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “443525”, substitute “443520”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5437430”, substitute “5437444”;

                            (iv)  after “Maximum antenna height”, omit “32 m”, substitute “50 m”;

                             (v)  for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table, substitute the table at Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;

                     (h)  after Attachment 1.2, insert Attachment 1.2A at Part 1 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;

                      (i)  in Attachment 1.3:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Don Hill”, substitute “Broadcast Site off Bass Hwy 4.5km WNW of DEVONPORT”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “442125”, substitute “442175”;

                (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5442777”, substitute “5442755”;


 

                            (iv)  at the end of the Attachment, insert:

Availability of TS4218001 :-

TS4218001 ceases to be available for SL4218 28 days after the first day on which a service provided under SL4218 is transmitted in accordance with TS12000089 in Attachment 1.3A.

Special Condition :-

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

                      (j)  after Attachment 1.3, insert Attachments 1.3A and 1.3B at Part 2 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;

                     (k)  in Attachment 1.4:

                  (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Don Hill”, substitute “7AD Transmitter Site Don Hill DEVONPORT”;

                 (ii)  for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table, substitute the table at Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;

                      (l)  after Attachment 1.4, insert Attachment 1.4A at Part 3 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;

                    (m)  in Attachment 1.5:

                  (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Don Hill”, substitute “7AD Transmitter Site Don Hill DEVONPORT”;

                 (ii)  at the end of the Attachment, omit the Special Condition, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is defined as that area within a radius of 15 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone: 55; Easting: 442060; Northing: 5442730. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

                     (n)  in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.4 and 1.5:

                  (i)  after “Polarisation”; insert “:”;

                 (ii)  after “height”, insert “:”;

                     (o)  in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5:

                  (i)  in the heading, omit “- December 2001”;

                 (ii)  omit “location”, substitute “Location”;

                (iii)  omit “Grid : Reference”, insert “Grid Reference :”;

                (iv)  for the Site Tolerance, omit “Technical Planning Guidelines”, substitute “Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017”; and

                 (v)  after “Frequency Band & Mode”, insert “:”.


Schedule 1—Output Radiation Patterns

(subparagraphs 4(g)(v) and 4(k)(ii))                              

Part 1 – Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.2 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

 

At all angles of azimuth

1.2 kW

Part 2 – Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.4 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 40°T

5 kW

40°T - 160°T

7 kW

160°T - 320°T

6 kW

320°T - 360°T

5 kW


Schedule 2—New Attachments

(Paragraphs 4(h), (j) and (l))                                          

Part 1—Attachment inserted after Attachment 1.2

Attachment 1.2A

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Devonport Radio

 

Category :                                                  National

 

General Area Served :                               Devonport East (TAS)

 

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                             TS1130806

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal Location :                                   Broadcast Site Kelcey Tier 9 Wrendswood         Drive QUOIBA

 

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing

Reference :                                                55          443520     5437444

 

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

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                    102.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height :                        50 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1.2 kW

 


 

Part 2—Attachments inserted after Attachment 1.3

Attachment 1.3A

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Devonport Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

 

General Area Served :                               Devonport (TAS)

 

Service Licence Number :                         SL4218

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                             TS12000089

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal Location :                                   7AD Transmitter Site Don Hill    DEVONPORT

 

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing

Reference :                                                55          442060     5442730

 

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

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                    98.9 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height :                        57 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 40°T

5 kW

40°T - 160°T

7 kW

160°T - 320°T

6 kW

320°T - 360°T

5 kW

 

Advisory Note :-

The provision of a service under SL4218 by transmitter TS12000089 affects the availability of transmitter TS4218001. Refer to Attachment 1.3 for further information.


Attachment 1.3B

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Devonport Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

 

General Area Served :                               Barrington Valley (TAS)

 

Service Licence Number :                         SL4218

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                             TS12000276

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal Location :                                   Broadcast Site MT CLAUDE

 

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing

Reference :                                                55          431807     5406275

 

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 :                        15 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

 

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

 


Part 3—Attachment inserted after Attachment 1.4

Attachment 1.4A

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN : Devonport Radio

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

 

General Area Served :                               Barrington Valley (TAS)

 

Service Licence Number :                         SL10353

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

 

Specification Number :                             TS12000462

 

Transmitter Site :-

 

Nominal Location :                                   Broadcast Site MT CLAUDE

 

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing

Reference :                                                55          431807     5406275

 

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

 

Emission :-

 

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

 

Carrier Frequency :                                    97.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

 

Maximum antenna height :                        15 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W