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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Queenstown Radio - December 2001 to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Queenstown 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 – Queenstown 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 – Queenstown 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 – Queenstown Radio – December 2001 (F2005B00964) (principal instrument) is varied as follows:

(a)    the principal instrument is renamed as the Licence Area Plan – Queenstown 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 Queenstown area of Tasmania is made under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

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

(v)      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.

(vi)    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)    in the row of the table referring to Attachment 1.11:

(A)     omit “837 kHz” from the Frequency column, substitute “92.1 MHz”;

(B)       omit “TS4222001” from the Technical Specification No column, substitute “TS2000330”;

(C)       in the Area Served column, after “Queenstown”, insert “/Zeehan”;

(iv)    in the row of the table referring to Attachment 1.14, omit “92.1 MHz” from the Frequency column, substitute “95.3 MHz”;

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

Licence Area – QUEENSTOWN RA1

Commercial Radio Service Licence Numbers: SL4222, SL10311

(g)     in Attachment 1.2:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Queenstown”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site off Zeehan Hwy 4.5km NNW of QUEENSTOWN”;

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

Special Condition :-

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

(h)   in Attachment 1.3, for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Owen”, substitute “Broadcast Site MT OWEN”;

(i)     in each of Attachments 1.4 and 1.5, for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Read”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site MT READ”;

(j)     in Attachment 1.6:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Cleveland”, substitute “Broadcast/Comm Site MT CLEVELAND”;

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

(k)   in Attachment 1.7:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Strahan”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site off Ocean Beach Rd STRAHAN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit ““359605”, substitute “359640”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5332025”, substitute “5332095”;


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

Advisory 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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

(l)     in Attachment 1.8:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Strahan”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site off Ocean Beach Rd STRAHAN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “359605”, substitute “359640”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5332025”, substitute “5332095”;

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

Advisory 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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

(m) in each of Attachments 1.9 and 1.10, for the Nominal location, omit “Companion Hill”, substitute “Telstra/Broadcast Site COMPANION HILL”;

(n)   in Attachment 1.11:

(i)      for the General Area Served, omit “Queenstown”, substitute “Queenstown/Zeehan”;

(ii)     omit “Technical Specification – AM Radio”, substitute “Technical Specification – FM Radio”;

(iii)    for the Specification Number, omit “TS4222001”, substitute “TS12000330”;

(iv)    for the Nominal location, omit “Queenstown”, substitute “Works Tasmania Site MT OWEN”;

(v)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “379698”, substitute “384670”;

(vi)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5338403”, substitute “5339710”;

(vii)   for the Frequency Band & Mode; omit “MF-AM”, substitute “VHF-FM”;

(viii)  for the Carrier Frequency, omit “837 kHz”, substitute “92.1 MHz”;

(ix)    after the Carrier Frequency, insert:

Polarisation :                            Mixed

Maximum antenna height :      30 m

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

(o)   in Attachment 1.12:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Read”, substitute “Commercial Broadcast Site MT READ”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “378870”, substitute 378795”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5366311”, substitute “5366280”;


(iv)    for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table, substitute the table at Part 3 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(p)   in Attachment 1.13:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Strahan”, substitute “Broadcast Monopole Council Site Strahan Airport, Macquarie Heads Rd STRAHAN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “362340”, substitute “358825”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5332170”, substitute “5331682”;

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

Advisory 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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

(q)   in Attachment 1.14:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Owen”; substitute “Works Tasmania Site MT OWEN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “384632”, substitute “384670”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5338886”, substitute “5339710”;

(iv)    for Carrier Frequency, omit “92.1 MHz”, substitute “95.3 MHz”;

(v)     for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table, substitute the table at Part 4 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(r)     in Attachment 1.15:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Read”, substitute “Commercial Broadcast Site MT READ”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “378870”, substitute “378795”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5366311”, substitute “5366280”;

(iv)    for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table, substitute the table at Part 5 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(s)    in Attachment 1.16:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Strahan”, substitute “Broadcast Monopole Council Site Strahan Airport Macquarie Heads Rd STRAHAN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinates, omit “362340”, substitute “358825”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinates, omit “5332170”, substitute “5331682”;

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

Advisory 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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

(t)     in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 1.15 and 1.16:

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


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

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

(iv)    omit “Technical Planning Guidelines”, substitute “Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017”;

(v)     after “Frequency and Band Mode” insert “:”;

(u)   in each of Attachments 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 1.15 and-1.16:

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

(ii)     after “height” insert “:”.

 


Schedule 1—Output Radiation Patterns

(subparagraphs 4(j)(ii), (n)(x), (o)(iv), (q)(v), (r)(iv))

Part 1—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.6 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 40°T

160 W

40°T - 130°T

320 W

130°T - 195°T

160 W

195°T - 285°T

320 W

285°T - 360°T

160 W

Part 2—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.11 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

Part 3—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.12 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W

Part 4—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.14 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

Part 5—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.15 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

500 W