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Variation to Licence Area Plan – Cooma Radio – 2019 (No. 1)

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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan – Cooma Area (Radio) – July 1999 by inserting three new attachments which are the technical specifications for transmitters that are used to provide broadcasting services in the Cooma area. It also makes changes to existing attachments, some of which are of a minor nature.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 28 May 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Cooma Radio – 2019 (No. 1)

 

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

Dated: 24 May 2019

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]

Member

 

Linda Caruso

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Cooma Radio – 2019 (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 – Cooma Area (Radio) – July 1999 (F2005B00593) is varied as follows:

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

                   (b)     on page 3, under the heading “LICENCE AREA PLAN – COOMA”:

                       (i) in paragraph (2), omit “Eight national radio broadcasting services”, substitute “Nine national radio broadcasting services” and omit “Attachments 1.2 – 1.9”, substitute “Attachments 1.2 – 1.9A”;

                            (ii) omit paragraph (6), substitute:

“(6)         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 a legislative instrument is a reference to that 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 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.”;

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

(d)     in Attachment 1.1:

(i)      omit “Licence Area ID – 338”;

(ii)     after “SL4138” and before “SL10345”, omit “,” and insert “ and”;

(e)     for Attachment 1.2:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site COOMA”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site off Yareen Rd 1km NE of COOMA”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “691932”, substitute “692023”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5988501”, substitute “5988396”;

(iv)    in the Output Radiation Pattern table, in the Maximum CMF column, omit 70 V”, substitute “200 V”;

(v)     after the Output Radiation Pattern table, insert:

Special Condition :-

The CMF at all elevations is not to exceed the specified CMF at 0 degrees

elevation for all angles of azimuth.”;

(f)     in Attachments 1.3 and 1.4:

(i)      for the General Area Served, omit “Cooma (town)”, substitute “Cooma Town”;

(ii)     omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(fa)    in Attachment 1.5, for the General Area Served, omit “Cooma (town)”, substitute “Cooma Town”;

(g)     in Attachments 1.6 and 1.7:

(i)      for the Maximum antenna height, omit “27 m”, substitute “49 m”;

(ii)     after the Output Radiation Pattern table, 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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(h)     in Attachments 1.8 and 1.9:

(i)      for the Nominal location, insert “Broadcast Site adj” before “Eagles Nest Restaurant MT CRACKENBACK”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “615200”, substitute “615217”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5960400”, substitute “5960345”;

(iv)    after the Output Radiation Pattern table, 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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(i)      after Attachment 1.9, insert new Attachment 1.9A as set out in Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(j)      in Attachment 1.10:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site Airfield 2km E of COOMA”, substitute “Broadcast Site Carlaminda Rd 1km SE of POLO FLAT”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “693101”, substitute “693141”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5987298”, substitute “5987320”;

(iv)    after the text that follows the heading “Special Conditions :-”, insert:

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

Availability of TS4138001:

TS4138001 ceases to be available for SL4138 28 days after the first day on which the service provided under SL4138 is transmitted by transmitter TS12000226.”;

(k)     after Attachment 1.10, insert new Attachment 1.10A as set out in Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(l)      in Attachment 1.11:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site 7 KM NNW of BOMBALA”, substitute “Axicom Site off Gunningrach Rd BOMBALA”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “697500”; substitute “697487”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5919200”, substitute “5919181”;

(m)    in Attachment 1.12:

(i)      for the General Area Served, omit “Cabramurra”, substitute “Mount Selwyn”;

(ii)     for the Specification Number, omit “TS10008327”, substitute “TS12000541”;

(iii)    for the Nominal location, omit “Township radio station CABRAMURRA”, substitute “Top Station Chairlift Kings Cross Road MOUNT SELWYN”;

(iv)    for the Easting coordinate, omit “624411”, substitute “631200”;

(v)     for the Northing coordinate, omit “6022733”, substitute “6025315”;

(vi)    omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(n)     in Attachment 1.13:

(i)      for the maximum antenna height, omit “35 m”, substitute “49 m”;

(ii)     omit the Output Radiation Pattern table, substitute:

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector
(Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

(o)     after Attachment 1.13, insert new Attachment 1.13A as set out in Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(p)     in Attachment 1.14:

(i)      for the Nominal location, before ‘KHANCOBAN”, omit “Television Translator”, substitute “Broadcast Site Pendergast Road”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “601300”, substitute “601291”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5991800”, substitute “5991827”;

(iv)    after the Output Radiation Patter table, 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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(q)     in Attachment 1.15:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site MT PERISHER”, substitute “Quad Chairlift Top Terminal Back Perisher Mtn PERISHER”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “624200”, substitute “624800”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5969700”, substitute “5970550”;

(r)      in Attachment 1.16:

(i)      for the Nominal location, insert “Broadcast Site” before “Boraig Station TALBINGO”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “6166006”, substitute “616618”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “6060000”, substitute “6060085”;

(iv)    omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(s)     in Attachment 1.17:

(i)      for the Nominal location, insert “Broadcast Site adj” before “Eagles Nest Restaurant”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “615200”, substitute “615217”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5960400”, substitute “5960345”;

(t)      in Attachment 1.19:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site 7 km NNW of BOMBALA”, substitute “Axicom Site off Gunningrach Rd BOMBALA”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “697500”, substitute “697487”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5919200”, substitute “5919163”;

(u)     in Attachment 1.20:

(i)      for the General Area Served, omit “Cabramurra”, substitute “Mount Selwyn”;

(ii)     for the Specification Number, omit “TS10008326”, substitute “TS12000540”;

(iii)    for the Nominal location, omit “Township radio station CABRAMURRA”, substitute “Top Station Chairlift Kings Cross Road MOUNT SELWYN”;

(iv)    for the Easting coordinate, omit “624411”, substitute “631200”;

(v)     for the Northing coordinate, omit “6022733”, substitute “6025315”;

(vi)    omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(v)     in Attachment 1.21, for the maximum antenna height, omit “35 m”, substitute “49 m”;

(w)    in Attachment 1.22:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Television Translator KHANCOBAN”, substitute “Broadcast Site Pendergast Road KHANCOBAN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “601300”, substitute “601291”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5991800”, substitute “5991827”;

(iv)    after the Output Radiation Pattern table 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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(x)     in Attachment 1.23:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site MT PERISHER”, substitute “Quad Chairlift Top Terminal Back Perisher Mtn PERISHER”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “624200”, substitute “624800”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5959700”, substitute “5970550”;

(y)     in Attachment 1.24:

(i)      for the Nominal location, before “Boraig Station TALBINGO”, insert “Broadcast Site”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “616600”, substitute “616618”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “6060000”, substitute “6060085”;

(iv)    omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(z)     in Attachment 1.25:

(i)      for the Nominal location, insert “Broadcast Site adj” before “Eagles Nest Restaurant”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “6152006”, substitute “615217”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “5960400”, substitute “5960345”;

(za)   repeal Attachment 1.26;

(zb)   in Attachment 1.26.1:

(i)            omit “1.26.1”, substitute “1.26”;

(ii)          for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast”, substitute “Nominal Planning” before “Site 7 km NNW of BOMBALA”;

(iii)        omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 20 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 697500; Northing 5919200. This point is the nominal transmitter site.”;

(zc)   in Attachment 1.27, omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 33 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 692295; Northing: 5987700.  This point is not the nominal transmitter site.”;

(zd)   in Attachment 1.28, omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

Advisory Notes :-

Any transmission in accordance with this specification is planned on the basis that it will be protected to a minimum field strength level of 66dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 17 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 649200; Northing 5970100. This point is the nominal transmitter site.”;

 

(ze)   in Attachment 1.29, omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 10 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 615200; Northing 5960400. This point is the nominal transmitter site.”;

(zf)    in Attachment 1.30:

(i)            for the Nominal location, insert “Nominal Planning Site” before “Blue Cow Terminal PERISHER”;

(ii)          omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 20 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 55; Easting 624690; Northing

5972098. This point is the nominal transmitter site.”;

(zg)   in Attachments 1.31 and 1.32, omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(zh)   in Attachment 2.1:

(i)            omit “Licence Area ID – 772”;

(ii)          omit “numbers”; substitute “number”;

(zi)    in Attachment 2.3:

(i)            for the General Area Served, omit “Cooma (town)”, substitute “Cooma Town”;

(ii)          in the Output Radiation Pattern table, omit “50W”, substitute “150 W”;

(iii)        omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(zj)    in Attachment 2.4:

(i)            for the General Area Served, omit “Jindabyne (town) (NSW)”, substitute “Jindabyne (NSW)”;

(ii)           omit the heading “Special Conditions :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

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 dBuV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.”;

(zk)   in Attachment 2.5:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site 7km NNW of BOMBALA”, substitute “Axicom Site off Gunningrach Rd BOMBALA”;

(ii)          for the Easting coordinate, omit “697500”, substitute “697487”;

(iii)        for the Northing coordinate, omit “5919200”, substitute “5919181”; and

 

(zl)    in each of the Attachments 1.2 – 1.30 and 2.2 – 2.5:

(i)            after “Australian Map Grid”, omit “:”; and

(ii)          after “Reference”, insert “:”.


Schedule 1 – Replacement Schedules

(paragraph 4(c))

Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Cooma Radio

Licence Area : COOMA RA1

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

1602 kHz

N/A

TS4009001

1.2

Cooma

National

91.3 MHz

N/A

TS6170001

1.3

Cooma Town

National

93.7 MHz

N/A

TS10008234

1.4

Cooma Town

National

95.3 MHz

N/A

TS4978002

1.5

Cooma Town

National

95.5 MHz

N/A

TS4009002

1.6

Jindabyne

National

97.1 MHz

N/A

TS4978003

1.7

Jindabyne

National

88.9 MHz

N/A

TS4009003

1.8

Thredbo

National

90.5 MHz

N/A

TS4858001

1.9

Thredbo

National

94.1 MHz

N/A

TS4006002

1.9A

Bombala

Commercial

918 kHz

SL4138

TS4138001

1.10

Cooma

 

96.1 MHz

SL4138

TS12000226

1.10A

Cooma

 

92.5 MHz

SL4138

TS10008425

1.11

Bombala

 

99.1 MHz

SL4138

TS12000541

1.12

Mount Selwyn

 

96.3 MHz

SL4138

TS4138004

1.13

Jindabyne

 

107.3 MHz

SL4138

TS12000313

1.13A

Jindabyne

 

103.1 MHz

SL4138

TS10008333

1.14

Khancoban

 

98.7 MHz

SL4138

TS4138003

1.15

Perisher

 

95.1 MHz

SL4138

TS10008390

1.16

Talbingo

 

92.1 MHz

SL4138

TS4138002

1.17

Thredbo

 

92.5 MHz

SL4138

TS1134061

1.31

Charlotte Pass

Commercial

97.7 MHz

SL10345

TS10005274

1.18

Cooma

 

91.7 MHz

SL10345

TS10008266

1.19

Bombala

 

90.3 MHz

SL10345

TS12000540

1.20

Mount Selwyn

 

94.7 MHz

SL10345

TS10005249

1.21

Jindabyne

 

105.3 MHz

SL10345

TS10008334

1.22

Khancoban

 

101.9 MHz

SL10345

TS10005666

1.23

Perisher

 

93.5 MHz

SL10345

TS10008391

1.24

Talbingo

 

92.9 MHz

SL10345

TS10005303

1.25

Thredbo

 

91.7 MHz

SL10345

TS1134062

1.32

Charlotte Pass

Open Narrowcasting

104.5 MHz

N/A

TS10012792

1.26

Bombala

Open Narrowcasting

96.9 MHz

N/A

TS10008387

1.27

Cooma

Open Narrowcasting

102.7 MHz

N/A

TS10008342

1.28

Jindabyne

Open Narrowcasting

106.9 MHz

N/A

TS10008389

1.29

Thredbo

Open Narrowcasting

94.3 MHz

N/A

TS10013462

1.30

Perisher

Schedule Two

Licence Area Plan : Cooma Radio

Licence Area : COOMA RA2

Service Category

Channel/ Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

93.3 MHz

SL1150162

TS6171001

2.2

Monaro

 

90.5 MHz

SL1150162

TS10008233

2.3

Cooma Town

 

93.9 MHz

SL1150162

TS10008250

2.4

Jindabyne

 

103.7 MHz

SL1150162

TS10013018

2.5

Bombala

 


 


Schedule 2 – New Attachments

                (paragraphs 4(i),4(k) and 4(o)).

       Attachment   1.9A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :                Cooma Radio

Category :                                                                     National

General Area Served :                                                 Bombala (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                               TS4006002

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                                       Axicom Site off Gunningrach Rd BOMBALA

Australian Map Grid                                                   Zone         Easting         Northing
Reference :                                                                    55              697487        5919181

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                                      94.1 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   1.10A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :                Cooma Radio

Category :                                                                     Commercial

General Area Served :                                                 Cooma (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                                          SL4138

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                               TS12000226

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                                       Radio 2XL site  MT ROBERTS

Australian Map Grid                                                   Zone         Easting         Northing
Reference :                                                                    55              682500        6015900

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                                      96.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                                       30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector
(Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 40°T

            11 kW

40°T - 70°T

            22.5 kW

70°T - 220°T

            45 kW

220°T - 260°T

            22.5 kW

260°T - 320°T

           11 kW

320°T - 360°T

           4.5 kW

 

Availability of TS12000226 :-

TS1000226 is only available for the transmission of a service under licence SL4138 when the transmission of a service under licence SL4138 by transmitter TS4138004 has ceased.


 

       Attachment   1.13A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :                Cooma Radio

Category :                                                                     Commercial

General Area Served :                                                 Jindabyne (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                                          SL4138

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                                               TS12000313

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                                       Broadcast Site  JINDERBOINE HILL

Australian Map Grid                                                   Zone         Easting         Northing
Reference :                                                                    55              649200        5970100

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                                      107.3 MHz

Polarisation :                                                                 Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                                       49 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

            2 kW

 

Availability of TS12000313 :-

TS12000313 is only available for the transmission of a service under licence SL4138 when the transmission of a service under licence SL4138 by transmitter TS4138004 has ceased.