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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan – Darwin Radio by inserting one new attachment which makes spectrum available for an FM transmitter for the 8HOT AM commercial radio broadcasting service, enabling conversion of the service from AM to FM. It also makes changes to existing attachments.
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 HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes this 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 – Darwin 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 – Darwin Radio – (F2005B00950) is varied as follows:

 

(a)      on page 3, 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 any legislative instrument is a reference to that other 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.”;

(b)   on page 3, omit “(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 17 October 1995)”;

(c)      in Schedule Two, immediately below the row referring to Attachment 2.3, insert:

98.1 MHz

SL10167

TS12000444

2.3A

Katherine

(d)      in Attachment 2.1:

(i)            omit “Licence Area ID - 494”;

(ii)          after “SL10167” omit the comma, insert “and”;

(iii)        after “Note: Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics”, place all text in alphabetical order;

(e)      in Attachment 2.2:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Australia Tower Deloraine Rd KNUCKEY LAGOON”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site 100 Deloraine Rd SHOAL BAY”;

 

(ii)     in the Special Conditions, in paragraph 2, add “s” at the end of the word “Guideline”; in paragraph 2, omit “36”, substitute “13”; and in paragraph 3, omit “38”, substitute “11.”;

(f)       in Attachment 2.3:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Radio 8HOT AM Mast Nth Terr Site off Gorge Rd 2.5km NNE of KATHERINE”, substitute “Broadcasters Site off George Rd 2.5km NNE of KATHERINE”

(ii)     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.

Availability of TS10003316

TS10003316 ceases to be available for SL10167 28 days after the first day on which the service provided under SL10167 is transmitted by transmitter TS12000444.;

(g)      after Attachment 2.3, insert new Attachment 2.3A at Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(h)      in Attachment 2.4 for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Australia Tower Deloraine Rd KNUCKEY LAGOON”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site 100 Deloraine Rd SHOAL BAY”;

(i)        in Attachment 2.5:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast”, substitute “Council”;

(ii)          for the maximum antenna height, omit “38m”, substitute “54m”;

(j)        in Attachments 2.6 and 2.7:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site 1 km SE of ADELAIDE RIVER”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site Lot 161 off Dorat Rd (Access Rd) ADELAIDE RIVER”;

(ii)          for the Easting coordinate, omit “728395”, substitute “728407”;

(iii)        for the Northing coordinate, omit “8534687”, substitute “8534696”;

(k)      in Attachment 2.8, for the Specification Number, omit “TS1003338”, substitute “TS10003338”;

(l)       in Attachments 2.8 and 2.9:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site Mardango Crescent BATCHELOR”, substitute “Broadcast Site 2 Tarkarri Road BATCHELOR”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “719776”, substitute “719644”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “8556935”, substitute “8556782”;

(m)    in Attachment 2.10:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit “Radio 8RN AM Mast”;

(ii)          below 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.;

(n)      in Attachments 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14 and 2.17, for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Australia Tower Deloraine Rd KNUCKEY LAGOON”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site 100 Deloraine Rd SHOAL BAY”.

(o)      in Attachment 2.15:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit “Radio 8RN AM Mast”;

(ii)          for the Easting coordinate, omit “195809”, substitute “195795”;

(iii)        for the Northing coordinate, omit “8406436”, substitute “8406434”;

(iv)        below 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.;

(p)      in Attachment 2.16, for the Nominal location, omit Broadcast Site Lot 3135, substitute Council Site Lot 3135;

(q)      in Attachment 2.18:

(i)            for the nominal location, omit “Radio 8RN AM Mast”;

(ii)          omit the Special Conditions, substitute:

Special Condition:

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

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is defined as a circle of radius 35 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 52; Easting 700900; Northing 8625700. This point is not the same as the transmitter site nominal location.;

(r)       in Attachment 2.19, omit the Special Conditions, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is defined as a circle of radius 15 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 52; Easting 699500; Northing 8623000. This point is not the same as the transmitter site nominal location.;

(s)       in Attachment 2.20, omit the Special Condition, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is defined as a circle of radius 10 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 52; Easting 715500; Northing 8619300. This point is the same as the transmitter site nominal location.”;

(t)        in Attachment 2.21:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit Radio Station 8TOP-FM Dripstone Road CASUARINA, substitute Nominal Planning site University Drive South Charles Darwin University BRINKIN;

(ii)          omit the Special Conditions, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is defined as a circle of radius 11 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 52; Easting 702800; Northing 8631200. This point is the same as the transmitter site nominal location.;

(u)      in Attachment 2.22, omit the Special Conditions, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is defined as a circle of radius 25 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 53, Easting 206500, Northing 8398100. This point is not the same as the transmitter site nominal location.;

(v)      in Attachment 2.23, omit the Special Conditions, substitute: 

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 17 km measured from a point with the following AMG66 co-ordinates: Zone 53; Easting 206500; Northing: 8398100. This point is the same as the transmitter site nominal location.;

(w)    in Attachment 2.24, for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast”, substitute “Council”;

(x)      in Attachment 2.25, for the Nominal location, omit Broadcast Australia Tower Deloraine Rd KNUCKEY LAGOON, substitute Broadcast Australia Site 100 Deloraine Rd SHOAL BAY;

(y)   in Attachments 2.26 and 2.27, for the Nominal location, omit Broadcast / Comms Tower, Broadcast Australia Site 208 Dorat Rd  1 km SSE of  ADELAIDE RIVER, substitute Broadcast Australia Site Lot 161 off Dorat Rd (Access Rd) ADELAIDE RIVER;

(z)   in Attachment 3.1:

(i)      omit “Licence Area ID 497”;

(ii)     insert “and” after “SL10165” and before “SL10166”;

(iii)        after “Note: Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics”, place all text in alphabetical order;

(za) in Attachments 3.2 and 3.3, for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Australia Tower Deloraine Rd KNUCKEY LAGOON”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site 100 Deloraine Rd SHOAL BAY”;

(zb)             in Attachment 4.1:

(i)      omit “Licence Area ID 498”;

(ii)     after “Note: Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics” place all text in alphabetical order;

(zc) in Attachment 4.2:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast / Comms Mast Broadcast Australia Site Deloraine Rd KNUCKEY LAGOON”, substitute “Adj Fleet Car Park Charles Darwin Uni University Drive South BRINKIN”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “713948”, substitute “702930”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “8626662”, substitute “8631223”;

(iv)    for the maximum antenna height, omit “120 m”, substitute “57 m”;

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

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector
(Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

15 kW

(vi)    below the Output Radiation Pattern table, omit all text in the Attachment;

(zd) in Attachment 4.3:

(i)      for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site 1 km SE of ADELAIDE RIVER”, substitute Broadcast Australia Site Lot 161 off Dorat Rd (Access Rd) ADELAIDE RIVER”;

(ii)     for the Easting coordinate, omit “728395”, substitute “728407”;

(iii)    for the Northing coordinate, omit “8534687”, substitute “8534696”;

(ze) in Attachment 4.4:

(i)            for the Nominal Location, omit “Broadcast Site Mardango Crescent BATCHELOR”, substitute “Broadcast Site 2 Tarkarri Road BATCHELOR”;

(ii)          for the Easting coordinate, omit “719776”, substitute “719644”;

(iii)        for the Northing coordinate, omit “, 8556935”, substitute, “8556782”;

(zf)  in Attachment 4.5, for the Nominal location, insert “9” before “Gregory Place JABIRU”.

(zg) in Attachment 5.1:

(i)            omit “Licence Area ID 464”;

(ii)          between “SL10170” and “SL10171”, omit the comma, insert ‘and’;

(iii)        after “Note: Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics”, place all text in alphabetical order;

(zh) in Attachment 5.2, for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast”, substitute “Council”;

(zi)  in Attachment 5.3:

(i)            for the Nominal location, omit “12 M Water Tank KATHERINE”, substitute “adj Water Tank Morris Rd 4km NE of KATHERINE”;

(ii)          for the Easting coordinate, omit “208316”, substitute “208322”;

(zj)  in each of Attachments 5.3 and 5.4, for the Polarisation, omit “Vertical”, substitute “Mixed”;

(zk) for each of the Attachments 2.2-2.23, 2.26-2.27, 3.2, 3.3, 4.2-4.6, and 5.2-5.4, after “Frequency Mode & Band”, insert “:”;

(zl)  for each of Attachments 2.2, 2.4-2.9, 2.11-2.14, 2.16-2.17, 2.19, 2.23, 2.26-2.27, 3.2-3.3, 4.2-4.6, and 5.2-5.4, after “Polarisation”, insert “:”;

(zm)            for each of Attachments 2.2, 2.4-2.9, 2.11-2.14, 2.16-2.17, 2.19-2.23, 2.26-2.27, 3.2-3.3, 4.2-4.6, and 5.2-5.4, after “Maximum antenna height”, insert “:”; and

(zn) for each of attachments 2.2, 2.4, 2.11, 2.12, 2.13. 2.14, 2.17, 2.25, 3.2 and 3.3, in the text below the heading ‘Special Condition’ (or ‘Special Conditions’ (as the case may be)):

(i)            omit ”Guideline 36”, substitute “Guideline 13”;

(ii)          omit “Guideline 38”, substitute “Guideline 11”.

 

 


Schedule 1

(subsection 4(g))

Attachment          2.3A

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN :  Darwin Radio   

 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Katherine (NT)

Service Licence Number :                         SL10167

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000444

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Council Site Lot 3135 (13) Chardon Street
                                                                  KATHERINE

Nominal Co-ordinates:                              Latitude                Longitude
(GDA94)                                                   -14.474089     132.285627          

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    98.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        54 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector
(Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

1 kW

 

Advisory Note:

The provision of a service under SL10167 by transmitter TS12000444 affects the availability of transmitter TS10003316. Refer to TS10003316 at Attachment 2.3 for further information.