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This instrument varies the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — Western Australia) Plan 2007 so as to allow for digital radio in the Mandurah RA1 licence area.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 55
Registered 06 Jun 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To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Plan Variation under subsection 44A (6) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

Dated: 30 May 2019

 

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]
Member

 

 

James Cameron

[signed]
Member/General Manager


Australian Communications and Media Authority


  

  


 

1              Name

                This Plan Variation is the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — Western Australia) Plan Variation 2019 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Plan Variation commences on the day after it is registered.

Note   All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation kept under the Legislation Act 2003.  See http://www.comlaw.gov.au.

 

3              Authority

This Plan Variation is made under subsection 44A(6) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.

4              Variation

                Schedule One varies the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — Western Australia) Plan 2007 [F2007L04665].



Schedule One   Variation

(section 4)

  

[1]           Section 6

Omit the words ‘Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007’, substitute ‘Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017’.

 

[2]           After section 6

insert

 

                   7  References to other instruments

                   In this instrument, unless the contrary intention appears:

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

                     (b)  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 commencement of this instrument.

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, which may be accessed at www.legislation.gov.au.

 

[3]           After Schedule 1

insert



Schedule 2        Mandurah RA1

(subsection 4 (1))

  

Designated BSA radio area

Mandurah RA1

Table 1  Frequency channels

 

Column 1

Multiplex Name

Column 2

Frequency block

Column 3

Reserved frequency block

Column 4

Centre frequency (MHz)

Column 5

Category

Column 6

Technical Specification Number

Column 7

Technical Specifications (Attachment number)

Mandurah 1

8C

No

199.360

1

TS12000551

2.1

Mandurah 2

9C

Yes

206.352

3

TS12000552

2.2

Table 2  Number of licences to be issued

 

Column 1

Licence Category

Column 2

Number of licences

Category 1

1

Category 2

0

Category 3

1

Attachment 2.1        Multiplex Mandurah 1

 

Technical specification

 

Details

Category

1

General area served

Mandurah

Mode

DAB

Specification number

TS12000551

Transmitter Site

 

Nominal location

Broadcast site

Turner Hill, Pinjarra, WA

Nominal coordinates (GDA94)

Latitude                   Longitude

32.6503779º S        115.9896012º E

Emission

 

Frequency block

8C

Centre frequency

199.360 MHz

Polarisation

Vertical

Maximum antenna height

40 m

Output radiation pattern

Bearing or sector
(clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

    0 °T    –     30 °T

2.5 kW

 

  30 °T    –     90 °T

1.25 kW

 

  90 °T    –   125 °T

2.5 kW

 

125 °T    –   145 °T

5 kW

 

145 °T    –   335 °T

10 kW

 

335 °T    –   355 °T

5 kW

 

355 °T    –   360 °T

2.5 kW

 

Attachment 2.2        Multiplex Mandurah 2

 

 

Technical specification

 

Details

Category

3

General area served

Mandurah

Mode

DAB

Specification number

TS12000552

Transmitter Site

 

Nominal location

Broadcast site

Turner Hill, Pinjarra, WA

Nominal coordinates (GDA94)

Latitude                   Longitude

32.6503779º S        115.9896012º E

Emission

 

Frequency block

9C

Centre frequency

206.352 MHz

Polarisation

Vertical

Maximum antenna height

40 m

Output radiation pattern

Bearing or sector
(clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

 

    0 °T    –     30 °T

2.5 kW

 

  30 °T    –     90 °T

1.25 kW

 

  90 °T    –   125 °T

2.5 kW

 

125 °T    –   145 °T

5 kW

 

145 °T    –   335 °T

10 kW

 

335 °T    –   355 °T

5 kW

 

355 °T    –   360 °T

2.5 kW