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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Scottsdale Radio - December 2001 to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Scottsdale 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 24 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To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Scottsdale Radio – December 2001 – 2019 (No. 1)

 

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

Dated: 21 June 2019

 

 

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]

Member

 

Chris Jose

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


 

1  Name

                   This is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Scottsdale Radio – December 2001 – 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 – Scottsdale Radio – December 2001 (F2005B00961) (principal instrument) is varied as follows:

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

                     (b)  omit page 2 of the principal instrument;

                     (c)  in the heading to the principal instrument, omit:

                              (i)  “– DECEMBER 2001”; and

                             (ii)  “DETERMINATION”;

                     (d)  omit paragraph (1), substitute:

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

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

                      (f)  in paragraph (3), omit “Determination” and substitute “plan” (each occurrence);

                     (g)  omit paragraph (4), substitute:

(4)      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.

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

                      (i)  repeal Schedule One, substitute the schedule at Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;


                      (j)  repeal Schedule Two, substitute the schedule at Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this instrument;

                     (k)  in Attachment 1.1:

                              (i)  omit the heading, substitute:

Licence Area: SCOTTSDALE RA1
Commercial Radio Service Licence Numbers: SL4223, SL1150791

                             (ii)  omit the second note;

                      (l)  in Attachment 1.2:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Esk Main Road FINGAL”, substitute “Esk Hwy 10 km SW of FINGAL”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “572763”, substitute “572735”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5384199”, substitute “5384273”;

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

                    (m)  in Attachment 1.3:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “NTA Site North of Airport ST HELENS”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site off St Helens Point Rd 3km SW of STIEGLITZ”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “607610”, substitute “607577”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5423230”, substitute “5423211”;

                     (n)  in Attachment 1.4:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “St Helens (TAS)”, substitute “Broadcast Australia Site off St Helens Point Rd 3km SW of STIEGLITZ”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “607610”, substitute “607577”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5423230”, substitute “5423211”;

                     (o)  in each of Attachments 1.5 and 1.6, for the Nominal location, omit “South Sister”, substitute “Telstra and NTA site SOUTH SISTER”;

                     (p)  in each of Attachments 1.7 and 1.8, for the Nominal location, omit “Weldborough Pass”, substitute “Broadcast Site near trig station WELDBOROUGH PASS”;

                     (q)  in Attachment 1.9:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “North Scottsdale”, substitute “North Scottsdale Rd (700m past Burnside Rd heading North) NORTH SCOTTSDALE”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “545630”, substitute “545551”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5448710”, substitute “5448693”;

                            (iv)  for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table and insert the table at Part 2 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;

                      (r)  after Attachment 1.9, insert Attachments 1.9A, 1.9B and 1.9C at Part 1 of Schedule 3 to this instrument;

                      (s)  in Attachment 1.10:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Mt Horror”, substitute “Mt Victoria Repeater Association Site MT HORROR”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “561483”, substitute “561588”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5453363”, substitute “5453398”;

                            (iv)  for the Output Radiation Pattern, omit the table and insert the table at Part 3 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;


                      (t)  after Attachment 1.10, insert Attachments 1.10A and 1.10B at Part 2 of Schedule 3 to this instrument;

                     (u)  in Attachment 1.11:

                              (i)  in the heading, omit “– June 2004”;

                             (ii)  for the Nominal location, omit “TV Translator”, substitute “Broadcast”;

                     (v)  in Attachment 2.1, omit the heading, substitute:

Licence Area: BREAK O’DAY RA1
Community Radio Service Licence Number: SL1150792

                    (w)  in Attachment 2.2:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “Flagstaff Hill”, substitute “Comms Site Lookout FLAGSTAFF HILL”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “603235”, substitute “603386”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5420760”, substitute “5420630”;

                            (iv)  for the Maximum ERP in the Output Radiation Pattern, omit “200 W”, substitute “500 W”;

                     (x)  in Attachment 2.3:

                              (i)  for the Nominal location, omit “South Sister”, substitute “Broadcast Site South Sister ST MARYS”;

                             (ii)  for the Easting coordinate, omit “597610”, substitute “597616”;

                            (iii)  for the Northing coordinate, omit “5401100”, substitute “5401059”;

                            (iv)  for the Maximum ERP in the Output Radiation Pattern, omit “200 W”, substitute “500 W”;

                     (y)  in Attachment 2.4:

                              (i)  in the heading, omit “- September 2005”;

                             (ii)  for the Maximum ERP in the Output Radiation Pattern, omit “200 W”, substitute “500 W”;

                            (iii)  omit the Special Licence Condition, 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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

                     (z)  in the heading of each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 2.2 and 2.3, omit “- December 2001”;

                    (za)  in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 2.2, 2.3, and 2.4:

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

                             (ii)  omit “Grid : Reference”, substitute “Grid Reference :”;

                            (iii)  after “Mode” insert “:”;

                   (zb)  in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.9, 1.10, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4, omit “Technical Planning Guidelines”, substitute “Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017”;

                    (zc)  in each of Attachments 1.7, 1.8 and 1.11, for the Site Tolerance, insert “Refer to Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017”;

                   (zd)  in each of Attachments 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.10, 1.11, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4:

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

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


                    (ze)  in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, and 1.9, 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.

 


 

Schedule 1—Schedules to the principal instrument

(paragraphs 4(i), (j))

Part 1—Schedule One

Schedule One

Licence Area Plan : Scottsdale Radio

Licence Area : SCOTTSDALE RA1

Service Category

Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

National

1161 kHz

N/A

TS4086001

1.2

Fingal

National

1584 kHz

N/A

TS6683004

1.3

St Helens

National

96.1 MHz

N/A

TS5570006

1.4

St Helens

National

101.1 MHz

N/A

TS6683001

1.5

St Marys

National

102.7 MHz

N/A

TS5570005

1.6

St Marys

National

97.3 MHz

N/A

TS10009981

1.7

Weldborough

National

98.9 MHz

N/A

TS10009990

1.8

Weldborough

Commercial

540 kHz

SL4223

TS4223001

1.9

Scottsdale

 

95.7 MHz

SL4223

TS12000115

1.9A

Scottsdale

 

92.1 MHz

SL4223

TS1137828

1.9B

St Helens

 

105.1 MHz

SL4223

TS1137827

1.9C

St Marys

Commercial

 

99.7 MHz

SL1150791

TS10010803

1.10

Scottsdale

90.5 MHz

SL1150791

TS1137829

1.10A

St Helens

103.5 MHz

SL1150791

TS1137811

1.10B

St Marys

94.5 MHz

SL1150791

TS10013262

1.11

Weldborough

Part 2—Schedule Two

Schedule Two

Licence Area Plan : Scottsdale Radio

Licence Area : BREAK O’DAY RA1

Service Category

Frequency

Service Licence No

Transmitter Specification No

Attach No

Area Served

Community

93.7 MHz

SL1150792

TS10011376

2.2

St Helens

100.3 MHz

SL1150792

TS10010793

2.3

St Marys

98.5 MHz

SL1150792

TS10014408

2.4

Bicheno

 


 

Schedule 2—Output Radiation Patterns

(subparagraphs 4(l)(iv), (q)(iv), (s)(iv))

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

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

0°T

0

90 V

10°T

0

65 V

20°T

0

145 V

30°T

0

260 V

40°T

0

380 V

50°T

0

475 V

60°T

0

530 V

70°T

0

525 V

80°T

0

460 V

90°T

0

350 V

100°T

0

215 V

110°T

0

90 V

120°T

0

85 V

130°T

0

165 V

140°T

0

230 V

150°T

0

265 V

160°T

0

275 V

170°T

0

255 V

180°T

0

210 V

190°T

0

135 V

200°T

0

65 V

210°T

0

140 V

220°T

0

270 V

230°T

0

400 V

240°T

0

495 V

250°T

0

535 V

260°T

0

515 V

270°T

0

440 V

280°T

0

335 V

290°T

0

210 V

300°T

0

105 V

310°T

0

65 V

320°T

0

110 V

330°T

0

145 V

340°T

0

150 V


Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

350°T

0

130 V

 


Part 2—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.9 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

0°T

0

240 V

10°T

0

420 V

20°T

0

600 V

30°T

0

670 V

40°T

0

750 V

50°T

0

840 V

60°T

0

950 V

70°T

0

950 V

80°T

0

950 V

90°T

0

950 V

100°T

0

950 V

110°T

0

840 V

120°T

0

750 V

130°T

0

670 V

140°T

0

600 V

150°T

0

420 V

160°T

0

240 V

170°T

0

120 V

180°T

0

240 V

190°T

0

420 V

200°T

0

600 V

210°T

0

670 V

220°T

0

750 V

230°T

0

840 V

240°T

0

950 V

250°T

0

950 V

260°T

0

950 V

270°T

0

950 V

280°T

0

950 V

290°T

0

840 V

300°T

0

750 V

303°T

0

800 V

310°T

0

670 V

320°T

0

600 V

330°T

0

420 V

340°T

0

240 V

350°T

0

120 V


 

Part 3—Output radiation pattern for Attachment 1.10 of the principal instrument

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

5 kW


 

Schedule 3—New Attachments

(paragraphs 4(r), (t))

Part 1—Attachments inserted after Attachment 1.9

      Attachment  1.9A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Scottsdale Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Scottsdale (TAS)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4223

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000115

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Mt Victoria Repeater Association Site
                                                                  MT HORROR

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          561588     5453398

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    95.7 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        15 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

5 kW


       Attachment 1.9B

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Scottsdale Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               St Helens (TAS)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4223

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1137828

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Comms Site Lookout FLAGSTAFF HILL

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          603386     5420630

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    92.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

100 W

 

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.


       Attachment 1.9C

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Scottsdale Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               St Marys (TAS)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4223

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1137827

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra and NTA Site SOUTH SISTER

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          597639     5401104

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    105.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

300 W

 

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.


 

Part 2—Attachments inserted after Attachment 1.10

       Attachment 1.10A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Scottsdale Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               St Helens (TAS)

Service Licence Number :                         SL1150791

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1137829

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Comms Site Lookout FLAGSTAFF HILL

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          603386     5420630

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    90.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

100 W

 

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.


       Attachment 1.10B

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Scottsdale Radio

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               St Marys (TAS)

Service Licence Number :                         SL1150791

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION – FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1137811

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal Location :                                   Telstra and NTA Site SOUTH SISTER

Australian Map Grid                                 Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference :                                                55          597639     5401104

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    103.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

300 W

 

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.