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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Riverland Radio to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Riverland area of South Australia.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 09 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Sep-2019
Tabled Senate12-Sep-2019
To be repealed 28 Nov 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Riverland 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: 5 September 2019

 

Nerida O’Loughlin

[signed]

Member

 

Creina Chapman

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Riverland 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 free of charge at www.legislation.gov.au.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 26(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.

4  Variation

                   The Licence Area Plan – Riverland Radio (F2005B01104) is varied as follows:

(a)         omit clause (3), substitute:

(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.

(b)         after clause (3), omit “(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 22 August 1996)”;

(c)         in Schedule Two:

(i)           omit each occurrence of “Morgan”, substitute “Waikerie”;

(ii)         omit “96.3 MHz”, substitute “88.5 MHz”;


(iii)       immediately below the entry in the table for Transmitter Specification No TS 10003449 (Attachment 2.6), insert:

 

89.9 MHz

SL10178

TS12000208

2.6A

Waikerie

 

91.5 MHz

SL10178

TS12000206

2.6B

Renmark/Loxton

(d)        in Attachment 2.1:

(i)           omit “Licence Area ID - 472”;

(ii)         omit “SL10175, SL10178”, substitute “SL10175 and SL10178”;

(iii)       omit “Community Radio Service Licence numbers:”, substitute “Community Radio Service Licence number:”;

(iv)       omit:

(LGA) = Local Government Area

(SLA)  = Statistical Local Area

(CD)    = Collection District

(DC)    = District Council

substitute:

(CD)    = Collection District

(DC)    = District Council

(LGA) = Local Government Area

(SLA)  = Statistical Local Area

(e)         omit Attachments 2.2 to 2.6, substitute Attachments 2.2 to 2.6 at Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(f)          immediately following Attachment 2.6, insert Attachments 2.6A and 2.6B at Schedule 2 to this instrument; and

(g)         omit Attachments 2.7 to 2.13, substitute Attachments 2.7 to 2.13 at Schedule 3 to this instrument.

 


Schedule 1

(paragraph 4(e))

Attachment 2.2

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 National

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003434

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site Bookpurnong Terrace 4 km WSW
                                                                  of LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :
                                                  -34.464334            140.533467

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 :                       156 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 70°T

152 kW

70°T - 165°T

71 kW

165°T - 360°T

152 kW

 


Attachment 2.3

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 National

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003435

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site Bookpurnong Terrace 4 km WSW
                                                                  of LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :
                                                  -34.464334            140.533467

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   101.9 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       156 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 70°T

152 kW

70°T - 165°T

71 kW

165°T – 360°T

152 kW

 


Attachment 2.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 National

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003444

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Australia Site Riverview Drv  2.5km
                                                                  NNE of BERRI

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :
                                                  -34.265420            140.614311

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                   1305 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

565 V

143°T

22

395 V

 

Special Condition :-

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


Attachment 2.5

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 National

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003264

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Australia Site Riverview Drv 2.5km
                                                                  NNE of BERRI

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :
                                                  -34.265420            140.614311

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                   1062 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

560 V

 

Special Condition :-

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


Attachment 2.6

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Commercial

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10178

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003449

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site Off Sturt Hwy  12km SW of
                                                                  RENMARK

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :
                                                  -34.228234            140.643220

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                   801 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

460 V

 

Special Condition :-

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

 


Schedule 2

(paragraph 4(f))

Attachment 2.6A

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Commercial

General Area Served :                              Waikerie (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10178

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000208

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site off Denbow Rd WAIKERIE

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.196062            139.941159

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                          VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   89.9 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                         30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 


 

Attachment 2.6B

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Commercial

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10178

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000206

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site Bookpurnong Terrace 4 km WSW
                                                                  of LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                  -34.464334
            140.533467

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   91.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       140 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 180°T

10 kW

180°T - 270°T

3 kW

270°T - 360°T

10 kW

 

 


Schedule 3

(paragraph 4(g))

Attachment 2.7

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Commercial

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10175

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003436

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site Bookpurnong Terrace 4 km WSW
                                                                  of LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.464334            140.533467

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   93.1 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       140 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 180°T

10 kW

180°T - 270°T

3 kW

270°T - 360°T

10 kW

 


Attachment 2.8

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Commercial

General Area Served :                              Waikerie (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10175

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003588

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site off Denbow Rd WAIKERIE

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.196062            139.941159

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode                          VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   97.1 MHz

Polarisation                                                Mixed

Maximum antenna height                         30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 


Attachment 2.9

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS003261

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Nominal Planning Site LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.465068            140.533121

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   95.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       100 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 180°T

5 kW

180°T - 320°T

100 W

320°T - 360°T

5 kW

 

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 40 km from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: -34.465068, 140.533121. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter location.

 


Attachment 2.10

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Open Narrowcasting

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS003579

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Nominal Planning Site BERRI

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.266966            140.621125

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency :                                   1557 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth

0

210 V

80°T

7

135 V

 

Special Condition :-

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

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 40 km from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: -34.266966, 140.621125. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter location.


Attachment 2.11

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 National

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1131022

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Bookpurnong Terrace 4 km       WSW of  LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.464334            140.533467

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   93.9 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       156 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 70°T

152 kW

70°T - 165°T

71 kW

165°T - 360°T

152 kW

 


 

Attachment 2.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Community

General Area Served :                              Renmark/Loxton (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10177

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS1130967

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site  Bookpurnong Terrace 4 km       WSW of  LOXTON

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.464334            140.533467

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   100.7 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       156 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 70°T

5 kW

70°T - 165°T

2.5 kW

165°T - 360°T

5 kW

 


Attachment 2.13

LICENCE AREA PLAN  :  Riverland Radio

Category :                                                 Community

General Area Served :                              Waikerie (SA)

Service Licence Number :                        SL10177

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10003589

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Broadcast Site off Taylorville Rd TAYLORVILLE

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 
-34.154866            139.970258

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                   88.5 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                       30 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW