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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Toowoomba/Warwick (Radio) - November 1998 to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Toowoomba/Warwick area of Queensland.
Administered by: Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 25 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Oct-2019
Tabled Senate14-Oct-2019
To be repealed 06 Dec 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Toowoomba/Warwick 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: 20 September 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 – Toowoomba/Warwick 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 – Toowoomba/Warwick (Radio) – November 1998 (F2005B00920) is varied as follows:

(a)         in clause (2):

(i)     omit “Five national”, substitute “Seven national";

(ii)   omit “1.2 – 1.6”, substitute “1.2 – 1.6, 1.26 and 1.27";

(b)         omit Schedule One, substitute Schedule One at Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(c)         in Attachment 1.1 delete the comma after “SL4187”;

(d)         in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5:

omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        385700       6842685

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-28.535928        151.832789

 

(e)         in Attachment 1.6:

(i)                omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        331705       6996285

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-27.144068        151.302779

(ii)              after the table headed “Output Radiation Pattern”, 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 Attachment 1.7:

(i)                omit “Rd”, substitute “4AK Road”;

(ii)              omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        376945       6961982

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-27.458466       151.755752

(iii)            after the table headed “Output Radiation Pattern”, insert:

Special Condition:

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

(g)         in Attachment 1.8:

(i)                 omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        396938       6829732

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.653767        151.946472

(ii)               in the paragraph following the heading “Advisory Note:”, omit “technical”; and omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute “66 dBµV/m”;

(h)        in Attachment 1.9:

                                  (i)        omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        392532       6946463

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.599864        151.912088

(ii)              after the table headed “Output Radiation Pattern”, insert:

Special Condition:

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

(i)          in Attachment 1.10:

(i)                omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        396991       6829751

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.653600        151.947016

(ii)              in the paragraph following the heading “Advisory Note”, omit “technical”; and omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute “66 dBµV/m”;

(j)          omit Attachment 1.11, substitute Attachment 1.11 at Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(k)        repeal Attachment 1.12;

(l)          in Attachment 1.13:

(i)                omit “(City)”, substitute “(QLD)”;

(ii)              omit “Comtel Site, 36 Hilltop Crescent, Mt Kynoch TOOWOOMBA”, substitute “Comtel Tower Mount Kynoch 36 Hilltop Crescent BLUE MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS”;

(iii)            omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        396825       6956895

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.506035        151.956474

(iv)            omit the heading “Advisory Notes” and the two paragraphs that follow 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 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.

(m)      in Attachment 1.14:

(i)                 omit “Karingal Hill Hustons Rd 13km N of DALBY”, substitute “Gold Radio Site Karingal Hill 297 Hustons Road PIRRINUAN”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        328300       7004500

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.069513        151.269573

(n)        in Attachment 1.15:

(i)                omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        396938       6829732

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.653767        151.946472

 

(ii)               in the paragraph following the heading “Advisory Note”, omit “technical”; and omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute “66 dBµV/m”;

(o)        in Attachment 1.16:

(i)                omit “Comtel Site 36 Hilltop Crescent Mount Kynoch TOOWOOMBA”, substitute “Comtel Tower Mount Kynoch 36 Hilltop Crescent BLUE MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS”;

(ii)              omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        396825       6956895

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.506035        151.956474

(p)        in Attachment 1.17:

(i)                 omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        396991       6829751

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.653600        151.947016

(ii)                in the paragraph following the heading “Advisory Note”, omit “technical”; and omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute “66 dBµV/m”;

(q)        in Attachment 1.18:

(i)                 omit “Eastments Ridge Womina Willowvale Rd WOMINA”, substitute “Broadcast Site off Womina-Willowvale Road Eastmans Ridge WARWICK”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        405125       6884465

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.160405        152.034727

(r)         in Attachment 1.19:

(i)                 omit “Karingal Hill Hustons Rd 13km N of DALBY”, substitute “Gold Radio Site Karingal Hill 297 Hustons Rd PIRRINUAN”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        328300       7004500

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.069513        151.269573

(s)         in Attachment 1.20:

(i)                 insert “Council Community Centre” before “107 Drayton St DALBY”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        328300       6991300

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.188631        151.268938

(iii)             omit the two paragraphs that follow the heading “Advisory Notes”, substitute:

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 5 km from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: -27.188631, 151.268938. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

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.

 

(t)          in Attachment 1.21:

(i)                 insert “Nominal Planning Site” before “Mt Marlay STANTHORPE”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        397070       6829745

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates       Latitude             Longitude

(GDA94) :                         -28.653661        151.947825

(iii)             omit the three paragraphs that follow the heading “Advisory Notes”, substitute:

The coverage area of this transmissions a circle of radius 8 km from a point with the following GDA co-ordinates: 28.653661, 151.947825. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

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.

(u)        in Attachment 1.22:

(i)                 omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        398230       6952790

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.543194        151.970352

(ii)               omit the paragraph of text that follows the heading “Advisory Note”, substitute:

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 28 km from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: - 27.543194, 151.970352. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

(v)         in both Attachments 1.23 and 1.24:

(i)                 omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting        Northing

Reference                           56        398230       6952790

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.543194        151.970352

(ii)               omit the paragraph that follows the heading “Advisory Note”, substitute:

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 8km from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: -27.543194, 151.970352. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

(w)      in Attachment 1.25:

(i)                 omit “Broadcast Site”, substitute “Nominal Planning Site”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        408300       6880100

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.200028        152.066720

(iii)             omit the three paragraphs that follow the heading “Advisory Notes”, substitute:

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 15 km measured from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates:           -28.200028, 152.066720. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

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.

 

(x)        after Attachment 1.25, insert Attachments 1.26 and 1.27 at Schedule 3 to this instrument;

(y)        in Attachment 2.1:

omit:

(T)       =          Town

(CD)    =          Collection District

substitute:

(CD)    =          Collection District

(T)       =          Town

(z)        in Attachment 2.2:

(i)                 insert “Council Community Centre” before “107 Drayton St DALBY”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :       Zone      Easting        Northing

Reference                         56          328419       6991302

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -27.188631        151.268938

(aa)       in both Attachments 3.2 and 3.3:

omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        394477       6946156

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -
27.602788        151.931777

(bb)      in Attachment 4.1:

omit:

(S)        =          Shire

(CD)    =          Collection District

substitute:

(CD)    =          Collection District

(S)        =          Shire

(cc)    in Attachment 4.2:

(i)                 omit “Broadcast Site Old Quarry Mount Tabor Rd MOUNT TABOR”, substitute “Broadcast Site Old Quarry corner Mount Tabor Road and Ogilvie Road MOUNT TABOR”;

(ii)               omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        408475       6880230

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude             Longitude
(GDA94) :                          -28.198867        152.068514

(iii)             omit the heading “Advisory Note” and the paragraph that follows that heading.

 


Schedule 1

(paragraph 4(b))

Schedule One

Licence Area Plan: Toowoomba/Warwick Radio
Licence Area:
TOOWOOMBA/WARWICK RA1

Service Category

Frequency

Service Licence No:

Transmitter Specification No:

Attach No:

Area Served

National

101.7 MHz

N/A

TS1297001

1.2

Southern Downs

National

103.3 MHz

N/A

TS8561001

1.3

Southern Downs

National

104.9 MHz

N/A

TS1299001

1.4

Southern Downs

National

106.5 MHz

N/A

TS1298001

1.5

Southern Downs

National

747 kHz

N/A

TS4044001

1.6

Toowoomba

National

96.7 MHz

N/A

TS1133429

1.26

Toowoomba

National

96.3 MHz

N/A

TS1133418

1.27

Warwick

Commercial 

1242 kHz

SL4166

TS4166001

1.7

Oakey

 

99.5 MHz

SL4166

TS10008579

1.8

Stanthorpe

Commercial 

864 kHz

SL4174

TS4174001

1.9

Toowoomba

 

100.3 MHz

SL4174

TS10008598

1.10

Stanthorpe

Commercial 

963 kHz

SL4187

TS4187001

1.11

Warwick

 

95.5 MHz

SL4187

TS1137676

1.13

Toowoomba

 

95.9 MHz

SL4187

TS10008669

1.14

Dalby

 

91.5 MHz

SL4187

TS10008581

1.15

Stanthorpe

Commercial 

100.7 MHz

SL1150094

TS10008576

1.16

Toowoomba

 

97.9 MHz

SL1150094

TS10008580

1.17

Stanthorpe

 

91.9 MHz

SL1150094

TS10008575

1.18

Warwick

 

97.5 MHz

SL1150094

TS10008686

1.19

Dalby

Open Narrowcasting 

94.3 MHz

N/A

TS10008592

1.20

Dalby

Open Narrowcasting 

93.1 MHz

N/A

TS10008593

1.21

Stanthorpe

Open Narrowcasting 

91.5 MHz

N/A

TS10008610

1.22

Toowoomba

Open Narrowcasting 

93.7 MHz

N/A

TS10008608

1.23

Toowoomba

Open Narrowcasting 

99.1 MHz

N/A

TS10008607

1.24

Toowoomba

Open Narrowcasting 

95.1 MHz

N/A

TS10008601

1.25

Warwick

 

 

 

Schedule 2

(paragraph 4(j))

Attachment 1.11

LICENCE AREA PLAN:           Toowoomba/Warwick Radio

 

Category:                                                   Commercial

General Area Served:                                Warwick (QLD)

Service Licence Number:                          SL4187

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS4187001

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Allora-Clifton Rd (cnr of Elphinstone Rd)
                                                                  ALLORA

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                
-28.022424            151.976612

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        MF-AM

Carrier Frequency:                                     963 kHz

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Elevation

Maximum CMF

0°T

0

1100 V

10°T

0

1100 V

20°T

0

1100 V

30°T

0

1100 V

40°T

0

1100 V

45°T

0

500 V

50°T

0

500 V

60°T

0

500 V

65°T

0

1100 V

70°T

0

1100 V

80°T

0

1100 V

90°T

0

1100 V

100°T

0

1100 V

110°T

0

1100 V

120°T

0

1100 V

130°T

0

1100 V

139°T

0

950 V

140°T

0

950 V

150°T

0

950 V

160°T

0

950 V

170°T

0

950 V

180°T

0

950 V

190°T

0

950 V

200°T

0

950 V

205°T

0

500 V

210°T

0

500 V

217°T

0

80 V

220°T

0

80 V

225°T

0

1100 V

230°T

0

1100 V

240°T

0

1100 V

250°T

0

1100 V

260°T

0

1100 V

270°T

0

1100 V

280°T

0

1100 V

290°T

0

1100 V

291°T

0

650 V

300°T

0

650 V

305°T

0

500 V

310°T

0

500 V

320°T

0

500 V

325°T

0

1100 V

328°T

0

550 V

330°T

0

550 V

340°T

0

550 V

350°T

0

550 V

 

Special Condition:

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


 

Schedule 3

(paragraph 4(x))

Attachment 1.26

LICENCE AREA PLAN:           Toowoomba/Warwick Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Toowoomba (QLD)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS1133429

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Comtel Tower Mount Kynoch 36 Hilltop Crescent BLUE MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                
-27.506035            151.956474

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     96.7 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         40 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 70°T

1.25 kW

70°T - 130°T

250 W

130°T - 180°T

1.25 kW

180°T - 360°T

2.5 kW

 

Special Condition:

Should interference to the reception of Brisbane Community 4FRB on 96.5 MHz in the 40 T to 125 T sector occur, the licensee must reduce the effective radiated power (ERP) of the service to eliminate the interference.

 

Advisory Note:

This service has been planned on an interference limited basis. Field strengths below the planned minimum median field strength level are likely to suffer interference from other broadcasting services. 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 74 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.


 

Attachment 1.27

 

LICENCE AREA PLAN:          Toowoomba/Warwick Radio

 

Category:                                                   National

General Area Served:                                Warwick (QLD)

Service Licence Number:                          Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number:                              TS1133418

Transmitter Site:-

Nominal location:                                      Broadcast Site off Womina-Willowvale Rd Eastmans Ridge WARWICK

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                
-28.160405            152.034727

Site Tolerance:                                           Refer to Broadcasting Services

                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017

Emission:-

Frequency Band & Mode:                        VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency:                                     96.3 MHz

Polarisation:                                               Mixed

Maximum antenna height:                         45 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern:-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

2 kW

 

Advisory Note:

This service has been planned on an interference limited basis. Field strengths below the planned minimum median field strength level are likely to suffer interference from other broadcasting services. 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 74 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.