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This instrument amends the Licence Area Plan - Nowra (Radio) - August 1999 to vary the characteristics, including technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Nowra area of New South Wales.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 13
Registered 04 Jun 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Jun-2020
Tabled Senate10-Jun-2020
Date of repeal 07 Oct 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Nowra Radio – 2020 (No. 1)

 

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

Dated: 29 May 2020

 

Creina Chapman

[signed]

Member

 

 

Brendan Byrne

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

1  Name

                   This is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Nowra Radio – 2020 (No. 1).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences at the start of the day after the day 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 – Nowra (Radio) – August 1999 is varied as follows:

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

(b)         in clause (3), omit “1.3, 1.5 – 1.7”, substitute “1.3 – 1.7”;

(c)         omit clause (9), substitute:

(9)       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;

(b)               a reference to the Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2017 is a reference to that instrument as in force from time to time;

(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.

(d)        after clause (9), omit “(Determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 12 August 1999)”;

(e)         in Schedule One, immediately under the row referring to Attachment 1.3, insert:

 

91.7 MHz

SL4133

TS12000215

1.4

Nowra

(f)          in Schedule One, omit the row referring to Attachment 1.12, substitute:

 

88.5 MHz

SL4133

TS12000322

1.12

Kiama

(g)         in Attachment 1.1:

(i)     after “SL2163”, omit “,”, substitute “and”;

(ii)   in the note, omit:

(C)             = City

(LGA)        = Local Government Area

(SLA)        = Statistical Local Area

(A)             = NSW Local Government Areas (excluding Cities)

(CD)          = Collection District

substitute:

(A)             = NSW Local Government Area (excluding Cities)

(C)             = City

(CD)          = Collection District

(LGA)        = Local Government Area

(SLA)        = Statistical Local Area

(h)         in Attachment 1.2:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        277192       6113120

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-35.086948                        150.555134

(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.

(i)           in Attachment 1.3:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        274603       6136299

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.888538                        150.533841

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

Special Condition :-

The CMF at all elevations must not exceed the specified CMF at 0

degrees elevation for all angles of azimuth.

Availability of TS4133001 :-

TS4133001 ceases to be available for SL4133 28 days after the first day on which the service provided under SL4133 is transmitted by transmitter TS12000215.

 

(j)           after Attachment 1.3, insert new Attachment 1.4 at Schedule 1;

(k)         in Attachments 1.5, 2.2 and 2.3:

(i)     for the Nominal location, omit “Council/Television Tower 100 Metres North of Gibraltar Trig Point Mount Gibraltar via MITTAGONG”, substitute “Broadcast Site 100 metres North of trig point MOUNT GIBRALTAR”;

(ii)   omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        263670       6183150         

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.464479                        150.428231

(l)           in Attachment 1.5, omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following paragraph, 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 1.6:

omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        258222       6092265         

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-35.281907                        150.342740

(n)         in Attachment 1.7:

omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        288800       6166700         

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.618157                        150.697532

(o)         in Attachment 1.8:

(i)     for the Nominal location, omit “Adj Burradoo Railway Station BOWRAL”, substitute “Nominal Planning site BOWRAL”;

(ii)   omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        261100       6180100         

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.491364                       150.399423

(iii) omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following paragraph, substitute:

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 13 km measured from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates:

-34.491364, 150.399423. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.

(p)         in Attachments 1.9 and 1.10:

(i)     for the Nominal location, omit “Cambewarra LOOKOUT”, substitute “Nominal Planning Site CAMBEWARRA LOOKOUT”;

(ii)   omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        278205       6146199

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.800631                        150.576674

(q)         in Attachment 1.9, omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following two paragraphs, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 20 km measured from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: - 34.800631, 150.576674. 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.

 

(r)          in Attachment 1.10, omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following two paragraphs, substitute:

Advisory Note :-

The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 25 km measured from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: - 34.800631, 150.576674. 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.

 

(s)          in Attachment 1.11:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        286172       6120482

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-35.034044                        150.657116

(ii)   omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following paragraph, substitute:

Availability of TS1133225 :-

TS1133225 ceases to be available for SL4133 28 days after the first day on which the service provided under SL4133 is transmitted by transmitter TS12000215.

 

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.

 

(t)          omit Attachment 1.12, substitute new Attachment 1.12 at Schedule 1;

(u)         in Attachment 2.1:

(i)     after “SL1651”, omit “,” substitute “and”;

(ii)   in the note, omit:

(LGA)        = Local Government Area

(A)             = NSW Local Government Area (excluding Cities)

substitute:

(A)             = NSW Local Government Area (excluding Cities)

(LGA)        = Local Government Area      

(v)         in Attachment 2.3, for the General Area Served, after “Moss Vale”, insert “(NSW)”;

(w)       in Attachment 4.1

(i)     in the heading, omit “numbers”, substitute “number”;

(ii)   in the note, omit:

(C)             = City

(SLA)        = Statistical Local Area

(CD)          = Collection District

substitute:

(C)             = City

(CD)          = Collection District

(SLA)        = Statistical Local Area

(x)         in Attachment 4.2:

(i)     for the Nominal location, omit “Broadcast Site Red Rocks Reserve”, substitute “New Tower Cambewarra Lookout CAMBEWARRA MOUNTAIN”;

(ii)   omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        274282       6146747

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.799528                        150.577711

(iii)  for the maximum antenna height, omit “20 m”, substitute “65 m”;

(y)         in Attachment 4.3:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        290736       6141614

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-34.800336                        150.719469

(ii)   in the “Output Radiation Pattern” table, omit “10 W”, substitute “200 W”;

(iii) omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following paragraph, 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 Attachment 4.4:

omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        258222       6092265

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                         
-35.281907                        150.342740

(aa)      in Attachment 5.1, in the heading, omit “numbers”, substitute “number”;

(bb)     in Attachment 5.2:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid :         Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                           56        258222       6092265

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates        Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94)                            -
35.281907                        150.342740

(ii)   omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following paragraph, 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.

(cc)      in Attachment 6.1:

(i)     in the heading, omit “numbers”, substitute “number”;

(ii)   in the note, omit:

(SLA)        = Statistical Local Area

(CD)          = Collection District

substitute:

(CD)          = Collection District

(SLA)        = Statistical Local Area

(dd)    in Attachment 6.2:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid :      Zone    Easting       Northing

Reference                        56        288260       6114900

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates      Latitude                  Longitude
(GDA94) :                       
-35.084777                        150.678564

(ii)   omit the heading “Special Conditions” and the following paragraph, 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.

(ee)      in each of Attachments 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 2.2, 2.3, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2 and 6.2, after “Mode” insert “:”;

(ff)       in each of Attachments 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 2.2, 2.3, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2 and 6.2, after “Polarisation”, insert “:”; and

(gg)     in each of Attachments 1.6, 1.7, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 2.2, 2.3, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2 and 6.2, after “Maximum antenna height”, insert “:”.


Schedule 1 – New and replacement Attachments

                             (paragraphs 4(j) and (t))

       Attachment 1.4

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Nowra  

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Nowra (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4133

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000215

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     New Tower Cambewarra Lookout
                                                                  CAMBEWARRA MOUNTAIN

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 -34.799528            150.577711

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

 

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    91.7 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        65 m

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 50°T

5 kW

50°T - 190°T

10 kW

190°T - 220°T

6.3 kW

220°T - 300°T

1.6 kW

300°T - 360°T

5 kW

Availability of TS12000215 :-

TS12000215 is only available for the transmission of a service under licence SL4133 when the transmission of a service under licence SL4133 by transmitter TS1133225 has ceased. 

The provision of a service under SL4133 by transmitter TS12000215 affects the availability of transmitter TS4133001. Refer to Attachment 1.3 for further information.


 

 

      Attachment  1.12

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Nowra 

Category :                                                  Commercial

General Area Served :                               Kiama (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         SL4133

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000322

 

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Tower 2 Saddleback Mountain KIAMA

Nominal Co-ordinates                               Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94) :                                                 -34.698331            150.792178

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 :                        20 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

5 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.