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This instrument varies the Licence Area Plan – Goulburn Radio to vary the characteristics, including the technical specifications, of radio broadcasting services in the Goulburn area in 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 17 Aug 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate23-Aug-2021
Date of repeal 26 Nov 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Goulburn Radio 2021 (No.1)

 

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

Dated: 12 August 2021

 

James Cameron

[signed]

Member

 

 

Cathy Rainsford

[signed]

Member/General Manager

 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Goulburn Radio – 2021 (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 – Goulburn Radio (F2005B00637), is varied as follows:

(a)               in clause (2), omit “1.16”, substitute “1.15”;

(b)               in clause (4), omit “Attachments 3.2 and 3.3”, substitute “Attachment 3.3”;

(c)               in Schedule One:

(i)          omit the third row of the table;

(ii)        after the fifth row in the table, insert:

National

97.9 MHz

N/A

TS12000595

1.4A

Goulburn Town (NSW)

(iii)      omit “1.16”, in the column headed “Attach No”, substitute “1.7A”;

(d)               in Schedule Three, omit:

Community

94.5 MHz

SL1150816

TS10013016

3.2

Braidwood

(e)               in Attachment 1.1, under the heading “Note:”:

(i)          omit “(LGA) = Local Government Area”;

(ii)        immediately after “(CD) = Collection District”, insert “(LGA) = Local Government Area”;

(f)                in Attachments 1.2 and 1.3A, omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing
Reference :                             55        724172                        6184481

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.455208                  149.441528

(g)                  repeal Attachment 1.3;

(h)                 in Attachment 1.4:

(i)     omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        746761                        6151659

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.745715                  149.696748

(ii)   after the heading “Special Conditions: - ”, and the text that follows that heading, insert:

Availability of TS1550001 :-

TS1550001 ceases to be available 28 days after the commencement of the service transmitted by TS12000595 in accordance with the specifications for TS12000595 set out at Attachment 1.4A.

(i)                   after Attachment 1.4, insert new Attachment 1.4A at Part 1 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(j)                   for each of Attachments 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7:

(i)          in the General Area Served, omit “(Town)”, substitute “Town”;

(ii)        omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        752849                        6150221

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.757176                  149.763614

(k)                 after Attachment 1.7, insert new Attachment 1.7A at Part 2 of Schedule 2 to this instrument;

(l)                   in Attachment 1.8, omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        746761                        6151659

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.745715                  149.696748

(m)               in Attachment 1.8A:

(i)          omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        752799                        6150081

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.758450                  149.763111

(ii)        omit the “Output Radiation Pattern” table, substitute the table at Schedule 1 to this instrument;

(iii)      omit the heading “Availability of TS12000224 :-” and the paragraph of text that follows;

(n)                 in Attachment 1.9, omit:

Australian Map Grid                  Zone   Easting             Northing

Reference :                                55        751468                        6072745

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates              Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                                -35.455327                  149.772087

(o)                 in Attachment 1.10:

(i)          omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        724172                        6184481

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.455208                  149.441528

(ii)        omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute, “66 dBµV/m”;

(p)                 in Attachment 1.11:

omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        752799                        6150081

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates            Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.758450                 149.763111

(q)                 in Attachment 1.12:

(i)          in the Nominal location, omit “Km”, substitute “km”;

(ii)        omit:

Australian Map Grid                  Zone   Easting             Northing

Reference :                                55       751468                        6072745

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates              Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                                -35.455327                  149.772087

(r)                   in Attachment 1.13:

(i)          omit:

Australian Map Grid                  Zone   Easting             Northing

Reference :                                55       724172                        6184481

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates              Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                                -34.455208                  149.441528

(ii)        omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute, “66 dBµV/m”;

(s)                  in Attachment 1.14:

(i)          in the General Area Served, omit “(Town)”, substitute “Town”;

(ii)        omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        752849                        6150221

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.757176                  149.763614

(iii)      after the heading “Advisory Note :-”, omit the paragraph, substitute:

“The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 10 km measured from a point with the following GDA94 co-ordinates: Latitude - 34.757176 Longitude 149.763614. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter location.”;

(t)                   in Attachment 1.15:

(i)          omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        752849                        6150221

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.757176                  149.763614

(ii)        after the heading “Advisory Notes :-”, omit the first paragraph, substitute:

“The coverage area of this transmission is a circle of radius 12 km measured from a point with the following GDA co-ordinates: Latitude - 34.757176 Longitude 149.763614. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter location.”;

(iii)      omit “66 dBuV/m”, substitute, “66 dBµV/m”;

(u)                 repeal Attachment 1.16;

(v)                 in Attachment 2.1, under the heading “Note:”:

(i)          omit “(SLA) = Statistical Local Area”;

(ii)        immediately after “(CD) = Collection District”, insert “(SLA) = Statistical Local Area”;

(w)                in Attachment 2.2, omit:

Australian Map Grid               Zone    Easting             Northing

Reference :                             55        752849                        6150221

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates                        Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                              -34.757176                  149.763614

(x)                 in Attachment 3.1:

(i)          under the heading “Area Description”, insert, “SA2 Braidwood”;

(ii)        under the heading “Note:”, omit “(CD) = Collection District”;

(iii)      under heading “Note:”, omit:

         Level “2”

substitute:

         Level 2

(y)                 repeal Attachment 3.2;

(z)                  in Attachment 3.3:

(i)          omit:

Australian Map Grid :                Zone   Easting             Northing

Reference                                  55       751468                        6072745

substitute:

Nominal Co-ordinates              Latitude                       Longitude
(GDA94) :                                -35.455327                  149.772087

(ii)        omit the heading “Availability of TS12000323 :-” and the text that follows that heading, substitute:

Advisory Notes :-

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 technical 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.

 

 


Schedule 1 – Output Radiation Pattern table

(subparagraph 4(m)(ii))

 

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

0°T - 35°T

17.5 kW

35°T - 50°T

2 kW

50°T - 90°T

17.5 kW

90°T - 140°T

35 kW

140°T - 155°T

17.5 kW

155°T - 175°T

5.5 kW

175°T - 190°T

17.5 kW

190°T - 225°T

35 kW

225°T - 270°T

22.5 kW

270°T - 360°T

35 kW

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                  

 


Schedule 2 – New attachments

(paragraphs 4(i) and 4(k))

 

Part 1         New attachment 1.4A

Attachment  1.4A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Goulburn Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Goulburn Town (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS12000595

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Telstra Site  MT GRAY

Nominal Co-ordinates :                             Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94)                                                   -34.757176            149.763614

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    97.9 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        25 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

5 kW


Part 2         New attachment 1.7A

Attachment  1.7A

LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Goulburn Radio

Category :                                                  National

General Area Served :                               Goulburn Town (NSW)

Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio

Specification Number :                             TS10008597

Transmitter Site :-

Nominal location :                                     Telstra Site  MT GRAY

Nominal Co-ordinates :                             Latitude                            Longitude
(GDA94)                                                   -34.757176            149.763614

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

Emission :-

Frequency Band & Mode :                       VHF-FM

Carrier Frequency :                                    99.9 MHz

Polarisation :                                              Mixed

Maximum antenna height :                        25 m

Output Radiation Pattern :-

Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)

Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth

200 W

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 66 dBµV/m against interference from other broadcasting services.