Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan Variation 2015 (No. 1)

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Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan Variation 2015 (No. 1)
Radiocommunications Act 1992
The AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA AUTHORITY makes this Plan Variation under subsection 44A (6) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992.
Dated 5th May 2015
Chris Chapman
[signed]
Member
Richard Bean
[signed]
 Member/General Manager
Australian Communications and Media Authority
  
  
1              Name of Plan Variation
                This Plan Variation is the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan Variation 2015 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Plan Variation commences on the day after it is registered.
Note   All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.  See http://www.comlaw.gov.au.
 
3              Amendment of Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan 2007
                Schedule 1 amends the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan 2007 [F2009C00073].
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
  
[1]           After section 5
insert
6              Co-channel transmitters
The technical specifications for a co-channel transmitter licensed under a relevant digital radio multiplex transmitter licence are those determined by the technical planning guidelines.
Note   As at the date of the commencement of this section, the technical specifications for a co-channel transmitter licensed under a relevant digital radio multiplex transmitter are set out in Division 8 of Part 8 of the Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007.
[2]           Schedule 1, after Attachment 1.3
insert
Attachment 1.4        Multiplex Penrith 1
 
Column 1
Technical specification
Column 2
Details

Category
1

General Area Served
Penrith

Mode
DAB

Specification number
TS1137041

Transmitter Site
 

Nominal Location
Broadcast Monopole  Aust Radio Network Site  754-768 Hawkesbury Rd  HAWKESBURY HEIGHTS

Australian Map Grid Reference 1966
Zone            Easting            Northing
56                281062            6272028

Site Tolerance
Refer to technical planning guidelines

Emission
 

Frequency Band
VHF

Centre Frequency
202.928 MHz (Frequency Block 9A)

Polarisation
Vertical

Maximum antenna height
42 m

Output Radiation Pattern
 

Bearing or sector
(clockwise direction)
Depression angle
Maximum ERP

At or above dividing line
Below dividing line

    0 °T    –   220 °T
All angles
300 W

220 °T    –   260 °T
All angles
150 W

260 °T    –   320 °T
All angles
75 W

320 °T    –   360 °T
All angles
150 W

Additional technical specification

The radiated signal characteristics of the transmitter must comply with the spectrum mask for VHF transmitters in critical areas for adjacent channel interference as specified in clause 15.4 of standard ETSI EN 300 401 V1.4.1, issued by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute.

Advisory Note

This technical specification has been included in this plan because the transmission site is outside the Sydney RA1 licence area.

Attachment 1.5        Multiplex Penrith 2
 
Column 1
Technical specification
Column 2
Details

Category
1

General Area Served
Penrith

Mode
DAB

Specification number
TS1137056

Transmitter Site
 

Nominal Location
Broadcast Monopole  Aust Radio Network Site  754-768 Hawkesbury Rd  HAWKESBURY HEIGHTS

Australian Map Grid Reference 1966
Zone            Easting            Northing
56                281062            6272028

Site Tolerance
Refer to technical planning guidelines

Emission
 

Frequency Band
VHF

Centre Frequency
204.640 MHz (Frequency Block 9B)

Polarisation
Vertical

Maximum antenna height
42 m

  Bearing or sector
(clockwise direction)
Depression angle
Maximum ERP

  At or above dividing line
Below dividing line

      0 °T    –   220 °T
All angles
300 W

  220 °T    –   260 °T
All angles
150 W

  260 °T    –   320 °T
All angles
75 W

  320 °T    –   360 °T
All angles
150 W

Additional technical specification

The radiated signal characteristics of the transmitter must comply with the spectrum mask for VHF transmitters in critical areas for adjacent channel interference as specified in clause 15.4 of standard ETSI EN 300 401 V1.4.1, issued by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute.

Advisory Note

This technical specification has been included in this plan because the transmission site is outside the Sydney RA1 licence area.


Attachment 1.6        Multiplex Penrith 3
 
Column 1
Technical specification
Column 2
Details

Category
3

General Area Served
Penrith

Mode
DAB

Specification number
TS1137057

Transmitter Site
 

Nominal Location
Broadcast Monopole  Aust Radio Network Site  754-768 Hawkesbury Rd  HAWKESBURY HEIGHTS

Australian Map Grid Reference 1966
Zone            Easting            Northing
56                281062            6272028

Site Tolerance
Refer to technical planning guidelines

Emission
 

Frequency Band
VHF

Centre Frequency
206.352 MHz (Frequency Block 9C)

Polarisation
Vertical

Maximum antenna height
42 m

  Bearing or sector
(clockwise direction)
Depression angle
Maximum ERP

  At or above dividing line
Below dividing line

      0 °T    –   220 °T
All angles
300 W

  220 °T    –   260 °T
All angles
150 W

  260 °T    –   320 °T
All angles
75 W

  320 °T    –   360 °T
All angles
150 W

Additional technical specification

The radiated signal characteristics of the transmitter must comply with the spectrum mask for VHF transmitters in critical areas for adjacent channel interference as specified in clause 15.4 of standard ETSI EN 300 401 V1.4.1, issued by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute.

Advisory Note                                                             

This technical specification has been included in this plan because the transmission site is outside the Sydney RA1 licence area.