Variation to Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – No. 1 of 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L00088

Variation to Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – No.1 of 2014
1. Enabling legislation
The Australian Communications and Media Authority makes this instrument under subsection 26(2) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.
2. Name of Instrument
This instrument is the Variation to Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – No. 1 of 2014.
3. Commencement
This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
Note:      An instrument is registered when it is recorded on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) in electronic form: see the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s4 (definition of register). The FRLI may be accessed at http://www.comlaw.gov.au
4. Variation
The Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio – August 2000 determined by the Australian Broadcasting Authority on 31 August 2000 is varied as follows:
(a)           rename the instrument as “Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio”;
(b)          amend the heading on the title page so that it reads “Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio”;
(c)           on page one:
(i)            amend the heading so that it reads “Licence Area Plan – Gosford Radio”;
(ii)          omit the sub-heading “DETERMINATION”;
(iii)        omit the two paragraphs of text and substitute the following clauses:
(1)   This plan for radio broadcasting services in the Gosford area of New South Wales is made under subsection 26(1) of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992.
(2)   Two national radio broadcasting services, three commercial radio broadcasting services, four community broadcasting services and two open narrowcasting services are to be available in the area described at Attachment 1.1 to this plan with the use of the broadcasting services bands. The characteristics, including technical specifications, of the services that are to be available in the area described at Attachment 1.1 are set out in Schedule and Attachments 1.2 – 1.12 to this plan.
(3)   A reference in this plan to a schedule or an attachment includes reference to a schedule or attachment as amended from time to time.
(d)          immediately before Schedule One:
(i)            omit the heading “SCHEDULE”; and
(ii)          omit the words “The Schedule sets out:” and all eight paragraphs marked with dot points that follow;
(iii)        omit the heading “Status Column” and the six paragraphs immediately following the heading; and
(iv)        omit the heading “Frequency Column” and the two paragraphs immediately following the heading;
(e)           omit Schedule One and substitute Schedule One of this instrument;
(f)           immediately after Schedule One omit the heading “DISCLAIMER:” and all six paragraphs immediately following the heading;
(g)          omit Attachment 1.1 and substitute Attachment 1.1 of this instrument;
(h)          in each of Attachments 1.2 – 1.4 and 1.6 – 1.11:
(i)            omit the heading “LICENCE AREA PLAN: Gosford – August 2000” and substitute the heading “Licence Area Plan : Gosford Radio”; and
(ii)          under “Site Tolerance :” omit “Refer to Technical Planning Guidelines” and substitute “Refer to Broadcasting Services (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007”;
(i)            omit Attachment 1.5 and substitute Attachment 1.5 of this instrument ;
(j)            omit Attachment 1.5.1;
 
(k)          insert Attachment 1.12 of this instrument.

 
 

The Common Seal of the Australian Communications and Media Authority was affixed to this document in the presence of:



Chris Chapman [signed]
Richard Bean [signed]

Signature of Member
Signature of Member/General Manager



CHRIS CHAPMAN
 RICHARD BEAN

Name (Please Print)
Name (Please Print)



Dated this          16th                  day of                January           2014.

 
 
Schedule One
Licence Area Plan : Gosford Radio
Licence Area : GOSFORD RA1
Service Category
Channel/ Frequency
Service Licence No
Transmitter Specification No
Attach No
Area Served

National
92.5 MHz
N/A
TS10009501
1.2
Gosford

National
98.1 MHz
N/A
TS10009502
1.3
Gosford

Commercial
101.3 MHz
SL5145
TS5145001
1.4
Gosford

Commercial
104.5 MHz
SL1150647
TS10008353
1.5
Gosford

Commercial
107.7 MHz
SL4113
TS4113001
1.6
Gosford

Community
93.3 MHz
SL1150187
TS10008330
1.7
Gosford

Community
94.1 MHz
SL1150739
TS10008329
1.8
Gosford

Community
94.9 MHz
SL1150186
TS10008328
1.9
Gosford

Community
96.3 MHz
SL6527
TS6527001
1.10
Gosford

Open Narrowcasting
801 kHz
N/A
TS8315001
1.11
Gosford

Open Narrowcasting
747 kHz
N/A
TS1135675
1.12
Gosford

 
 
Attachment        1.1
Licence Area - GOSFORD RA1
Licence Area ID - 517
Commercial Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL4113, SL5145, SL1150193, SL1150647
Community Radio Service Licence numbers:  SL6527, SL1150186, SL1150187, SL1150739
The licence area, in terms of areas defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics at the Census of 8 August 2006, is:  
Area Description

Gosford (C) (LGA)

Wyong (A) (LGA)

Note: 
Standard terminology used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: 
 (C)        =  City
(LGA)   =  Local Government Area
(A)         =  NSW Local Government Area (excluding Cities)
 
 
Attachment        1.5
LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gosford Radio
Category :                                                  Commercial
General Area Served :                               Gosford (NSW)
Service Licence Number :                         SL1150647
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - FM Radio
Specification Number :                             TS1150647
Transmitter Site :-
Nominal location :                                     Mt Penang
 
Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          341146     6302130
Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007
Emission :-
Frequency Band & Mode                         VHF-FM
Carrier Frequency :                                    104.5 MHz
Maximum antenna height:                         80 m
 
Output Radiation Pattern:-
Bearing or Sector
(Clockwise direction)
Maximum ERP

At all angles of azimuth
16 kW

 
Notes:-
There is potential for image interference from aeronautical services transmitting on Airservices Australia frequencies 125.7 MHz, 125.8 MHz or 126.0 MHz to some receivers tuned to 104.5 MHz in certain locations within the Gosford licence area.
 
 
 
Attachment        1.12
LICENCE AREA PLAN :    Gosford Radio
Category :                                                  Open Narrowcasting
General Area Served :                               Gosford (NSW)
Service Licence Number :                         Not applicable
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - AM Radio
Specification Number :                             TS1135675
Transmitter Site :-
Nominal location :                                     HPON AM Tower  adj Facilities Building           Gosford Race Course  2 Blackett St  GOSFORD
Australian Map Grid :                               Zone      Easting     Northing
Reference                                                  56          344219     6300644
Site Tolerance :                                          Refer to Broadcasting Services
                                                                  (Technical Planning) Guidelines 2007
Emission :-
Frequency Band & Mode                         MF-AM
Carrier Frequency :                                    747 kHz
Daytime Output Radiation Pattern :-
Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)
Elevation
Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth
0
215 V

Special Conditions :-
The day time urban coverage area (10 mV/m) of this transmission is described as that area within a radius of 14 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Easting: 344219; Northing: 6300644. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.
The specified radiation pattern is for daytime operation.  The licensee must comply with the specification from one hour after local sunrise to one hour before local sunset, as defined at the transmitter site on the 15th day of each month.
Night-time Output Radiation Pattern :-
Bearing or Sector (Clockwise direction)
Elevation
Maximum CMF

At all angles of azimuth
0
140 V

Special Conditions :-
The night time coverage area (32 mV/m) of this transmission is described as that area within a radius of 4 kilometres measured from a point with the following AMG co-ordinates: Zone: 56; Easting: 344219; Northing: 6300644. This point is the same as the nominal transmitter site.
The specified radiation pattern is for night-time operation.  The licensee must comply with the specification from one hour before local sunset to one hour after local sunrise, as defined at the transmitter site on the 15th day of each month.
 
 
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