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Broadcast planning instructions

Broadcast Planning Instructions (BPIs) are self-contained instructions about specific planning issues that are not adequately addressed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (the ACMA)’s planning reference publications. BPIs are issued to clarify existing, new or amended planning practices.

The current broadcast planning instructions are listed below in Adobe PDF format:

No.

Release

Subject (PDF download)

Issued

1

1.1

Introduction of the Geocentric Datum of Australia (GDA)

23/01/2004

2

1.1

Treatment of mixed polarised FM services in broadcast planning

23/01/2004

3

1.1

Planning of Open Narrowcasting Services

23/01/2004

4

1.1

Specification of antenna radiation patterns in RADCOM

23/01/2004

5

1.0

Day/Night switching of transmission power and full time power increase for AM radio broadcasting services

23/01/2004

6

1.0

RADCOM Site coordinate standards and naming conventions

23/01/2004

7

1.0

Antenna directivity and cross polarisation discrimination

23/01/2004

8

1.0

Use of vertical or horizontal polarisation by FM broadcasting services

23/01/2004

9

1.0

Continuous and tropospheric interference in analog planning

19/04/2004

10

1.0

Interference considerations for terrestrial off-air inputs used for retransmission of radio and television broadcasting services

27/05/2005

11

1.0

Fortuitous reception of radio and television broadcasting services 

27/05/2005

12

1.0

Planning in-fill services for MF-AM radio broadcasting services 

27/05/2005


Last updated: 18 July 2016