Proposal to increase digital radio power in Canberra | ACMA

Proposal to increase digital radio power in Canberra

Consultation closes: 17 December 2018

IFC: 43/2018

Outcome of this consultation

Outcome
On 25 January 2019, the ACMA made the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan Variation 2019 (No. 1).

Submissions
The ACMA received six submissions to this consultation, of which one was made in-confidence. The public submissions can be accessed from the ‘Other submissions received’ tab in the right hand side index box. All of the submissions support the proposed decision.

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Consultation paper—Proposal to vary the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels – NSW/ACT) Plan 2007

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Draft Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels – NSW/ACT) Plan Variation 2018 (No.1)

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Executive summary

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is proposing to make a variation to the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels – NSW/ACT) Plan 2007, which contains the digital radio channel plan for the Canberra RA1 licence area.

The proposed variation will change the technical specifications of the digital radio multiplex transmitters in Canberra RA1. It is proposed that the maximum output radiation pattern for the category 1 and category 3 digital radio multiplex transmitter licences be increased from 5 kW to 20 kW effective radiated power.

Issue for comment

The ACMA welcomes comments from stakeholders on the proposal to make the Radiocommunications (Digital Radio Channels — NSW/ACT) Plan Variation 2018 (No.1).