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1985 No. 221 RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS (LICENSING AND GENERAL) REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) - SCHEDULE 1

                                   SCHEDULE 1               Sub-regulation 2
(5)
SPECIFIED EXPRESSIONS IN RELATION TO TRANSMITTERS
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Column 1  Column 2                          Column 3

Item      Expression                         Description

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1         Aeronautical station              Land station in the aeronautical

mobile
service.
2         Aircraft station, Class A         Aircraft station installed aboard
an
aircraft
that -

   (a)  has not less than 38 passenger
seats;
or

   (b)  has a maximum take-off weight of
not less than 19 tonnes.
3         Aircraft station, Class B         Aircraft station other than an

aircraft
station, Class A.
4         Amateur station (unrestricted)    An amateur station in the case
where
the holder of the transmitter
licence
that relates to the station is a
person to
whom a certificate of proficiency
has
been granted in relation to the
Amateur
Operator's Examination referred to
in
regulation 4 of the
Radiocommunications
(Certificates of Proficiency)
Regulations.
5         Amateur station (limited)         An amateur station in the case
where
the holder of the transmitter
licence
that relates to the station is a
person to
whom a certificate of proficiency
been granted in relation to the
Limited
Amateur Operator's Examination
referred
to in regulation 5 of the
Radiocommunications (Certificates of
Proficiency) Regulations.
6         Amateur station (novice)          An amateur station in the case
where
the holder of the transmitter
licence
that relates to the station is a
person to
whom a certificate of proficiency
has
been granted in relation to the
Novice
Amateur Operator's Examination
referred
to in regulation 6 of the
Radiocommunications
(Certificates of
Proficiency) Regulations.
7         Amateur station (combined limited An amateur station in the case
where
          and novice)                       the holder of the transmitter

licence
that relates to the station is a
person to
whom a certificate of proficiency
has
been granted in relation to -

   (a)  the Limited Amateur Operator's
Examination referred to in
regulation
5; and

   (b)  the Novice Amateur Operator's
Examination referred to in
regulation
6,
of the Radiocommunications
(Certificates
of Proficiency) Regulations.
8         AUSSAT service                    A service comprising earth
stations
possessed
and operated by AUSSAT
Proprietary
Limited in the provision of
radiocommunications services.
9         Australian satellite service      A service consisting of a space

satellite
declared by these Regulations to be
an
Australian satellite for the
purposes of
the Act.
10        Base station, Class A (high       A base station, not being a base

          density                           station,

          location)                         Class B, that is used in a high

density
location.
11        Base station, Class A (low        A base station, not being a base

          density location)                 station,

Class B, that is used in a low
density
location.
12        Base station, Class A (high       A service consisting of a base

          location) service                 station

Class A -

   (a)  that operates in association
with a
number of mobile stations, as
specified in the licence;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
only a frequency, or
frequencies,
of not less than 30
megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a high density
location.
13        Base station, Class A (low        A service consisting of a base

          density location) service         station,

Class A -

   (a)  that operates in association
with a
number of mobile stations, as
specified
in the licence;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
only a frequency, or
frequencies,
of not less than 30
megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a low density
location.
14        Base station, Class B             A base station that is used for
any
one
or more of the following purposes:

   (a)  low duty cycle speech;

   (b)  telemetry;

   (c)  telecommand.
15        Citizen band radio station        A station that employs, for

radiocommunication,
any frequency included
in
the frequencies designated in the
frequency
table as a frequency for use
by
citizen band radio stations.
16        Coast station, Class A            A coast station other than a
coast
station,
Class B, that is used for
communicating
with ship stations on very
high
frequency channels.
17        Coast station, Class B            A coast station that is used for

communicating
with ship stations on
other
channels in addition to, or instead
of,
very high frequency channels.
18        Disaster station                  A station having the exclusive

function
of providing a radiocommunications
service in relation to natural
disasters
and civil defence activities.
19        Earth station, Australian         An earth station that is
established
          satellite                         for

          service                           the purpose of providing access
to
an
Australian satellite.
20        Earth station, Class A            An earth station, other than an

earth
station, Australian satellite
service,
capable
of carrying not more than one
voice channel.
21        Earth station, Class B            An earth station, other than an

earth
station, Australian satellite
service,
capable
of carrying more than one but
not more than 12 voice channels.
22        Earth station, Class C            An earth station, other than an

earth
station, Class A, an earth station,
Class
B, or an earth station, Australian
satellite
service, capable of utilising
not more
than one satellite transponder.
23        Earth station, Class D            An earth station, other than an

earth
station, Australian satellite
service,
capable
of utilising more than one but
not
more than 2 satellite transponders.
24        Earth station, Class E            An earth station, other than an

earth
station, Australian satellite
service,
capable
of utilising more than 2
satellite
transponders.
25        Experimental station              A station (other than an amateur

station)
that is used solely for -

   (a)  investigation or research into,
or
instruction in,
radiocommunications;
or

   (b)  demonstrating or testing
radiocommunications
equipment.
26        Exterior paging service, Class A  An exterior paging service that

includes
a transmitter operating in other
than a
high density location.
27        Exterior paging service, Class B  An exterior paging service that

includes
a transmitter operating in a high
density
location.
28        Exterior paging service, Class C  (a) An exterior paging service,

Class
A, that operates in conjunction with
another exterior paging service,
Class A; or

   (b)  an exterior paging service,
Class B,
that operates in conjunction with
another exterior paging service,
Class B.
29        Fixed station, Class A (business) A fixed station -


   (a)  that does not use, for
transmission
purposes, any frequency or
frequencies
exceeding 30 megahertz;
and

   (b)  that is used for the
transmission of
business messages.
30        Fixed station, Class A (private)  A fixed station -


   (a)  that does not use, for
for transmission
purposes, any frequency or frequenci
cies exceeding 30 megahertz;
and

   (b)  that is used solely for the
transmission of private messages.
31        Fixed station,Class B(high        A fixed station -

          location)                         (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency of not
less than 30 megahertz and not more
than 10.5 gigahertz;

   (b)  that employs a single voice
channel for any one or more of the
following purposes:

        (i)    low duty cycle speech;

        (ii)   telemetry;

        (iii)  telecommand; and

   (c)  that is used in a high density
location.
32        Fixed station Class B (low        A fixed station -

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency of not
less than 30 megahertz and not more
than 10.5 gigahertz;

   (b)  that employs a single voice
channel
for any one or more of the
following purposes:

        (i)    low duty cycle speech;

        (ii)   telemetry;

        (iii)  telecommand; and

   (c)  that is used in a low density
location.
33        Fixed station, Class C (high      A fixed station, other than a
fixed
          density location)                 station, Class B -


   (a)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
any frequency or frequencies
exceeding 30 megahertz but not
exceeding
10.5 gigahertz; and

   (b)  that is used in a high density
location.
34        Fixed station, Class C (low       A fixed station, other than a
fixed
          density location)                 station, Class B -


   (a)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
any frequency or frequencies
exceeding 30 megahertz but not
exceeding
10 gigahertz; and

   (b)  that is used in a low density
location.
35        Fixed station, Class DI           A fixed station -

          (high density location)           (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
10.5 gigahertz but does not
exceed 15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding 20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a high density
location.
36        Fixed station, Class DI (low      A fixed station -

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes, a single frequency that
exceeds 10.5 gigahertz but does not
exceed 15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding 20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a low density
location.
37        Fixed station, Class D2 (high     A fixed station -

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
10.5 gigahertz but does not
exceed 15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth
exceeding
20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a high density
location.
38        Fixed station, Class D2           A fixed station -

          (low density location)            (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
10.5 gigahertz but does not
exceed 15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth
exceeding
20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a low density
location.
39        Fixed station, Class E1 (high     A fixed station

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding 20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a high density
location.
40        Fixed station, Class E1 (low      A fixed station -

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding 20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a low density
location.
41        Fixed station, Class E2 (high     A fixed station -

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth
exceeding
20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a high density
location.
42        Fixed station, Class E2 (low      A fixed station -

          density location)                 (a) that uses, for transmission

purposes,
a single frequency that
exceeds
15.35 gigahertz;

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied bandwidth
exceeding
20 megahertz; and

   (c)  that is used in a low density
location.
43        General station, Class A          A station, being a station not

otherwise referred to in this
Schedule,
that uses, for transmission
purposes -

   (a)  an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding
36 kilohertz; or

   (b)  a transmitter power not
exceeding
one watt.
44        General station, Class B          A station, being a station not

otherwise referred to in this
Schedule, that uses, for
transmission
purposes -

   (a)  an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding
500 kilohertz; or

   (b)  a transmitter power not
exceeding
10 watts.
45       General station, Class C           A station, being a station not

otherwise referred to in this
Schedule, that uses, for
transmission
purposes -

   (a)  an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding
3,000 kilohertz; or

   (b)  a transmitter power not
exceeding
100 watts.
46        General station, Class D          A station, being a station not

otherwise referred to in this
Schedule, that uses, for
transmission
purposes -

   (a)  an occupied bandwidth not
exceeding
10,000 kilohertz; or

   (b)  a transmitter power not
exceeding
1,000 watts.
47        General station, Class E          A station, being a station not

otherwise referred to in this
Schedule, that uses, for
transmission
purposes -

   (a)  an occupied bandwidth exceeding
10,000 kilohertz; or

   (b)  a transmitter power exceeding
1,000 watts.
48        Handphone station                 A station that -


   (a)  comprises equipment that is
suitable
for carriage by hand or on the
person; and

   (b)  employs, as specified in the
licence, one or more of the
following
frequencies: 27,230, 27,240,
27,250, 27,260, 27,270, 27,280,
27,550, 27,560, 27,580, 27,590,
27,620, 27,660, 27,760 kilohertz.
49        Interior paging service           A radiocommunications service


   (a)  that comprises

        (i)    a single transmitter; and

        (ii)   one or more receivers suitable
for carriage by hand or on the
person; and

   (b)  that is used for communication
solely within premises or similar
restricted areas.
50        Internal television service       A low-powered radiocommunications

service that links parts of a closed
-circuit television installation
within premises or any similar
restricted area.
51        Limited coast station             A coast station (other than a

marine rescue station) that is not
used

   (a)  for communicating with aircraft
stations; or

   (b)  for the transmission and
reception
of messages on behalf of the
public.
52        Marine rescue station             A station (other than a mobile

(disaster plan) station) that -

   (a)  is operated -

        (i)    by a body in relation to which
the Minister certifies that the
Minister is satisfied that body
is preparede to provide a
comprehensive
emergency
radiocommunications
service to
vessels at sea without
discrimination;
or

        (ii)   aboard a ship by a person
acting
on behalf of, or in
coordination
with, such a body;

   (b)  is used primarily for
ship-toshore,
shore-to-ship and intership
communications;

   (c)  in the case of a station
established
on land -

        (i)    maintains a listening watch on
the frequency 27,880 kilohertz
and on either or both of the
frequencies 2,182 kilohertz and
156.8 megahertz; and

        (ii)   transmits on the frequency
27,860 kilohertz and

                (A)  where it maintains a
listening
watch on the frequency 2,182
kilohertz - transmits on the
frequency
2,524 kilohertz;
and

                (B)  where it maintains a
listening
watch on the frequency
156.8 megahertz - transmits on the
frequency 156.375 megahertz; and

   (d)  in the case of a station
established
aboard a ship, operates -

        (i)    on the frequencies 27,860 and
27,880 kilohertz; and

        (ii)   on either or both of the
following
pairs of frequencies:

                (A)  2,182 and 2,524 kilohertz;

                (B)  156.375 and 156.8 megahertz.
53        Mobile (disaster plan) station    An ambulatory station that -


   (a)  is authorised by the Minister to
participate in an emergency
radiocommunications
service that is
established
or maintained in
accordance
with an agreement between the
Commonwealth and either a
State or the Northern Territory,
being an agreement declared by the
Minister, by notice published in the
Gazette, to be an approved agreement
for the purposes of this description
; and

   (b)  is also authorised by the
Minister to be used as if it were -

        (i)    an aircraft station, Class A or
an aircraft station, Class B;

        (ii)   a marine rescue station;

        (iii)  a mobile station; or

        (iv)   a ship station.
54         Mobile outpost station           A mobile station that forms part
of
the outpost service.
55        Mobile station                    An ambulatory station other than
an
ambulatory station of a kind
specified
in this Schedule.
56        Multipoint distribution station,  A multipoint distribution station

          Class A                           employing laser transmissions.

57        Multipoint distribution station,  A multipoint distribution station

          Class B                           that does not employ laser

transmissions.
58        Multipoint distribution repeater  A station -

          station                           (a) that is used for the
reception
and automatic retransmission of
radio transmissions emanating from a
multipoint distribution station;

   (b)  that employs an effective
isotropically
radiated power not
exceeding
5 watts; and

   (c)  that has a coverage area that
does not extend beyond that of the
station referred to in paragraph (a)
59        Narrowband area station           A land station -


   (a)  that does not include a receiver

   (b)  that uses, for transmission
purposes,
an occupied
bandwidth
not exceeding 8,000 kilohertz;
and

   (c)  that transmits to a narrowband
area receiver established at a fixed
point, or to narrowband area
receivers established at fixed
points, within an area specified in
the transmitter licence that relates
to that station as an area where the
establishment of receivers of that
kind is authorised.
60        Outpost station                   A land station in the outpost

service.
61        Outside broadcast television      A station in the outside
broadcast
          station                           television service.

62        Radiodetermination station        A station that is used for -


   (a)  the determining, in relation to
objects, of any of the following
parameters: their positions,
velocities and other characteristics
; and

   (b)  the obtaining of information in
relation to those parameters,
by means of the propagation
properties of radio waves.
63        Repeater station                  A station established at a fixed

location for the reception of radio
signals from amateur stations or
citizen band radio stations and for
the automatic retransmission of
those signals by radio.
64        Remote control station            A station that is established at
a
fixed location for the remote
control
of a land station, or land
stations, used for communicating
with mobile stations, being a
station -

   (a)  transmitting and receiving on
the same frequency, being the
frequency;
or

   (b)  transmitting and receiving on 2
different frequencies, being the
frequencies,
used by the land station or land
stations to communicate with the
mobile stations used in association
with the land station or land
stations.
65        Ship station, Class A             A ship station, other than a ship

station, Class C, used by a member
of an organisation established to
provide an inshore boating service,
not being a station that
includes a transmitter licensed to
transmit public correspondence.
66        Ship station, Class B             A ship station other than a ship

station, Class C -

   (a)  that includes a transmitter
licensed to transmit public
correspondence;
or

   (b)  that does not include such a
transmitter so licensed and that is
not a ship station, Class A,
as the case requires.
67        Ship station, Class C             A ship station equipped in

accordance
with orders made under the
Navigation (Orders) Regulations.
68         Telemetry service                A radiocommunications service

between a central station and
remote stations -

   (a)  that employs, for transmission
purposes, a single frequency
exceeding
30 megahertz and an occupied
maximum bandwidth not exceeding 16
kilohertz; and

   (b)  that is used, with or without
telecommand facilities, for the
purposes
of telemetry. 


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