Technical Planning Guidelines - Australian Government

Service summary

You may require these Guidelines in order to technically plan individual services that use the broadcasting services bands as a means of delivery.

The Technical Planning Guidelines set out the technical conditions with which service providers must comply when planning and operating new or existing transmission facilities.

The Guidelines specify requirements for:

  • Facilities, including requirements to be met regarding site restrictions and site tolerance;
  • Maximum and minimum radiated power;
  • Maximum field strength permitted;
  • Interference to other services;
  • Radiated signal characteristics; and
  • Test procedures to be followed when establishing transmission facilities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

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Administering agency

Department of Communications and the Arts
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Communications Infrastructure

Act(s) name

Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing
Department of Communications and the Arts
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Communications Infrastructure


Mailing address:
PO Box 78
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2616

Phone:

1300850115

Phone:

02 62195555

Fax:

02 62195353
licensing@acma.gov.au

Supporting information

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