Technical Planning Guidelines - Australian Government


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
  • test procedures to be followed when establishing transmission facilities.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

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Act(s) name

Broadcasting Services Act 1992 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Communications Infrastructure

Contact details

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