ARRL day 2.txt

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  1. Which part of the FCC rules contains the rules and regulations governing the Amateur Radio Service?
    A. Part 73
    B. Part 95
    C. Part 90
    D. Part 97
  2. Which of the following types of transmissions are prohibited?
    A. Transmissions that contain obscene or indecent words or language
    B. Transmissions to establish one-way communications
    C. Transmissions to establish model aircraft control
    D. Transmissions for third party communications
  3. What are the FCC rules regarding power levels used in the amateur bands?
    A. Always use the maximum power allowed to ensure that you complete the contact
    B. An amateur may use no more than 200 watts PEP to make an amateur contact
    C. An amateur may use up to 1500 watts PEP on any amateur frequency
    D. An amateur must use the minimum transmitter power necessary to carry out the desired communication
  4. What is the meaning of the term broadcasting in the FCC rules for the amateur services?
    A. Two-way transmissions by amateur stations
    B. Transmission of music
    C. Transmission of messages directed only to amateur operators
    D. Transmissions intended for reception by the general public
  5. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?
    A. Only where such communications directly relate to the immediate safety of human life or protection of property
    B. Only when broadcasting communications to or from the space shuttle.
    C. Only where noncommercial programming is gathered and supplied exclusively to the National Public Radio network
    D. Only when using amateur repeaters linked to the Internet
  6. Which of the following types of communications are permitted in the Amateur Radio Service?
    A. Brief transmissions to make station adjustments
    B. Retransmission of entertainment programming from a commercial radio or TV station
    C. Retransmission of entertainment material from a public radio or TV station
    D. Communications on a regular basis that could reasonably be furnished alternatively through other radio services
  7. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?
    A. Radio transmissions that annoy users of a repeater
    B. Unwanted radio transmissions that cause costly harm to radio station apparatus
    C. That which seriously degrades, obstructs, or repeatedly interrupts a radio communication service operating in accordance with the Radio Regulations
    D. Static from lightning storms
  8. When is the transmission of codes or ciphers allowed to hide the meaning of a message transmitted by an amateur station?
    A. Only during contests
    B. Only when operating mobile
    C. Only when transmitting control commands to space stations or radio control craft
    D. Only when frequencies above 1280 MHz are used
  9. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?
    A. When incidental to an authorized retransmission of manned spacecraft communications
    B. When the music produces no spurious emissions
    C. When the purpose is to interfere with an illegal transmission
    D. When the music is transmitted above 1280 MHz
  10. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?
    A. When the equipment is normally used in an amateur station and such activity is not conducted on a regular basis
    B. When the asking price is $100.00 or less
    C. When the asking price is less than its appraised value
    D. When the equipment is not the personal property of either the station licensee or the control operator or their close relatives
  11. When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?
    A. Any time upon request by an official observer
    B. Any time upon request by an FCC representative
    C. 30 days prior to renewal of the station license
    D. 10 days before the first transmission
  12. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide the correct mailing address?
    A. Fine or imprisonment
    B. Revocation of the station license or suspension of the operator license
    C. Require the licensee to be re-examined
    D. A reduction of one rank in operator class
  13. What is the abbreviation that refers to radio frequency signals of all types?
    A. AF
    B. HF
    C. RF
    D. VHF
  14. What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?
    A. Electromagnetic
    B. Electrostatic
    C. Surface acoustic
    D. Magnetostrictive
  15. What are the two components of a radio wave?
    A. AC and DC
    B. Voltage and current
    C. Electric and magnetic fields
    D. Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
  16. How fast does a radio wave travel through free space?
    A. At the speed of light
    B. At the speed of sound
    C. Its speed is inversely proportional to its wavelength
    D. Its speed increases as the frequency increases
  17. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through free space?
    A. 3000 kilometers per second
    B. 300,000,000 meters per second
    C. 300,000 miles per hour
    D. 186,000 miles per hour
  18. What is the unit of frequency?
    A. Hertz
    B. Henry
    C. Farad
    D. Tesla
  19. If a frequency readout calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?
    A. 0.003525 kHz
    B. 35.25 kHz
    C. 3525 kHz
    D. 3,525,000 kHz
  20. What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?
    A. Wave speed
    B. Waveform
    C. Wavelength
    D. Wave spread
  21. What property of radio waves is often used to identify the different frequency bands?
    A. The approximate wavelength
    B. The magnetic intensity of waves
    C. The time it takes for waves to travel one mile
    D. The voltage standing wave ratio of waves
  22. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?
    A. The wavelength gets longer as the frequency increases
    B. The wavelength gets shorter as the frequency increases
    C. There is no relationship between wavelength and frequency
    D. The wavelength depends on the bandwidth of the signal
  23. What is the formula for converting frequency to wavelength in meters?
    A. Wavelength in meters equals frequency in hertz multiplied by 300
    B. Wavelength in meters equals frequency in hertz divided by 300
    C. Wavelength in meters equals frequency in megahertz divided by 300
    D. Wavelength in meters equals 300 divided by frequency in megahertz
  24. What frequency range is referred to as HF?
    A. 300 to 3000 MHz
    B. 30 to 300 MHz
    C. 3 to 30 MHz
    D. 300 to 3000 kHz
  25. What frequency range is referred to as HF?
    A. 300 to 3000 MHz
    B. 30 to 300 MHz
    C. 3 to 30 MHz
    D. 300 to 3000 kHz
  26. What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?
    A. 30 to 300 kHz
    B. 30 to 300 MHz
    C. 300 to 3000 kHz
    D. 300 to 3000 MHz
  27. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?
    A. 49.00 MHz
    B. 52.525 MHz
    C. 28.50 MHz
    D. 222.15 MHz
  28. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52 MHz?
    A. 2 meter band
    B. 20 meter band
    C. 14 meter band
    D. 6 meter band
  29. Which of the bands available to Technician Class operators have mode-restricted sub-bands?
    A. The 6 meter, 2 meter, and 70 cm bands
    B. The 2 meter and 13 cm bands
    C. The 6 meter, 2 meter, and 1.25 meter bands
    D. The 2 meter and 70 cm bands
  30. What emission modes are permitted in the mode-restricted sub-bands at 50.0 to 50.1 MHz and 144.0 to 144.1 MHz?
    A. CW only
    B. CW and RTTY
    C. SSB only
    D. CW and SSB
  31. What amateur band are you using if you are transmitting on 223.50 MHz?
    A. 15 meter band
    B. 10 meter band
    C. 2 meter band
    D. 1.25 meter band
  32. Which of the following emission modes may be used by a Technician Class operator between 219 and 220 MHz?
    A. Spread spectrum
    B. Data
    C. SSB voice
    D. Fast-scan television
  33. What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?
    A. 30 to 300 kHz
    B. 30 to 300 MHz
    C. 300 to 3000 kHz
    D. 300 to 3000 MHz
  34. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?
    A. 53.350 MHz
    B. 146.520 MHz
    C. 443.350 MHz
    D. 222.520 MHz
  35. What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 70 cm band?
    A. 146.520 MHz
    B. 145.000 MHz
    C. 432.100 MHz
    D. 446.000 MHz
  36. Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class operator license?
    A. 2315 MHz
    B. 1296 MHz
    C. 3390 MHz
    D. 146.52 MHz
  37. What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?
    A. A voluntary guideline for using different modes or activities within an amateur band
    B. A mandated list of operating schedules
    C. A list of scheduled net frequencies
    D. A plan devised by a club to use a frequency band during a contest
  38. What do the FCC rules mean when an amateur frequency band is said to be available on a secondary basis?
    A. Secondary users of a frequency have equal rights to operate
    B. Amateurs are only allowed to use the frequency at night
    C. Amateurs may not cause harmful interference to primary users
    D. Secondary users are not allowed on amateur bands
  39. What must you do if you are operating on the 23 cm band and learn that you are interfering with a radiolocation station outside the United States?
    A. Stop operating or take steps to eliminate the harmful interference
    B. Nothing, because this band is allocated exclusively to the amateur service
    C. Establish contact with the radiolocation station and ask them to change frequency
    D. Change to CW mode, because this would not likely cause interference
  40. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?
    A. To allow for calibration error in the transmitter frequency display
    B. So that modulation sidebands do not extend beyond the band edge
    C. To allow for transmitter frequency drift
    D. All of these choices are correct

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