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  1. T1A01 

    Which of the following is a purpose of the Amateur Radio Service as stated inthe FCC rules and regulations?

    A. Providing personal radio communications for as many citizens as possible

    B. Providing communications for international non-profit organizations

    C. Advancing skills in the technical and communication phases of the radio art


    D. All of these choices are correct
    C. Advancing skills in the technical and communication phases of the radio art 

    [97.1]
  2. T102

    Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service inthe United States?

    A. FEMA

    B. The ITU

    C. The FCC

    D. Homeland Security
    C. The FCC

    [97.1]
  3. T1A03

    Which part of the FCC regulations contains the rules governing the Amateur RadioService?

    A. Part 73

    B. Part 95

    C. Part 90

    D. Part 97
    D. Part 97
  4. T1A04

    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 stationapparatus

    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
    C. That which seriously degrades, obstructs, or repeatedly interrupts a radio communication service operating in accordance with the Radio Regulations

    [97.3(a)(23)]
  5. T1A05

    Which of the following is a purpose of the Amateur Radio Service rules andregulations as defined by the FCC?

    A. Enhancing international goodwill

    B. Providing inexpensive communication for local emergency organizations

    C. Training of operators in military radio operating procedures

    D. All of these choices are correct
    A. Enhancing international goodwill

    [97.1 (e)]
  6. T1A06

    Which of the following services are protected from interference by amateursignals under all circumstances?

    A. Citizens Radio Service

    B. Broadcast Service

    C. Land Mobile Radio Service

    D. Radionavigation Service
    C. Land Mobile Radio Service

    [97.101 (d), 97.303 (o)(2)]
  7. T1A07

    What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telemetry?

    A. An information bulletin issued by the FCC

    B. A one-way transmission to initiate, modify or terminate functions of a deviceat a distance

    C. A one-way transmission of measurements at a distance from the measuring instrument

    D. An information bulletin from a VEC
    C. A one-way transmission of measurements at a distance from the measuring instrument

    [97.3(a)(46)]
  8. T1A08

    Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?

    A. Frequency Spectrum Manager

    B. Frequency Coordinator

    C. FCC Regional Field Office

    D. International Telecommunications Union
    B. Frequency Coordinator

    [97.3(a)(22)]
  9. T1A09

    Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

    A. The FCC Office of Spectrum Management and Coordination Policy

    B. The local chapter of the Office of National Council of Independent Frequency Coordinators

    C. Amateur operators in a local or regional area whose stations are eligible to be auxiliary or repeater stations

    D. FCC Regional Field Office
    C. Amateur operators in a local or regional area whose stations are eligible to be auxiliary or repeater stations

    [97.3(a)(22)]
  10. T1A10

    What is the FCC Part 97 definition of an amateur station?

    A. A station in the Amateur Radio Service consisting of the apparatus necessary for carrying on radio communications

    B. A building where Amateur Radio receivers, transmitters, and RF power amplifiers are installed

    C. Any radio station operated by a non-professional

    D. Any radio station for hobby use
    A. A station in the Amateur Radio Service consisting of the apparatus necessary for carrying on radio communications

    [97.3(a)(5)]
  11. T1A11

    When is willful interference to other amateur radio stations permitted?

    A. Only if the station being interfered with is expressing extreme religious orpolitical views

    B. At no time

    C. Only during a contest

    D. At any time, amateurs are not protected from willful interference
    B. At no time

    [97.101 (d)]
  12. Which of the following is a permissible use of the Amateur Radio Service?

    A. Broadcasting music and videos to friends

    B. Providing a way for amateur radio operators to earn additional income byusing their stations to pass messages

    C. Providing low-cost communications for start-up businesses

    D. Allowing a person to conduct radio experiments and to communicate with other licensed hams around the world
    D. Allowing a person to conduct radio experiments and to communicate with other licensed hams around the world
  13. T1A13

    What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand?

    A. An instruction bulletin issued by the FCC

    B. A one-way radio transmission of measurements at a distance from the measuring instrument

    C. A one-way transmission to initiate, modify or terminate functions of a device at a distance

    D. An instruction from a VEC
    C. A one-way transmission to initiate, modify or terminate functions of a device at a distance

    [97.3(a)(45)]
  14. T1A14

    What must you do if you are operating on the 23 cm band and learn that you are interfering with a radio location 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 radio location station and ask them to change frequency

    D. Change to CW mode, because this would not likely cause interference
    A. Stop operating or take steps to eliminate the harmful interference

    [97.303(d)]
  15. T1B01

    What is the ITU?

    A. An agency of the United States Department of Telecommunications Management

    B. A United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues

    C. An independent frequency coordination agency

    D. A department of the FCC
    B. A United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues
  16. T1B02

    Why are the frequency assignments for some U.S. Territories different from those in the 50 U.S. States?

    A. Some U. S. Territories are located in ITU regions other than Region 2

    B. Territorial governments are allowed to select their own frequency allocations

    C. Territorial frequency allocations must also include those of adjacent countries

    D. Any territory that was in existence before the ratification of the Communications Act of 1934 is exempt from FCC frequency regulations
    A. Some U. S. Territories are located in ITU regions other than Region 2

    [97.301]
  17. T1B03

    Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

    A. 49.00 MHz

    B. 52.525 MHz

    C. 28.50 MHz

    D. 222.15 MHz
    B. 52.525 MHz

    [97.301(a)]
  18. T1B04

    Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52MHz?

    A. 2 meter band

    B. 20 meter band

    C. 14 meter band

    D. 6 meter band
    A. 2 meter band

    [97.301(a)]
  19. T1B05

    Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holderoperating in ITU Region 2?

    A. 53.350 MHz

    B. 146.520 MHz

    C. 443.350 MHz

    D. 222.520 MHz
    C. 443.350 MHz

    [97.301(a)]
  20. T1B06

    Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class licensee?

    A. 2315 MHz

    B. 1296 MHz

    C. 3390 MHz

    D. 146.52 MHz
    B. 1296 MHz

    [97.301(a)]
  21. T1B07

    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
    D. 1.25 meter band

    [97.301(a)]
  22. T1B08

    Which of the following is a result of the fact that the amateur service is secondary in some portions of the 70 cm band?

    A. U.S. amateurs may find non-amateur stations in the bands, and must avoid interfering with them

    B. U.S. amateurs must give foreign amateur stations priority in those portions

    C. International communications are not permitted on 70 cm

    D. Digital transmissions are not permitted on 70 cm
    A. U.S. amateurs may find non-amateur stations in the bands, and must avoid interfering with them

    [97.303]
  23. T1B09

    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
    D. All of these choices are correct

    [97.101(a), 97.301(a-e)]
  24. T1B10

    Which of the bands above 30 MHz that are 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
    C. The 6 meter, 2 meter, and 1.25 meter bands

    [97.301(e), 97.305(c)]
  25. T1B11

    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
    A. CW only

    [97.301(a), 97.305 (a)(c)]
  26. T1B12

    Why are frequency assignments for U.S. stations operating maritime mobile not the same everywhere in the world?

    A. Amateur maritime mobile stations in international waters must conform to the frequency assignments of the country nearest to their vessel

    B. Amateur frequency assignments can vary among the three ITU regions

    C. Frequency assignments are determined by the captain of the vessel

    D. Amateur frequency assignments are different in each of the 90 ITU zones
    B. Amateur frequency assignments can vary among the three ITU regions

    [97.301]
  27. T1B13

    Which emission may be used between 219 and 220 MHz?

    A. Spread spectrum

    B. Data

    C. SSB voice

    D. Fast-scan television
    B. Data

    [97.305(c)]
  28. T1C01

    Which type of call sign has a single letter in both its prefix and suffix?

    A. Vanity

    B. Sequential

    C. Special event

    D. In-memoriam
    C. Special event

    [97.3(a)(11)(iii)]
  29. T1C02

    Which of the following is a valid US amateur radio station call sign?

    A. KMA3505

    B. W3ABC

    C. KDKA

    D. 11Q1176
    B. W3ABC
  30. T1C03

    What types of international communications are permitted by an FCC-licensed amateur station?

    A. Communications incidental to the purposes of the amateur service and remarks of a personal character

    B. Communications incidental to conducting business or remarks of a personal nature

    C. Only communications incidental to contest exchanges, all other communications are prohibited

    D. Any communications that would be permitted by an international broadcast station
    A. Communications incidental to the purposes of the amateur service and remarks of a personal character

    [97.117]
  31. T1C04

    When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

    A. When the foreign country authorizes it

    B. When there is a mutual agreement allowing third party communications

    C. When authorization permits amateur communications in a foreign language

    D. When you are communicating with non-licensed individuals in another country
    A. When the foreign country authorizes it

    [97.107]
  32. T1C05

    Which of the following is a vanity call sign which a technician class amateuroperator might select if available?

    A. K1XXX

    B. KA1X

    C. W1XX

    D. All of these choices are correct
    A. K1XXX
  33. T1C06

    From which of the following locations may an FCC-licensed amateur stationtransmit, in addition to places where the FCC regulates communications?

    A. From within any country that belongs to the International Telecommunications Union

    B. From within any country that is a member of the United Nations

    C. From anywhere within in ITU Regions 2 and 3

    D. From any vessel or craft located in international waters and documented orregistered in the United States
    D. From any vessel or craft located in international waters and documented orregistered in the United States

    [97.5(a)(2)]
  34. T1C07

    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
    B. Revocation of the station license or suspension of the operator license

    [97.23]
  35. T1C08

    What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radiolicense grant?

    A. Five years

    B. Life

    C. Ten years

    D. Twenty years
    C. Ten years

    [97.25]
  36. T1C09

    What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?

    A. Two years

    B. Three years

    C. Five years

    D. Ten years
    A. Two years

    [97.21(a)(b)]
  37. T1C10

    How soon after passing the examination for your first amateur radio license mayyou operate a transmitter on an amateur service frequency?

    A. Immediately

    B. 30 days after the test date

    C. As soon as your operator/station license grant appears in the FCC’s license database

    D. You must wait until you receive your license in the mail from the FCC
    C. As soon as your operator/station license grant appears in the FCC’s license database

    [97.5a]
  38. T1C11

    If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on amateur service frequencies?

    A. No, transmitting is not allowed until the FCC license database shows that thelicense has been renewed

    B. Yes, but only if you identify using the suffix GP

    C. Yes, but only during authorized nets

    D. Yes, for up to two years
    A. No, transmitting is not allowed until the FCC license database shows that thelicense has been renewed

    [97.21(b)]
  39. T1C12

    Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

    A. Only licensed amateurs with general or extra class licenses

    B. Only licensed amateurs with an extra class license

    C. Only an amateur licensee who has been licensed continuously for more than 10 years

    D. Any licensed amateur
    D. Any licensed amateur

    [97.19]
  40. T1C13

    For which licenses classes are new licenses currently available from the FCC?

    A. Novice, Technician, General, Advanced

    B. Technician, Technician Plus, General, Advanced

    C. Novice, Technician Plus, General, Advanced

    D. Technician, General, Amateur Extra
    D. Technician, General, Amateur Extra

    [97.9(a), 97.17(a)]
  41. T1C14

    Who may select a vanity call sign for a club station?

    A. Any Extra Class member of the club

    B. Any member of the club

    C. Any officer of the club

    D. Only the person named as trustee on the club station license grant
    D. Only the person named as trustee on the club station license grant

    [97.21(a) (1)]
  42. T1D01

    With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

    A. Any country whose administration has notified the ITU that it objects to such communications

    B. Any country whose administration has notified the ARRL that it objects to such communications

    C. Any country engaged in hostilities with another country

    D. Any country in violation of the War Powers Act of 1934
    A. Any country whose administration has notified the ITU that it objects to such communications

    [97.111(a)(1)]
  43. T1D02

    On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?

    A. During an Armed Forces Day Communications Test

    B. During a Memorial Day Celebration

    C. During an Independence Day celebration

    D. During a propagation test
    A. During an Armed Forces Day Communications Test

    [97.111(a)(5)]
  44. T1D03

    When is the transmission of codes or ciphers that hide the meaning of a message allowed 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
    C. Only when transmitting control commands to space stations or radio control craft

    [97.211(b), 97.215(b)]
  45. T1D04

    What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?

    A. When incidental to an authorized re-transmission 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
    A. When incidental to an authorized re-transmission of manned spacecraft communications

    [97.113(a)(4), 97.113(c)]
  46. T1D05

    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 stationlicensee or the control operator or their close relatives
    A. When the equipment is normally used in an amateur station and such activity is not conducted on a regular basis

    [97.113(a)(3)(ii)]
  47. T1D06

    What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that maybe considered indecent or obscene?

    A. The FCC maintains a list of words that are not permitted to be used onamateur frequencies

    B. Any such language is prohibited

    C. The ITU maintains a list of words that are not permitted to be used onamateur frequencies

    D. There is no such prohibition
    B. Any such language is prohibited

    [97.113(a)(4)]
  48. T1D07

    What types of amateur stations can automatically retransmit the signals of other amateur stations?

    A. Auxiliary, beacon, or Earth stations

    B. Auxiliary, repeater, or space stations

    C. Beacon, repeater, or space stations

    D. Earth, repeater, or space stations
    B. Auxiliary, repeater, or space stations

    [97.113(d)]
  49. T1D08

    In which of the following circumstances may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating the station?

    A. When engaging in communications on behalf of their employer

    B. When the communication is incidental to classroom instruction at an educational institution

    C. When re-broadcasting weather alerts during a RACES net

    D. When notifying other amateur operators of the availability for sale or tradeof apparatus
    B. When the communication is incidental to classroom instruction at an educational institution

    [97.113(a)(3)(iii)]
  50. T1D09

    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 tothe National Public Radio network

    D. Only when using amateur repeaters linked to the Internet
    A. Only where such communications directly relate to the immediate safety of human life or protection of property

    [97.113(5)(b)]
  51. T1D10

    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
    D. Transmissions intended for reception by the general public

    [97.3(a)(10)]
  52. T1D11

    When may an amateur station transmit without identifying?

    A. When the transmissions are of a brief nature to make station adjustments

    B. When the transmissions are unmodulated

    C. When the transmitted power level is below 1 watt

    D. When transmitting signals to control a model craft
    D. When transmitting signals to control a model craft

    [97.119(a)]
  53. T1D12

    Under which of the following circumstances may an amateur radio station engage in broadcasting?

    A. Under no circumstances

    B. When transmitting code practice, information bulletins, or transmissions necessary to provide emergency communications

    C. At any time as long as no music is transmitted

    D. At any time as long as the material being transmitted did not originate froma commercial broadcast station
    B. When transmitting code practice, information bulletins, or transmissions necessary to provide emergency communications

    [97.111(b)(4,5,6)
  54. T1E01

    When is an amateur station permitted to transmit without a control operator?

    A. When using automatic control, such as in the case of a repeater

    B. When the station licensee is away and another licensed amateur is using the station

    C. When the transmitting station is an auxiliary station

    D. Never
    D. Never

    [97.7(a)]
  55. T1E02

    Who may a station licensee designate to be the control operator of an amateur station?

    A. Any U.S. citizen or registered alien

    B. Any family member of the station licensee

    C. Any person over the age of 18

    D. Only a person for whom an amateur operator/primary station license grant appears in the FCC database or who is authorized for alien reciprocal operation
    D. Only a person for whom an amateur operator/primary station license grant appears in the FCC database or who is authorized for alien reciprocal operation

    [97.7(a)]
  56. T1E03

    Who must designate the station control operator?

    A. The station licensee

    B. The FCC

    C. The frequency coordinator

    D. The ITU
    A. The station licensee

    [97.103(b)]
  57. T1E04

    What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

    A. The frequency authorized by the frequency coordinator

    B. The class of operator license held by the station licensee

    C. The highest class of operator license held by anyone on the premises

    D. The class of operator license held by the control operator
    D. The class of operator license held by the control operator

    [97.103(b)]
  58. T1E05

    What is an amateur station control point?

    A. The location of the station’s transmitting antenna

    B. The location of the station transmitting apparatus

    C. The location at which the control operator function is performed

    D. The mailing address of the station licensee
    C. The location at which the control operator function is performed

    [97.3(a)(14)]
  59. T1E06

    Under what type of control do APRS network digipeaters operate?

    A. Automatic

    B. Remote

    C. Local

    D. Manual
    A. Automatic

    [97.109(d)]
  60. T1E07

    When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

    A. All licensed amateurs who are present at the operation

    B. Only the station licensee

    C. Only the control operator

    D. The control operator and the station licensee are equally responsible
    D. The control operator and the station licensee are equally responsible

    [97.103(a)]
  61. T1E08

    Which of the following is an example of automatic control?

    A. Repeater operation

    B. Controlling the station over the Internet

    C. Using a computer or other device to automatically send CW

    D. Using a computer or other device to automatically identify
    A. Repeater operation

    [97.3(a)(6), 97.205(d)]
  62. T1E09

    What type of control is being used when the control operator is at the control point?

    A. Radio control

    B. Unattended control

    C. Automatic control

    D. Local control
    D. Local control

    [97.109(b)]
  63. T1E10

    Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?

    A. Repeater operation

    B. Operating the station over the Internet

    C. Controlling a model aircraft, boat or car by amateur radio

    D. All of these choices are correct
    B. Operating the station over the Internet

    [97.3(a)(39)]
  64. T1E11

    Who does the FCC presume to be the control operator of an amateur station,unless documentation to the contrary is in the station records?

    A. The station custodian

    B. The third party participant

    C. The person operating the station equipment

    D. The station licensee
    D. The station licensee


    [97.103(a)]
  65. T1E12

    When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician Class licensee be the control  operator of a station operating in an exclusive Extra Class operator segment of the amateur bands?

    A. At no time

    B. When operating a special event station

    C. As part of a multi-operator contest team

    D. When using a club station whose trustee is an Extra Class operator licensee
    A. At no time

    [97.119(e)]
  66. T1F01

    What type of identification is being used when identifying a station on the air as Race Headquarters?

    A. Tactical call sign

    B. An official call sign reserved for RACES drills

    C. SSID

    D. Broadcast station
    A. Tactical call sign
  67. T1F02

    When using tactical identifiers such as “Race Headquarters” during a community service net operation, how often must your station transmit the station’s FCC assigned call sign?

    A. Never, the tactical call is sufficient

    B. Once during every hour

    C. At the end of each communication and every ten minutes during a communication

    D. At the end of every transmission
    C. At the end of each communication and every ten minutes during a communication

    [97.119 (a)]
  68. T1F03

    When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?

    A. At the beginning of each contact, and every 10 minutes there after

    B. At least once during each transmission

    C. At least every 15 minutes during and at the end of a communication

    D. At least every 10 minutes during and at the end of a communication
    D. At least every 10 minutes during and at the end of a communication

    [97.119(a)]
  69. T1F04

    Which of the following is an acceptable language to use for stationidentification when operating in a phone sub-band?

    A. Any language recognized by the United Nations

    B. Any language recognized by the ITU

    C. The English language

    D. English, French, or Spanish
    C. The English language

    [97.119(b)(2)]
  70. T1F05

    What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

    A. Send the call sign followed by the indicator RPT

    B. Send the call sign using CW or phone emission

    C. Send the call sign followed by the indicator R

    D. Send the call sign using only phone emission
    B. Send the call sign using CW or phone emission

    [97.119(b)(2)]
  71. T1F06

    Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?

    A. KL7CC stroke W3

    B. KL7CC slant W3

    C. KL7CC slash W3

    D. All of these choices are correct
    D. All of these choices are correct

    [97.119(c)]
  72. T1F07

    Which of the following restrictions apply when a non-licensed person is allowed to speak to a foreign station using a station under the control of a Technician Class control operator?

    A. The person must be a U.S. citizen

    B. The foreign station must be one with which the U.S. has a third party agreement

    C. The licensed control operator must do the station identification

    D. All of these choices are correct
    B. The foreign station must be one with which the U.S. has a third party agreement

    [97.115(a)(2)]
  73. T1F08

    Which indicator is required by the FCC to be transmitted after a station callsign?

    A. /M when operating mobile

    B. /R when operating a repeater

    C. / followed the FCC Region number when operating out of the region in which the license was issued

    D. /KT, /AE or /AG when using new license privileges earned by CSCE while waiting for an upgrade to a previously issued license to appear in the FCClicense database
    D. /KT, /AE or /AG when using new license privileges earned by CSCE while waiting for an upgrade to a previously issued license to appear in the FCClicense database

    [97.119(f)]
  74. T1F09

    What type of amateur station simultaneously ret-ransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?

    A. Beacon station

    B. Earth station

    C. Repeater station

    D. Message forwarding station
    C. Repeater station

    [97.3(a)(40)]
  75. T1F10

    Who is accountable should a repeater inadvertently re-transmit communications that violate the FCC rules?

    A. The control operator of the originating station

    B. The control operator of the repeater

    C. The owner of the repeater

    D. Both the originating station and the repeater owner
    A. The control operator of the originating station

    [97.205(g)]
  76. T1F11

    To which foreign stations do the FCC rules authorize the transmission of non-emergency third party communications?

    A. Any station whose government permits such communications

    B. Those in ITU Region 2 only

    C. Those in ITU Regions 2 and 3 only

    D. Those in ITU Region 3 only
    A. Any station whose government permits such communications

    [97.115(a)]
  77. T1F12

    How many persons are required to be members of a club for a club station license to be issued by the FCC?

    A. At least 5

    B. At least 4

    C. A trustee and 2 officers

    D. At least 2
    B. At least 4

    [97.5(b)(2)]
  78. T1F13

    When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?

    A. At any time ten days after notification by the FCC of such an inspection

    B. At any time upon request by an FCC representative

    C. Only after failing to comply with an FCC notice of violation

    D. Only when presented with a valid warrant by an FCC official or governmentagent
    B. At any time upon request by an FCC representative

    [97.103(c)]
  79. T2A01

    What is the most common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?

    A. Plus 500 kHz

    B. Plus or minus 600 kHz

    C. Minus 500 kHz

    D. Only plus 600 kHz
    B. Plus or minus 600 kHz
  80. T2A02

    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
    D. 446.000 MHz
  81. T2A03

    What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?

    A. Plus or minus 5 MHz

    B. Plus or minus 600 kHz

    C. Minus 600 kHz

    D. Plus 600 kHz
    A. Plus or minus 5 MHz
  82. T2A04

    What is an appropriate way to call another station on a repeater if you know the other station's call sign?

    A. Say break, break then say the station's call sign

    B. Say the station's call sign then identify with your call sign

    C. Say CQ three times then the other station's call sign

    D. Wait for the station to call CQ then answer it
    B. Say the station's call sign then identify with your call sign
  83. T2A05

    How should you respond to a station calling CQ?

    A. Transmit CQ followed by the other station’s call sign

    B. Transmit your call sign followed by the other station’s call sign

    C. Transmit the other station’s call sign followed by your call sign

    D. Transmit a signal report followed by your call sign
    C. Transmit the other station’s call sign followed by your call sign
  84. T2A06

    What must an amateur operator do when making on-air transmissions to test equipment or antennas?

    A. Properly identify the transmitting station

    B. Make test transmissions only after 10:00 p.m. local time

    C. Notify the FCC of the test transmission

    D. State the purpose of the test during the test procedure
    A. Properly identify the transmitting station
  85. T2A07

    Which of the following is true when making a test transmission?

    A. Station identification is not required if the transmission is less than 15seconds

    B. Station identification is not required if the transmission is less than 1watt

    C. Station identification is only required once an hour when the transmissions are for test purposes only

    D. Station identification is required at least every ten minutes during the test and at the end of the test
    D. Station identification is required at least every ten minutes during the test and at the end of the test
  86. T2A08

    What is the meaning of the procedural signal “CQ”?

    A. Call on the quarter hour

    B. A new antenna is being tested (no station should answer)

    C. Only the called station should transmit

    D. Calling any station
    D. Calling any station
  87. T2A09

    What brief statement is often transmitted in place of “CQ” to indicate that youare listening on a repeater?

    A. The words “Hello test” followed by your call sign

    B. Your call sign

    C. The repeater call sign followed by your call sign

    D. The letters “QSY” followed by your call sign
    B. Your call sign
  88. T2A10

    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 indicate frequency band usage
    A. A voluntary guideline for using different modes or activities within an amateur band
  89. T2A11

    Which of the following is an FCC rule regarding power levels used in the amateur bands, under normal, non-distress circumstances?

    A. There is no limit to power as long as there is no interference with other services

    B. No more than 200 watts PEP may be used

    C. Up to 1500 watts PEP may be used on any amateur frequency without restriction

    D. While not exceeding the maximum power permitted on a given band, use the minimum power necessary to carry out the desired communication
    D. While not exceeding the maximum power permitted on a given band, use the minimum power necessary to carry out the desired communication

    [97.313(a)]
  90. T2A12

    Which of the following is a guideline to use when choosing an operating frequency for calling CQ?

    A. Listen first to be sure that no one else is using the frequency

    B. Ask if the frequency is in use

    C. Make sure you are in your assigned band

    D. All of these choices are correct
    D. All of these choices are correct
  91. T2B01

    What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

    A. Full duplex communication

    B. Diplex communication

    C. Simplex communication

    D. Multiplex communication
    C. Simplex communication
  92. T2B02

    What is the term used to describe the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?

    A. Carrier squelch

    B. Tone burst

    C. DTMF

    D. CTCSS
    D. CTCSS
  93. T2B03

    Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?

    A. Tone squelch

    B. Carrier squelch

    C. CTCSS

    D. Modulated carrier
    B. Carrier squelch
  94. T2B04

    Which of the following common problems might cause you to be able to hear butnot access a repeater even when transmitting with the proper offset?

    A. The repeater receiver may require an audio tone burst for access

    B. The repeater receiver may require a CTCSS tone for access

    C. The repeater receiver may require a DCS tone sequence for access

    D. All of these choices are correct
    D. All of these choices are correct
  95. T2B05

    What determines the amount of deviation of an FM (as opposed to PM) signal?

    A. Both the frequency and amplitude of the modulating signal

    B. The frequency of the modulating signal

    C. The amplitude of the modulating signal

    D. The relative phase of the modulating signal and the carrier
    C. The amplitude of the modulating signal
  96. T2B06

    What happens when the deviation of an FM transmitter is increased?

    A. Its signal occupies more bandwidth

    B. Its output power increases

    C. Its output power and bandwidth increases

    D. Asymmetric modulation occurs
    A. Its signal occupies more bandwidth
  97. T2B07

    What could cause your FM signal to interfere with stations on nearbyfrequencies?

    A. Microphone gain too high, causing over-deviation

    B. SWR too high

    C. Incorrect CTCSS Tone

    D. All of these choices are correct
    A. Microphone gain too high, causing over-deviation
  98. T2B08

    Which of the following applies when two stations transmitting on the same frequency interfere with each other?

    A. Common courtesy should prevail, but no one has absolute right to an amateur frequency

    B. Whoever has the strongest signal has priority on the frequency

    C. Whoever has been on the frequency the longest has priority on the frequency

    D. The station which has the weakest signal has priority on the frequency
    • A. Common
    • courtesy should prevail, but no one has absolute right to an amateur frequency
  99. T2B09

    Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

    A. Use of a phonetic alphabet

    B. Send your call sign in CW as well as voice

    C. Repeat your call sign three times

    D. Increase your signal to full power when identifying
    A. Use of a phonetic alphabet

    [97.119(b)(2)]
  100. T2B10

    Which Q signal indicates that you are receiving interference from other stations?

    A. QRM

    B. QRN

    C. QTH

    D. QSB
    A. QRM
  101. T2B11

    Which Q signal indicates that you are changing frequency?

    A. QRU

    B. QSY

    C. QSL

    D. QRZ
    B. QSY
  102. T2B12

    Under what circumstances should you consider communicating via simplex rather than a repeater?

    A. When the stations can communicate directly without using a repeater

    B. Only when you have an endorsement for simplex operation on your license

    C. Only when third party traffic is not being passed

    D. Only if you have simplex modulation capability
    A. When the stations can communicate directly without using a repeater
  103. T2B13

    Which of the following is true of the use of SSB phone in amateur bands above 50MHz?

    A. It is permitted only by holders of a General Class or higher license

    B. It is permitted only on repeaters

    C. It is permitted in at least some portion of all the amateur bands above 50MHz

    D. It is permitted only on when power is limited to no more than 100 watts
    C. It is permitted in at least some portion of all the amateur bands above 50MHz
  104. T2C01

    When do the FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?

    A. When operating a RACES station

    B. When operating under special FEMA rules

    C. When operating under special ARES rules

    D. Never, FCC rules always apply
    D. Never, FCC rules always apply

    [97.103(a)]
  105. T2C02

    What is one way to recharge a 12-volt lead-acid station battery if the commercial power is out?

    A. Cool the battery in ice for several hours

    B. Add acid to the battery

    C. Connect the battery in parallel with a vehicle’s battery and run the engine

    D. All of these choices are correct
    C. Connect the battery in parallel with a vehicle’s battery and run the engine
  106. T2C03

    What should be done to insure that voice message traffic containing proper names and unusual words are copied correctly by the receiving station?

    A. The entire message should be repeated at least four times

    B. Such messages must be limited to no more than 10 words

    C. Such words and terms should be spelled out using a standard phonetic alphabet

    D. All of these choices are correct
    C. Such words and terms should be spelled out using a standard phonetic alphabet
  107. T2C04

    What do RACES and ARES have in common?

    A. They represent the two largest ham clubs in the United States

    B. Both organizations broadcast road and weather information

    C. Neither may handle emergency traffic supporting public service agencies

    D. Both organizations may provide communications during emergencies
    D. Both organizations may provide communications during emergencies
  108. T2C05

    Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service(RACES)?

    A. A radio service using amateur frequencies for emergency management or civil defense  communications

    B. A radio service using amateur stations for emergency management or civil defense communications

    C. An emergency service using amateur operators certified by a civil defense organization as being enrolled in that organization

    D. All of these choices are correct
    D. All of these choices are correct

    [97.3(a)(38), 97.407]
  109. T2C06

    Which of the following is an accepted practice to get the immediate attention of a net control station when reporting an emergency?

    A. Repeat the words SOS three times followed by the call sign of the reportingstation

    B. Press the push-to-talk button three times

    C. Begin your transmission by saying "Priority" or "Emergency" followed by your call sign

    D. Play a pre-recorded emergency alert tone followed by your call sign
    C. Begin your transmission by saying "Priority" or "Emergency" followed by your call sign
  110. T2C07

    Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into an emergency traffic net?

    A. Provided that the frequency is quiet, announce the station call sign and location every 5 minutes

    B. Move 5 kHz away from the net's frequency and use high power to ask other hams to keep clear of the net frequency

    C. Remain on frequency without transmitting until asked to do so by the net control station

    D. All of the choices are correct
    C. Remain on frequency without transmitting until asked to do so by the net control station
  111. T2C08

    Which of the following is a characteristic of good emergency traffic handling?

    A. Passing messages exactly as received

    B. Making decisions as to whether or not messages should be relayed or delivered

    C. Communicating messages to the news media for broadcast outside the disaster area

    D. All of these choices are correct
    A. Passing messages exactly as received
  112. T2C09

    Are amateur station control operators ever permitted to operate outside the frequency privileges of their license class?

    A. No

    B. Yes, but only when part of a FEMA emergency plan

    C. Yes, but only when part of a RACES emergency plan

    D. Yes, but only if necessary in situations involving the immediate safety of human life or protection of property
    D. Yes, but only if necessary in situations involving the immediate safety of human life or protection of property
  113. T2C10

    What is the preamble in a formal traffic message?

    A. The first paragraph of the message text

    B. The message number

    C. The priority handling indicator for the message

    D. The information needed to track the message as it passes through the amateurradio traffic handling system
    D. The information needed to track the message as it passes through the amateurradio traffic handling system
  114. T2C11

    What is meant by the term “check” in reference to a formal traffic message?

    A. The check is a count of the number of words or word equivalents in the text portion of the message

    B. The check is the value of a money order attached to the message

    C. The check is a list of stations that have relayed the message

    D. The check is a box on the message form that tells you the message wasreceived
    A. The check is a count of the number of words or word equivalents in the text portion of the message
  115. T2C12

    What is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)?

    A. Licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service

    B. Licensed amateurs who are members of the military and who voluntarily agreed to provide message handling services in the case of an emergency

    C. A training program that provides licensing courses for those interested in obtaining an amateur license to use during emergencies

    D. A training program that certifies amateur operators for membership in the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service
    A. Licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service
  116. T3A01

    What should you do if another operator reports that your station’s 2 meter signals were strong just a moment ago, but now they are weak or distorted?

    A. Change the batteries in your radio to a different type

    B. Turn on the CTCSS tone

    C. Ask the other operator to adjust his squelch control

    D. Try moving a few feet or changing the direction of your antenna if possible,as reflections may be causing multi-path distortion
    D. Try moving a few feet or changing the direction of your antenna if possible,as reflections may be causing multi-path distortion
  117. T3A02

    Why are UHF signals often more effective from inside buildings than VHF signals?

    A. VHF signals lose power faster over distance

    B. The shorter wave length allows them to more easily penetrate the structure of buildings

    C. This is incorrect; VHF works better than UHF inside buildings

    D. UHF antennas are more efficient than VHF antennas
    B. The shorter wave length allows them to more easily penetrate the structure of buildings
  118. T3A03

    What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weak-signal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

    A. Right-hand circular

    B. Left-hand circular

    C. Horizontal

    D. Vertical
    C. Horizontal
  119. T3A04

    What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

    A. The modulation sidebands might become inverted

    B. Signals could be significantly weaker

    C. Signals have an echo effect on voices

    D. Nothing significant will happen
    B. Signals could be significantly weaker
  120. T3A05

    When using a directional antenna, how might your station be able to access a distant repeater if buildings or obstructions are blocking the direct line of sight path?

    A. Change from vertical to horizontal polarization

    B. Try to find a path that reflects signals to the repeater

    C. Try the long path

    D. Increase the antenna SWR
    B. Try to find a path that reflects signals to the repeater
  121. T3A06

    What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?

    A. Flip-flopping

    B. Picket fencing

    C. Frequency shifting

    D. Pulsing
    B. Picket fencing
  122. T3A07

    What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?


    A. Electromagnetic

    B. Electrostatic

    C. Surface acoustic

    D. Magnetostrictive
    A. Electromagnetic
  123. T3A08

    Which of the following is a likely cause of irregular fading of signals received by ionospheric reflection?

    A. Frequency shift due to Faraday rotation

    B. Interference from thunderstorms

    C. Random combining of signals arriving via different paths

    D. Intermodulation distortion
    C. Random combining of signals arriving via different paths
  124. T3A09

    Which of the following results from the fact that skip signals refracted from the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?

    A. Digital modes are unusable

    B. Either vertically or horizontally polarized antennas may be used for transmission or reception

    C. FM voice is unusable

    D. Both the transmitting and receiving antennas must be of the same polarization
    B. Either vertically or horizontally polarized antennas may be used for transmission or reception
  125. T3A10

    What may occur if data signals propagate over multiple paths?

    A. Transmission rates can be increased by a factor equal to the number ofseparate paths observed

    B. Transmission rates must be decreased by a factor equal to the number ofseparate paths observed

    C. No significant changes will occur if the signals are transmitting using FM

    D. Error rates are likely to increase
    D. Error rates are likely to increase
  126. T3A11

    Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals around the world?

    A. The stratosphere

    B. The troposphere

    C. The ionosphere

    D. The magnetosphere
    C. The ionosphere
  127. T3B01

    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
    C. Wavelength
  128. T3B02

    What property of a radio wave is used to describe its polarization?

    A. The orientation of the electric field

    B. The orientation of the magnetic field

    C. The ratio of the energy in the magnetic field to the energy in the electric field++D. The ratio of the velocity to the wavelength
    A. The orientation of the electric field
  129. T3B03

    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
    C. Electric and magnetic fields
  130. T3B04

    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
    A. At the speed of light
  131. T3B05

    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
    B. The wavelength gets shorter as the frequency increases
  132. T3B06

    What is the formula for converting frequency to approximate 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
    D. Wavelength in meters equals 300 divided by frequency in megahertz
  133. T3B07

    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
    A. The approximate wavelength
  134. T3B08

    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
    B. 30 to 300 MHz
  135. T3B09

    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
    D. 300 to 3000 MHz
  136. T3B10

    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
    C. 3 to 30 MHz
  137. T3B11

    What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through freespace?

    A. 3000 kilometers per second

    B. 300,000,000 meters per second

    C. 300,000 miles per hour

    D. 186,000 miles per hour
    B. 300,000,000 meters per second
  138. T3C01

    Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

    A. They are too weak to go very far

    B. FCC regulations prohibit them from going more than 50 miles

    C. UHF signals are usually not reflected by the ionosphere

    D. They collide with trees and shrubbery and fade out
    C. UHF signals are usually not reflected by the ionosphere
  139. T3C02

    Which of the following might be happening when VHF signals are being received from long distances?

    A. Signals are being reflected from outer space

    B. Signals are arriving by sub-surface ducting

    C. Signals are being reflected by lightning storms in your area

    D. Signals are being refracted from a sporadic E layer
    D. Signals are being refracted from a sporadic E layer
  140. T3C03

    What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

    A. Signals from distances of 10,000 or more miles are common

    B. The signals exhibit rapid fluctuations of strength and often sound distorted

    C. These types of signals occur only during winter night time hours

    D. These types of signals are generally strongest when your antenna is aimed west
    B. The signals exhibit rapid fluctuations of strength and often sound distorted
  141. T3C04

    Which of the following propagation types is most commonly associated with occasional strong over-the-horizon signals on the 10, 6, and 2 meter bands?

    A. Back scatter

    B. Sporadic E

    C. D layer absorption

    D. Gray-line propagation
    B. Sporadic E
  142. T3C05

    Which of the following effects might cause radio signals to be heard despite obstructions between the transmitting and receiving stations?

    A. Knife-edge diffraction

    B. Faraday rotation

    C. Quantum tunneling

    D. Doppler shift
    A. Knife-edge diffraction
  143. T3C06

    What mode is responsible for allowing over-the-horizon VHF and UHF communications to ranges of approximately 300 miles on a regular basis?

    A. Tropospheric scatter

    B. D layer refraction

    C. F2 layer refraction

    D. Faraday rotation
    A. Tropospheric scatter
  144. T3C07

    What band is best suited for communicating via meteor scatter?

    A. 10 meters

    B. 6 meters

    C. 2 meters

    D. 70 cm
    B. 6 meters
  145. T3C08

    What causes tropospheric ducting?

    A. Discharges of lightning during electrical storms

    B. Sunspots and solar flares

    C. Updrafts from hurricanes and tornadoes

    D. Temperature inversions in the atmosphere
    D. Temperature inversions in the atmosphere
  146. T3C09

    What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation via the F layer?

    A. From dawn to shortly after sunset during periods of high sunspot activity

    B. From shortly after sunset to dawn during periods of high sunspot activity

    C. From dawn to shortly after sunset during periods of low sunspot activity

    D. From shortly after sunset to dawn during periods of low sunspot activity
    A. From dawn to shortly after sunset during periods of high sunspot activity
  147. T3C10

    What is the radio horizon?

    A. The distance over which two stations can communicate by direct path

    B. The distance from the ground to a horizontally mounted antenna

    C. The farthest point you can see when standing at the base of your antenna tower

    D. The shortest distance between two points on the Earth's surface
    A. The distance over which two stations can communicate by direct path
  148. T3C11

    Why do VHF and UHF radio signals usually travel somewhat farther than the visual line of sight distance between two stations?

    A. Radio signals move somewhat faster than the speed of light

    B. Radio waves are not blocked by dust particles

    C. The Earth seems less curved to radio waves than to light

    D. Radio waves are blocked by dust particles
    C. The Earth seems less curved to radio waves than to light
  149. T3C12

    Which of the following bands may provide long distance communications during the peak of the sunspot cycle?

    A. Six or ten meters

    B. 23 centimeters

    C. 70 centimeters or 1.25 meters

    D. All of these choices are correct
    A. Six or ten meters
  150. T4A01

    Which of the following is true concerning the microphone connectors on amateur transceivers?

    A. All transceivers use the same microphone connector type

    B. Some connectors include push-to-talk and voltages for powering the microphone

    C. All transceivers using the same connector type are wired identically

    D. Un-keyed connectors allow any microphone to be connected
    B. Some connectors include push-to-talk and voltages for powering the microphone
  151. T4A02

    How might a computer be used as part of an amateur radio station?

    A. For logging contacts and contact information

    B. For sending and/or receiving CW

    C. For generating and decoding digital signals

    D. All of these choices are correct
    D. All of these choices are correct
  152. T4A03

    Which is a good reason to use a regulated power supply for communications equipment?

    A. It prevents voltage fluctuations from reaching sensitive circuits

    B. A regulated power supply has FCC approval

    C. A fuse or circuit breaker regulates the power

    D. Power consumption is independent of load
    A. It prevents voltage fluctuations from reaching sensitive circuits
  153. T4A04

    Where must a filter be installed to reduce harmonic emissions from your station?

    A. Between the transmitter and the antenna

    B. Between the receiver and the transmitter

    C. At the station power supply

    D. At the microphone
    A. Between the transmitter and the antenna
  154. T4A05

    Where should an in-line SWR meter be connected to monitor the standing wave ratio of the station antenna system?

    A. In series with the feed line, between the transmitter and antenna

    B. In series with the station's ground

    C. In parallel with the push-to-talk line and the antenna

    D. In series with the power supply cable, as close as possible to the radio
    A. In series with the feed line, between the transmitter and antenna
  155. T4A06

    Which of the following would be connected between a transceiver and computer in a packet radio station?

    A. Transmatch

    B. Mixer

    C. Terminal node controller

    D. Antenna
    C. Terminal node controller
  156. T4A07

    How is a computer’s sound card used when conducting digital communications using a computer?

    A. The sound card communicates between the computer CPU and the video display

    B. The sound card records the audio frequency for video display

    C. The sound card provides audio to the microphone input and converts received audio to digital form

    D. All of these choices are correct
    C. The sound card provides audio to the microphone input and converts received audio to digital form
  157. T4A08

    Which type of conductor is best to use for RF grounding?

    A. Round stranded wire

    B. Round copper-clad steel wire

    C. Twisted-pair cable

    D. Flat strap
    D. Flat strap
  158. T4A09

    Which of the following could you use to cure distorted audio caused by RF current flowing on the shield of a microphone cable?

    A. Band-pass filter

    B. Low-pass filter

    C. Preamplifier

    D. Ferrite choke
    D. Ferrite choke
  159. T4A10

    What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver’s receive audio?

    A. The ignition system

    B. The alternator

    C. The electric fuel pump

    D. Anti-lock braking system controllers
    B. The alternator
  160. T4A11

    Where should the negative return connection of a mobile transceiver's powercable be connected?

    A. At the battery or engine block ground strap

    B. At the antenna mount

    C. To any metal part of the vehicle

    D. Through the transceiver’s mounting bracket
    A. At the battery or engine block ground strap
  161. T4A12

    What could be happening if another operator reports a variable high-pitched whine on the audio from your mobile transmitter?

    A. Your microphone is picking up noise from an open window

    B. You have the volume on your receiver set too high

    C. You need to adjust your squelch control

    D. Noise on the vehicle’s electrical system is being transmitted along with your speech audio
    D. Noise on the vehicle’s electrical system is being transmitted along with your speech audio
  162. T4B01

    What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?

    A. The output power might be too high

    B. The output signal might become distorted

    C. The frequency might vary

    D. The SWR might increase
    B. The output signal might become distorted
  163. T4B02

    Which of the following can be used to enter the operating frequency on a modern transceiver?

    A. The keypad or VFO knob

    B. The CTCSS or DTMF encoder

    C. The Automatic Frequency Control

    D. All of these choices are correct
    A. The keypad or VFO knob
  164. T4B03

    What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?

    A. To set the highest level of volume desired

    B. To set the transmitter power level

    C. To adjust the automatic gain control

    D. To mute receiver output noise when no signal is being received
    D. To mute receiver output noise when no signal is being received
  165. T4B04

    What is a way to enable quick access to a favorite frequency on your transceiver?

    A. Enable the CTCSS tones

    B. Store the frequency in a memory channel

    C. Disable the CTCSS tones

    D. Use the scan mode to select the desired frequency
    B. Store the frequency in a memory channel
  166. T4B05

    Which of the following would reduce ignition interference to a receiver?

    A. Change frequency slightly

    B. Decrease the squelch setting

    C. Turn on the noise blanker

    D. Use the RIT control
    C. Turn on the noise blanker
  167. T4B06

    Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single side band signal seems too high or low?

    A. The AGC or limiter

    B. The bandwidth selection

    C. The tone squelch

    D. The receiver RIT or clarifier
    D. The receiver RIT or clarifier
  168. T4B07

    What does the term “RIT” mean?

    A. Receiver Input Tone

    B. Receiver Incremental Tuning

    C. Rectifier Inverter Test

    D. Remote Input Transmitter
    B. Receiver Incremental Tuning
  169. T4B08

    What is the advantage of having multiple receive bandwidth choices on a multi-mode transceiver?

    A. Permits monitoring several modes at once

    B. Permits noise or interference reduction by selecting a bandwidth matching the mode

    C. Increases the number of frequencies that can be stored in memory

    D. Increases the amount of offset between receive and transmit frequencies
    B. Permits noise or interference reduction by selecting a bandwidth matching the mode
  170. T4B09

    Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter bandwidth to select in order to minimize noise and interference for SSB reception?

    A. 500 Hz

    B. 1000 Hz

    C. 2400 Hz

    D. 5000 Hz
    C. 2400 Hz
  171. T4B10

    Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter bandwidth to select inorder to minimize noise and interference for CW reception?

    A. 500 Hz

    B. 1000 Hz

    C. 2400 Hz

    D. 5000 Hz
    A. 500 Hz
  172. T4B11

    Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term "repeater offset"?

    A. The distance between the repeater’s transmit and receive antennas

    B. The time delay before the repeater timer resets

    C. The difference between the repeater’s transmit and receive frequencies

    D. Matching the antenna impedance to the feed line impedance
    C. The difference between the repeater’s transmit and receive frequencies
  173. T4B12

    What is the function of automatic gain control or AGC?

    A. To keep received audio relatively constant

    B. To protect an antenna from lightning

    C. To eliminate RF on the station cabling

    D. An asymmetric goniometer control used for antenna matching
    A. To keep received audio relatively constant
  174. T5A01

    Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

    A. Volts

    B. Watts

    C. Ohms

    D. Amperes
    D. Amperes
  175. T5A02

    Electrical power is measured in which of the following units?

    A. Volts

    B. Watts

    C. Ohms

    D. Amperes
    B. Watts
  176. T5A03

    What is the name for the flow of electrons in an electric circuit?

    A. Voltage

    B. Resistance

    C. Capacitance

    D. Current
    D. Current
  177. T5A04

    What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

    A. Alternating current

    B. Direct current

    C. Normal current

    D. Smooth current
    B. Direct current
  178. T5A05

    What is the electrical term for the electromotive force (EMF) that causes electron flow?

    A. Voltage

    B. Ampere-hours

    C. Capacitance

    D. Inductance
    A. Voltage
  179. T5A06

    How much voltage does a mobile transceiver usually require?

    A. About 12 volts

    B. About 30 volts

    C. About 120 volts

    D. About 240 volts
    A. About 12 volts
  180. T5A07

    Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

    A. Glass

    B. Wood

    C. Copper

    D. Rubber
    C. Copper
  181. T5A08

    Which of the following is a good electrical insulator?

    A. Copper

    B. Glass

    C. Aluminum

    D. Mercury
    B. Glass
  182. T5A09

    What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?

    A. Alternating current

    B. Direct current

    C. Circular current

    D. Vertical current
    A. Alternating current
  183. T5A10

    Which term describes the rate at which electrical energy is used?

    A. Resistance

    B. Current

    C. Power

    D. Voltage
    C. Power
  184. T5A11

    What is the basic unit of electromotive force?

    A. The volt

    B. The watt

    C. The ampere

    D. The ohm
    A. The volt
  185. T5A12

    What term describes the number of times per second that an alternating current reverses direction?

    A. Pulse rate

    B. Speed

    C. Wavelength

    D. Frequency
    D. Frequency
  186. T5B01

    How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

    A. 15 milliamperes

    B. 150 milliamperes

    C. 1,500 milliamperes

    D. 15,000 milliamperes
    C. 1,500 milliamperes
  187. T5B02

    What is another way to specify a radio signal frequency of 1,500,000 hertz?

    A. 1500 kHz

    B. 1500 MHz

    C. 15 GHz

    D. 150 kHz
    A. 1500 kHz
  188. T5B03

    How many volts are equal to one kilovolt?

    A. One one-thousandth of a volt

    B. One hundred volts

    C. One thousand volts

    D. One million volts
    C. One thousand volts
  189. T5B04

    How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

    A. One one-millionth of a volt

    B. One million volts

    C. One thousand kilovolts

    D. One one-thousandth of a volt
    A. One one-millionth of a volt
  190. T5B05

    Which of the following is equivalent to 500 milliwatts?

    A. 0.02 watts

    B. 0.5 watts

    C. 5 watts

    D. 50 watts
    B. 0.5 watts
  191. T5B06

    If an am meter calibrated in amperes is used to measure a 3000-milliampere current, what reading would it show?


    A. 0.003 amperes

    B. 0.3 amperes

    C. 3 amperes

    D. 3,000,000 amperes
    C. 3 amperes
  192. T5B07

    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
    C. 3525 kHz
  193. T5B08


    How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

    A. 0.001 microfarads

    B. 1 microfarad

    C. 1000 microfarads

    D. 1,000,000,000 microfarads
    B. 1 microfarad
  194. T5B09

    What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

    A. 2 dB

    B. 3 dB

    C. 5 dB

    D. 10 dB
    B. 3 dB
  195. T5B10

    What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power decrease from 12 watts to 3 watts?

    A. -1 dB

    B. -3 dB

    C. -6 dB

    D. -9 dB
    B. -3 dB
  196. T5B11

    What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 20 watts to 200 watts?

    A. 10 dB

    B. 12 dB

    C. 18 dB

    D. 28 dB
    A. 10 dB
  197. T5B12

    Which of the following frequencies is equal to 28,400 kHz?

    A. 28.400 MHz

    B. 2.800 MHz

    C. 284.00 MHz

    D. 28.400 kHz
    A. 28.400 MHz
  198. T5B13

    If a frequency readout shows a reading of 2425 MHz, what frequency is that in GHz?

    A. 0.002425 GHZ

    B. 24.25 GHz

    C. 2.425 GHz

    D. 2425 GHz
    C. 2.425 GHz
  199. T5C01

    What is the ability to store energy in an electric field called?

    A. Inductance

    B. Resistance

    C. Tolerance

    D. Capacitance
    D. Capacitance
  200. T5C02

    What is the basic unit of capacitance?

    A. The farad

    B. The ohm

    C. The volt

    D. The henry
    A. The farad
  201. T5C03

    What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?

    A. Admittance

    B. Capacitance

    C. Resistance

    D. Inductance
    D. Inductance
  202. T5C04

    What is the basic unit of inductance?

    A. The coulomb

    B. The farad

    C. The henry

    D. The ohm
    C. The henry
  203. T5C05

    What is the unit of frequency?

    A. Hertz

    B. Henry

    C. Farad

    D. Tesla
    A. Hertz
  204. T5C06

    What does the abbreviation “RF” refer to?

    A. Radio frequency signals of all types

    B. The resonant frequency of a tuned circuit

    C. The real frequency transmitted as opposed to the apparent frequency

    D. Reflective force in antenna transmission lines
    A. Radio frequency signals of all types
  205. T5C07

    What is a usual name for electromagnetic waves that travel through space?

    A. Gravity waves

    B. Sound waves

    C. Radio waves

    D. Pressure waves
    C. Radio waves
  206. T5C08

    What is the formula used to calculate electrical power in a DC circuit?

    A. Power (P) equals voltage (E) multiplied by current (I)

    B. Power (P) equals voltage (E) divided by current (I)

    C. Power (P) equals voltage (E) minus current (I)

    D. Power (P) equals voltage (E) plus current (I)
    A. Power (P) equals voltage (E) multiplied by current (I)
  207. T5C09

    How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 13.8 voltsDC and the current is 10 amperes?

    A. 138 watts

    B. 0.7 watts

    C. 23.8 watts

    D. 3.8 watts
    A. 138 watts
  208. T5C10

    How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the current is 2.5 amperes?

    A. 4.8 watts

    B. 30 watts

    C. 14.5 watts

    D. 0.208 watts
    B. 30 watts
  209. T5C11

    How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?

    A. 0.1 amperes

    B. 10 amperes

    C. 12 amperes

    D. 132 amperes
    B. 10 amperes
  210. T5C12

    What is meant by the term impedance?

    A. It is a measure of the opposition to AC current flow in a circuit

    B. It is the inverse of resistance

    C. It is a measure of the Q or Quality Factor of a component

    D. It is a measure of the power handling capability of a component
    A. It is a measure of the opposition to AC current flow in a circuit
  211. T5C13

    What are the units of impedance?

    A. Volts

    B. Amperes

    C. Coulombs

    D. Ohms
    D. Ohms
  212. T5D01

    What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?

    A. Current (I) equals voltage (E) multiplied by resistance (R)

    B. Current (I) equals voltage (E) divided by resistance (R)

    C. Current (I) equals voltage (E) added to resistance (R)

    D. Current (I) equals voltage (E) minus resistance (R)
    B. Current (I) equals voltage (E) divided by resistance (R)
  213. T5D02

    What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

    A. Voltage (E) equals current (I) multiplied by resistance (R)

    B. Voltage (E) equals current (I) divided by resistance (R)

    C. Voltage (E) equals current (I) added to resistance (R)

    D. Voltage (E) equals current (I) minus resistance (R)
    A. Voltage (E) equals current (I) multiplied by resistance (R)
  214. T5D03

    What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

    A. Resistance (R) equals voltage (E) multiplied by current (I)

    B. Resistance (R) equals voltage (E) divided by current (I)

    C. Resistance (R) equals voltage (E) added to current (I)

    D. Resistance (R) equals voltage (E) minus current (I)
    B. Resistance (R) equals voltage (E) divided by current (I)
  215. T5D04

    What is the resistance of a circuit in which a current of 3 amperes flows through a resistor connected to 90 volts?

    A. 3 ohms

    B. 30 ohms

    C. 93 ohms

    D. 270 ohms
    B. 30 ohms
  216. T5D05

    What is the resistance in a circuit for which the applied voltage is 12 voltsand the current flow is 1.5 amperes?

    A. 18 ohms

    B. 0.125 ohms

    C. 8 ohms

    D. 13.5 ohms
    C. 8 ohms
  217. T5D06

    What is the resistance of a circuit that draws 4 amperes from a 12-volt source?

    A. 3 ohms

    B. 16 ohms

    C. 48 ohms

    D. 8 Ohms
    A. 3 ohms
  218. T5D07

    What is the current flow in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?

    A. 9600 amperes

    B. 200 amperes

    C. 0.667 amperes

    D. 1.5 amperes
    D. 1.5 amperes
  219. T5D08

    What is the current flowing through a 100-ohm resistor connected across 200volts?

    A. 20,000 amperes

    B. 0.5 amperes

    C. 2 amperes


    D. 100 amperes
    C. 2 amperes
  220. T5D09

    What is the current flowing through a 24-ohm resistor connected across 240volts?

    A. 24,000 amperes

    B. 0.1 amperes

    C. 10 amperes

    D. 216 amperes
    C. 10 amperes
  221. T5D10

    What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flowsthrough it?

    A. 1 volt

    B. 0.25 volts

    C. 2.5 volts

    D. 1.5 volts
    A. 1 volt
  222. T5D11

    What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flowsthrough it?

    A. 1 volt

    B. 10 volts

    C. 11 volts

    D. 9 volts
    B. 10 volts
  223. T5D12

    What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

    A. 8 volts

    B. 0.2 volts

    C. 12 volts

    D. 20 volts
    D. 20 volts
  224. T6A01

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