Technician%20Licensing%20Class%20 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Technician%20Licensing%20Class%20

Description:

Technician Licensing Class T1 Presented by the Plano Texas Stake Plano, Texas January 6, 2007 – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:59
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 90
Provided by: K3DI
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Technician%20Licensing%20Class%20


1
Technician Licensing Class T1
  • Presented by the
  • Plano Texas Stake
  • Plano, Texas
  • January 6, 2007

2
Amateur Radio Technician Class Element 2 Course
Presentation
  • ELEMENT 2 SUB-ELEMENTS
  • T1 - FCC Rules, station license responsibilities
  • T2 - Control operator duties
  • T3 - Operating practices
  • T4 - Radio and electronic fundamentals
  • T5 - Station setup and operation
  • T6 - Communications modes and methods
  • T7 - Special operations
  • T8 - Emergency and Public Service Communications
  • T9 - Radio waves, propagation, and antennas
  • T0 - Electrical and RF Safety

3
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1A
  • Basis and purpose of the Amateur Radio Service
  • An Amateur Radio Station is a station in an
    Amateur Radio Service consisting of the apparatus
    necessary for carrying on radio communications.
  • An amateur operator as defined in Part 97 is a
    person named in an amateur operator/primary
    license grant in the FCC ULS database.
  • One of the basic purposes of the Amateur Radio
    Service as defined in Part 97 is to provide a
    voluntary noncommercial communications service to
    the public, particularly in times of emergency.
  • Two of the five fundamental purposes for the
    Amateur Radio Service are to increase the number
    of trained radio operators and electronics
    experts, and improve international goodwill.

4
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1A
  • Penalties for unlicensed operation, other
    penalties
  • The Federal Communications Commission makes and
    enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service
    in the United States.
  • Harmful interference is a transmission that
    disturbs other communications.

5
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1A
  • Examinations
  • The classes of US amateur radio licenses that may
    currently be earned by examination are
    Technician, General, and Amateur Extra.
  • A Volunteer Examiner (VE) is an amateur
    accredited by one or more Volunteer Examiner
    Coordinators (VECs) who volunteers to administer
    amateur license exams.
  • Three Volunteer Examiners holding a General Class
    license or higher are required to administer an
    Element 2 Technician written exam
  • A Certificate of Successful Completion of
    Examination (CSCE) is valid for license upgrade
    purposes for 365 days.

6
Volunteer Examiner
  • Each administering VE must
  • Be accredited by the coordinating VEC
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a person who holds an amateur operator license
    of the class specified below
  • Amateur Extra, Advanced or General Class in order
    to administer a Technician Class operator license
    examination
  • Amateur Extra or Advanced Class in order to
    administer a General Class operator license
    examination
  • Amateur Extra Class in order to administer an
    Amateur Extra Class operator license examination
  • Must be present and observing the examinee
    throughout the entire examination

7
Official documents
  • VE Badges FCC License(s)

8
CSCE
9
VEC offices of W5YI (K5GTP Tracy)

10
Actual input to FCC from VEC

11
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1B
  • ITU regions
  • The purpose of ITU Regions is to assist in the
    management of frequency allocations.
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • U.S. is in Region 2

12
International Telegraph Union (ITU) Regions
13
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1B
  • International regulations
  • You are allowed to operate your amateur station
    in a foreign country when there is a reciprocal
    operating agreement between the countries.

14
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1B
  • US call sign structure
  • The FCC uses a system, called the Sequential Call
    Sign System, where call signs are assigned in
    sequential order to select new amateur radio call
    signs.
  • An amateur radio club would obtain a club station
    call sign by applying through a Club Station Call
    Sign Administrator.
  • Minimum of four members are required for a club

15
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1B
  • US call sign structure (cont)
  • The letters, A, K, N and W, must be used for the
    first letter in US amateur call signs.
  • Calls are issued in a sequential manner, not
    random
  • A single digit, 0 through 9 number is used in US
    amateur call signs.
  • Numbers are assigned by district of applicant
  • KB3TMJ is a valid US amateur callsign.

16
Call sign by state exam taken
17
Call Signs (cont.)
  • FCC Region number
  • 1 - ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI
  • 2 - NY, NJ
  • 3 - PA, MD, DE
  • 4 - VA, KY, NC, TN, SC, GA, Al, FL
  • 5 - AR, LA, OK, TX, NM
  • 6 - CA
  • 7 - WA, MT, ID, OR, UT, NV, AZ
  • 8 - MI, OH, WV
  • 9 - WI, IL, IN

18
Call Signs (cont.)
  • FCC Region number (cont.)
  • 0 - ND, SD, MN, IA, NE, MO, KS, CO
  • 11- AK (L7)
  • 12 - Caribbean (P4)
  • 13 - Hawaii and Pacific Islands (H6)
  • Suffix
  • Alphabetically sequential
  • Based on where living at time of issuance
  • Not Automatically changed but can be requested

19
State Abr. Capital District State Abr. Capital District
Alabama AL Montgomery 4 Montana MT Helena 7
Alaska AK Juneau KL7 Nebraska NE Lincoln 0
Arizona AZ Phoenix 7 Nevada NV Carson City 7
Arkansas AR Little Rock 5 New Hampshire NH Concord 1
California CA Sacramento 6 New Jersey NJ Trenton 2
Colorado CO Denver 0 New Mexico NM Santa Fe 5
Connecticut CT Hartford 1 New York NY Albany 2
Delaware DE Dover 3 North Carolina NC Raleigh 4
Florida FL Tallahassee 4 North Dakota ND Bismarck 0
Georgia GA Atlanta 4 Ohio OH Columbus 8
Hawaii HI Honolulu KH6 Oklahoma OK Oklahoma City 5
Idaho ID Boise 7 Oregon OR Salem 7
Illinois IL Springfield 9 Pennsylvania PA Harrisburg 3
Indiana IN Indianapolis 9 Rhode Island RI Providence 1
Iowa IA Des Moines 0 South Carolina SC Columbia 4
Kansas KS Topeka 0 South Dakota SD Pierre 0
Kentucky KY Frankfort 4 Tennessee TN Nashville 4
Louisiana LA Baton Rouge 5 Texas TX Austin 5
Maine ME Augusta 1 Utah UT Salt Lake City 7
Maryland MD Annapolis 3 Vermont VT Montpelier 1
Massachusetts MA Boston 1 Virginia VA Richmond 4
Michigan MI Lansing 8 Washington WA Olympia 7
Minnesota MN St. Paul 0 West Virginia WV Charleston 8
Mississippi MS Jackson 5 Wisconsin WI Madison 9
Missouri MO Jefferson City 0 Wyoming WY Cheyenne 7
20
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1B
  • Special event calls
  • Any FCC-licensed amateur is eligible to apply for
    temporary use of a 1-by-1 format Special Event
    call sign.
  • Special Event call sign has the same ID
    requirements as your own call sign. You must
    also ID with your call sign once an hour.

21
Technician Frequencies
  • 6 meters - 50 to 54 MHz
  • 2 meters - 144 to 148 MHz
  • 1.25 meters - 222 to 225 MHz
  • 219 to 220 MHz secondary use only for point to
    point digital message forwarding.
  • 70 centimeters - 420 to 450 MHz
  • no 430 to 430 MHz north of line A (south of
    Canada.)
  • 33 centimeters - 902 to 928 MHz
  • 23 centimeters - 1240 to 1300 MHz
  • Other higher frequencies
  • Can not interfere when we are a secondary user.
  • Hams may be a secondary user or have
    geographic/power limits.

22
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1B
  • Vanity call signs
  • You would use the vanity call sign program to
    obtain a call sign containing your initials.
  • Renewal of vanity call signs can be done on the
    Internet. There is a fee for the vanity call.

23
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1C
  • Authorized frequencies (Technician), operation
    near band edges
  • The frequency, 52.525 MHz, is within the 6-meter
    band.
  • You are using the 2 meter band when you are
    transmitting on 146.52 MHz.
  • If you are operating on 223.50 MHz then you are
    operating on the 1.25 meter amateur band.
  • The 70-centimeter frequency, 443.350 MHz, is
    authorized to a Technician class license holder
    operating in ITU Region 2.
  • The 23 centimeter frequency, 1296 MHz, is
    authorized to a Technician class license holder
    operating in ITU Region 2.

24
(No Transcript)
25
(No Transcript)
26
Frequency allocations
  • 50 - 150 MHz
  • 50.000 - 54.000 Amateur (6-meter)
  • 54.000 - 72.000 Broadcast TV chs 2-4 (6 MHz
    steps - FMw) 72.000 - 76.000 (various)
  • 76.000 - 88.000 Broadcast TV chs 5-6 (6 MHz
    steps - FMw) 88.000 -
    108.000 FM Broadcast (200 kHz steps - FMw)
    108.000 - 118.000 Aero - navigation
  • 118.000 - 136.000 Aero - communications (25 kHz
    steps - AM) 136.000 - 138.000 Satellite
  • 138.000 - 144.000 US Government
  • 144.000 - 148.000 Amateur (2-meter)
  • 148.000 - 150.800 US Government

27
Frequency allocations (cont)
  • 162 - 450 MHz
  • 162.025 - 174.000 (various, mainly US Government)
    174.000 - 216.000 Broadcast TV chs 7-13 (6 MHz
    steps - FMw)
  • 216.000 - 218.000 Maritime - AMTS, coast (25 kHz
    steps)
  • 218.000 - 219.000 IVDS - Interactive Video Data
  • 219.000 - 220.000 Maritime - AMTS, ship (25 kHz
    steps) 220.000 - 221.000 (Private land Mobile) -
    base ( 5 kHz steps) 221.000 - 222.000 (Private
    land Mobile) - mobile( " " " ) 222.000 - 225.000
    Amateur (1.25-meter)
  • 225.000 - 400.000 US Government - Aero (AM)
  • 400.000 - 406.000 US Govt - Meteorological /
    Space
  • 406.000 - 420.000 US Government
  • 420.000 -450.000 Amateur(70cm)/military/radar/radi
    olocation

28
Frequency allocations (cont)
  • 896 - 1300 MHz
  • 896.000 - 901.000 SMR/Business/Industry - mobile
    (12.5 kHz steps)
  • 901.000 - 902.000 Personal Communications
    Services
  • 902.000 - 928.000 Amateur (33cm) / various
    secondary
  • 928.000 - 929.000 ()
  • 929.000 - 930.000 paging
  • 930.000 - 931.000 Personal Communications
    Services - base 931.000 - 935.000 ()
  • 935.000 - 940.000 SMR/Business/Industry - base
    (12.5 kHz steps)
  • 940.000 - 941.000 Personal Communications
    Services - base 941.000 - 960.000 ()
  • 960.000 -1215.000 Aeronautical navigation
    1215.000 -1240.000 US Govt - Radiolocation /
    Space
  • 1240.000 -1300.000 Amateur (23cm)

29
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1C
  • Reciprocal licensing
  • You must be named in the FCC amateur license
    database, or be an alien with reciprocal
    operating authorization before you can control an
    amateur station in the US.
  • A US amateur license allows you to transmit from
    wherever the Amateur Radio Service is regulated
    by the FCC or where reciprocal agreements are in
    place.
  • A US amateur operator may communicate with an
    amateur in a foreign country at any time unless
    prohibited by either government.

30
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1C
  • Spectrum sharing
  • When authorized by the FCC, amateur stations are
    allowed to communicate with stations operating in
    other radio services.
  • Communications on a regular basis that could
    reasonably be furnished alternatively through
    other radio services are not permitted in the
    Amateur Radio Service.
  • When an amateur frequency band is said to be
    available on a secondary basis, amateurs may not
    cause harmful interference to primary users
    according to the FCC rules.

31
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1D
  • The station license
  • The government agency that grants your amateur
    radio license is the Federal Communications
    Commission (FCC).
  • The FCC issues operator/station licenses in the
    Amateur Radio Service.
  • Anyone except a representative of a foreign
    government can become an amateur licensee in the
    US.

32
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1D
  • The station license (cont)
  • You may transmit after passing the required
    examination elements for your first amateur radio
    license and as soon as your license grant appears
    in the FCC's ULS database.
  • Your responsibility as a station licensee is to
    ensure your station is operated in accordance
    with the FCC rules.
  • There is no minimum age requirement to hold an
    amateur license.

33
No minimum age for an Amateur Radio License
34

FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1D
  • Correct name and address on file
  • The FCC requires the station licensee mailing
    address to be kept up to date on the Universal
    Licensing System (ULS) database.
  • An Amateur radio operator must have a correct
    name and mailing address on file with the FCC to
    receive mail delivery from the FCC by the United
    States Postal Service.
  • The FCC may revoke or suspend a license if the
    mailing address of the holder is not current with
    the FCC. If mail is returned to the FCC as
    undeliverable this could be a cause.

35
FCC SUSPENDS HAM LICENSES FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN
MAILING ADDRESS (it can happen)
  • The FCC has suspended two Amateur Radio licenses
    because the holders had failed to maintain
    correct mailing addresses in the Commission's
    licensee database.
  • Special Counsel in the FCC Spectrum Enforcement
    Division Riley Hollingsworth wrote Larry L.
    Smith, KC7LJR, of Middleton, Idaho, and Larry J.
    Maniag, KD7JTG, of Payson, Arizona, on June 28,
    2006 to inform them the FCC was suspending their
    Technician tickets for the remainder of their
    license terms or until each licensee provides a
    valid mailing address.
  • http//www.arrl.org/news/stories/2006/07/18/100/

36
FCC Rules and Station Licensee Responsibilities
T1D
  • License term, renewals, grace period
  • The normal term for an amateur station license
    grant is 10 years.
  • You are not permitted to continue to transmit if
    you forget to renew your amateur license and it
    expires. Transmitting is not allowed until the
    license is renewed and appears on the FCC ULS
    database.
  • The grace period during which the FCC will renew
    an expired 10-year license without re-examination
    is 2 years.

37
Take aways
  • Amateur Radio Stationcarries on radio
    communications with necessary apparatus.
  • Amateur Operator person named in FCC ULS
    database
  • Basic purposes voluntary noncommercial service,
    particularly during emergencies
  • Two of Five increase numbers of trained
    operators and improve international goodwill

38
Take aways (cont)
  • FCC makes and enforces rules
  • Harmful interference disturbs other
    communications
  • Ten years two year grace period. Renew on line
    /no cost. (unless a vanity call)
  • ITU Regions assist management of frequency
    allocations U.S. in Region 2

39
Take aways (cont)
  • Reciprocal operating agreement allows operation
    in foreign countries
  • FCC uses Sequential Call Sign System
  • Four members for a club station obtained by
    applying through Club Station Call Sign
    Administrator

40
Take aways (cont)
  • 52.525 MHz 6-meter band
  • 146.52 MHz 2-meter band
  • 223.50 MHz 1.25-meter band
  • 443.350 MHz 70-centimeter
  • 1296 MHz 23-centimeter
  • Notice that as the frequency goes up, the
    wavelength goes down
  • (Sorry, you need to memorize these frequencies)

41
Take aways (cont)
  • Control an amateur station name in FCC database
    or be an alien with reciprocal agreement to
    operate in U.S.
  • U.S. license allows transmissions FCC regulated
    or reciprocal agreements
  • U.S. amateurs communicate with foreign countries
    unless prohibited by either governments
  • With authorization by FCC communications with
    other radio services may be permitted

42
Take aways (cont)
  • Communications on regular basis furnished by
    other radio services are not permitted
  • Amateur bands as secondary basis my not cause
    harmful interference to primary users by rules
  • FCC grants amateur radio license
  • FCC issues operator/station licenses in the
    Amateur Radio Service

43
Take aways (cont)
  • Anyone except a representative of a foreign
    government can become an amateur licensee in the
    U.S.
  • No age requirements
  • Transmissions after passing the required exam and
    as soon as your license grant appears in the FCC
    ULS database
  • Responsibility as a station licensee ensure your
    station is operated in accordance with the FCC
    rules

44
Take aways (cont)
  • Station licensee mailing address must be current,
    correct name and address, revocation of license
    possible if returned as undeliverable
  • Letters A K N W Numbers 0 thru 9 assigned
    by district of applicant
  • Any amateur can apply for temporary 1 by 1
    Special Event call sign, use normal ID
    requirements plus your call sign once an hour
  • Vanity call signs thru vanity call sign program
    renewal on Internet, fee required
  • Technician, General, Extra

45
Take aways (cont)
  • VE is volunteer examiner VEC Volunteer examiner
    coordinator
  • CSCE valid for 365 days
  • Normal term for license of 10 years
  • Transmitting is not permitted if license not
    valid renewed and appears on the FCC ULS
    database
  • Grace period is 2 years with re-examination no
    transmitting permitted during this time frame

46
Element 2 Technician Class Question Pool T1
Valid July 1, 2006 Through June 30, 2010
47
T1A01 Who is an amateur operator as defined in
Part 97?
  1. A person named in an amateur operator/primary
    license grant in the FCC ULS database
  2. A person who has passed a written license
    examination
  3. The person named on the FCC Form 605 Application
  4. A person holding a Restricted Operating Permit

48
T1A02 What is one of the basic purposes of
the Amateur Radio Service as defined in Part
97?
  1. To support teaching of amateur radio classes in
    schools
  2. To provide a voluntary noncommercial
    communications service to the public,
    particularly in times of emergency
  3. To provide free message service to the public
  4. To allow the public to communicate with other
    radio services

49
T1A03 What classes of US amateur radio
licenses may currently be earned by
examination?
  1. Novice, Technician, General, Advanced
  2. Technician, General, Advanced
  3. Technician, General, Extra
  4. Technician, Tech Plus, General

50
T1A04 Who is a Volunteer Examiner?
  1. A certified instructor who volunteers to examine
    amateur teaching manuals
  2. An FCC employee who accredits volunteers to
    administer amateur license exams
  3. An amateur accredited by one or more VECs who
    volunteers to administer amateur license exams
  4. Any person who volunteers to examine amateur
    station equipment

51
T1A05 How long is a CSCE valid for license
upgrade purposes?
  1. 365 days
  2. Until the current license expires
  3. Indefinitely
  4. Until two years following the expiration of the
    current license

52
T1A06 How many and what class of Volunteer
Examiners are required to administer an
Element 2 Technician written exam?
  1. Three Examiners holding any class of license
  2. Two Examiners holding any class of license
  3. Three Examiners holding a Technician Class
    license
  4. Three Examiners holding a General Class license
    or higher

53
T1A07 Who makes and enforces the rules for
the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?
  1. The Congress of the United States
  2. The Federal Communications Commission
  3. The Volunteer Examiner Coordinators
  4. The Federal Bureau of Investigation

54
T1A08 What are two of the five fundamental
purposes for the Amateur Radio Service?
  1. To protect historical radio data, and help the
    public understand radio history
  2. To aid foreign countries in improving radio
    communications and encourage visits from foreign
    hams
  3. To modernize radio electronic design theory and
    improve schematic drawings
  4. To increase the number of trained radio operators
    and electronics experts, and improve
    international goodwill

55
T1A09 What is the definition of an amateur
radio station?
  1. A station in a public radio service used for
    radio communications
  2. A station using radio communications for a
    commercial purpose
  3. A station using equipment for training new
    broadcast operators and technicians
  4. A station in an Amateur Radio Service consisting
    of the apparatus necessary for carrying on radio
    communications

56
T1A10 What is a transmission called that
disturbs other communications?
  1. Interrupted CW
  2. Harmful interference
  3. Transponder signals
  4. Unidentified transmissions

57
T1B01 What is the ITU?
  1. The International Telecommunications Utility
  2. The International Telephone Union
  3. The International Telecommunication Union
  4. The International Technology Union

58
T1B02 What is the purpose of ITU Regions?
  1. They are used to assist in the management of
    frequency allocations
  2. They are useful when operating maritime mobile
  3. They are used in call sign assignments
  4. They must be used after your call sign to
    indicate your location

59
T1B03 What system does the FCC use to select
new amateur radio call signs?
  1. Call signs are assigned in random order
  2. The applicant is allowed to pick a call sign
  3. Call signs are assigned in sequential order
  4. Volunteer Examiners choose an unassigned call
    sign

60
T1B04 What FCC call sign program might you
use to obtain a call sign containing your
initials?
  1. The vanity call sign program
  2. The sequential call sign program
  3. The special event call sign program
  4. There is no FCC provision for choosing a your
    call sign

61
T1B05 How might an amateur radio club obtain
a club station call sign?
  1. By applying directly to the FCC in Gettysburg, PA
  2. By applying through a Club Station Call Sign
    Administrator
  3. By submitting a FCC Form 605 to the FCC in
    Washington, DC
  4. By notifying a VE team using NCVEC Form 605

62
T1B06 Who is eligible to apply for
temporary use of a 1-by-1 format Special
Event call sign?
  1. Only Amateur Extra class amateurs
  2. Only military stations
  3. Any FCC-licensed amateur
  4. Only trustees of amateur radio club stations

63
T1B07 When are you allowed to operate your
amateur station in a foreign country?
  1. When there is a reciprocal operating agreement
    between the countries
  2. When there is a mutual agreement allowing third
    party communications
  3. When authorization permits amateur communications
    in a foreign language
  4. When you are communicating with non-licensed
    individuals in another country

64
T1B08 Which of the following call signs is a
valid US amateur call?
  1. UZ4FWD
  2. KBL7766
  3. KB3TMJ
  4. VE3TWJ

65
T1B09 What letters must be used for the
first letter in US amateur call signs?
  1. K, N, U and W
  2. A, K, N and W
  3. A, B, C and D
  4. A, N, V and W

66
T1B10 What numbers are used in US amateur
call signs?
  1. Any two-digit number, 10 through 99
  2. Any two-digit number, 22 through 45
  3. A single digit, 1 though 9
  4. A single digit, 0 through 9

67
T1C01 What is required before you can
control an amateur station in the US?
  1. You must hold an FCC restricted operator's permit
    for a licensed radio station
  2. You must submit an FCC Form 605 with a license
    examination fee
  3. You must be named in the FCC amateur license
    database, or be an alien with reciprocal
    operating authorization
  4. The FCC must issue you a Certificate of
    Successful Completion of Amateur Training

68
T1C02 Where does a US amateur license allow
you to transmit?
  1. From anywhere in the world
  2. From wherever the Amateur Radio Service is
    regulated by the FCC or where reciprocal
    agreements are in place
  3. From a country that shares a third party
    agreement with the US
  4. Only from the mailing address printed on your
    license

69
T1C03 Under what conditions are amateur
stations allowed to communicate with
stations operating in other radio services?
  1. When other radio services make contact with
    amateur stations
  2. When authorized by the FCC
  3. When communicating with stations in the Family
    Radio Service
  4. When commercial broadcast stations are off the
    air

70
T1C04 Which frequency is within the 6-meter
band?
  1. 49.00 MHz
  2. 52.525 MHz
  3. 28.50 MHz
  4. 222.15 MHz

71
T1C05 Which amateur band are you using when
transmitting on 146.52 MHz?
  1. 2 meter band
  2. 20 meter band
  3. 14 meter band
  4. 6 meter band

72
T1C06 Which 70-centimeter frequency is
authorized to a Technician class license
holder operating in ITU Region 2?
  1. 455.350 MHz
  2. 146.520 MHz
  3. 443.350 MHz
  4. 222.520 MHz

73
T1C07 Which 23 centimeter frequency is
authorized to a Technician class license
holder operating in ITU Region 2?
  1. 2315 MHz
  2. 1296 MHz
  3. 3390 MHz
  4. 146.52 MHz

74
T1C08 What amateur band are you using if you
are operating on 223.50 MHz?
  1. 15 meter band
  2. 10 meter band
  3. 2 meter band
  4. 1.25 meter band

75
T1C09 What do the FCC rules mean when an
amateur frequency band is said to be available
on a secondary basis?
  1. Secondary users of a frequency have equal rights
    to operate
  2. Amateurs are only allowed to use the frequency at
    night
  3. Amateurs may not cause harmful interference to
    primary users
  4. Secondary users are not allowed on amateur bands

76
T1C10 When may a US amateur operator
communicate with an amateur in a foreign
country?
  1. Only when a third-party agreement exists between
    the US and the foreign country
  2. At any time except between 146.52 and 146.58 MHz
  3. Only when a foreign amateur uses English
  4. At any time unless prohibited by either government

77
T1C11 Which of the following types of
communications are not permitted in the
Amateur Radio Service?
  1. Brief transmissions to make adjustments to the
    station
  2. Brief transmissions to establish two-way
    communications with other stations
  3. Transmissions to assist persons learning or
    improving proficiency in CW
  4. Communications on a regular basis that could
    reasonably be furnished alternatively through
    other radio services

78
T1D01 Which of the following services are
issued an operator station license by the
FCC?
  1. Family Radio Service
  2. Amateur Radio Service
  3. General Radiotelephone Service
  4. The Citizens Radio Service

79
T1D02 Who can become an amateur licensee in
the US?
  1. Anyone except a representative of a foreign
    government
  2. Only a citizen of the United States
  3. Anyone except an employee of the US government
  4. Anyone

80
T1D03 What is the minimum age required to
hold an amateur license?
  1. 14 years or older
  2. 18 years or older
  3. 70 years or younger
  4. There is no minimum age requirement

81
T1D04 What government agency grants your
amateur radio license?
  1. The Department of Defense
  2. The Bureau of Public Communications
  3. The Department of Commerce
  4. The Federal Communications Commission

82
T1D05 How soon may you transmit after passing
the required examination elements for your
first amateur radio license?
  1. Immediately
  2. 30 days after the test date
  3. As soon as your license grant appears in the
    FCC's ULS database
  4. As soon as you receive your license in the mail
    from the FCC

83
T1D06 What is the normal term for an amateur
station license grant?
  1. 5 years
  2. 7 years
  3. 10 years
  4. For the lifetime of the licensee

84
T1D07 What is the grace period during which the
FCC will renew an expired 10-year license
without re-examination?
  1. 2 years
  2. 5 years
  3. 10 years
  4. There is no grace period

85
T1D08 What is your responsibility as a
station licensee?
  1. You must allow another amateur to operate your
    station upon request
  2. You must be present whenever the station is
    operated
  3. You must notify the FCC if another amateur acts
    as the control operator
  4. Your station must be operated in accordance with
    the FCC rules

86
T1D09 When may the FCC revoke or suspend a
license if the mailing address of the holder
is not current with the FCC?
  1. If mail is returned to the FCC as undeliverable
  2. When the licensee transmits without having
    updated the address
  3. When the licensee operates portable at a
    different address
  4. If the address is not updated within the 2 year
    grace period

87
T1D10 The FCC requires which address to be
kept up to date on the Universal Licensing
System database?
  1. The station location address
  2. The station licensee mailing address
  3. The station location address and mailing address
  4. The station transmitting location address

88
T1D11 When are you permitted to continue to
transmit if you forget to renew your amateur
license and it expires?
  1. Transmitting is not allowed until the license is
    renewed and appears on the FCC ULS database
  2. When you identify using the suffix EXP
  3. When you notify the FCC you intend to renew
    within 90 days
  4. Transmitting is allowed any time during the
    2-year grace period

89
T1D12 Why must an Amateur radio operator
have a correct name and mailing address on
file with the FCC?
  1. To receive mail delivery from the FCC by the
    United States Postal Service
  2. So the FCC Field office can contact the licensee
  3. It isn't required when you haven't operated your
    station in a year
  4. So the FCC can locate your transmitting location
About PowerShow.com