Ham Radio License Test Questions: T1a

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Amateur Radio services; purpose of the amateur service, amateur-satellite service, operator/primary station license grant, where FCC rules are codified, basis and purpose of FCC rules, meanings of basic terms used in FCC rules Part of the Mental Academy course TECH 121: Technician Class Amateur Radio Questions after July 1st 2010 updates


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For whom is the Amateur Radio Service intended?
    • A. 

      Persons who have messages to broadcast to the public

    • B. 

      Persons who need communications for the activities of their immediate family members, relatives and friends

    • C. 

      Persons who need two-way communications for personal reasons

    • D. 

      Persons who are interested in radio technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest

  • 2. 
    What agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?
    • A. 

      FEMA

    • B. 

      The ITU

    • C. 

      The FCC

    • D. 

      Homeland Security

  • 3. 
    Which part of the FCC rules contains the rules and regulations governing the Amateur Radio Service?
    • A. 

      Part 73

    • B. 

      Part 95

    • C. 

      Part 90

    • D. 

      Part 97

  • 4. 
    Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?
    • A. 

      Radio transmissions that annoy users of a repeater

    • B. 

      Unwanted radio transmissions that cause costly harm to radio station apparatus

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Static from lightning storms

  • 5. 
    What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?
    • A. 

      Any multi-stage satellite

    • B. 

      An Earth satellite that carries one of more amateur operators

    • C. 

      An amateur station located less than 25 km above the Earth's surface

    • D. 

      An amateur station located more than 50 km above the Earth's surface

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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 device at a distance

    • C. 

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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    Which of the following stations transmits signals over the air from a remote receive site to a repeater for retransmission?
    • A. 

      Beacon station

    • B. 

      Relay station

    • C. 

      Auxiliary station

    • D. 

      Message forwarding station

  • 11. 
    Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?
    • A. 

      Radio transmissions that annoy users of a repeater

    • B. 

      Unwanted radio transmissions that cause costly harm to radio station apparatus

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Static from lightning storms