Restricted Radio Operator Certificate - Aeronautical

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Restricted Radio Operator Certificate - Aeronautical


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Provide the following: a sample distress call and message, and a sample urgency call and message. (Please note: this question is not marked; it is up to you to compare the answer with the one in the RIC-21 guide.)
  • 2. 
    Which agency oversees the issuance of Restricted Radio Operator Certificates?
    • A. 

      Industry Canada

    • B. 

      Nav Canada

    • C. 

      Transport Canada

    • D. 

      Comm Canada

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank: If found guilty of violating the regulations relative to unauthorized communications, profane or obscene language, or sending a fake distress signal a person may be fined up to five thousand dollars and/or to imprisoned for a term not exceeding ________ year(s).
  • 4. 
    In what manner should a pilot talk on the radio?
    • A. 

      As rapidly as possible, to avoid tying up the frequency.

    • B. 

      As clearly as possible to prevent words from running together.

    • C. 

      As loudly as possible, to ensure clear reception.

    • D. 

      As distinctly and mechanically as possible; do not use ordinary intonations and rhythm, break up the syllables instead and speak in a "robotic" voice for greater clarity.

  • 5. 
    Write the following in 24-hour format (type in four numbers, no spaces, no other characters):  5:43 p.m.
  • 6. 
    In 1300Z, what does Z stand for?
    • A. 

      Local time

    • B. 

      Coordinated Universal Time

    • C. 

      Denotes that time is approximate

    • D. 

      Denotes that time is exact

  • 7. 
    Spell NORTHWEST phonetically (use spaces between each phonetic word, e.g.: Golf Bravo Charlie).
  • 8. 
    How will you transmit the following phonetically: 15,000?
    • A. 

      One Five Thousand

    • B. 

      Fifteen Thousand

    • C. 

      One Five Zero Zero Zero

    • D. 

      One Five Triple Oh

  • 9. 
    Most numbers should be transmitted by pronouncing each digit separately; some exceptions are (check ALL that apply):
    • A. 

      Runway numbers (e.g., Runway 12 = "Runway Twelve")

    • B. 

      Numbers less than 100 (e.g., 21 = "twenty one")

    • C. 

      Whole thousands (e.g., 4,000 = "four thousand")

    • D. 

      Altitudes (e.g., 3,600' = "three thousand six hundred feet"

    • E. 

      Flight levels (e.g., FL430 = "flight level four hundred thirty"

    • F. 

      Cloud formation heights (e.g., 52 SCT ="fifty two hundred scattered"

    • G. 

      Headings (e.g., Heading 210 = "Heading two hundred ten")

  • 10. 
    When calling a ground station during a routine communication, what do you say first in your transmission?
    • A. 

      Words THIS IS

    • B. 

      Your aircraft type + call sign

    • C. 

      Ground station identifier (e.g., Charlottetown Radio)

    • D. 

      Words ALL STATIONS ALL STATIONS ALL STATIONS

  • 11. 
    During a radio check, a ground station reports "Reading You Strength Five"? What does that mean?
    • A. 

      You are perfectly readable.

    • B. 

      You are readable with difficulty

    • C. 

      You are barely readable.

    • D. 

      You are readable between 50% and 80% of the time.

  • 12. 
    You are flying within CYYG (Charlottetown) control zone, having established communication with them previously (last communication between you was about four minutes ago). You experience an emergency. What frequency do you transmit your distress message on?
    • A. 

      118.0 (the station on which you've already established communications)

    • B. 

      121.5 (emergency frequency)

    • C. 

      126.7 (emergency frequency)

  • 13. 
    What is the procedural word used for "Yes" in aeronautical communications?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      AFFIRM

    • C. 

      POSITIVE

    • D. 

      AGREED

  • 14. 
    What is the procedural word used when you want to correct a wrong transmission in aeronautical communications?
    • A. 

      CORRECTION

    • B. 

      CANCEL THAT

    • C. 

      ERASE THAT

    • D. 

      NEGATIVE

  • 15. 
    What is the procedural word used when you want a station to repeat its transmission?
    • A. 

      WORDS TWICE

    • B. 

      SAY TWICE

    • C. 

      REPEAT

    • D. 

      SAY AGAIN

  • 16. 
    What does the procedural word BREAK mean in radio transmission?
    • A. 

      It separates parts of message (e.g., to different aicraft)

    • B. 

      It signals that communication between two stations is over, and the pilot should switch to the next applicable frequency.

    • C. 

      It indicates poor readability (transmission is breaking up).

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