HAM Technician T1

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

    A.  Advancing skills in the technical and communication phases of the radio art
  2. Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

    B.  The FCC
  3. What are the FCC rules regarding the use of a phonetic alphabet for station identification in the Amateur Radio Service?

    C.  It is encouraged
  4. How many operator/primary station license grants may be held by any one person?

    A.  One
  5. What is proof of possession of an FCC-issued operator/primary license grant?

    D.  The control operator's operator/primary station license must appear in the FCC ULS consolidated licensee database
  6. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a beacon?

    C.  An amateur station transmitting communications for the purposes of observing propagation or related experimental activities
  7. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?

    C.  An amateur station located more than 50 km above the Earth's surface
  8. Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?

    C.  Volunteer Frequency Coordinator recognized by local amateurs
  9. Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

    B.  Amateur operators in a local or regional area whose stations are eligible to be repeater or auxiliary stations
  10. Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?

    A.  All of these choices are correct
  11. When is willful interference to other amateur radio stations permitted?

    D.  At no time
  12. What is the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)?

    D.  A United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues
  13. Which amateur radio stations may make contact with an amateur radio station on the International Space Station (ISS) using 2 meter and 70 cm band frequencies?

    A.  Any amateur holding a Technician or higher-class license
  14. Which frequency is within the 6 meter amateur band?

    B.  52.525 MHz
  15. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52 MHz?

    B.  2 meter band
  16. What is the limitation for emissions on the frequencies between 219 and 220 MHz?

    B.  Fixed digital message forwarding systems only
  17. On which HF bands does a Technician class operator have phone privileges?

    A.  10 meter band only
  18. Which of the following VHF/UHF frequency ranges are limited to CW only?

    C.  50.0 MHz to 50.1 MHz and 144.0 MHz to 144.1 MHz
  19. Which of the following is a result of the fact that the Amateur Radio Service is secondary in all or portions of some amateur bands (such as portions of the 70 cm band)?

    D.  U.S. amateurs may find non-amateur stations in those portions, and must avoid interfering with them
  20. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?

    B.  All of these choices are correct
  21. Which of the following HF bands have frequencies available to the Technician class operator for RTTY and data transmissions?

    A.  10 meter band only
  22. What is the maximum peak envelope power output for Technician class operators using their assigned portions of the HF bands?

    A.  200 watts
  23. Except for some specific restrictions, what is the maximum peak envelope power output for Technician class operators using frequencies above 30 MHz?

    B.  1500 watts
  24. For which license classes are new licenses currently available from the FCC?

    D.  Technician, General, Amateur Extra
  25. Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

    B.  Any licensed amateur
  26. What types of international communications is an FCC-licensed amateur radio station permitted to make?

    B.  Communications incidental to the purposes of the Amateur Radio Service and remarks of a personal character
  27. When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

    B.  When the foreign country authorizes it
  28. Which of the following is a valid call sign for a Technician class amateur radio station?

    A.  K1XXX
  29. From which of the following locations may an FCC-licensed amateur station transmit?

    C.  From any vessel or craft located in international waters and documented or registered in the United States
  30. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide and maintain a correct mailing address with the FCC?

    D.  Revocation of the station license or suspension of the operator license
  31. What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?

    C.  Ten years
  32. What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?

    D.  Two years
  33. How soon after passing the examination for your first amateur radio license may you operate a transmitter on an Amateur Radio Service frequency?

    B.  As soon as your operator/station license grant appears in the FCC's license database
  34. If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on Amateur Radio Service frequencies?

    D.  No, transmitting is not allowed until the FCC license database shows that the license has been renewed
  35. With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur radio stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

    C.  Any country whose administration has notified the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) that it objects to such communications
  36. Under which of the following circumstances may an amateur radio station make one-way transmissions?

    C.  When transmitting code practice, information bulletins, or transmissions necessary to provide emergency communications
  37. When is it permissible to transmit messages encoded to hide their meaning?

    C.  Only when transmitting control commands to space stations or radio control craft
  38. Under what conditions is an amateur station authorized to transmit music using a phone emission?

    A.  When incidental to an authorized retransmission of manned spacecraft communications
  39. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

    D.  When the equipment is normally used in an amateur station and such activity is not conducted on a regular basis
  40. What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?

    C.  Any such language is prohibited
  41. What types of amateur stations can automatically retransmit the signals of other amateur stations?

    C.  Repeater, auxiliary, or space stations
  42. In which of the following circumstances may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating that station?

    B.  When the communication is incidental to classroom instruction at an educational institution
  43. 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?

    B.  Only where such communications directly relate to the immediate safety of human life or protection of property
  44. What is the meaning of the term broadcasting in the FCC rules for the Amateur Radio Service?

    A.  Transmissions intended for reception by the general public
  45. When may an amateur station transmit without on-the-air identification?

    C.  When transmitting signals to control model craft
  46. When is an amateur station permitted to transmit without a control operator?

    A.  Never
  47. Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?

    C.  Any amateur whose license privileges allow them to transmit on the satellite uplink frequency
  48. Who must designate the station control operator?

    D.  The station licensee
  49. What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

    A.  The class of operator license held by the control operator
  50. What is an amateur station control point?

    D.  The location at which the control operator function is performed
  51. When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Amateur Extra class operator segment of the amateur bands?

    D.  At no time
  52. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

    A.  The control operator and the station licensee are equally responsible
  53. Which of the following is an example of automatic control?

    C.  Repeater operation
  54. Which of the following is true of remote control operation?

    A.  All of these choices are correct
  55. Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?

    D.  Operating the station over the internet
  56. Who does the FCC presume to be the control operator of an amateur station, unless documentation to the contrary is in the station records?

    C.  The station licensee
  57. When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?

    D.  At any time upon request by an FCC representative
  58. 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?

    D.  At the end of each communication and every ten minutes during a communication
  59. When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?

    A.  At least every 10 minutes during and at the end of a communication
  60. Which of the following is an acceptable language to use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

    B.  The English language
  61. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

    B.  Send the call sign using a CW or phone emission
  62. Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?

    B.  All of these choices are correct
  63. 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 foreign station must be one with which the U.S. has a thirdparty agreement
  64. What is meant by the term Third Party Communications?

    C.  A message from a control operator to another amateur station control operator on behalf of another person
  65. What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?

    B.  Repeater station
  66. Who is accountable should a repeater inadvertently retransmit communications that violate the FCC rules?

    A.  The control operator of the originating station
  67. Which of the following is a requirement for the issuance of a club station license grant?

    D.  The club must have at least four members
Card Set
HAM Technician T1
Subelement T1 - FCC Rules, descriptions, and definitions for the Amateur Radio Service, operator and station license responsibilities