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Subelement T1
COMMISSION’S RULES
Section T1A
Purpose and permissible use of the Amateur Radio Service; Operator/primary station license grant; Meanings of basic terms used in FCC rules; Interference; RACES rules; Phonetics; Frequency Coordinator
Which of the following is part of the Basis and Purpose of the Amateur Radio Service?
  • Providing personal radio communications for as many citizens as possible
  • Providing communications for international non-profit organizations
  • Correct Answer
    Advancing skills in the technical and communication phases of the radio art
  • All these choices are correct
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Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?
  • FEMA
  • Homeland Security
  • Correct Answer
    The FCC
  • All these choices are correct
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What do the FCC rules state regarding the use of a phonetic alphabet for station identification in the Amateur Radio Service?
  • It is required when transmitting emergency messages
  • Correct Answer
    It is encouraged
  • It is required when in contact with foreign stations
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How many operator/primary station license grants may be held by any one person?
  • Correct Answer
    One
  • No more than two
  • One for each band on which the person plans to operate
  • One for each permanent station location from which the person plans to operate
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What proves that the FCC has issued an operator/primary license grant?
  • A printed copy of the certificate of successful completion of examination
  • An email notification from the NCVEC granting the license
  • Correct Answer
    The license appears in the FCC ULS database
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What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a beacon?
  • A government transmitter marking the amateur radio band edges
  • A bulletin sent by the FCC to announce a national emergency
  • A continuous transmission of weather information authorized in the amateur bands by the National Weather Service
  • Correct Answer
    An amateur station transmitting communications for the purposes of observing propagation or related experimental activities
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What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?
  • Any satellite orbiting Earth
  • A manned satellite orbiting Earth
  • Correct Answer
    An amateur station located more than 50 km above Earth's surface
  • An amateur station using amateur radio satellites for relay of signals
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Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?
  • Frequency Spectrum Manager appointed by the FCC
  • Correct Answer
    Volunteer Frequency Coordinator recognized by local amateurs
  • FCC Regional Field Office
  • International Telecommunication Union
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Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?
  • The FCC Office of Spectrum Management and Coordination Policy
  • The local chapter of the Office of National Council of Independent Frequency Coordinators
  • Correct Answer
    Amateur operators in a local or regional area whose stations are eligible to be repeater or auxiliary stations
  • FCC Regional Field Office
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What is the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?
  • A radio service using amateur frequencies for emergency management or civil defense communications
  • A radio service using amateur stations for emergency management or civil defense communications
  • An emergency service using amateur operators certified by a civil defense organization as being enrolled in that organization
  • Correct Answer
    All these choices are correct
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When is willful interference to other amateur radio stations permitted?
  • To stop another amateur station that is breaking the FCC rules
  • Correct Answer
    At no time
  • When making short test transmissions
  • At any time, stations in the Amateur Radio Service are not protected from willful interference
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