Which of the following constitutes a spurious emission?

  1. An amateur station transmission made at random without the proper call sign identification
  2. A signal transmitted to prevent its detection by any station other than the intended recipient
  3. Any transmitted signal that unintentionally interferes with another licensed radio station
  4. An emission outside its necessary bandwidth that can be reduced or eliminated without affecting the information transmitted


Which of the following factors might cause the physical location of an amateur station apparatus or antenna structure to be restricted?

  1. The location is near an area of political conflict
  2. The location is of geographical or horticultural importance
  3. The location is in an ITU Zone designated for coordination with one or more foreign governments
  4. The location is of environmental importance or significant in American history, architecture, or culture


Within what distance must an amateur station protect an FCC monitoring facility from harmful interference?

  1. 1 mile
  2. 3 miles
  3. 10 miles
  4. 30 miles


What must be done before placing an amateur station within an officially designated wilderness area or wildlife preserve, or an area listed in the National Register of Historical Places?

  1. A proposal must be submitted to the National Park Service
  2. A letter of intent must be filed with the National Audubon Society
  3. An Environmental Assessment must be submitted to the FCC
  4. A form FSD-15 must be submitted to the Department of the Interior


What is the National Radio Quiet Zone?

  1. An area in Puerto Rico surrounding the Arecibo Radio Telescope
  2. An area in New Mexico surrounding the White Sands Test Area
  3. An area surrounding the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  4. An area in Florida surrounding Cape Canaveral


Which of the following additional rules apply if you are installing an amateur station antenna at a site at or near a public use airport?

  1. You may have to notify the Federal Aviation Administration and register it with the FCC as required by Part 17 of FCC rules
  2. No special rules apply if your antenna structure will be less than 300 feet in height
  3. You must file an Environmental Impact Statement with the EPA before construction begins
  4. You must obtain a construction permit from the airport zoning authority


What is the highest modulation index permitted at the highest modulation frequency for angle modulation below 29.0 MHz?

  1. 0.5
  2. 1.0
  3. 2.0
  4. 3.0


What limitations may the FCC place on an amateur station if its signal causes interference to domestic broadcast reception, assuming that the receivers involved are of good engineering design?

  1. The amateur station must cease operation
  2. The amateur station must cease operation on all frequencies below 30 MHz
  3. The amateur station must cease operation on all frequencies above 30 MHz
  4. The amateur station must avoid transmitting during certain hours on frequencies that cause the interference


Which amateur stations may be operated under RACES rules?

  1. Only those club stations licensed to Amateur Extra class operators
  2. Any FCC-licensed amateur station except a Technician class
  3. Any FCC-licensed amateur station certified by the responsible civil defense organization for the area served
  4. Any FCC-licensed amateur station participating in the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS)


What frequencies are authorized to an amateur station operating under RACES rules?

  1. All amateur service frequencies authorized to the control operator
  2. Specific segments in the amateur service MF, HF, VHF and UHF bands
  3. Specific local government channels
  4. Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) channels


What is the permitted mean power of any spurious emission relative to the mean power of the fundamental emission from a station transmitter or external RF amplifier installed after January 1, 2003 and transmitting on a frequency below 30 MHz?

  1. At least 43 dB below
  2. At least 53 dB below
  3. At least 63 dB below
  4. At least 73 dB below