Topic T1A Quick Review Audio


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

  1. Providing personal radio communications for as many citizens as possible
  2. Providing communications for international non-profit organizations
  3. Advancing skills in the technical and communication phases of the radio art
  4. All of these choices are correct


Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

  1. FEMA
  2. Homeland Security
  3. The FCC
  4. All of these choices are correct


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

  1. It is required when transmitting emergency messages
  2. It is prohibited
  3. It is required when in contact with foreign stations
  4. It is encouraged


How many operator/primary station license grants may be held by any one person?

  1. One
  2. No more than two
  3. One for each band on which the person plans to operate
  4. One for each permanent station location from which the person plans to operate


What is proof of possession of an FCC-issued operator/primary license grant?

  1. A printed operator/primary station license issued by the FCC must be displayed at the transmitter site
  2. The control operator must have an operator/primary station license in his or her possession when in control of a transmitter
  3. The control operator's operator/primary station license must appear in the FCC ULS consolidated licensee database
  4. All of these choices are correct


What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a "beacon"?

  1. A government transmitter marking the amateur radio band edges
  2. A bulletin sent by the FCC to announce a national emergency
  3. An amateur station transmitting communications for the purposes of observing propagation or related experimental activities
  4. A continuous transmission of weather information authorized in the amateur bands by the National Weather Service


What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a "space station"?

  1. Any satellite orbiting the earth
  2. A manned satellite orbiting the earth
  3. An amateur station located more than 50 km above the Earth's surface
  4. An amateur station using amateur radio satellites for relay of signals


Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?

  1. Frequency Spectrum Manager appointed by the FCC
  2. Volunteer Frequency Coordinator recognized by local amateurs
  3. FCC Regional Field Office
  4. International Telecommunications Union


Who selects a Frequency Coordinator?

  1. The FCC Office of Spectrum Management and Coordination Policy
  2. The local chapter of the Office of National Council of Independent Frequency Coordinators
  3. Amateur operators in a local or regional area whose stations are eligible to be repeater or auxiliary stations
  4. FCC Regional Field Office


Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?

  1. A radio service using amateur frequencies for emergency management or civil defense communications
  2. A radio service using amateur stations for emergency management or civil defense communications
  3. An emergency service using amateur operators certified by a civil defense organization as being enrolled in that organization
  4. All of these choices are correct


When is willful interference to other amateur radio stations permitted?

  1. To stop another amateur station which is breaking the FCC rules
  2. At no time
  3. When making short test transmissions
  4. At any time, stations in the Amateur Radio Service are not protected from willful interference