Topic G1B Quick Review Audio


What is the maximum height above ground to which an antenna structure may be erected without requiring notification to the FAA and registration with the FCC, provided it is not at or near a public use airport?

  1. 50 feet
  2. 100 feet
  3. 200 feet
  4. 300 feet


With which of the following conditions must beacon stations comply?

  1. A beacon station may not use automatic control
  2. The frequency must be coordinated with the National Beacon Organization
  3. The frequency must be posted on the internet or published in a national periodical
  4. There must be no more than one beacon signal transmitting in the same band from the same station location


Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC rules?

  1. Observation of propagation and reception
  2. Automatic identification of repeaters
  3. Transmission of bulletins of general interest to Amateur Radio licensees
  4. Identifying net frequencies


Which of the following transmissions is permitted?

  1. Unidentified transmissions for test purposes only
  2. Retransmission of other amateur station signals by any amateur station
  3. Occasional retransmission of weather and propagation forecast information from U.S. government stations
  4. Coded messages of any kind, if not intended to facilitate a criminal act


Which of the following one-way transmissions are permitted?

  1. Unidentified test transmissions of less than one minute in duration
  2. Transmissions necessary to assist learning the International Morse code
  3. Regular transmissions offering equipment for sale, if intended for Amateur Radio use
  4. All these choices are correct


Under what conditions are state and local governments permitted to regulate Amateur Radio antenna structures?

  1. Under no circumstances, FCC rules take priority
  2. At any time and to any extent necessary to accomplish a legitimate purpose of the state or local entity, provided that proper filings are made with the FCC
  3. Only when such structures exceed 50 feet in height and are clearly visible 1000 feet from the structure
  4. Amateur Service communications must be reasonably accommodated, and regulations must constitute the minimum practical to accommodate a legitimate purpose of the state or local entity


What are the restrictions on the use of abbreviations or procedural signals in the Amateur Service?

  1. Only "Q" signals are permitted
  2. They may be used if they do not obscure the meaning of a message
  3. They are not permitted
  4. Only "10 codes" are permitted


When choosing a transmitting frequency, what should you do to comply with good amateur practice?

  1. Ensure that the frequency and mode selected are within your license class privileges
  2. Follow generally accepted band plans agreed to by the Amateur Radio community
  3. Monitor the frequency before transmitting
  4. All these choices are correct


On what HF frequencies are automatically controlled beacons permitted?

  1. On any frequency if power is less than 1 watt
  2. On any frequency if transmissions are in Morse code
  3. 21.08 MHz to 21.09 MHz
  4. 28.20 MHz to 28.30 MHz


What is the power limit for beacon stations?

  1. 10 watts PEP output
  2. 20 watts PEP output
  3. 100 watts PEP output
  4. 200 watts PEP output


Who or what determines "good engineering and good amateur practice," as applied to the operation of an amateur station in all respects not covered by the Part 97 rules?

  1. The FCC
  2. The control operator
  3. The IEEE
  4. The ITU


When is it permissible to communicate with amateur stations in countries outside the areas administered by the Federal Communications Commission?

  1. Only when the foreign country has a formal third-party agreement filed with the FCC
  2. When the contact is with amateurs in any country except those whose administrations have notified the ITU that they object to such communications
  3. When the contact is with amateurs in any country as long as the communication is conducted in English
  4. Only when the foreign country is a member of the International Amateur Radio Union