U.S. Amateur Licenses
Answers to Review Questions
- A. A shortwave-broadcast station's transmissions
- B. An amateur station's transmissions
- C. Non-commercial FM broadcast transmissions
- D. Any type of transmitter, as long as it is used for non-commercial
N1B04 Where does a US amateur license allow you to operate?
- A. Anywhere in the world
- B. Wherever the amateur service is regulated by the FCC
- C. Within 50 km of your primary station location
- D. Only at the mailing address printed on your license
N1H09 When may you operate your amateur station somewhere in the US
besides the address listed on your license?
- A. Only during times of emergency
- B. Only after giving proper notice to the FCC
- C. During an emergency or an FCC-approved emergency practice
- D. Whenever you want to
N1B03 Which of the following is required before you can operate an amateur
station in the US?
- A. You must hold an FCC operator's training permit for a licensed radio
- B. You must submit an FCC Form 610 together with a license examination
- C. The FCC must grant you an amateur operator/primary station license
- D. The FCC must issue you a Certificate of Successful Completion of
N1B06 What must happen before you are allowed to operate an amateur
- A. The FCC database must show that you have been granted an amateur
- B. You must have written authorization from the FCC
- C. You must have written authorization from a Volunteer Examiner Coordinator
- D. You must have a copy of the FCC Rules, Part 97, at your station
N1D12 How soon after you pass the elements required for your first Amateur
Radio license may you transmit?
- A. Immediately
- B. 30 days after the test date
- C. As soon as the FCC grants you a license
- D. As soon as you receive your license from the FCC
N1B07 Which one of the following does NOT allow a person to control
a US amateur station?
- A. An operator/primary station license from the FCC
- B. A reciprocal permit from the FCC for alien amateur licensee
- C. An amateur service license from the United Nations Secretary
- D. An amateur service license from the Government of Canada, if it
is held by a Canadian citizen
N1B08 What is the FCC's full name for an amateur station license?
- A. Restricted operating permit
- B. General radiotelephone operator license
- C. Amateur operator/primary station license
- D. Amateur telegraphers radio station permit
N1B10 What are the six US amateur operator license classes?
- A. Beginner, Novice, Communicator, General, Advanced, Expert
- B. Novice, Technician, Technician Plus, General, Advanced, Expert
- C. Communicator, Novice, Digital, Technician, General, Amateur Extra
- D. Novice, Technician, Technician Plus, General, Advanced, Amateur
N1B12 Which of the following would NOT be a new privilege if you upgraded
your license class beyond the Novice level?
- A. More operating frequencies
- B. Higher transmitting power
- C. Authority to prepare amateur license exams
- D. Authority to send third-party messages
N1B05 How many transmitters may a Novice licensee control at the same
- A. Only one
- B. No more than two
- C. Any number
- D. Any number, as long as they are transmitting in different bands
N1A10 What is the definition of a control operator of an amateur station?
- A. Anyone who operates the controls of the station
- B. Anyone who is responsible for the station's equipment
- C. Any licensed amateur operator who is responsible for the station's
- D. The amateur operator with the highest class of license who is near
the controls of the station
N1A09 What is the definition of an amateur station?
- A. A station in a public radio service used for radiocommunications
- B. A station using radiocommunications for a commercial purpose
- C. A station using equipment for training new radiocommunications operators
- D. A station in the Amateur Radio service used for radiocommunications
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Daniel Reynolds - AA0NI - August 21, 1998