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E1B-2012: Station restrictions and special operations: restrictions on station location; general operating restrictions, spurious emissions, control operator reimbursement; antenna structure restrictions; RACES operations

E1B01-2012: Which of the following constitutes a spurious emission?

An emission outside its necessary bandwidth that can be reduced or eliminated without affecting the information transmitted

An amateur station transmission made at random without the proper call sign identification

A signal transmitted to prevent its detection by any station other than the intended recipient

Any transmitted bogus signal that interferes with another licensed radio station



E1B02-2012: Which of the following factors might cause the physical location of an amateur station apparatus or antenna structure to be restricted?

The location is of environmental importance or significant in American history, architecture, or culture

The location is near an area of political conflict

The location is of geographical or horticultural importance

The location is in an ITU zone designated for coordination with one or more foreign governments



E1B03-2012: Within what distance must an amateur station protect an FCC monitoring facility from harmful interference?

1 mile

3 miles

10 miles

30 miles



E1B04-2012: 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?

An Environmental Assessment must be submitted to the FCC

A proposal must be submitted to the National Park Service

A letter of intent must be filed with the National Audubon Society

A form FSD-15 must be submitted to the Department of the Interior



E1B05-2012: What is the maximum bandwidth for a data emission on 60 meters?

2.8 kHz

60 Hz

170 Hz

1.5 kHz



E1B06-2012: 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?

You may have to notify the Federal Aviation Administration and register it with the FCC as required by Part 17 of FCC rules

No special rules apply if your antenna structure will be less than 300 feet in height

You must file an Environmental Impact Statement with the EPA before construction begins

You must obtain a construction permit from the airport zoning authority



E1B07-2012: Where must the carrier frequency of a CW signal be set to comply with FCC rules for 60 meter operation?

At the center frequency of the channel

At the lowest frequency of the channel

At the highest frequency of the channel

On any frequency where the signal's sidebands are within the channel



E1B08-2012: What limitations may the FCC place on an amateur station if its signal causes interference to domestic broadcast reception, assuming that the receiver(s) involved are of good engineering design?

The amateur station must avoid transmitting during certain hours on frequencies that cause the interference

The amateur station must cease operation

The amateur station must cease operation on all frequencies below 30 MHz

The amateur station must cease operation on all frequencies above 30 MHz



E1B09-2012: Which amateur stations may be operated in RACES?

Any FCC-licensed amateur station certified by the responsible civil defense organization for the area served

Only those club stations licensed to Amateur Extra class operators

Any FCC-licensed amateur station except a Technician class operator's station

Any FCC-licensed amateur station participating in the Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS)



E1B10-2012: What frequencies are authorized to an amateur station participating in RACES?

All amateur service frequencies authorized to the control operator

Specific segments in the amateur service MF, HF, VHF and UHF bands

Specific local government channels

Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS) channels



E1B11-2012: 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?

At least 43 dB below

At least 53 dB below

At least 63 dB below

At least 73 dB below



E1B12-2012: What is the highest modulation index permitted at the highest modulation frequency for angle modulation?

1.0

.5

2.0

3.0





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