Authorized frequencies; frequency allocations, ITU regions, emission type, restricted sub-bands, spectrum sharing, transmissions near band edges
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T1B-2010: Authorized frequencies; frequency allocations, ITU regions, emission type, restricted sub-bands, spectrum sharing, transmissions near band edges

T1B01: What is the ITU?

A United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues

An agency of the United States Department of Telecommunications Management

An independent frequency coordination agency

A department of the FCC



T1B02: North American amateur stations are located in which ITU region?

Region 2

Region 1

Region 3

Region 4



T1B03: Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

52.525 MHz

49.00 MHz

28.50 MHz

222.15 MHz



T1B04: Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52 MHz?

2 meter band

20 meter band

14 meter band

6 meter band



T1B05: Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?

443.350 MHz

53.350 MHz

146.520 MHz

222.520 MHz



T1B06: Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class operator license?

1296 MHz

2315 MHz

3390 MHz

146.52 MHz



T1B07: What amateur band are you using if you are transmitting on 223.50 MHz?

1.25 meter band

15 meter band

10 meter band

2 meter band



T1B08: What do the FCC rules mean when an amateur frequency band is said to be available on a secondary basis?

Amateurs may not cause harmful interference to primary users

Secondary users of a frequency have equal rights to operate

Amateurs are only allowed to use the frequency at night

Secondary users are not allowed on amateur bands



T1B09: Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?

All of these choices are correct

To allow for calibration error in the transmitter frequency display

So that modulation sidebands do not extend beyond the band edge

To allow for transmitter frequency drift



T1B10: Which of the bands available to Technician Class operators have mode-restricted sub-bands?

The 6 meter, 2 meter, and 1.25 meter bands

The 6 meter, 2 meter, and 70 cm bands

The 2 meter and 13 cm bands

The 2 meter and 70 cm bands



T1B11: What emission modes are permitted in the mode-restricted sub-bands at 50.0 to 50.1 MHz and 144.0 to 144.1 MHz?

CW only

CW and RTTY

SSB only

CW and SSB





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