2016-E1B: Station restrictions and special operations: restrictions on station location; general operating restrictions, spurious emissions, control operator reimbursement; antenna structure restrictions; RACES operations; national quiet zone
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 signal that unintentionally interferes with another licensed radio station
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
Within what distance must an amateur station protect an FCC monitoring facility from harmful interference?
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
What is the National Radio Quiet Zone?
An area surrounding the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
An area in Puerto Rico surrounding the Arecibo Radio Telescope
An area in New Mexico surrounding the White Sands Test Area
An area in Florida surrounding Cape Canaveral
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
What is the highest modulation index permitted at the highest modulation frequency for angle modulation below 29.0 MHz?
What limitations may the FCC place on an amateur station if its signal causes interference to domestic broadcast reception, assuming that the receivers 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
Which amateur stations may be operated under RACES rules?
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
Any FCC-licensed amateur station participating in the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS)
What frequencies are authorized to an amateur station operating under RACES rules?
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 Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) channels
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
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