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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

2016-E1B01: 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

2016-E1B02: 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

2016-E1B03: Within what distance must an amateur station protect an FCC monitoring facility from harmful interference?

1 mile

3 miles

10 miles

30 miles

2016-E1B04: 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

2016-E1B05: 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

2016-E1B06: 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

2016-E1B07: What is the highest modulation index permitted at the highest modulation frequency for angle modulation below 29.0 MHz?





2016-E1B08: 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

2016-E1B09: 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)

2016-E1B10: 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

2016-E1B11: 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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