2016-E1C: Definitions and restrictions pertaining to local, automatic and remote control operation; control operator responsibilities for remote and automatically controlled stations; IARP and CEPT licenses; third party communications over automatically controlled stations
What is a remotely controlled station?
A station controlled indirectly through a control link
A station operated away from its regular home location
A station controlled by someone other than the licensee
A station operating under automatic control
What is meant by automatic control of a station?
The use of devices and procedures for control so that the control operator does not have to be present at a control point
A station operating with its output power controlled automatically
Remotely controlling a station's antenna pattern through a directional control link
The use of a control link between a control point and a locally controlled station
How do the control operator responsibilities of a station under automatic control differ from one under local control?
Under automatic control the control operator is not required to be present at the control point
Under local control there is no control operator
Under automatic control there is no control operator
Under local control a control operator is not required to be present at a control point
What is meant by IARP?
An international amateur radio permit that allows U.S. amateurs to operate in certain countries of the Americas
The internal amateur radio practices policy of the FCC
An indication of increased antenna reflected power
A forecast of intermittent aurora radio propagation
When may an automatically controlled station originate third party communications?
Only when transmitting RTTY or data emissions
When agreed upon by the sending or receiving station
When approved by the National Telecommunication and Information Administration
Which of the following statements concerning remotely controlled amateur stations is true?
A control operator must be present at the control point
Only Extra Class operators may be the control operator of a remote station
A control operator need not be present at the control point
Repeater and auxiliary stations may not be remotely controlled
What is meant by local control?
Direct manipulation of the transmitter by a control operator
Controlling a station through a local auxiliary link
Automatically manipulating local station controls
Controlling a repeater using a portable handheld transceiver
What is the maximum permissible duration of a remotely controlled station's transmissions if its control link malfunctions?
Which of these ranges of frequencies is available for an automatically controlled repeater operating below 30 MHz?
29.500 MHz - 29.700 MHz
18.110 MHz - 18.168 MHz
24.940 MHz - 24.990 MHz
10.100 MHz - 10.150 MHz
What types of amateur stations may automatically retransmit the radio signals of other amateur stations?
Only auxiliary, repeater or space stations
Only beacon, repeater or space stations
Only earth stations, repeater stations or model craft
Only auxiliary, beacon or space stations
Which of the following operating arrangements allows an FCC-licensed U.S. citizen to operate in many European countries, and alien amateurs from many European countries to operate in the U.S.?
ITU reciprocal license
All of these choices are correct
What types of communications may be transmitted to amateur stations in foreign countries?
Communications incidental to the purpose of the amateur service and remarks of a personal nature
Business-related messages for non-profit organizations
Messages intended for connection to users of the maritime satellite service
All of these choices are correct
Which of the following is required in order to operate in accordance with CEPT rules in foreign countries where permitted?
You must bring a copy of FCC Public Notice DA 11-221
You must identify in the official language of the country in which you are operating
The U.S. embassy must approve of your operation
You must append "/CEPT" to your call sign
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