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T1B-2014: Authorized frequencies: frequency allocations; ITU regions; emission modes; restricted sub-bands; spectrum sharing; transmissions near band edges

T1B01-2014: 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

T1B02-2014: Why are the frequency assignments for some U.S. Territories different from those in the 50 U.S. States?

Some U. S. Territories are located in ITU regions other than region 2

Territorial governments are allowed to select their own frequency allocations

Territorial frequency allocations must also include those of adjacent countries

Any territory that was in existence before the ratification of the Communications Act of 1934 is exempt from FCC frequency regulations

T1B03-2014: Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

52.525 MHz

49.00 MHz

28.50 MHz

222.15 MHz

T1B04-2014: 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

T1B05-2014: 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

T1B06-2014: Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class licensee?

1296 MHz

2315 MHz

3390 MHz

146.52 MHz

T1B07-2014: 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

T1B08-2014: Which of the following is a result of the fact that the amateur service is secondary in some portions of the 70 cm band?

U.S. amateurs may find non-amateur stations in the bands, and must avoid interfering with them

U.S. amateurs must give foreign amateur stations priority in those portions

International communications are not permitted on 70 cm

Digital transmissions are not permitted on 70 cm

T1B09-2014: 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

T1B10-2014: Which of the bands above 30 MHz that are 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

T1B11-2014: 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


SSB only

CW and SSB

T1B12-2014: Why are frequency assignments for U.S. stations operating maritime mobile not the same everywhere in the world?

Amateur frequency assignments can vary among the three ITU regions

Amateur maritime mobile stations in international waters must conform to the frequency assignments of the country nearest to their vessel

Frequency assignments are determined by the captain of the vessel

Amateur frequency assignments are different in each of the 90 ITU zones

T1B13-2014: Which emission may be used between 219 and 220 MHz?


Spread spectrum

SSB voice

Fast-scan television

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