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T1D-2014: Authorized and prohibited transmission: communications with other countries; music; exchange of information with other services; indecent language; compensation for use of station; retransmission of other amateur signals; codes and ciphers; sale of equipment; unidentified transmissions; broadcasting

T1D01-2014: With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

Any country whose administration has notified the ITU that it objects to such communications

Any country whose administration has notified the ARRL that it objects to such communications

Any country engaged in hostilities with another country

Any country in violation of the War Powers Act of 1934

T1D02-2014: On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?

During an Armed Forces Day Communications Test

During a Memorial Day Celebration

During an Independence Day celebration

During a propagation test

T1D03-2014: When is the transmission of codes or ciphers that hide the meaning of a message allowed by an amateur station?

Only when transmitting control commands to space stations or radio control craft

Only during contests

Only when operating mobile

Only when frequencies above 1280 MHz are used

T1D04-2014: What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?

When incidental to an authorized retransmission of manned spacecraft communications

When the music produces no spurious emissions

When the purpose is to interfere with an illegal transmission

When the music is transmitted above 1280 MHz

T1D05-2014: When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

When the equipment is normally used in an amateur station and such activity is not conducted on a regular basis

When the asking price is $100.00 or less

When the asking price is less than its appraised value

When the equipment is not the personal property of either the station licensee or the control operator or their close relatives

T1D06-2014: What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?

Any such language is prohibited

The FCC maintains a list of words that are not permitted to be used on amateur frequencies

The ITU maintains a list of words that are not permitted to be used on amateur frequencies

There is no such prohibition

T1D07-2014: What types of amateur stations can automatically retransmit the signals of other amateur stations?

Auxiliary, repeater, or space stations

Auxiliary, beacon, or Earth stations

Beacon, repeater, or space stations

Earth, repeater, or space stations

T1D08-2014: In which of the following circumstances may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating the station?

When the communication is incidental to classroom instruction at an educational institution

When engaging in communications on behalf of their employer

When re-broadcasting weather alerts during a RACES net

When notifying other amateur operators of the availability for sale or trade of apparatus

T1D09-2014: Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

Only where such communications directly relate to the immediate safety of human life or protection of property

Only when broadcasting communications to or from the space shuttle

Only where noncommercial programming is gathered and supplied exclusively to the National Public Radio network

Only when using amateur repeaters linked to the Internet

T1D10-2014: What is the meaning of the term “broadcasting” in the FCC rules for the amateur services?

Transmissions intended for reception by the general public

Two-way transmissions by amateur stations

Transmission of music

Transmission of messages directed only to amateur operators

T1D11-2014: When may an amateur station transmit without identifying?

When transmitting signals to control a model craft

When the transmissions are of a brief nature to make station adjustments

When the transmissions are unmodulated

When the transmitted power level is below 1 watt

T1D12-2014: Under which of the following circumstances may an amateur radio station engage in broadcasting?

When transmitting code practice, information bulletins, or transmissions necessary to provide emergency communications

Under no circumstances

At any time as long as no music is transmitted

At any time as long as the material being transmitted did not originate from a commercial broadcast station

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