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T1E-2014: Control operator and control types: control operator required; eligibility; designation of control operator; privileges and duties; control point; local, automatic and remote control; location of control operator

T1E01-2014: When is an amateur station permitted to transmit without a control operator?


When using automatic control, such as in the case of a repeater

When the station licensee is away and another licensed amateur is using the station

When the transmitting station is an auxiliary station

T1E02-2014: Who may a station licensee designate to be the control operator of an amateur station?

Only a person for whom an amateur operator/primary station license grant appears in the FCC database or who is authorized for alien reciprocal operation

Any U.S. citizen or registered alien

Any family member of the station licensee

Any person over the age of 18

T1E03-2014: Who must designate the station control operator?

The station licensee


The frequency coordinator


T1E04-2014: What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

The class of operator license held by the control operator

The frequency authorized by the frequency coordinator

The class of operator license held by the station licensee

The highest class of operator license held by anyone on the premises

T1E05-2014: What is an amateur station control point?

The location at which the control operator function is performed

The location of the station’s transmitting antenna

The location of the station transmitting apparatus

The mailing address of the station licensee

T1E06-2014: Under what type of control do APRS network digipeaters operate?





T1E07-2014: When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

The control operator and the station licensee are equally responsible

All licensed amateurs who are present at the operation

Only the station licensee

Only the control operator

T1E08-2014: Which of the following is an example of automatic control?

Repeater operation

Controlling the station over the Internet

Using a computer or other device to automatically send CW

Using a computer or other device to automatically identify

T1E09-2014: What type of control is being used when the control operator is at the control point?

Local control

Radio control

Unattended control

Automatic control

T1E10-2014: Which of the following is an example of remote control as defined in Part 97?

Operating the station over the Internet

Repeater operation

Controlling a model aircraft, boat or car by amateur radio

All of these choices are correct

T1E11-2014: Who does the FCC presume to be the control operator of an amateur station, unless documentation to the contrary is in the station records?

The station licensee

The station custodian

The third party participant

The person operating the station equipment

T1E12-2014: When, under normal circumstances, may a Technician Class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Extra Class operator segment of the amateur bands?

At no time

When operating a special event station

As part of a multi-operator contest team

When using a club station whose trustee is an Extra Class operator licensee

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