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T8C-2014: Operating activities: radio direction finding; radio control; contests; linking over the Internet; grid locators

T8C01-2014: Which of the following methods is used to locate sources of noise interference or jamming?

Radio direction finding


Doppler radar

Phase locking

T8C02-2014: Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

A directional antenna

Calibrated SWR meter

A calibrated noise bridge

All of these choices are correct

T8C03-2014: What popular operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period of time?


Net operations

Public service events

Simulated emergency exercises

T8C04-2014: Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?

Send only the minimum information needed for proper identification and the contest exchange

Be sure to sign only the last two letters of your call if there is a pileup calling the station

Work the station twice to be sure that you are in his log

All of these choices are correct

T8C05-2014: What is a grid locator?

A letter-number designator assigned to a geographic location

A letter-number designator assigned to an azimuth and elevation

An instrument for neutralizing a final amplifier

An instrument for radio direction finding

T8C06-2014: How is access to an IRLP node accomplished?

By using DTMF signals

By obtaining a password which is sent via voice to the node

By entering the proper Internet password

By using CTCSS tone codes

T8C07-2014: What is the maximum power allowed when transmitting telecommand signals to radio controlled models?

1 watt

500 milliwatts

25 watts

1500 watts

T8C08-2014: What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

A label indicating the licensee’s name, call sign and address must be affixed to the transmitter

Voice identification must be transmitted every 10 minutes

Morse code ID must be sent once per hour

A flag must be affixed to the transmitter antenna with the station call sign in 1 inch high letters or larger

T8C09-2014: How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?

From a repeater directory

From the FCC Rulebook

From your local emergency coordinator

From the local repeater frequency coordinator

T8C10-2014: How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

Use the keypad to transmit the IRLP node ID

Choose a specific CTCSS tone

Choose the correct DSC tone

Access the repeater autopatch

T8C11-2014: What name is given to an amateur radio station that is used to connect other amateur stations to the Internet?

A gateway

A repeater

A digipeater

A beacon

T8C12-2014: What is meant by Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as used in amateur radio?

A method of delivering voice communications over the Internet using digital techniques

A set of rules specifying how to identify your station when linked over the Internet to another station

A set of guidelines for working DX during contests using Internet access

A technique for measuring the modulation quality of a transmitter using remote sites monitored via the Internet

T8C13-2014: What is the Internet Radio Linking Project (IRLP)?

A technique to connect amateur radio systems, such as repeaters, via the Internet using Voice Over Internet Protocol

A system for providing access to websites via amateur radio

A system for informing amateurs in real time of the frequency of active DX stations

A technique for measuring signal strength of an amateur transmitter via the Internet

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