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General Ham Radio License Question Pool 2019-2023. Questions and answers. 100% Accurate. G1A01 On which HF/MF bands is a General license holder granted all amateur frequency privileges? - ✔✔... 160 meters, 60 meters, 30 meters, 17 meters, 12 meters, and 10 meters G1A02 On which of the following bands is phone operation prohibited? - ✔✔30 meters G1A03 On which of the following bands is image transmission prohibited? - ✔✔30 meters G1A04 Which of the following amateur bands is restricted to communication only on specific channels, rather than frequency ranges? - ✔✔60 meters G1A05 Which of the following frequencies is in the General class portion of the 40-meter band ( in IUT Region 2)? - ✔✔7.250 MHz G1A06 Which of the following frequencies is within the General class portion of the 75-meter phone band? - ✔✔3900 kHz G1A07 Which of the following frequencies is within the General class portion of the 20-meter band? - ✔✔14305 kHz G1A08 Which of the following frequencies is within the General class portion of the 80-meter band? - ✔✔3560 kHz G1A09 Which of the following frequencies is within the General class portion of the 15-meter band? - ✔✔21300 kHz G1A10 Which of the following frequencies is available to a control operator holding a General class license? - ✔✔All these choices are correct G1A11 When General class licensees are not permitted to use the entire voice portion of a band, which portion of the voice segment is generally available to them? - ✔✔The upper frequency end G1A12 Which of the following applies when the FCC rules designate the Amateur Service as a secondary user on a band? - ✔✔Amateur stations can use the band only if they do not cause harmful interference to primary users G1A13 What is the approximate action if, when operating on either on the 30-meter or 60-meter bands, a station in the primary service interferes with your contact? - ✔✔Move to a clear frequency or stop transmitting G1A14 Which of the following may apply in areas under FCC jurisdiction outside of ITU Region 2? - ✔✔Frequency allocations may differ G1A15 What portion of the 10-meter band is available for repeater use? - ✔✔The portion above 29.5 MHz G1B01 What is the maximum height above ground to which an antenna structure may be erected without requiring notification to the FAA and registration with the FCC, provided it is not at or near a public use airport? - ✔✔200 feet G1B02 With which of the following conditions must beacon stations comply? - ✔✔There must be no more than one beacon signal transmitting in the same band from the same station location G1B03 Which of the following is a purpose of a beacon station as identified in the FCC rules? - ✔✔Observation of propagation and reception G1B04 Which of the following transmissions is permitted? - ✔✔Occasional retransmission of weather and propagation forecast information from U.S. government stations G1B05 Which of the following one-way transmissions are permitted? - ✔✔Transmissions necessary to assist learning the International Morse code G1B06 Under what conditions are state and local governments permitted to regulate Amateur Radio antenna structures? - ✔✔Amateur Service communications must be reasonably accommodated, and regulations must constitute the minimum practical to accommodate a legitimate purpose of the state or local entity G1B07 What are the restrictions of the use of abbreviations or procedural signals in the Amateur Service? - ✔✔They may be used if they do not obscure the meaning of a message G1B08 When choosing a transmitting frequency, what should you do to comply with good amateur practice? - ✔✔All these choices are correct G1B09 On what HF frequencies are automatically controlled beacons permitted? - ✔✔28.20 MHz to 21.09 MHz G1B10 What is the power limit for beacon stations? - ✔✔100 watts PEP output G1B11 Who or what determines "good engineering and good amateur practice," as applied to the operation of a an amateur station in all respects not covered by the Part 97 rules? - ✔✔The FCC G1B12 When is it permissible to communicate with amateur stations in countries outside the areas administered by the Federal Communications Commission? - ✔✔When the contact is with amateurs in any country except those whose administrations have notified ITU that they object to such communications G1C01 What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on 10.140 MHz? - ✔✔200 watts PEP output G1C02 What is the maximum transmitting power an amateur station may use on the 12-meter band? - ✔✔1500 watts PEP output G1C03 What is the maximum bandwidth permitted by FCC rules for Amateur Radio stations transmitting on USB frequencies in the 60-meter band? - ✔✔2.8 kHz G1C04 Which of the following limitations apply to transmitting power on every amateur band? - ✔✔Only the minimum power necessary to carry out the desired communications should be used G1C05 What is the limit for transmitter power on the 28 MHz band for a General Class control operator? - ✔✔1500 watts PEP output G1C06 What is the limit for transmitting power on the 1.8 MHz band? - ✔✔1500 watts PEP output G1C07 What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission on the 20-meter band? - ✔✔300 baud G1C08 What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted at frequencies below 28 MHz? - ✔✔300 baud G1C09 What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmitted on the 1.25-meter and 70-centimeter bands? - ✔✔56 kilobaud G1C10 What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 10-meter band? - ✔✔1200 baud G1C11 What is the maximum symbol rate permitted for RTTY or data emission transmissions on the 2-meter band? - ✔✔19.6 kilobaud G1C12 Which of the following is required by the FCC rules when operating in the 60-meter band? - ✔✔If you are using an antenna other a dipole, you must keep a record of the gain of your antenna G1C13 What must be done before using a new digital protocol on the air? - ✔✔Publicly document the technical characteristics of the protocol G1C14 What is the maximum power limit on the 60-meter band? - ✔✔ERP of 100 watts PEP with respect to a dipole G1C15 What measurement is specified by FCC rules that regulate maximum power output? - ✔✔PEP G1D01 Who may receive partial credit for the elements represented by an expired Amateur Radio license? - ✔✔Any person who can demonstrate that hey once held an FCC-issued General, Advanced, or Amateur Extra class license that was not revoked by the FCC G1D02 What license examinations may you administer when you are an accredited VE holding a General class operator license? - ✔✔Technician only G1D03 On which of the following band segments may you operate if you are a Technician class operator and have a Certificate of Successful Completion Examination (CSCE) for General class privileges? - ✔✔On any General or Technician class band segment G1D04 Which of the following is a requirement for administering a Technician class license examination? - ✔✔At least three General class or higher VEs must observe the examination G1D05 Which of the following must a person have before they can administering VE for a Technician class license examination? - ✔✔An FCC General class or higher license and VEC examination G1D06 When must you add the special identifier "AG" after your call sign if you are a Technician licensee and have a Certificate of Successful Completion (CSCE) for General class operator privileges, but the FCC has not yet posted your upgrade on its website? - ✔✔Whenever you operate using General class privileges G1D07 Volunteer Examiners are accredited by what organization? - ✔✔A Volunteer Examiner Coordinator G1D08 Which of the following criteria must be met for a non-U.S. citizen to be an accredited Volunteer Examiner? - ✔✔The person must hold an FCC granted Amateur radio license of General class or above G1D09 How long is a Certificate of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE) valid for exam element credit? - ✔✔365 days G1D10 What is the minimum age that one must be to qualify as an accredited Volunteer Examiner? - ✔✔18 years G1D11 What is required to obtain a new General Class license after a previously-held license has expired and the two-year grace period has passed? - ✔✔The applicant must pass the current Element 2 exam G1E01 Which of the following would disqualify a third party from participating in stating a message over an amateur station? - ✔✔The third party's amateur license has been revoked and no reinstated G1E02 When may a 10-meter repeater retransmit the 2-meter signal from a station that has a Technician class control operator? - ✔✔Only if the 10-meter repeater control operator holds at least a General class license G1E03 What is required to conduct communications with a digital station operating under automatic control outside the automatic control band segments? - ✔✔The station initiating the contact must be under local or remote control G1E04 Which of the following conditions required a licensed Amateur Radio operator to take specific steps to avoid harmful interference to other users or facilities? - ✔✔All these choices are correct G1E05 What types of messages for a third party in another country may be transmitted by an amateur station? - ✔✔Only messages relating to Amateur Radio or remarks of a personal character, or messages relating to emergencies or disaster relief G1E06 The frequency allocations of which ITU region apply to radio amateurs operating in North and South America? - ✔✔Region 2 G1E07 In what part of the 13-centimeter band may an amateur station communicate with non-licensed Wi-Fi stations? - ✔✔No part G1E08 What is the maximum PEP output allowed for spread spectrum transmissions? - ✔✔10 watts G1E09 Under what circumstances are messages that are sent via digital modes exempt from Part 97 third-party rules that apply to other modes of communication? - ✔✔Under no circumstances G1E10 Why should an amateur operator normally avoid transmitting on 14.100, 18.110, 21.250, 24.930 and 28.200 MHz? - ✔✔A system of propagation beacon stations operates on those frequencies G1E11 On what bands may automatically controlled stations transmitting RTTY or data emissions communicate with other automatically controlled digital stations? - ✔✔Anywhere in the 6 meter or shorter wavelength bands, and in limited segments of some of the HF bands G2A01 Which sideband is most commonly used for voice communications on frequencies of 14 MHz or higher? - ✔✔Upper sideband G2A02 Which of the following modes is most commonly used for voice communication on the 160-meter, 75- meter, and 40-meter bands? - ✔✔Lower sideband G2A03 Which of the following is most commonly used for SSB voice communications in VHF and UHF bands? - ✔✔Upper sideband G2A04 Which mode is most commonly used on the 17-meter and 12-meter bands? - ✔✔Upper sideband G2A05 Which mode of voice communication is most commonly used on the HF amateur bands? - ✔✔Single sideband G2A06 Which of the following is an advantage when using single sideband, as compared to other analog voice modes on the HF amateur bands? - ✔✔Less bandwidth used and greater power efficiency G2A07 Which of the following statements is true of the single sideband voice mode? - ✔✔Only one sideband is transmitted; the other sideband and carrier are suppressed G2A08 What is the recommended way to break in to a phone contact? - ✔✔Say your call sign once G2A09 Why do most amateur stations use lower sideband on the 160-meter, 75-meter, and 40-meter bands? - ✔✔It is a good amateur practice G2A10 Which of the following statements is true of voice VOX operation versus PTT operation? - ✔✔It allows "hands free" operation G2A11 Generally, who should respond to a station in the contiguous 48 states who calls " CQ DX"? - ✔✔Any stations outside the lower 48 states G2A12 What control is typically adjusted for proper ALC setting on an amateur single sideband transceiver? - ✔✔Transmit audio or microphone gain G2B01 Which of the following is true concerning access to frequencies? - ✔✔Except during emergencies, no amateur station has priority access to any frequency G2B02 What is the first thing you should do if you are communicating with another amateur station and hear a station in distress break in? - ✔✔Acknowledge the station in distress and determine what assistance may be needed G2B03 What is good amateur practice if propagation changes during contact and you notice interference from other stations on the frequency? - ✔✔Attempt to resolve the interference problem with other stations in a mutually acceptable manner G2B04 When selecting a CW transmitting frequency, what minimum frequency separation should you allow in order to minimize interference to stations on adjacent frequencies? - ✔✔150 to 500 Hz G2B05 When selecting an SSB transmitting frequency, what minimum separation should be used to minimize interference to stations on adjacent frequencies? - ✔✔Approximately 3 kHz G2B06 What is a practical way to avoid harmful interference when selecting a frequency to call CQ on CW or phone? - ✔✔Send "QRL?" on CW, followed by your call sign; or if using phone, ask if the frequency is in use, followed by your call sign G2B07 Which of the following complies with good amateur practice when choosing a frequency on which to initiate a call? - ✔✔Follow the voluntary band plan for the operating mode you intend to use G2B08 What is the voluntary band plan restriction for U.S. stations transmitting within the 48 contiguous states in the 50.125 MHz band segment? - ✔✔Only contacts with stations not within the 48 contiguous states G2B09 Who may be the control operator of an amateur station transmitting in RACES to assist relief operations during a disaster? - ✔✔Only a person holding an FCC-issued amateur operator license G2B10 When is an amateur station allowed to use any means at its disposal to assist another station in distress? - ✔✔At any time during an actual emergency G2B11 What frequency should be used to send a distress call? A. Whatever frequency has the best chance of - ✔✔Whichever frequency has the best chance of communicating the distress message G2C01 Which of the following describes full break-in telegraphy (QSK)? - ✔✔Transmitting stations can receive between code characters and elements G2C02 What should you do if a CW station sends "QRS"? - ✔✔Send slower G2C03 What does it mean when a CW operator sends "KN" at the end of a transmission? - ✔✔Listening only for a specific station or stations G2C04 What does the Q signal "QRL? " mean? - ✔✔"Are you busy?" or "Is this frequency in use?" G2C05 What is the best speed to use answering a CQ in Morse Code? - ✔✔The fastest speed at which you are comfortable copying, but no faster than the CQ G2C06 What does the term "zero beat" mean in CW operation? - ✔✔Matching the transmit frequency to the frequency of a received signal G2C07 When sending CW, what does a "C" mean when added to the RST report? - ✔✔Chirpy or unstable signal G2C08 What prosign is sent to indicate the end of a formal message when using CW? - ✔✔AR G2C09 What does the Q signal "QSL" mean? - ✔✔I acknowledge receipt G2C10 What does the Q signal "QRN" mean? - ✔✔I am troubled by static G2C11 What does the Q signal "QRV" mean? - ✔✔I am ready to receive messages G2D01 What is the Volunteer Monitoring Program? - ✔✔Amateur volunteers who are formally enlisted to monitor the airwaves for rules violations G2D02 Which of the following are objectives of the Volunteer Monitoring Program? - ✔✔To encourage amateur radio operators to self-regulate and comply with the rules G2D03 What skills learned during hidden transmitter hunts are of help to the Volunteer Monitoring Program? - ✔✔Direction finding used to locate stations violating FCC rules G2D04 Which of the following describes an azimuthal projection map? - ✔✔A map that shows true bearings and distances from a particular location G2D05 Which of the following is a good way to indicate on a clear frequency in the HF phone bands that you are looking for a contact with any station? - ✔✔Repeat "CQ" a few times, followed by "this is," then your call sign a few times, then pause to listen, repeat as necessary G2D06 How is a directional antenna pointed when making a "long-path" contact with another station? - ✔✔180 degrees from the station's short-path heading G2D07 Which of the following are examples of the NATO Phonetic Alphabet? - ✔✔Alpha, Bravo, Charlie,Delta G2D08 What is a reason why many amateurs keep a station long? - ✔✔To help with a reply if the FCC requests information G2D09 Which of the following is required when participating in a contest on HF frequencies? - ✔✔Identify your station per normal FCC regulations G2D10 What is QRP operation? - ✔✔Low-power transmit operation G2D11 Which of the following is typical of the lower HF frequencies during the summer? - ✔✔High levels of atmospheric noise or "static" G2E01 Which mode is normally used when sending RTTY signals via AFSK within an SSB transmitter? - ✔✔LSB G2E02 How can a PACTOR modem or controller be used to determine if the channel is in use by another PACTOR stations? - ✔✔Put the modern or controller in a mode which allows monitoring communications without a connection G2E03 What symptoms may result from other signals interfering with a PACTOR or WINMOR transmission? - ✔✔All these choices are correct G2E04 What segment of the 20-meter band is most often used for digital transmissions (avoiding the DX propagation beacons)? - ✔✔14.070-14.112 MHz G2E05 What is the standard sideband used to generate a JT65, JT9, or FT8 digital signal when using AFSK in any amateur band? - ✔✔USB G2E06 What is the most common frequency shift for RTTY emissions in the amateur HF bands? - ✔✔170 Hz G2E07 What segment of the 80-meter band is most commonly used for digital transmissions? - ✔✔3570-3600 kHz G2E08 In what segment of the 20-meter band are most PSK31 operations commonly found? - ✔✔Below the RTTY segment, near 14.070 MHz G2E09 How do you join a contact between two stations using the PACTOR protocol? - ✔✔Joining an existing contact is not possible, PACTOR connections are limited to two stations G2E10 Which of the following is a way to establish contact with a digital messaging system gateway station? - ✔✔Transmit a connect message on the station's published frequency G2E11 Which of the following is characteristic of the FT8 mode of the WSJT-X family? - ✔✔Typical exchanges are limited to call signs, grid locators, and signal reports G2E12 Which of the following connectors would be a good choice for a serial data port? - ✔✔DE-9 G2E13 Which communication system sometimes uses internet to transfer messages? - ✔✔Winlink G2E14 What could be wrong if you cannot decode an RTTY or other FSK signal even though it is apparently tuned in properly? - ✔✔All these choices are correct G2E15 Which of the following is a requirement when using the FT8 digital mode? - ✔✔Computer time accurate within approximately 1 second G3A01 What is the significance of the sunspot number with regard to HF propagation? - ✔✔Higher sunspot numbers generally indicate a greater probability of good propagation at higher frequencies G3A02 What effect does a Sudden Ionospheric Disturbance have on the daytime ionospheric propagation of HF radio waves? - ✔✔It disrupts signals on lower frequencies more than those on higher frequencies G3A03 Approximately how long does it take the increased ultraviolet and X-ray radiation from solar flares to affect radio-wave propagation on the Earth? - ✔✔8 minutes G3A04 Which of the following are least reliable for long distance communications during periods of low solar activity? - ✔✔15 meters, 12 meters, and 10 meters G3A05 What is the solar-flux index? - ✔✔A measure of solar radiation at 10.7 centimeters wavelength G3A06 What is a geomagnetic storm? - ✔✔A temporary disturbance in the Earth's magnetosphere G3A07 At what point in the solar cycle does the 20 meter band usually support worldwide propagation during daylight hours? - ✔✔At any point in the solar cycle G3A08 Which of the following effects can a geomagnetic storm have on radio-wave propagation? - ✔✔Degraded high-latitude HF propagation G3A09 What benefit can high geomagnetic activity have on radio communications? - ✔✔Auroras that can reflect VHF signals G3A10 What causes HF propagation conditions to vary periodically in a 28-day cycle? - ✔✔The sun's rotation on its axis G3A11 How long does it take charged particles from coronal mass ejections to affect radio propagation on Earth? - ✔✔20 to 40 hours G3A12 What does the K-index indicate? - ✔✔The short term stability of the Earth's magnetic field G3A13 What does the A-index indicate? - ✔✔The long term stability of the Earth's geomagnetic field G3A14 How are radio communications usually affected by the charged particles that reach the Earth from solar coronal holes? - ✔✔HF communications are disturbed G3B01 What is a characteristic of skywave signals arriving at your location by short-path and long-path propagation? - ✔✔A slightly delayed echo mig [Show More]

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