Extra Class License Exam Questions

Subelement E1

Commission's Rules

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Group E1A Safety in the ham shack; electrical shock and treatment, safety grounding, fusing, interlocks, wiring, antenna and tower safety
E1A01 [97.301, 97.305] When using a transceiver that displays the carrier frequency of phone signals, which of the following displayed frequencies represents the highest frequency at which a properly adjusted USB emission will be totally within the band?
E1A02 [97.301, 97.305] When using a transceiver that displays the carrier frequency of phone signals, which of the following displayed frequencies represents the lowest frequency at which a properly adjusted LSB emission will be totally within the band?
E1A03 [97.301, 97.305] With your transceiver displaying the carrier frequency of phone signals, you hear a station calling CQ on 14.349 MHz USB. Is it legal to return the call using upper sideband on the same frequency?
E1A04 [97.301, 97.305] With your transceiver displaying the carrier frequency of phone signals, you hear a DX station calling CQ on 3.601 MHz LSB. Is it legal to return the call using lower sideband on the same frequency?
E1A05 [97.313] What is the maximum power output permitted on the 60 meter band?
E1A06 [97.15] Where must the carrier frequency of a CW signal be set to comply with FCC rules for 60 meter operation?
E1A07 [97.303] Which amateur band requires transmission on specific channels rather than on a range of frequencies?
E1A08 [97.219] If a station in a message forwarding system inadvertently forwards a message that is in violation of FCC rules, who is primarily accountable for the rules violation?
E1A09 [97.219] What is the first action you should take if your digital message forwarding station inadvertently forwards a communication that violates FCC rules?
E1A10 [97.11] If an amateur station is installed aboard a ship or aircraft, what condition must be met before the station is operated?
E1A11 [97.5] Which of the following describes authorization or licensing required when operating an amateur station aboard a U.S.-registered vessel in international waters?
E1A12 [97.301, 97.305] With your transceiver displaying the carrier frequency of CW signals, you hear a DX station's CQ on 3.500 MHz. Is it legal to return the call using CW on the same frequency?
E1A13 [97.5] Who must be in physical control of the station apparatus of an amateur station aboard any vessel or craft that is documented or registered in the United States?
E1A14 [97.303] What is the maximum bandwidth for a data emission on 60 meters?
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Group E1B Station restrictions and special operations: restrictions on station location; general operating restrictions, spurious emissions, control operator reimbursement; antenna structure restrictions; RACES operations; national quiet zone
E1B01 [97.3] Which of the following constitutes a spurious emission?
E1B02 [97.13] Which of the following factors might cause the physical location of an amateur station apparatus or antenna structure to be restricted?
E1B03 [97.13] Within what distance must an amateur station protect an FCC monitoring facility from harmful interference?
E1B04 [97.13, 1.1305-1.1319] What must be done before placing an amateur station within an officially designated wilderness area or wildlife preserve, or an area listed in the National Register of Historical Places?
E1B05 [97.3] What is the National Radio Quiet Zone?
E1B06 [97.15] Which of the following additional rules apply if you are installing an amateur station antenna at a site at or near a public use airport?
E1B07 [97.307] What is the highest modulation index permitted at the highest modulation frequency for angle modulation below 29.0 MHz?
E1B08 [97.121] What limitations may the FCC place on an amateur station if its signal causes interference to domestic broadcast reception, assuming that the receivers involved are of good engineering design?
E1B09 [97.407] Which amateur stations may be operated under RACES rules?
E1B10 [97.407] What frequencies are authorized to an amateur station operating under RACES rules?
E1B11 [97.307] What is the permitted mean power of any spurious emission relative to the mean power of the fundamental emission from a station transmitter or external RF amplifier installed after January 1, 2003 and transmitting on a frequency below 30 MHZ?
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Group E1C Definitions and restrictions pertaining to local, automatic and remote control operation; control operator responsibilities for remote and automatically controlled stations; IARP and CEPT licenses; third party communications over automatically controlled stations
E1C01 [97.3] What is a remotely controlled station?
E1C02 [97.3, 97.109] What is meant by automatic control of a station?
E1C03 [97.3, 97.109] How do the control operator responsibilities of a station under automatic control differ from one under local control?
E1C04 What is meant by IARP?
E1C05 [97.221(c)(1),[97.115(c)] When may an automatically controlled station originate third party communications?
E1C06 [97.109] Which of the following statements concerning remotely controlled amateur stations is true?
E1C07 [97.3] What is meant by local control?
E1C08 [97.213] What is the maximum permissible duration of a remotely controlled station’s transmissions if its control link malfunctions?
E1C09 [97.205] Which of these ranges of frequencies is available for an automatically controlled repeater operating below 30 MHz?
E1C10 [97.113] What types of amateur stations may automatically retransmit the radio signals of other amateur stations?
E1C11 [97.5] Which of the following operating arrangements allows an FCC-licensed U.S. citizen to operate in many European countries, and alien amateurs from many European countries to operate in the U.S.?
E1C12 [97.117] What types of communications may be transmitted to amateur stations in foreign countries?
E1C13 Which of the following is required in order to operate in accordance with CEPT rules in foreign countries where permitted?
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Group E1D Amateur satellites: definitions and purpose; license requirements for space stations; available frequencies and bands; telecommand and telemetry operations; restrictions, and special provisions; notification requirements
E1D01 [97.3] What is the definition of the term telemetry?
E1D02 [97.3] What is the amateur satellite service?
E1D03 [97.3] What is a telecommand station in the amateur satellite service?
E1D04 [97.3] What is an Earth station in the amateur satellite service?
E1D05 [97.207] What class of licensee is authorized to be the control operator of a space station?
E1D06 [97.207] Which of the following is a requirement of a space station?
E1D07 [97.207] Which amateur service HF bands have frequencies authorized for space stations?
E1D08 [97.207] Which VHF amateur service bands have frequencies available for space stations?
E1D09 [97.207] Which UHF amateur service bands have frequencies available for a space station?
E1D10 [97.211] Which amateur stations are eligible to be telecommand stations?
E1D11 [97.209] Which amateur stations are eligible to operate as Earth stations?
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Group E1E Volunteer examiner program: definitions; qualifications; preparation and administration of exams; accreditation; question pools; documentation requirements
E1E01 [97.509] What is the minimum number of qualified VEs required to administer an Element 4 amateur operator license examination?
E1E02 [97.523] Where are the questions for all written U.S. amateur license examinations listed?
E1E03 [97.521] What is a Volunteer Examiner Coordinator?
E1E04 [97.509, 97.525] Which of the following best describes the Volunteer Examiner accreditation process?
E1E05 [97.503] What is the minimum passing score on amateur operator license examinations?
E1E06 [97.509] Who is responsible for the proper conduct and necessary supervision during an amateur operator license examination session?
E1E07 [97.509] What should a VE do if a candidate fails to comply with the examiner’s instructions during an amateur operator license examination?
E1E08 [97.509] To which of the following examinees may a VE not administer an examination?
E1E09 [97.509] What may be the penalty for a VE who fraudulently administers or certifies an examination?
E1E10 [97.509] What must the administering VEs do after the administration of a successful examination for an amateur operator license?
E1E11 [97.509] What must the VE team do if an examinee scores a passing grade on all examination elements needed for an upgrade or new license?
E1E12 [97.509] What must the VE team do with the application form if the examinee does not pass the exam?
E1E13 [97.509] Which of these choices is an acceptable method for monitoring the applicants if a VEC opts to conduct an exam session remotely?
E1E14 [97.527] For which types of out-of-pocket expenses do the Part 97 rules state that VEs and VECs may be reimbursed?
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Group E1F Miscellaneous rules: external RF power amplifiers; business communications; compensated communications; spread spectrum; auxiliary stations; reciprocal operating privileges; special temporary authority
E1F01 [97.305] On what frequencies are spread spectrum transmissions permitted?
E1F02 [97.107] What privileges are authorized in the U.S. to persons holding an amateur service license granted by the Government of Canada?
E1F03 [97.315] Under what circumstances may a dealer sell an external RF power amplifier capable of operation below 144 MHz if it has not been granted FCC certification?
E1F04 [97.3] Which of the following geographic descriptions approximately describes "Line A"?
E1F05 [97.303] Amateur stations may not transmit in which of the following frequency segments if they are located in the contiguous 48 states and north of Line A?
E1F06 [1.931] Under what circumstances might the FCC issue a Special Temporary Authority (STA) to an amateur station?
E1F07 [97.113] When may an amateur station send a message to a business?
E1F08 [97.113] Which of the following types of amateur station communications are prohibited?
E1F09 [97.311] Which of the following conditions apply when transmitting spread spectrum emission?
E1F10 [97.313] What is the maximum permitted transmitter peak envelope power for an amateur station transmitting spread spectrum communications?
E1F11 [97.317] Which of the following best describes one of the standards that must be met by an external RF power amplifier if it is to qualify for a grant of FCC certification?
E1F12 [97.201] Who may be the control operator of an auxiliary station?
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