Intro to Ham Radio Quiz

Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

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The FCC, or Federal Communications Commission, is in charge in the US!

For which license classes are new licenses currently available from the FCC?

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Technician, General, and Extra classes are the only three licenses offered by the FCC. PRO TIP: Most folks who sit for the Technician exam and pass ALSO sit for their General Exam…for FREE! 🙂

What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?

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Your Technician license is good for 10 years!

What are the FCC rules regarding the use of a phonetic alphabet for station identification in the Amateur Radio Service?

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Althought the FCC doesn’t require it, the use of the Phoenetic Alphabet is S-ierra T-ango R-omeo O-scar N-ovember G-olf L-ima Y-ankee encouraged!

What is the meaning of the procedural signal “CQ”?

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Calling “CQ” means calling any station. This is a great way to make your first contact once you get your license.

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