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Assignment 9

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

T2C01 When do the FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?
a.
When operating a RACES station
c.
When operating under special ARES rules
b.
When operating under special FEMA rules
d.
Never, FCC rules always apply
 

 2. 

T2C03 What should be done to insure that voice message traffic containing proper names and unusual words are copied correctly by the receiving station?
a.
The entire message should be repeated at least four times
c.
Such words and terms should be spelled out using a standard phonetic alphabet
b.
Such messages must be limited to no more than 10 words
d.
All of these choices are correct
 

 3. 

T2C04 What do RACES and ARES have in common?
a.
They represent the two largest ham clubs in the United States
c.
Neither may handle emergency traffic supporting public service agencies
b.
Both organizations broadcast road and weather information
d.
Both organizations may provide communications during emergencies
 

 4. 

T2C05 Which of the following describes the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)?
a.
A radio service using amateur frequencies for emergency management or civil defense communications
c.
An emergency service using amateur operators certified by a civil defense organization as being enrolled in that organization
b.
A radio service using amateur stations for emergency management or civil defense communications
d.
All of these choices are correct
 

 5. 

T2C06 Which of the following is an accepted practice to get the immediate attention of a net control station when reporting an emergency?
a.
Repeat the words SOS three times followed by the call sign of the reporting station
c.
Begin your transmission by saying "Priority" or "Emergency" followed by your call sign
b.
Press the push-to-talk button three times
d.
Play a pre-recorded emergency alert tone followed by your call sign
 

 6. 

T2C07 Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into an emergency traffic net?
a.
Provided that the frequency is quiet, announce the station call sign and location every 5 minutes
c.
Remain on frequency without transmitting until asked to do so by the net control station
b.
Move 5 kHz away from the net's frequency and use high power to ask other hams to keep clear of the net frequency
d.
All of the choices are correct
 

 7. 

T2C08 Which of the following is a characteristic of good emergency traffic handling?
a.
Passing messages exactly as received
c.
Communicating messages to the news media for broadcast outside the disaster area
b.
Making decisions as to whether or not messages should be relayed or delivered
d.
All of these choices are correct
 

 8. 

T2C09 Are amateur station control operators ever permitted to operate outside the frequency privileges of their license class?
a.
No
c.
Yes, but only when part of a RACES emergency plan
b.
Yes, but only when part of a FEMA emergency plan
d.
Yes, but only if necessary in situations involving the immediate safety of human life or protection of property
 

 9. 

T2C10 What is the preamble in a formal traffic message?
a.
The first paragraph of the message text
c.
The priority handling indicator for the message
b.
The message number
d.
The information needed to track the message as it passes through the amateur radio traffic handling system
 

 10. 

T2C11 What is meant by the term “check” in reference to a formal traffic message?
a.
The check is a count of the number of words or word equivalents in the text portion of the message
c.
The check is a list of stations that have relayed the message
b.
The check is the value of a money order attached to the message
d.
The check is a box on the message form that tells you the message was received
 

 11. 

T2C12 What is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)?
a.
Licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service
c.
A training program that provides licensing courses for those interested in obtaining an amateur license to use during emergencies
b.
Licensed amateurs who are members of the military and who voluntarily agreed to provide message handling services in the case of an emergency
d.
A training program that certifies amateur operators for membership in the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service
 



 
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