FREE Ham Radio General Questions and Answers


What makes amateur radio operators generally steer clear of 14.100, 18.110, 21.150, 24.930, and 28.200 MHz frequencies?

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A propagation beacon station system uses the frequencies 14.100, 18.110, 21.150, 24.930, and 28.200 MHz, hence an amateur operator should generally avoid transmitting on those bands. [97.101]

Which of the following best practices for net management among amateurs?

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In order to handle the net effectively, it is a good amateur practice to have a backup frequency.

Which RTTY or data emission transmissions are allowed to use the highest symbol rate on the 10-meter band?

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On the 10-meter band, 1200 baud is the highest symbol rate that is permissible for RTTY or data emission broadcasts. [97.305(c) and 97.307(f)(4)]

Which of the following assertions regarding PTT versus VOX functioning is accurate?

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The "hands free" functioning of SSB VOX.

What age must a person be to be eligible to become a certified Volunteer Examiner?

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To be eligible to become an authorized Volunteer Examiner, one must be at least 18 years old. Three Volunteer Examiners are required for each license exam, and each must sign the documentation for the exam to be valid. [97.509(b)(2)]

What is the beacon stations' maximum power?

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The maximum output power for beacon stations is 100 watts PEP. [97.203(c)]

How much of the 10-meter band can be used by repeaters?

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The 10-meter band's upper 29.5 MHz is open for usage by repeaters. [97.205(b)]

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