Regulations trial exam

  1. What are the preferred phonetics for the word "batch"?
    1. Baker Able Tango Charlie Hotel
    2. Bravo Able Texas Charlie Hotel
    3. Baker Alfa Tango Charlie Hotel
    4. Bravo Alfa Tango Charlie Hotel
  2. All radio amateurs in Australia no matter what their licence grade can operate on which of the following frequencies?
    1. 14.200MHz
    2. 146.700MHz
    3. 10.130MHz
    4. 52.360MHz
  3. The Morse code signal SOS means an operator
    1. Has an urgent message about a business matter
    2. Is about to send a message about a shipping hazard
    3. Is reporting grave and imminent danger to life
    4. Wants to know the latest weather information
  4. The licensee of an Advanced station would be issued which callsign? *
    1. VK3ABC
    2. VK3FGHI
    3. VK3VKL
    4. VK3QDA
  5. When a radio amateur is involved in a case of TVI or BCI it may be useful to approach the ACMA for assistance when
    1. immediately a neighbour complains about interference
    2. the cause of the problem is known
    3. the complainant will not accept attempts to cure the problem
    4. operating during television viewing hours is wanted
  6. To carry out a test transmission you should
    1. transmit without listening for at least 10 seconds
    2. adjust the transmitter for maximum power
    3. transmit and receive on different frequencies to protect the receiver
    4. identify the station and indicate that it is a test transmission
  7. The occupied bandwidth of an amateur transmission
    1. may extend beyond the band limits, provided the carrier is within the amateur band
    2. must be kept at least 3kHz away from the band limits
    3. must be kept at least 1kHz away from the band edge
    4. must be wholly contained within the amateur band frequency limits
  8. The "Q" signal for "Can you acknowledge receipt of message?" is
    1. QSY
    2. QTH
    3. QRZ
    4. QSL
  9. Without obtaining special permission, the maximum permitted power for an Australian amateur licensee using any mode is
    1. 120 watts Mean
    2. 400 watts PEP
    3. 500 watts PEP
    4. 1 kilowatt Mean
  10. On which of the following bands are amateur transmissions not permitted
    1. 1.800MHz - 1.875MHz
    2. 3.794MHz - 3.800MHz
    3. 18.068MHz - 18.168MHz
    4. 26.960MHz - 27.500MHz
  11. In areas where no restrictions apply to the use of the 50.00 - 52.0 MHz band, the maximum PEP power (pX) permitted is
    1. 400 watts
    2. 25 watts
    3. 120 watts
    4. 30 watts
  12. A qualified Standard licensee is the only licensee available to operate a Club station. What bands and power may be used?
    1. power and bands are allow for Standard stations
    2. station can't be put on air because a Standard licensee is not allowed to operate a Club station
    3. power bands as allowed for Advanced stations
    4. power as permitted for a Standard, but bands as authorised for an Advanced station
  13. An amateur station licence should be
    1. kept in a safety deposit box at a bank
    2. carried by the licensee at all times
    3. displayed near the station equipment
    4. presented for inspection each time is it renewed
  14. An amateur television picture is required to identify by
    1. having the callsign shown in a corner of the picture
    2. showing the callsign at least once every 10 minutes and at the end and beginning of a series of transmissions
    3. having the callsign show in the frame blanking pulse in digital form
    4. showing a picture of the amateur station and its operator
  15. Which types of amateur stations may use the 7.000 to 7.300MHz band?
    1. Advanced only
    2. Standard and Advanced only
    3. All three amateur licences
    4. Foundation only
  16. The spoken word "MAYDAY" in radiotelephony is
    1. the safety signal
    2. the urgency signal
    3. an identifier for urgent telegrams
    4. the distress signal
  17. Which "Q" signal is a request to send faster?
    1. QSO
    2. QRV
    3. QRQ
    4. QSP
  18. An amateur station in telephony says: CQ CQ CQ this is VK3ABC portable VK5. This indicates
    1. that a South Australian station is being called
    2. that VK3ABC is calling any station and would normally send his callsign three times
    3. that VK3ABC is calling any station and is portable in South Australia
    4. that VK3ABC is calling any station and will listen for 5 minutes before calling again
  19. A "third party message" is
    1. news which results in financial gain for the operator
    2. a message received or sent on behalf of a non-amateur
    3. an authorised WIA news broadcast
    4. a general broadcast about unusual propagation conditions
  20. An amateur station situated in the Australian Antarctic Territory would be allocated with which callsign prefix?
    1. VK9
    2. VK8
    3. VK0
    4. VK1
  21. The operator of an Advanced station wishes to transmit a wideband emission. This is permitted on *
    1. 144MHz - 148MHz
    2. Below 28MHz
    3. Above 420MHz
    4. On any amateur frequency
  22. The callsign VK3LID belongs to what class of licence? *
    1. Standard
    2. Foundation
    3. Advanced
    4. Intermediate
  23. Under what circumstances can an Amateur Operator transmit outside amateur bands?
    1. No circumstances
    2. To assist with a distress situation
    3. If asked by a radio inspector visiting an amateur station
    4. To make brief tests
  24. On which band must Amateur Operators be prepared to accept interference from Industrial, Scientific or Medical equipment?
    1. 146.0MHz - 148.0MHz
    2. 420.0MHz - 450.0MHz
    3. 1240.0MHz - 1300.0MHz
    4. 2300.0MHz - 2450.0MHz
  25. The "Q" signal for "your signals are fading" is
    1. QSY
    2. QSB
    3. QRU
    4. QRT
  26. You develop a secret code and want to use this on an amateur band
    1. You must let either a radio club or the WIA know
    2. You should identify yourself every 30 minutes in the English language
    3. You can only use secret code in accordance with the band plans
    4. Not possible because secret coded messages are not permitted
  27. The callsign suffix series RAA to RZZ is used for what class of Amateur Stations?
    1. Repeater Stations
    2. Unrestricted Operators
    3. Visiting overseas Amateur Operators
    4. Repeater and Beacon Stations
  28. For a transmission on bands below 28 MHz the emission bandwidth must not exceed
    1. 16.0KHz
    2. 6.0KHz
    3. 5.0KHz
    4. 8.0KHz
  29. Data mode transmission is permitted to be used by *
    1. Only Advanced amateur stations
    2. All amateur stations provided FM is used above 50 MHz
    3. Advanced and Standard stations
    4. Foundation licensees on the 2m and 70cm bands
  30. Before transmitting, receiver gain should be maximum on the frequency proposed to be used. This is to
    1. Monitor the licensee's own transmission
    2. So that any reply can be heard easily
    3. Ensure no interference with other users of the frequency
    4. Allow equipment full warm-up time

* indicates changes made to LCD and are in force, the examination system has not caught up as yet