Regulations trial exam

  1. What is the Urgency Signal in radiotelephony?
    3. QRZ QRZ QRZ
    4. SOS SOS SOS
  2. The phonetic alphabet is used
    1. to clarify letters when conditions are poor
    2. only when call signs are being clarified
    3. to speed up transmission of a message
    4. only in the amateur service
  3. A station wishing to operate using separate transmit and receive frequencies other than through a repeater should
    1. obtain special permission from the ACMA
    2. monitor both frequencies before transmitting
    3. operate on reduced power at all times
    4. identify the station at the appropriate times on both frequencies
  4. The licensee of a Standard station makes an FM transmission on a carrier frequency of 29.200 MHz. This transmission is
    1. legal, because a Standard station is permitted to operate between 29.0 and 29.7 MHz
    2. legal provided the bandwidth does not exceed 16KHz
    3. illegal because 29.0 MHz is not a recognised FM band
    4. illegal because the transmission will extend below 29.0 MHz
  5. If all reasonably practical measures have been unsuccessful in rectifying TVI from an amateur station to a neighbour's television reception, the amateur should
    1. surrender his licence to the ACMA until the problem is solved
    2. contact the ACMA for further advice on the approach to be taken to resolve the problem
    3. ignore the interference and continue operating
    4. notify the ACMA immediately and request permission to use increased power
  6. On which of the following amateur bands is the holder of an amateur licence for a Standard station NOT permitted to transmit?
    1. 420.000MHz - 450.000MHz
    2. 144.000MHz - 148.000MHz
    3. 52.000MHz - 54.000MHz
    4. 10.100MHz - 10.150MHz
  7. Which call sign could be issued to a licensee of a Standard station? *
    1. VK3ABC
    2. VK4VAB
    3. VK3UAG
    4. VK5QED
  8. To avoid interference it may be desirable to change frequency. The appropriate "Q" signal is
    1. QRT
    2. QSY
    3. QRH
    4. QUM
  9. The maximum permitted power for an Advanced station using SSB is
    1. 10 watts pY
    2. 30 watts pX
    3. 100 watts pY
    4. 400 watts pX
  10. A technical parameter for amateur television transmissions may be 6M25 which means
    1. Six Megapixels per 25 lines of screen
    2. 6.25 MegaHertz bandwidth
    3. Six black (monotone) pixels for every 25 of red, blue or yellow (primary colours)
    4. Six degrees of separation between the video and audio signals
  11. A log book must be kept
    1. for use at the licensed address, but it is not necessary for mobile operation
    2. to be shown to a police sergeant on request
    3. to record any distress messages
    4. by club stations
  12. A major distinction between the privileges for licensees of Standard stations and licensees of Foundation stations is that *
    1. Standard operators may use computer generated data modes but Foundation operators may not
    2. Foundation licensees do not have access to HF but Standard licensees do
    3. Standard operators can use CW but Foundation operator cannot
    4. Only Standard operators may use FM on the 29 MHz band
  13. A Reciprocal Licensing agreement between Australia and another country makes provision for a licensed amateur from that country, while visiting Australia, to *
    1. operate on all amateur bands without restriction
    2. pass Third Party traffic back to the home country
    3. operate on the Australian amateur bands for a maximum period of six months without an Australian licence
    4. be granted an Australian amateur licence equivalent to that held in the other country
  14. An amateur radio station is heard sending the following in telegraphy "CT CQ CQ CQ DE VK5BAG/3 K". This indicates
    1. that a Victorian station is being called
    2. that VK5BAG is calling any station and would normally send his call sign three times
    3. that VK5BAG is calling any station and is portable or mobile in Victoria
    4. that VK5BAG is calling any station and will listen for 3 minutes before calling again
  15. Which of the following bands may be used by all amateurs whatever their grade of station licence?
    1. 1800MHz - 1875MHz
    2. 50MHz - 52MHz
    3. 144MHz - 148MHz
    4. 14.000MHz - 14.350MHz
  16. Under what circumstances may an amateur operator transmit out of band?
    1. No circumstances
    2. To assist with a distress situation
    3. If requested by the manager of a communications network
    4. If requested by a senior Air Traffic Controller
  17. The "Q" signal "QSB" means
    1. I am troubled by static
    2. Send more slowly
    3. Your signals are fading
    4. I am listening to ----
  18. A call sign issued for a special event of importance to a particular Australian state could have the prefix
    1. AU
    2. AX
    3. VI
    4. VE
  19. The signal "QSO VK0CZZ" means
    1. I can communicate with VK0CZZ
    2. I am monitoring signals from VK0CZZ on this frequency
    3. I have a message for VK0CZZ
    4. I will relay your message to VK0CZZ
  20. A station using the call sign VK1NSR/4 is indicating that
    1. it is an ACT station temporarily operating in Queensland
    2. the operator's licence has now been held for four years
    3. a Queensland station is operating mobile temporarily in the ACT
    4. VK1NSR also holds three other call signs
  21. The three symbols indicating the basic characteristics of an SSB telephony emission are
    1. J3E
    2. A3E
    3. F3E
    4. J3A
  22. To which countries is third party traffic permitted?
    1. All countries, if you have official written permission
    2. All countries which have a third party agreement with Australia
    3. Only the USA and the UK
    4. All countries, if you hold a licence for an Unrestricted station
  23. For the purposes of tests and adjustments, for how long may an emission without intelligible modulation be transmitted?
    1. For a brief period
    2. As short as possible, but less than 5 minutes
    3. For 15 minutes maximum
    4. Not at all, every transmission must be identified
  24. The operator of an Advanced station is permitted to transmit wideband emission *
    1. above 420MHz
    2. below 28MHz
    3. between 144MHz and 420MHz
    4. on any amateur frequency
  25. The Q code signal "QRP" means
    1. repeat the last message
    2. decrease power
    3. decrease modulation level
    4. repeat your call sign
  26. An amateur licensed to operate a Advanced station would be issued a call sign from the sequence VK* *
    1. NLA - NLZ
    2. LAA - LZZ
    3. OAA - AZZ
    4. ZAA - ZZZ
  27. Prior to transmitting or testing, an amateur licensee should monitor the frequency in order to
    1. monitor the transmission when it commences
    2. ensure that a reply to the call will not be missed
    3. ensure that the transmission will not interfere with other users
    4. check the propagation characteristics of the selected frequency
  28. In which of the following frequency bands are there frequency restrictions because of proximity of television transmitters?
    1. 3.5MHz - 3.7MHz
    2. 28.0MHz - 29.7MHz
    3. 50.0MHz - 54.0MHz
    4. 420.0MHz - 450.0MHz
  29. An Advanced station is permitted to transmit a wideband emission *
    1. between 144MHz and 420MHz
    2. below 28MHz
    3. on any amateur frequencys
    4. above 420MHz
  30. The call sign suffix group IYA - IYZ is reserved for issue to
    1. visiting amateurs
    2. commemorate United Nations' declared years
    3. specified Youth Groups and schools
    4. stations participating in International contests

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