Exam Primer

Overview
1. Regulations and Policies
  • Authority and Regulations
  • Licence
  • License Penalties
  • Certificate
  • Operation, Repair
  • Content Restrictions
  • Operating Restrictions
  • Interference
  • Emergencies
  • Non-remuneration, Privacy
  • Call Signs
  • Other Countries
  • Frequency Bands
  • Power Allowed
  • unmodulated carriers, retransmission
  • amplitude modulation, frequency stability, me
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Exams
  • Antenna Structures
  • RF Field Strength
  • Resolving Complaints
  • 2. Operating and Procedures
  • VHF/UHF Repeaters - Voice
  • Phonetic Alphabet
  • Voice Operating Procedures
  • tuning, testing and dummy loads
  • Morse Code (CW) procedures
  • RST signal reporting, S meter
  • Q Signals
  • Emergency Operating Procedures
  • Record Keeping, Antenna Orientation and Maps
  • 3. Station Assembly, Practice and Safety
  • Layout of HF Stations
  • Layout of FM Transmitters
  • Layout of FM Receivers
  • Layout of CW Transmitters
  • Layout of SSB/CW receivers
  • Layout of SSB Transmitters
  • Layout of Digital Systems
  • Layout of Regulated Power Supplies
  • Layout of Yagi-Uda Antennas
  • Receiver Fundamentals
  • Transmitter, carrier, keying, AM
  • Carrier Suppression, SSB
  • Frequency and Phase Modulation
  • Station Accessories
  • Digital Modes
  • Batteries
  • Power Supplies
  • Electrical Safety
  • Antenna and Tower Safety
  • RF Exposure Safety
  • 4. Circuit Components
  • Amplifier Fundamentals
  • Diodes
  • Bipolar Transistors
  • Field-effect Transistors
  • Tiode Vacuum Tubes
  • Resister Color Codes
  • 5. Basic Electronics and Theory
  • Metric Prefixes
  • Basic Concepts
  • Circuits
  • Ohm's law
  • Series and Parallel Resistors
  • Power law, Resister Power Disipation
  • AC and frequency
  • Ratios, Logarithms and Decibels
  • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Reactance and Impedance
  • Magnetica and Transformers
  • Resonance and Tuned Circuits
  • Meters and Measurements
  • 6. Feedlines and Antenna Systems
  • Impedance and Feedlines
  • Balanced and Unbalanced feedlines
  • Feedlines and Connectors
  • Line Losses
  • Standing Wave Ratio
  • Impedance Matching
  • Isotropic Sources, Polarization
  • Wavelength vs Physical Length
  • Antenna Radiation Patterns
  • Vertical Antennas
  • Yagi Antennas
  • Wire Antennas
  • Quad/loop Antennas
  • 7. Radio Wave Propagation
  • Propogation Types
  • Ionospheric Regions
  • Hops and Skips
  • Ionosphere Issues
  • Solar Activity
  • MF and HF and Skywaves
  • VHF and UHF, Sporadic-E, Aurira, Ducting
  • Scatter - HF, VHF, UHF
  • 8. Interference and Suppression
  • Front-end overload
  • Audio Rectification, Bypass Capacitors, Ferri
  • Intermodulation, Spurious, Key-clicks
  • Harmonics, Splatter, Transmitter Adjustments
  • Filters
  • 2.2 Phonetic Alphabet

  • A - Alpha
  • B - Bravo
  • D - Delta
  • E - Echo
  • G - Golf
  • I - India
  • L - Lima
  • P - Papa
  • R - Romeo
  • Practice


    B-002-02-01
    To make your call sign better understood when using voice transmissions, what should you do?
    Use any words which start with the same letters as your call sign for each letter of your call
    Talk louder
    Turn up your microphone gain
    Use Standard International Phonetics for each letter of your call sign

    B-002-02-02
    What can you use as an aid for correct station identification when using phone?
    Q signals
    The Standard International Phonetic Alphabet
    Unique words of your choice
    A speech compressor

    B-002-02-03
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter A?
    Alpha
    Able
    Adam
    America

    B-002-02-04
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter B?
    Brazil
    Bravo
    Borneo
    Baker

    B-002-02-05
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter D?
    Dog
    Denmark
    David
    Delta

    B-002-02-06
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter E?
    Easy
    Edward
    England
    Echo

    B-002-02-07
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter G?
    Golf
    George
    Germany
    Gibraltar

    B-002-02-08
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter I?
    Iran
    Italy
    India
    Item

    B-002-02-09
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter L?
    Love
    London
    Luxembourg
    Lima

    B-002-02-10
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter P?
    Portugal
    Papa
    Paris
    Peter

    B-002-02-11
    What is the Standard International Phonetic for the letter R?
    Romeo
    Roger
    Radio
    Romania