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EFSL

Emergency full service level

2

Where are the ASR-11 control panels located

radar site HOP TWR IFR room above ASR-2A

3

What is STARS linked with and why

NAS for automated handoff and flight tracking

4

Local IFR code assignment

0270-0277

5

How many interfaces are available on the ASR-11 control panel

2 SCDI interfaces

6

Is ring around a problem

No

7

A/c that enter an adjacent ATTS facility's delegated a/s must be assigned what code

beacon code assigned by the ARTCC computer

8

The secondary radar is designed to provide what distance of coverage

120 NM

9

When do you recheck operating equipment for alignment accuracy and display credibility

periodically throughout the watch

10

List the RADAR equipment

ASR-11 (HOP) LRR - QOJ ATCBS AN/FPN-67 STARS

11

What causes reflections

HOP tower and flight simulator buildings

12

Are controller alignments required

No

13

military code

4000

14

Who ensures each radar controller completes the necessary radar alignments and adjustments and when

SL beginning of each facility workday or as soon as practicable thereafter

15

What do you not use an electronic cursor for

as a substitute for a video map or map overlay

16

What are the 2 PEs for HOP

HOP335007 HOP156008

17

A/C for equip checks should be similar to the size of what

king air

18

What is interfaced to provide a data block on the radar indicator and how is it correlated

DMS MSSR is interfaced with ASR-11 and STARS with the primary target

19

When radar mapping is not available, limit radar services to

1 - separating identified a/c targets 2 - Vectoring a/c to intercept a PAR final approach course 3 - Providing radar service in areas that ensure no confliction w/ traffic on airways, other ATC areas of jurisdiction, restricted or prohibited areas, terrain, etc

20

will display for hijack

7500 flashing block w/aural alarm forced through altitude filter

21

CPME

calibration performance monitor equipment

22

enables the interrogator to decode up to _______ codes in ____________

Decoder 4096 Mode

23

LRR

long range radar

24

What else is included on the ASR-11

includes a beacon target detector

25

Is there a problem with resolution between targets and why

No since data received by the antenna is sent from a transponder

26

When and how do you report radar malfunctions

immediately for corrective action dispatch of a NOTAM.

27

What does the top half of the AN/FPN-67 show

bottom half gives a view of the final approach course and displays an azimuth target

28

All radar systems are used to do what

separate sequence provide radar services to provide final approach course guidance to certain a/c

29

used to verify proper alignment and functionality of the PSR and SSR

Primary Echoes

30

How many control panels are provided with the ASR-11

3 control panels

31

You may use beacon targets using one of the following means

1 - correlate beacon and primary targets of the same a/c to assure that they coincide 2 - beacon and primary targets of the same a/c do not coincide, correlate them to assure that any beacon displacement agrees with the specified distance and direction for that particular radar system 3 - Refer to beacon range monitoring equipment wher so installed

32

Describe simulators available at HOP

2 designated workstations 3 pilot computer monitors

33

ARAC is assigned what codes

0240-0277

34

what represents detected radar and beacon targets

MTD

35

How is radar performance quality determined

comparing identified targets against data obtained during the commissioning flight inspection

36

What does the top half of the AN/FPN-67 show

side view of descent profile and displays an elevation target

37

North sector code assignment

0240-0255

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ASR-11 radar will provide acceptable target resolution for all __________________

MVA altitudes w/in 60 NM

39

What is the LLR interfaced with and why

QOJ LLR is interfaced w/ STARS for use by HOP ARAC during periods of ASR-11 outages

40

ASR-11

Airport Surveillance radar

41

When is TWR and ARAC combined

on sat and sun midnight shifts certain holidays when deemed necessary by ATC chief

42

Who do you report errors of the beacon control slash placement to

ATC maint

43

When do you change a beacon code

Unless otherwise specified in a directive, do not change a code until a/c is within your area of responsibility

44

Who do you refer all EA activity requests to

the appropriate center supervisor

45

What does a ARTCC computer assigned code provide

advance information on the a/c and will cause auto-acquisition of the a/c prior to handoff

46

How can you keep alpha-numberics from not be discernible

changing the direction of the lead on alpha numerics

47

Where will the alphanumeric position symbol be located

directly over the primary target

48

When is arac split into 2 sectors

1000-1800 (Mon-Fri) or when traffic dictactes and personnel are available SL/CIC will divide the a/s into North and South sectors

49

a software function of the ARTS designed to generate an alert when an associated a/c with Mode-C is at or predicted to be at, an unsafe altitude

MSAW

50

defined as one that is not missed soon more then ___ consecutive scans

usable target 2

51

secto north freqs

118.1 269.525

52

How is the ASR-11 flight check data commissioned

collected using circular polarization on transmitter and 7 of 8 amplifiers distances recorded at first sweep target lost

53

sends signals back to the secondary radar antenna enabling the position and altitude of the a/c to be plotted on the radar scope

transponder

54

When previously suspended activity will no longer interfere

inform the ARTCC or a/c that it may be resumed.

55

How can you correct ring around if it occurs

ask the a/c to squawk "low" if they have the capability

56

conducts continuous self-monitoring of alignment accuracy

FBPAR

57

ASR-11 should provide a useable target for a/c of this size/class within 42

2000 MSL

58

STARS

standard terminal automated replacement system

59

How is the radar video display accuracy verified

using the moving target indicator (MTI) reflectors, fixed location beacon transponders (Parrots), beacon real-time quality control (RTQC) symbols or calibration performance monitor equipment beacon targets (CPME)

60

MTI

moving target indicator

61

what are available to aid the controller in vectoring a/c

numerous maps

62

what eliminates almost all ground and weather clutter, thereby enabling a ______ display

MTD clean

63

How many interrogator channels available and selectable on the ASR-11 control panel

2 SSR channels

64

What actions are taken for additional codes

ARAC SL/CIC shall determine the codes to used by each facility w/in the 0201-0277 code block

65

MTD

moving target detection

66

Make handoffs to other ___________/____________ on the computer assigned code

positions/sectors

67

What does the STARS interface with and what is its purpose

ASR-11 ATCBS and the NAS for complete tracking of a/c w/ the ARAC a/s

68

When do you issue traffic information to a/c under merging target procedures

a/c whose targets appear likely to merge unless the a/ are separated by more than the appropriate vertical minim

69

What do you give first preference of beacon code assignments

discrete beacon codes

70

what else is available for use on the STARS

6 levels of weather when available

71

Who, when and where do you apply merging target procedures

all radar identified established in a holding pattern a/c at 100 feet and above Turbojet a/c regardless of altitude presidential a/c regardless of altitude

72

How are targets displayed

at their slant range

73

The DMS MSSR operates on what

line of sight

74

sends out signals challenging all transponders on Mode __ and Mode __ altitude readouts

Interrogator 3A C

75

What are additional uses of an electronic cursor

used to form the final approach course for surveillance approaches conducted by military operated mobile radar facilities

76

will display as for a lost communication signal

7600 flashing block w/ aural alarm forced through altitude filter

77

What conditions need to be met when RY5 is active for practice PAR

VFR pilot advised "maintain VFR conditions" approach terminated at a point designated by the TWR pilot issued climb out instructions prior to turn on final approach if landing CAAF, pilot is issued traffic pattern entry instructions to ARAC by tower a/c on IFR flight plan, pilot concurrence required that he will maintain VFR conditions during PAR

78

What action is taken when an IFR a/c or VFR a/c w/ an assigned beacon code by the ARTCC computer whose FP will terminate in another facility's area, cancels ATC service or does not activate FP.

ensure appropriate action is taken to remove strip

79

What is the most important ways to ensure a high reliability of equipment

preventive maintenance (PM)

80

designated as a common military/civil mode for atc use

Mode 3/A

81

South sector code assignment

0256-0267

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What does the AN/FPN-67 use and what is its purpose

Azimuth-elevation to display a generated target in two dimensions

83

When an EA activity interferes with the operation use of radar, what actions are taken

request suspension of the activity through ARTCC. If immediate cessation is required, broadcast the request directly to the EA a/c on the emergency frequency

84

Tower is required to be advised of what during practice PAR for RY5

direction of turn for multiple approaches requesting LA/TG to RY23 Approval is required for left turns

85

How are a/c flying tangentially to the radar sweep detected

through appropriate thresholding of the MTD zero velocity Doppler filter output

86

Are controller alignments necessary on the FBPAR

No

87

What are the PE for QOJ

1 mile north of QOJ radar antenna HOP124036

88

MSAW

minimum safe altitude warning and conflict alert

89

Eliminates light to moderate precipitation by circularly polarizing the radiated RF energy

circular polarization

90

Radar services shall only be provided under what criteria

controller has a suitable target and is satisfied that the presentation and equipment performance satisfactory for the service being provided

91

How many parrots are there and where are they located

2 HOP radar - HOP287049 QOJ radar - HOP090079

92

will be displayed as an emergency signal and what occurs

7700 will flash and an aural alarm will be heard signal if forced through altitude filters

93

ASR-11 should provide a useable target for a/c of this size/class within 56

5000 and 10000 MSL

94

ASR-11 should provide a useable target for a/c of this size/class within 53

3000 MSL

95

used to control the display of data at that indicator

keyboard

96

Parrots

fixed location beacon transponders

97

DMS MSSR

Defense Messaging system - Monopulse secondary surveillance radar

98

How many channels are their on the primary surveillance radar (PSR)

2 PSR channels and they are selectable

99

PSR

primary surveillance radar

100

what is the purpose of a beacon target detector

processes beacon video from ATCBS

101

SCDI

Site control and data interface

102

Are there circling minimums established for the PAR

No

103

provides information to workstations in the twr and aRAC where a/c positions are monitored and tracked

STARS computer

104

What may be used to aid in identifying and vectoring an a/c and what is it's benefit

electronic cursor to give finer delineation to a video map

105

Secondary radar may be used as the sole display source as follows

Class A a/s Outside class A a/s or where mix of class A a/s/non-class A airspace exist

106

What actions are authorized if a beacon range accuracy cannot be verified

you may use beacon targets only for traffic information

107

What is interfaced to pass flight plan, off times and make automated handoffs

STARS is interfaced with Memphis Center HOSt

108

Multiple approaches will approved/disapproved based on

traffic and conditions

109

What distance will a/c targets be displayed on all targets within the line of sight of the antenna

120 mile radius

110

sector south freqs

134.35 307.025

111

RTQC

real-time quality control

112

What happens when the system loses sight of both the PE's

a fault alarm will sound

113

What is the boundary between sectors

a line that extends from the west TCP boundary pont to the northwest corner of 3702, then along the north boundary of 3702 and 3701 to the departure end of RY23 then out the extended centerline to a point 10 miles from approach end 23

114

When does a controller determine if the quality of the radar display is satisfactory for TAC purposes

day to day, as soon as practicable after the beginning of each shift

115

Who is responsible to ensure that the ASR-11 control panel is operated in a safe manner

SL/CIC

116

Do not use __________________ only to conduct _____________ unless what?

secondary radar surveillance final approaches unless an emergency exists and the pilot concurs

117

Do alpha numeric overlap causing read out to not discernible

Yes

118

Carrot can be displayed by selecting

Map 9

119

A/C that will remain w/in the terminal facility's delegated a/s must be assigned

a code from a code subset allocated tot the facility

120

ASR-11 should provide a useable target for a/c of this size/class within 25

1000 MSL

121

sector south altitudes

surface to 10000 msl

122

sector north altitudes

surface to 10000 msl

123

What is the purpose of ATCBS

(with STARS) displays a computer generated data block correlated w/ the radar generated target

124

Where is the SSR channel selector located

ASR-11 Radar control panel located above ASR-2A ARAC position in the tower It is used to change from channel A and B

125

Beacon control slashes are displaced in relationship to what?

the ASR-11 main bang. each beacon control slash is correlated w/ the primary radar target

126

When do you provide radar services

only if you are personally satisfied that the radar presentation and equipment performance is adequate for the service being provided

127

AN/FPN-67

Fixed based precision approach radar

128

SSR

Secondary surveillance radar

129

How can PE's be displayed

selecting RTQC on the DCB

130

The ASR-11 uses what to display radar generated targets at the correct _______ and azimuth

primary surveillance radar secondary surveillance radar range azimuth

131

How do you check the alignment of the radar video display

by assuring that the video/digital map or overlay is properly aligned with a permanent target or known range and azimuth on the radar display Where possible, check one permanent target per quadrant

132

Eagle radio code assignment

0201-0237

133

Who do you assign radar beacon code

Mode 3/A transponder-equipped a/c

134

The primary radar is designed to provide what distance of coverage

60 NM

135

Who verifies digitized radar wx information by the best means available if the data is reported as questionable or erroneous

SL/CIC

136

When do you check the operating equipment for alignment accuracy and display credibility

During relief briefing, or as soon as possible after assuming responsibility for a control position