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Flashcards in Operator Classes and Station Call Signs - T1C Deck (11):

Which type of call sign has a single letter in both the prefix and suffix?

Special event


Which of the following is a valid US amateur radio station call sign?



What types of international communications are permitted by an FCC-licensed amateur station?

Communications incidental to the purposes of the amateur service and remarks of a personal character


When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

When the foreign country authorizes it


What must you do if you are operating on the 23 cm band and learn that you are interfering with a radiolocation station outside the United States?

Stop operating or take steps to eliminate the harmful interference


From which of the following may an FCC-licensed amateur station transmit, in addition to places where the FCC regulates communications?

From any vessel or craft located in international waters and documented or registered in the United States


What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide the correct mailing address?

Revocation of the station license or suspension of the operator license


What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator license grant?

Ten years


What is the grace period following the expiration of an amateur license within which the license may be renewed?

Two years


How soon may you operate a transmitter on an amateur service frequency after you pass the examination required for your first amateur radio license?

As soon as your name and call sign appear in the FCC's ULS database


If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on amateur service frequencies?

No, transmitting is not allowed until the ULS database shows that the license has been renewed