## Technician: Definition of Telecommand

What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand? [T1A13] A. An instruction bulletin issued by the FCC B. A one-way radio transmission of measurements at a distance from the…

## Amateur Extra: VHF/UHF Contest Activity

This week in the Amateur Extra spectrum, we’ll look at a question from the “band plan” area of the exam [E2C06] During a VHF/UHF contest, in which band segment would…

## General: Using the “AG” Suffix

This question comes from the General exam, the “rules” section…. [G1D06] When must you add the special identifier “AG” after your call sign if you are a Technician Class licensee…

## Technician: Satellite Tracking Software

Lets turn our gaze skyward for this question from the Technician pool… [T8B03] Which of the following are provided by satellite tracking programs? A. Maps showing the real-time position of…

## Amateur Extra: Power Factor

Ah, another fine math problem from the Amateur Extra exam (don’t you just love these?) [E5D18] How many watts are consumed in a circuit having a power factor of 0.71…

## General: S-Meter

This time our General question is about, well, s-meters! [G4D06] Where is an S meter found? A. In a receiver B. In an SWR bridge C. In a transmitter D….

## Technician: Finding IRLP Enabled Repeaters

This question is from the section of the Technician pool relating to operating over the internet…  [T8C09] How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP? A….

## Amateur Extra: Network Impedance

The Amateur Extra class question of the week comes from sub-element 5 (electrical principles) section C (polar coordinates) [E5C06] In polar coordinates, what is the impedance of a network consisting…

## General: Generator Safety

This weeks’ General question is from sub-element zero (Electrical Safety) section B (Safety in the Shack) [G0B13] What must you do when powering your house from an emergency generator? A….

## Technician: Q Signal for interference?

This week’s Tech question comes from sub-element 2 (Operating Procedures,) group B (Q signals) [T2B10] Which Q signal indicates that you are receiving interference from other stations? A. QRM B….