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G2 B Operating Procedures
G2 B Operating Procedures
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02/26/2013

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G2A11 -What does the expression "CQ DX" usually indicate? A. A general call for any station B. The caller is listening for a station in Germany C. The caller is looking for any station outside their own country D. A distress call
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(C)
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G2B01 -Which of the following is true concerning access to frequencies? A. Nets always have priority B. QSO's in process always have priority C. No one has priority access to frequencies, common courtesy should be a guide D. Contest operations must always yield to non-contest use of frequencies
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(C)
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G2B02 -What is the first thing you should do if you are communicating with another amateur station and hear a station in distress break in? A. Continue your communication because you were on frequency first B. Acknowledge the station in distress and determine what assistance may be needed C. Change to a different frequency D. Immediately cease all transmissions
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(B)
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G2B03 -If propagation changes during your contact and you notice increasing interference from other activity on the same frequency, what should you do? A. Tell the interfering stations to change frequency B. Report the interference to your local Amateur Auxiliary Coordinator C. As a common courtesy, move your contact to another frequency D. Increase power to overcome interference
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(C)
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G2B04 -When selecting a CW transmitting frequency, what minimum frequency separation should you allow in order to minimize interference to stations on adjacent frequencies? A. 5 to 50 Hz B. 150 to 500 Hz C. 1 to 3 kHz D. 3 to 6 kHz
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(B)
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G2B05 -What is the customary minimum frequency separation between SSB signals under normal conditions? A. Between 150 and 500 Hz B. Approximately 3 kHz C. Approximately 6 kHz D. Approximately 10 kHz
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(B)
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G2B06 -What is a practical way to avoid harmful interference when selecting a frequency to call CQ on CW or phone? A. Send "QRL?" on CW, followed by your call sign; or, if using phone, ask if the frequency is in use, followed by your call sign B. Listen for 2 minutes before calling CQ C. Send the letter "V" in Morse code several times and listen for a response D. Send "QSY" on CW or if using phone, announce "the frequency is in use", then send your call and listen for a response
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(A)
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G2B07 -Which of the following complies with good amateur practice when choosing a frequency on which to initiate a call? A. Check to see if the channel is assigned to another station B. Identify your station by transmitting your call sign at least 3 times C. Follow the voluntary band plan for the operating mode you intend to use D. All of these choices are correct
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(C)
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G2B08 -What is the "DX window" in a voluntary band plan? A. A portion of the band that should not be used for contacts between stations within the 48 contiguous United States B. An FCC rule that prohibits contacts between stations within the United States and possessions on that band segment C. An FCC rule that allows only digital contacts in that portion of the band D. A portion of the band that has been voluntarily set aside for digital contacts only
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(A)
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G2B09 -Who may be the control operator of an amateur station transmitting in RACES to assist relief operations during a disaster? A. Only a person holding an FCC issued amateur operator license B. Only a RACES net control operator C. A person holding an FCC issued amateur operator license or an appropriate government official D. Any control operator when normal communication systems are operational
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(A)
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G2B10 -When may the FCC restrict normal frequency operations of amateur stations participating in RACES? A. When they declare a temporary state of communication emergency B. When they seize your equipment for use in disaster communications C. Only when all amateur stations are instructed to stop transmitting D. When the President's War Emergency Powers have been invoked
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(D)
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G2B11 -What frequency should be used to send a distress call? A. Whatever frequency has the best chance of communicating the distress message B. Only frequencies authorized for RACES or ARES stations C. Only frequencies that are within your operating privileges D. Only frequencies used by police, fire or emergency medical services
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(A)
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G2B12 -When is an amateur station allowed to use any means at its disposal to assist another station in distress? A. Only when transmitting in RACES B. At any time when transmitting in an organized net C. At any time during an actual emergency D. Only on authorized HF frequencies
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(C)