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Radio: Key Topics 1-24: Qs 1 & 2
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What is a requirement of all marine transmitting apparatus used aboard United States vessels?
Only equipment that has been certified by the FCC for Part 80 operations is authorized. kt1
What transmitting equipment is authorized for use by a station in the maritime services?
Unless specifically excepted, only transmitters certified by the Federal Communications Commission for Part 80 operations. kt1
Which commercial radio operator license is required to operate a fixed-tuned ship RADAR station with external controls?
No radio operator authorization is required. kt2
When is a Marine Radio Operator Permit or higher license required for aircraft communications?
When operating on frequencies below 30 MHz not allocated exclusively to aeronautical mobile services. kt2
Radio watches for compulsory radiotelephone stations will include the following:
VHF channel 16 continuous watch. kt3
All compulsory equipped cargo ships (except those operating under GMDSS regulations or in a VTS) while being navigated outside of a harbor or port, shall keep a continuous radiotelephone watch on:
2182 kHz and Ch-16. kt3
Who is required to make entries in a required service or maintenance log?
The operator responsible for the station operation or maintenance. kt4
Who is responsible for the proper maintenance of station logs?
The station licensee and the radio operator in charge of the station. kt4
Radiotelephone stations required to keep logs of their transmissions must include:
Station, date and time. Name of operator on duty. Station call signs with which communication took place. kt5
What is typically normally done to an EPIRB monthly?
Tested and logged. kt5
What regulations govern the use and operation of FCC-licensed ship stations in international waters?
Part 80 of the FCC Rules plus the international Radio Regulations and agreements to which the United States is a party. kt6
When may the operator of a ship radio station allow an unlicensed person to speak over the transmitter?
When under the supervision of the licensed operator. kt6
What traffic management service is operated by the U.S. Coast Guard in certain designated water areas to prevent ship collisions, groundings and environmental harm?
Vessel Traffic Service (VTS).
What is a bridge-to-bridge station?
A VHF radio station located on a ship's navigational bridge or main control station that is used only for navigational communications.
What is the best way for a radio operator to minimize or prevent interference to other stations?
Determining that a frequency is not in use by monitoring the frequency before transmitting.
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