February 2, 2014

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T1A07)

Q) What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telemetry?

A) A one-way transmission of measurements at a distance from the measuring instrument.

NJ2X Notes:
Telemetry is a technology that allows remote measurement and reporting of data. The word is derived from Greek roots tele = remote, and metron = measure. Amateur applications include transmitting measurements from amateur radio satellites, model rockets, and balloons, aircraft, and weather stations.

Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher