November 1, 2013

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T1E08)

Q) What type of control is being used for a repeater when the control operator is not present at a control point?

A) Automatic control

NJ2X Note:
Automatic control. The use of devices and procedures for control of a station when it is transmitting so that compliance with the FCC Rules is achieved without the control operator being present at a control point.

Control point. The location at which the control operator function is performed.

Control operator. An amateur operator designated by the licensee of a station to be responsible for the transmissions from that station to assure compliance with the FCC Rules.