December 29, 2013

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T2C11)

Q) What is meant by the term "check" in reference to a formal traffic message?

A) The check is a count of the number of words or word equivalents in the text portion of the message

NJ2X Notes:
Here is an example of a radio gram.  Notice the "check" field shows a count of 12 which equals the number of words and word equivalents in the message.