March 12, 2014

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T7B08)

Q) What should you do if a "Part 15" device in your neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

A. Work with your neighbor to identify the offending device
B. Politely inform your neighbor about the rules that require him to stop using the device if it causes interference
C. Check your station and make sure it meets the standards of good amateur practice
D. All of these choices are correct

NJ2X Notes:
United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title 47, Part 15 (47 CFR 15) are Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations regarding unlicensed transmissions regulating everything from spurious emissions to unlicensed low-power broadcasting.  Electronic devices radiating unintentional emissions must be reviewed to comply with Part 15 before they can be advertised or sold in the US market.

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