Examination Results


FREQUENCY MANAGEMENT Module/SubCourse: SS0042 Edition: 3 You received a passing grade of 91%.
Missed Question 16 31 32 Reference PAR 30B PAR 19D PAR 40A,TAB 1 PG 72

1. What portion of the electromagnetic spectrum is used in present day radio communications? 30 kilohertz to 3000 gigahertz. 30 megahertz to 3000 gigahertz. 3000 kilohertz to 300 gigahertz. 3 kilohertz to 300 gigahertz. 2. The organization of the office of the Assistant Chief

of Staff of Communications-Electronics is composed of two principal directorates. Which one is responsible for spectrum management and electromagnetic compatibility? Communications-Electronics Compatibility Directorate. Communications-Electronics Systems Directorate. Military Communications-Electronics Directorate. Communications-Electronics Resources Management Directorate. 3. Which subelement of Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee has the responsibility for preparing answers to the International Telecommunications Union on questions relating to United States Army frequency assignments? International Notification Group. Frequency Assignment Subcommittee. Technical Subcommittee. Spectrum Planning Subcommittee. 4. Which of the following does this term define "communications-electronics electrical equipments and/or systems operated in a electromagnetic environment without causing or suffering unacceptable performance degradation to or from other equipments and/or system." Electromagnetic propagation. Electromagnetic bandwidth. Electromagnetic noncompatibility. Electromagnetic compatibility. 5. When using the Radio Set AN/GRC-103(V)(*) in multichannel radio systems, what is the minimum required guard band between transmit and receive frequency? 5 megahertz. 16.5 megahertz. 20.5 megahertz. 12.5 megahertz.

6. What frequency assignment plan should be used when the single ABM plan becomes too complicated for more combinations of interconnections between sites? Matrix. Double ABM. XY. Two-block. 7. The highest international agencies in radio frequency management today is the International Telecommunications Union. Under what international level organization does it function? North Atlantic Treaty Organization. United Nations. Geneva Convention. World Council of Radio Frequencies. 8. What type of propagation uses the ionosphere to bend signals back to earth? Scatter. Line-of-sight. Refraction (sky wave). Surface wave. 9. At the national level, which governmental organizations have the basic authority to grant frequency assignments to the United States and its possessions? Federal Telecommunications Commission and Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee. Office of Telecommunications Policy and Federal Communications Commission. Military Communications-Electronics Board and Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center. Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee and Office of Communications Policy. 10. What is the minimum receiver-to-receiver separation when there are two or more receivers operating at the same site, when using the Radio Set AN/GRC103(V)(1)?

1.5 megahertz. 5.5 kilohertz. 2.5 megahertz. 1.5 kilohertz. 11. International frequency assignment disputes between United States and British troops located in West Germany are resolved by the Federal Communications Commission. International Radio Consultative Committee. Office of the Chief of Communications-Electronics. International Frequency Registration Board. 12. An attempt is in process to expand land-mobile radio communications into the 900 megahertz region, which would require the use of the equivalent of 13 commercial television channels. What frequency band would be used? ultra high frequency. high frequency. super high frequency. very high frequency. 13. What portion of the electromagnetic spectrum does the very high frequency range contain? 30 kilohertz - 3000 kilohertz. 300 megahertz - 3000 megahertz. 30 megahertz - 300 megahertz. 2 kilohertz - 30 kilohertz. 14. Assume that a United States Army unit stationed in Norway requires another radio frequency. What radio frequency management channels would the communications-electronics staff officer follow to obtain the frequency requirements? Department of State. North Atlantic Treaty Organization. International Radio Advisory Committee. Department of Defense.

15. Propagation in the ionosphere is complicated by the earth's magnetic field, solar illumination, and seasonal changes. To maintain reliable and uninterrupted fixed point-to-point communications circuits, operating radio stations must be adaptable to changing frequencies. relocating antennas. boosting power output. changing terminal equipment. 16. Within the Continental United States, the responsibility for coordinating, assigning, and controlling radio frequencies assigned for training pruposes is delegated to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. Assistant Chief of Staff for CommunicationsElectronics. Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development. Area Frequency Coordinators. 17. What organization has the responsibility for electromagnetic spectrum management of nongovernment interstate and foreign telecommunications originating in the United States? Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee. Federal Communications Commission. Joint Frequency Panel. Officer of Telecommunications Policy. 18. Actions relating to spectrum management in the Army are not unilateral in that most frequency assignments will have impact on more than one agency of the government. The authority for the United States Army to use the radio frequency spectrum was derived from Directives as promulgated by the US Military Communications-Electronics Board. The President, under the Communications Act of 1934. The President, by Executive Order in 1970.

Policies as established by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Telecommunications. 19. The units for frequency are hertz. A hertz equals: One complete cycle of a signal in 360 degrees in 2 seconds. One cycle per second. One complete cycle with positive side 180 degrees and the negative side 180 degrees, a total of 360 degrees. One cycle per minute. 20. The double ABM plan uses the same six frequency blocks as the single ABM plan. True. False. 21. What frequency assignment plan should be used for a simple isolated system consisting of two terminals and two relays? Two-block. ABM. XY. Double ABM. 22. The Joint Frequency Panel is the principal coordinating agency for frequency management within Department of Defense. Its membership includes Department of State, Federal Communications Commission, and Defense Communications Agency. United States Armed Forces, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense Communications Agency, and National Security Agency. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Department of Commerce, Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee, and Federal Communications Commission. 23. During the design stages of a new radio set, certain radio frequencies are set aside specifically for the development of the equipment. Which frequency

management term is most appropriate to cover this situation? Allotment. Electromagnetic compatibility. Allocation. Assignment. 24. What major organization has a membership of about 150 countries, which govern international telecommunications? International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee. International Frequency Registration Board. International Telecommunications Union. International Radio Consultative Committee. 25. Using cross-polarization of antennas in a multichannel radio system has no effect on reducing the frequency separation between the transmitting and receiving frequencies True. False. 26. For ground-based terminals using line-of-sight propagation, the separation of 30 to 90 miles is dependent upon the earth's curvature, antenna elevations, and the nature of the intervening terrain True. False. 27. What propagation mode occurs below 300 kilohertz and is used for communicating with submerged submarines? Scatter. Line-of-sight. Surface wave. Waveguide. 28. In a unified command environment, who has the final authority in managing the military radio frequency

spectrum? Defense Communications Agency. The Unified Commander. Military Communications-Electronics Board. Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee. 29. In the Department of the Army the Assistant Chief of Staff for Communications-Electronics has staff responsibility for Communications-Electronics spectrum management and for call sign management. True. False. 30. When sublists of frequencies are given to the divisions by the corps communications-electronics officer, and the division communications-electronics officer and the radio officer can assign frequencies to their own systems is called centralized control. True. False. 31. Assume that an overseas Defense Communications System station requires an additional frequency assignment. Defense Communications Agency obtains the assignment by sending a direct request to the Methods and Procedures Panel or Military Department. Joint Frequency Panel or Oversea Command. Methods and Procedures Panel or Oversea Command. Joint Frequency Panel or Military Frequency Management Board. 32. The refraction mode of propagation (skywave) depends primarily on the line-of-sight. surface wave. troposphere. ionosphere.

33. The rate of solar events is closely linked to the number of sunspots, and this appears to show a cycle regularity of approximately every 8 years. 11 years. 13 years. 15 years.