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Last Week's question and answer

What is the primary function of an external earth connection or ground rod?

Answer = B

 A. Reduce received noise

B. Lightning protection

C. Reduce RF current flow between pieces of equipment

D. Reduce RFI to telephones and home entertainment systems

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 Previous Week's question and answer 

With your transceiver displaying the carrier frequency of phone signals, you hear a station calling CQ on 14.349 MHz USB. Is it legal to return the call using upper sideband on the same frequency?

Answer = C

A. Yes, because you were not the station calling CQ

B. Yes, because the displayed frequency is within the 20 meter band

C. No, the sideband will extend beyond the band edge

D. No, U.S. stations are not permitted to use phone emissions above 14.340 MHz

 

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