ERIC Number: ED098383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Third Class Broadcast Operator Permit Study Guide.
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.
The study guide contains reference material necessary for the applicant preparing to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) examination for a Radiotelephone Third Class Operator Permit with the endorsement to operate certain AM and FM broadcast radio stations. To obtain a permit, the applicant must successfully complete examination elements 1 and 2. Operating privileges under this class license include operation of aeronautical land stations, marine coast stations, and some ship stations. To obtain operating privileges at broadcast stations, the applicant must also complete examination element 9. Element 1 consists of basic law. Provision of laws, treaties, and regulations with which every operator should be familiar are covered. Element 2 consists of basic operation practice. Radio operating procedures and practice generally followed or required in communicating means of radio telephone stations are discussed. Element 9 of the study guide contains paraphrased material based on the commission's rules and regulations and general information on broadcast operator duties. References are made to the rule sections, and the applicant should consult those sections for detailed information. Also appended are the six types of meters with which the operator should be familiar (volts, kilowatts, amperes, degrees, milliamperes, modulation). (BR)
Descriptors: Certification, Communications, Federal Legislation, Radio, Study Guides, Telecommunications
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock No. 0400-00292, $0.55)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.