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Ship Handling 

Ships Construction Glossary Included  

Ships Business

Signaling  

Stability and Trim Glossary Included 

Tankerman

Tides and Currents Glossary Included 

Towing

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Common Knots

Radar Plotting

 

 

All Other F.C.C. License Exam Questions

 Listed below is a table of contents of the questions on this subject as they appear in the new online study. Click on the "Enter Online Study" link above to begin preparing for your exam.

From the pull down menu in the online study select from the following topics:

 

Ship Radar Endorsement

  • ELEMENT 8

    • Ship Radar Techniques

      • All Questions

    • Subelement  A – RADAR Principles 

      • Key Topic 1 – Marine RADAR Systems

      • Key Topic 2 – Distance and Time

      • Key Topic 3 – Frequency and Wavelength

      • Key Topic 4 – Power, Pulse Width, PRR

      • Key Topic 5 – Range, Pulse Width, PRF

      • Key Topic 6: Pulse Width - Pulse Repetition Rates

      • Key Topic 7 – Components-1

      • Key Topic 8 – Components-2

      • Key Topic 9 – Circuits-1

      • Key Topic 10 – Circuits-2

    • Subelement B – Transmitting Systems 

      • Key Topic 11 – Transmitting Systems

      • Key Topic 12 – Magnetrons

      • Key Topic 13 – Modulation

      • Key Topic 14 – Pulse Forming Networks Modulation

      • Key Topic 15 – TR - ATR - Circulators - Directional Couplers-1

      • Key Topic 16 – TR - ATR - Circulators - Directional Couplers-2

      • Key Topic 17 – Timer - Trigger - Synchronizer Circuits

      • Key Topic 18 – Power Supplies

    • Subelement C – Receiving Systems

      • Key Topic 19 – Receiving Systems

      • Key Topic 20 – Mixers

      • Key Topic 21 – Local Oscillators

      • Key Topic 22 – Amplifiers

      • Key Topic 23 – Detectors - Video Amplifiers

      • Key Topic 24 – Automatic Frequency Control - AFC

      • Key Topic 25 – Sea Clutter - STC

      • Key Topic 26 – Power Supplies

      • Key Topic 27 – Interference Issues

      • Key Topic 28 – Miscellaneous

    • Subelement D – Display & Control Systems

      • Key Topic 29 – Displays

      • Key Topic 30 – Video Amplifiers and Sweep Circuits

      • Key Topic 31 – Timing Circuits

      • Key Topic 32 – Fixed Range Markers

      • Key Topic 33 – Variable Range Markers

      • Key Topic 34 – EBL, Azimuth and True Bearing

      • Key Topic 35 – Memory Systems

      • Key Topic 36 – ARPA - CAS

      • Key Topic 37 – Display System Power Supplies

      • Key Topic 38 – Miscellaneous

    • Subelement E – Antenna Systems

      • Key Topic 39 – Antenna Systems

      • Key Topic 40 – Transmission Lines

      • Key Topic 41 – Antenna to Display Interface

      • Key Topic 42 – Waveguides-1

      • Key Topic 43 – Waveguides-2

    • Subelement F – Installation

      • Key Topic 44 – Equipment Faults-1

      • Key Topic 44 – Equipment Faults-1

      • Key Topic 45 – Equipment Faults-2

      • Key Topic 46 – Equipment Faults-3

      • Key Topic 47 – Equipment Faults-4

      • Key Topic 48 – Maintenance

      • Key Topic 49 – Installation

      • Key Topic 50 – Safety

Third Class Radiotelegraph Operator's Certificate

  • Element 5

    • SUBELEMENT 5A

      • GENERAL

General Radiotelephone

  • Element 3

    • Subelement 3A 

      • Operating procedures  

    • Subelement 3B

      • Operating procedures  

    • Subelement 3C

      • Radio practice

    • Subelement 3D 

      • Electrical principles

    • Subelement 3E 

      • Circuit components.

    • Subelement 3F

      • Practical circuits.

    • Subelement 3G

      • Signals and emissions.

    • Subelement 3H

      • Antennas and feedlines.

NEW ELEMENT 3 (25 June 2009)

  • Subelement A – Principles

    Key Topic 1 - Electrical Elements

    Key Topic 2 - Magnetism

    Key Topic 3 - Materials

    Key Topic 4 - Resistance, Capacitance & Inductance

    Key Topic 5 - Semi-conductors

    Key Topic 6 - Electrical Measurements

    Key Topic 7 - Waveforms

    Key Topic 8 - Conduction

  • Subelement B – Electrical Math:

    • Key Topic 9 - Ohm's Law-1

    • Key Topic 10 - Ohm's Law-2  

    • Key Topic 11 - Frequency      

    • Key Topic 12 - Waveforms

    • Key Topic 13 - Power Relationships

    • Key Topic 14 - RC Time Constants-1 

    • Key Topic 15 - RC Time Constants-2

    • Key Topic 16 - Impedance Networks-1 

    • Key Topic 17 - Impedance Networks-2

    • Key Topic 18 - Calculations

  • Subelement C – Components:

    • Key Topic 19 - Photoconductive Devices

    • Key Topic 20 - Capacitors

    • Key Topic 21 - Transformers

    • Key Topic 22 - Voltage Regulators, Zener Diodes

    • Key Topic 23 - SCRs, Triacs 

    • Key Topic 24 - Diodes

    • Key Topic 25 - Transistors-1  

    • Key Topic 26- Transistors-2  

    • Key Topic 27 - Light Emitting Diodes 

    • Key Topic 28 - Devices 

  • Subelement D - Circuits:

    • Key Topic 29 - R-L-C Circuits 

    • Key Topic 30 - Op Amps 

    • Key Topic 31 - Phase Locked Loops (PLLs); Voltage 

    • Key Topic 32 - Schematics   

  • Subelement E - Digital Logic:

    • Key Topic 33 - Types of Logic  

    • Key Topic 34 - Logic Gates 

    • Key Topic 35 - Logic Levels

    • Key Topic 36 - Flip-Flops 

    • Key Topic 37 - Multivibrators 

    • Key Topic 38 - Memory   

    • Key Topic 39 - Microprocessors  

    • Key Topic 40 - Counters, Dividers, Converters     

  • Subelement F - Receivers:

    • Key Topic 41 - Receiver Theory 

    • Key Topic 42 - RF Amplifiers      

    • Key Topic 43 - Oscillators

    • Key Topic 44 - Mixers 

    • Key Topic 45 - IF Amplifiers 

    • Key Topic 46 - Filters and IF Amplifiers 

    • Key Topic 47 - Filters 

    • Key Topic 48 - Detectors  

    • Key Topic 49 - Audio & Squelch Circuits 

    • Key Topic 50 - Receiver Performance  

  • Subelement G - Transmitters:

    • Key Topic 51 - Amplifiers-1  

    • Key Topic 52 - Amplifiers-2   

    • Key Topic 53 - Oscillators & Modulators

    • Key Topic 54 - Resonance - Tuning Networks

    • Key Topic 55 - SSB Transmitters 

    • Key Topic 56 - Technology 

  • Subelement H - Modulation:

    • Key Topic 57 - Frequency Modulation 

    • Key Topic 58 - SSB Modulation   

    • Key Topic 59 - Pulse Modulation

  • Subelement I - Power Sources:

    • Key Topic 60 - Batteries-1    

    • Key Topic 61 - Batteries-2  

    • Key Topic 62 - Motors & Generators 

  • Subelement J - Antennas:

    • Key Topic 63 - Antenna Theory 

    • Key Topic 63 - Antenna Theory  

    • Key Topic 64 - Voltage, Current and Power Relationships 

    • Key Topic 65 - Frequency and Bandwidth 

    • Key Topic 66 - Transmission Lines 

    • Key Topic 67 - Effective Radiated Power 

  • Subelement K - Aircraft:

    • Key Topic 68 - Distance Measuring Equipment  

    • Key Topic 69 - VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR)   

    • Key Topic 70 - Instrument Landing System (ILS)   

    • Key Topic 71 - Automatic Direction Finding Equipment (AD

    • Key Topic 72 - Aircraft Antenna Systems and Frequencies 

    • Key Topic 73 - Equipment Functions         

  • Subelement L - Installation, Maintenance & Repair:

    • Key Topic 74 - Indicating Meters    

    • Key Topic 75 - Test Equipment      

    • Key Topic 76 - Oscilloscopes   

    • Key Topic 77 - Specialized Instruments   

    • Key Topic 78 - Measurement Procedures     

    • Key Topic 79 - Repair Procedures 

    • Key Topic 80 - Installation Codes & Procedures    

    • Key Topic 81 - Troubleshooting  

  • Subelement M - Communications Technology:

    • Key Topic 82 - Types of Transmissions  

    • Key Topic 83 - Coding and Multiplexing 

    • Key Topic 84 - Signal Processing, Software and Codes 

  •   Subelement N - Marine:

    • Key Topic 85 - VHF 

    • Key Topic 86 - MF-HF, SSB-SITOR

    • Key Topic 87 - Survival Craft Equipment: VHF, SARTs & EP

    • Key Topic 88 - FAX, NAVTEX  

    • Key Topic 89 - Repair Procedures 

  • Subelement O - RADAR:

    • Key Topic 90 - RADAR Theory  

    • Key Topic 91 - Components   

    • Key Topic 92 - Range, Pulse Width & Repetition Rate  

    • Key Topic 93 - Antennas & Waveguides 

    • Key Topic 94 - RADAR Equipment  

  • Subelement P - Satellite:

    • Key Topic 95 - Low Earth Orbit Systems   

    • Key Topic 96 - INMARSAT Communications Systems-1  

    • Key Topic 97 - INMARSAT Communications Systems-2   

    • Key Topic 98 - GPS  

  •       Subelement Q - SAFETY:

    • Key Topic 99 - Radiation Exposure

    • Key Topic 100 - Safety Steps 

 

If you are studying for a United States Coast Guard Deck License exam which includes this module, you should  work through these questions until you are scoring 80% or better on them.

 

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