Challenged Questions


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Basic radio law and operating practice challenged questions.

Old Element 1 with 170 questions in the pool.
  Effective: January 1, 1996
  Replaced:  June 25, 2009

Basic radio law and operating practice with which every maritime radio operator should be familiar.

Topics Challenged Questions
Basic Radio Law and Operating practice  

Electronic fundamentals and techniques required to adjust, repair, and maintain radio transmitters and receivers challenged questions.

Old Element 3 with 917 questions in the pool
  Effective: January 1, 1996
  Replaced:  June 25, 2009

Topic Challenged Questions
Operating procedures 3-8A4
Radio wave propagation  
Radio practice  
Electrical principles 3D-152
3D-179
3D-90
3D-91
Circuit components  
Practical circuits 3F-132
Signals and emissions  
Antennas and feed lines  

GMDSS Radio Maintenance Practices and Procedures challenged questions.

Old Element 9 question pool with 250 questions.
  Effective: December 1, 1995
  Replaced: April 3, 2013

Electronic fundamentals and techniques required to adjust, repair, and maintain radio transmitters and receivers.

Topic Challenged Questions
Radio System Theory  
Amplifiers, Power Sources, and Troubleshooting  
Digital Theory 9C1-08
9C-50
9C-59
GMDSS Equipment and Regulations  

Element 8- Ship Radar Techniques.

Old element 8 with 321 questions in the pool.
Effective: January 1, 1996
Replaced: June 25, 2009

Specialized theory and practice applicable to the proper installation, servicing, and maintenance of ship radar equipment in general use for marine navigation purposes

Topic Challenged Questions
Ships Radar Techniques 8-45F4
8-211
8-287