Element 9 C1 question 008

Question:

[EL9C1-08] While coastal sailing, your VHF DSC receiver seems to loose sensitivity in a certain geographic area. The most probable cause is:
 
a}  Signal Fade. [correct answer]
b}  Intermittent connection.
c}  Overheating finals.
d}  VWSR mismatch.

Challenger's excerpt:

While coastal sailing, your VHF DSC receiver seems to loose sensitivity in a certain geographic area. The most probable cause is...

The word "loose" should be "lose." Loose means "not tight."

Response:

Thanks.  Spell checkers don't catch grammar errors as we all know.

Recommendation:

Change question to:

[EL8C1-08] While coastal sailing, your VHF DSC receiver seems to lose sensitivity in a certain geographic area. The most probable cause is:
 
a}  Signal Fade. [correct answer]
b}  Intermittent connection.
c}  Overheating finals.
d}  VWSR mismatch.