SINCGARS Practical Exam

This exam will determine if you are a "GO", or a "NO GO" for the SINCGARS training course. Any person scoring less than an 80%" will be considered a "NO GO", and will be required to retrain and retest this afternoon.

Question 1:   What does SINGARS Stand for?
Single Channel Ground Airborne Radio System
Single Comsek Ground Airborne Radio System
Single Channel Group Airborne Radio System
System Channel Ground Airborne Radio System
Single Channel Ground Airborne Radio Set

Question 2:   How many channels are available for Frequency Hop?
2,320
2.320
23.20
232
20

Question 3:   How does an FM signal travel?
Line of sight.
In concentric Circles.
It bounces off of the Ionosphere.
It radiates out in a rectangular motion.
It passes through most solid material.

Question 4:   What is the greatest risk in operating in single channel?
Eavesdropping.
Detection, Jamming, and Triangulation.
Interference with public radio stations.
Not having enough frequencies to support a Company.
Detection, Jamming, and Interdiction.

Question 5:   What sort of input is a SINCGARS capable of receiving?
Day Vision and Night Vision.
SOI and Call Signs.
Time Period 1 and Time Period 2.
Digital and Analog.
Plain Text and Cypher Text.

Question 6:   What is the frequency range of the SINCGARS Radio?
High Band to Low Band.
Single Channel to Frequency Hop.
30 to 87.975 MHz.
30 to 76 MHz.
None of the above.

Question 7:   What is the reliability of the SINCGARS radio?
350 hours.
1250 hours.
25 KHz to 50 KHz.
Highly dependable.
Moderately dependable.

Question 8:   What countermeasures did the old FM Radio sets (VRC-12) have?
Encrypted messaging.
Adjustable squelch.
None.
Memory zero.
Self-destruct mechanisms.

Question 9:   What is the RF power output of a SINCGARS?
Lo, Hi, and PA.
Lo, Hi, UHF, and PA.
Lo, Med, HI, and PA.
Lo, Med, HI, and PT.
Lo, Med, and PT

Question 10:   What is the greatest distance you can effectively communicate without Retransmitting?
30Km
50 Km
60 Km
10 Km
40 Km

Question 11:   How many hops per second are completed in Frequency Hop?
1000
230
2320
100
23.20

Question 12:   How many channels may you program in Single Channel?
7
6
5
4
8

Question 13:   What does ERF stand for?
Electronic Remote Fill.
Electronic Remote Fill.
Elective Radio Fill.
Electric Remote Fill
Electronic Remote Field.

Question 14:   A set of frequencies and other data is referred to as.
FH Data.
FH Display.
FH Direct.
FH Functionality.
FH Synctime.

Question 15:   The sequence, frequency, and timing of the FH hop is called the what?
Offset.
Hopset.
Hopping Set
Edition Set.
Hop Edition.

Question 16:   LOCKOUTS are what?
The inability to log into the radio net.
The inability to use an ANCD fill device.
Frequencies the radio cannot use.
Call signs the radio cannot use.
SOI info the radio cannot use.

Question 17:   TSK stands for what?
Transmit Security Key.
Transit Security Key.
Transmit Secure Key.
Transmission Security Key.
Transmission Safe Key.

Question 18:   Net synchronization time is also called sync time. Sync time must have a tolerance of how many seconds?
4
3
5
2
1

Question 19:   ERF Loading can be loaded how?
Only in Single Channel.
Only in Frequency Hop.
Only in Cypher Text.
Single Channel or Frequency Hop.
Only in Plain Text.

Question 20:   ANCD Stands for what?
Automatic Net Control Device.
Automated Net Control Data.
Automated Net Control Device.
Automatic Net Control Device.
Auto Net Control Device.

Question 21:   The ANCD is replaced by what?
KYX-15 fill device.
Paper SOI
None of the above.
KYK-13 fill device.
All of the above.

Question 22:   What supplies power to the ANCD?
Two 9 volt batteries.
Three 1 volt batteries.
Three D Batteries.
Three 3 volt batteries.
One 9 volt battery.

Question 23:   What sort of display does the ANCD have?
LDC.
LLC.
LCD.
DLC.
DDC.

Question 24:   How much can be seen in the display of an ANCD?
Two loadsets.
Twenty Loadsets
Twenty-four Characters.
Two lines of 24 characters.
Eight Loadsets.

Question 25:   A 10 day increment stored in the ANCD is called a what"
Emission.
Ignition.
Edition.
Provision.
Decision.

Question 26:   How many time periods are there in the SOI portion of the ANCD?
15
20
2320
100
10

Question 27:   Which of these is part of the SOI?
Call Sign
All of the above.
Call Words.
NET ID.
Suffix.

Question 28:   What does NCS stand for?
Network Control Station.
Net Communication Standard.
Net Control Station.
Net Control Stud.
New Control Station.

Question 29:   When should you use a COMPLETE call sign?
When you forget your call sign?
When you are receiving an ERF?
When entering a net in which you do not normally operate in?
When your Company Commander asks you to.
When your First Sergeant asks you to.

Question 30:   When was the U.S. Army Signal Corps established?
Spanish-American War.
World War I.
The War of 1812.
The Civil War.
The War of the Roses.

This Quiz has been designed by 2LT Douglas Smith.