AMPS and ETACS

Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “AMPS and ETACS”.

1. US cellular telephone system, AMPS stands for __________
a) Analog Mobile Phone System
b) Analog Modulation Packet System
c) Analog Machine Precision System
d) Analog Mobile Precision System

2. Who developed the first US cellular telephone system called AMPS?
a) Motorola
b) Ericsson
c) AT & T Bell Laboratories
d) ETSI

3. The AMPS system uses a ___________ cell reuse pattern.
a) One
b) Five
c) Three
d) Seven

4. Which of the following is virtually identical to AMPS?
a) ETACS
b) GSM
c) CDMA
d) IS-54

5. AMPS and ETACS use ___________ and _____ for radio transmission.
a) FM, TDD
b) FM, FDD
c) AM, TDD
d) FM, FDD

6. US AMPS system provides 42 control channel for each of the two service providers.
a) True
b) False

7. In each cellular market, the non wireline service provider is assigned an odd SID.
a) True
b) False

8. ETACS use ___________ instead of SID (system identification number).
a) Area identification number
b) Analog identification number
c) Digital identification number
d) Dual identification number

9. _________ allows base and mobile to distinguish each other from co-channel users located in different cells.
a) SAT
b) VMAC
c) MAC
d) FVC

10. AMPS and ETACS use same physical channels for transmission of voice and control channels.
a) True
b) False

11. To increase the capacity of AMPS, Motorola developed ____________
a) P-AMPS
b) N-AMPS
c) H-APMS
d) R-AMPS

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