Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T7D08

1. Which of the following types of solder is best for radio and electronic use?

T6D02

2. What best describes a relay?

T2B11

3. What is the "Q" signal used to indicate that you are changing frequency?

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T6C05

4. What is component 4 in figure T1?

T1A01

5. For whom is the Amateur Radio Service intended?

T7B02

6. What is meant by fundamental overload in reference to a receiver?

T8C08

7. What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

T1E10

8. What type of control is used when the control operator is not at the station location but can indirectly manipulate the operating adjustments of a station?

T0B02

9. What is a good precaution to observe before climbing an antenna tower?

T5A04

10. What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

T9B05

11. What generally happens as the frequency of a signal passing through coaxial cable is increased?

T1D05

12. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

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T7A04

13. What circuit is pictured in Figure T7, if block 1 is a frequency discriminator?

T8B05

14. What is a satellite beacon?

T1C01

15. Which type of call sign has a single letter in both the prefix and suffix?

T5C03

16. What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?

T0A11

17. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

T1F08

18. When may a Technician Class licensee be the control operator of a station operating in an exclusive Extra Class operator segment of the amateur bands?

T4B04

19. What is a way to enable quick access to a favorite frequency on your transceiver?

T2C06

20. Which of the following is common practice during net operations to get the immediate attention of the net control station when reporting an emergency?

T3B05

21. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

T4A09

22. Which would you use to reduce RF current flowing on the shield of an audio cable?

T2A03

23. What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?

T6A07

24. What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?

T5D05

25. What is the resistance in a circuit for which the applied voltage is 12 volts and the current flow is 1.5 amperes?

T8D09

26. What code is used when sending CW in the amateur bands?

T1B03

27. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

T0C10

28. Why is duty cycle one of the factors used to determine safe RF radiation exposure levels?

T3C10

29. What is the radio horizon?

T7C03

30. What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?

T3A06

31. What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?

T5B05

32. Which of the following is equivalent to 500 milliwatts?

T6B08

33. What does the abbreviation "FET" stand for?

T8A10

34. What is the typical bandwidth of analog fast-scan TV transmissions on the 70 cm band?

T9A06

35. What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?