Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T8A01

1. Which of the following is a form of amplitude modulation?

T1E04

2. What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

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T7A02

3. What type of receiver is shown in Figure T6?

T8D03

4. Which of the following is normally used when sending automatic location reports via amateur radio?

T1F02

5. When using tactical identifiers, how often must your station transmit the station's FCC-assigned call sign?

T5B09

6. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

T8C07

7. What is the maximum power allowed when transmitting telecommand signals to radio controlled models?

T1D10

8. What is the meaning of the term broadcasting in the FCC rules for the amateur services?

T7B08

9. What should you do if a "Part 15" device in your neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

T4A09

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

T3B09

11. What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?

T9B04

12. What does an antenna tuner do?

T1C01

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

T8B03

14. Which of the following can be done using an amateur radio satellite?

T9A08

15. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?

T6A07

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

T2A10

17. What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?

T2B09

18. Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

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T6C08

19. What is component 9 in figure T2?

T7D06

20. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

T1A07

21. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telemetry?

T2C08

22. What is usually considered to be the most important job of an amateur operator when handling emergency traffic messages?

T7C10

23. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?

T3C09

24. What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation?

T5C05

25. What is the unit of frequency?

T0B05

26. What is the purpose of a gin pole?

T0A04

27. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?

T6B04

28. Which of these components is made of three layers of semiconductor material?

T0C01

29. What type of radiation are VHF and UHF radio signals?

T4B10

30. Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter to select in order to minimize noise and interference for CW reception?

T1B02

31. North American amateur stations are located in which ITU region?

T5A10

32. Which term describes the rate at which electrical energy is used?

T3A04

33. What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

T5D11

34. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?

T6D01

35. Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal?