Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T4B10

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

T8A03

2. Which type of voice modulation is most often used for long-distance or weak signal contacts on the VHF and UHF bands?

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T6C10

3. What is component 3 in figure T3?

T6A05

4. What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?

T7A03

5. What is the function of a mixer in a superheterodyne receiver?

T5C03

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

T5D01

7. What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?

T8B02

8. How much transmitter power should be used on the uplink frequency of an amateur satellite or space station?

T5B01

9. How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

T3A10

10. What may occur if VHF or UHF data signals propagate over multiple paths?

T8D09

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

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T6D03

12. What type of switch is represented by item 3 in figure T2?

T1E02

13. Who is eligible to be the control operator of an amateur station?

T3C10

14. What is the radio horizon?

T2B02

15. What is the term used to describe the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?

T6B11

16. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T0B10

17. Which of the following is true concerning grounding conductors used for lightning protection?

T1C04

18. When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

T9A09

19. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a 6 meter 1/2-wavelength wire dipole antenna?

T4A09

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

T5A01

21. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

T1A10

22. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of an amateur station?

T0A03

23. What is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?

T9B11

24. Which of the following types of feedline has the lowest loss at VHF and UHF?

T1F10

25. Who is accountable should a repeater inadvertently retransmit communications that violate the FCC rules?

T1B01

26. What is the ITU?

T7D06

27. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

T1D09

28. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

T7C02

29. Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?

T7B08

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

T8C03

31. What popular operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period of time?

T2A11

32. What are the FCC rules regarding power levels used in the amateur bands?

T3B11

33. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through free space?

T0C04

34. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

T2C04

35. What do RACES and ARES have in common?