Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T5B07

1. If a frequency readout calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?

T2A04

2. What is an appropriate way to call another station on a repeater if you know the other station's call sign?

T8C04

3. Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?

T2B11

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

T2C01

5. What set of rules applies to proper operation of your station when using amateur radio at the request of public service officials?

T1C05

6. What must you do if you are operating on the 23 cm band and learn that you are interfering with a radiolocation station outside the United States?

T7A01

7. What is the function of a product detector?

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T6C07

8. What is component 8 in figure T2?

T8A03

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

T4A08

10. Which type of conductor is best to use for RF grounding?

T3B09

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

T5C05

12. What is the unit of frequency?

T6B11

13. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T1A02

14. What agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

T7B10

15. What might be the problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?

T4B02

16. Which of the following can be used to enter the operating frequency on a modern transceiver?

T8D07

17. What is PSK31?

T0C06

18. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

T8B01

19. Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?

T6D04

20. Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?

T0B05

21. What is the purpose of a gin pole?

T1F04

22. Which of the following is an acceptable language for use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

T5A09

23. What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?

T9B03

24. Why is coaxial cable used more often than any other feedline for amateur radio antenna systems?

T7D07

25. Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?

T1D02

26. On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?

T3A04

27. 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?

T7C07

28. What happens to power lost in a feedline?

T1E03

29. Who must designate the station control operator?

T0A11

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

T3C03

31. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

T6A01

32. What electrical component is used to oppose the flow of current in a DC circuit?

T1B01

33. What is the ITU?

T5D03

34. What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

T9A10

35. In which direction is the radiation strongest from a half-wave dipole antenna in free space?