Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T0A01

1. Which is a commonly accepted value for the lowest voltage that can cause a dangerous electric shock?

T1E10

2. 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?

T3C10

3. What is the radio horizon?

T1F13

4. When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?

T7A09

5. Which of the following devices is most useful for VHF weak-signal communication?

T1A03

6. Which part of the FCC rules contains the rules and regulations governing the Amateur Radio Service?

T2A01

7. What is the most common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?

T5B11

8. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 20 watts to 200 watts?

T7D06

9. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

T2C09

10. When may an amateur station use any means of radio communications at its disposal for essential communications in connection with immediate safety of human life and protection of property?

T6D08

11. Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

T4B01

12. What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?

T9B01

13. Why is it important to have a low SWR in an antenna system that uses coaxial cable feedline?

T8A08

14. What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband voice signal?

T7C02

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

T0B06

16. What is the minimum safe distance from a power line to allow when installing an antenna?

T5A07

17. Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

T1B08

18. What do the FCC rules mean when an amateur frequency band is said to be available on a secondary basis?

T2B03

19. Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?

T6C13

20. Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical circuit schematic diagrams?

T9A06

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

T0C01

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

T5D05

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

T8C05

24. What is a grid locator?

T4A08

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

T6B11

26. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T3A01

27. What should you do if another operator reports that your station's 2 meter signals were strong just a moment ago, but now they are weak or distorted?

T1D02

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

T8D05

29. Which of the following emission modes may be used by a Technician Class operator between 219 and 220 MHz?

T7B10

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

T8B10

31. What do the initials LEO tell you about an amateur satellite?

T6A07

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

T5C04

33. What is the basic unit of inductance?

T1C11

34. If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on amateur service frequencies?

T3B01

35. What is the name for the distance a radio wave travels during one complete cycle?