Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T6A03

1. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

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T6C03

2. What is component 2 in figure T1?

T6D11

3. Which of the following is a common use of coaxial cable?

T5B08

4. How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

T1E05

5. What is an amateur station control point?

T2C07

6. What should you do to minimize disruptions to an emergency traffic net once you have checked in?

T9B04

7. What does an antenna tuner do?

T5C03

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

T6B01

9. What class of electronic components is capable of using a voltage or current signal to control current flow?

T5D10

10. What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flows through it?

T3A09

11. Which of the following is a common effect of "skip" reflections between the Earth and the ionosphere?

T7D04

12. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

T8A10

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

T8C07

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

T8D08

15. Which of the following may be included in packet transmissions?

T0B10

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

T3C03

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

T4B01

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

T1C02

19. Which of the following is a valid US amateur radio station call sign?

T1D06

20. Which of the following types of transmissions are prohibited?

T9A01

21. What is a beam antenna?

T3B09

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

T2A03

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

T7A01

24. What is the function of a product detector?

T0C10

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

T0A10

26. What can happen if a lead-acid storage battery is charged or discharged too quickly?

T7B10

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

T1A01

28. For whom is the Amateur Radio Service intended?

T5A04

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

T1F10

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

T8B09

31. What causes "spin fading" when referring to satellite signals?

T7C05

32. What is the approximate SWR value above which the protection circuits in most solid-state transmitters begin to reduce transmitter power?

T2B04

33. Which of the following common problems might cause you to be able to hear but not access a repeater even when transmitting with the proper offset?

T1B08

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

T4A05

35. What type of filter should be connected to a TV receiver as the first step in trying to prevent RF overload from a nearby 2 meter transmitter?