Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T5B08

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

T0C07

2. What could happen if a person accidentally touched your antenna while you were transmitting?

T8C07

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

T3A02

4. Why are UHF signals often more effective from inside buildings than VHF signals?

T5A11

5. What is the basic unit of electromotive force?

T1C11

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

T7C10

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

T1D08

8. When may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating the station?

T3B11

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

T6C12

10. What do the symbols on an electrical circuit schematic diagram represent?

T0A12

11. What kind of hazard might exist in a power supply when it is turned off and disconnected?

T1A05

12. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?

T1B01

13. What is the ITU?

T8A10

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

T1F10

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

T8D07

16. What is PSK31?

T7A08

17. Which of the following circuits combines a speech signal and an RF carrier?

T1E08

18. What type of control is being used for a repeater when the control operator is not present at a control point?

T6A10

19. What is the nominal voltage of a fully charged nickel-cadmium cell?

T2B02

20. 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?

T0B11

21. Which of the following establishes grounding requirements for an amateur radio tower or antenna?

T2C05

22. What is the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service?

T9B01

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

T3C07

24. What band is best suited to communicating via meteor scatter?

T5C10

25. How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the current is 2.5 amperes?

T5D02

26. What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

T4B06

27. Which of the following controls could be used if the voice pitch of a single-sideband signal seems too high or low?

T7B08

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

T7D09

29. What is the characteristic appearance of a "cold" solder joint?

T6B02

30. What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?

T4A03

31. Which is a good reason to use a regulated power supply for communications equipment?

T8B06

32. What can be used to determine the time period during which an amateur satellite or space station can be accessed?

T9A01

33. What is a beam antenna?

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T6D10

34. What is the function of component 2 in Figure T1?

T2A08

35. What is the meaning of the procedural signal "CQ"?