Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T1C08

1. What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator license grant?

T8A08

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

T6A07

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

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T6D03

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

T0A12

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

T0C11

6. What is meant by "duty cycle" when referring to RF exposure?

T6B06

7. How is a semiconductor diode's cathode lead usually identified?

T5B09

8. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

T1D04

9. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?

T2B01

10. What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

T8D05

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

T1B06

12. Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class operator license?

T7D11

13. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?

T5D11

14. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?

T0B08

15. What is considered to be a proper grounding method for a tower?

T1E08

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

T1A11

17. Which of the following stations transmits signals over the air from a remote receive site to a repeater for retransmission?

T7C08

18. What instrument other than an SWR meter could you use to determine if a feedline and antenna are properly matched?

T7A10

19. What device increases the low-power output from a handheld transceiver?

T5A11

20. What is the basic unit of electromotive force?

T3B04

21. How fast does a radio wave travel through free space?

T3C07

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

T8B08

23. What is meant by the statement that a satellite is operating in "mode U/V"?

T1F11

24. To which foreign stations do the FCC rules authorize the transmission of non-emergency third party communications?

T5C06

25. What is the abbreviation that refers to radio frequency signals of all types?

T4B10

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

T9B03

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

T8C08

28. What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

T2A09

29. What brief statement is often used in place of "CQ" to indicate that you are listening on a repeater?

T9A08

30. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?

T4A09

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

T7B12

32. What does the acronym "BER" mean when applied to digital communications systems?

T2C09

33. 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?

T3A10

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

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T6C03

35. What is component 2 in figure T1?