Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T2A01

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

T5A02

2. Electrical power is measured in which of the following units?

T6D05

3. What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?

T1A04

4. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?

T3A08

5. What is the cause of irregular fading of signals from distant stations during times of generally good reception?

T9B01

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

T8D06

7. What does the abbreviation PSK mean?

T2B05

8. What determines the amount of deviation of an FM signal?

T1F05

9. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

T7C09

10. Which of the following is the most common cause for failure of coaxial cables?

T4A10

11. What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver's receive audio?

T1B07

12. What amateur band are you using if you are transmitting on 223.50 MHz?

T0A09

13. What kind of hazard is presented by a conventional 12-volt storage battery?

T3B09

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

T1C01

15. Which type of call sign has a single letter in both the prefix and suffix?

T4B05

16. Which of the following would reduce ignition interference to a receiver?

T5B04

17. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

T1E05

18. What is an amateur station control point?

T8A04

19. Which type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF and UHF voice repeaters?

T3C01

20. Why are "direct" (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

T9A01

21. What is a beam antenna?

T0C08

22. Which of the following actions might amateur operators take to prevent exposure to RF radiation in excess of FCC-supplied limits?

T5D02

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

T6A04

24. What electrical component stores energy in an electric field?

T5C01

25. What is the ability to store energy in an electric field called?

T2C04

26. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

T8B05

27. What is a satellite beacon?

T0B09

28. Why should you avoid attaching an antenna to a utility pole?

T7B06

29. What should you do first if someone tells you that your station's transmissions are interfering with their radio or TV reception?

T8C09

30. How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?

T6B11

31. Which semiconductor component has a gate electrode?

T6C12

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

T7A10

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

T1D05

34. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

T7D07

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