Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

T1B01

1. What is the ITU?

T6D02

2. What best describes a relay?

T3B02

3. What term describes the number of times per second that an alternating current reverses direction?

T3A11

4. Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals around the world?

T8B04

5. Which amateur stations may make contact with an amateur station on the International Space Station using 2 meter and 70 cm band amateur radio frequencies?

T6A11

6. Which battery type is not rechargeable?

T2B07

7. What should you do if you receive a report that your station's transmissions are causing splatter or interference on nearby frequencies?

T0B07

8. Which of the following is an important safety rule to remember when using a crank-up tower?

T7D04

9. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

T5C03

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

T7C08

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

T2C01

12. What set of rules applies to proper operation of your station when using amateur radio at the request of public service officials?

T9A04

13. What is a disadvantage of the "rubber duck" antenna supplied with most handheld radio transceivers?

T0A09

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

T6B10

15. Which semiconductor component has an emitter electrode?

T8C09

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

T4A03

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

T1C02

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

T7A08

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

T1A06

20. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand?

T5D07

21. What is the current flow in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?

T4B08

22. What is the advantage of having multiple receive bandwidth choices on a multimode transceiver?

T7B04

23. What is the most likely cause of interference to a non-cordless telephone from a nearby transmitter?

T5B07

24. If a frequency readout calibrated in megahertz shows a reading of 3.525 MHz, what would it show if it were calibrated in kilohertz?

T1E04

25. What determines the transmitting privileges of an amateur station?

T8D01

26. Which of the following is an example of a digital communications method?

T0C08

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

T5A04

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

T3C08

29. What causes "tropospheric ducting"?

T8A11

30. What is the approximate maximum bandwidth required to transmit a CW signal?

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T6C02

31. What is component 1 in figure T1?

T9B07

32. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

T2A09

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

T1D11

34. Which of the following types of communications are permitted in the Amateur Radio Service?

T1F09

35. What type of amateur station simultaneously retransmits the signal of another amateur station on a different channel or channels?