Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T3A11

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

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T6C08

2. What is component 9 in figure T2?

T9A05

3. How would you change a dipole antenna to make it resonant on a higher frequency?

T0B11

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

T0A10

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

T7A12

6. Which term describes the ability of a receiver to discriminate between multiple signals?

T5A09

7. What is the name for a current that reverses direction on a regular basis?

T4B06

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

T1F11

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

T2B11

10. What is the "Q" signal used to indicate that you are changing frequency?

T2A04

11. What is an appropriate way to call another station on a repeater if you know the other station's call sign?

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T6D10

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

T7B10

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

T6B01

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

T9B09

15. What might cause erratic changes in SWR readings?

T3B02

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

T0C04

17. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

T1A05

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

T8C10

19. How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

T5C01

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

T1C03

21. What types of international communications are permitted by an FCC-licensed amateur station?

T6A06

22. What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?

T7D10

23. What is probably happening when an ohmmeter, connected across a circuit, initially indicates a low resistance and then shows increasing resistance with time?

T3C09

24. What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation?

T4A08

25. Which type of conductor is best to use for RF grounding?

T8B04

26. 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?

T2C09

27. 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?

T7C02

28. Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?

T1E05

29. What is an amateur station control point?

T5B11

30. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 20 watts to 200 watts?

T8D11

31. What is a "parity" bit?

T1B08

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

T5D10

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

T8A09

34. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

T1D11

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