Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T1E06

1. Under which of the following types of control is it permissible for the control operator to be at a location other than the control point?

T2B08

2. What is the proper course of action if your station's transmission unintentionally interferes with another station?

T1D01

3. With which countries are FCC-licensed amateur stations prohibited from exchanging communications?

T3C05

4. What is meant by the term "knife-edge" propagation?

T9B04

5. What does an antenna tuner do?

T1C08

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

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T6C07

7. What is component 8 in figure T2?

T0B11

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

T6B05

9. Which of the following electronic components can amplify signals?

T7B02

10. What is meant by fundamental overload in reference to a receiver?

T8D08

11. Which of the following may be included in packet transmissions?

T5C06

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

T2A06

13. What must an amateur operator do when making on-air transmissions to test equipment or antennas?

T1F12

14. How many persons are required to be members of a club for a club station license to be issued by the FCC?

T8C09

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

T5A07

16. Which of the following is a good electrical conductor?

T4A08

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

T0C11

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

T7C09

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

T0A11

20. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

T6A11

21. Which battery type is not rechargeable?

T2C09

22. 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?

T1B02

23. North American amateur stations are located in which ITU region?

T8B10

24. What do the initials LEO tell you about an amateur satellite?

T6D07

25. Which of the following is commonly used as a visual indicator?

T5B07

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

T7D02

27. What is the correct way to connect a voltmeter to a circuit?

T7A09

28. Which of the following devices is most useful for VHF weak-signal communication?

T3A10

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

T5D09

30. What is the current flowing through a 24-ohm resistor connected across 240 volts?

T1A06

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

T9A09

32. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a 6 meter 1/2-wavelength wire dipole antenna?

T4B03

33. What is the purpose of the squelch control on a transceiver?

T3B10

34. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

T8A07

35. What is the primary advantage of single sideband over FM for voice transmissions?