Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T6C09

1. What is component 4 in figure T2?

T0A07

2. Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feedline?

T8B05

3. What is a satellite beacon?

T0B09

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

T1E11

5. Who does the FCC presume to be the control operator of an amateur station, unless documentation to the contrary is in the station records?

T1C06

6. From which of the following may an FCC-licensed amateur station transmit, in addition to places where the FCC regulates communications?

T6A04

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

T7B09

8. What could be happening if another operator reports a variable high-pitched whine on the audio from your mobile transmitter?

T8D09

9. What code is used when sending CW in the amateur bands?

T5B03

10. How many volts are equal to one kilovolt?

T1A06

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

T8C07

12. What is the maximum power allowed when transmitting telecommand signals to radio controlled models?

T9A06

13. What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?

T5C06

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

T3A04

15. What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

T9B02

16. What is the impedance of the most commonly used coaxial cable in typical amateur radio installations?

T6B10

17. Which semiconductor component has an emitter electrode?

T4A04

18. Where must a filter be installed to reduce harmonic emissions?

T2A04

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

T5A08

20. Which of the following is a good electrical insulator?

T7D02

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

T1D10

22. What is the meaning of the term broadcasting in the FCC rules for the amateur services?

T3C11

23. Why do VHF and UHF radio signals usually travel somewhat farther than the visual line of sight distance between two stations?

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T6D10

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

T5D01

25. What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?

T3B05

26. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

T1F05

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

T2C09

28. 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?

T7A10

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

T7C10

30. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?

T4B11

31. Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term repeater offset?

T1B11

32. What emission modes are permitted in the mode-restricted sub-bands at 50.0 to 50.1 MHz and 144.0 to 144.1 MHz?

T8A11

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

T2B10

34. What is the "Q" signal used to indicate that you are receiving interference from other stations?

T0C04

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