Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T1A04

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

T7D08

2. Which of the following types of solder is best for radio and electronic use?

T0B07

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

T8C09

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

T2C06

5. Which of the following is common practice during net operations to get the immediate attention of the net control station when reporting an emergency?

T4B01

6. What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?

T7A01

7. What is the function of a product detector?

T8A11

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

T5D03

9. What formula is used to calculate resistance in a circuit?

T0C07

10. What could happen if a person accidentally touched your antenna while you were transmitting?

T4A02

11. What could be used in place of a regular speaker to help you copy signals in a noisy area?

T1C10

12. How soon may you operate a transmitter on an amateur service frequency after you pass the examination required for your first amateur radio license?

T6D02

13. What best describes a relay?

T1D02

14. On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?

T9B04

15. What does an antenna tuner do?

T5C06

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

T6A01

17. What electrical component is used to oppose the flow of current in a DC circuit?

T3C08

18. What causes "tropospheric ducting"?

T8B07

19. With regard to satellite communications, what is Doppler shift?

T2B05

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

T8D04

21. What type of transmission is indicated by the term NTSC?

T7B08

22. What should you do if a "Part 15" device in your neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

T1B02

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

T6B06

24. How is a semiconductor diode's cathode lead usually identified?

T2A05

25. What should you transmit when responding to a call of CQ?

T1E04

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

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T6C10

27. What is component 3 in figure T3?

T1F05

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

T3B10

29. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

T7C05

30. What is the approximate SWR value above which the protection circuits in most solid-state transmitters begin to reduce transmitter power?

T9A01

31. What is a beam antenna?

T5B06

32. If an ammeter calibrated in amperes is used to measure a 3000-milliampere current, what reading would it show?

T5A05

33. What is the electrical term for the electromotive force (EMF) that causes electron flow?

T0A04

34. What is the purpose of a fuse in an electrical circuit?

T3A09

35. Which of the following is a common effect of "skip" reflections between the Earth and the ionosphere?