Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T5B11

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

T4B08

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

T2B09

3. Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

T5C08

4. What is the formula used to calculate electrical power in a DC circuit?

T0C08

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

T8D03

6. Which of the following is normally used when sending automatic location reports via amateur radio?

T9B09

7. What might cause erratic changes in SWR readings?

T0A05

8. Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?

T3B09

9. What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?

T1B09

10. Why should you not set your transmit frequency to be exactly at the edge of an amateur band or sub-band?

T2C04

11. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

T3C03

12. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

T8B10

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

T8A08

14. What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband voice signal?

T6A03

15. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

T1F09

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

T7B12

17. What does the acronym "BER" mean when applied to digital communications systems?

T7D09

18. What is the characteristic appearance of a "cold" solder joint?

T0B11

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

T1D08

20. When may the control operator of an amateur station receive compensation for operating the station?

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T6C06

21. What is component 6 in figure T2?

T6B12

22. What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?

T3A01

23. What should you do if another operator reports that your station's 2 meter signals were strong just a moment ago, but now they are weak or distorted?

T2A02

24. What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 70 cm band?

T5D09

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

T1E02

26. Who is eligible to be the control operator of an amateur station?

T8C10

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

T6D02

28. What best describes a relay?

T7A13

29. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

T7C06

30. What does an SWR reading of 4:1 mean?

T1C04

31. When are you allowed to operate your amateur station in a foreign country?

T4A01

32. Which of the following is true concerning the microphone connectors on amateur transceivers?

T9A06

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

T1A01

34. For whom is the Amateur Radio Service intended?

T5A06

35. How much voltage does a mobile transceiver usually require?