Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T2B06

1. What happens when the deviation of an FM transmitter is increased?

T4B03

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

T6B07

3. What does the abbreviation "LED" stand for?

T2C10

4. What is the preamble in a formal traffic message?

T5C06

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

T1F09

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

T9B02

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

T1A07

8. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telemetry?

T6C12

9. What do the symbols on an electrical circuit schematic diagram represent?

T7C10

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

T1E05

11. What is an amateur station control point?

T4A01

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

T0A11

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

T3A08

14. What is the cause of irregular fading of signals from distant stations during times of generally good reception?

T0C11

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

T7B01

16. What can you do if you are told your FM handheld or mobile transceiver is over deviating?

T5A08

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

T9A09

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

T5B09

19. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

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T7A05

20. What is the function of block 1 if figure T4 is a simple CW transmitter?

T1D06

21. Which of the following types of transmissions are prohibited?

T8D08

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

T7D01

23. Which instrument would you use to measure electric potential or electromotive force?

T6D07

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

T3B07

25. What property of radio waves is often used to identify the different frequency bands?

T1C07

26. What may result when correspondence from the FCC is returned as undeliverable because the grantee failed to provide the correct mailing address?

T0B10

27. Which of the following is true concerning grounding conductors used for lightning protection?

T8C02

28. Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

T2A09

29. What brief statement is often used in place of "CQ" to indicate that you are listening on a repeater?

T3C04

30. Which of the following propagation types is most commonly associated with occasional strong over-the-horizon signals on the 10, 6, and 2 meter bands?

T5D02

31. What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

T1B07

32. What amateur band are you using if you are transmitting on 223.50 MHz?

T6A07

33. What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?

T8A07

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

T8B06

35. What can be used to determine the time period during which an amateur satellite or space station can be accessed?