Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

T3C07

1. What band is best suited to communicating via meteor scatter?

T5B01

2. How many milliamperes is 1.5 amperes?

T0C05

3. Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?

T1D06

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

T5C04

5. What is the basic unit of inductance?

T9B04

6. What does an antenna tuner do?

T8C04

7. Which of the following is good procedure when contacting another station in a radio contest?

T0B11

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

T1B08

9. What do the FCC rules mean when an amateur frequency band is said to be available on a secondary basis?

T2B02

10. What is the term used to describe the use of a sub-audible tone transmitted with normal voice audio to open the squelch of a receiver?

T8B06

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

T4B02

12. Which of the following can be used to enter the operating frequency on a modern transceiver?

T7C08

13. What instrument other than an SWR meter could you use to determine if a feedline and antenna are properly matched?

T9A01

14. What is a beam antenna?

T2C07

15. What should you do to minimize disruptions to an emergency traffic net once you have checked in?

Figure

T6C09

16. What is component 4 in figure T2?

T7A06

17. What device takes the output of a low-powered 28 MHz SSB exciter and produces a 222 MHz output signal?

T1E08

18. What type of control is being used for a repeater when the control operator is not present at a control point?

T1F12

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

T7B10

20. What might be the problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?

T6B06

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

T8A10

22. What is the typical bandwidth of analog fast-scan TV transmissions on the 70 cm band?

T6D05

23. What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?

T8D08

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

T7D01

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

T5D03

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

T2A01

27. What is the most common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?

T4A10

28. What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver's receive audio?

T1C06

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

T5A01

30. Electrical current is measured in which of the following units?

T0A08

31. What is one way to recharge a 12-volt lead-acid station battery if the commercial power is out?

T3A03

32. What antenna polarization is normally used for long-distance weak-signal CW and SSB contacts using the VHF and UHF bands?

T1A05

33. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of a space station?

T3B10

34. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

T6A04

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