Practice Exam

Element 3: General (EXPIRED)

G4C10

1. What could be a symptom of a ground loop somewhere in your station?

G1B09

2. When may an amateur station transmit communications in which the licensee or control operator has a pecuniary (monetary) interest?

G1E05

3. What types of messages for a third party in another country may be transmitted by an amateur station?

G8B04

4. What is the name of the stage in a VHF FM transmitter that generates a harmonic of a lower frequency signal to reach the desired operating frequency?

G5C14

5. Which of the following components should be added to an inductor to increase the inductance?

G9C04

6. Which statement about a three-element; single-band Yagi antenna is true?

G0B03

7. Which size of fuse or circuit breaker would be appropriate to use with a circuit that uses AWG number 14 wiring?

G8A04

8. What emission is produced by a reactance modulator connected to an RF power amplifier?

G2D06

9. How is a directional antenna pointed when making a "long-path" contact with another station?

G7A04

10. What is the peak-inverse-voltage across the rectifier in a half-wave power supply?

G2A03

11. Which of the following is most commonly used for SSB voice communications in the VHF and UHF bands?

G3B08

12. What does MUF stand for?

G9A05

13. How does the attenuation of coaxial cable change as the frequency of the signal it is carrying increases?

G6B08

14. Why must the cases of some large power transistors be insulated from ground?

G6C01

15. Which of the following is an analog integrated circuit?

G0A02

16. Which of the following properties is important in estimating whether an RF signal exceeds the maximum permissible exposure (MPE)?

G9D09

17. Which of the following is an application for a Beverage antenna?

G4A09

18. Why is a time delay sometimes included in a transmitter keying circuit?

G2C07

19. When sending CW, what does a "C" mean when added to the RST report?

G4B10

20. Which of the following can be determined with a directional wattmeter?

G7C03

21. What circuit is used to process signals from the RF amplifier and local oscillator and send the result to the IF filter in a superheterodyne receiver?

G5A01

22. What is impedance?

G7B11

23. For which of the following modes is a Class C power stage appropriate for amplifying a modulated signal?

G4D09

24. What frequency range is occupied by a 3 kHz USB signal with the displayed carrier frequency set to 14.347 MHz?

G1C03

25. What is the maximum bandwidth permitted by FCC rules for Amateur Radio stations when transmitting on USB frequencies in the 60 meter band?

G3A09

26. What effect do high sunspot numbers have on radio communications?

G3C07

27. What makes HF scatter signals often sound distorted?

G1D05

28. Which of the following is sufficient for you to be an administering VE for a Technician Class operator license examination?

G5B12

29. What would be the RMS voltage across a 50-ohm dummy load dissipating 1200 watts?

G2E04

30. What segment of the 20 meter band is most often used for data transmissions?

G6A11

31. Why would it be important to minimize the mutual inductance between two inductors?

G9B12

32. What is the approximate length for a 1/4-wave vertical antenna cut for 28.5 MHz?

G1A05

33. Which of the following frequencies is in the General Class portion of the 40 meter band?

G2B01

34. Which of the following is true concerning access to frequencies?

G4E11

35. Which of the following is a disadvantage of using wind as the primary source of power for an emergency station?