Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T3A03

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

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T7B09

2. What is a Part 15 device?

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T7D01

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

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T8C12

4. What is meant by Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as used in amateur radio?

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T5A11

5. What is the basic unit of electromotive force?

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T8B10

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

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T4B03

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

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T1F03

8. When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?

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T0B07

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

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T1A11

10. When is willful interference to other amateur radio stations permitted?

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T1D05

11. When may amateur radio operators use their stations to notify other amateurs of the availability of equipment for sale or trade?

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T0A07

12. Which of these precautions should be taken when installing devices for lightning protection in a coaxial cable feed line?

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T3B03

13. What are the two components of a radio wave?

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T1C10

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

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T6B09

15. What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?

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T4A05

16. Where should an in-line SWR meter be connected to monitor the standing wave ratio of the station antenna system?

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T2A08

17. What is the meaning of the procedural signal "CQ"?

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T0C01

18. What type of radiation are VHF and UHF radio signals?

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T1E08

19. Which of the following is an example of automatic control?

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T7A11

20. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

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T9B02

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

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T7C02

22. Which of the following instruments can be used to determine if an antenna is resonant at the desired operating frequency?

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T6D05

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

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T6C13

24. Which of the following is accurately represented in electrical circuit schematic diagrams?

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T9A10

25. In which direction is the radiation strongest from a half-wave dipole antenna in free space?

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T2C04

26. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

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T8A11

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

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T3C09

28. What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation via the F layer?

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T5B05

29. Which of the following is equivalent to 500 milliwatts?

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T8D03

30. Which of the following devices provides data to the transmitter when sending automatic position reports from a mobile amateur radio station?

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T2B06

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

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T1B03

32. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

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T5C10

33. How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the current is 2.5 amperes?

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T5D05

34. What is the resistance in a circuit for which the applied voltage is 12 volts and the current flow is 1.5 amperes?

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T6A02

35. What type of component is often used as an adjustable volume control?