Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T5A06

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

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T0B02

2. What is a good precaution to observe before climbing an antenna tower?

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T3B05

3. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

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T1D06

4. What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?

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T1F10

5. Who is accountable should a repeater inadvertently retransmit communications that violate the FCC rules?

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T9A01

6. What is a beam antenna?

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T2A07

7. Which of the following is true when making a test transmission?

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T7C10

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

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T7A10

9. What device increases the low-power output from a handheld transceiver?

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T4B08

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

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T1E07

11. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

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T8A09

12. What is the approximate bandwidth of a VHF repeater FM phone signal?

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T1C02

13. Which of the following is a valid US amateur radio station call sign?

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T6D06

14. What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?

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T0A06

15. What is a good way to guard against electrical shock at your station?

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T8C03

16. What popular operating activity involves contacting as many stations as possible during a specified period of time?

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T3A01

17. 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?

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T1B04

18. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52MHz?

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T2B02

19. 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?

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T3C10

20. What is the radio horizon?

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T6B09

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

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T5C07

22. What is a usual name for electromagnetic waves that travel through space?

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T6C08

23. What is component 9 in figure T2?

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T7B11

24. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

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T2C07

25. Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into an emergency traffic net?

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T0C04

26. What factors affect the RF exposure of people near an amateur station antenna?

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T5B12

27. Which of the following frequencies is equal to 28,400 kHz?

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T5D12

28. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 2 amperes flows through it?

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T1A05

29. Which of the following is a purpose of the Amateur Radio Service rules and regulations as defined by the FCC?

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T9B07

30. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

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T7D02

31. What is the correct way to connect a voltmeter to a circuit?

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T8B04

32. Which amateur stations may make contact with an amateur station on the International Space Station using 2 meter and 70 cm band amateur radio frequencies?

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T6A06

33. What type of electrical component stores energy in a magnetic field?

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T4A07

34. How is a computer's sound card used when conducting digital communications using a computer?

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T8D04

35. What type of transmission is indicated by the term NTSC?