Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T3A05

1. When using a directional antenna, how might your station be able to access a distant repeater if buildings or obstructions are blocking the direct line of sight path?

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T1A13

2. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand?

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T5D03

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

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T7C10

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

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T7A05

5. What is the name of a circuit that generates a signal of a desired frequency?

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T2A07

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

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T8B11

7. What is a commonly used method of sending signals to and from a digital satellite?

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T1C12

8. Who may select a desired call sign under the vanity call sign rules?

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T0A09

9. What kind of hazard is presented by a conventional 12-volt storage battery?

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T2C03

10. What should be done to insure that voice message traffic containing proper names and unusual words are copied correctly by the receiving station?

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T5A04

11. What is the name for a current that flows only in one direction?

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T9B08

12. Why should coax connectors exposed to the weather be sealed against water intrusion?

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T4A01

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

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T0C08

14. Which of the following actions might amateur operators take to prevent exposure to RF radiation in excess of FCC-supplied limits?

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T5B13

15. If a frequency readout shows a reading of 2425 MHz, what frequency is that in GHz?

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T1B03

16. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

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T3B08

17. What are the frequency limits of the VHF spectrum?

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T6B11

18. What are the three electrodes of a field effect transistor?

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T9A09

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

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T1D12

20. Under which of the following circumstances may an amateur radio station engage in broadcasting?

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T4B11

21. Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term "repeater offset"?

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T8C11

22. What name is given to an amateur radio station that is used to connect other amateur stations to the Internet?

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T6A03

23. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

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T2B05

24. What determines the amount of deviation of an FM (as opposed to PM) signal?

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T3C03

25. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

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T5C11

26. How many amperes are flowing in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the load is 120 watts?

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T6D08

27. Which of the following is used together with an inductor to make a tuned circuit?

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T1E02

28. Who may a station licensee designate to be the control operator of an amateur station?

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T8D10

29. Which of the following can be used to transmit CW in the amateur bands?

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T6C04

30. What is component 3 in figure T1?

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T7D11

31. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?

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T1F11

32. To which foreign stations do the FCC rules authorize the transmission of non-emergency third party communications?

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T0B03

33. Under what circumstances is it safe to climb a tower without a helper or observer?

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T8A07

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

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T7B04

35. Which of the following is a way to reduce or eliminate interference by an amateur transmitter to a nearby telephone?