Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T1A03

1. Which part of the FCC regulations contains the rules governing the Amateur Radio Service?

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T7A04

2. Which term describes the ability of a receiver to discriminate between multiple signals?

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T3C08

3. What causes tropospheric ducting?

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T7D04

4. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

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T5B13

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

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T1B11

6. What emission modes are permitted in the mode-restricted sub-bands at 50.0 to 50.1 MHz and 144.0 to 144.1 MHz?

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T1C12

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

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T8C11

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

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T3B05

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

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T2C10

10. What is the preamble in a formal traffic message?

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T2A01

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

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T5D07

12. What is the current flow in a circuit with an applied voltage of 120 volts and a resistance of 80 ohms?

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T1E02

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

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T3A06

14. What term is commonly used to describe the rapid fluttering sound sometimes heard from mobile stations that are moving while transmitting?

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T0B05

15. What is the purpose of a gin pole?

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T5C05

16. What is the unit of frequency?

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T8A02

17. What type of modulation is most commonly used for VHF packet radio transmissions?

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T0C06

18. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

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T4A06

19. Which of the following would be connected between a transceiver and computer in a packet radio station?

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T6A05

20. What type of electrical component consists of two or more conductive surfaces separated by an insulator?

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T6D09

21. What is the name of a device that combines several semiconductors and other components into one package?

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T0A03

22. What is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?

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T6C09

23. What is component 4 in figure T2?

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T5A12

24. What term describes the number of times per second that an alternating current reverses direction?

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T8D07

25. What is PSK31?

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T7C03

26. What, in general terms, is standing wave ratio (SWR)?

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T8B09

27. What causes spin fading when referring to satellite signals?

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T9A07

28. What is a good reason not to use a "rubber duck" antenna inside your car?

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T1D05

29. 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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T9B02

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

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T7B08

31. What should you do if something in a neighbor's home is causing harmful interference to your amateur station?

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T2B06

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

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T1F05

33. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

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T4B08

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

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T6B11

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