Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T5D10

1. What is the voltage across a 2-ohm resistor if a current of 0.5 amperes flows through it?

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T8D06

2. What does the abbreviation PSK mean?

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T4A12

3. What could be happening if another operator reports a variable high-pitched whine on the audio from your mobile transmitter?

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T1F06

4. Which of the following formats of a self-assigned indicator is acceptable when identifying using a phone transmission?

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T1B06

5. Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class licensee?

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T8B07

6. With regard to satellite communications, what is Doppler shift?

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T2A05

7. How should you respond to a station calling CQ?

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T7A01

8. Which term describes the ability of a receiver to detect the presence of a signal?

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T2B11

9. Which Q signal indicates that you are changing frequency?

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T8C10

10. How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

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T1D12

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

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T6A03

12. What electrical parameter is controlled by a potentiometer?

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T5B06

13. If an ammeter calibrated in amperes is used to measure a 3000-milliampere current, what reading would it show?

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T3B06

14. What is the formula for converting frequency to approximate wavelength in meters?

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T7B04

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

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T6B09

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

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T7C13

17. What does a dummy load consist of?

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T5A02

18. Electrical power is measured in which of the following units?

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T4B12

19. What is the function of automatic gain control or AGC?

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T5C05

20. What is the unit of frequency?

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T3C07

21. What band is best suited for communicating via meteor scatter?

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T9A04

22. What is a disadvantage of the "rubber duck" antenna supplied with most handheld radio transceivers?

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T0A05

23. Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?

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T6C13

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

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T9B09

25. What might cause erratic changes in SWR readings?

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T1A03

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

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T0B07

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

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T1C10

28. 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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T7D09

29. What is the characteristic appearance of a cold solder joint?

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T3A04

30. What can happen if the antennas at opposite ends of a VHF or UHF line of sight radio link are not using the same polarization?

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T6D01

31. Which of the following devices or circuits changes an alternating current into a varying direct current signal?

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T0C05

32. Why do exposure limits vary with frequency?

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T2C11

33. What is meant by the term "check" in reference to a formal traffic message?

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T1E02

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

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T8A08

35. What is the approximate bandwidth of a single sideband voice signal?