Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T6A11

1. Which of the following battery types is not rechargeable?

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T1B02

2. Why are the frequency assignments for some U.S. Territories different from those in the 50 U.S. States?

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T6B12

3. What is the term that describes a transistor's ability to amplify a signal?

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T3C08

4. What causes tropospheric ducting?

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T2C04

5. What do RACES and ARES have in common?

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T6C13

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

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T7D06

7. Which of the following might damage a multimeter?

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T5D02

8. What formula is used to calculate voltage in a circuit?

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T5B08

9. How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

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T5C03

10. What is the ability to store energy in a magnetic field called?

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T7C06

11. What does an SWR reading of 4:1 indicate?

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T8A11

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

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T9A13

13. Why are VHF or UHF mobile antennas often mounted in the center of the vehicle roof?

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T8C09

14. How might you obtain a list of active nodes that use VoIP?

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T7A06

15. What device takes the output of a low-powered 28 MHz SSB exciter and produces a 222 MHz output signal?

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T0C08

16. 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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T6D04

17. Which of the following can be used to display signal strength on a numeric scale?

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T1D06

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

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T1C05

19. Which of the following is a vanity call sign which a technician class amateur operator might select if available?

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T0A11

20. What kind of hazard might exist in a power supply when it is turned off and disconnected?

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T2A10

21. What is a band plan, beyond the privileges established by the FCC?

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T7B03

22. Which of the following may be a cause of radio frequency interference?

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T1A04

23. Which of the following meets the FCC definition of harmful interference?

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T5A03

24. What is the name for the flow of electrons in an electric circuit?

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T3B10

25. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

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T9B08

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

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T0B08

27. What is considered to be a proper grounding method for a tower?

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T4A11

28. Where should the negative return connection of a mobile transceiver's power cable be connected?

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T3A03

29. 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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T8D08

30. Which of the following may be included in packet transmissions?

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T2B09

31. Which of the following methods is encouraged by the FCC when identifying your station when using phone?

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T4B08

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

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T8B10

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

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T1E11

34. Who does the FCC presume to be the control operator of an amateur station, unless documentation to the contrary is in the station records?

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T1F10

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