Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T4A11

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

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T2C06

2. Which of the following is an accepted practice to get the immediate attention of a net control station when reporting an emergency?

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T1E03

3. Who must designate the station control operator?

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T7B09

4. What is a Part 15 device?

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T0C03

5. What is the maximum power level that an amateur radio station may use at VHF frequencies before an RF exposure evaluation is required?

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T5A12

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

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T7A07

7. What is meant by term "PTT"?

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T2A10

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

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T1F02

9. When using tactical identifiers such as "Race Headquarters" during a community service net operation, how often must your station transmit the station's FCC-assigned call sign?

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T0B04

10. Which of the following is an important safety precaution to observe when putting up an antenna tower?

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T5D11

11. What is the voltage across a 10-ohm resistor if a current of 1 ampere flows through it?

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T5B12

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

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T8A06

13. Which sideband is normally used for 10 meter HF, VHF and UHF single-sideband communications?

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T5C10

14. How much power is being used in a circuit when the applied voltage is 12 volts DC and the current is 2.5 amperes?

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T4B01

15. What may happen if a transmitter is operated with the microphone gain set too high?

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T1A02

16. Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

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T0A09

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

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T7D04

18. Which instrument is used to measure electric current?

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T1D02

19. On which of the following occasions may an FCC-licensed amateur station exchange messages with a U.S. military station?

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T1C10

20. 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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T6B11

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

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T3A09

22. Which of the following results from the fact that skip signals refracted from the ionosphere are elliptically polarized?

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T8D04

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

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T2B02

24. 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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T6D02

25. What best describes a relay?

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T3B05

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

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T8C02

27. Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

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T6C04

28. What is component 3 in figure T1?

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T8B07

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

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T3C07

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

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T6A11

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

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T7C01

32. What is the primary purpose of a dummy load?

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T9A12

33. What is a reason to use a properly mounted 5/8 wavelength antenna for VHF or UHF mobile service?

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T9B11

34. Which of the following types of feed line has the lowest loss at VHF and UHF?

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T1B05

35. Which 70 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class license holder operating in ITU Region 2?