Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T1A10

1. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of an amateur station?

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T2A02

2. What is the national calling frequency for FM simplex operations in the 70 cm band?

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T8B09

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

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T2B13

4. Which of the following is true of the use of SSB phone in amateur bands above 50 MHz?

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T5A08

5. Which of the following is a good electrical insulator?

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T4B09

6. Which of the following is an appropriate receive filter bandwidth to select in order to minimize noise and interference for SSB reception?

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T3A01

7. What should you do if another operator reports that your station's 2 meter signals were strong just a moment ago, but now they are weak or distorted?

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T7C09

8. Which of the following is the most common cause for failure of coaxial cables?

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T6C07

9. What is component 8 in figure T2?

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T6A01

10. What electrical component is used to oppose the flow of current in a DC circuit?

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T1B08

11. Which of the following is a result of the fact that the amateur service is secondary in some portions of the 70 cm band?

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T8C11

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

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T1C06

13. From which of the following locations may an FCC-licensed amateur station transmit, in addition to places where the FCC regulates communications?

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T4A06

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

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T9A14

15. Which of the following terms describes a type of loading when referring to an antenna?

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T0A02

16. How does current flowing through the body cause a health hazard?

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T8A03

17. Which type of voice mode is most often used for long-distance (weak signal) contacts on the VHF and UHF bands?

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T5C13

18. What are the units of impedance?

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T7A06

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

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T7D07

20. Which of the following measurements are commonly made using a multimeter?

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T1D11

21. When may an amateur station transmit without identifying?

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T3B10

22. What frequency range is referred to as HF?

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T1F06

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

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T5D01

24. What formula is used to calculate current in a circuit?

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T2C06

25. 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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T6D05

26. What type of circuit controls the amount of voltage from a power supply?

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T3C09

27. What is generally the best time for long-distance 10 meter band propagation via the F layer?

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T1E05

28. What is an amateur station control point?

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T9B06

29. Which of the following connectors is most suitable for frequencies above 400MHz?

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T6B12

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

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T8D09

31. What code is used when sending CW in the amateur bands?

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T7B01

32. What can you do if you are told your FM handheld or mobile transceiver is over-deviating?

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T0C03

33. 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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T5B09

34. What is the approximate amount of change, measured in decibels (dB), of a power increase from 5 watts to 10 watts?

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T0B11

35. Which of the following establishes grounding requirements for an amateur radio tower or antenna?