Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T7D08

1. Which of the following types of solder is best for radio and electronic use?

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T1C10

2. 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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T5D10

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

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T7C03

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

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T7B09

5. What is a Part 15 device?

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T7A07

6. What is meant by term "PTT"?

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T3C02

7. Which of the following might be happening when VHF signals are being received from long distances?

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T9B01

8. Why is it important to have a low SWR in an antenna system that uses coaxial cable feed line?

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T3A10

9. What may occur if data signals propagate over multiple paths?

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T8D03

10. Which of the following devices provides data to the transmitter when sending automatic position reports from a mobile amateur radio station?

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T6D06

11. What component is commonly used to change 120V AC house current to a lower AC voltage for other uses?

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T8B06

12. Which of the following are inputs to a satellite tracking program?

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T2A10

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

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T9A08

14. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a quarter-wavelength vertical antenna for 146 MHz?

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T5A03

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

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T8A07

16. What is the primary advantage of single sideband over FM for voice transmissions?

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T4A03

17. Which is a good reason to use a regulated power supply for communications equipment?

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T1A08

18. Which of the following entities recommends transmit/receive channels and other parameters for auxiliary and repeater stations?

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T0A06

19. What is a good way to guard against electrical shock at your station?

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T6C13

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

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T1B04

21. Which amateur band are you using when your station is transmitting on 146.52MHz?

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T1F04

22. Which of the following is an acceptable language to use for station identification when operating in a phone sub-band?

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T1D04

23. What is the only time an amateur station is authorized to transmit music?

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T2C07

24. Which of the following is an accepted practice for an amateur operator who has checked into an emergency traffic net?

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T5C05

25. What is the unit of frequency?

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T8C06

26. How is access to an IRLP node accomplished?

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T2B07

27. What could cause your FM signal to interfere with stations on nearby frequencies?

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T1E08

28. Which of the following is an example of automatic control?

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T4B04

29. What is a way to enable quick access to a favorite frequency on your transceiver?

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T6B11

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

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T0C11

31. What is the definition of duty cycle during the averaging time for RF exposure?

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T5B09

32. 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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T3B11

33. What is the approximate velocity of a radio wave as it travels through freespace?

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T0B01

34. When should members of a tower work team wear a hard hat and safety glasses?

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T6A11

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