Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T0A11

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

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T2A03

2. What is a common repeater frequency offset in the 70 cm band?

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T8C08

3. What is required in place of on-air station identification when sending signals to a radio control model using amateur frequencies?

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T1B12

4. Why are frequency assignments for U.S. stations operating maritime mobile not the same everywhere in the world?

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T4B05

5. Which of the following would reduce ignition interference to a receiver?

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T8D10

6. Which of the following can be used to transmit CW in the amateur bands?

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T6C06

7. What is component 6 in figure T2?

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T7A11

8. Where is an RF preamplifier installed?

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T0B12

9. Which of the following is good practice when installing ground wires on a tower for lightning protection?

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T1A03

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

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T1D04

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

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T0C12

12. How does RF radiation differ from ionizing radiation (radioactivity)?

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T7D11

13. Which of the following precautions should be taken when measuring circuit resistance with an ohmmeter?

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T8B06

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

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T5B06

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

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T6D01

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

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T5D02

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

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T1F06

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

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T2C07

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

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T1C08

20. What is the normal term for an FCC-issued primary station/operator amateur radio license grant?

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T9A07

21. What is a good reason not to use a "rubber duck" antenna inside your car?

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T8A03

22. 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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T3C05

23. Which of the following effects might cause radio signals to be heard despite obstructions between the transmitting and receiving stations?

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T5C06

24. What does the abbreviation "RF" refer to?

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T7C06

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

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T4A02

26. How might a computer be used as part of an amateur radio station?

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T2B01

27. What is the term used to describe an amateur station that is transmitting and receiving on the same frequency?

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T9B03

28. Why is coaxial cable used more often than any other feed line for amateur radio antenna systems?

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T6B11

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

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T7B07

30. Which of the following may be useful in correcting a radio frequency interference problem?

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T1E01

31. When is an amateur station permitted to transmit without a control operator?

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T6A08

32. What electrical component is used to connect or disconnect electrical circuits?

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T3B11

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

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T3A08

34. Which of the following is a likely cause of irregular fading of signals received by ionospheric reflection?

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T5A02

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