Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T8D04

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

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T5C12

2. What is meant by the term impedance?

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T5D04

3. What is the resistance of a circuit in which a current of 3 amperes flows through a resistor connected to 90 volts?

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T1F05

4. What method of call sign identification is required for a station transmitting phone signals?

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T3B09

5. What are the frequency limits of the UHF spectrum?

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T6B08

6. What does the abbreviation FET stand for?

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T1D09

7. Under which of the following circumstances are amateur stations authorized to transmit signals related to broadcasting, program production, or news gathering, assuming no other means is available?

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T7B12

8. What might be the first step to resolve cable TV interference from your ham radio transmission?

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T5A05

9. What is the electrical term for the electromotive force (EMF) that causes electron flow?

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T1E05

10. What is an amateur station control point?

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T2A09

11. What brief statement is often transmitted in place of "CQ" to indicate that you are listening on a repeater?

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T0C06

12. Which of the following is an acceptable method to determine that your station complies with FCC RF exposure regulations?

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T1C02

13. Which of the following is a valid US amateur radio station call sign?

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T2B11

14. Which Q signal indicates that you are changing frequency?

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T1B13

15. Which emission may be used between 219 and 220 MHz?

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T5B06

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

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T6A07

17. What electrical component is usually composed of a coil of wire?

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T7D09

18. What is the characteristic appearance of a cold solder joint?

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T3A09

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

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T6D12

20. Which of the following is a common reason to use shielded wire?

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T2C07

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

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T9B07

22. Which of the following is true of PL-259 type coax connectors?

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T0A09

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

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T3C01

24. Why are direct (not via a repeater) UHF signals rarely heard from stations outside your local coverage area?

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T7C08

25. What instrument other than an SWR meter could you use to determine if a feedline and antenna are properly matched?

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T8B05

26. What is a satellite beacon?

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T4B05

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

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T4A07

28. How is a computer's sound card used when conducting digital communications using a computer?

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T1A04

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

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T7A03

30. Which of the following is used to convert a radio signal from one frequency to another?

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T8A07

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

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T0B01

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

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T9A09

33. What is the approximate length, in inches, of a 6 meter 1/2-wave length wire dipole antenna?

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T6C09

34. What is component 4 in figure T2?

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T8C09

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