Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician (EXPIRED)

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T4A03

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

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T6D01

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

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T1E05

3. What is an amateur station control point?

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T2B02

4. 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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T0B10

5. Which of the following is true concerning grounding conductors used for lightning protection?

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T8C10

6. How do you select a specific IRLP node when using a portable transceiver?

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T5A12

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

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T7A06

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

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T9A02

9. Which of the following is true regarding vertical antennas?

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T6B08

10. What does the abbreviation FET stand for?

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T8B09

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

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T3B06

12. What is the formula for converting frequency to approximate wavelength in meters?

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T6C07

13. What is component 8 in figure T2?

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T1B06

14. Which 23 cm frequency is authorized to a Technician Class licensee?

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T3C03

15. What is a characteristic of VHF signals received via auroral reflection?

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T0C13

16. If the averaging time for exposure is 6 minutes, how much power density is permitted if the signal is present for 3 minutes and absent for 3 minutes rather than being present for the entire 6 minutes?

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T9B03

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

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T1F13

18. When must the station licensee make the station and its records available for FCC inspection?

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T2C01

19. When do the FCC rules NOT apply to the operation of an amateur station?

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T0A03

20. What is connected to the green wire in a three-wire electrical AC plug?

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T4B11

21. Which of the following describes the common meaning of the term "repeater offset"?

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T5C10

22. 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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T3A01

23. 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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T5D08

24. What is the current flowing through a 100-ohm resistor connected across 200 volts?

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T1C03

25. What types of international communications are permitted by an FCC-licensed amateur station?

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T8A01

26. Which of the following is a form of amplitude modulation?

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T1D11

27. When may an amateur station transmit without identifying?

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T8D11

28. What is an ARQ transmission system?

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T1A06

29. Which of the following services are protected from interference by amateur signals under all circumstances?

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T2A12

30. Which of the following is a guideline to use when choosing an operating frequency for calling CQ?

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T7D08

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

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T5B13

32. If a frequency readout shows a reading of 2425 MHz, what frequency is that in GHz?

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T6A10

33. Which of the following battery types is rechargeable?

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T7B10

34. What might be the problem if you receive a report that your audio signal through the repeater is distorted or unintelligible?

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T7C10

35. Why should the outer jacket of coaxial cable be resistant to ultraviolet light?