Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T4A10

1. What is the source of a high-pitched whine that varies with engine speed in a mobile transceiver's receive audio?

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T5C10

2. 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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T8C02

3. Which of these items would be useful for a hidden transmitter hunt?

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T9B06

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

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T0B07

5. Which of the following is an important safety rule to remember when using a crank-up tower?

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T0A11

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

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T6D12

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

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T4B10

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

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T7C10

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

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T1D06

10. What, if any, are the restrictions concerning transmission of language that may be considered indecent or obscene?

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T2A12

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

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T3A07

12. What type of wave carries radio signals between transmitting and receiving stations?

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T6C11

13. What is component 4 in figure T3?

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T5D01

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

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T7A02

15. What is a transceiver?

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T1C05

16. Which of the following is a vanity call sign which a technician class amateur operator might select if available?

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T1E07

17. When the control operator is not the station licensee, who is responsible for the proper operation of the station?

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T1B08

18. 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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T5B04

19. How many volts are equal to one microvolt?

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T3B02

20. What property of a radio wave is used to describe its polarization?

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T6B02

21. What electronic component allows current to flow in only one direction?

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T0C02

22. Which of the following frequencies has the lowest value for Maximum Permissible Exposure limit?

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T7D08

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

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T8A07

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

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T1A13

25. What is the FCC Part 97 definition of telecommand?

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T1F03

26. When is an amateur station required to transmit its assigned call sign?

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T9A06

27. What type of antennas are the quad, Yagi, and dish?

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T6A11

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

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T5A08

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

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T2B03

30. Which of the following describes the muting of receiver audio controlled solely by the presence or absence of an RF signal?

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T7B11

31. What is a symptom of RF feedback in a transmitter or transceiver?

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T8D09

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

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T3C03

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

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T8B09

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

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T2C11

35. What is meant by the term "check" in reference to a formal traffic message?