Practice Exam

Element 2: Technician

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T2B04

1. Which of the following common problems might cause you to be able to hear but not access a repeater even when transmitting with the proper offset?

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T9B10

2. What electrical difference exists between the smaller RG-58 and larger RG-8 coaxial cables?

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T0A09

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

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T1A02

4. Which agency regulates and enforces the rules for the Amateur Radio Service in the United States?

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T7D08

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

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T5A06

6. How much voltage does a mobile transceiver usually require?

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T1F01

7. What type of identification is being used when identifying a station on theair as Race Headquarters?

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T6B09

8. What are the names of the two electrodes of a diode?

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T6D12

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

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T8A03

10. 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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T0B01

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

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T1C11

12. If your license has expired and is still within the allowable grace period, may you continue to operate a transmitter on amateur service frequencies?

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T7A03

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

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T5C06

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

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T4A04

15. Where must a filter be installed to reduce harmonic emissions from your station?

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T4B12

16. What is the function of automatic gain control or AGC?

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T0C13

17. 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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T7B03

18. Which of the following may be a cause of radio frequency interference?

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T3A11

19. Which part of the atmosphere enables the propagation of radio signals aroundt he world?

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T9A07

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

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T6C02

21. What is component 1 in figure T1?

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T8D03

22. 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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T2C01

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

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T6A11

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

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T3B05

25. How does the wavelength of a radio wave relate to its frequency?

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T3C10

26. What is the radio horizon?

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T2A11

27. Which of the following is an FCC rule regarding power levels used in the amateur bands, under normal, non-distress circumstances?

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T5B08

28. How many microfarads are 1,000,000 picofarads?

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T1D06

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

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T1B03

30. Which frequency is within the 6 meter band?

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T7C07

31. What happens to power lost in a feed line?

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T1E07

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

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T8C09

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

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T8B01

34. Who may be the control operator of a station communicating through an amateur satellite or space station?

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T5D09

35. What is the current flowing through a 24-ohm resistor connected across 240 volts?